2018 Economic Summit: FG, NESG to focus on economic transformation, ERGP

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), will focus on economic transformation at the forthcoming 2018 National Economic Summit (NES). The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, said this on Friday in Abuja while inaugurating the Joint Planning Committee for the 24th edition of National Economic…

Trailer park: Fashola approves N133m compensation for 5 Abia communities

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of N133 million compensation to Abia communities for land acquired for the construction of a trailer park on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway. Enugu-Port Harcourt Epressway The Federal Controller, Federal Ministry of Works, Mr Chukwudike Nwankwo, spoke in an interview with News Agency…

Construction of Trailer Park: Fashola Approves N133m Compensation for 5 Abia Communities

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of N133 million compensation to Abia communities for land acquired for the construction of a trailer park on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway. The Federal Controller, Federal Ministry of Works, Mr. Chukwudike Nwankwo, spoke in an interview with NAN on Friday during the…

FG releases N1.3bn earned allowances of UNN lecturers

Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN) chapter, says the Federal Government has released N1.3 billion as earned allowances of members of the union. Prof. Benjamin Ozumba      Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Abada spoke to newsmen on Friday in Nsukka, at the end of an emergency congress…

Zamfara: 18,908 Women get DFID Support

No fewer than 18,908 nursing mothers benefitted from the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) cash transfer project of the British Department for International Development (DFID) in Zamfara. Hajiya Fatima Musa, the Behavioural Change and Communication Officer of the programme in the state, disclosed this in Gusau on Friday at a Bi-Monthly Media and Civil Society…

US secretary of state: phones President Buhari

Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state: phones President Buhari By Prudence Arobani/New York U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Nigeria’s President Muhamadu Buhari and reaffirmed the longstanding relationship between the U.S. and Nigeria, U.S. Department of State said. Spokesperson for the Department, Ms Heather Nauert, said Pompeo, during the call, also underscored Buhari’s visit…

FAAN Moves To End Traffic Congestion In Abuja Airport – Dunoma

The newly completed rail station at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. (NAN/Picture)   The Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, says that the authority is working toward ending the current traffic congestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Dunoma, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…