NNPC Set to Stimulate Economic Growth Through Aggressive Gas Development – GMD Baru

Ndu Nghamadu, Abuja: The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has stated that the Federal Government has mandated the Corporation to pursue an aggressive gas development programme to stimulate economic growth in the Country. Dr. Baru made this disclosure on Tuesday in Lagos during a Gas Roundtable…

EFCC Boss, Magu Calls For Bottom-up Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called for anti-corruption initiatives at the grassroots level. Magu made the call on Tuesday while receiving an honorary award of excellence from a delegation of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) which visited him in Abuja. He said in a statement…

Emir of Bauchi Commends Gov Bindow On Dividends of Good Governance

Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, has commended Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State for providing dividends of good governance to the people. According to the SA Media and Publicity to the Governor, Macauley Hunohashi, the Emir, made the commendation when the government paid him a courtesy visit in his palace in…

President Buhari Concerned Over Plight Of Workers In States

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government Receiving a group of governors led by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abdul’Aziz Abubakar Yari, at the State House, President Buhari said…

Military Engagement Alone Cannot Solve Insurgency – FG

Mansur Dan-AliNigeria’s Defense Minister The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said that military engagement alone cannot provide sustainable solution to the asymmetric security threats in the country, given their complexity and root causes. Dan-Ali made the remark on Tuesday in Abuja at the opening of a four-day international seminar on “Managing Asymmetric Security Challenges…

411 Teachers Sit For Professional Qualifying Exam In Lagos

  About 411 teachers participated in the maiden edition of the Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination in Lagos State, Gbolahan Enilolobo, State Coordinator of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), has said. Enilolobo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday that the exercise was made a computer based test (CBT) to expose…

President Buhari Goes To D-8 Summit In Istanbul Also to Visit Ankara

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to Ankara, the…