N5,000 Beneficiaries Were Identified Before 29 May, 2015

Laolu Akande, Abuja: Details are emerging on how the Federal Government determined the beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer who are now receiving the N5,000 monthly stipends across the 9 pilot States. According to the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, the nine States…

ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to eduction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 per cent in 2015 to 8 per cent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way FGN treats…

Plateau poultry farmers decry low patronage

Poultry farmers in Plateau say they record low patronage and experience hike in the price of feeds in recent times. Mr John Dasar, the Chairman, Poultry Association of Nigeria in the state, spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos. “This period is, indeed, tough for us; the sale is low,…

Recession: Nigeria urged to invest in renewable energy

A development economist, Dr Chidi Onuoha, says the solution for Nigeria to come out of the current economic recession is investment in renewable energy. Onuoha, National President, Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN), made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday. He said that policymakers…

MHR Adewale’s replacement, youth group set to tackle imposition

By Lanre Adesanya Barely two months left to perfect search for a good replacement for deceased (Dr)  Elijah Adewale, the Federal  House of Representatives member representing Ifako/Ijaye federal  constituency, concerned youths there have stated their resolve to hinder all forms of alleged imposition attempt at the upcoming bye-election for JAH’s replacement. Youth under the aegies  of…

Buhari clueless on how to overcome recession –PDP

From NDUBUISI ORJI, Abuja THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration lacks the fiscal discipline, knowhow and resolve to move the country out of recession. The PDP said statements by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, that the present administration of Buhari will focus on fiscal discipline and…

Enemies after Buhari – Ex-Rep, Rigachikun

*Says they’re not happy because President’s policies have stopped their illicit sources of sustenance Hon Ibrahim Bello Rigachikun is a Kaduna-born politician and lawyer. He represented Igabi Federal Constituency of Kaduna State from 2011 to 2015 on the platform of defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 7th assembly. He is currently the National…

FBI releases Hillary Clinton email report

Hilary Clinton Hillary Clinton repeatedly told the FBI she couldn’t recall key details and events related to classified information procedures, according to notes the bureau released Friday of its July interview with the Democratic presidential nominee, along with a report on its investigation into her private email server. Clinton told the FBI she “could not…