2017 Hajj: NHCN places Kebbi in Category ‘A’

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NHCN) has placed Kebbi in Category ‘A’ to enable the state to enjoy some privileges to be provided by the commission. The information is in a statement in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday, signed by Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Atiku Bagudu. Dakingari stated that “placing……

Nigeria to rake in N14.67tn investments in 2017

If all things go well, Nigeria will rake in about N14.67tn into its economy from both foreign and local investors before the end of the 2017 fiscal year. This is according to statistics obtained from the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, at the weekend. Details of the projection showed that, when compared with 2016…

The 2017 Budget Process; Change In The Right Direction

Without doubt, the 2017 Appropriation Process has so far been without the several controversies that trailed the 2016 Process. This can be attributed to no less than the better rapport between the Presidency led by President Buhari and the National Assembly as led by Senate President Saraki. Even with the physical absence of President Muhammadu……

Ambode earmarks 181 LG roads for construction in 2017

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), with his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule (left) and Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu I (right) during the 1st Quarter 2017 Town Hall meeting (6th in the series) to render account of stewardship of Governor Ambode’s administration, at the Ajelogo Housing Scheme, Akanimodo, Mile 12, Ketu, Lagos,…

World Bank says Nigeria may exit recession in 2017, but …

The World Bank is optimistic that Nigeria may exit economic recession this year, 2017. The bank however stated that it is not yet ready to grant the country the loan facilities, which it has requested. The statistics depicting Nigeria’s projected growth is contained in a report of the bank released on Wednesday, which included review…

Nigerians Expect Speedy Passage of 2017 Budget – BMSG

Muhammad Labbo, Abuja: The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has implored members of the National Assembly (NASS) to speedily consider and pass the 2017 budget since it is targeted at the improvement of the welfare of Nigerians and the economic growth of the nation. Welcoming them from their Christmas break, Chairman of BMSG Muhammed Labbo…

NNPC Commences Moves To Reduce Fuel Importation

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced moves to reduce products importation by boosting the capacity utilization of the refineries to 60 per cent by the end of 2017. This was disclosed by the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, during a courtesy call on him by the Board…

MFM founder, Olukoya releases 40 prophecies for 2017

The founder of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Dr. D.K Olukoya, has released 40 prophecies for the year 2017. Olukoya tagged 2017 as “My Year of Indisputable Victory and Uncommon Deliverance” and took his text from Proverbs 11:21and Numbers 32:23. He said: “Sin is addictive, sinner in one department of life is a…

BUHARI’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE: Nigeria’s fate lies in war against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration to wrestle corruption to the ground, even as he again called for the support of all Nigerians. The President in his New Year’s message to the country, said the “fate of our country lies partly in the success of this campaign”, adding, that “it will be unthinkable on…

President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in our security and socio-economic situation. I know you will join me to, once again, congratulate…

We’ll take Lagos to next level in 2017-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday thanked Lagosians for the massive support given to his administration in the outgoing year, assuring that he would work assiduously to ensure that the State is taken to the next pedestal in 2017, especially in the area of physical and social infrastructural development. The Governor, in his…

Congo opposition near deal for Kabila to step down in 2017

The opposition in DR Congo has reportedly reached a deal for President Joseph Kabila to step down in 2017. Reports say the opposition reached the deal last Saturday and under the agreement, elections would be held next year and Kabila, would agree not to change the constitution to run for a third term. Read also:…