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Zuma’s Fate Hangs In The Balance

1 week ago /
International News 

Leaders of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, ANC Party,  are to meet to decide the future of President Jacob Zuma as the National Executive Committee (NEC) is likely to ask him to step down. ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa,  acknowledged on Sunday that the issue was causing "disunity and discord". Zuma, 75,...

Federal Government Inaugurates Employment Council

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will withdraw any approved contract if it fails to provide the number of new jobs the procurement will provide for citizens.

Gambia Rejoins The Commonwealth

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The Gambia is rejoining the commonwealth, almost five years after it withdrew under the rule of ousted President Yahya Jammeh who branded it a "neo-colonial institution”.

AFDB To Invest $56 Billion In Creating Industries Across Africa

3 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

The Africa Development Bank says about fifty six billion dollars will be invested in creating industries and markets to grow the GDP of Africa and provide employment opportunities for millions of unemployed youths on the continent.

APC ‘Cooked Up Indices’ Won’t Help Buhari, Says PDP

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “cooked up” the indices presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled Federal Government as evidence of its achievements in strengthening Nigeria’s economy since it came to power in May 2015. In a statement on Thursday, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan,...

Former INEC Chairman Calls For ‘Constructive Engagement’ Of Youths In Politics

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Former Head of Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has given out some useful information ahead of the 2019 elections explaining why youths must be constructively engaged in politics. Professor Attahiru Jega, who was a guest speaker at an event at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on...

 

U.K Encourages Young Nigerians To Participate In Leadership

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The United Kingdom through the British council in Nigeria has began a campaign to encourage young people to play active roles in governance and policy making.

FG Surprised By Unemployment Levels

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has expressed unhappiness over the sporadic increase in the country’s unemployment rate. Minister of Labour And Employment Chris Ngige who was represented by the minister of state for Labour Professor Stephen Ocheni made this known at a one day consultative meeting on the resilience of high unemployment rate in nigeria. Recent...

NLC, TUC Appeals To Buhari Over Sack Of Teachers In Kaduna

1 month ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari and well-meaning Nigerians to call to order the Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of over thirty thousand workers. At a news briefing in Abuja, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba accused the governor of carrying out the action in...

Buhari’s New Year Message Depressing, Full Of False Claims, Says PDP

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address as depressing, as it completely failed to address serious economic and security issues confronting the nation, for which Nigerians earnestly expected answers from Government. National Publicity Secretary, of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Monday said...

House Of Reps To Investigate CBN Over Unremitted Trillions Of Naira

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate trillions of naira allegedly not remitted into the central bank of Nigeria. The lawmakers at Wednesday’s plenary accused CBN of taking advantage of being a banker of the government to divert and spend funds meant for the three tiers of government. The central bank of...

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has explained the rationale behind the decision to suspend its nationwide strike. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the General Secretary of the union, Mr Lumumba Okugbawa, shortly after a press conference in Abuja. Okugbawa said PENGASSAN...

Women Venture Into Male Dominated Fields

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria, more women are beginning to go the extra mile to prove the saying that “what a man can do, a women can do better. Some Abuja based young ladies say they are set to change this perception by promoting more women participation in male dominated professions Living in a world where some...

Curbing Illegal Migration: Obasanjo Charges Federal, State Governments On Industrialization

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has charged both the federal and state governments to embark on massive industrialization that will provide employment for the country's increasing youth population and reduce their search for uncertain greener pastures outside the country. Speaking  during the official opening of a Chinese firm at the Calabar...

Senate Seeks Solution To Youth Unemployment

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the federal government and the private sector to as a matter of urgency focus more attention on youth unemployment and development challenges crisis facing the country. Saraki said it would do the country no good to continue to shift blames on any individual...

Round Table Proffers Solution To Crisis In Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation 

Participants at a round table on the resolution of crises in Nigeria say the Nigerian government must do more to check the series of crises that are troubling the country. A member of the national executive council of the Nigeria Labour congress, Isa Aremu, who delivered a paper at the event...

Youths Told To Be Change Agents

2 months ago /
Nation 

With the high rate of unemployment in the country, the Nigerian youth have been challenged  to act as key change agents in the society. This challenge was given  at the just concluded youth business and social summit at the  Baze university, Abuja. The youth business and social summit coordinator Emmanuel Terungwa...

Zimbabwe Declares Mugabe’s Birthday As Public Holiday

2 months ago /
International News 

Zimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe’s birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported this on Monday, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down. “It is hereby declared that February 21 of every year henceforth shall be a public holiday to be known as the Robert Mugabe National...

Cross River Gets Data Base Of Cocoa Farmers

2 months ago /
Nation 

Following the completion of biometrics of all cocoa plantations as well as farmers in cross river, the state can now be proud of an established data base where information, enquiries and supervision of cocoa assessment and production in the state can be accessed. Special adviser to the governor on cocoa production...

ECOWAS Parliament Holds Donor Conference

3 months ago /

The ECOWAS parliament is leveraging on the enhancement of its powers to develop more programmes and policies that will promote the needs and aspirations of west Africans. This is the focus of the ongoing ECOWAS parliament’s legislature donors conference in Abuja. Since the inception of the ECOWAS parliament in the year 200,...


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