Finance minister blames N206bn budget replenishment for ‘miscoding’

Zainab Ahmed …reps angry at Farouq for avoiding invitations By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja Finance Minister Ms Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday cleared claims of N206 billion included in the 2023 budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. At a special meeting with the House Budget Committee, to which she was invited along … Read more

Industry leaders at CIOTA lament the impact of crime on the transportation sector

File photo of farmers transporting produce. By Godwin Oritse Nigerian transport industry stakeholders have raised concerns about the growing security challenges in the sector while calling for urgent action to save it from collapsing. Speaking on the ongoing 4th edition of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria’s National Transport Summit, CIOTA, Chairman of … Read more

Kanos NNPP government candidate Abba Yusuf condemns political violence and attacks on supporters

The New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, gubernatorial candidate in Kano Abba Yusuf By Miftaudeen Raji New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) candidate for governor Abba Yusuf, also known as Abba Gida, condemned the incessant political violence and attacks on the party’s supporters in the state. In a press statement signed by Sanusi Bature, spokesman for the … Read more

Adeleke denies laying off 12,000 workers, 3 monarchs

Governor Ademola Adeleke Osun State Gov. Ademola Adeleke has denied laying off 12,000 workers and dethroning three monarchs from among monarchs. Speaking on Rave FM in Osogbo during a talk show, “Frank Talk,” Governor’s spokesman Olawale Rasheed said Adeleke had neither laid off 12,000 workers nor dethroned a monarch. According to Rasheed, appointments and appointments … Read more

Kie Kie welcomes first child with husband

By Ada Osadebe Nigerian sketchmaker Bukunmi Adeaga-Ilori, popularly known as Kie Kie, has announced the birth of her bouncy baby girl. The media personality broke the news on her Instagram page on Tuesday, by sharing a video clip of a popular children’s show Cocomelon. She captioned the video, “Look who’s here!. “Our kid! E.ILORI, NOLA.” … Read more

Private Sector Renewable Energy Adoption, Key to Climate Goals – PPC

By Ediri Ejoh AS Nigeria Begins Taking Energy Transition Actions, PPC Limited, Nigeria’s leading integrated solutions, engineering and infrastructure development company, says the widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies by the private sector will accelerate the diversification of Nigeria’s energy and power supply sources. The head of Power Division at PPC, Engr Kelechi Onuigbo, said … Read more

Buhari approves N80bn for reconstruction of Sapele-Benin, Amukpe-Agbor roads

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N80 billion for the reconstruction of the Sapele-Benin road and the Amukpe-Agbor-Uromi road. Senate Deputy President and APC Delta gubernatorial candidate Senator Ovie Omo-Agege made the revelation Monday during a meeting with members of the Christian Council of Nigeria in Sapele. Also Read: Tinubu … Read more