Author: MaryGift Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed that the recently developed Economic Sustainability Plan, ESP, aimed at stimulating the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will extend protection to very poor Nigerians and other vulnerable groups through pro-poor spending. A statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief […]

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Wednesday described the death of foremost philanthropist and entrepreneur Chief Bode Akindele as an irredeemable loss to the country. In his tribute, the former Lagos governor described the deceased as a self-made man who wielded influence in many sectors of the economy. He said the […]

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved about N20.4 billion for the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, and construction of roads including cost reversion on two projects. The extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos is to gulp N2.2 billion, construction of roads in Abaji […]

Enugu—Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Alaigbo Foundation, Igbo National Congress, among others, yesterday, agreed that a president of Igbo extraction is achievable in 2023 as the Igbo are working towards its realization. This came as an ex-Biafran soldier and prominent traditional ruler in Enugu State, Igwe Spencer Ugwuoke, expressed doubt over the realization of […]

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied shielding from trial, the 10 soldiers who allegedly killed three policemen in Taraba State last year, while rescuing suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume from the police team. Malami gave an update on the case on Wednesday at the virtual Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu […]

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