Lagos Governor Set to Resolve Tussle between NIWA and LASWA over Regulation and Control of the Waterways.

Piriye Kiyaramo The Lagos State Government and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday expressed readiness to go into talks to facilitate amicable resolution of the age-long tussle between the federal agency and the Lagos State Inland Waterways Authority (LASWA) over regulation and control of the waterways. The State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, who said this while receiving NIWA’s…

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World Bank Group Unveils Creditworthiness Academy For Counties

World Bank Group Unveils Creditworthiness Academy For Counties

The Academy is part of the World Bank Group’s Mobilizing Finance for Development agenda The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Commission for Revenue Allocation today launched County Creditworthiness Academy, an intensive one-week capacity building workshop for County government financial officials and the central government staff to master the underlying principles of creditworthiness. The Academy is part of…

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Africa Centre For Climate and Sustainable Development Inaugurated In Rome

Africa Centre For Climate and Sustainable Development Inaugurated In Rome

Initiated by Italy with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) support, the centre has a special focus on Climate Smart Agriculture, access to water, rural women and youth A major focus on boosting the agricultural sectors and promoting rural development in Africa is needed to ensure a better future for the continent’s youth who,…

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Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals is Driven by Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals is Driven by Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

Dangote is also constructing the largest fertiliser Plant in West Africa with capacity to produce 3.0 million tonnes of Urea per year as part of the gigantic economic transformation project The ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring innovation and efficiency into all aspects of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the…

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Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

In 2018, cases of fatal boat mishaps were numerous. Despite this, the masses are still being encouraged to travel by water to reduce the gridlock and strain on the roads. But the recent ugly experience involving no less a personality than the managing director of NIWA must serve as the spur government needs to put things right and ensure…

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Home Affairs Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele And Lesotho Home Affairs Minister Mr Tsukutlane Au Conclude Successful Bilateral Meeting On Areas Of Mutual Interest

Home Affairs Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele And Lesotho Home Affairs Minister Mr Tsukutlane Au Conclude Successful Bilateral Meeting On Areas Of Mutual Interest

The meeting considered the progress made in the implementation of the regular and safe movement of people of the two countries South Africa Home Affairs Minister, Dr Siyabonga Cwele and Lesotho Home Affairs Minister, Mr Tsukutlane Au today held a successful bilateral meeting on areas of mutual interest, for the benefit of the people of both countries. The meeting…

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Bayelsa Hosts All Africa Microfinance and SMEs Summit 2019: … Set to launch Enterprise Development Centre at University of Africa, Toru -Orua.

Bayelsa Hosts All Africa Microfinance and SMEs Summit 2019.

Isaac Ombe Africa Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (AAASME), a continental advocacy body with the objective to promote, support, develop and protect the interest of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ecosystem in Africa holds its summit in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. The event, with the theme: Agenda 2030 & 2063 Boosting IntraRECs/African Trade with Innovative Financing of SMEs…

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Statement on the Suspension and Replacement of the Chief Justice

U.S. Mission Nigeria

By U.S. Mission Nigeria  “The Embassy of the United States is deeply concerned by the impact of the executive branch’s decision to suspend and replace the Chief Justice and head of the judicial branch without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections. We note widespread Nigerian criticism that this decision is unconstitutional and…

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President Buhari Appoints Bayelsa Born Prof. Nelson Braimbraifa, Acting NDDC Boss

President Buhari Appoints Bayelsa Born Prof. Nelson Braimbraifa, As Acting NDDC Boss

By Piriye Kiyaramo President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Nelson Braimbraifa from Bayelsa as an acting Managing Director for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The President, following a Federal Executive Council (FEC) resolution, equally vested the supervisory role of the commission in the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, as well as approved the dissolution…

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Buhari Signs Executive Order 007, Approves Construction of 794km of Roads

Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme, and reiterated his administration’s commitment to the provision of critical road infrastructure across the country. The President made this known when he signed Executive Order at the State House, Abuja. He said: “This is another opportunity to demonstrate…

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