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Tinubu mandates 2.1m crude oil production – CDS

By Salif Atojoko  President Bola Tinubu has directed security agencies to improve the security architecture to ensure the production of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil per day. Gen. Christopher Musa, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), said this while briefing State House correspondents, after a meeting with President Tinubu on Friday. “It is a mandate […]

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IPAC opposes bill to create LG electoral commission

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, July 19, 2024 (NAN) The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has opposed the proposed bill by the Senate to create the Local Government Independent Electoral Commission. IPAC’s National Publicity Secretary, Chinyere Ogekalu, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said that the bill, sponsored by Sen. Sani Musa, representing Niger East, was […]

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Building collapse: COREN establishes surveillance whistle blowers to monitor building 

By Angela Atabo The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN),  has approved the establishment of surveillance whistle blowers to monitor building in order to tackle building collapse. COREN’s President, Prof. Sadiq Abubakar, stated this in Abuja, during a news conference organised to address incessant building collapse in Nigeria. Abubakar said that the […]

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US Govt’s $37m intervention empowers over 350, 0000 people in Borno-SCI

By Angela Atabo  No fewer than 350,000 Borno residents have benefited from the United State Government’s $37.5 million  empowerment intervention fund. The Save the Children(SCI), a humanitarian organisation for children made the disclosure at the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)’s Transition and Sustainability Planning Workshop on Wednesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), […]

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NPC warns parents against patronising touts for birth certificate registration

  By Millicent Ifeanyichukwu/Olatunde Ajayi The National Population Commission (NPC) in Lagos has warned parents against patronising touts for birth certification registration of their children. Mr Ajibola Gafar, Head of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics of the commission, made the call at a two-day media dialogue on  E-birth registration, on Wednesday,  in Lagos. Gafar called […]

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Aviation stakeholders hope for profitable relations as UAE lifts visa ban Aviation stakeholders hope for profitable relations as UAE lifts visa ban

By Itohan Abara-Laserian Some stakeholders in the aviation industry have expressed hope that the lifting of visa ban on Nigerian travellers by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be profitable to both countries.   They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.   The General Secretary of Aviation Safety Round […]