N-Power Programme will be expanded – Vice President Osinbajo
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N-Power Programme will be expanded – Vice President Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the N-Power Graduate Skills Acquisition Programme will be expanded and made better to benefit more Nigerian youths, as he also announced that 20,000 youths will be trained in various skills across the country. Osinbajo spoke both in Abia and Enugu states, where he visited various skill training centres. In Abia,...

Federal Government Opens Online Portal For Investors
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Federal Government Opens Online Portal For Investors

The Federal Government has launched an up-to-date online portal, `iGuide Nigeria’, containing necessary information and relevant data for willing investors. The Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, at the launch in Abuja on Thursday, said the portal would greatly improve the Ease of Doing Business in the country. The Permanent Secretary of the...

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Nigeria needs $363bn to tackle housing deficit -Expert

Former Managing Director of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, Professor Charles Inyangete, says Nigeria needs 363 billion dollars, about N111.08 trillion to meet current housing deficits in the country. Inyangete made this known while speaking at a Facility Management forum in Abuja, on Tuesday to mark the World Facility Management Day. The event was organized...

Brilliant Nigerian Student Shines at Graduate School in America
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Brilliant Nigerian Student Shines at Graduate School in America

Mercy Ebuetse Mercy Ebuetse raised the Nigerian flag high during the Spring 2018 graduation ceremony of the Western Kentucky University (WKU) in America as she was actually designated to physically carry the Nigerian flag due to her brilliant performance as one of the graduates with the highest GPA (4.0). In a recent award ceremony, she...

A new representative at OPEC for Nigeria
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A new representative at OPEC for Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Mallam Mele Kyari has been appointed Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The NNPC said this on Sunday in Abuja in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu. According...

Hamburg museum says its benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not yet
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Hamburg museum says its benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not yet

The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) is confronting the uncomfortable history of three bronzes in its collection, which it says were unquestionably looted from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of Nigeria, by British troops in 1897. Since February, the objects have been the focus of an exhibition entitled Looted Art?, part of...

Nigeria declares end to Lassa fever outbreak
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Nigeria declares end to Lassa fever outbreak

The Nigerian government has announced that following epidemiological review by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation, the emergency phase of the Lassa fever outbreak is over. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, said that since the beginning of January 2018, Nigeria has experienced the largest Lassa fever outbreak in...

Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to tackle poverty, unemployment
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Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to tackle poverty, unemployment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the country is on course to effectively tackle poverty and unemployment through its micro-economic planning and Social Investment Programmes. Osinbajo said this on Thursday when a delegation of senior officials from the World Bank, led by the World Bank Group Executive Director for Italy, Mr Patrizio Pagano, visited...

School Feeding: Katsina LG witnesses 40% rise in enrollment
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School Feeding: Katsina LG witnesses 40% rise in enrollment

The Sandanmu Local Education Authority in Katsina State says the Federal Government School Feeding Programme has raised pupils’ enrolment in the area by 40 per cent Malam Ya’u Karkarku, the Education Secretary of the area told the News Agency of Nigeria in Sandamu on Friday that total pupils enrollment previously was between 60 per cent...

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