Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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,...

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...

How Nigeria plans to spend $2.7b on rail concession

The Federal Government says it will spend about 2.7billion dollars for the concession of narrow gauge rail lines in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi who disclosed this on Monday in an...

Microsoft 365 Education launched in Nigeria

Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft 365 Education in Nigeria – a single, affordable technology solution built for education. Microsoft revealed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the Microsoft ‘Windows in the Classroom’ event,...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation authorized to pay Nigeria’s $76m debt

Nigeria has authorized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to start the repayment of $76 million polio eradication loan to Japan. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday when...

Full text of President Buhari’s 2018 New Year Address

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many...

Nigeria introduces biometric visa

The introduction of biometric visa was announced by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Mr Abubakar Magaji, at the 2017 End-of-Year Dinner and Award Night of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in...

FG Agric Job Creation Programme For 360,000 Youths Begins Soon – Emefiele

The Federal Government is set to ensure quick commencement of it's agricultural initiative to provide jobs for 360,000 youths nationwide, the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said. Emefiele made the disclosure...

Full Text of President Buhari’s 2017 Independence Broadcast

October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through...

Osinbajo: Nigeria proud of its arts entertainers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said Nigeria is very proud of its arts and entertainment industry, where talented Nigerians continue to show and exceed world-class standards. Prof. Osinbajo while receiving the cast of Wakaa:The Musical earlier...