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NLC URGES NASS TO INCLUDE MINIMUM WAGE TO EXCLUSIVE LIST

Organized Labour union in the country has urged the National Assembly to quash the bill seeking to move the Subject matter of minimum wage from the concurrent to the exclusive list. The union made the demand when its members stormed the National Assembly earlier today in protest. President of the …

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BENIN TO ASSIST NIG IN RICE PRODUCTION

The government of the Benin Republic has approached the Federal government to assist the country in producing rice. The Beninoise authorities sent in the delegation of officials who met with the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday, to tap …

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NIS Advises Prospective Passport Applicants To Visit Website To Apply

The attention of the Comptroller General of Nigeira Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has been drawn to a certain publication offering possible assistance to prospective Passport applicants to procure various categories of Passports for them at given sums of money. A statement issued by the Service Public relations officer deputy comptroller …

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WTO:Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Assumes Office As Director General of World Trade Organization

Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assumed office as Director-General of the World Trade Organization. She arrived the headquarters today in Geneva which coincides with the organization’s annual general council meeting, she is assuming office amid high expectations among stakeholders of the global trade body. Dr Okonjo-Iweala …

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Covid-19 Mobile Court Orders Reopening Of popular Wuse Market

A Covid-19 Mobile Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the reopening of the popular Wuse Market and some Shopping Malls that were ordered sealed on Monday over violation of Covid-19 guidelines after the Ministerial Taskforce on the Enforcement of covid-19 guidelines dragged them before the court. While on its way …

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FCT ADMINISTRATION PROMISES EMPOWERMENT FOR ABOUT 100,000 INDIVIDUALS THROUGH INTERVENTION PROGRAMMES AND SCHEME

As part of measure to ensure the empowerment of residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Administration has assured to empower about 100,000 individuals in its intervention programmes and scheme.         Managing Director of Abuja Enterprise Agency Alhaji Arabi Muhammad Tukur made this known on FCT call …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO REVIEW THE NATION’S INVESTMENT POLICY TO PROMOTE INVESTMENTS THAT ALIGN WITH THE COUNTRY’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES.

  President Muhammad Buhari, has assured that Federal Government is reviewing the nation’s investment policy to promote investments that align with the country’s economic development objectives. The president stated this at the opening ceremony of the Lagos International Trade Fair, organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. President …

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FG TO ACQUIRE $750M WORLD BANK TO SUPPORT ECONOMY AND VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS

The Federal Government is in the process of accessing a $750m World Bank loan for states. The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this in Abuja yesterday at the inauguration of the Federal Steering Committees of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus, also …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CHANGES MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES SURVIVAL FUND’S STIMULUS SCHEME WEBSITE

Federal Government says it will make changes to the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment and Chairperson of the Steering Committee of National MSMEs Survival Fund Amb. Mariam Katagum, disclosed that the site will be migrating to www.survivalfund.gov.ng with effect from today. The survival fund is a conditional …

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MONEY APPROPRIATED FOR 2021 BUDGET INADEQUATE- MINISTER OF POWER

The minister of power, Alhaji Mamman Saleh said the money appropriated for the ministry in the twenty twenty-one budget proposal was inadequate. Alhaji Saleh made this known during twenty twenty-one budget defence before the senate committee on power chaired by senator Gabriel Suswan in Abuja. He said that the one …

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