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Development

  • Engage with government agencies, RMAFC Chairman urges Nigerians

    The Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Muhammed Bello Shehu, has encouraged Nigerians to seek out information on the activities of government agencies to better understand the workings of their government. This call was made during an address to students from Igbinedion University Okada, Benin City, who visited the Commission on an excursion. Represented by Hajia…

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  • VP Shettima calls for enhanced data systems to guide Nigeria’s development

    By Kunle Sanni Vice President Kashim Shettima has emphasized the need for improved data collection, analysis, and technology deployment to generate comprehensive and inclusive evidence for guiding government decisions, investment choices, and development pathways. Speaking at the 2024 World Population Day commemoration held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Shettima harped on the importance of robust…

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  • Drive positive change in society, Lagos First Lady tells corps members

    Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has called on corps members to contribute positively to the development of Lagos and Nigeria. Dr. Sanwo-Olu made this appeal during an interactive session with the Year 2024 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 Corps Members at the NYSC Camp in Iyana Ipaja today. She emphasized the importance of the NYSC scheme in…

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  • TCI urges Nigerians to adopt family planning for sustainable development

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin The Challenge Initiative (TCI) has urged Nigerians to adopt family planning and child spacing as essential strategies for sustainable development. In a statement released on Wednesday and signed by Dr. Taiwo Johnson, the country team lead at TCI, the organization emphasized the need for Nigeria to invest in inclusive, equitable, and transparent data collection processes. The…

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  • Lagos Lawmakers, stakeholders discuss new electricity market plan

    The Lagos State House of Assembly has held a crucial stakeholders’ meeting to discuss the proposed Electricity Bill, which aims to establish a self-sufficient electricity market within the state. In his remarks at the hearing held on Wednesday, Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa emphasized that the bill reflects the state government’s commitment to ensuring regular and uninterrupted…

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  • FG commends contributions of Nigerians in diaspora, plans reintegration policy

    The Federal Government has praised the significant contributions of Nigerians in the diaspora to the economic and technological advancements of their host countries. This commendation was given by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. George Akume on Tuesday, during a courtesy visit from a delegation led by Professor Arch-bishop Chidiebere Anelechi Ogbu, President of the African Diaspora…

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  • Lagos State’s GDP rises by N14 trillion under Sanwo-Olu’s administration

    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Lagos State has surged from N27 trillion to N41 trillion under Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration, according to Deputy Governor Dr. Kadri Hamzat. This development was disclosed on Tuesday at the 9th Lagos Corporate Assembly (LCA) held at the Eko Hotels, where Hamzat represented Governor Sanwo-Olu. Addressing the forum themed “Unpacking Barriers to Ease of…

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  • Senator Barau optimistic about NWDC bill assent by President Tinubu

    Senator Barau Jibrin, the Deputy President of the Senate, has expressed confidence that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will sign the North West Development Commission (NWDC) Bill into law. The bill, which aims to tackle the various challenges in the North West geopolitical zone, has successfully passed through both chambers of the National Assembly. In a statement on Tuesday by his…

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  • AFRIDU calls for Nigeria to host international diaspora gathering

    President of the African Diaspora Union (AFRIDU), Professor Chidiebere Anelechi Ogbu, in a meeting with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has appealed to the Nigerian government to host an international event honoring the African Diaspora’s Sixth Region. The meeting, hosted in Abuja by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of NiDCOM, highlighted the potential of such an event to attract global…

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  • NASENI trains youths in modern shoemaking, tailoring in Osun

    Trainees at the workshop The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has initiated a skill acquisition training program focused on modern shoemaking and tailoring for youths in Ife, Osun State. The three-day intensive training, which started on Monday, July 8, 2024, and will conclude on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, is being held at the NASENI Skill Acquisition Centre…

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