The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk to quit as minister if she was not ready for the job.
The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2030 through its Energy Transition Plan (ETP).
The Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress (NDYCPP), on Monday applauded the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Umana Okon Umanah, for appointing Mr Emmanuel Audu-Ohwavborua as the Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Registrar-General (R-G) of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has lauded Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, for his support to agencies under him.
Abubakar made the commendation in a goodwill message he delivered on behalf of agencies and parastatals under the ministry, at the 14th National Council on Industry, Trade and Investment (NCITI) 2022, currently holding in Bauchi.
The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has decried the low 2023 budgetary allocation to the Ministery of Information and Culture and its parastatal agencies.
The minister raised concerns on Wednesday in Abuja during the 2023 budget defence session organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Information.
The minister said that in 2022 budget, the sum of one billion naira was allocated to the information component of the ministry.
Anambra’s Gov. Chukwuma Soludo has expressed sadness over the death of elder statesman and First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi.
Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye, has felicitated with Gov. Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti on his inauguration and assumption of office.
Adegoroye, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Monday in Abuja, said he was out of the country when the governor was inaugurated.
The United Arab Emirates’ energy minister said on Monday that OPEC+ is keen on providing the world with the oil supply it needs.
He said that the alliance of top producers would always be in a position to balance markets.
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and Haliru Nababa, Controller General, Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), to file their defence in Abdulrasheed Maina’s suit.
Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order after counsel for the minister and C-G, Abdulmumin Muhammad, said that though he had been served with Maina’s motions, he was yet to file any process.
Dr Adeleke Mamora, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation(STI) said Nigeria ranked first in the ECOWAS sub region to substantially comply with the recommendations of the African Forum on Research and Innovation(FARI).
The National Commissioner of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), Dr Vincent Olatunji has formally presented the draft of the National Data Protection Bill.
Dr Adeleke Mamora, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation(STI), has challenged ECOWAS to solve local problems using STI in order to build a better society for socio-economic development.
The Minister of State, Works and Housing, Mr. Umar El-Yakub, said work on the Kaduna-Abuja highway, and Zaria-Kano road would be completed early 2023 to reduce negative effects on road users.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has raised concern over the current threat posed by climate change, while calling for measures to tackle the problems.