Lagos, Thursday, November 24, 2022: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to demonstrate a commitment to transparent and accountable governance by ensuring that all Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are provided with resources in the 2023 National Budget for the effective implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.
The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has been rated as the best chief executive of the state in the past 23 years, particularly in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture, trade and investment
Chairman/ Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), CON, OFR, has said that the ongoing amendment of the Agency’s Act at the National Assembly will further boost the country’s fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking.
Nigeria needs a leadership that can hold it together; consolidate on the existing welding efforts, and inspire hope, patriotism, oneness, and fellowship. It is true that over the years, various administrations have struggled with the challenge of harmonising disparate interests and managing dissensions. Every administration is faced with this challenge. But what really matters is the will and the managerial amplitude to respond to the problem.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on all media organizations in Nigeria to avoid the ‘breaking news’ syndrome in their reportage as the 2023 general election draws nearer.
The Appeal Court in Yola, Adamawa, has declared Sen. Aishatu Binani as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the state.
The court presided over by Justices Tani Hassan, Mistura Bolaji-Yusuf and James Abundaga respectively set aside the judgment of a Federal High Court which nullified the governorship primary and declared that APC has no candidate for the 2023 governorship election.
Two senators from Kebbi State Adamu Aliero (Kebbi Central) and Abdullahi Yahaya (Kebbi North) have
debunked insinuations that they were against the request of their state government for refund of N7
billion for road project it executed on behalf of the Federal Government.
The controversy surrounding the appointment of substantive board members of NDDC may have been
laid to rest as President Muhammadu Buhari appointed his aide on new media, Lauretta Onochie, as
the substantive chairman of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission in collaboration with the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) and other stakeholders has kicked off training workshops aimed at boosting the capacity of political actors and security agents to mitigate and manage election-related disputes and violence.
the Senate has resolved to mandate the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory
Authority (NMDPRA) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to commence certification of
petrol tankers as a condition precedent to plying Nigerian roads with petroleum products or other
The Minister, of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. (Sen.) Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has said that for any Nation to make meaningful progress, it must provide an enabling environment to support Science, Technology and Innovation Sector that will unlock the enormous potentials for the creation of wealth, employment opportunities, and productivity to engage its youths in meaningful employment.
the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has cautioned against condemnation or skepticism against the Student Loan Bank being proposed by the Student Loan Bill that has been passed by the National Assembly on the basis that previous attempts failed.
Enugu state government has assured the Federal Government and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Value Chain Development programme (VCDP) of its support to rural farmers in order to promote agriculture.
Alhaji Hamisu Chidari, the Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly has restated the legislature’s commitment to ensure effective service delivery, through laws that will enhance the living standard of the people.
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday said the EU was pressing ahead with a ninth sanctions package on Russia in response to Moscow’s attack on Ukraine.
The Kano State Government has embarked on Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement to renovate 21 schools across the state.
A legal practitioner, Dr Kayode Ajulo has described as unconstitutional and unlawful the impeaching of Mr Gboyega Aribisogan as the Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly by some members.
The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has commended the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, for the transparency and accountability in carrying out its mandate in the education sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he shares the joy of the occasion with former Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Sen. Dalhatu Tafida, on his 82nd birthday, Nov. 24, 2022.