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.
Mr Okoro Eweka, the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) , Largos State Command,on Thursday said that the corps would continue to strengthen security around oil pipeline areas within the state.
A group coordinated by former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, has endorsed presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, as its preferred candidate for 2023 poll.
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.
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Thursday, withdrew a suit filed at a Federal High Court, Abuja to detain the former terrorists’ negotiator, Tukur Mamu, for 60 more days after his arrest.
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.
The Kebbi Coordinator of KB-CARES programme, Hajiya Rakayya Muhammad- Bawa, says over 6,000 farmers have so far benefitted from the N2.4 billion Federal Government agricultural programme to boost food security in the state.
Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has rewarded players of Bayelsa Queens Football Club for their performance at the 2022 Confederation of African Football Women’s Championship League (CAFWCL) in Rabat, Morocco.
Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) has called for strict compliance to the Police Act to enhance professionalism and accountability in police operations.
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.