BREAKING: Bill To Pave Way For State, Community Police Scales First Reading!

The amendment of the constitution to pave the way for the creation of State Police scaled through first reading in the Senate on Thursday. The amendment of Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Alteration) Bill, 2018 (SB. 694) was sponsored by Senator Ike Ekweremadu. The Senate had set a two weeks target for itself to urgently amend the 1999 ...

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Nigerian Govt may stop supplying electricity to Togo, Niger, Benin republic

The Federal Government has called on international customers who receive electricity from Nigeria to either pay their bills or be disconnected. DAILY POST reports that Nigeria sells power to the Republics of Togo, Niger and Benin, and classifies the West African countries as international customers. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who confirmed this to newsmen in ...

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#Ekitiguber: Fani Kayode criticises Buhari govt over alleged plot to assassinate Fayose

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has cautioned the present administration against any plan to assassinate Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose. Fani Kayode writing on his Twitter page said any attempt to assassinate Fayose would not make the All Progressives Congress, APC win the election come Saturday. DAILY POST earlier reported that security operatives, just a few days to ...

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President Buhari Signs #makenaijastronger Bill into Law!!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially signed into law #MakeNaijaStronger Bill which seeks to address issues of inefficient healthcare service delivery in Nigeria. This is another advocacy milestone in 2018 after #NottooYoungtorun Bill was passed into law in May 2018. This good news is coming after several months of advocacy both online and offline particularly by the ONE Campaign advocates and ...

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Sokoto State Boosts Agriculture with 15,000 Metric Tonnes of Fertiliser – Partnership with IFAD a blessing!

The sokoto state Government has commenced distribution of 15,000 metric tones fertiliser, loaded in 500 trucks, for the 2018 wet season farming. The fertiliser will be sold to farmers at the heavily subsidised rate of 4000 Naira per bag. The state governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal flagged off the sales in Tureta local Government area of the state, where ...

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Communiqué of the Second African Union – United Nations Annual Conference

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia On 9 July 2018, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU- UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chairperson and the Secretary-General welcomed the strong collaboration between the AU and the UN, and expressed their commitment ...

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WaterAid, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN to host dialogue in New York on Nigeria’s State of Emergency in the WASH sector

 In April 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria declared a state of emergency in its water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. A welcome recognition of the urgency of WASH action in Nigeria, the state of emergency will encompass an eighteen-month period and usher in a 13-year revitalisation strategy for Nigeria’s WASH sector. WaterAid Nigeria campaigned for and commended this step, ...

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Startup Compound, Enspire Incubator launch First Edition of #MVPDemoDayAbuja

Startup Compound in collaboration with Enspire Incubator has officially launched the first edition of MVP Demo Day, an event that creates unique opportunities for young start-ups to share their innovations with the audience and potential Angel investors in Abuja. Speaking at the event on Saturday, Henry Umunnakwe, Co-Founder of Startup Compound stated that the organization was founded as a platform that ...

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FG targets assets of 11 Ex-Govs, 10 ex-Ministers, 135 others under graft trials by Soni Daniel

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, signed into law an Executive Order No. 6 targeting the assets of no fewer than 11 former governors, ministers and other politically exposed persons, who served in the country between 199 and 2015. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed an Executive Order to improve his administration’s fight against corruption. With the coming into effect of ...

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France Initiates N500 Billion Investment Fund for Private Sector Players in Africa

France has initiated an investment fund of about N500 billion (1 billion Euros) for private sector players in Africa to foster innovation and enable them to scale up their business enterprises. https://t.co/GxkOcsrsHC#R2TVNewspaperHeadlines — R2TV (@R2_TV) July 5, 2018 This was made known by the French President, Emmanuel Macron, at an interactive business forum organized by the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Lagos, ...

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