EFCC slams foreign bank over prediction on Buhari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has lambasted HSBC Bank days after predicting that Nigeria’s current economic struggles look set to continue if President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in office. The EFCC said in a post on its official Instagram page, @officialefcc, that the multinational banking group, which is Europe’s largest by total asset, was synonymous with money ...

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University of Sussex, NUC hold Postgraduate Research Bootcamp in Abuja

Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Sussex, United Kingdom, Professor Richard Follet has led the delegates from the University to enhance the capacity of the Postgraduate Research scholars and Early Career professionals in a one-day free workshop in Abuja. The workshop which was in collaboration with National Universities Commission (NUC)  took place within the NUC auditorium on Saturday, 15th September 2018. According ...

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Ministry of Defence Inuagurate 25 Man Committee for 2019 Armed Forces Day

Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence has already inaugurated a 25- man National planning committee in readiness to mark the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day scheduled for 15th January 2019. Nuratu Batagarawa, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Defence during the grand inauguration of the committee retirated the essence of the occasion which is geared towards honouring Nigeria’s military might and ...

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Call for submission of pitches for the 5th Nigeria Family Planning Youth Pre-Conference, Abuja 2018

In an effort to make this year’s conference more impactful for youth participants, the Youth Pre-Conference sub-committee of the 5th Nigeria Family Planning Conference 2018 is inviting youth led/focused grass root organizations to PITCH an innovative project design with unique value propositions that may have the potential to change the direction of adolescent and youth programming in SRHR at the ...

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Communication Minister Unveils $1m ICT Driven Innovation System

The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu has launched a $1 million breakthrough innovation, which will change the face of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria. Shittu while speaking at the unveiling of the new multimedia multifunctional digital system in Abuja, said the ICT when fully deployed will employ at least 50,000 Nigerians He noted that the device has ...

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Obasanjo walks out on Buhari’s emissaries

Former President Olusegun Obásanjó on Wednesday afternoon in Abeokuta rebuffed overtures from President Muhammadu Buhari on the former’s opposition to the latter’s re-election bid. According to some reliable sources, the emissaries who visited former President Obásanjó on Wednesday afternoon in his office at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library were told by Obasanjo that his opposition to President Buhari was “not ...

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Buhari appoints Zainab Ahmed to oversee Kemi Adeosun’s Ministry

While Nigerians are reacting over the appointment of the new Acting Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS) Mr. Yusuf Bichi, the President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Zainab Ahmed to oversee the ministry of Finance which was formerly overseen by Mrs Kemi Adeosun. Zainab is the Minister of state for budget and national planning. This is as the Minister ...

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New EU-AU Partnership To Create 10 Million Jobs

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday the continent’s regional bloc will propose a new alliance with Africa, that will create up to 10 million jobs. Juncker, who was delivering his annual state of the union speech to the European Parliament said a framework will be set up to attract more investment into Africa. ‘‘Today, we are proposing ...

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Adeosun’s Resignation: State House Releases Official Statement

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. The President also approved that the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, should oversee the Ministry of Finance with effect from ...

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Breaking: Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun resigns

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned sources close to her told Daily Trust. It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter. According to our source, the resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the NYSC have disowned. The minister felt that her position is becoming ...

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