• Boko Haram: UNOCHA calls for support to raise $1 billion for North-East

    Boko Haram: UNOCHA calls for support to raise $1 billion for North-East

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has called for government, donor agencies and private sector support in the provision of one billion dollars to deliver life-saving assistance in Nigeria’s northeast.

    Mr Peter Lundberg, the UNOCHA Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, made the appeal at a news conference and inauguration of the agency’s 2017 humanitarian plan response for northeast region in Abuja on Friday.

    Lundberg explained that the fund would aid in the delivery of life-saving assistance and further prevent […]

  • Lagos govt, Japanese firm partner on $1 billion rail project

    Lagos govt, Japanese firm partner on $1 billion rail project

    The Lagos State Government, In conjunction with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has unveiled the Lagos Urban Railway Development project which is aimed at paving the way for a new transportation system to be called the Automated Guide Transit (AGT) – a type of monorail.

    The survey titled, “Lagos Urban Railway Development Project in the Federal Republic of Nigeria”, was revealed at a seminar held last week in Ikeja with all the relevant stakeholders in attendance.

    The study showed that the new […]

  • FG to provide 1billion eggs for school feeding programme – Minister Lai Mohammed

    FG to provide 1billion eggs for school feeding programme – Minister Lai Mohammed

    The federal government has said its decision to deregulate the downstream sector of the petroleum sector would improve on its school feeding programme.

    Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, stated this yesterday, when a federal government delegation, led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, met with members of the National Working Committee and State Executive Committees of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abuja.

    He said, “The first is the employment of 500,000 unemployed graduates, the second is […]