• Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Against the backdrop of the recent passage of the Peace Corps bill into law by the senate, thousands of unemployed graduates in the 36 states of the federation have continued to storm the state offices of the organization for job registration.

    The development, according to checks, has led to the processing of the documents and credentials of the affected unemployed graduates for proper registration.

    It was further learnt that the affected unemployed graduates had stormed various media representatives’ offices in some states […]

  • Nigeria’s 36 states share N143.6bn in September

    Nigeria’s 36 states share N143.6bn in September

    According to reports, the 36 states got N143.6 billion from the federation account in September as their share of distributable revenue generated for the month.

     

    The breakdown shows in a report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria from a source at the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in Abuja on Sunday.

    The funds are usually shared the following month; for example, revenue generated in January is shared in February; thus, the revenue shared was actually generated in August and […]

  • 27 out of 36 states can’t pay salaries, says Buhari

    27 out of 36 states can’t pay salaries, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said Nigeria’s biggest problem is the issue of Internal Displaced Persons, IDPs.

    He made the remark while commending the role played by the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, in the release of the 21 abducted Chibok school girls.

     

    It was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

    The statement quoted Buhari as saying that his administration was prepared to continue talks with the Boko Haram insurgent “as long as […]

  • Share recovered loot among 36 states‎ – PDP chieftain tells Buhari

    Share recovered loot among 36 states‎ – PDP chieftain tells Buhari

    A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) in Ekiti State, Hon Gboyega Akinola has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against repeating the errors he made as Military Head of State, regarding recovered assets.

    He also frowned at the non-disclosure of identities of the identified treasury looters, saying that it might give room for suspicion and cast doubt on the genuineness of the anti- graft war.

    Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, the former PDP secretary in the state recalled how Buhari, as Military leader in […]

  • Nigeria’ll be better If 50% of 36 states are doing well, says Obasanjo

    Nigeria’ll be better If 50% of 36 states are doing well, says Obasanjo

    Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday enjoined governors of the 36 states in the country to raise the bar of their performance so that the people can have a new lease of life.

    This was as he stressed that good governance would boost the economic growth of the nation.

    Obasanjo, who made the call in Enugu, when he called on the state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi after attending the burial of the Ebonyi Governor’s mother, lauded the Governor for his good […]