• NNPC bid: we’ll ensure accountability, says GMD

    NNPC bid: we’ll ensure accountability, says GMD

    Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said the bid for the sales and purchase of Nigerian crude oil grades will be transparent.

    Baru said this in Abuja on Thursday when he declared the process open. ‎

    According to him, the crude oil contract tenders‎ are to ensure transparency, enshrine accountability and conduct business in line with best global practices.

    Baru said: “Today’s event marks yet another turning point in our quest to further enshrine transparency and […]

  • We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that his decision to cancel the last teachers’ recruitment exercise was to ensure probity and accountability.

    Addressing journalists in Uyo on arrival from an official engagement in Abuja, the governor explained that his government decided to cancel the teachers’ recruitment exercise after uncovering the illicit activities of a syndicate that was behind the issuance of fake appointment letters to thousands of unqualified applicants.

    According to him, ‘’my administration was not ready to bow to any sentiments in […]

  • I will do everything possible to ensure Buhari re-contests in 2019 – Oyegun

    I will do everything possible to ensure Buhari re-contests in 2019 – Oyegun

    According to reports, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun has said he will do everything possible including “fasting and prayer” to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari re-contest the 2019 Presidential election, stressing that Nigeria will be better for it.

    Explaining the rationale behind his remark, Oyegun claimed that only Buhari has the moral courage to ensure the change Nigerians need is actualized.

    Oyegun stressed that the President is the only politician that has the capacity to win […]

  • We will ensure release of all Chibok girls, say Minister

    We will ensure release of all Chibok girls, say Minister

    According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the release of the 21 Chibok girls “is only a first step in what we believe will be a total liberation of all the girls’’.

    The minister made the statement on Sunday at a thanksgiving service organised for the freed girls at the premises of the Department of State Security (DSS) medical centre in Abuja.

    Mohammed, who was with the Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Jumai Alhassan, at the […]

  • We’ll ensure uninterrupted power supply, says Fashola

    We’ll ensure uninterrupted power supply, says Fashola

    Former Lagos State governor and minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, said the problem the power sector is facing is man-made and he is determined to ensure that the power sector works to the point where Nigeria has uninterrupted power supply.

    Fashola who is one of the speakers at the maiden edition of Made in Nigeria Festival taking place at Eko Atlantic, Lagos disclosed that his blue-print is in three phases of power-generation, steady supply of power and […]

  • We’ll ensure uninterrupted power supply, says Fashola

    We’ll ensure uninterrupted power supply, says Fashola

    Former Lagos State governor and minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, said the problem the power sector is facing is man-made and he is determined to ensure that the power sector works to the point where Nigeria has uninterrupted power supply.

    Fashola who is one of the speakers at the maiden edition of Made in Nigeria Festival taking place at Eko Atlantic, Lagos disclosed that his blue-print is in three phases of power-generation, steady supply of power and […]

  • We’ll ensure Nigeria does not depend on oil again – Buhari

    We’ll ensure Nigeria does not depend on oil again – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has, at the U.S.-Africa business forum, said that his administration would ensure that “Nigeria does not slip back into a lazy and dangerous dependence on the price of crude oil” again.

    Buhari who expressed optimism that “Nigeria is on the rise” said that his government has set an enviably workable modalities to drive the economy out of recession and reposition the country and Africa as a destination point for every investor. Below is the full speech on Bloomberg, […]

  • Join hands with Buhari to ensure prosperous Nigeria – APC tells PDP

    Join hands with Buhari to ensure prosperous Nigeria – APC tells PDP

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress, Enugu State chapter, has stressed the need for the Peoples Democratic Party to join President Muhammadu Buhari in laying a solid foundation for a prosperous Nigeria.

    The state’s chapter of the party in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Kate Ofor, decried “plot by PDP to bring back unbridled corruption into Nigeria”.

    The statement added: “The plot was exemplified by PDP’s unwarranted propaganda against President Muhammadu Buhari.”

    The statement explained that the scheme by PDP […]