• Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    Why FG set up c’ttee on electoral reform – Malami explains

    The Federal Government has formally inaugurated the 24-man committee headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, to review the 2012 Electoral Act.

    During the ceremony at his office, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the setting up of the committee was based on one of the promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari upon his inauguration, where he promised to deepen the country’s commitment to democracy and entrench the culture of an enduring electoral […]

  • Obasanjo opposes sale of national assets, urges reform of NNPC

    Obasanjo opposes sale of national assets, urges reform of NNPC

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for the urgent reform of the business operations model of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in order to lift the economy out of recession and create wealth for Nigerians.

    Chief Obasanjo made this call when the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, visited him at his Hilltop residence in Abeokuta on Wednesday.

    “What I do understand is reforms. I believe Organizations like the NNPC should be reformed. I don’t understand this […]

  • Recession: FG to use State, LG Reform Project to boost economy

    Recession: FG to use State, LG Reform Project to boost economy

    It was gathered that the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning says it will use the outcome of the just concluded State and Local Governance Reform Project to boost the economy.

    The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Fatima Mede, stated this in a statement issued by the SLOGOR Project Communication Officer, Ebenezer Ajewole, on Sunday in Abuja.

    According to the statement, Mede gave the assurance at the SLOGOR Retreat held in Calabar, Cross River State on Sunday.

    SLOGOR Project is a European […]