• Senate to discuss unemployment situation Tuesday

    Senate to discuss unemployment situation Tuesday

    It was gathered that the Senate will on Tuesday consider a motion on the high level of unemployment in the country, with a view to proffering solution on how to curb the trend.

    The motion entitled “Intolerable upswing of unemployment in Nigeria” according to the Senate’s Notice Paper for this week, is among other matters to engage the Red Chamber’s attention this week.

    Sponsored by the lawmaker representing Ekiti North, Senator Duro Faseyi, the motion would specifically call on the nations’s security […]

  • Current situation an opportunity to change the economy for good, says Udoma

    Current situation an opportunity to change the economy for good, says Udoma

    According to reports, the current economic crisis in the country should be seen as an opportunity for Nigeria to make major structural changes needed to change the country’s economy for good.

    Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, told a gathering of Economists in Abuja on Tuesday that the opportunity should be used to implement reforms needed to unlock the economic potentials of the non-oil and high-employment sectors; and subsequently achieve sustainable inclusive growth that will ensure that majority […]

  • People are very angry, hungry, want situation resolved – Ogbeh

    People are very angry, hungry, want situation resolved – Ogbeh

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Monday, said that Nigerians are very troubled, angry, hungry and want the situation changed.

    The minister made this during a summon of Agric commissioners from the 17 States and Federal Capital Territory, FCT, over an outbreak of locusts in Niger Republic.

    Ogbeh said the meeting became urgent after officials from Niger Republic alerted the Ministry over the invasion of locusts and grasshoppers in their farms.

    Commissioners from Adamawa, Borno, Jigawa, Zamfara, Yobe, Kano, […]

  • NPS confirms riot at Kuje Prison, says situation under control

    NPS confirms riot at Kuje Prison, says situation under control

    The FCT Controller of Prisons, Mr Daniel Odahro, on Monday confirmed there was a ‘minor riot’ by inmates at the Kuje Prison.

    “There was a minor riot at the Kuje Prison, but the situation has been brought under control,” Odahro told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.

    He explained that a ‘disagreement’ ensued at about 10.30am on Monday, when some inmates resisted the routine search in their cells.

    Odahro said the situation was subsequently brought under control by the security […]