• Ban on conference souvenirs not addressing economic challenges – Sen. Sani

    Ban on conference souvenirs not addressing economic challenges – Sen. Sani

    The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen. Shehu Sani, has said that the recent Federal Government’s ban on conference materials and souvenirs was not a solution to the nation’s economic challenges.

    Sani made this known when he featured at the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

    He said the ban would contribute little or nothing to tackling the current economic problems in the country, describing the measure as cosmetic.

    The lawmaker urged the government’s economic team and other relevant […]

  • FG bans Conference bags, T-shirts, Souvenirs, at Workshops, Seminars in Order to Cut Cost

    FG bans Conference bags, T-shirts, Souvenirs, at Workshops, Seminars in Order to Cut Cost

    According to reports, the Federal Government has banned the procurement and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events such as Conferences and Seminars funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

    This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Salisu Dambatta.

    The statement said President Buhari had approved the ban following recommendations by the Efficiency Unit.

    It said the Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji […]