Deserving Nigerians Will Be Issued Visas, US Envoy

 

By Mfon Udo-Ema

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has said that the Executive Orders signed recently by US President Donald Trump, does not significantly affect Nigerians who want to visit the US, pointing out that deserving Nigerians will be issued visas to visit the US. He spoke at a press briefin [...]

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Infrastructure Nigeria – By Gilbert Chike Obiefuna

Getting Nigeria out of Recession With Bankable Infrastructure

In the typical Nigerian context, infrastructure means different things to different people, hence the recurring disconnect in approach and attainment. In fact, infrastructure is not taught as a subject in any school. Indeed, infrastructure is conceptualized and envisioned [...]

Mon, 13 February 2017

Delta targets N70 billion IGR in 2017

Delta state government is targeting N70.1 billion in 2017 fiscal year as its internally generated revenue representing 26.90% of the total projected revenue by the state.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa stated this while presenting a budget proposal estimate of N270.1 billion for 2017 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for consideration.

Fri, 11 November 2016

Aisha Buhari, Returns From Lesser Hajj, Prays For Peace

Mrs Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Mohammadu Buhari, returned from Saudi Arabia over the weekend, where she had gone to perform the lesser hajj. On arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, she urged Nigerians to pray for peace, progress and stability for Nigeria. She also urged Nigerians not to relent in their pra [...]

Mon, 13 February 2017

$9.8m Recovered From ex-NNPC GMD: Will The Whistle Blower Get 5%?

As Nigerians come to terms with the huge amounts of monies recovered from the Kaduna home of Mr. Andrew Yakubu, the former Group Managing Director of NNPC, not a few people have been asking if the whistle blower who tipped off the EFCC will be paid the 5% commission. 

A recent parliamentary act passed by the National Assembly, made i [...]

Mon, 13 February 2017

Mr. Ahmed Bashir, Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, speaking when he visited The Abuja Inquirer office last week

The Deputy British Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Bashir, has said that many British companies are very interested in coming to Nigeria to do business, but are discouraged by a few factors and the way Nigeria is perceived abroad.

The British envoy said this when he visited the Headquarters of The Abuja Inquirer

Mon, 23 January 2017

Entertainers set to protest against Rivers state commissioner for Culture & Tourism

Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers set to protest against the commissioner for culture & tourism, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Onyide if there is no withdrawal of the recent announced statement by the Rivers state ministry of culture & tourism.

The President of CONE, Mr Kanule Nwiya made the statement this morning during a press conference in [...]

Fri, 23 December 2016

Gov Wike should sack Tonye Briggs – President, CONE

The National President of Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers lashes out at Mrs Tonye Briggs-Onyide for maladministration.

The President of CONE, Mr Kanule Nwiya who is popularly known as Bishop of Comedy pointed out several reasons why the honourable commissioner & Permanent Secretary for Culture & Tourism Ministry should be sacked [...]

Thu, 22 December 2016

VAC: UNICEF advocates family court‎

As the rate of child abuse tends to increase during the yuletide, UNICEF is advocating for family court to checkmate issues of Violence Against Children, VAC.

Speaking to our correspondent, Mrs Sharon Oladiji, a United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, Child Rights Specialist, has said that there is need to establish family courts as e [...]

Wed, 21 December 2016

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