The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has concluded plans to begin the manufacture of helicopter in the country. To actualise this objective, NASENI has decided to partner the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to provide relevant guides on the plan to produce made-in-Nigeria choppers.
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The House of Representatives Committee on National Emergency Management Agency has insisted that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo still has questions to answer over the N5.8 billion expenditure for food supply intervention for Internally Displaced Persons in the North East. The committee, had in its report presented to the House last Thursday, claimed that virtually all the states in the North-East denied ever receiving a grain of such supply under an intervention tagged; “Emergency Food Supply For Population Affected By Insurgency In the North-east.”
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Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has called on young people to imbibe reading of scriptures, to learn proper ways of ensuring better future for themselves. Mrs Osinbajo made the call at the closing ceremony of the maiden National Old Testament contest in Abuja. The contest, organised by the Israeli Embassy in collaboration with the Christians United for Israel (CUFI), started from September to November.
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The Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party is not offering the country any better alternative in governance. Amaechi who was guest on The Morning Show of ARISE News TV, a THISDAY sister company, said the All Progressives Congress-led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari had shown transparency, honesty and integrity in handling of the affairs of governance.
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Igbo leaders, on Wednesday endorsed the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The decision was taken in Enugu by Southeast elders, comprising political, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups. They okayed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. In a five-point communiqué issued at the end of the summit with the theme “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond” held in Enugu, the leaders said that the position was based on the restructuring agenda put on the table by Atiku/Obi, which four zones of the country had agreed on. The communiqué read by a legal luminary, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN said: “The Igbo people of Nigeria held a 1 day non-partisan and inclusive Summit convened by Elders, Traditional and Religious leaders on Wednesday 14thNovember 2018 to consider Ndigbo’s place in the polity especially in
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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has said his administration has disbursed N4.5billion to 27,352 beneficiaries to boost Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). He said it was done under the combined scheme sponsored by the state government of Osun and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), tagged: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (CBN-MSME Development Fund) to boost the economy of the state. He spoke in Lagos during the graduation ceremony of 15 trainees of the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) Programme under the Ijinle Project.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, in his response to the a question posed at him, has mentioned that Kano State governor, Umar Ganduje is a responsible leader despite allegations of the governor receiving bribes putting his position in question.
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Nigerian governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum will be having an emergency meeting over minimum wage in Abuja tonight. It was gathered that the meeting would be presided over by the Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari. At the end of the meeting, the governors are expected to take definite stand on the amount to pay as minimum wage. Details later …
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