People at Minawao camp, Cameroon, during an April 2016 visit from Samantha Power, outgoing US ambassador to the UN, to highlight the threat of Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region.
President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledging cheers from Muslim faithful shortly after observing Eid el-Kabir Prayers at the Daura Eid Prayer Ground in Daura, Katsina State, yesterday.                                                                                                                      PHOTO BY STATE HOUSE
President Muhammad Buhari receives in audience APC delegation lead by APC National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun. Others are Imo State Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha, Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Almakura, Kaduna State governor Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai and Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in Abuja House London on 23rd July 2017.
  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, visits Rivers State for the inauguration of the $1.5b Indorama Eleme Fertilizer plant (a world-class fertilizer plant) and commissioning of some State road projects today, 27th July 2017. Photos: NOVO ISIORO
President Muhammadu Buhari (middle); Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (left); Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai (2nd left); Chief of Defense Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (3rd left); Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari (3rd right);National Security Adviser, Major- Gen. Babagana Monguno (2nd right) and Director General, Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Musa Daura, during the Security Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday.
R-L: Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, his deputy, Chief (Mrs.) Yetunde Onanuga and commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Modupe Mujota, during the ground breaking/foundation laying ceremony of Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia, Ogun West Senatorial District, yesterday. Photo by Ogun Government House
BY Ruth Tene Natsa .....the federal government beats its chest over some milestones it recorded with the modified concessioning agreement with India-owned Global Infrastructure Nigeria Limited (GINL) on Itakpe Itakpe Iron Ore Company, storm still rages among industry watchers over the new deal ccording to the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria imports 20 million tons of steel and allied products per annum on the average. Based on the finding that dates back to 2011, Nigeria spends about N6 trillion on importations of steel products every year. In recent presentation by the technical assistant to the sole administrator, Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited(ASCL), Engr Suleiman Umar, “the country’s steel production, in spite of its huge capacity is placed at a negligible 100,000 mt per annum while Egypt and South Africa with similar technologies and smaller population figures are producing 5.5 and 6.4 million tons respectively.” Quoting World Steel (2015), Umar also said because...
President Muhammadu Buhari received by vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday. PHOTO BY REMI AKUNLEYAN.