• International Day of Persons With Disabilities: Stakeholders Decry Non Passage of Disability Law

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    Friday, December 2 is the International Day of Persons With Disabilities. A day set aside by the United Nations to promote better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of the political, social,…

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  • Civil Servants Cry Out As FG Slashes November Salaries

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    Civil servants on various stratas of government have decried the huge deductions on their November salaries without any fore-warning. This is even as they lamented the increasing prices of goods and services. Leadership findings revealed that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the Public Complain Commission last month  were…

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    Stakeholders Advocate Private Sector Involvement In SDGs

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    Stakeholders on the platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Nigeria have stressed the need for the private sector to be in the forefront of ensuring the success of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). This was the view of Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Sustainable Development, Prof. Olanrewaju Olaniyan while fielding questions from Journalists…

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  • Nigeria, China Sign MoU On Mining Cooperation

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    The Nigerian Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its counterpart China Government on geosciences cooperation during the Nigeria- China Mining Investment Roadshow which held in Beijing, China. The MoUs provides for cooperation between the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) and the China Geological Survey (CGS) as well as between NGSA and the Shandong…

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    Ondo Election Was Well Executed – TMG

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    A Civil Society Organisation, the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has described the Saturday Ondo State gubernatorial election as well executed. In a preliminary report made to LEADERSHIP on Sunday, it states that lapses observed did not significantly affect the outcome of the election. The report signed by TMG Chairperson, Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, stated that “Our…

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  • FG To Pay N29bn Outstanding Debt To Agro Dealers

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    The Federal government through the Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Heineken Lokpobiri has said government has committed to pay the outstanding debt of N29billion naira to agro dealers Senator Lokpobiri said this followed the reconciliation of agricultural input suppliers who participated in the 2014/2015 Growth Enhancement Support Scheme. It is to…

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  • Nigeria Loses 30m Tonnes Of Urea To Gas Flaring Annually – Expert

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    A fertiliser specialist from the  African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership, AFAD, Paul Makepeace has said that  Nigeria loses an equivalent of  about 30 million tonnes of urea to gas flaring annually. This, he said, is the critical component of fertiliser . Mr. Makepeace disclosed this  at the sidellines of the Nigeria Fertiliser Roadmap Stakeholders Consultation…

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