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‘Because Nigeria is facing security challenges, does not automatically make the country a failed state’ – Lai Mohammed

Estimated Reading Time: 2The Federal Government says for anyone to declare Nigeria a failed state on the basis of its security challenges, is “preposterous’’. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated this in response to a recent declaration by the Council on Foreign Affairs (CFA) in the[Read More…]

National Assembly asks MDAs to submit anti-corruption strategy report

Estimated Reading Time: 1The National Assembly has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to submit their reports on anti-corruption strategy. To this end, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, has summoned relevant MDAs. They include the Ministries of Justice, Finance, Economic and Financial Crimes[Read More…]

Reps accuse contractor of abandoning Lagos-Badagry expressway after N2.2 billion mobilisation

Estimated Reading Time: 3The House of Representatives’ Committee on Works has accused the contractor handling the Lagos-Badagry expressway of abandoning the project. While visiting the project site on Wednesday, the committee expressed disappointment that no member of staff of CGC Nigeria Limited, the contractor handling Lagos-Badagry expressway, was on site.[Read More…]

Cholera Outbreak: 7 die in Gombe

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Gombe State Government has confirmed the deaths of seven people due to the outbreak of Cholera in Kalajanga Village and Garko Ward of Akko Local Government Area of the state. Briefing Journalists in Gombe on Thursday, the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Habu Dahiru, said so far[Read More…]