Adewole disclosed this at the launch in Makarfi, Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has launched President Muhammadu Buhari’s Restore Vision Project aimed at restoring people’s sight through surgical intervention. Adewole disclosed this at...
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Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday dropped two ministers he had appointed to his new cabinet just a day earlier, a move widely seen as a response to a public uproar over the nominations.
Mnangagwa, 75, named his cabinet overnight Thursday, and is expected to appoint two vice...
Elder Godsday Orubebe, the former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has claimed Nigeria is paying him back for his service with unjust criminal charges against him.
Orubebe made this known during his trial on Thursday, June 2, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), over alleged failure to...
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says research is in progress to produce cement for road construction in the country.
Onu said at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja yesterday that production of indigenous cement for road had become necessary due to the way...
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The Senate on Monday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, to appear before its Committee on Petroleum Downstream on Tuesday, over lingering fuel scarcity in the country.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream, Sen. Jibrin Barau, told newsmen shortly...
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Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has clarified that his comment on the economic situation being out of the control of President Muhammadu Buhari was misrepresented.
He was reacting to a story - Buhari No Longer Controls Nigeria's Economy - Lai Mohammed on ThisDayLive
The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu yesterday confirmed that MTN Nigeria has paid N50billion out of the N780bn fine slammed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for regulatory infractions.
MTN on Wednesday said it had paid N50billion out of the amount and had also...
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A car bomb explosion has killed the country's former defence minister, Muhidin Mohamed Haji Ibrahim, on Monday in a latest attacks in the capital Mogadishu, police said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion in the central K4 district of the city, but Al-Qaeda-linked...
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Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made a strong warning yesterday that Nigerians are at the risk of starving to death by 2050 if nothing was done to ensure all-year-round farming, DailySun reports.
He made this disclosures when he defended the 2016 budget proposal of his ministry...
Former Kano State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau yesterday said he has no intention to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The governor said he should be counted out of any plan to float a new political party that will challenge both the PDP and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)...
Minister of Works, Housing and power, Babatunde Fashola, in his keynote speech at the Nigerian pension industry strategy implementation road map retreat in Abuja discussed about how not to sell Nigeria...
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The youth wings of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South South have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the activities of Dumebi Kachikwu, brother to the minister of state for petroleum, Emmanuel Kachikwu at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made one of the SSS officers attached to him clean his shoes in public in this video
In a video which is going viral, the minister, dressed in white, and relaxing on a couch, was seen lifting his legs as the SSS officer stooped before him...
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The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has denied owning a Facebook account bearing his name.
Mr. Onu, while addressing leaders of the Ebonyi All Progressives Congress who visited him, said an account purportedly owned by him, was created by unscrupulous elements to defraud...
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Ghana’s transport minister resigned Wednesday after a controversy erupted following reports that she spent about one million dollars to repaint over 100 buses with portraits of the country’s recent leaders.
Dzifa Attivor had commissioned a private firm to respray 116 imported passenger buses...
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said all youths in the country are not entitled to the N5, 000 monthly stipend promised by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.
The minister also said the Federal Government intends to convert most of the unemployed...
The embattled former Minister of State, Bashir Yuguda, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he gave a total of N600million cash to six chairmen of the Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election.
Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu yesterday in Abuja inaugurated committees to investigate the managements of 10 universities and polytechnics over allegations of abuse of due process, financial mismanagement and sexual harassment.
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has officially unveiled his short term plans to address housing deficits, provide good roads and urgently increase power generation in the country with extra 2, 000 megawatts.
Fashola said, during his maiden press briefing in...