The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, proposed the one-year time limit during a roundtable with German museum directors and government officials in Berlin, Germany.
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Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known at the weekly ministerial press briefing organized by the Presidential Communication Team led by the president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
It has also added travellers from South Africa to the list.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Nanono, disclosed this at the 44th meeting of the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja on Thursday.
The Federal Minister for Environment, Dr. Muhammed Mahmud Abubakar, disclosed this on Friday when he led a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Environment on a courtesy call on Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
This was disclosed by the Debt Management Office in a statement on Thursday.
With the Nobel Laurette, Prof. Wole Soyinka, as the founding Chairman of the Commission, working in tandem with Dr. Olu Agunloye, who was the pioneer Corps Marshal of the FRSC, the foundation of a modern organisation built on the ideals of knowledge, service delivery and technology was solidly laid.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, on Tuesday in Abuja described the “Kim and Trump Summit,” held in Singapore as a historic achievement.
Initiated by General Electric, the world’s premier digital industrial company, the Consortium is comprised of SinoHydro, a leading infrastructure construction services corporation; Transnet, a leader in transportation and logistics infrastructure management; and APM Terminals, a global port, terminal and intermodal inland services provider.
The two-day workshop, which holds between February 19 and 20 in Abuja, will provide information on leading practice from Western Australia on building a sustainable mining sector
The National Coordinator of ATASP-1, Haruna Akwashiki, said this in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday
The envoy said that Nigeria’s new ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report showed its seriousness in promoting investment and development in the country.
They asserted that the Federal Government of Nigeria has collaborated with the governments of their states to deny them their constitutional rights as citizens of the country.
FGN savings bonds: DMO DG says about 7,000 investors subscribed in five months
Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office, says about 7,000 investors have subscribed to the Federal Government of Nigeria’s savings bonds since its introduction in March.
Oniha told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja that one of the primary reasons for introducing the savings bond was to encourage a savings culture among the populace.
She said that considering that the subscribers are largely retail investors, it meant that the savings bond had provided a vehicle for mobilising savings.
The DMO boss said it would continue to support the product and attract more subscriptions through investor enlightenment.
The bond allotment results obtained from the DMO website showed that in March, N2.068 billion was allotted to 2,575 investors, while in April, N1.2 billion was allotted to 1,798 subscribers.
In May, N790.85 million was allotted to 1,233 subscribers, while in June N607.26 million was allotted to 921 subscribers.
In July, N400.5 million was allotted to 779 investors, while in August there was an upward improvement to N738.14 million allotted to 761 subscribers.
The bond issuance is part of the Federal Government’s programme targeted at the lower income earners to encourage them to save and earn more income (interest), compared to their savings accounts with banks.
It was introduced to enable all citizens participate in and benefit from the favourable returns available in the capital market, and is also to help finance the nation’s budget deficit.
The bonds are debt securities (liabilities) of the Federal Government backed by its ‘full faith and credit’ with interests to be paid at regular periods and principal repaid at maturity.
It has a tenor of between two to three years and a minimum size of investment of N5,000 and maximum of N50 million.
The bond is aimed at deepening the national savings culture; diversifying government’s funding sources and providing opportunity to all citizens, irrespective of income level to contribute to national development.
It is issued through stock broking firms accredited by the DMO to market and distribute it.
The issuance, which began in March, has been carried out monthly and will continue till December.
Speaking at a one-day symposium on ‘malnutrition, child development and the media’ organised by the Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition, Sunday Okoronkwo, a project manager at the Civil Society on Scaling Up Nutrition Nigeria, explained that the country currently does not have proper funding to address the problem, warning also that figures such as 11m Nigerian children being stunted may well be a poor representation of the reality.
The organisation said the call for the revocation is based on revelations that OPL 245 was not legally granted to Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, adding also that the relationship with ENI/Shell as a Joint Venture partner should be terminated because the oil company have been indicted for fraudulently engaging in a corrupt process by the report of an Italian prosecutor’s preliminary investigation into the Malabu scandal.
Apparently a believer in success who goes the stretch to achieve it, the Corps Marshal has no specific closing time and works from the house when he should be sleeping or relaxing. In this way, many have perceived him a workaholic, but in his words: “Failure is an orphan that nobody wants to associate with.”
The organization said: “Dr Fayemi’s dramatic accusation regarding the content of our letter to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami SAN is unjustified,
The report detailed the activities of Boko Haram in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region, and other terrorist groups in 103 countries.
The group also called for the establishment of a Committee that would determine which areas needed to be restructured in the country with immediate effect.