Abuja Runway Completion Credit To Buhari Government: Lai Mohammed

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The timely completion of the Abuja International Airport runway has confirmed that “Nigerians elected a responsive, responsible and capable federal government”, under President Muhammadu Buhari. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Mr Segun Adeyemi. The completion…

FG’s Fertilizer Initiative And Agricultural productivity

  Food security remains a global need which underscores the need for enhanced agricultural productivity. Unfortunately low agricultural productivity as a result of lack of improved seeds and other key inputs continue to hinder agricultural development. Ruth Tene Natsa writes on the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI) and its boost to the nation’s agriculture. The Nigeria…

FG Jerk Up Fish Supply To 1m Metric Tonnes

The federal government has confirmed the supply of 1.1 million metric tonnes of fish to cover the deficit of 2.1 million metric tonnes. This was disclosed by the minister of state for agriculture and rural development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, during the launch of the first premium aquaculture harvesting of Tilapia fish in Nigeria at the…

Over 4.4 million people in North East Region Need Food-Mrs Ahmed

The Minister of state, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said over 4.4 million people who had been affected by the Boko haram insurgency in the North East need food, clothing and shelter She however said the Government of Nigeria has mobilised available resources to ameliorate the situation. The Minister stated this in…

Enduring Progress In Nigeria’s Rice Revolution

The Nigerian rice revolution began with the immediate past administration’s foray into the diversification of the Nigerian economy, with special focus on agriculture and solid minerals. Today, the President Buhari’s administration has taken the gauntlet with the administration revolutionising the nation’s economy from being oil dependent to an agro focused economy, and the records of…

CTL Holds 5th Edible Book Fair

The Centre For Teaching and Learning (CTL), yesterday, held its 5th annual edible book fair in Abuja. The founder and head of the school, Dr Agodi Alagbe, in an exclusive interview with Leadership, said, “The Edible Book Fair is a celebration of literacy and food where everybody is encouraged to create an edible expression of…

Electronic Transactions Hit N40.5trn In 2016 – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that value of electronic transactions in the banking sector crossed the N40 trillion threshold to N40.5 trillion in 2016 to reflect the growing public confidence in the system as a result of the convenience of electronic transactions and sensitization. The Financial System Stability Report (FSSR) by CBN…

Athletics: Russia To Miss London 2017

Russia’s ban from international athletics competition is set to extend beyond the World Championships in London in August, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced. Russia’s ban from international competition is set to extend beyond the World Championships in London in August, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced. The IAAF voted unanimously…

Griezmann Won’t Join Man Utd’

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has branded Manchester United a “small team” when he was asked over whether Antoine Griezmann might depart the Vicente Calderon for Jose Mourinho’s side. Griezmann, 25, has been regularly linked with a move to Old Trafford since the summer, when his great friend Paul Pogba made a world-record switch to…

Ameh Unopposed For IBB Golf Club Captaincy

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Sunday I. Ameh, would stand unopposed for election as captain of the IBB International Golf and Country Club during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the club slated for Saturday, April 29, 2017. According to the list of successful candidates released by the electoral committee, Ameh who is the current…