Govt at sixes and sevens over herdsmen

IF any Nigerian has tried to make sense of the federal government’s policies on herdsmen/farmers clash, he will by now be certain that no such policies exist, nor has one been really conceived. If the federal government itself thought it had a policy or policies in respect of the crisis and its resolution, its contradictoryRead More

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Govt bans open grazing to stop killings by herdsmen

Governors offer land for cattle colonies 40,000 displaced in Benue Women protest Communique of meeting on killings •All animal farmers must ranch their cattle or livestock •Livestock farmers to be educated on benefit of ranching •Nigerians must avoid hate speeaches OPEN grazing of cattle was banned yesterday by the Federal Government – to stem theRead More

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Govt protests harassment of Nigerians in Libya

Libya

Nigeria at the weekend protested the harassment of her citizens by Libyans in illegal migrants’ camps. Minister of Foreign Affairs Geofrey Onyeama expressed the Federal Government’s displeasure when he met with his Libyan counterpart in Tripoli at the weekend. The minister led a government delegation to the country to facilitate the release and evacuation ofRead More

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Govt protests harassment of Nigerians in Libya

Libya

Nigeria at the weekend protested the harassment of her citizens by Libyans in illegal migrants’ camps. Minister of Foreign Affairs Geofrey Onyeama expressed the Federal Government’s displeasure when he met with his Libyan counterpart in Tripoli at the weekend. The minister led a government delegation to the country to facilitate the release and evacuation ofRead More

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EFCC: Ex-First Lady’s $15.5m stolen from govt, agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that former First Lady Patience Jonathan could not have genuinely earned the $15.5million which she claims ownership of. In its defence to her suit challenging the freezing of her accounts, the commission argued that Mrs Jonathan does not run anyRead More

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What govt should do this year, by NLC

NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has advised the Federal Government to create jobs, address infrastructure deficit and tackle the problems in the oil sector to avoid fuel shortage. In a message to Nigerians to mark the New Year, NLC President Ayuba Wabba slammed Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s planned sack of over 22,000 teachers whoRead More

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Govt making efforts to end petrol scarcity, says APC

APC, Kogi

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to Nigerians to be patient while the problem of petrol scarcity is being addressed. In a statement by National Publicity Secretary Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC “acknowledge the difficulties Nigerians are currently experiencing as a result of the unfortunate fuel scarcity across the country; especially at this YuletideRead More

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Govt to issue N10.69b Green Bond

sukuk

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced plans to issue N10.69 billion Sovereign Green Bond. The debt office said it would sensitise prospective investors in the Bond through a Roadshow in Abuja and Lagos today and tomorrow. The debut Green Bond is being issued following Nigeria’s endorsement of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change onRead More

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Govt to issue N10.69b Green Bond

sukuk

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced plans to issue N10.69 billion Sovereign Green Bond. The debt office said it would sensitise prospective investors in the Bond through a Roadshow in Abuja and Lagos today and tomorrow. The debut Green Bond is being issued following Nigeria’s endorsement of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change onRead More

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