EU, German agency unveil N200m grant for MSMEs in Kano 

The European Union (EU) and the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) have unveiled a N200-million non-interest financing scheme to boost Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kano State.   Mr Yakubu Musa-Paiko, GIZ’s Access to Finance and Investment Adviser,…
Buhari felicitates China on 72nd anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent goodwill message to President Xi Jinping on the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, which comes up on Oct. 1.   The president, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr…
Independence Anniversary: Gov. Fintiri pardons 25 inmates

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has pardoned 15 inmates, serving various jail terms at different correctional centres across the state, in commemoration of Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary.   This is contained in a statement by Mr Solomon Kumangar, the Director…
NIPC emerges 1st at 2021 National FOI ranking

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has taken the first position at the 2021 National Freedom of Information (FOI) Compliance and Transparency Ranking, out of the 213 Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) that were assessed.   According to an announcement…
House of Reps urges NDDC to redesign road project in Imo

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to urgently review and redesign the Avu-Etekwuru Road project to conform with modern engineering designs.   The resolution was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion…
Minister urges synergy among power sector stakeholders

The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, has urged stakeholders in the power sector to make concerted efforts to give Nigerians stable, affordable and constant electricity supply.   A statement by Mr Austin Asoluka, Deputy Director of Press, Ministry of…