ICRC to assist states with infrastructure development through PPP

By Okeoghene Akubuike, Abuja.   The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has expressed willingness to assist the states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to take on viable infrastructure projects using Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).   Mr Michael Ohiani,…
CONUA ask vice-chancellors to re-open varsities

By Funmilayo Adeyemi,Abuja.   The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) on Wednesday urged vice-chancellors of public universities to re-open the institutions for academic activities to resume.   CONUA is a splinter group of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities…
Senate confirms Ariwoola as substantive CJN

By Kingsley Okoye, Abuja.   The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).   The confirmation followed his screening at the plenary on Wednesday.   Ariwoola, while responding to the…
Full text of President Buhari’s address at UNGA 77

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 77TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2022   Mr. President, Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished…