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PHOTOS: Buhari presides over 29th virtual FEC meeting, 10 ministries to make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 29th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Defection: Beware of Umahi’s deception, Ebonyi indigenes warn APC leaders

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has warned the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to be wary of its new catch, Governor Dave Umahi.

Despite facing corruption charges by EFCC, Nigerian government extends tenure of HEDI managing director

In apparent breach of service rule, the tenure of the managing director of Hydraulic Equipment Development Institute, HEDI, Abdulmalik Onuwe, has been renewed by the federal government despite facing charges of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Nigerian govt receives report on building collapse, vows to address menace

The Federal Government is committed to addressing the menace of building collapse in the country, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology has said.

Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council. The meeting is holding inside the Council Chamber of the...

NASRDA warns earthquake likely in Abuja, Kaduna, Ogun, Oyo, Bayelsa

The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, has warned that earthquake may likely occur in Bayelsa, Ogun, Oyo, Kaduna States and Abuja. Speaking at...

Indiscriminate borehole drilling cause of Abuja ‘tremor’ – Report

A Presidential Committee headed by the Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Seidu Mohammed, has claimed that indiscriminate drilling of...

FG takes Executive Order V to Nigerians in U.S.

Nigerians in the U.S. have assured the Federal Government of their eagerness to return home and use their expertise to help build a Nigeria...

China to help Nigeria generate 19,000MW electricity from hydro

The Federal Government said that the People’s Republic of China is willing to support its renewable energy master plan whereby electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.

Nigerian govt renews support to scientists in research, innovation

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has pledged Federal Government’s readiness to support Nigerian scientists in conversion of research and innovation findings...

Nigerian govt to cut raw material imports by N3trn

The Federal Government has said the National Strategy for Competitiveness in Raw Material and Product Development in Nigeria will help reduce importation by N3 trillion...

Nigerian govt to challenge local engineers with large-scale projects

The Federal Government has said it will expose Nigerian scientists and engineers to relevant large-scale scientific and engineering projects that will ensure long-term local...

Nigerian govt to boost economy through emerging technologies, Minister says

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the ministry will step up efforts to ensure that Nigeria takes advantage of emerging...

Nigeria to deploy relevant technologies to tackle financial crime

By Segun Adeyemi The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has said the ministry will formulate and deploy relevant technologies to assist in the...

Nigerian govt unveils strategy to boost raw materials development

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it has developed a national strategy on competitiveness in raw materials and products development in the country. Director-General, Raw...

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