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List Of Ambassadorial Nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari has today approved the nomination of 46 non-career Ambassadors-Designate.  It will be recalled that the President had earlier approved the nomination of 47 Career Ambassadors-Designate.  This second batch completes the list of the President’s nominees, reflecting character and gender consideration. The full list of all appointees and states which make a total of 93 is as follows:   S/N. ...

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Asset Sales: NIMASA To Auction Floating Dock, Barges


Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Tuesday, said the management had placed a notice to auction a floating dock and three barges disturbing navigation at Sapele port. Peterside made the disclosure during a tour of some of the agency’s facilities in Sapele in Delta, by the management of NIMASA. He said that though the floating ...

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Ministers Hold One-Day Retreat On 2017 Budget


Ministers and Heads of relevant Federal Government Departments and Agencies will Thursday, September 15, converge at the Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja, to present and discuss priority areas of the 2017 Budget. A statement by Akpandem James, Media Adviser to the Minister of National Planning Sen. Udo Udoma, said the meeting is part of a scheduled arrangement by ...

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Hardship: Sokoto Local Govt Councils To Get Bailout, Says Tambuwal


  Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised to provide special intervention funds to the 23 Local Government Areas in the state to improve the living standard of people at the grassroots. Tambuwal made the promise when members of the state chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Unwholesome State Of Nigerian Prisons

Yusuf Anas

By Centre For Crisis Communication The Centre notes that the Nigerian Prisons Service sits at the very heart of Nigeria’s security architecture as the agency statutorily responsible for holding convicted offenders. Apart from the convicted offenders, the prisons also provide abode for those who are still awaiting trials for various crimes and offences ranging from pick-pocketing to terrorism. The prisons ...

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