Buhari officially presents Nigeria Visa Policy to Public

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially presented to the public the Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) for the year 2020. He presented the document at the State House in Abuja, on Tuesday. The document is a revised version. President Buhari said the review of the visa policy is intended to attract innovation, specialised skills and knowledge from abroad to complement local ones. …

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Osun state suspends registration of Okada riders

The Osun State Government, yesterday, ordered the Department of Transportation to stop fresh registration of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada to curb invasion from neighbouring states. In a statement by the Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Toke Olaniyan stated that the move was to check incursion of commercial motorcyclists from Lagos state as a result of restriction placed …

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No going back on Okada ban — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, vowed not to reverse the ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as “Okada” and tricycles, called Keke NAPEP, in some parts of the state. Sanwo-Olu, said this at the launch of eight locally manufactured speed boats of the state ferry services, Lagferry, held at Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah. The governor, who also launched Lagferry, …

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US speaks on Buhari’s fight against corruption

The government of the United States of America has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal commitment to the anti-corruption crusade in Nigeria. In a statement issued by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson of the State Department at the end of the signing of the agreement between the U.S. government, the Bailiwick of Jersey, and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for …

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EFCC replies Shehu Sani on underground cell

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that it does not detain suspects in underground cell. This followed a statement by a former Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, who accused the anti-graft agency of detaining him in an underground cell for 30 days. Head of the zonal office, Aminu Aliyu, who took journalists round the EFCC facility, …

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TAKE STOCK OF ALL AGRICULTURAL ASSETS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, FG TELLS STATES

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has directed all state and zonal coordinators to commence documentation of agricultural assets across the country.  Nanono gave the directive at a meeting on monitoring and evaluation of 2019 projects today in Abuja.  The minister, who noted that there were several agricultural assets, ranging from lands and buildings, lamented that many …

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NIGERIA TO SPEND ABACHA LOOT ON LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY, TWO OTHERS – AGF MALAMI

Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has stated how the country would spend the $308 million looted by the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha when it is finally returned. He said this while signing an Asset Recovery Agreement to repatriate over $308 million of forfeited assets to Nigeria with the …

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