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PoliticsTermux8mons ago
pictures of tinubu facing apc president panel
Pictures Of Tinubu Facing APC Presidential Screening Panel - Pictures Of Tinubu Facing APC Presidential Screening Panel by Lanrelagboi: 9:59pm The leading APC presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu with other aspirants and the chairman of the screening committee, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja today.
Pictures Of Tinubu Facing Apc President Panel
PoliticsTermux8mons ago
peter obi wins labour party presidential primary as pat utomi steps down
Peter Obi Wins Labour Party Presidential Primary Election as Pat Utomi Steps Down πŸ‘‡for him. Pat Utomi has promised to bring other political parties into Labour Party More details later....
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2022 latest best braided hairstyles to look beautiful
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PoliticsTermux8mons ago
happening now: efcc operatives search every "ghana must go" at pdp primaries (video)
πŸ’₯BREAKING EFCC Operatives Search Every Single "Ghana Must Go Bags" That Goes Into The Venue Of The PDP Presidential Primary. Watch video below via link; https://youtube.com/shorts/SGNVmqUNtoA?feature=share
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PoliticsTermux8mons ago
president buhari returns to abuja from au summit (photos)
PRESIDENT BUHARI RETURNS TO ABUJA FROM AU SUMMIT President Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha return to Abuja after participation at the Programme of the African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 28th May 2022 The presidential jet conveying the president his wife and members of his entourage touched ground at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azkiew International airport at about 06:00 pm The president was received by other top government officials
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PoliticsTermux8mons ago
buhari administration at 7: services to the people nothing else
BUHARI ADMINISTRATION AT 7: SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE, NOTHING ELSE Exactly seven years ago, Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as President, promising to serve Nigeria faithfully in all spheres of national life. He concluded the first four years, and Nigerians in a show of confidence massively renewed his term for another four years, which lapses this time next year. The seven years milestone presents a major landmark and opportunity to review the service of President Buhari to the country, and its people. What are the highpoints in terms of legislation; what Bills have been signed into law, and what salutary impact have they made on the nation? What are the strides in infrastructural development; roads, bridges, rail, air and sea ports, housing, and many others? Oil and gas reforms? Digital economy? Mines and steel development? Agriculture? Education, Health, Creative Industry, Sports, and many others? And security, yes, security, despite the current challenges. Here’s a one-stop shop of the achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration at 7. Revisionists would want to look at security challenges, which are being robustly tackled, alone. But we look at the entire gamut, and honest and fair Nigerians will admit that a lot has been done, and a lot more will still be done in the 12 months ahead. Come along, and let’s together plumb the depths of the strides of the Buhari administration at 7. It’s service to the people, and nothing else. Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) May 28, 2022 FACTSHEET HIGHLIGHTS OF ACHIEVEMENTS, ON THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION (MAY 2022) LEGISLATIVE REFORM: BILLS SIGNED INTO LAW BY PRESIDENT BUHARI Under President Buhari, Nigeria has seen the most ambitious legislative programme in its history. Several landmark Bills have been passed or amended in the last seven years, including the following: - Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2022 - Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2022, which repeals the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 as amended, and provides a comprehensive legal and Institutional Framework for the prevention and prohibition of money laundering in Nigeria, while also conferring on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the legal status of the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering. - Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2022, which repeals the Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011 as amended in 2013, and provides for the effective implementation of international instruments on the prevention and combating of terrorism and suppression of the financing of terrorism. - Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022, which makes comprehensive provisions for the seizure, confiscation, forfeiture, and management of properties derived from unlawful activity. - Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Act, 1993 (Amendment) Act, 2019, which will deliver increased revenues to the Federation. - Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON (Amendment) Acts of 2019 and 2021. - Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Bill, the first legislation in Nigeria’s history focused on curbing anti-competition practices; establishing the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. - Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Establishment Act, 2018 - Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, an Executive Bill, signed into law in 2019. The Bill facilitates the identification, tracing, freezing, restraining, recovery, forfeiture and confiscation of proceeds, property, and other instrumentalities of crime, as well as the prosecution of offenders in criminal cases regardless of where in the world they might be. - Act establishing the Police Trust Fund, which will significantly improve funding for the Nigeria Police Force (2019). - Nigeria Police Act, 2020 – the first comprehensive reform of Police legislation since the Police Act of 1943. - Repeal and Re-Enactment of the Companies & Allied Matters Act (CAMA), 2020 – the first comprehensive reform since 1990. - Not Too Young to Run Bill (2018) – a Constitution Amendment Bill, to reduce the age of eligibility for running for elective office in Nigeria. - Nigerian Correctional Services Bill, 2019 – the first comprehensive reform of prison legislation in close to five decades - Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, 2019 – the first anti-piracy legislation in West Africa. - A Bill to grant financial autonomy to States’ Houses of Assembly and States’ Judiciary (2018) - Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2020 - Finance Act 2019 and 2020 - The Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018 EXECUTIVE ORDERS President Buhari has pioneered the use of Executive Orders by any government in Nigeria; the Buhari Administration has, since 2017, issued a number of landmark Executive Orders: - Presidential Executive Order on Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Business Environment (2017) - Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Local Procurement by Government Agencies (2017) - Presidential Executive Order on Submission of Annual Budgetary Estimates by all Statutory and non-Statutory Agencies, including Incorporated Companies wholly owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria (2017) - Presidential Executive Order on the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (2017) - Presidential Executive Order on Planning and Execution of Projects, Promotion of Nigerian Content in Contracts, Science, Engineering and Technology (2018) - Presidential Executive Order (and Amendment) on the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS) (2018) - Presidential Executive Order on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme (2019) - Presidential Executive Order 11 on National Public Buildings Maintenance (2022) INFRASTRUCTURE - As with legislative reform, Nigeria is also seeing, under President Buhari’s watch, the biggest and most ambitious federal infrastructure programme since Nigeria’s Independence. - The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) was established by President Buhari in February 2021, with initial seed Capital of N1 Trillion, provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). InfraCorp’s goal is to “to catalyse and accelerate investment into Nigeria’s infrastructure sector by originating, structuring, executing and managing end-to-end bankable projects in that space.” - In addition to the 1 trillion Naira equity seed capital, InfraCorp is expected to mobilise up to an additional 14 trillion Naira of debt capital. Establishment in 2020 of the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF), with more than $1 Billion in funding so far. RAIL - 156km Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail completed and commissioned, within a Nigerian-record-time of 4 years (2017 to 2021). - 8.72km extension to Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line, to Lagos Port Complex, completed in 2021. - 186km Abuja-Kaduna Standard Gauge Rail Line, completed and commissioned in 2016. - 327km Itakpe-Warri Standard Gauge Rail completed and commissioned in 2020, 33 years after construction began. - As part of this project, there was the full rehabilitation of the Railway Village, Agbor, as well as construction of a Railway Ancillary Facilities Yard, also in Agbor. In 2021 the Line commenced commercial freight haulage, transporting pipelines for the AKK Gas Pipeline project. - Commencement of the E-Ticketing concession process for the Lagos-Ibadan and Warri-Itakpe Standard Gauge Rail Lines. The scope of the project is to Design, Finance, Build, Operate and Manage Secure Ticketing Solution systems (Hardware and Software) for the two lines. - Completion of the E-Ticketing concession process on Abuja-Kaduna Route in 2021, which increased the monthly generated revenue from less than N200 Million to N400 Million. - Abuja Light Rail completed in 2018. - Construction has commenced on Kaduna-Kano Standard Gauge Rail Line, following the ground-breaking by President Buhari in July 2021. - Ground-breaking done by President Buhari for construction of 284km Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Rail (with branch line to Dutse), preliminary works started 2021. - Ground-breaking done by President Buhari for complete revamp of Port Harcourt–Maiduguri Narrow Gauge Rail. Work has kicked off in 2022. - 377 Wagons, 64 Coaches, and 21 Locomotives (including DMUs) purchased for the Standard Gauge network, between 2016 and 2021. - Jobs, Training and Capacity Building: More than 11,000 new jobs created from the on-going rail modernization projects in the country. More than 100 qualified young Nigerians awarded full international scholarships for undergraduate/graduate courses in rail engineering and transport in China, from 2018. In addition, dozens of Nigerian Engineers have been trained as part of the railway modernization projects. - Establishment of a new Transportation University in Daura, Katsina State, and establishment of a new Rail Wagon Assembly Plant in Kajola, Ogun State – both nearing completion of construction. - Three thousand tons of cement are transported monthly through train freight service from Lagos to Kano. ROADS - Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF), investing over a billion dollars in three flagship projects: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (for completion in 2022), Second Niger Bridge (for completion in 2022), Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Expressway (first phase for completion in 2023). - Issued by President Buhari on January 25, 2019, Executive Order #7 of 2019, on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme, allows companies that are willing and able to spend their own funds on constructing critical roads, to recover their construction costs by paying reduced taxes, over a period of time, and in a transparent manner. - So far, more than a trillion Naira has been mobilised through Executive Order 7, for road projects across all six geopolitical zones of the country, like Bodo-Bonny in Rivers and Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonshoki-Ojota in Lagos. - Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI), a public-private partnership program to mobilise, in its first Phase, over a Trillion Naira in private investment into the development and maintenance of 12 Roads, amounting to 1,963km in length. - More than 600 billion Naira worth of Sukuk Bonds raised since 2017 for more than 40 critical road projects across all six geopolitical zones. Between November 25 and December 13, 2021, the Federal Government handed over to benefiting communities 941 km of completed Sukuk road projects connecting 10 states in five geo-political zones of the country. AIR AND SEA PORTS - Completion of New Terminals for International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt - Construction completed on New Runways for the Abuja and Enugu International Airports. The Abuja International AirportRunway was reconstructed in 2017, for the first time since the Airport was built in the early 1980s. In 2019 President Buhari approved a special fund of 10 Billion Naira for the reconstruction of the Enugu Airport Runway; it was completed and reopened in August 2020). - Presidential approval for four International Airports as Special Economic Zones: Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Port Harcourt. - President Buhari approved funds for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) to build a world-class Flight Safety Laboratory (FSL) in Abuja, and train personnel to run it. Now Nigeria no longer has to send aircraft Cockpit Voice Recorders and Flight Data Recorders (“Black Box”) abroad for downloading and analysis. - The Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in Zaria, has undergone a transformation under President Buhari: A new Boeing 737 Full Flight Simulator has been installed in the College, as well as a fully-automated Fire and Smoke Aircraft Training Simulator. Prior to the installation of the Fire and Smoke Simulator, Nigeria was sending personnel to Cameroon for the relevant training. - NCAT has also acquired 7 brand new Training Planes (1 multi-engine and 6 single-engine) that use Jet A1 fuel; to replace the old training planes that were expensive to maintain. - The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) in July 2017 received the ISO 9001:2015 certification (re-certified in August 2020) for aeronautical meteorological services delivery, making Nigeria the first-ever African country to achieve this feat. - Significant infrastructural upgrades at various Airports nationwide: Cat-3 ILS/DME (ILS = Instrument Landing System; DME = Distance Measuring Equipment) installed in Lagos and Abuja Airports in 2019 — which allows planes to land in zero visibility. Installation in progress in 3 more Airports - Cat-2 ILS/DME installed in 10 airports around the country, another 4 in progress Doppler Omni-directional Range (DVOR) / DME installed in 8 airports o Air Traffic Control (ATC) Mobile Towers installed in Lagos and Abuja Airports. Ow Level Windshear Alert System (LLWAS) installed in more than a dozen airports (the Sosoliso Crash of 2005 and ADC Crash of 2006 were reportedly caused by the absence of that equipment). - The procurement processes for the establishment of an Aviation Leasing Company in Nigeria, a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Centre, and the development of Aerotropolis (Airport Cities) in Lagos and Abuja are all ongoing, for completion in 2022, according to the project timelines. - Lekki Deep Sea Port – the first new Sea Port in Nigeria in decades – now more than 90 percent completed. - Ground-breaking done for Bonny Deep Sea Port in March 2021 - Commissioning of Kaduna Inland Dry Port in 2018. Construction of Kano and Katsina Inland Dry Ports ongoing, for completion in 2022. - Commissioning of the ‘Deep Blue’ Maritime Security Project, completed in 2021. The project includes 17 Special Mission Vessels, 2 Special Mission Aircraft, and 3 Helicopters. - Launch of a new Cabotage Compliance Strategy, in 2019, by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to enforce the implementation of the Cabotage Act. - Introduction of Electronic Call-up system by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to substantially address the challenges of traffic gridlock caused by the Lagos Ports, using technology. - Designation of the Lilypond Container Terminal in Ijora, Lagos as a specialized processing and handling facility for the export of locally-made agricultural and finished goods. - Commencement of indigenous survey and charting of Nigeria’s offshore waters, by the Nigerian Navy’s new Hydrographic Survey Vessel, NNS LANA. - Cabinet approval for award of 30-year Concession of Onitsha River Port, under a Rehabilitate, Operate and Transfer (ROT) arrangement, February in 2022. Development of capacity at the Eastern Ports: - Reduction of Tariff (10% Rebate) on Harbour Dues for vessels calling at the Eastern Ports, as part of incentives to encourage vessel traffic to the Eastern Ports. - In December 2017, Calabar Port commenced export of bulk cement to Tema Port in Ghana - In 2019, 3 container ships berthed at Calabar Port, for the first time in eleven years - Dredging of Warri Port (Escravos Bar—Warri Port channel) completed in 2018 - On October 30, 2019, an LPG Tanker operated by NLNG, berthed in Port Harcourt – the first time ever an LPG ship berthed in any of the Eastern Ports - On December 8, 2019, Onne Port received JPO VOLANS (owned by Maersk), the FIRST gearless and largest container vessel (265.07 metres) to call at any Eastern Port in Nigeria. - On August 1, 2019, Onne Port’s Brawal Terminal received MSC GRACE, its first container vessel since 2012. - In March 2021, the export of 7,000 metric tonnes of cocoa through Calabar Port to the United States, for the first time in about 14 years. - The two largest containerships to ever berth at any Nigerian port, have been in Onne, in the last 3 years: Maersk Stadelhorn, 300m long & 48m wide, on August 15, 2020, and Lady Jane on April 13, 2022. 294.5m long and 32.3m wide. POWER - An incremental 4,000MW+ of power generating assets will be completed during the life of the Buhari Administration, including the Zungeru Hydro, Kashimbila Hydro, Afam III Fast Power, Kudenda Kaduna Power Plant, the Okpai Phase 2 Plant, the Dangote Refinery Power Plant, and others. - Energizing Education Programme: Taking clean and reliable energy (Solar and Gas) to Federal Universities and Teaching Hospitals across the country. Four Universities completed and commissioned already: BUK (Kano), FUNAI (Ebonyi), ATBU (Bauchi) and FUPRE (Delta); others ongoing. - Energizing Economies Programme: Taking clean and reliable energy (Solar and Gas) to markets across the country. Completed projects include Sabon-Gari Market in Kano, Ariaria Market in Aba, and Sura Shopping Complex in Lagos. - Energizing Agriculture Programme, launched in May 2022, to catalyze economic development and improve rural livelihoods in Nigeria through exploring the nexus between mini-grids and agricultural productivity. - National Mass Metering Programme: Nationwide rollout of electricity meters to all on-grid consumers, launched in August 2020. The Central Bank of Nigeria is providing 200 billion Naira for this, and so far, more than one million meters have been rolled out, in the first phase. This first phase generated more than 10,000 new jobs in meter installation and assembly. - Solar Power Naija (SPN): Launched in April 2021 to deliver 5 million off-grid solar connections, impacting more than 20 million Nigerians, and financed through Central Bank of Nigeria loans, as well as through partnerships with NDPHC, NNPC and the NSIA. The program is expected to generate an additional N7 billion increase in tax revenues per annum and $10 million in annual import substitution. - Under Solar Power Naija and NDPHC’s partnership, ASolar is rolling out 100,000 Solar Home Systems across the country, while the NSIA (partnering under SPN) has announced a N10 billion fund for developers, targeting more than 250,000 solar connections. - In May 2021, the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) announced the planned deployment of solar-powered grids to 200 Primary Health Centres (PHC) and 104 Unity Schools nationwide. - Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) is a $550 million programme being implemented by the Federal Government of Nigeria in partnership with the World Bank and African Development Bank. NEP is a combination of subsidies, direct contracts and technical assistance to support Electrification across Nigeria. - NEP has so far deployed more than 20,000 Standalone Solar Systems (SHS), as well as Solar Hybrid Mini-grids in more than 250 locations across the country. - The Rural Electrification Fund (REF), created by the Electricity Power Sector Reform Act of 2005, was operationalized by the Buhari Administration in 2016. Since 2016, the REF under REA has executed more than N4 billion in projects, with more than N5 billions of Off-Grid (mainly Solar) projects slated to be executed across Nigeria in 2022. SPECIAL GRID INTERVENTIONS - Federal Government has many key grid initiatives with more than N125.2 billion budgeted between 2015 to 2021 for TCN, and Development Finance Funding through the likes of World Bank, AFDB, AFD, JICA and others of up to $1.7 billion. - The Central Bank of Nigeria is also funding $250 million for the rehabilitation of critical interfaces between Transmission and Distribution to increase and stabilize power delivery. - Additionally, through the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI), aka Siemens Power Program, an additional $2.0 billion or more will be invested in the Transmission Grid.: PPI is a Government-to-Government initiative involving the Governments of Nigeria and Germany, and Siemens AG of Germany, to upgrade and modernize Nigeria’s electricity grid. - The Contract for the pre-engineering phase of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) was signed in February 2021, following the 2020 approval for the payment of FGN’s counterpart funding for that phase, while the first set of equipment contract awards were made in December 2021, comprising 10 Mobitra Transformers and 10 Substations. In all the PPI will encompass as many as 127 individual Transmission and Distribution projects (Brownfield and Greenfield). - There are, as of Q1 2022, 135 ongoing projects for transmission lines, substations and other associated grid infrastructure. TCN has completed 30 key Substation Projects and 12 important Transmission Lines. - Some of the critical grid interventions across the NESI include the resuscitation of the second Egbin-Ajah Transmission Line and the recently commissioned NDPHC Lafia 2X150 MVA & 2X60 /132/33/330 KV Transmission Substation (under NIPP). Other ongoing interventions include 330kV Quad Lines in Alaoji to Onitsha, Delta Power Station to Benin as well as the Kano to Katsina 330kV line (respectively). - The $200 million Lagos/Ogun Transmission Infrastructure Project, financed by JICA. It entails the construction of about 200 km of high-voltage transmission lines and a number of high voltage substations, benefiting several communities in the two States. - Through a special CBN intervention for TransmissionDistribution interfaces, contracts have been awarded for more than 30 Substation Rehabilitations and 1,570MVA transformer capacity upgrades, with 34 critical transformers to be installed or replaced. - On a Policy level, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has rolled out various policies ranging from a Tariff-Capping Regulation for un-metered customers, to the Eligible Customer Regulations, to the introduction of a Service-based Tariff Regime and CBN oversight of Disco Bank accounts (which has helped improve payment discipline by Discos). HOUSING - The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has completed or is completing housing projects in 34 States of Nigeria, under the National Housing Programme, with the support of the State Governors who provided the land. So far more than 5,000 houses are at various stages of completion, and thousands more are planned. - The Family Homes Fund Limited (FHFL), incorporated by the Federal Government of Nigeria in September 2016, is the implementing agency for the Buhari Administration’s National Social Housing scheme. - The Fund has now completed more than 13,000 homes across nine States, with another 20,000 commencing building works in 2022. In the process these housing developments have created more than 64,000 direct and indirect jobs. DIGITAL ECONOMY - Extension of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) ‘Pioneer Status’ to e-Commerce and software development companies. - Stipulation of N145 per linear meter cap on Highway Right of Way (RoW) for fibre optic cabling, to incentivize investment in rollout. - Launch of new national 5G policy in 2021, and successful licensing of two private companies to rollout 5G nationally. Nigeria’s 5G rollout will commence in August 2022. - Establishment of new National Data Protection Bureau, which is expected to develop “primary legislation for data protection and privacy.” - Launch of new “National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy”, by President Buhari in 2019. - Drafting of the Nigeria Startup Bill (NSB), and submission of the draft Bill to the National Assembly for consideration and passage into law. - Establishment, in 2021, of a National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR). - Ongoing implementation, starting 2021, of the National Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase 2 (NICTIB-2) Project. The goal of NICTIB is to rollout a nationwide fibre infrastructure network. - Ongoing construction of a Tier-4 Data Center in Kano, to join existing infrastructure in Abuja (Tier-3 Data Center) and Enugu (A Disaster Recovery Site). The Kano Data Center is expected to be completed in 2022. OIL AND GAS - President Buhari’s assent to the Petroleum Industry Act on August 16, 2021 broke a two-decades-old jinx and is setting the stage for the unprecedented transformation of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. · Under the new Act, the NNPC has transformed into a Limited Liability Company which will be formally unveiled by the President in July 2022. · The regulatory framework for the sector has also changed, with the establishment of (a) the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), and (b) the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), which merged the hitherto-existing Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Petroleum Equalization Fund (Management) Board(PEFMB), and the Midstream and Downstream Divisions of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). - Historic Signing Ceremony, in May 2021, of the Execution of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118 Agreements between NNPC Limited and its Contractor Partners: Shell, Exxon Mobil, TOTAL and NAOC. These Agreements settled long-standing disputes that stalled development, and will unlock more than $10 billion of new deep-water investment in Nigeria. The Buhari Administration has declared this decade the “Decade of Gas.” - Construction ongoing on the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Project, the largest domestic gas project in the country. - US$45 million financing secured from the Islamic Development Bank, for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) Study for the Nigeria–Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) project. The Agreement for the Pipeline project was signed by the two countries during President Buhari’s State Visit to Morocco in June 2018. When completed it will be the longest offshore pipeline in the world, and the second longest pipeline in the world, running across 13 countries, 11 of them in West Africa. - Successful completion of Nigeria’s first Marginal Field Bid Round in almost 20 years, expected to raise in excess of half a billion dollars, and open up a new vista of investment in oil and gas. - Launch of National LPG Expansion Programme (including Removal of VAT from the domestic pricing of LPG) - Financial close and signing of contract for NLNG Train 7, which will grow Nigeria’s LNG production capacity by 35% - Nigeria and Morocco in 2021 signed an agreement to develop a US$1.4 billion multipurpose industrial platform (Ammonia and Di-Ammonium Phosphate production plants) that will utilize Nigerian gas and Moroccan phosphate to produce 750,000 tons of ammonia and 1 million tons of phosphate fertilizers annually by 2025. It will be located in Ikot-Abasi, Akwa-Ibom State. - Commissioning, in December 2020, of the new NPDC Integrated Gas Handling Facility in Edo State, the largest onshore LPG plant in the country, with a processing capacity of 100 million standard cubic feet of gas daily, producing 330 tonnes of LPG, 345 tonnes of propane and 2,600 barrels of condensate, daily. - Establishment of a $350m Nigerian Content Intervention Fund, to finance manufacturing, contracts and assets in the oil and gas industry - The NNPC Limited’s National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) became, in 2022, the first Government organization in West and North Africa to receive the ISO 22301:2019 Certification for Business Continuity Management from RINA. FINANCING AND INVESTMENT: - Afreximbank announced in January 2022 that it will assist NNPC Limited to raise $5 billion financing to support investments in Nigeria’s upstream industry, and facilitate expanded energy supply. Afrexim also disclosed plans to underwrite $1 billion of the total planned debt. - Final Investment Decision in January 2021 on a 10,000 tonnes per day methanol plant and a 500 million standard cubic feet per day gas processing plant, being promoted by the NNPC Limited and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), in partnership with the private sector. The plant is now under construction in Odeama, Brass, Bayelsa State. - The ANOH gas processing plant, with a processing capacity of 300 million standard cubic feet of gas, in Imo State. It is a Joint Venture between Seplat Petroleum Development Company and the Nigerian Gas Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). It also has the potential to deliver 1,200MW of power when completed. - Comprehensive Rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery (PHRC). Sign-off Ceremony of Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Contract held in April 2021, marking the commencement of site handover and full mobilization to site. - Policy, Regulatory and Funding Support for the establishment of Modular Refineries across the Niger Delta. When the Administration took office in 2015 Nigeria had only one functioning Modular Refinery. Today there are no fewer than six ongoing brownfield and greenfield Modular Refinery Projects across the Niger Delta. In 2020 President Buhari commissioned the first phase of the Waltersmith Modular Refinery, in Imo State, and broke ground on Phase 2, which will add 20,000bpd processing capacity. - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Tuesday, December 21, 2021, handed over a symbolic cheque of N621.24 Billion for the rehabilitation of 21 critical roads (totalling 1,800km) across the country, through the Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme under the Executive Order 7 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Note that this does not mean that NNPC has gone into the business of constructing roads; instead it is financing the construction of roads, through its tax liabilities. - Launch of the Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimization Programme (NUCOP), to reduce operating expenses through process enhancement and industry collaboration. The overall target is to achieve a $10 or less per barrel production cost. SOLID MINERALS - Approval, in 2020, of a new national policy on local production of bitumen. In April 2022, the Federal Government announced the selection of PwC as Transaction Adviser for the concession process for Nigeria’s bitumen blocks. (Nigeria has one of the largest bitumen reserves in the world, mostly undeveloped). - The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (PAGMI) is a Buhari Administration scheme to enumerate (deploying BVN and NIN data), organize/formalize, ‘skill’, equip, and finance (by guaranteeing offtake—with fair pricing) artisanal gold miners in Nigeria. - Construction completed on the first phase of the Segilola Gold Project, Nigeria’s first large-scale commercial gold mine, and most advanced gold exploration project (also currently the largest defined gold deposit in the country). The private sector project, built during the pandemic, began exporting gold in late 2021. - In Kaduna, a $600 million integrated iron ore mining, processing and steel production company is being completed, in Gujeni, Kagarko LGA of the State – a wholly private sector investment. - Licensing by the Federal Government of 3 companies to build the first set of gold refineries in Nigeria. - In 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) added Nigerian gold to its reserves for the first time. - The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has achieved: · The total automation and decentralization of the operations of the Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) · Revitalized the Presidential Joint Task Force on Mines Surveillance · Enhanced the operating capacity of the National Geosciences Research Laboratories (NGRL) in Kaduna, so that samples no longer need to be sent abroad for processing · Operationalization of the Solid Minerals Development Fund (SMDF) · Established, in 2018, the National Council on Mining and Mineral Resources Development, bringing the Federal and State Governments together. · Reactivated the State Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committees (MIREMCO) - Ongoing development of the following Mining-related clusters in the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria, as part of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development’s Covid-19 economic intervention programme: · Gold Souk in Kano · Kaolin-processing plant in Bauchi · Gemstone market in Ibadan · Lead-smelting plant in Ebonyi · Barite-processing plant in Cross River · Gold-smelting plant in Kogi AGRICULTURE - Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP): The Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 17, 2015, has disbursed more than 800 billion Naira to more than 4 million smallholder farmers of 23 different commodities (including Rice, Wheat, Maize, Cotton, Cassava, Poultry, Soybeans, 27 Groundnut, Fish), cultivating over 5 million hectares of farmland. - Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI): Launched as a government-to-government partnership between the Nigerian and Moroccan Governments, in December 2016, the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) produced 30 million 50kg bags of NPK 20:10:10 equivalent in 2020, bringing total production since inception to over 60 million 50kg bags equivalent; and number of participating blending plants increased to 62 from the four that were operational in Nigeria at the inception of the initiative. - Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) Programme: A half-a-billion-dollar partnership between the FGN, AfDB Group, IsDB, and IFAD. Under the SAPZ programme, Agro-processing centres will be established across the country. The Agro-processing centres will be provided with basic infrastructure such as water, electricity and roads as well as facilities for skills training. Seven (7) States and the FCT selected for the pilot phase, due to commence in 2022: Ogun, Oyo, Imo, Cross River, Kano, Kaduna, and Kwara. - The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is establishing Integrated Farm Estates across Nigeria. So far, new/revived Farm Estates have been commissioned in Katsina, Yobe and Imo, and others are under development. · President Buhari has directed NALDA to establish these Integrated Farm Estates/Settlements in each of the 109 Senatorial Districts in the country. · NALDA was originally established in 1992, but has been dormant since around 2000, until last year when President Buhari revived it, appointed a new Executive Secretary & CEO (June 2020), and directed that the Authority be domiciled in the Presidency for direct supervision by him. · An Integrated Farm Estate is designed to fit the particular context of its host community i.e., cultivate crops and/or livestock peculiar to the community. · NALDA has also launched the National Young Farmers Scheme (NYFS), to engage 1,000 youths in each of the 774 LGAs, in mechanized agriculture. · Also, under the NYFS, NALDA is sending, in the first phase, 200 young Nigerian farmers, from the 36 States, to Israel and Morocco, for training in greenhouse farming and animal husbandry. The beneficiaries will, upon completion of their training and return to Nigeria, be tasked with the training of other young people, on NALDA’s Integrated Farm Estates in their various areas. - AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD AND JOBS PROGRAMME (AFAJ): · Under this programme, a component of the Economic Sustainability Plan (a stimulus response to the Covid-19 pandemic), the Federal Government trained and deployed over 34,000 young graduates, across all 774 LGAs of the country. Each person was given a locally-developed app on smartphones and e-Tablet, to digitally register farmers and map out their farm GIS coordinates. · These persons helped register and map about 6 million small-holder farmers to their farmlands. The database allowed the disbursement of cash grants to assist over a million farmers purchase fertilizers in the 2021 Wet Season. · On the back of this small-holder farmers database, the Federal Government has rolled out a financial inclusion scheme to provide bank accounts and BVNs to these farmers. - NATIONAL LIVESTOCK TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMME (NLTP): · The National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) is an initiative of the Nigerian Government designed to Modernise pastoral agriculture and livestock production in Nigeria, through the establishment of ranches, and to deliver a lasting solution to recurring clashes between pastoralists and crop farmers. · By addressing the resource (land, water and pasture) constraints at the heart of the conflicts through this intervention, the Government expects to see a situation where both livestock pastoralists and crop farmers contribute amicably to the country’s agriculture sector. · NLTP will create jobs, expand domestic technical capacity, increase agricultural output (milk and meat yields of local cattle breeds) and very importantly engender peace and security across the country. · NLTP involves, in its pilot phase, the development of pilot model ranches across grazing reserves in interested States, where the deployment of requisite infrastructure (grazing areas, pasture production, milk collection, admin area, water sources, etc) and the training of pastoralist and crop farmer households will take place. · NLTP was designed and developed by the Federal Government of Nigeria, working in close collaboration with state governments. According to the plan, 80 per cent of the start-up financing for a pilot model ranch is expected to come from the FGN while State Government is expected to fund the balance of 20 per cent. · So far, the programme has commenced in three Pilot States – Nasarawa, Adamawa and Plateau, which have received their kick-off grants from the Federal Government and established the SPVs required to implement the pilot model ranches. Kaduna is expected to commence shortly. - THE GREEN IMPERATIVE – A NIGERIA-BRAZIL AGRICULTURAL MECHANISATION PROGRAMME AIMED AT BOOSTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA. · The €995 million, 5-year project, funded by the Import/Export Bank of Brazil (BDES), with support from Deutsche Bank, Islamic Development Bank, and other partners, aims to deliver agriculture technology transfer from Brazilian Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Research and Training Institutes to Nigeria’s entrepreneurs, Research Institutes and businesses. · The National Assembly has approved the loan for the financing of the program, which will involve the development of 632 privately-operated primary production (Mechanisation) Service Centres and 142 Agro-processing (value-addition) Service Centres across the 774 LGAs, and the reactivation of 6 privately owned partially-operational or moribund tractor assembly plants nationwide. It will also train 100,000 new extension workers. SOCIAL INVESTMENT AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION - In 2016, President Buhari launched the National Social Investment Programme, currently the largest such programme in Africa and one of the largest in the world. The National Social Register (NSR) of poor and vulnerable Nigerians (NSR) now contains more than 46 million persons from more than 11 million poor and vulnerable households, identified across more than 8,000 wards and 125,000 communities across the 36 States of the country and the FCT. - From this number, close to 2 million poor and vulnerable Nigerian households are currently benefiting from the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program, which pays a bimonthly stipend of N10,000 per household. - In January 2019, President Buhari launched Nigeria’s Micro-Pension Scheme – which allows self-employed persons and persons working in organisations with less than 3 employees to save for the provision of pension at retirement or incapacitation. - Establishment of the Survival Fund, the National Youth Investment Fund, and National Special Public Works Program (774,000 beneficiaries across 774 LGAs nationwide), and the Central Bank’s Covid-19 300 billion Naira Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) to support millions of small businesses, households, and young people, with federal grants, loans, and stipends. - The Buhari Administration’s Survival Fund has provided grants (Payroll Support, Artisan and Transport Sector grants, and General MSME grants) to more than 1.2 million beneficiaries, since the last quarter of 2020. It has also provided free business registration to 250,000 MSMEs across the country. - Presidential approval for the establishment of the Nigeria Investment and Growth Fund (NIG-Fund), in 2021. This Fund will be structured like a private equity fund, and invest in commercially viable projects that will promote growth and innovation, enhance local value addition, create employment, and promote exports. - As at the end of 2021, Development Bank of Nigeria (which commenced operations in 2017) had disbursed 482 billion Naira in loans to more than 200,000 MSMEs, through 51 Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). (66% of the beneficiaries are women-owned MSMEs while 27% are youth owned). - The Bank of Industry (BOI) has disbursed more than 1 Trillion Naira in loans to over 3 million large, medium, small and micro enterprises, since 2015. EDUCATION AND HEALTH - Since assuming office, the Buhari Administration has committed more than 2 trillion Naira of capital intervention to Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, through various means, including TETFund – with the universities taking the lion share of the total amount. - The Federal Government has disbursed more than 240 billion Naira in UBE Matching Grants to States and the FCT since 2015, and 24 billion Naira from the Teachers Professional Development Fund to States and the FCT. - Launch of the Alternate School Programme (ASP), designed to ensure that every out-of-school child in Nigeria gains access to quality basic education, irrespective of social, cultural or economic circumstance, in line with the aspirations of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG-4). - Launch of the At-Risk-Children Project (ARC-P), designed to facilitate programmes that will ensure the integration of at-risk (i.e., lacking basic education and social protection) children and young adults, creating opportunities for lifelong skills and empowerment. - Presidential approval for: · A new (extended) Retirement age of 65 and Length of Service of 40 years for Teachers in Public Basic and Secondary Schools in Nigeria (both effective January 1, 2021) · A new Special Teachers Salary Scale (effective January 1, 2022) · A new Special Teachers Pension Scheme. · Establishment of the National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC) to regulate secondary education in the country - Reduction in number of out-of-school children, by 3,247,590, as of 31st December, 2020, achieved through a World-Bank financed program known as ‘Better Education Service Delivery for All’ (BESDA). 1.79 million of that number achieved through formal schools while 1.4 million are through non-formal interventions such as Almajiri, Girl-Child, Nomadic/Migrant and IDPs Education). - Under the World Bank-supported Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) Project, approved in 2020, US$200m is being invested in 6 participating States (Abia, Benue, Ekiti, Gombe, Kano, Edo) as well as in 20 Federal Science and Technical Colleges nationwide. - Presidential approval for the establishment of the following: · University of Transportation, Daura, Katsina State · Federal Maritime University, in Delta State · Nigerian Army University, in Borno State · Aerospace University, in the FCT · Six new Federal Colleges of Education (one per geopolitical zone: Odugbo, Benue State; Isu, Ebonyi State; Ekiadolor, Edo State; Gidan Madi, Sokoto State; Jama’are, Bauchi State; and Iwo, Osun State). · Eight new Federal Polytechnics in Kaltungo, Gombe State; Ayede, Oyo State; Daura, Katsina State; Shendam, Plateau State, Ohodo, Enugu State; Ugep, Cross River State; Monguno, Borno State; and Wannue, Benue State. · Two new Federal Universities of Technology · Under the phased implementation of the National Youth Policy, 6 Federal Science & Technical Colleges (FSTC) were established in 2020, as follows: FSTC Ogugu, Kogi State; FSTC Hadeija, Jigawa State; FSTC Umuaka, Imo State; FSTC Igangan, Oyo State; FSTC Ganduje, Kano State; FSTC, Amuzu, Ebonyi State. · Five (5) additional Federal Science and Technical Colleges (FSTC) will come on-stream in 2021, and will be located in Bauchi, Plateau, Sokoto, Enugu and Cross River States. - GRANTS TO STATE GOVERNMENTS: At least $2.5 million disbursed to each State of the Federation and the FCT, under the Saving One Million Lives (SOML) initiative, to improve health outcomes. - BASIC HEALTH CARE PROVISION FUND (BHCPF): For the first time since the National Health Act was passed in 2014, the Federal Government in 2018 began including the 1% minimum portion of the Consolidated Revenue Fund – amounting to 55 billion Naira in 2018 – to fund the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF). The Fund is designed to deliver a guaranteed set health services to all Nigerians, through the national network of Primary Health Care Centers. - PASSAGE OF ENABLING LEGISLATION FOR THE NIGERIA CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC), for the first time since it was founded in 2011. President Buhari approved a grant of 5 billion Naira for the NCDC in March 2020, as part of the response to the Coronavirus pandemic. - Tertiary Healthcare Upgrade Programme: A number of key Federal Hospitals across the country are being upgraded to effectively manage cancer and other major health challenges. Cancer Radiotherapy machines and other equipment are being provided to these hospitals. The National Hospital in Abuja has already received two LINAC (cancer treatment) machines. - Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) in March 2018 invested US$10m to establish a world-class Cancer Treatment Center at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), and US$5m each in the Aminu Kano University Teaching Hospital and the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, to establish modern Diagnostic Centres. These Centres have all been completed and are now operational. - President Buhari approved a N49 billion Covid-19 Intervention Fund, for deployment to 52 Federal health institutions in the country. The Fund is being used to develop healthcare infrastructure and finance equipment upgrades. - Establishment of the National Emergency Medical System and Emergency Ambulance Scheme (NEMSAS). · NEMSAS has been designed to provide “pre-hospital care” in the form of ambulance services, to promptly transport persons with acute illness or injury to hospitals and emergency medical treatment services for immediate initial care, without such hindrances as police reports or payment before service (i.e., at no immediate cost to the patient at the point of care). · The national pilot, in the FCT, will commence in 2022. · NEMSAS will comprise of several components, including an emergency call centre system co-located with the national emergency call-centre, at Federal and State levels; emergency communication system; an integrated ambulance system; and functional hospital emergency departments and facilities for definitive care. · The ambulance system will operate with extensive private sector participation, and NEMSAS is expected to be financed through the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF) - Launch in 2019 of a Cancer Treatment Support Programme, ‘Chemotherapy Access Partnership’, as a public-private partnership between the Federal Government of Nigeria and a Private Sector coalition, to enable Nigerians access lower-cost, high-quality medications for the treatment of several types of cancer. In 2021, twelve additional hospitals were approved for inclusion in the programme, to join the existing seven. FISCAL, TRADE, MONETARY AND INVESTMENT REFORMS - The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has seen total additional inflows from the Government of around US$2 billion under the Buhari Administration – since the original US$1 billion which the Fund kicked off with in 2012. - The Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) in 2017 completed a long-overdue revision of the list of activities that can benefit from Nigeria’s Pioneer Status Incentive, which grants beneficiary companies a 3 to 5-year tax holiday. - The revision, done more than 10 ten years after the last one, has modernized the List, expanding the tax holiday incentives to qualifying companies in e-Commerce, Software Development, Animation, Music, Film and TV. - Restoration of Federal Budget to January-December cycle, with the 2020 Budget, for the first time in 12 years. - Introduction, since 2020, of annual Finance (Reform) Bills to accompany the annual Federal Appropriation Bill - AMCON Reforms: · The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) was created to resolve non-performing loans in the Nigerian Financial Institutions and thus stabilize the Nigerian economy. The Buhari administration has amended the AMCON) Act twice in two years. The President gave assent to the amendments of the AMCON Act in 2019 and 2021. · These amendments have contributed to over N1 trillion Naira debt recovery made by AMCON. The amendments of 2019 and 2021, a milestone by the same administration, gave AMCON necessary powers to pur
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breaking: court clears jonathan to contest presidency
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ruled that former president Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest for the 2023 presidential election. The presiding Judge, Justice Isa Hamma Dashen gave the judgment on Friday. He also held that Jonathan's right to vie for the office of the president again can not be stopped by any retroactive law. Details later......
Breaking: Court Clears Jonathan To Contest Presidency
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innercourt fashionable designs is here again, check them out (photos)
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fg declares may 27th as public holiday to mark children's day celebration
The Federal government has declared Friday, May 27, as work-free day to mark Children's day celebration. This was announced in a statement by the Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu, Adamu, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday night, congratulated Nigerian Worker's and students on their loyalty, the strength of character, hard work, sacrific and dedication to build a greater Nigeria. "Dambazau solicited the continuous support of Nigerian Worker's and students in effort to re-postion the economy and uphold the shared legacy of all Nigerians. "The minister wishes all Nigerians a successful children's Day Celebration" the statement reads.
Fg Declares May 27th As Public Holiday To Mark Children's Day Celebration
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breaking: president buhari jets out of aso rock and arrives malabo (photos)
President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja and arrives Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ahead of African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government on 26th May 2022 President Buhari and First Lady Aisha with their daughters Zahra and Halima Enroute Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ahead of the African Union Extraordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government on 26th May 2022 President Buhari and First Lady Aisha with Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea Fransisco Asue and other delegation as he arrives Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ahead of African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government on 26th May 2022
Breaking: President Buhari Jets Out Of Aso Rock And Arrives Malabo (photos)
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president buhari to participate in au extra-ordinary summit in malabo
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS AU EXTRA-ORDINARY SUMMIT IN MALABO President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Thursday, May 26, 2022, to participate in African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with special focus on security. The three-day summit, which will hold on May 26th-28th, will also focus on Humanitarian Challenges in Africa, with related issues on migration, refugees, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons. At the summit, the African leaders will look at Terrorism and Unconstitutional Change of Government, with attendant spiraling effects on human rights and economies. President Buhari will join other Heads of State and Government to deliberate on Humanitarian Challenges, Hopes and Challenges in Africa, and participate in adoption of Assembly Declaration on Humanitarian Summit and pledging conference. On security and governance, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union will take a united position on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Change of Government, and reach agreements on new approaches to stem the tide. President Buhari will also hold sideline meetings with some leaders during the meeting in Malabo. Mrs Aisha Buhari, who is the President of African First Ladies Peace Mission, is accompanying her husband to the African Union meeting. The President will also be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd); Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq; National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar and Chairman, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) May 26, 2022
President Buhari To Participate In Au Extra-ordinary Summit In Malabo
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apc primaries: buhari meets osinbajo behind close doors (photos)
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo shortly before departure to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 26th May 2022
Apc Primaries: Buhari Meets Osinbajo Behind Close Doors (photos)
HistoryFemvila8mons ago
who is napoleon bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Corsica, an Island in the Mediterranean to north of Sardinia, but currently part of France. Napoleon Bonaparte who is born on August 15, 1769 is one of the most divisive emperors in history a man who was recently called an icon of white supremacy. On October 28, 1785, Napoleon Bonaparte graduated from a military academy in Paris with a fairly low rank he became a second lieutenant in the French army by then his father had died of stomach cancer Napoleon then took charge of his family even though he was not the oldest son, he was only 16. At 23 Napoleon fought for Pascal Pauli a leader supporting Corsica’s independence from France when Paulie won he turned against Napoleon, his family had to flee France. In the following year, 1793, after the French King, Louis XVI, who convicted for high treason in a near-unanimous vote had been beheaded, France became a republic, this saw to the return of Napoleon Bonaparte, and his rise began with the French revolution he led a military expedition to recapture the city of Toulon he quashed a rebellion in Paris. At the age of 27 he was appointed the commander of the French forces in Italy his troops conquered much of Italy and parts of Austria he became a hero. Napoleon's military planning and his war strategy boosted his position in France he defeated the Egyptian forces even tried invading modern-day Syria and he failed he deserted his army and returned to France then he staged a coup overthrew the five-man executive body of France and became the first council of the country in the year 1799. Napoleon who was just 30 years old got married and this was just the beginning of his climb, he led France, he reformed the education System, the banking system, instituted a Napoleonic code much like the modern day penal code, at 33 he became the first council for life then he crowned himself the Emperor of France, he censored oppositions, exiled his critics installed several paintings of himself in prominent, Napoleon also restored slavery, but with all these, Napoleon close to 15-year rule of France will be mostly remembered for his wars, the country was almost always at war. In the year 1803 Napoleon sold modern day Louisiana to United State under President Thomas Jefferson for 15 million dollars and he used this money to fund wars he tried fighting the British Royal Navy and he failed, he fought the Russians, he defeated the Austrians twice, he defeated the Prussian army, by 1807 napoleon had control of most of Western and Central Europe and his law was applicable in all of these lands but he knew that his forces would never be able to take on the British Royal Navy so he introduced a blockade a blockade on British trade he forbade European countries from trading with Britain this system failed because European countries including Russia pulled out of the trade blockade and to punish Russia Napoleon decided to invade it he failed miserably he lost 5000 soldiers to cold weather and disease the year was 1813. Napoleon was 44 years old it was his worst defeat ever within a year forces from Britain, Russia, Spain, Austria invaded France Napoleon was forced to surrender he was exiled to the Island of Elba in the Mediterranean he came to France one year later he regained power but this time his rule lasted for only 100 days Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated in the battle of waterloo, he was then exiled to the island of saint Elena far from France where he was monitored by British guards. On May 5, 1821, Napoleon's life ended like a Shakespearean tragedy, he died within six years in exile he was just 52 years old, the year was to some he remains a military genius to some he is an emblem of friend supremacy but for much of Europe he is one of the continent's most divisive leaders a blot to Europe in history from a minor noble family napoleon went on to become the ruler of much of continental Europe his story was a message for all of us each one of us has the ability to change the course of history but it's up to us to decide which way we want to steer it.
Who Is Napoleon Bonaparte
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breaking: apc to pick presidential candidate by consensus - national chairman
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), has settled to pick it's presidential candidate by consensus agreement. The National Chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu dropped the hint in an interview with some selected Journalist in his office in Abuja on Wednesday evening. About 25 aspirants including Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Senator Ahmed Lawan, Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Rotimi Ameachi amongs others are jostling for the ticket. details later...
Breaking: Apc To Pick Presidential Candidate By Consensus - National Chairman
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nigerians console mr ibu's wife as he lands in hospital again on wedding anniversary
Mrs Okafor, wife of Nollywood Veteran John Okafor, also known as Mr. Ibu, has announced that her husband has landed in the hospital again. The movie star has been in and out of the hospital lately over his health. He was seen in church recently sharing his testimony as he recounted how a relative poisoned him and his elder brother. On Wednesday May 25, Mr Ibu’s wife shared a loved-up video on her page and disclosed that on their wedding anniversary last year, her husband was in the hospital. According to her, today being his wedding anniversary should be a day of joy and celebration for her and husband but the 60-year-old comic actor is currently hospitalized. Mrs Okafor added that she can’t kill herself and still wished the actor a happy wedding anniversary. She wrote; “Hello my beautiful people, by this time last year 25th may my wedding anniversary my husband was admitted in the hospital today again 25th may he is in the hospital but I give God all the glory happy wedding anniversary to us @realmribu1 I can’t kill myself is well” Reacting, Nigerians sent their goodwill messages to the Okafor family.
Nigerians Console Mr Ibu's Wife As He Lands In Hospital Again On Wedding Anniversary
GeneralTermux8mons ago
american under the control of satan the world be warned
American Under The Control Of Satan, The World 🌍 Be Warned Fifteen per cent of Americans believe Satan worshipping paedophiles run government, media and finance: poll Details breakdown of political groups shows core QAnon beliefs run particularly strongly among certain tendencies Andrew Naughtie Thursday 27 May 2021 17:
American Under The Control Of Satan The World Be Warned
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nigeria, ethiopia to hold joint commission meeting on trade, economy and political development
NIGERIA, ETHIOPIA TO HOLD JOINT COMMISSION MEETING ON TRADE, ECONOMY, POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS Adaojo Victor Buhari Information ℹ️ Minister (GCFR), Abuja Nigeria and Ethiopia have concluded arrangements to hold a Joint Ministerial Commission meeting in Addis Ababa next month to discuss various areas of bilateral relationship and exchange perspectives on a range of international issues of mutual interest. President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed, to a State Visit and a presidential lunch attended by the First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari and Ethiopian First Lady Zinash Tayachew, in State House, Abuja on Wednesday. A major outcome of the visit is the desire of both countries to take concrete steps to expand bilateral relations in key areas including the economy, trade, science and technology, solid minerals, among others. Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Victor Adeleke spoke to the media, explaining the essence of the visit and the burgeoning state of relations between both countries. Ambassador Adeleke: ‘‘The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed has always taken Nigeria as one of the pillars in Africa and a strong country in stabilizing democracy in Africa. ‘‘In the spirit of African brotherhood and seeking African solutions to African problems, President Buhari and the Prime Minister consult from time to time and this visit is an icing on the cake. ‘‘President Buhari has been in Addis Ababa a couple of times so the Prime Minister thought it wise to visit Nigeria and confer with President Buhari enroute to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, for the humanitarian conference and the African Union Extraordinary Summit on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes of Government. ‘‘The state of relations between Nigeria and Ethiopia is very warm. ‘‘We are working together and we will soon be convening the Joint Ministerial Commission to discuss various areas of relationship that will be beneficial to both countries. ‘‘Nigerian officials are heading to Addis Ababa in June to discuss various areas of relationship including political, economic, science and technology, mines and industry. ‘‘We have been engaging and we will continue to engage. ‘‘In the private sector, Dangote has a big cement factory in Ethiopia and Ethiopia has an expanding economy in Africa. ‘‘So this is a very important and useful visit that will help officials from both countries to continue to network.’’ Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) May 25, 2022
Nigeria, Ethiopia To Hold Joint Commission Meeting On Trade, Economy And Political Development
PoliticsTermux8mons ago
breaking: buhari sacks cbn governor, godwin emefiele
President Muhammadu has sacked the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, an unconfirmed report has revealed. Godwin Emefiele was engulfed in controversies after expressing genuine interest in becoming the next president of Nigeria and does not wish to resign his position before contesting. After several outcry by the public, calling for his resignation shortly after purchasing the N100m form of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emefiele approached a Federal High Court in Abuja to prevent the country’s electoral body INEC from disqualifying him. Details shortly.........
Breaking: Buhari Sacks Cbn Governor, Godwin Emefiele
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presidency warns against hasty response to cruel viral videos
PRESIDENCY WARNS AGAINST HASTY RESPONSE TO CRUEL VIDEOS NOW VIRAL The Presidency wishes to caution against any knee-jerk reactions, the creation of panic, disruption of lives and livelihoods, or even retaliatory violence following the viral videos of the alleged killings of non-indigenes by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and its mother terrorist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). While expert agencies are now verifying the factuality and veracity of the claims that accompany the horrid pictures being circulated, we call on all citizens to avoid hasty steps or conclusions that could exacerbate the situation, and on the contrary keep to a line of conduct that will help the law to take its proper course. The Presidency also cautions the public against the indiscriminate sharing of posts on social media so as to deny vested interests who seek to divide us and create disturbance the chance to do so. In the issuance of his very strong condemnation of these “wild, barbarous and wanton killings of innocent people” in the South-East as well as the other parts of the country, which he described as “deeply distressing,” President Muhammadu Buhari warns the perpetrators of these acts to expect tough response from the security forces. Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) May 25, 2022
Presidency Warns Against Hasty Response To Cruel Viral Videos
CelebrityIshaku148mons ago
tonto dikeh: i feel dirty dragging bobrisky online everytime but no choice
The constant online fighting between Nigerian Crossdresser Idris Okuneye popularly called Bobrisky and Nigerian Actress, Tonto Dikeh has become a never ending drama and always seems like the last has not been heard everytime they wash their dirty linen outside. In a live Chat with Daddy freeze yesterday, Tonto Dikeh admits that she embarrasses herself everytime she and Bobrisky throw insults at each other online and it's like dragging herself in the mud but she has no choice, as it is necessary to do that. She said Bobrisky is obsessed with her, such that everytime her name comes out in a news, Bob uses that opportunity to come back to talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn9LjoKhbtU Bobrisky and Tonto dikeh, used to be very good friends in the past until very lately, when things went sour between the two old friends, just like Actress Regina Daniel and Kayamata seller Jaruma. https://www.instagram.com/p/Cd9_1AIMDd2/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Tonto Dikeh: I Feel Dirty Dragging Bobrisky Online Everytime But No Choice
CelebrityIshaku148mons ago
female soldiers twerking while on their military uniforms (photos, video)
Female Soldiers Twerking While On Their Military Uniforms; Some female Soldiers where seen twerking on their uniforms in a room that appears like a dormitory or camp. Watch video below πŸ‘‡ via link on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7FXlmNw9tY
Female Soldiers Twerking While On Their Military Uniforms (photos, Video)
GeneralTermux8mons ago
suspected yahoo boys kill furniture apprentice with toyota camry in delta (pix)
(Photos): Suspected Yahoo Boys Kill Furniture Apprentice With Toyota Camry In Delta; Two yahoo Boys driving a Toyota Camry Saloon Car (spider) ran into a furniture apprentice who went to buy food. The young man died instantly as part of his body where broken and his blood splashed all over the car. The Yahoo Boys abandoned the damaged car and ran away since they sustain minor injury... The car was said to have ran into a trailer paid by the corner of the road. No one was chasing them but presume that they may have taken some hard drugs which their system could not control. Others said it's another form of their ritual killing with the manner the blood splashed all other the car. Few weeks ago, another spider ran into a store at the McNero Hotel junction just a pole from where the current accident took place.
Suspected Yahoo Boys Kill Furniture Apprentice With Toyota Camry In Delta (pix)
PoliticsTermux8mons ago
why we are at okorocha's home - efcc
Why We Are At Okorocha's Home - EFCC Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 24, 2022, arrived at the Maitama, Abuja home of a former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, to effect his arrest. https://t.co/G09HhjSOEU The move followed the refusal of the former governor to honour invitations after jumping the administrative bail earlier granted him by the Commission. EFCC had on January 24, 2022 filed a 17-count criminal charge bordering on diversion of public funds and properties to the tune of N2.9billion against Okorocha. The case was assigned to Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja but attempts to arraign Senator Okorocha were twice stalled owing to the absence of the ex-governor who evaded service of processes. At the last adjourned date, March 28th, 2022, Justice Ekwo before adjourning until May 30th, 2022, had warned that it was “the last adjournment I shall grant in this matter”. In the circumstances, the Commission is left with no option than to effect the arrest of Senator Okorocha and bring him to trial. Wilson Uwujaren Head, Media & Publicity 24 May, 2022
Why We Are At Okorocha's Home - Efcc
CelebrityIshaku148mons ago
charly boy, others protest against jungle justice on late deborah samuel (photo)
Popular Nigerian singer, celebrity and activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy on Monday led some Nigerians to protest against jungle justice occuring in parts of the country. Charly Boy who strongly condemned the murder of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, who was gruesomely killed for alleged blasphemy called for urgent measures by the government to tackle jungle justice in Nigeria. He said: "We can't pretend that our sensibilities have not been assaulted by so much bloodletting happening all over our country."
Charly Boy, Others Protest Against Jungle Justice On Late Deborah Samuel (photo)
FashionIshaku148mons ago
innercourt design latest fashion products now available, check them here below
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Innercourt Design Latest Fashion Products Now Available, Check Them Here Below
TechTermux8mons ago
hot: how to get 1gb for 100 naira on mtn valid for 1month
The data war is becoming interesting. All major networks in Nigeria has been giving us cheap data plans back to back. MTN is here with yet another cheaper data plan that gives you 1GB for just N100. This data has been designed for selective customers. Which means, it's sim selective, not everyone is eligible for this plan. HOW TO ACTIVATE MTN 1GB FOR 100NAIRA Like I earlier said this plan is not available to all customers. > Load a recharge card of 100N > Then dial *131*100# to subscribe. > Data is valid for 1month. > Dial *131*4# for data balance. That's all... Enjoy while it last!
Hot: How To Get 1gb For 100 Naira On Mtn Valid For 1month
PoliticsTermux8mons ago
photo speaks: president buhari honoured with global integrity and anti-corruption award of excellency
PRESIDENT BUHARI HONOURED WITH GLOBAL INTEGRITY AND ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE In recognition of his lifetime outstanding commitment to the fight against corruption and selfless service with exceptional integrity, President Muhammadu Buhari has been honoured with the Chartered Institute of Forensics and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria (CIFCFEN) GLOBAL INTEGRITY AND ANTI CORRUPTION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE. The President was presented with the Award on Tuesday in Abuja by the Chairman Governing Council CIFCFEN Board of Trustees, Dr Iliyasu Gashinbaki. The award is the highest honour of the Institute reserved for only African Heads of States with impeccable character and unimpeachable ideals. The Nigerian leader is the first African leader to be bestowed with the award. Receiving the award, President Buhari thanked the Institute for the honour, saying: ''This recognition further imbues in me hope that we will as individuals and citizens of this country begin to live right and imbibe the ideals and ethos of the founding fathers of this great nation.'' The President pledged ''to look into and assent accordingly'' a bill seeking the formal establishment of CIFCFEN, acknowledging that the Bill is presently before him. He commended the Institute for working and effectively complementing the efforts of law enforcement agencies, including the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Police. He directed the anti-corruption agencies to continue partnering with the Institute for the benefit of the country. Furthermore, the President directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to work with the Institute in areas of providing technical assistance and capacity building to all revenue generating agencies and regulators in the public sector. The President lauded the Board of Trustees for issuing the first independent review of graft fighting strategy of the country, adding that he is pleased to receive copies of the latest flagship publication, the Annual (2021) CIFCFEN Country Report, themed around the review of the Country’s National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2017-2021. ''This is the first independent review of graft fighting strategy and I commend the Institute for this initiative.'' Justifying the importance of forensics and fraud examination in the fight against corruption, President Buhari said: ''The need for forensic experts arises in educating, preventing, detecting and prosecuting fraudsters, while fraud examination helps mitigate vices like embezzlement, money laundering, misuse and mismanagement of public resources. ''Many Nigerians, who are serious about eliminating corruption in our country, will welcome this review of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy midwifed by the Federal Ministry of Justice and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption in 2017 and supported by our International friends. ''This has been our flagship effort in fighting corruption and we did this by distilling all previous strategies geared towards fighting corruption into a single strategy, while this review comes with recommendations that will be carefully reviewed by the Office of the Attorney General and adopted in our 2nd National Anti-Corruption Strategy that will be unveiled shortly. ''This effort by the Institute to undertake the review of the national anti-corruption strategy is highly commendable and it has shown the usefulness of partnerships with professional bodies and my administration will continue to partner with the Institute and as well as other private institutions, the academia and other stakeholders in the fight to stop sleaze and mitigate corruption.'' In his remarks, Dr Gashinbaki noted that the Institute was established in 2011 by the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) as the Society of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention (SFAFP), but was later changed to CIFCFEN. He said as a partner to the government, the Institute has noted certain commendable international best practices by this administration, which should be sustained by even successive administrations. He listed the following: ''Principle of complete non-interference with investigation activities; elimination of the culture of political investigations and prosecutions; strong will in reforming the oil and gas sector; sustainable reforms in the maritime sector; treasury single account; recoveries of the proceeds of crime and forensic audit of revenue generating and big spending agencies.'' The Chairman Governing Council CIFCFEN Board of Trustees added that sustenance of best practices such as open government partnership, as well as the open contracting regime and beneficial ownership disclosure would have the significant potential of increasing the nation’s revenue by N10 trillion in the short term. Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) May 24, 2022
Photo Speaks: President Buhari Honoured With Global Integrity And Anti-corruption Award Of Excellency
PoliticsTermux8mons ago
rivers state pdp primaries turns violence, police shot 2 dead, 2 wounded (photos)
By Obio Monday One policeman has been confirmed dead while two others were seriously injured on Monday, May 23 in Obudu, Cross River State during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives primaries for Obudu/Bekwerra/Obanliku Federal Constituency. GRASSROOT REPORTERS' correspondent reports that heavily armed thugs invaded Handmaid Nursery and Primary School, the venue for the primaries and opened fire on the policemen and delegates, destroying and burning cars and other properties. One of the policemen, identified as Martins Mbang, died on the spot while the second policeman who was seriously inured was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. A source told GRASSROOT REPORTERS that one other person was shot and was also rushed to the hospital. Confirming the incident to GRASSROOT REPORTERS in a telephone conversation, Cross River State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo, said: "one of the policemen died while the other one is receiving treatment". Meanwhile, the PDP has postponed the primaries for Obudu/Bekwerra/Obanliku Federal Constituency. No date was announced by the party. Source: https://www.grassrootreportersng.com/2022/05/photos-1-policeman-confirmed-dead-2.html https://www.twitter.com/obio4real
Rivers State Pdp Primaries Turns Violence, Police Shot 2 Dead, 2 Wounded (photos)
TechTermux8mons ago
how to stop airtel from deducting your credit when browsing
How To Stop Airtel From Deducting Your Credit When Browsing - See Secret Codes Airtel is fond of making PAYU / PayG a default plan when buying a new line. Even if you have an active data on the line, they will still deduct from your airtime when browsing the internet. Follow me as I show you how to stop them from deducting ur airtime credit with the code below. Medoth 1 This method works if you don't have an active data on your line and u wish to stop Airtel PAYG. What you have to do is to subscribe to any data plan by doing so, you will be opted out automatically. Kindly, dial *141# and choose your preferred data bundle. You will be asked "what should happen when your bundle finishes". Just reply with 1, which is "StopMyData" Method 2 This method words for everyone. If you have an active data on ur line and Airtel keeps deducting from your airtime balance, that means you are on PAYU plan. This method will work for you. What you have to do is to dial *400*1#. You will get a response saying "You have successfully opted out of Airtel PAYU plan. You can dial *400# if you wish to go back to Airtel PAYU and continue browsing from your airtime balance". Hope this helps?
How To Stop Airtel From Deducting Your Credit When Browsing
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