The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday inaugurated the first phase of the Lagos Blue Rail Line. This was as he joined other top government officials in a maiden ride from the Marina Station to National Theatre Station. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed this in a statement he signed on Tuesday titled ‘President Buhari inaugurates Phase 1 of Lagos Blue Rail Line; takes train ride.’ Speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated that the

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has officially commissioned the 32-metric tons per hour Lagos Rice Mill in Imota, Ikorodu. The integrated rice mill at Imota is a 22-hectare facility with the rice mill taking about 8.5 hectares and consists of a complete set of new mills, two warehouses, 16 silos with a storage capacity of 40 metric tonnes each,  water treatment plant, effluent processing plant, staff quarters, administrative block, car park and firefighting facility, amongst others The President was taken round the

The Federal Government has announced a review of the international travel protocols for all category of travellers. Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at a news briefing, yesterday, in Abuja. According to him, “The PSC has reviewed the situations around the world and applies such to the situation in Nigeria and have revised the International Travel Protocols, which should come into effect on April 4, 2022.” The reviewed protocols provide

Ghana has issued a revised travel guideline for international passengers, including passengers from West Africa, as a result of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. The travel advisory, which is in eight categories, will take effect from December 14, according to a statement from Ghana airports. The new guideline puts the responsibility of vaccination and adherence on both passengers and the airline such that airlines will not allow passengers who are not properly vaccinated or have no proof of an accepted COVID-19 test to board. Read Full Guidelines: Pre-

The Nigerian Government has been advised to establish a Ministry for Micro and Small scale business enterprises, to enhance access to finance. The Technical adviser of Lubcon Nigeria Limited, Jani Ibrahim said “it has become expedient for entrepreneurs to have access to finance through a broad based and sustainable platform in order to make Nigeria the preferred destination.” Ibrahim gave the advice at the 30th Anniversary of the company and his birthday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. Lubcon is a leading company manufacturing high quality lubricants and

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has felicitated with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the person of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, on Nigeria’s outing at the 32nd Olympics which ended in Tokyo, Japan few days ago. Nigeria earned one silver and one bronze medals from the Games, with some promising performances as a number of athletes reached the final of their events. For the first time since 1996, a Nigerian athlete was in the final of the glamour event of the Games – the

The Nigerian Government says it is committed to providing policies that will protect, control and regulate all the water sources in the country for the benefit of all. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu stated this during the National Validation Workshop on the Draft National Water Source Protection Policy, 2020 which was organised by the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission, in Abuja. Mr Adamu said that Nigeria appears to have abundant water resources and its sustainability is threatened by land degradation, deforestation, rapid

The Nigerian Government says it spends about N7,998,270 daily in feeding of 114,261 pupils in public primary schools within Enugu State, South-east Nigeria. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, made this known during an ongoing Monitoring and Enumeration of Beneficiaries of the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme at Igbariam Primary School 1, Achara Layout, Enugu. Farouq, who was represented by Ms Adanne Wadibia-Anyanwu, Lead the Enugu State Monitoring and Enumeration of the programme, said that government had engaged 1,532