Tag: ministry

Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2016

Opinion: Over-employed civil servants and the siege at the Ministry of Finance

By Tonnie Iredia Last week, the Federal Ministry of Finance was effectively blocked for at least 3days from performing any ...

Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

How 7 federal health workers ‘stole $4m HIV fund’

Seven officials of the Federal Ministry of Health have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly diverting ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

“Have you forgotten us?” | Graduate interns say Kemi Adeosun is owing them for 5 months

As civil servants are owed multiple months arrears worth of salaries, an intern of the Ministry of Finance Graduate Internship ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 14, 2016

Man begins marathon from Abuja to Lagos to create awareness on disease

A Nigerian, Fadeshola Adebayo has begun a 17-day marathon from Abuja to Lagos to create awareness about the Stephen Johnson ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 19, 2016

Lagos-Calabar rail project: The blame-game ensues as lawmaker takes another shot

The end to the blame game over the details of the 2016 budget between the National Assembly and the Executive, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 31, 2016

Nigeria’s production of ‘pencils to create 40,000 jobs’ – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has stated that as part of the plans of the Buhari-led administration ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2015

‘Hold us to account’ | Fayemi unveils the 8 key drivers of success for mining industry (READ)

The inaugural media briefing of the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, delivered by Minister, Kayode Fayemi on Monday, December 21. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 25, 2015

Minister Ngige makes lofty promises to young Nigerians

Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labor and Employment has brought a flicker of hope for the teeming population of unemployed Nigerian ...

July 12, 2014

How I was implicated in a ritual kidnapping case – Lagos pastor opens up

by S’ola Filani A few weeks back, a woman caught with her neighbour’s 9 year old son tied in a ...

January 12, 2014

Femi Aribisala: On Apostle Paul’s deep-seated hatred for women

by Femi Aribisala Although not numbered among Jesus’ twelve disciples, many women were in his band of travelling companions. As ...

December 14, 2013

REPORT: ‘My mother sold my baby for $1,600′

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The police in Cross River state  have arrested a woman after her daughter lodged a report that she ...

December 10, 2013

House of Representatives question ministry’s N2.6bn warehouse in CBN, FCMB

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The House of Representatives Committee on Environment has emphasized that in order to stem lack of transparency and ...

December 3, 2013

EFCC releases detained Jigawa Government officials

  The 19 Jigawa State top government officials arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and State Security ...

November 29, 2013

Stella Oduah’s armoured cars will buy 51 police patrol vans – Fashola

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, in a meeting of the 7th  Annual Town Hall Meeting ...

November 15, 2013

Why Pastor Adeboye suspended work on RCCG’s ‘N20 billion 3-Kilometre auditorium’

by Chi Ibe The billion-naira auditorium is back in the news again. Nigeria’s most revered pentecostal preacher, Enoch Adejare Adeboye ...

September 22, 2013

“God told me to go feed the strippers”: ‘Strip Church’ ministry helps exotic dancers shed their shameful past

Erin Stevens, founder of Strip Church in Nashville, appears in an undated photograph with her husband, Todd, and the couple’s ...

August 26, 2013

Jonathan sacks Youth Development minister

President Goodluck Jonathan today wielded the big stick by sacking the Minister of Youth Development, Inuwa Abdulkadir. The directive was ...

August 7, 2013

#ChildNotBride: Girl absconds from husband’s house after getting forced into early marriage

by Oge Okonkwo A 17-year-old girl (name withheld), a native of Agaie local government, Niger State,  has absconded from her husband’s ...

August 3, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I always thought I would be a pastor’s wife” – Tara Fela-Durotoye

by Wilfred Okiche “I am sorry I have been interviewed so many times’’ Tara Fela-Durotoye says to me almost apologetically ...

June 9, 2013

FaithNaija: 4 fears every pastor faces

By Paul Tripp Four fears tempt every pastor. They are: 1. My fear of me. Few things better reveal the ...

September 20, 2012

Senate committee recommends Arik Air as national carrier

by Isi Esene The absence of a Nigerian national carrier is receiving  attention from the Senate with its committee on ...

September 1, 2012

Foreign development partners panic as Barth Nnaji hands over at the Power Ministry

by Isi Esene There are indications that Nigeria’s development partners particularly in the power sector are uncomfortable with the sudden ...

August 28, 2012

Lights out: Power minister, Barth Nnaji resigns

by Isi Esene The minister of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji has tendered his resignation. It is not clear why he ...

August 11, 2012

“You are allowed to steal,” but not too much – Indian minister tells officials

by Adeniyi Abdul Corruption really isn’t such a bad thing really, if the worlds of Indian Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav ...

July 8, 2012

#ThisShouldConcernYou: See the schedule for Third Mainland Bridge diversions

by Isi Esene The Lagos State government has released the daily vehicular traffic diversion plan for commuters using the Third ...

June 23, 2012

Opinion: Is fuel scarcity inevitable this year?

by Henry Boyo In the light of the attrition, social stress and economic losses experienced during extended periods of fuel ...

June 19, 2012

What a tangled web: Okonjo-Iweala reinvestigates fuel subsidy payouts

by Tolu Orekoya “What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive,” goes the poem by Walter ...

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