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Senate passes Nigeria Steel University bill

Senate passes Nigeria Steel University bill AREWA AGENDA - The Senate on Wednesday, passed the bill for establishment of Nigeria Steel University, Ajaokuta, Kogi. This followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND at...

ICPC, Finance Ministry move to reduce cost of governance

ICPC, Finance Ministry move to reduce cost of governance AREWA AGENDA - The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has requested the assistance of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to...

11 years on: We wanted a peaceful, united nation, Goodluck Jonathan pays tribute to...

11 years on: We wanted a peaceful, united nation, Goodluck Jonathan pays tribute to former president Yar’Adua AREWA AGENDA - Eleven years after his demise, former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua still has a place in the heart of his then...

Dangote Cement, Major Contributor to Senegal’s Economy, Says Envoy

Dangote Cement, Major Contributor to Senegal’s Economy, Says Envoy AREWA AGENDA - Dangote Cement Plc’s huge investment has been described as one of the major contributors to the development of the Senegalese economy. Besides, the Cement plant located in Pout,...

Insecurity: Service Chiefs to appear before Senate on Thursday

Insecurity: Service Chiefs to appear before Senate on Thursday AREWA AGENDA - SERVICE Chiefs and Heads of Security Agencies would on Thursday, appear before the Senate to brief it on efforts to address the spate of insecurity in the country. The...

Atiku Urges Federal Gov’t To Recall Ex-servicemen to Tackle Insecurity

Atiku Urges Federal Govt To Recall Ex-servicemen To Tackle Insecurity AREWA AGENDA - A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to consider recalling all ex-servicemen, who are willing to return to service, to help...

NIN: Nigeria govt extends deadline to June 30

NIN: Nigeria govt extends deadline to June 30 AREWA AGENDA - The Nigerian government has moved the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to June 30, making it the fifth time it would approve an extension of the exercise. The extension was...

At Iftar Dinner, Young Journalists Tasked on Objectivity, Positive Narratives in Reportage

At Iftar Dinner, Young Journalists Tasked on Objectivity, Positive Narratives in Reportage Stakeholders have enjoined media practitioners, especially journalists, to uphold objectivity and strive to project positive narratives in their reportage. These, they say, will aid the country's journey to peaceful...

ANALYSIS: Despite gov’t clampdown, ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ thrives in Nigeria

ANALYSIS: Despite govt clampdown, ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ thrives in Nigeria AREWA AGENDA - The ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ business, formally known as cyber fraud in Nigeria’s cybercrime law, is not a new phenomenon in the country. The illicit business, mostly perpetrated by young men and sometimes...

Osinbajo: FG, Microsoft New Partnership to Benefit 5m Nigerians

Osinbajo: FG, Microsoft New Partnership to Benefit 5m Nigerians AREWA AGENDA - Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, Monday disclosed that the Federal Government has partnered with technology giant, Microsoft Corporation, for a digital upskilling programme that will benefit no fewer than...