SPEECH DELIVERED BY HON. COMMISSIONER MINISTRY OF BUDGET AND ECONOMIC PLANNING MR. SYLVESTER I. WALLANKO ON THE OCCASION OF THE BUDGETING PROCESS FOR NORTHERN ZONE ON THE 2020 REVIEWED BUDGET HELD AT AZI NYAKO YOUTH CENTRE, DADIN KOWA, JOS.

ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER,2020 By Justin Jattim PROTOCOLIt is with great honor that I welcome all of you to today’s special session in respect of the 2020 Reviewed Budget. You may be wondering why the 2020 Budget is being reviewed having since been passed into Law. The Reviewed Budget has become imperative following the challenges […]

Senate Rejects N75,000 COVID-19 Test Fee For Int’l Flight

The Senate has cautioned relevant stakeholders in the health sector against killing the nation’s economy by adopting foreign methods of fighting COVID-19 pandemic. Senate’s admonition against imported measures of fighting COVID-19 came from the co-chairman of the Senate Joint Committee on Health and Aviation, Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC, Kogi West), during an interactive session with […]

Prof Akinwale’s legacy lives on, says Kwara Governor

By Kehinde Akinpelu, ilorinKwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday described the death of famous thespian, playwright and academic Professor Ayo Akinwale as painful and an irreplaceable loss to the academia and the Nollywood industry. Professor Akinwale, a gifted orator, was until his death a senior lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts of the University […]

FG hails Kwara Gov over social investment programme

By Emmanuel Kehinde, IlorinFederal Government has commended Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the state’s social investment programme, hailing him for pushing through the safety net with appreciable improvements on the model that was understudied from the presidency.Uzoma Nwagba, chief operating officer of the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), said in a commendation letter to […]