Tag: Director General

NAFDAC destroys N613m counterfeit goods in Kano

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

The National Agency for Drug, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed counterfeit drugs, cosmetics and food items worth over N613 million in Kano State. The ... Read More

Okonjo-Iweala Appointed First Female, African WTO Director-General

Henry Solomon- February 15, 2021

Nigerian economist and former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was on Monday appointed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. This was announced ... Read More

NCDC Refutes Rumour of Director General Being Quarantined

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it is aware of media reports stating that Director General of the centre, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu is ... Read More

Completing Ajaokuta steel coy will revive Nigeria’s automotive industry – DG

Abdul Jimoh- October 25, 2019

Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), on Thursday, applauded the Federal Government over moves to ensure the completion of Ajaokuta ... Read More

Piracy: Nigeria loses almost N1trn annually – Commission

admin- April 26, 2019

The Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) on Friday disclosed that Nigeria was losing three billion dollars (N918 trillion) annually to activities of pirates. Director-General (DG) of ... Read More

FG Targeting Energy Sufficiency To Reduce Power Cost In 2019 – DG

Abdul Jimoh- February 7, 2019

The Director-General, Budget Office, Mr Ben Akabueze, said on Thursday that the Federal Government has made provision in the 2019 budget to boost energy sufficiency, ... Read More

NEMA reviews 2018 emergency situations in FCT

admin- December 20, 2018

The Abuja Operations Office, National  Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reviewed how all emergency situations in the territory were handled in 2018. Mr Bitrus Samuel, ... Read More

Nigeria has 60 million illiterates, says Education Minister

admin- December 5, 2018

Malam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education on Wednesday in Kano said that Nigeria has about 60 million illiterate youths and adults. Adamu, who was represented ... Read More

President Buhari meets Service Chiefs over Metele attack by terrorists

admin- November 26, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday presided over a meeting of security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as part of the ongoing efforts to engage ... Read More

2019 Elections: Corps Members Will Not Work in Volatile Areas – NYSC

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2018

To ensure safety of corps members during the 2019 elections, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, said that corps members would ... Read More

Worried Edo takes further step against human trafficking

admin- October 11, 2018

Human trafficking: Children rescued The worrisome cases of human trafficking have forced the Edo state government to dedicate two courts to accelerate hearing of such ... Read More

NNPC, Seplat sign agreements to supply 3.4bscfd of gas by 2020

admin- August 13, 2018

The  Department of State Services (DSS) has debunked the fake news  and videos circulating in the social media about the alleged recovery of N21 billion, ... Read More

Matthew Seiyefa Takes Over as Ag. DG DSS

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2018

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo appointed Mr. Matthew Seiyefa as the Acting Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), following the sack of the former Director-General Lawal ... Read More

Atiku Commends Osinbajo Over Sack of DSS DG for NASS Blockage

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2018

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for sacking the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), ... Read More

Alleged N115.7m: ‘Gwarzo car grant is in compliance to board resolution ‘- witness

inno.korie- June 29, 2018

Mr Ajao Akintade second prosecution witness in the of trial the suspended Director-General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, informed ... Read More

Quit APC now, VON DG tells Gov. Okorocha

admin- June 5, 2018

Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha: At a cross road? By Emmanuel Mogbede Following the conclusion of ward, local and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress ... Read More

Gov. Bello Urges Nigerians Not To Lose Hope In Democracy

Abdul Jimoh- May 29, 2018

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has urged Nigerians not to lose hope in democracy, in spite of poor quality leadership and dwindling fortunes that ... Read More

NAPTIP Alerts: Traffickers Plan to Traffic Nigerian Youths Using The 2018 World Cup

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2018

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has alerted the general public on plans by human traffickers to use the upcoming ... Read More

SON wants stakeholders to adhere to standards

admin- May 17, 2018

SON wants stakeholders to adhere to standards The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says there is the need for stakeholders in the e-Commerce space to ... Read More

Movie Premiere: 13,000 Trafficked Persons Rescued, 8,000 Rehabilitated – NAPTIP

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2018

Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by ... Read More