NYSC DG Inaugurates Skill Acquisition Centre In Dutse …urges corps members to be self reliant

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has advised Corps Members to embrace Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme of NYSC in order to become self reliant and wealth creators in the face of unavailable salaried jobs.   DG gave this advise today in Dutse while commissioning a Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre built by NYSC Jigawa State Secretariat under the leadership of the State Coordinator, Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed. He said the management would continue to provide enabling environment for Corps Members to develop their innate talents that would make…

Reviving Cultural Values, Panacea For Many Societal Problems – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the revival of the nation’s cultural values was a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence. The Minister made the remarks in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Joint Venture (JV) Host Community Day. “Yesterday in Abuja, a German Journalist who is visiting Nigeria asked me what my vision of the nation’s Culture Sector is. I told him that my vision is…

AJAOKUTA: Gov Bello Hails President Buhari on Bilateral Pact With Russia

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over a recently signed bilateral agreement with Russia at the Russia – Africa summit on the revival of Ajaokuta Steel Company. The news of the bilateral agreement was contained in a  press statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu who revealed that both countries agreed to a bilateral proposal that contained various areas of interests including the Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill. Shehu stated that both countries Ministers earlier had fruitful…

NNPC Signs Oil Deals With Russian Oil Company, LUKEOIL

Nigeria and Russia on Thursday in Sochi, Russia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will enable both countries’ oil giants, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Russia’s Lukeoil to elevate commercial relationship to a government-to-government backed partnership. With signing of the MoU, NNPC and Lukeoil will work together in upstream operations and revamp Nigeria’s refineries. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari and  Vagit Alekperov, President of leading Russian oil company, Lukeoil, signed the MoU, which entail cooperation in deep offshore exploration of oil in Nigeria, production, trading and refining.…