MDAs decry poor release of funds for capital projects in 2017

MDAs decry poor release of funds for capital projects in 2017

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) Agencies under the Ministry of Justice on Thursday lamented the poor release of funds for their capital projects in 2017, saying releases were as low as 10 per cent. The heads of the…

General

Upgrade your skills, lawmaker tells surveyors

Senate passes Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan Bill

Lagos, Dec.14, 2017 (TNE) Mr Sikiru Osinowo, Chairman, House Committee on Land, Lagos State House of Assembly, on Thursday urged surveyors to continually upgrade their skills in the profession to remain relevant…

Army to remain responsive, apolitical – Buratai

Buratai gives reason for reduction in suicide bombings in Maiduguri

Ibadan, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday assured Nigerians that the army will remain responsive and apolitical in the discharge of its constitutional duty.…

Be mindful of CCTV camera, FAAN MD tells airport users

Be mindful of CCTV camera, FAAN MD tells airport users

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) Mr Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has warned airport users to be mindful of the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) camera at the nation’s…

Politics

Constitution amendment: Adamawa lawmakers reject 'Independent Candidates'

Constitution amendment: Adamawa lawmakers reject ‘Independent Candidates’

Yola, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Adamawa State House of Assembly has rejected the Independent Candidates bill and deferred Local Government Autonomy and…

Foundation converts Akintola’s country home to resource centre

Ogbomoso (Oyo State), Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Samuel Ladoke Akintola Foundation says it will convert a part of the Ogbomoso country home…

Entertainment

Lagos recreational parks set to host visitors, guests at Yuletide, says LASPARK official

Lagos recreational parks set to host visitors, guests at Yuletide, says LASPARK official

Lagos, Dec. 13, 2017 (TNE) Mr Abdulateef Olajide, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), on…

25,000 people expected at Olamide Live in Concert “OLIC’’

25,000 people expected at Olamide Live in Concert “OLIC’’

Lagos, Dec. 13, 2017 (TNE) Organisers of the Fourth Olamide Live in Concert “OLIC4’’ on Wednesday in Lagos said that the concert was…

Sports

11 wrestlers, 5 officials for Commonwealth Championship in S/Africa

11 wrestlers, 5 officials for Commonwealth Championship in S/Africa

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) Eleven wrestlers and five officials left Nigeria on Wednesday for…

FIFA Club World Cup: Bale rescues Real Madrid

FIFA Club World Cup: Bale rescues Real Madrid

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) Substitute Gareth Bale scored Real Madrid’s winner as the European…

Buhari believes Liberian crisis will be resolved constitutionally

Buhari approves appointment of managerial staff for African Sports Council

Abuja, Dec. 13, 2017 (TNE) President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved the appointment…

Business & Finance

TCN records new national peak transmission capacity of 5,155.9 MW

TCN energises second Asaba-Benin 330kv transmission line

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Thursday disclosed that…

FG to issue N10.6bn green bonds to finance renewable energy projects – DMO

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) Ms. Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), says…

Bauchi Govt to distribute business kits worth N1.5bn to women

Bauchi, Dec.14, 2017 (TNE) The Bauchi State Commission for Youths and Women Rehabilitation (BACYWARD) says…

Technology

NIGCOMSAT launches Direct-to-Home services

Abuja, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd., in partnership with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC),…

World’s 3rd fastest supercomputer to be built in Germany

Berlin, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) The Bavarian Academy of Sciences has signed a contract in Munich on Thursday for delivery…

NIGCOMSAT to drive broadband access to every part of the country

Abuja, Dec 14, 2017 (TNE) Ms Abimbola Alale, Managing Director, Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT) says that the company will…

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Morocco in ECOWAS – A Trojan Horse?

EDITORIAL: Morocco in ECOWAS – A Trojan Horse?

Not a few Nigerians were, and are still surprised, disheartened and deeply worried about an…

Pictures

Federation Of Tourism Associations Working In Tandem With Government

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a group photograph with the Council of the Federation…

Opinions

Agronomist warns Nigerians to beware of snakes as weather heats-up

Lagos, Dec. 14, 2017 (TNE) As the weather heats-up because of the advent of dry season, an agronomist, Mr Adewale Kupoluyi, has…