Monday, 29 January 2018

Herdsmen attacks: FG to dump cattle colonies, urges states to proffer solutions

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The federal government is set to back out from its proposed cattle colonies - This was said to be the resolution of the 10-man working committee constituted few days ago by the National Economic Council - The council has decided that states should proffer their own unique solutions to end attacks by herdsmen. 

A report by Daily Trust indicates that the 10-man working committee constituted few days ago by the National Economic Council to end attacks by herdsmen has decided that every state should design its own solutions. According to the report, the committee proposed that the states should come up with the solutions after a rigorous consultative process with all stakeholders. 

Photos: Service of Songs in Abuja For The Late Former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme

The Late Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme who was Vice President of Nigeria, 1979 -1983 was greatly honoured by friends, family and Statesmen who were in full attendance for his Service of Songs held yesterday in Abuja at the International Conference Centre - ICC.

The late former Vice President will be remembered as the most visionary and undoubtedly as one of Nigeria's most respected statesman.

To attend other lined up funeral programme for the late Dr, click HERE. Check out list of dignitaries at the event and photos after the cut......

#MotivationalMonday - The power of action packed talk.

What could we possibly achieve by listening to motivational speeches? Isn’t that a waste of time? It’s not. A great motivational speech can be a trigger to action. It inspires you to do something. Powerful speeches make you realize you’re not just a useless individual in this world. Everyone matters. You matter, too.

Have you been feeling that inner drive to seek a higher purpose for a long time? If so, you need to take action. First, you need a trigger that will get you to that action.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

DG Budget outlines the seven stages of Nigeria's budget process at a media/CSO's hangout on budget issues organised by NILS.

The National Institute of Legislative Studies yesterday held a hangout with key Social Media Influencers and CSOs on appropriation/budget reform process. Dignitaries present at the event were the Director General of Nigeria’s Budget Office, Mr Ben Akabueze, Senator Ita Enang special adviser to the President on budget matters, the DG NILS Prof. Ladi Hamalai and others.

Mr Akabueze, speaking at the programme, outlined that the budget has seven processes.

According to him, these concepts are budget conceptualization, budget preparation, budget approval, budget legislation, budget execution, budget reporting, and budget monitoring and evaluation.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

#ForPeaceSake - Peace, hope necessary for Nigeria’s greatness in 2018 – FCT clergymen

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As Nigeria joins other countries around the globe to celebrate entrance into the New Year, clergymen in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on citizens to embrace peace and also put their hope in God as desideratum for the enjoyment of the greatness year 2018 holds for the nation. 

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, in his New Year message appealed to Nigerians to serve God more than ever before. He called on them to pray that peace, progress and unity will pervade the length and breadth of the country; stressing that great exploits will only be achieved through unity of purpose, brotherhood and peace. He said: “I am among those who literally think we should befriend those who disagree with us. We have to make peace with everybody; so that we can experience peace in our nation and in our world. 

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