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Tobacco Control Initiative

Nigeria’s minister of state for Heath, Olorunnimbe Mamaro, has said the government increased tax on Cigarettes from 20 to 30 percent in June to dissauole Nigerians from tobacco consumption. The minister disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday while delivering his remark at the launch of the Tobacco control Data for …

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EDSG TO REVAMP THE NIGERIAN OBSERVER

The Edo state Government in line with the reforms of the state-owned Media Organizations has directed the closure of the Nigerian Observer Newspaper for a period of one month for the re-organization and re-launch of the Media outfit. In a statement, the secretary to the state government Osarodion ogie said …

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Edo State Dispatch riders update

Edo state government has been commended for wading into the recent issue of Courier logistic regulatory department also known as dispatch riders in the state. Post-Master General of the Nigerian, Postal Service, Dr. Adebayo Adewusi gave the commendation when he led other staff of the service on a courtesy visit …

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EDSG supports MSMEs

Edo state Government has advocated the need for the Micro, small and Medium Enterprises to be given opportunity to grow their businesses as a way at contributing to the Gross Domestic product of the country. Edo state Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu stated this during a stakeholders meeting …

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JAMB generated N12bn, remitted N7.8bn to FG in 2017 – prof. Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof.  Ishaq Oloyede, said that JAMB generated N12bn as income in 2017. He added that after deducting its expenses, it remitted N7.8bn to the Federal Government. Oloyede spoke during a media briefing in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Monday. According …

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Clear salary arrears before Christmas, Buhari tells govs

President Muhammadu Buhari, directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris Club refund before the end of the year. The President was …

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Edo Govt assures residents of completion of Bus Terminals

Edo State Government has assured residents of Benin City, the State Capital of its resolve to complete the construction of designated bus terminals.   The assurance was given by the Commissioner of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Hon. Edorodion Erimona, during a media chat with journalists at the Government House …

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Corps members protest non-payment of allowances

About 3,000 members of the 2016/2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 youth corps members and their counterparts in stream II, all of whom are serving in Nasarawa State on Monday staged a protest over the non-payment of their 11-month state allowances promised by the state government. The protest, which began at 10am, started …

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Buhari inaugurate new committee on minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the National Minimum Wage Committee. The tripartite committee chaired by Ms. Ama People is saddled with the responsibility of negotiating a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers. Buhari inaugurated the 30-member committee inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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