Tuesday, March 2

Tag: Natural Resources

Crude Oil & Minerals Are Valued More Than Nigerian Youths – Ogbonnaya Onu
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Crude Oil & Minerals Are Valued More Than Nigerian Youths – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has observed that crude oil and other natural resources are valued more than the lives and potentials of Nigerian youths. Dr Onu made this divulgence on Tuesday at the book launch of the former Minister of Education, Professor Tunde Adeniran, titled: “Africa’s Security Challenges In The 21st Century; Power, Principles and Praxis in Global Politics”. According to the Minister: ‘Nigeria is endowed with very intelligent youths. They are a national asset rather than a curse and this asset needs to be converted for the economic benefits of the country. ‘Unfortunately, today, natural resources such as crude oil and minerals, are more appreciated and valued than our youths. These resources do not add up to the value which the ...
Oyo State Commissioner For Environment, Kehinde Ayoola Is Dead
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Oyo State Commissioner For Environment, Kehinde Ayoola Is Dead

The Oyo State government has announced the death of its Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Honourable Kehinde Ayoola. The announcement was made in a statement signed on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Seyi Makinde. Ayoola, according to the statement drove himself to Frontida Critical Care Hospital, Iyaganku, Ibadan, two weeks ago, for medical checks, after which he was advised to proceed on bed rest. He was, however, pronounced dead on Thursday morning. Ayoola served as the Speaker of the 4th Session of the Oyo State House of Assembly, under the administration of former Governor Lam Adesina. He was one of the first batch of 14 Commissioners sworn into office on August 14, 2019, by Governor Makinde and was thereafter asked to head...
Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President
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Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President

Ghana’s President has said that Africa must enrich itself from its natural resources. Nana Akufo-Addo said the countries on the continent must consider adding value to its natural resources. He added that African countries must also negotiate well with mining companies. Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that Africa’s mining industry must enable the economic transformation of countries on the continent instead of make them poor. He was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference. Nana Akufo-Addo said that it is not right for Africa to be inhabited by the poorest people in the world even though the continent is so rich in minerals that are sought after by the world. He sai...
Minister, Osunkeye Emphasise Need To Build Resilience Against Oil Price
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Minister, Osunkeye Emphasise Need To Build Resilience Against Oil Price

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr. Udoma Udo Udoma, and former Chairman of Nestle Foods Nigeria, Olusegun Osunkeye have called for efforts to make Nigeria less dependent on oil and become a resilient economy. They spoke alongside other stakeholders at the 42nd Annual Conference/Dinner of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) held in Lagos. Leading the pack of speakers at the 2018 Conference/Dinner with the theme “Exploring the Diversification Agenda Towards the Emergence of a Resilient Economy”, Udoma, who was the guest speaker, said Nigeria has the potential to become a major player in the global economy by virtue of its human and natural resource endowments. NNPC pays N128bn into federation account in August Udoma however, pointe...
Governor Rauf Aregbesola Swears In Commissioners & S.A
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Governor Rauf Aregbesola Swears In Commissioners & S.A

The governor of Osun state Rauf Aregbesola has sworn in New commissioners and Special advisers that will pilot the affairs of the state with him . Below are the names and their portfolios gathered by Amiloaded correspondent Bola ilori - Commissioner for Regional Integration Remi omowaiye - Commissioner For innovations, science and technology Ajibola Basiru - Attorney general and Commissioner for justice Alimi Kalapo local govt and chieftaincy affairs AdeLani Baderinwa - Commissioner for information and strategy Biyi Odunlade Commissuoner for Home affairs and special needs Dr Rafiu Isamotu - Commissioner for Health Bola oyebamiji - commissioner for finance Yunusa Olalekan - Commissioner for Economic planning and Budget Ismailia Alagbada - commerce, cooperative and empowerment Fo...