Wike Berates FG For Halting Prince Charles’ Visit To S’South …Says Action Underscores Negativity In Governance …As RSHA Lauds RSG Over Budget Implementation

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has berated the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government for preventing Prince Charles of Wales from visiting the neglected Niger Delta that produces the nation’s wealth. Speaking when he granted audience to international preacher, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda at Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday, Wike wondered what parameters were used…

Senate Investigates SURE-P Fund Diversion For Vote-Buying …As Reps Recommend NEMA DG’s Sack Over N33bn Fraud

Senate has resolved to investigate alleged misuse of the Social Intervention Programme (SIP) funds by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government. The upper legislative chamber also agreed to probe how funds allocated to the Subsidy Re-investment Programme (SURE-P), were utilised before 2015. The resolution followed adoption of a motion by the Minority Leader, Biodun…

FG, Govs Differ On New Wage …FG Offers N24,000 …Govs Resolve To Pay N22,500 …Labour Holds Rally, Insists On N30,000

Nigerian governors met in Abuja, yestersday night and said they can only increase workers salary in their states from N18,000 to N22, 500 per month. The resolve of the governors was contrary to the demand of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress that the minimum wage must be increased to N30,000. The…

NNPC, Others Fail To Remit $22.06bn, N481.75b -NEITI …Says Nigeria Records $3.038bn, N60.997bn Loss In Oil Sector

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), its subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), and companies in the oil and gas sector are yet to remit $22.06 billion and N481.75 billion into the Federation Account, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) declared yesterday. NEITI made the disclosure at a remediation conference where it provided a…

Nigeria Loses Out In CAF Club Competitions

Nigeria has lost her right to enter two clubs into each of the annual African club competitions after years of poor results. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that just one club from Nigeria will be entered into the next Champions League and Confederation Cup. However, for the first time in eight years…

KWASU’s undergraduate researchers’ effort on UMA

During  its 8th edition of research day activities, Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Ilorin, recently featured some  of its undergraduates working on research around Unmanned Military Aerial Vehicles to support the federal government’s war against insurgency. BINTA SHAMA captures the […] Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper