18 months to end of 2nd term, Aregbesola finally inauguarates cabinet

The governor of State of Osun,  Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola with eighteen months to go on his second term as governor on Tuesday inaugurated his cabinet, urging the members to work for the development and progress of the state It will be noted that the governor had been without cabinet members since his inauguration for second……

Abia to intensify campaign against child labour, trafficking — Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says the state government is committed to intensifying its fight against child labour and trafficking to eradicate all forms of violence against children. The governor, represented by his deputy, Mr Ude Oko-Chukwu, made the position known on Saturday during the 2017 Children’s Day celebration at Ibeku High School, Umuahia. The……

Anti-robbery squad raid DSP, Ekweremadu’s Abuja guest house

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has said that men of the Nigeria Police Force from the Inspector- General of Police Special Squad, raided his official guest house on Friday at about 8 a.m. Ekweremadu made this known in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Uche Anichuwu on Friday. He……

Police Expresses Security Concerns Over Planned Biafra Protests

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has expressed security concerns over planned protests and order of market closure in the South Eastern states on 30 May, 2017 by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) and other like groups….

Only PDP can rescue Nigeria from Buhari, APC – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that only the Peoples Democratic Party can save the country from the economic crisisi the All Progressives Congress has plunged it into. Wike, who also expressed his support for the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee, explained that it would lead the country to greater heights.……

You are a failure – Ortom blasts David Mark

The Benue State governor has described former Senate President, David Mark as a failure following his recent comment mocking him over the alleged distribution of wheelbarrows to Benue youths. Mark had while commissioning Brick House and the chapel at government house, Port Harcourt, mocked his state governor, Ortom for distributing wheelbarrows while others were busy building……

DSS want Ifeanyi Ubah sentenced to death for economic sabotage

The Department of State Services have recommended death penalty for the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Ubah for allegedly diverting about 80 million liters of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as Petrol, kept in his custody by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The DSS on Tuesday told a court in Lagos that what……

Why Wike is at war with me – Ortom opens up

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has opened up on the well publicized rancour between himself and his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike.   It will be noted that the duohave,, in the past few months , exchanged hot words concerning developmental projects, among others. In a chat with newsmen on his stewardship in the……

Reasons To Prove Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration Was A Waste – APC

The All Progressive Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter has stated that the era of the former president of the country, Goodluck Jonathan, was a total waste. The admission was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the state’s APC in which it listed the various reasons why “Jonathan’s Presidency was similarly a total disaster……

Osinbajo condemns Manchester attack, condoles with UK Govt.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned “the despicable terrorist attack on innocent people in Manchester, United Kingdom, on Monday, May 22.” The Acting President’s remark was in a statement by the Vice Presidential Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande on Tuesday in Abuja. Osinbajo, on behalf of the people and Government of Nigeria, expressed heartfelt condolences and……

Nigeria imports N750bn worth of pencils yearly – Akwa Ibom gov

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel says Nigeria has been spending not less than N750b on the importation of pencils yearly. Emmanuel said with all the raw materials available, it was shameful for the giant of Africa to continue to import such item. At the commissioning of Pencil and Toothpick factory in Uyo……

Nigeria Union Of Journalists Cautions Coup Mongers

NUJ Cautions Coup Plotters The Nigeria Union of Journalists is alarmed by rumors making the rounds about a planned coup d’état in the Country and warns that Nigerians will resist any attempt to change this Government through any other means that is not democratic. Accordingly we appeal for concerted efforts by all Nigerians to defeat the current security challenges in the country and to…

Saraki defends Senate’s N125bn budget

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has defended the N125 billion earmarked for the Senate in the 2017 budget. According to him, the money is totally insignificant, when compared to the entire budget for the year. Saraki said e lawmakers have taken the most difficult decision by opening the budget of the national assembly, which he……

FG to equip 15, 000 creative industry professionals – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it will equip about 15,000 creative industry professionals by 2017, through its N–Power Creative Programme. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Monday at the opening of the 7th African Digital TV Development Seminar in Beijing, China. In a statement issued in Beijing by Mr Segun……