Wike To Commission 34 Projects To Mark 3rd Anniversary

The Rivers State government said on Friday it had earmarked 34 projects for inauguration to mark Gov. Nyesom Wike’s 3rd anniversary celebration. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Emmah Okah disclosed this while briefing journalists after the State Executive Council meeting in Port Harcourt. Okah noted that all the 34 projects were at their final stages…

FG Passionate About Youth Development – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday reiterated the commitment and passion of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to youth development. The minister spoke in Abeokuta while fielding questions from newsmen on the sidelines of the African Drum Festival. Mohammed dismissed reports quoting President Muhammadu Buhari as describing all Nigerian youths as lazy. “Some people have just made…

Education: Kaduna, IDB To Spend N761.7m On Construction Of Science, Technology Schools

Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, said in Jere after a two-day tour of the schools to monitor progress of work. Sani said…

Motor Dealers Meet SGF, Seek Tax Amnesty On Imported Vehicles

The Association of Motor Dealers of Nigeria (AMDON) have been commended for their contributions to employment, economic diversification, and gross domestic product (GDP) of the nation. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha made the commendation on Thursday while receiving a delegation led by the National President of the Association, Prince Ajibola Adedoyin…

COBI, Hausa Settlers Condemns Blackmail Against PMB

Fulani and Hausa settlers in Nasarawa community in Calabar, Cross River State have risen in defense of President Muhammadu Buhari against all forms of blackmail, misrepresentation of facts and alleged ganged-up, vowing to rally support for his the president’s  second term electoral victory. The Hausa Fulani community spoke through their community chief, Alhaji Seidu Jadawa, when a group…

APC Battles Wike Over Depopulaton Allegation Against FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has berated Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for alleging that the Federal Government of plotting to depopulate the state. Wike had while addressing a delegation of the United Nations at the Government House Port Harcourt, accused the Federal Government of deliberately planning to eliminate a greater percentage of…

Troops Foil IED Ambush, Nab Boko Haram Terrorist In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Friday said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole fighting insurgency has averted devastating plot by Boko Haram terrorists to attack them and other unsuspecting road users with multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) concealed under foliage along Jebra – Firgi road in Borno state. The Army also said that troops killed one terrorist…