Commission Rates Wike High In Service Delivery

The Rivers State Local Government Service Commission has rated the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike high in service delivery at the local government councils. Executive Chairman of the Commission, Chief Azubuike Nmerukini said this while declaring open a two-day seminar on Global Feasibility for Sustainable Development in Tax Compliance for some staff of local government…

Rivers Secretariat Complex Renovation Begin, Soon …As HoS Explains Plans To Pay Pensioners

The Rivers State Head of Service, Barrister Rufus Godwins has confirmed that renovation works will soon commence on the State Secretariat Complex, as promised by the Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike. Godwins, in an exclusive chat with The Tide, said the governor was bent on leaving an enduring legacy in the state, recalling that past administrations…

DELGA Is 100% PDP, Banigo Assures

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has declared that the Degema Local Government Area was 100 per cent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The deputy governor made this declaration while speaking at a rally to hand over flags to Degema Local Government PDP councillorship candidates for the June 16th local government council polls…

Pope Francis Considers Visiting Nigeria – Onaiyekan

The Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, is considering visiting Nigeria, as part of his itinerary, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said. Onaiyekan, however, said no date has, however, been fixed for the visit. Onaiyekan said the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), extended an invitation to Pope Francis to visit Nigeria during their…

Reps Want Price Of JAMB Form Reduced

Members of the House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Education to cut the cost of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application forms. The House also proposed that the cost be reviewed downward to about 50 per cent from the current N7000. The House, while adopting a motion by James Faleke (APC,…

Court Grants Ex-Kano, Plateau Govs, Others Bail Over Alleged Fraud

A former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau has been granted bail by a Federal High Court in the state. Shekarau was granted bail alongside, Aminu Wali, and Mansur Ahmed, yesterday. The three Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), leaders were accused of sharing N950million campaign funds during the build-up to the 2015 elections. All three accused…

Ikpeazu Sponsors 132 Trainees On Groundnut Production In Onitsha

No fewer than 132 unemployed persons are currently undergoing three-day training in Onitsha, Anambra State on groundnut production, processing and packaging for self-employment. The Tide reports that the training was sponsored by Mrs Lynda Ikpeazu representing Onitsha North/South Federal Constituency in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In a remark at…

Why Buhari Is A Weak Leader – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray-Bruce,has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a weak leader. Bruce said the Buhari-led administration failed in completing any major project in the country apart from Daura Helipad in his hometown The Bayelsa lawmaker writing on his Twitter page stated that a strong leader would look after his people…