Boko Haram Can’t Attack South East – Gov

Boko Haram Can’t Attack South East – Gov

Some South-East governors yesterday declared that the violent Islamic sec, Boko Haram cannot attack the southeast zone. They made the remark after meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governors include Willy Obiano (Anambra); Sullivan Chime (Enugu); Theodore Orji (Abia) and Martins Elechi (Ebonyi). Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha was absent. […]

EFCC Puts121 Suspects On Trial For Fuel Subsidy Scam, Oil Theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said 121 suspects, including companies, are on trial for fuel subsidy scandal and oil theft in the Niger Delta. It has also recovered about N6.53billion from evaders of customs duties in Lagos Ports. The Head of Media and Publicity of the anti-graft agency, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, gave the breakdown […]

Abuja Installs Anti-Explosive Devices In Buses

The Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company Limited (AUMTCO) on Monday said it had installed anti-explosive devices in more than 100 of its High Capacity Buses plying various routes around the territory. Mr Tunde Akintola, Head, Marketing and Communications of the company, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that all the 100 buses […]

Early Sex Education Can Check Abuse Of Minors

Early Sex Education Can Check Abuse Of Minors

A Lagos-based female politician, Mrs Janet Malin, has advocated early sex education and vigilance on the part of parents to curb the incidence of minor defilement. Malin, the Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward G2, Surulere Local Government Area, spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. […]

Inflation Rate Up By 1.0%, Says Bureau

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday said inflation rate stood at 8.0 per cent in May, 1.0 per cent higher than the 7.9 per cent recorded in April. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale. Kale, in the statement, said, “the price […]

U.S. Firm Promises 400MW In 14 Months

In the next 14 months, an American consortium (Team Africa), would generate 400Mega Watts ( MW) from its electricity investment plans for Nigeria. Speaking during a visit to the Ministry of Power, Abuja, the leader of the American investors’ delegation, Mr. Roy Yeferez , who unveiled the plan, also noted that the investment decision, which […]

Nigeria, Czech Republic Partner On Youth Development

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it would partner with Czech Republic on how to upgrade Youth Development Centres across the country to make them more independent. The Minister of Youth Development, Mr Boni Haruna, made the assertion in Abuja when he received the Czech Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Pavel Mikes. “There are potential that […]

US Agency Partners Ogun On Autism, Others

A United States of America based Non-Governmental Organization, International Training Centre for Applied Behaviour Analysis is to partner with the Ogun State Government on manpower training and development for Teachers, Instructors and Social workers of the Juvenile Institutions in the State. Programme Director of the Centre which has its headquarters in New Jersey, Mrs Abosede […]

Addressing The Plight Of Internally Displaced Persons In Benue

The recurring crisis between Fulani herdsmen and Tiv farmers in Benue State has engendered the displacement of many residents of the affected areas of the state. Concerned citizens say that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in these areas is increasing by the day Mr Justin Gbagir, the Chairman, Benue Non-Governmental Organisation Network (BENGONET), […]

Nigerian Film Corp Begins Documentation Of Guilds In Film Industry

Nigerian Film Corp Begins Documentation Of Guilds In Film Industry

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) said on Wednesday in Abuja that it had commenced the documentation of film guilds and associations operating in the nation’s movie industry. The statement by NFC’s Head, Public Affairs, Mr Brian Etuk, said all film schools and film academies operating in the country were also to be enlisted in the […]