Boko Haram Attacks Again, Kills Two In Maiduguri

Boko Haram Attacks Again,  Kills Two In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja Remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State have continued to launch attacks as two people were confirmed dead and many missing;  as gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists ambushed and opened fire on a military/police convoy. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Abari/Dalwa village along the Maiduguri/Damboa highway. The large […]

Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet

Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has dissolved the state executive council. The dissolution was contained in a statement signed and posted on the state government’s official website by the Permanent Secretary, Government House, Mr Onyii Wamah on Friday night. According to the permanent secretary, the governor retained his Chief of Staff, Mr Sunny Nwakodo, and […]

Investigate Ngige over $922; 600 US property; Group tasks EFCC

Investigate Ngige over $922; 600 US property;  Group tasks EFCC

Chris Steven, Abuja A civil society organization;  Advocates for Peace and Effective Justice Development Initiative; APEJDI has called on the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission;  EFCC to commence investigation into the source of funds used in the purchase of a property worth $922; 600 in the United States by the Minister of Labour and Employment […]

Acting President ‘Yemi Osinbajo To Commission Calabar Monorail, Other Milestone Projects In Cross River State

Acting President ‘Yemi Osinbajo To Commission Calabar Monorail, Other Milestone Projects In Cross River State

Ayomide, Lagos Acting President ‘Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will visit Cross River State today to commission several milestone projects undertaken by the state government. Prof. Osinbajo will be received at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport by the Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, and then proceed to pay a courtesy visit to the Obong […]

China Donates $5m To Tackle Famine In Nigeria’s North-East

China Donates $5m To Tackle Famine In Nigeria’s North-East

Says Another $7.25m Emergency In-Kind Food Aid Ready June The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP), on Monday acknowledged receipt of a $5m donation from the Government of China to provide desperately-needed food assistance to thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Northeast Nigeria, where the threat of famine is real and growing. The funds, […]

Obaseki To Flag-off Agric initiative In Sobe, Friday

Obaseki To Flag-off Agric initiative In Sobe, Friday

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will on Friday flag-off the Accelerated Agricultural Development Programme (AADP) covering over 1,000 hectares of land in Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area of the state Sobe for the pilot scheme. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor said the government urged residents to avail themselves […]

Edo Gov Gets Oba of Benin’s Blessing On Gelegele Project

Edo Gov Gets Oba of Benin’s Blessing On Gelegele Project

Oba Ewuare II of Benin, has given his royal blessing to plans by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state to transform the Gelegele seaport with the inauguration of a Committee. The Oba, on his first official post-coronation outing when he visited the Government House, Benin, assured Governor Obaseki after a closed door meeting: “you have […]

Obaseki To Look Into Unpaid Salaries Of Council Workers

Obaseki To Look Into Unpaid Salaries Of Council Workers

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has promised to look into insures of non-payment of salaries and other emoluments to workers of the state’s 18 local government councils, thereby creating bottlenecks in the third tier of government in the recent times. Receiving executive members of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), on a solidarity […]

Obaseki Plans To Transform Gelegele Into Export Terminal

Obaseki Plans To Transform Gelegele Into Export Terminal

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says developing the Gelegele seaport into a modern container terminal is a priority for his administration, hence the inauguration of a technical committee to oversee its development. Already, he said the state government is in talks with the Federal Ministry of Transport on the possibilities of achieving this as […]

Obaseki Sets Up Eight-Man Agric Committee, Targets 80,000 Jobs

Obaseki Sets Up Eight-Man Agric Committee, Targets 80,000 Jobs

In line with his campaign promise of restoring agriculture to its pre-eminent position in the state’s economy, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo at the Government House in Benin on Thursday inaugurated an ad hoc committee under the Agriculture Empowerment Initiative to revamp agriculture in the state. The committee, a product of the Public Private Partnership […]

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