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Lagos partners Ford Foundation on transformation of Onikan to Africa’s tourism hub…Initiative to engender regeneration of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation on the total regeneration of Lagos Island and transformation of Onikan axis to a major tourism hub in Africa. Briefing Government House Correspondents after a strategic meeting held at Lagos House in Ikeja …

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Smuggling, greatest threat to Buhari’s economic policy, says Saraki; Challenges Customs’ boss: Stop scourge, wear whatever you like!

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified smuggling of goods into the country as the greatest threat to the realization of the economic policies of the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Saraki stated this on Monday while declaring open a public hearing on tackling smuggling in the …

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Maritime security: Collaborations with security agencies the way to go – Dr. Dakuku; Army is ready, says 81 Div. GOC

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the strategic importance of security agencies to the achievement of safe and secure shipping and a viable and vibrant maritime sector for the country’s benefits. The Director General, who stated this while playing …

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Gowon lauds Dickson for transforming Bayelsa’s education sector; Atedo Peterside becomes Education Ambassador

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Thursday lauded Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state for heavily investing in, and transforming, the education sector of the state and encouraging human capacity building. Gowon stated this in Kaiama community in Bayelsa state during the official commissioning …

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Supreme Court judgment: PDP will return to power in 2019 – Gov. Wike; It’s no victor, no vanquished – Ekweremadu …Calls for immediate reconciliation

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will in 2019 return to power at the Federal level because the All Progressives Congress, APC, has unleashed untold hardship on Nigerians. Addressing thousands of Rivers PDP supporters at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Wednesday …

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S/South, South/East Governors to pursue inter-regional cooperation ▪Appoint Akwa Ibom Governor, Interim Chairman

– Governors of South-East and South-South Regions of the country have agreed  to pursue inter-regional cooperation and integration for the economic benefits of the two regions.  The resolution was contained in  a communiqué released at the end of a one day Interactive Meeting of the Governors at Nike Lake Resort …

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South East, South South Governors meet in Enugu; Move for inter regional integration; Gov. Emmanuel is Chairman of Forum

From: Madu Ezenoha,  Enugu South East, South South Governors’ Forum on Sunday agreed to pursue regional cooperation and integration for the economic benefit of the two regions. The governors also agreed on political cooperation after a marathon meeting that lasted about three hours. South East and South South governors Forum …

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Evans, suspected billionaire kidnapper still in custody – Police PRO

  The Nigeria Police has denied a news story that Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, has disappeared. A statement by CSP Jimoh Moshood, Force Public Relations Officer,said that the suspect “is intact in Police Custody, investigation into all the crimes he has committed which include several kidnappings; armed robbery and murder …

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Magu remains EFCC boss till end of Buhari’s administration – Osinbajo; Build prison for the corrupt in Sambisa forest – Magu

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in the country. Osinbajo, who spoke at the inauguration of the Kaduna office of the anti graft agency on Thursday, said that those …

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NNPC secures $2Billion discounts on renegotiated upstream contracts …As NNPC GMD marks one year anniversary

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has secured $2billion discounts in the last one year from renegotiated Upstream contracts being executed by its various service providers. The Corporation said the feat was achieved in the quest to continually drive down the high cost of production in the industry. This was …

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