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Brass LNG project deserves special attention, Dickson tells FG -urges Agip, others to show greater presence in Bayelsa

 Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to accord special attention to the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas project (LNG) to ensure its successful take off.  He also urged the management of Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), to site a modular refinery and build its …

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NDDC executes 742 projects in Rivers

 The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has so far completed 742 infrastructural projects spread across the 23 Local Government Areas of Rivers State. The projects include regional roads, hospitals, bridges, electricity, shoreline protection, reclamation and school hostels. Speaking at the NDDC state office in Port Harcourt, the Representative of Rivers …

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Arrest of Evans: Intelligence sharing among ECOWAS Police helped – IGP Idris

 Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwuamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. “Information sharing is crucial to tackling the menace of trans-border crimes in West Africa; it is through …

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Why Federal Government is shielding Amaechi from prosecution – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated former Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi for superintending over a vicious insecure system that led to the assassination  of prominent  Rivers indigenes. Governor Wike further declared that the Federal Government  is shielding Amaechi from prosecution because the  former governor  financed  the 2015 …

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Ikoyi, Banana Island, FESTAC, Trade Fair belong to Lagos Govt – Okunnu …Urges FG to release abandoned, surplus assets to Lagos …Saddened by current state of Federal Secretariat…As Ambode receives report of Committee on Federal Assets in Lagos

Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu on Tuesday expressed sadness over the current status of the Federal Secretariat in Lagos and other abandoned and surplus assets of the Federal Government in the State, urging that the assets be returned to the State Government …

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Amendment of NLNG bill: We shall defend economy of Rivers State, says Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration  will always defend the economy of Rivers State and the South-South geo-political zone, saying that the state government will join forces with other governors  of  the zone  to stop the amendment of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Bill .   The …

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Powers of Appropriation: Court rules that NASS does not exist to “rubber stamp” Presidency; Has powers to add, reduce and review budget estimates

  The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ruled that the National Assembly has the power to increase – or review upward – budget estimates laid before it by the executive.  This followed a suit by popular advocate, Femi Falana, in which he listed the President, the Attorney-General of the Federation, …

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We will ensure that Nigerians benefit from Shipping – NIMASA DG As Agency receives Award as Public Organization of the Year 2016

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency will ensure that Nigerians benefit optimally from shipping and also assured that the maritime domain will be safe, secure and clean for all to do business.  The DG who stated …

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Dogara gives me hope that all is not lost in Nigeria- Prof Nwabueze ..Says only N/Assembly can save Constitutional Democracy from emasculation; Understanding Constitution will strengthen democracy -Dogara

Eminent jurist and constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze SAN, has showered encomiums on Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, describing him as an impressive leader and a great hope for leadership in Nigeria. Speaking at the public presentation of his new book titled “Save Our Constitutional …

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Maritime Transport Policy important to national economic growth – Dakuku… As IMO pledges support in policy framework drafting

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that Nigeria is in dire need of a Maritime Transport policy which will complement the existing National Transport Policy and advance the country’s global maritime trade. The DG stated this at the opening …

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