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Uncertainty in Gombe as Local Government elections hold Saturday

Uncertainty pervaded the air Thursday with stakeholders lodging several complaints over the way the Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC) is planning the Local Government Councils election scheduled to take place on Saturday. Ibrahim Yusuf, Chairman of Civil Society Organizations in Gombe State, while addressing newsmen, alleged that the State …

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NIMASA, Customs partnership will help Nigeria’s economic progress – Dr. Dakuku – As NIMASA seeks synergy with NCS

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that NIMASA and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) are partners in progress in bringing the desired growth and development to the Nigerian maritime industry and by extension the Nigerian economy.    The …

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Oyeyemi promises excellence as FRSC clocks 29

On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the establishment of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has promised excellence in road traffic management, saying all staff must work harder to reciprocate the goodwill of the government and people of Nigeria to the Corps …

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Shun acts that can breed disunity, crisis, Ambode tells Christians …CAN lauds Gov, Says Lagos progressing despite recession

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor, who spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised …

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Akwa Ibom loses N180 Billion over non-compliance of oil companies with Local Content Act; Reads Total E & P the riot act

By Our Reporter The Akwa Ibom Local Content Compliance Monitoring Committee (LCCMC) has alleged that, the State Government has lost N180 billion revenue annually, following non-compliance by Oil Companies with the Local Content Act 2010. The LCCMC Secretary, Mr Eti-mbuk Essien, made this allegation in a letter dated February 10, …

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Nigerian Breweries lauds Ugwuanyi on 9th Mile rehabilitation

The outgoing manager of Nigerian Breweries Plc plant at Ama, Enugu, Mrs. Ethel Emma Uche, has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s infrastructural upgrade across Enugu State as commendable. Mrs. Uche who made the remark during a courtesy call at Government House, Enugu, praised the governor for his vision behind the rehabilitation …

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Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto matriculates 7,290; Secures NUC approval to establish Faculty of Engineering

Danjuma James, Sokoto The Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto weekend matriculated 7,290 students for the 2016/2017 academic session. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdullahi Zuru disclosed that over 22,000 candidates applied by UTME or DE for admission into the institution which is an increase of about 40 percent over …

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Visa racketeer bags four years

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 13, 2017 secured the conviction of Olugbenga Fanbunmi, who was arraigned before Justice Mamman Kolo of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court on one-count charge bordering on advance fee fraud. Fanbunmi, who holds a diploma from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, …

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Australian envoy seeks closer ties with Enugu – As Ugwuanyi lists State’s economic potential

The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Lehmann, has expressed the willingness of businesses in his country to explore commercial opportunities in Enugu State. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Government House, Enugu, the envoy said that Nigeria and Australia both have a longstanding relationship which would be further …

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