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EU Parliament Leader, Ayxela, lauds Abuja’s beauty, traffic situation

The leader of the European Parliament delegation to the recently concluded National Summit on Inter-Governmental and Inter-Party Relations in Abuja, Santiago Fisas Ayxela, has again brought to spotlight the gains of the FCT Administration’s strategy of completion of infrastructure projects. In what could pass as a testament of a satisfied …

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GEEP: Beneficiaries complain of shoddy implementation in Rivers … Say high deductions have caused confusion in business decision making, planning

 David T.J. Amusa, Port Harcourt  Beneficiaries of the Federal Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) have complained of the shoddy manner in which the programme is being implemented in Rivers state. The Federal Government had initiated the programme which is also known as ‘market moni’ in accordance with the provisions …

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President Buhari to attend D-8 Summit in Istanbul; Pledges support for development of Niger Delta; Signs University of Petroleum Resources bill

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to …

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Nigeria mining jurisdiction now better rated in investment risk profile – Fayemi ….as Fashola, Gov Ishaku, MAN laud growth in mining sector

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has attributed the recent growth in the mining sector and the improvement in the investment risk profile of the country’s mining jurisdiction to the success of the reforms being put in place by the Federal Government. Specifically, the Minister cited …

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Dalung condemns Plateau killings

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Selcap Dalung is saddened by the recent gruesome killings in two separate attacks in the early hours of Monday in Jos North and Barkin Ladi local government councils of Plateau State. Reacting to the barbaric attacks which left over 22 people dead and …

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Army dismisses ‘monkey pox’ vaccination rumor in Rivers… School owners shut schools …Parents rush to pick up children

  By David Jimoh Amusa Tijani, Port Harcourt The Nigerian Army has dismissed the rumour making the rounds that soldiers were going about forcefully injecting school children with monkey pox virus in Rivers state.   The spokesman of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Col. Aminu Illiyasu, described the rumour as mischievous …

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