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SUBEB uncovers 50 dead teachers,765 illegal employees in Bayelsa payroll; Some of those receiving salaries live in Abuja, Lagos, Ghana

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA Bayelsa State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, on Thursday said over 50 dead teachers in the state still receive monthly salaries. The Board also uncovered 765 illegal employees in its payroll. The names of the 50 dead teachers were discovered in Ogbia Local Government Area of the …

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Nine key milestones in President Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in office — Garba Shehu writes

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He came to power following the decisive victory of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC over the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, …

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Repositioning of LASU already yielding positive results – Ambode …Commissions Science Complex, LASU Radio, Twin Law Lecture Theatre

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the conscious initiative of his administration at ensuring enduring peace and repositioning the State University is already yielding positive results. He said with the recent ranking of the institution as the best State University in Nigeria and the 11th overall best …

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Ex-militant leader to Buhari: Don’t allow charlatans destroy your government; Deal directly with ex-warlords

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA Ex -militant leaders in the Niger Delta Region under the umbrella of Peace Cultural Development Initiative Forum have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that charlatans in the corridors of power do not destroy his administration, especially as regards issues bordering the region. They urged the …

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FG appoints Osita Okechukwu, Bayo Onanuga, Modibbo Kawu, Yakubu Mohammed, Liman CEOs of Information parastatals

The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The appointments, which are with immediate effect, were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The new Chief Executives are: 1. Mr. Ishaq …

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Dickson cautions Federal Govt on adoption of military approach in tackling insurgency in Niger Delta

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA Bayelsa state governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on Tuesday urged the federal government to tread with caution in the proposed adoption of a military approach to tackling insurgency and the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers in the region. Dickson also condemned the killings of security personnel, innocent …

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Nestlé announces finalists for 2016 Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize (Read interview with one of the finalists)

High-quality vanilla from the foot of Kilimanjaro or cassava starch and garri from South West Cameroon? With the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, Nestlé has announced the finalists for the Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize 2016: Natural Extracts Industries [NEI] from Tanzania and Agro-Hub from Cameroun. …

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