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Ambode mulls partnership with Microsoft INC on security, justice reforms …Says Technology will make city to be globally competitive

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said that the State Government would explore areas of cooperation with Microsoft International especially in the area of improving security in the State as well as the justice sector reforms so as to boost service delivery to the people. Governor Ambode who …

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Dickson cautions Niger Delta youths against destroying national assets; We need peace to operate optimally- Igo Weli, Shell GM

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on Tuesday said that the resurgence of violence in the Niger Delta region by youth groups would destroy national assets and compound the developmental and environmental challenges facing the region. Dickson therefore, cautioned youth groups in the region not against violence …

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Nigerian Prisons promotes 5,900 officers

Out-going Controller-General (CG) of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Dr Peter Ekpendu, Tuesday announced the promotion of 5,900 officers of the service. Ekpendu disclosed this during his pull-out ceremony at the NPS Headquarters in Abuja. “I am happy to announce to you that I have approved the promotion of 5,900 …

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Petrol price hike: National Industrial Court stops NLC/TUC planned strike; as Edo workers vow to defy court order

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Leadership of Organized Labour in Edo State, Tuesday, declared that it will go ahead with a planned indefinite strike action on Wednesday, irrespective of the purported industrial court order, restraining them. It described the court ruling as a black market injunction and urged its members, members of …

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Senate backs petrol price hike; as Reps differ

The Senate, Tuesday, voted in support of the Federal Government’s decision to increase pump price of petrol, even the lawmakers advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-administration to put in place palliatives measures to cushion the effects on poor Nigerians. However, the House of Representatives, also Tuesday, differed on the action by …

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Fayemi addresses UK Parliament Thursday

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, will on Thursday, May 19, 2016, address the United Kingdom Parliamentarians in Westminster, London on Nigeria’s diversification agenda. This is sequel to an invitation from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Nigeria to the Minister to address the Parliament on …

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States must explore comparative advantage to boost Nigeria’s economy – Ambode …Receives Kano State Governor …I’m here to learn from the Lagos experience- Ganduje

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said that States in Nigeria must begin to explore their comparative advantage among themselves especially in the area of agriculture to move the vision of transforming Nigeria economic fortunes for the better. Governor Ambode who spoke when he received his counterpart from …

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