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Osinbajo reiterates FG’s commitment to fighting corruption; as Wike advises churches to stop endorsing politicians

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has pledged to work with   the Catholic Church to enhance the development of Rivers State. This is even as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated that the Muhammadu Buhari-administration remains focused on the fight against corruption, maintaining that ‘the survival of the nation depends on it.’ …

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Buhari, Saraki commiserate with S/Arabia as crane collapse at Mecca Grand Mosque kill over 100 pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, have separately commiserated with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over Friday’s mishap in Mecca, which reportedly claimed the lives over 100 pilgrims including injuries suffered by three Nigerians. A statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Saturday, said President Buhari urged all …

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Kano government to establish mechanic village; signs MOU with PAN to train mechanics

Kano state government is to establish a mechanic village where automobiles will be repaired, spare parts fabricated and youths trained on mechatronics, panel beating, welding and essentials of mechanical/electrical engineering, among other things. A statement by Halilu Ibrahim Dantiye, Director General, Media and Communications to the Executive Governor of Kano …

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Outlook for Nigeria: Opportunities and Potential in a Low-Price Global Oil Market: Highlights of a public lecture hosted by Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt

Highlights presented by PROF. CHIJIOKE NWAOZUZU, the Deputy Director, Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt. The Emerald Energy Institute (for Petroleum & Energy Economics, Policy and Strategy), EEI, University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) hosted a public lecture on September 04, 2015, which was presented by Paul Michael Wihbey, a …

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IDPs camp bomb blast: Only persons with hearts of evil could have done this – Atiku; As death toll rises to 10

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed deep sadness at the bombing of the Yola Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in which several lives were lost and many persons maimed. Suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Friday morning, detonated a bomb at Maikohi Camp, the country’s largest Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs), located …

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APC hails Nigerian workers, Civil Society for standing up against corruption

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed Nigerian workers and the Civil Society for ‘standing firmly against corruption’, further describing their open demonstration of support for the Federal Government’s battle against corruption as ‘a major boost to the anti-graft fight.’ In a statement issued in Abuja, Friday by its National …

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Ambode appoints new heads for State Safety Commission, LASIRA, Water Regulatory Board

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appointed new heads of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Authority (LASIMRA) and the Water Regulatory Board. The Governor, Thursday, approved the appointment of Mr. Fouad Alade Oki as the Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, …

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