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FG Commits to More Effective Role in OPEC, As Dawha Advocates Need to Protect the Environment for Sustainable Development

The Federal Government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged its commitment to playing more proactive and effective roles in the affairs of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC. Speaking in Vienna, Austria at the ongoing OPEC International Seminar, Head of Nigeria’s Delegation to the 167th …

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Buhari seeks Senate approval for 15 Special Advisers, meets Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, wrote to the leadership of the Senate, asking for permission to appoint 15 Special Advisers. This is the President’s first official communication with the Senate since he was sworn-in as Nigeria’s 15th Commander-in-Chief last Friday. The letter was addressed to the Senate President, David Mark, …

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Governor Wike warns banks against loans to Local Governments, Ministries, Parastatals

The Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Chief Nyesom E. Wike, has warned all banks and financial institutions against giving loans to Local Governments, Ministries and Parastatals without his express approval in writing. A statement by Sir Opunabo Inko-Tariah,Monday, said that “Consequently, any institution that floats this order does so …

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Ogbonnaya Onu is best for Secretary to Government of the Federation position- Hon. Amadiegwu

A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Francis Amadiegwu, has said that Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, would perfectly complement the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to effect rapid, positive change in the country. Hon. Amadiegwu, who spoke with Global Patriot …

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT DISSOLVES BOARD OF GREATER PH AUTHORITY …DIRECTS SANITATION CONTRACTORS TO RESUME WORK

The Rivers State Government has dissolved the Board of Directors of Greater Port Harcourt Authority with immediate effect. A statement by Emma Okah, on behalf of the new government of Governor Nyesom Wike, said that the former Administrator of the Authority is, accordingly, “hereby directed to hand over the administration …

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Olejeme conferred Fellowship of Institute of Human Resources and Strategic Management of Nigeria

Apparently overwhelmed by her achievements and service to the country, the Institute of Human Resources and Strategic Management of Nigeria has conferred upon the Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi its highest award of Fellowship. “The institute selected Dr. Ngozi Olejeme strictly on merit and for …

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SERAP urges Buhari and Osinbajo to declare assets publicly

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to “swiftly move to declare their assets publicly, consistent with their apparent anticorruption credentials and their expressed commitments to do so and in the best interest of transparency and accountability.” SERAP’s request followed the …

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