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How Sokoto can secure Foreign Direct Investment : US, UK, others

Investment-favourable legislation, commitment to transparency and good governance and unveiling of bold vision backed by timeline for implementation are some of the key requirements needed to boost investments in states of the country. Similarly, states like Sokoto must actively engage in data mapping because success of public institutions depend not …

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Bayelsa Polls: Abuja agog as Dickson submits nomination form…says PDP ‘ll get victory

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, accompanied by opinion leaders and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains in the State, on Friday in Abuja submitted his PDP nomination and expression of interest forms at the party’s National Headquarters. The Governor, who was accompanied by the first elected Governor of the …

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SERAP welcomes publication of assets by Buhari, Osinbajo; seeks real reform of declaration of assets law

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that Thursday’s publication of asset declarations by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo ‘turns the page on transparency and accountability in Nigeria.’ According to the group, in a statement, Friday, ‘Buhari and Osinbajo have shown that in publicly declaring …

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EFCC arraigns three for N8m fraud in Yola

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, September 4, 2015 arraigned Salisu Adamu, Muhammed Hamma and Muhammed Tukur before Justice M. B. Goje of the Adamawa State High Court, Yola on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy, currency counterfeiting and obtaining by false pretence. The accused persons are …

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Serena Williams, Neymar Jr, Kolo Touré join UNICEF, Global Goals campaign to launch World’s Largest Lesson

The Global Goals campaign and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Friday, launched the World’s Largest Lesson, an initiative to teach children in over 100 countries about the new Sustainable Development Goals that will be adopted by the United Nations General Assembly later this month. As part of the campaign …

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Group faults Dickson’s attacks on ex-chief of staff over diversion of property allegations

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa Barely days ahead of Governor Seriake Dickson’s official declaration to contest the 2016 gubernatorial polls, frontline socio -political group in the state, the Youth Forum for Progressive Change, has faulted the governor for attacking his former Chief of Staff, Chief Diekivie Ikiogha, over alleged government property diversion. …

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