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Climate change responsible for herdsmen/farmers clashes; Summit to resolve crisis on the way

Climate change and its devastating effects on the environment, has been blamed for the herdsmen/farmers clashes in parts of the country, which have led to the death of many people. A highly placed presidency source told globalpatriotnews.com in Abuja that the climate change phenomenon, caused by global warming, which has …

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International Youth Day 2016: Peterside urges youths to shun violence…Decries general insecurity in Rivers State

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State in the April 2015 election and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside has called on Rivers youths to shun violence to ensure a secured future for themselves and a better society. In his …

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Bayelsa govt. to partner with security agencies to fish out killers of three soldiers in Nembe – Dickson CHINEDU WOSU

YENAGOA Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said that his administration would partner with security operatives to smoke out the killers of the three soldiers in Nembe. Dickson insisted that the partnership would ensure that the killers were fished-out from their hiding place and prosecuted accordingly. He insisted that the …

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Ambode commissions first state-owned helipad for medical emergenies in Nigeria …Terminates, re-awards abandoned projects in LASUTH …Says 247-bed Ayinke House to be operational in 2017

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, would be ready for use …

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Enugu/CBN partnership empowers rice farmers

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, under its pet project, Anchor Borrowers Programme, in partnership with Enugu State Government has made further disbursement of credit facilities/inputs to Okunerere Rice Farmers from Nsukka zone of the state. A similar gesture was extended to rice farmers’ cooperative groups from Enugu zone when …

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Save Lake Chad from extinction, President Buhari tells rich nations; Reveals that prudence has been making up for severe resources shortage

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged rich countries to do something urgent to save the Lake Chad from extinction, arising from effects of climate change. Receiving the Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova, in Abuja on Thursday, President Buhari warned that failure to regenerate Lake Chad will lead to another round …

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The maritime industry is the next big thing to happen to Nigeria – Dr. Peterside…Pledges to make NIMASA globally reputable

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has observed that the maritime industry is the next big thing that will happen to Nigeria. Dr. Peterside who said this while hosting the President and members of the Womens’ International Shipping and Trading Association …

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Lagos removes structures under high tension lines…Restates zero tolerance for illegal development

Upon expiration of ultimatum issued in the statutory notices served upon owners/occupiers, the Lagos State Government on Tuesday commenced removal of structures under high tension lines across the State. The removal commenced with the demolition of illegal row of shops situated directly under high tension lines at Isheri in Egbe-Idimu …

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Saraki’s wife seeks reduction in infant mortality …Lauds FG, others over Abuja Breastfeeding Declaration

Wife of the Senate President Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has called on all key policy and healthcare professionals in Nigeria to increase efforts at improving breastfeeding rates, “in order to greatly reduce child mortality and to attain a healthier nation, through the improved social and economic benefits of early and exclusive …

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