Category: National News

Okorocha: We Have Built 6 universities, 3 polytechnics

• Govt has done no fewer than one thousand kilometres of roads• Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that his administration midwifed the establishment of...

PWDs Want Lagos to Apply SRH Laws, Policies

People With Disabilities (PWDs have called on the Lagos State government to implement the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) laws and policies in the state. Lagos...

Political Violence: Don’t Harm Amaechi, Cole or Any APC Member, Eze Warns Wike, PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, and his party, the...

McKinsey Shows Africa is the World’s Next Big Growth Market

A new book by McKinsey confirms that Africa is poised for economic acceleration, akin to the Asian boom. While other geographies are seeing incremental growth, global...

North East: People in Need of Food Assistance Reduced By 900,000, Says FAO 

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said the number of people in need of food assistance has reduced in the troubled North East...

Police Working towards Credible 2019 Elections, Says IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has said the police is currently working towards credible elections in 2019. Speaking at the Summit on Election...

Fayemi Restates Commitment to Work with Youths

*BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado-Ekiti* Governor Kayode Fayemi, has restated the commitment of his administration to harness the inherent strength, potentials, intelligence and...

Labour to Prioritise Housing, Salary, Others, Says Study

Workers in Lagos, the commercial capital of the country have identified affordable housing as the most important factor when deciding where to live and work, followed by...

Buhari Urged to Investigate Administration of Bailout Fund in Borno State

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to investigate the administration of the bailout fund to Borno State Government. Even as a call has gone to Borno State...

Shettima Gives Ultimatum of 2 Weeks for Payment of Pensions in Borno

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Thursday gave an ultimatum of two weeks for the bottleneck affecting payment of pensions to be resolved. The governor who held...