Category: National News

Fayemi Unveils 32-member Transition Committee

By AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has released a list of eminent citizens of the state that will serve in the Governorship...

Only Massive Investment, not Taxation Can Develop Southeast, Says former Ebonyi SSG

BY NNAMDI OSELOKA in Awka Former Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, Prof. Bernard Odoh has said that massive investments rather than emphasis on punitive taxation...

Abia Gov’s Wife Builds Market for Isiala Ngwa South Community

BY DOROTHY NNACHI in Umuahia Wife of Abia State Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has explained that her motive for building markets across rural communities in the state...

UNFPA Spends N20m on VVF Centre in Borno

The United Nations Population (UNFPA) is seeking more fund to improve the treatment of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF)) in Borno state after spending N20 million on the...

Nigerians Should Stand Together to Confront Security Challenges, Says Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has called on Nigerians to rise above their ethnic and religion divides and confront together the security challenges presently...

Delta Govt Applauds US-based Ubulu-Uku Association for Rehabilitating Hospital

BY ANERO PATRICK in Asaba• The Delta State Government has commended sons and daughters of the Ubulu Uku, in the diaspora in the Aniocha South area of the state for...

Rivers APC Wants EFCC, ICPC to Probe Wike over Property

•Alleges governor squanders states resources on choice properties The All progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in Rivers State, Hon. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree has called...

Ishaku Berates Buhari Govt over Lopsided fight against Corruption

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has carpeted the Federal Government’s fight against corruption, describing it as ‘lopsided.’ Gov. Ishaku said...

Gambari Condemns “the Audacity of Hypocrisy” Amongst Nigeria Leaders

Ibrahim Gambari, former Minister for External Affairs and erstwhile United Nations Under-Secretary General, has called for an end to what he calls, “the audacity of...

FG to discard use of sworn affidavit soon for age declaration 

Nigerian government is planning to dump the use of sworn affidavit in place of birth certificates, an official of the National Population Commission (NPC) has disclosed....