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New Rivers: A showcase of outstanding projects

By Simeon Nwakaudu

 

Rivers State is Nigeria's undisputed  headquarters  of projects.

 It is the only state where the governor and top government officials are ever willing to showcase the outstanding  projects shaping the lives of the people.

Don’t use Paris Club refund to pay salaries —Obi

•Advocates compulsory saving of 10% of oil revenue

 

Boko Haram raids stoke fear of fresh attacks

By AFP

 

 Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday.

Niger govt acquires N590m fire fighting equipment

.Assists indigenes to access bank loans

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State government has procured N590 million fire fighting equipment.

 It is also planning to sponsor 150 personnel to acquire professional fire fighting skills.

  Apparently, the

Resume work, Okowa appeals to teachers

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to the striking teachers in the state to resume work.

 The governor made appeal through the Commissioner of Basic and Secondary School, Mr.Chiedu Ebie.

Emulate O’Connell’s sacrifices, Bello advises Nigerians

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

 

 

Irish born Catholic Priest in Niger State, Rev. Fr. Jeremiah Dermot O’Connell, has made world record, being the longest serving Secondary School Principal for 50 years before retiring from Government Secondary School (GSS), Minna in Niger state.

How Shell hid Nigeria spill dangers, by geologist

Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according to a German geologist contracted by th

UNICEF hails Bauchi govt over release on N200m for water scheme

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

UNICEF has commended the Bauchi State government for releasing N200 million as counterpart funds for the construction of 380 hand pumps fitted boreholes in rural communities in the state.

Fayose cautions police over handling of Ife crisis

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has cautioned the police over the handling of its investigation on the recent crisis in Ile-Ife, Osun State that led to the death of more than 40 people.  He said, “It

Release Nnamdi Kanu, other Biafra activists —Obi

•Says force not solution to agitation

 

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the release of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained Biafra activists.

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