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Okorocha empowers Imo women with N1b

ByDallas Onyema

 

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has commenced the disbursement of N1 billion loan to women in the 3,500 wards in the state as part of his empowerment programme.

Okowa salutes Olu of Warri at 62

. Hails NFF president, Amaju

By Oye Chukwujekwu

 

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has paid tribute to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli I, as he turned 62 on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Lagos Environmental Law: ERA/FoEN hailsAmbode, Assembly over amendment

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the decision of the Lagos State government to discard “anti-people” sections of the new Environment Law that attracted wide criticism from civil society and grassroots stakeholders.

World Bank, Nigerian govt to end poverty, hunger

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Federal Government in partnership with the World Bank has rolled out new job creation programme aimed at assisting indigent youths in the country as part of measures towards ending poverty, unemployment and check social maladies.

McArthur Foundation, Niger govt partner on healthcare delivery

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Mc Arthur Foundation is partnering Niger State government to domesticate a policy and produce standard operating procedures that will aid the implementation of a health policy for the of citizens especially those in the rural areas. 

Ibori appeals UK court conviction

Delta State former Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has filed an appeal in the British Court of Appeal against his 2012 conviction.

How four died in Borno suicide bombing

Four people were killed on Saturday evening when suicide bombers blew themselves up in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri city in northeastern Nigeria, police said.

Wike and the Spirit of Rivers Development

By Simeon Nwakaudu

 

Publicise new environment law, groups tell Lagos govt

By Dallas Onyema

Lagos

 

Civil society and grassroots stakeholders in Lagos have demanded that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode make public the controversial new environment law which he signed on March 1, 2017.

Boko Haram raids Nigeria town, loot food supplies

Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast Nigeria, looting food supplies and burning homes after overwhelming troops, residents told AFP on Thursday.

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