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Delta to spend N20b on IPP plant

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that the multi-billion naira Independent Power Plant (IPP) project in Oghara would gulp N20 billion before it could come on stream.

What Okowa said about herdsmen menace

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that intelligence gathering should be adopted as one of the best ways to tackle Fulani herdsmen menace in the country.

Delta govt to demolish illegal structures

.To partner with NGOs on youth empowerment


The Delta State Ministry of Environment has condemned the  erection of permanent structures and shanties under high and low tension cables by some individuals in the state.

Osinbajo orders Apapa Ports to run 24/7, visitors visas to be issued in 48hrs, bans touting

 Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed, in a set of Executive Orders, that the Apapa Ports should run 24/7, that all valid ordinary tourist and business visa applications by foreigners be processed within 48 hours

Transparency lacking in process of rehabilitating Lagos waterworks, ERA/FoEN alleges

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has criticized the secrecy surrounding the planned rehabilitation of dilapidated water infrastructure in Lagos State, urging the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration to allow transparent and competitive bidding in the sel

Gombe United FC pleads for clemency

Gombe United FC, which was  sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) in the Nigerian elite football league, has embarked on internal cleansing and also pleaded for reduction of the N3.5 million fine.

Epogi Mosque killing: Role of govt inaction

By Ummi Ismaeel,



Truck owners drag NPA, FRSC to court over extortion

The umbrella body of truck owners operating in Nigeria seaports under the auspices of Joint Council of Seaport Truckers Operators (JCOSTO) is challenging the alleged extortion of its members by officials Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

Oneya bells S’South over Pinnick reception

The former Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Chairman and former Military Governor of Kano and Benue states, Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South South Congress of the NFF and Governor Godwin Obaseki over its plans to host NFF President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, this weekend.

JCOSTO spends N4m on Apapa-Tin Can road

A group operating in the maritime sector said they had spent over N4 million to assist the government in fixing the bad seaports access roads within the Tincan and Apapa axis.