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.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

There has been a remarkable reduction in the incidents of piracy and sea robberies on Nigerian waters following increased synergy and deployment of enhanced technology.

 The Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this when he featured as a guest on Lagos-based Television breakfast show.

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.

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.

The President of Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hammed Kalkaba, has assured that the IAAF/CAA Athletics High Performance Center at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State would be one of the best in the world soon.

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 the Dutch-British multinational.

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Port Harcourt Athletics Centre will be model for all, says CAA boss

The President of Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hammed Kalkaba, has assured that the IAAF/CAA Athletics High Performance Center at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State would be one of the best in the world soon.

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.

ISPS code implementation: NIMASA DG assures of international best practices

 .Biometric ID card now compulsory for port operations

    

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.

Delta Speaker tasks Nigerians on gender equality . Mourns Ekpekurede, Arhaghwore

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya, has promised to protect women’s rights through legislative reforms.

 He made promise after assessing

the strides made towards the attainment of gender equality in the country.

Niger governor inspects on-going work at Minna Airport

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Wednesday visited Minna Airport to ensure speedy completion of the on-going renovation of facilities according to international standards.

PDP will be back in 2019 – Ekweremadu

.Laments hunger, anger in the land

 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has assured that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would bounce back to power in 2019.

PDP crisis: Dickson makes U-turn, submits peace report to Makarfi

Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Seriake Dickson, has submitted the peace plan he developed to steer the party out of lingering leadership crisis to the embattled Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

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