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.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.

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.

Again Environmental Rights Action /Friends of the Earth Nigeria in collaboration with members of the civil society today (Wednesday, March 22) staged a massive protest in Lagos against the continued government plan to privatization of water.

 

Two separate motor accidents in Bauchi State have claimed the lives of 10 people.

It was learnt that the first accident occurred near VIO office along Bauchi -Jos road.

‎By Patience Michael

Bauchi

 

 

The Senator representing Bauchi South, Senator Ali Wakili, has called on the state  House of Assemblies ‎to ensure that state governors ‎are judiciously utilising funds being allocated by the Federal Government to the states.

Butchers in Delta Central Senatorial District of the state have called on relevant authorities to stop “the unwholesome activities of some persons in the area who specialize in the slaughtering and sale of donkey meat.”

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PDP crisis: My signature was forged – Niger PDP boss

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Niger State Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Tanko Beji, has said that his signature was forged, as he was listed among the 23 state chairmen that endorsed the leadership of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party.

Niger govt declares support for NDE

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State government has assured the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) of enabling environment and would provide starter packs for the 1, 232 beneficiaries of the scheme from across the 25 local government areas in the state.

Tragedy: Banker drowns at Gurrara waterfall

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

The police in Niger State have confirmed the death of a banker who drowned in Gurrara waterfall while celebrating the birthday of one of his colleagues over the weekend.

Airlines jettison Kaduna for Minna Airport

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

No fewer than four domestic airline operators have started lobbying the nation’s aviation authorities for approval to use Minna Airport in Niger State.

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.

How Onne NPA was revitilised

Alhaji Ismaila Abubakar Alhassan is the Onne Port Manager and a technocrat in transport and logistics. He specializes in ports operations and cargo handling with over 29years experience.

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. 

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