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.
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.”
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 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.
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.
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.
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.