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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that political appointees in his administration and state’s schools must own farms in line with the government’s “Back to Land For Agriculture” policy designed to boost the state economy.

 According to him, there was no better option at the moment than to fully engage in agriculture.

Anambra State former Governor, Peter Obi (right); and his wife, Margaret (left), at the birthday anniversary of Dr. Obinna Uzor at Holy Family Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

ily Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

At the end of its two-day policy meeting, nine out of 10 members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in attendance voted to leave key monetary policy rates unchanged.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has resolved to end the lingering feud between the Senate and the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Services, Col Hameed Ali (rtd).

  The APC National Publicity Secretary,

 Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, disclosed this to the media on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, that state would host the best championship ever like they did in 2013 during the inaugural African Youth AthleticsChampionships (AYAC).

 

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

An outbreak of Cerebro Spiral Meningitis at Tungan-Jika and Mazakari villages in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State has claimed about 16 people out of the 31 cases reported in four local government areas of the state.

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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.

Baton Relay team arrives Nigeria in April

The Queen’s Baton Relay will commence in Lagos from April 1-5, 2017.

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.

NIMASA, UK want sea time for 400 Nigerians

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in partnership with the South Shield Marine School at the South Tyneside College, South Shield, Newcastle in the United Kingdom, is to provide sea time opportunities for about 400 cadets of NIMASA’s sponsored Nigerian Seafarers Devel

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.

APC ex-members visit Emeh, declare for PDP

Former members of All progressives Congress (APC)  in Ward 6 of the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State visited Chief Emeh Gory Emeh on Monday in Port Harcourt to announce their exit from the APC and declaring support and loyalty for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Hunger: Embrace farming, Niger govt advises workers

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State government has advised civil servants to embrace farming to boost agriculture in the state.

Rallying support for Catholic Bishop of Awka

By Val Obienyem

 

I wrote this article on the 13th of February, but unlike me I noticed the reluctance to publish it. I have the feeling that it might be misunderstood. What do I do? I am increasingly persuaded that I have a message to pass and therefore have decided to go on.

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