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Investors commit $46b to 42 projects in nine states, FCT

The national economy got $45.7 billion investments in 12 sectors from January to June this year, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has stated. In its latest report released at the weekend in Abuja, the agency noted that the sum was invested on 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital. Territory (FCT). A […] …

Rescue team vows to find body of missing General Alkali

The Search and Rescue Team of the Nigeria Army has vowed to find the body of missing Major-General Muhammad Idris Alkali, who was declared missing on September 3, 2018. This was revealed after Commander of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major General Augustine Agundu, visited the pond where the general’s body and car may have been […] …

Ondo, NNPC ethanol project to commence before end of 2018

To create more employment opportunities in Ondo State, the state government’s cassava-ethanol project is expected to commence before the end of the year. Special Adviser to the Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu on Development and Investment, Boye Oyewumi, disclosed this at the weekend when a team foreign experts and officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) […] …

Ugwuanyi signs healthcare bill into law

To strengthen healthcare delivery in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has assented to the state’s Health Sector Reform bill passed by the legislature. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Fintan Ekochin, told newsmen after the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting that the new law would bring a lot of positive changes to the health sector. He added […] …

Yakassai, CISLAC decry high cost of nomination forms

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, has decried the high cost of nomination and expression of interest forms imposed on aspirants for elective positions by political parties. In the same vein, the executive director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Rafsanjani, noted that the development would entrench corrupt practices in the polity. The All Progressives […] …

Kwankwaso picks son-in-law for Kano governorship slot

Confusion amid protest may tear apart the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State following the endorsement of former Commissioner for Works, Transport and Housing during Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s administration, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, as gubernatorial aspirant. Kwankwaso had at the PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Kaduna at the weekend announced his son-in-law and strong political […] …

Makarfi faults inconclusive results, hopeful of PDP’s victory

Iwobi trusts Rohr to make best selection

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, has said that the party is sure of victory despite the re-run elections declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to him, the technicalities deployed by the commission should be seen as part of the plan to allegedly rob the PDP of […] …

Businessman petitions IGP over alleged police extortion

NUT urges KDSG to pay backlog of salary arrears

A businessman, Mr. Peter Alex Nwoseh, has petitioned the chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to rescue him from the hands of the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, over alleged intimidation and extortion. Nwoseh, in a petition against the […] …

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