Rep appeals for Imo airport upgrade

The member representing Ngor Okpala /Aboh Mbaise federal constituency in the House of Reps, Hon. Bede Ekeh, has appealed to the federal government to mobilize contractors back to site for the completion of the Sam Mbakwe airport and cargo village projects in Imo state.

In a motion tagged, " [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Power generation: Nothing like clean coal, group warns

a German non-governmental organization, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, has warned that contrary to assertions by some coal investors that it can be used without causing harm to the atmosphere, the group said there is no such thing as clean coal.

Speaking at a coal roundtable for media practitione [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Actionaid condemns violence, harassment of women in public

ActionAid Nigeria has condemned the increasing violence and harassment of women and girls in public spaces especially educational institutions.

The group under its global campaign, Safe Cities for Women and Girls, noted that the campaign aims to reduce violence against women and girls living in [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

APC urges patience, promises better days

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari's administration as it will deliver the much expected dividends of democracy.

Given the assurance is the national chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun, at a media parley with journalist [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Police warn public against fake recruitment

The police have alerted members of the public, particularly job seekers, to be wary of fraudsters who engage in fake police recruitment exercise on the social media.

Police Public Relations Officer, Acting Commissioner of Police, Ms. Olabisi Kolawole, in a statement on Friday said, ‘It ha [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Abuja lawyer petitions Daura over siege to office by DSS

An Abuja based lawyer, Sayo Odumosu, has petitioned the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, over the alleged vandalization of his law office and seizure of his property by personnel the Service in an operation that lasted for several hours.

Odumosu in the [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Kwara Assembly probes substitution of indigene slots into army

The Kwara House of Assembly has directed a probe of the substitution of indigene slots for non-indigenes into the Nigerian Army.

The House made the call in its resolution after a motion on the alleged substitution of the names of Kwara indigenes for non-indigenes into the army.

Hon. Ahme [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

World Bank’s prescription for Nigeria as oil price plunges

The World Bank Group has said Nigeria could have successfully withstand the global oil price crash, if decisive measures were taken to end subsidy payment on petroleum products by the federal government.

The bank in its ‘Nigeria Economic Report No. 3’, released last week, said the $ [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015



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