All Rivers APC members know Amaechi is the leader

The director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr. Dakuku Peterside, has said there was no argument that the mnister of transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, is the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers and all its members “subscribe to hi [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

FCT, Kogi, Niger to endure power blackouts


Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory, Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states are to witness load shedding for a while as power allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, continues to drop.

The AEDC on Saturday lamented that it received less than 200 [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Fresh crisis in Bwari, FCTA imposes curfew

The relative peace in Bwari, the headquarters of Bwari area council, was again threatened as Gbagyi and Koro youths clashed over the weekend.

Bwari was last Christmas Day thrown into communal clash over the recognition of Alhaji Awwal Ijakoro as Sarkin Bwari by the Federal Capital Territory Adm [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Herdsmen attacks: CSOs frowns at tilted scale of justice

A coalition of civil society organizations; Joint Nigeria, Crisis Action Committee, JN-CAC, has frowned at what it tagged the tilted scale of justice in Nigeria.

The coalition is in a statement jointly signed by Abiodun Baiyewu, Chidi Anselm Odinkalu and Yemi Adamolekun, on behalf of the coordi [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


… As STOAN, MWUN Others Commend Agency 


The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the maritime industry as the Agency organised a meeting of the employers and labour unions in the marit [...]

Mon, 18 June 2018

Vandalism: AEDC donates surveillance van to FCTA


The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has presented a new Hilux Van to the Federal Capital Territory Administration to strengthen efforts aimed at stemming vandalism of public assets. 

Making the presentation on behalf of the management of AEDC, Engr [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018

Rights advocate makes case for orphanages registration


A Child-rights advocate and consultant to the Ministry of Women Affairs on Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Dame Uju Ozoka, has made case for registration of orphanages and motherless babies’ homes in the country.

Uzoka made the case while presenting the communique at the en [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018

Killings: I’m no longer responsible for security of Zamfara –Yari

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, has asked not to be referred as the Chief Security Officer of the state, as he had no control over the security machinery.

The governor’s decision is coming on the heels of weekly killings in the state.

Yari, who spoke to journalist [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


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