Amnesty Programme has been a huge success - Boroh

The Management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme has described the Programme as a huge success as it is has brought peace and development to an age long challenge in the Niger Delta region.

This was contained in a statement made available to journalists from the Head of Media, Mr. Owei Lakemfa.

According to Lakemfa, the program [...]

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Osinbajo opens first Nigeria petroleum summit in Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is scheduled to declare open the first Nigeria Investment Petroleum Summit, NIPS, on Monday, February 18, 2018 in Abuja.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, who disclosed this at a world press conference in Abuja, said the Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Cou [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018

Anchor Borrowers’ scheme: CBN disburses N55bn to farmers

A total of N55billion has been disbursed to at least, 250,000 farmers within two years of implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, ABP, the Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed.

According to the Acting Director, Corporate Communications of the bank, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, 80percent, which is N44billion of the N55billion provi [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018

Amnesty Programme has been a huge success - Boroh

The Management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme has described the Programme as a huge success as it is has brought peace and development to an age long challenge in the Niger Delta region.

This was contained in a statement made available to journalists from the Head of Media, Mr. Owei Lakemfa.

According to Lakemfa, the program [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018

NCPC pledges to fulfill its mandate

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, has said that in 2018, it will focus on fulfilling the purposes and objectives for which the commission was established, equally addressing the issue of abscondment during pilgrimages.

Executive Secretary of the commission, Rev. Tor Uja, made his known to journalists during a strategic revi [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018

Press freedom key to democracy, rule of law - NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called on government at all levels as well as private individuals to ensure that the freedom of the press remains an undebatable topic because press freedom and easy access to information has been attributed to good governance.

The union’s president, Waheed Odusile, made this known on Thurs [...]

Thu, 15 February 2018

NUJ President Task Journalists Against Social Media ‘Falsehood’

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile, has decried the outright publication of falsehood through the social media, advising journalists not to be caught up in it.

Speaking at a get-together organized by the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ FCT Chapter, tagged “NAW [...]

Thu, 15 February 2018

Herdsmen attacks: Investors flee Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that prospective investors have fled the state in the wake of the recent killings in some Benue communities by Fulani herdsmen.

Ortom stated this while swearing in Lt. Col. Paul Iornenge Hemba (rtd) as his new Special Adviser on Security Matters.

According to the governor, the investors wh [...]

Thu, 15 February 2018

Buhari Campaign Organisation appoints Isa Tafida as board member

The Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO, has appointed Alhaji Isa Tafida Mafindi, as a member of the BCO Board of Trustees to bring his experience to bare for the success of the organization.

This is contained in a letter addressed to Tafida, dated February 14, 2018, signed by the National Coordinator, Alhaji Danladi Garba Pasali, and title [...]

Thu, 15 February 2018

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