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Ikpeazu slams soldiers for harassing Abia residents

  Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has frowned at what he called “illegal and extremely provocative” actions of the Army against residents of Aba and other parts of the state. Ikpeazu expressed dismay about “the unwholesome activities” of some soldiers, who he accused of subjecting the civil populace to corporal punishment and alleged extortion. The governor noted that the actions ...

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President Buhari frowns at states’ inability to pay workers

     President Muhammadu Buhari is concerned about the growing agitation in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government. The President spoke when he received a group of governors led by Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Chairman Abdul’Aziz Yari at the State House in Abuja. The chairman of the Governors’ Forum, Abdul’aziz Yari who led ...

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Buhari Pledges Support For Niger Delta, Signs Petroleum University Bill

    President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. The President gave the assurance at a brief ceremony in the State House to sign the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law. President Buhari, however, appealed to all communities in the region to strive for peace through ...

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I Wonder How Workers Feed Their Families, Buhari Tells Governors

‘I Wonder How Workers Fjeed Their Families’, Says Buhari In Meeting With Governors President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances. The President was also worried about the welfare of the workers who he said have not been paid for months, despite interventions by the Federal Government. ...

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Appointments: Buhari Must Justify His Actions, Says CACOL

  Chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), Debo Adeniran, has said that people should not be quick to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari over perceived nepotism in appointments and projects allocations but the President must also justify his actions. Adeniran in a statement on Monday spoke concerning criticisms that have trailed appointments, projects allocations and resource sharing in ...

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Buhari receives 12-yr old that financed his election with N5,785

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, received a twelve-year old girl, Nicole Benson that contributed N5,785.00, which she saved from her lunch and pocket allowance for the president’s election campaign in 2015, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The President also received two other young admirers who have shown high interest in his administration, and prayed for his recovery during ill health. ...

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Alleged scam: Fayose gives released commissioners, AG new cars

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday fulfilled his promise to reward the recently released Finance Commissioner, Toyin Ojo, and the state Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, with new cars. The governor handed over the keys to new Kia Rio cars shortly after a thanksgiving service to mark his third anniversary in office at the Government House. The ...

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I don’t know where Kanu is, says governor Ikpeazu

   Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said yesterday he is unaware of the whereabouts of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for his case but he has not been seen since September 24 when military men entered his compound. In Afaraukwu, Umuahia. Members of his outlawed organization are claiming that ...

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Read How Federal Fire Service Explores Technology In Combating Fire Outbreaks In Nigeria (VIDEO)

Joseph Garba Anebi, Controller General FFS On daily basis, the Comptroller General of Federal Fire Service, Engr. Anebi Garba Joseph is getting commendations from all quarters  for bringing technology into fire fighting in Nigeria.   Fighting fire outbreak in this contemporary era has gone beyond just pumping water from a tanker into burning flames and the Federal Fire Service in Nigeria, ...

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There Is No $25bn NNPC Contract Anywhere, Says Presidency

The Presidency has faulted reports that $25bn worth of oil contracts were awarded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) or that $25bn was missing in the NNPC.   This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande. “No contracts were procured by the ...

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