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The Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking (ETAHT) has expressed appreciations to Senator Mathew Urhoghide (Edo South Senatorial District) and the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for a two-week intensive training programme on poultry farming for some returnees in the state.
Uyo, May 19, 2019 (NAN) A 100 level student of University of Uyo, identified as Kingsley Etim, was said to have been drowned in the swimming pool of De Vegas Paradise Hotel in Uyo on Saturday during a pool party.
Confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, SP Odiko Macdon, described the incident as unfortunate.
He said that the Command had commenced preliminary investigation into the matter to unravel more facts concerning the incident, as the police did not foreclose a foul play.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has assured farmers in the state that his administration will continue to invest in developing the agricultural sector to provide more opportunities for farmers to become wealthy and support the state in achieving food security.
Holding the bull by the horns, even as toxic intrigues by international oil majors play out and the federal government dithers, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State empanels an international commission on oil spills to assess environmental damages and determine responsibility, among other issues.
Agonies of Otuabagi, Bayelsa oil community despoiled, deserted(Opens in a new browser tab)
According to Sheikh Zaki Yamani, the stubborn Arab strategist, and one-time Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources from 1962-1986, “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stones, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” The compelling logic of this position expressed three decades ago, remains true.
Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, called on the Ijaw Nation, particularly the youths, to focus on intellectual approach in the struggle for justice, egalitarian society and resource control.
Shagari: Dickson leads Ijaw delegation to condole with Sultan, Tambuwal(Opens in a new browser tab)
Represented by his deputy, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Retd), Governor Dickson made the call at this year’s Isaac Boro Day Anniversary/Wreath Laying Ceremony in Yenagoa.
Murder of Bureau de Change operators: SARS arrest additional suspect(Opens in a new browser tab)
In furtherance of its mandate and assignment, the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) would commence another round of public engagements from Tuesday, May 21 with a meeting with civil society organisations (CSOs) in Yenagoa, the state capital.
ASABA—Delta State Commissioner for Information, Hon. Patrick Ukah, has stressed the need for information to be made available to the right audience in the right format and at the right time, as an integral part of good governance in constitutional democracy.
A Nigerian soldier was killed and another compatriot was injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.
As Benue people look forward to the inauguration of Governor Samuel Ortom for a second term in office on May 29, the last may not have been heard of the March gubernatorial election in the state as the defeated candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Emmanuel Jime, has approached the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi to upturn the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate.
Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lauded ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo in his remark last week that there was a plot to Islamize the African continent.
Film director and producer, Lancelot Imasuen, and his wife, Osas, longed for a male child, but God blessed them with four daughters instead. Now, Lancelot says they have overcome the sentiment Africans attached to the male child.
The Lagos State police command says a gardner in a secondary school has been arrested over an alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.
Edo Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, on Sunday confirmed the killing of a lecturer with the Igbinedion University, Okada, near Benin, by suspected kidnappers.
Soni Daniel and Aliyu Dangida
Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, has advised a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, not to allow his disappointment with the current administration to turn him to a religious and ethnic bigot.
Lamido asked the former president to withdraw the statement credited to him that Boko Haram has an agenda of ‘Fulanisation and Islamisation’ of West Africa.
Lamido made his position clear in a press statement by his media aide, Mansur Ahmad.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to deploy technology to run the state’s economy as a major driver of government activities when he assumes office.
The Uzbekistan born self-made entrepreneur and ex-supply chain manager of “GM Korea” for the year (2002-2003). He is the founder of one of UAE leading automotives industry “Inkas Vehicle LLC”.
The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.
As the orgy of violence and insecurity continues to sweep through most of the states in the North-West, different measures have been put in place in order to curtail the menace of kidnapping, banditry, rustling and marauding.
Anyone who has spent at least one hour with the Sultan of Sokoto and Amirul Mu’mineen of Nigeria before will want to have it again and again. That is a monarch so much loved, not only by his subjects but also by people from afar. His people of the Caliphate live their lives based on the Qur’anic injunctions, ‘Obey Allah, His messenger and those in positions of authority among you.’