Fayose pleads with Ekiti residents to allow him choose successor
Governor Ayodele Fayose has pleaded with the people of Ekiti State to allow him pick his successor as done in Lagos to achieve continuity in governance and political stability. “We have lots of lessons to learn from Lagos State which has put its economic endowment in the hands of competent and stable managers over time,…
Police rule out religious undertone, arrest 10 in attack on Kwara worshippers
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has condemned the new year eve attack on worshippers along Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Ilorin. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahaab Oba, the governor described the dastardly attack as criminal, satanic and alien to Kwara State. Ahmed called on security agencies to commence immediate probe and bring the perpetrators to…
‘Don’t make 2018 hellish like last year for Nigerians’
The Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Owerri North Local Council of Imo State, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, may have started in earnest to remind government at the three levels to make 2018 enjoyable to workers and Nigerians at large. Stating that political leaders made the outgone year ‘hopeless for civil servants and some Nigerians’…
Omo N’Oba sensitises Edo obas on evils of human trafficking
The Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin has called on traditional rulers in the state to embark on public enlightenment in order to tackle the problem of human trafficking. Oba Ewuare II, who made the call at the inaugural meeting of reconstituted Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs,…
Clerics speak on importance of christmas and how christians should celebrate
As Nigerian Christians join their brethren globally to celebrate Christmas tomorrow, men of God are reminding them that the season is not about merriment alone, as the spiritual aspect is even more important. The significance of the birth and mission of the Lord Jesus Christ should be the reason for the season. CHRIS IREKAMBA reports.…
ABUAD teaching hospital and efforts to stem medical tourism
Some Nigerians have described the magnificent high-tech teaching hospital just completed by Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), as a permanent solution to outward medical tourism.
Akwa Ibom under yoke of NDDC’s abandoned projects
Considering its pre-eminent status as the highest oil-producing state in the country, Akwa Ibom State, many think would have been spared the menace of abandoned Federal Government projects, but that is not the case.
NDDC is being used as vehicle for political compensation - Sibe
Let me start on a positive note. It would be wrong to conclude that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has not made an impact in the region. Indeed, while I am not satisfied, they have done a few projects that have contributed to development of the region.
Northeast rehabilitation: We are playing our roles, say Christian groups
President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Dr. Samson Supo Ayokunle said: “I do not think that Mr. Joseph Gyandi did his research before speaking out, which is totally unfortunate.