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  • NDDC executes 742 projects in Rivers

    June 22, 2017 2:59 AM 15

    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said it has so far completed 742 infrastructural projects spread across the 23 local government areas of Rivers State. The projects include regional roads, hospitals, bridges, electricity, shoreline protection, reclamation and school hostels. Speaking at the NDDC state office in Port Harcourt, the representative

  • Insurance: NAICOM blows hot over late submission of audited financial statements

    June 22, 2017 2:50 AM 20

    The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), has warned it would wield the big stick on insurance underwriters that fail or delay the statutory duty of timely rendition of the financial statements. NAICOM’s statute demands that insurance companies are to submit their audited financial statements by June 30th of every financial year. But with less than two weeks

  • Obaseki gives Oshiomhole’s SSG, Ihonvbere key position, names Idah, Eboigbe SAs

    June 21, 2017 9:43 PM 13

    ​Edo State ​Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed Professor Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s Office. Ihonvebere was Secretary to Edo State Government from 2012 to 2016 under former governor, Adams Oshiomhole. A statement on Wednesday by incumbent Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, said Chief Osaro Idah is the new Special

  • Apostle Suleman gets honorary citizenship in US

    June 21, 2017 6:17 PM 17

    General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has been conferred with ‘Key Of The State of South Carolina’ by the state of South Carolina, United States of America. His media aide, Phrank Shaibu, in a statement, said the event took place on Wednesday at Faithful Centre Bible Church, Inglewood, California where Apostle

  • Two Killed As Boko Haram Ambushes Military, Police Convoy

    June 21, 2017 5:07 PM 16

    Two people have been confirmed dead and many missing, as gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists ambushed and opened fire on a military/police convoy. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Abari/Dalwa village along the Maiduguri/Damboa highway. The large convoy was conveying civilians, soldiers and police on a special duty deployment from Oghara in Delta

  • Riding With the Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

    June 21, 2017 5:07 PM 17

    The destruction was complete: Boko Haram set most of the buildings it had occupied on fire as they fled, but some outposts survived the flames and had evidence of the insurgents’ markings. Boko Haram teach Muslim extremism in its training camps and is known to oppose Western styles of learning. In March 2015, it publicly declared an affiliation to ISIS, and symbols

  • BREAKING: Kogi Indigenes Submit Petition For Melaye's Recall To INEC

    June 21, 2017 4:45 PM 15

    The Indigenes of Kogi West Senatorial Constituency have submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding the recall of Senator Dino Melaye. The exercise which took place across the seven local government that form the district indicated that the people were desirous of recalling him for poor representation at the Senate

  • 188,500 signatures submitted to INEC for recall of Melaye

    June 21, 2017 4:45 PM 16

    Constituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. Melaye, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), represents the district at the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Leader of the constituents, Chief Cornelius

  • Mbaise USA medical mission: 12, 000 patients get free treatments

    June 21, 2017 3:44 PM 12

    No fewer than 12,000 patients received free treatments for various ailments during this year’s annual Mbaise USA Incorporated Medical Mission. Leader of the team of medical doctors from the United States, Dr. Vitalis Ojiegbe, who confirmed this, said those treated were the aged and indigent people in various communities in Mbaise. He listed the places

  • Lagos High Court declares demolition of houses illegal

    June 21, 2017 3:44 PM 11

    Impoverished fishing communities in Nigeria’s financial capital, Lagos, celebrated a court ruling on Wednesday that said government demolitions of their homes were illegal. Residents went to court in October to protest the Lagos state government’s plan to demolish their waterfront communities on the pretext of cutting crime in the megacity. The government