• Governor Fayose advises FG to declare state of emergency in agriculture

    Governor Fayose advises FG to declare state of emergency in agriculture

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in agriculture to boost revenue.

    Fayose, who spoke while declaring open the four-day Agriculture Summit 2016, said the emergency must be in the critical sectors of the economy.

    He said, “If a nation doesn’t have a change of attitude, there is nothing like diversification. Nigeria deserves leaders not rulers. We must drop the attitude to bring people down.

    “Salaries are not enough to pay workers. It is […]

  • Don’t hunt down Avengers – former US envoy advises FG

    Don’t hunt down Avengers – former US envoy advises FG

    Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has said the state governors instead of the Federal Government are to be blamed for insurgencies in the Niger Delta.

    He made the statement over the weekend during an interview on CNBC television station.

    While speaking on the continuous attacks on Nigeria’s oil pipelines by new militancy group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), Campbell said funds for the region which have been released in the past by the Federal Government, ended in the pockets […]