• Audu Ogbeh, Agric Minister loses Mother

    Audu Ogbeh, Agric Minister loses Mother

    Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, lost his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Egbi Ogbeh, at the weekend.

    Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, was one of the first callers that visited to condole Chief Ogbeh and his family over the death.

    Engr. Abounun who was at the Otukpo residence of the minister to commiserate with the family, called on them to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.

    The Deputy Governor, who was accompanied by his wife, Justice Mary Abounu, top […]

  • Reps summon Finance Minister, Agric Minister over N21bn rice import duty waivers

    Reps summon Finance Minister, Agric Minister over N21bn rice import duty waivers

    It was gathered that the House of Representatives’ Ad-Hoc committee had summoned Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and the Minister of Finance and Mr Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development over the alleged N21 billion waivers granted some rice importers.

    Hon. Leo Ogor, chairman of the Ad-Hoc committee, explained that the investigative hearing on ‘Rice import quota and duty payments’ was geared towards uncovering “fraud and exposing the endemic corruption in the importation of rice with […]