• Fayose gives car to best performing civil servant, assures good workers welfare

    Fayose gives car to best performing civil servant, assures good workers welfare

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state on Friday rewarded the states best performing civil servant with a brand new Kia car just as he rolled out several incentives for workers’ welfare.

     

    Speaking during the grand finale of this year’s Civil Service Week, Fayose assured that he would continue to accord top priority to their welfare.

    The excited workers felt at home with the governor as they poured out their minds on various challenges they faced at work.

    Each of them also received little cash […]

  • You will return home this year, Army chief assures Borno border communities

    You will return home this year, Army chief assures Borno border communities

    Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, on Monday assured Borno border communities of Damasak and Kashigar of their return home following successes recorded against the Boko Haram terrorists.

    Buratai gave the assurance at the launch of the third batch of the Most Wanted Boko Haram Terrorists Album in Maiduguri.

    He said the military was making effort to ensure the return of the communities before end of the year. “The fight against the Boko Haram terrorists has been tremendously successful.

    Buratai said: […]

  • Ondo election‘ll be violence-free – IGP Idris assures

    Ondo election‘ll be violence-free – IGP Idris assures

    Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, has expressed assurance that the November 26, governorship election in Ondo State would be free of violence, saying officers and men of Nigeria Police Force would be on ground to tackle any act of violence.

    He said the police were committed and ready to ensure that peace reign in all parts of the state during the election.

    The police boss gave this assurance while speaking at a programme titled ‘Security Threat Assessment for the […]

  • Nnamdi Kanu congratulates Trump, assures of Biafra’s support

    Nnamdi Kanu congratulates Trump, assures of Biafra’s support

    Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has congratulated Donald Trump over his election as the 45th president of the United States of America.

    In a release through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejimofor, Kanu said it was with great joy he received in prison the news of Trump’s electoral victory.

    The release reads in part: “Mr. President-elect, the American people have given you their mandate and trust, not only to make America great again, but also to bring […]

  • Chevron assures Nigerians on promotion of quality education

    Chevron assures Nigerians on promotion of quality education

    According to reports, the Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Clay Neff, yesterday, at the 2016 Awokoya Memorial Chemistry Competition, organized by Chemical Society of Nigeria, Delta State chapter, said Chevron will continue to support and promote quality education in Nigeria.

    Neff, who was ably represented by Mr. Esimaje Brikinn, at the event, held at PTI Conference Centre, Effurun, noted that the reasons Chevron initiated and agreed to support and sponsor the Chemistry competition were being realized.

    “We are also aware […]

  • Nigeria will soon become major power in rice exportation – Ogbeh assures Nigerians

    Nigeria will soon become major power in rice exportation – Ogbeh assures Nigerians

    According to reports, the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured Nigerians that with measures adopted by the Federal Government, the country would soon transmute into a rice exporting country within one year.

    Ogbeh gave the assurance in Hadejia and Auyo local government areas in Jigawa State when he visited to ascertain the level of rice production in the zone, assuring that rice production in the country was part of efforts designed to discourage the importation of the commodity.

    He stated […]

  • Security challenges in Niger Delta over soon – Kachikwu assures Nigerians

    Security challenges in Niger Delta over soon – Kachikwu assures Nigerians

    According to reports, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has assured Nigerians that the security challenges in the Niger Delta will soon be resolved.

    Kachikwu gave the assurance in Abuja on Friday in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Mr Idang Alibi.

    The minister, according to the statement, observed that three attacks had taken place in the last two weeks, including Wednesday’s Forcados bombing, in spite of efforts being made to promote […]

  • Governor Obiano assures on prompt payment of salaries, pension

    Governor Obiano assures on prompt payment of salaries, pension

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has assured that his administration will continue to be prompt in payment of salaries of civil servants, teachers and entitlement of pensioners in the state.

    Speaking in Port Harcourt,, capital of Rivers State at an event to mark the 25 anniversary of Anambra State, the governor said he was in Port Harcourt to acquaint Anambrarians in the state of the success of his administration, adding that he would also get their suggestions on how to […]

  • NIMASA assures stakeholders of safety standards in maritime industry

    NIMASA assures stakeholders of safety standards in maritime industry

    It was gathered that the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has assured stakeholders of the agency’s resolve to ensure safety standards in the maritime industry.

    Peterside, who was represented by the Head of Shipping Development Department, Mr. Akin Akinyosoye, gave the assurance at the 10th Oil Trading and Logistics Expo held in Lagos.

    The director-general, who spoke on “Competitiveness and Standards in Ship and Shore Logistics for Petroleum Products”, said that the logistics of ship and shore […]

  • Nigeria to end rice import in 12 months, Ogbeh assures

    Nigeria to end rice import in 12 months, Ogbeh assures

    It was gathered that the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured that the current foreign exchange pressure on the country would come to an end before the end of 2017 when the Federal Government investments in agriculture and other productive ventures begin to yield fruits.

    Ogbeh, who spoke at assessment tour of Coscharis Rice Farm in Anaku, in the Ayemelum Local Government of Anambra state, said Nigeria spends over $3billion on food import annually, stressing that […]

  • More Chibok girls to regain freedom soon – Buhari assures

    More Chibok girls to regain freedom soon – Buhari assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism on the release of more of the kidnapped Chibok girls, after 21 of them were freed by Boko Haram, following more than two years of captivity.

    Speaking at a joint press conference with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday in Berlin, President Buhari said negotiations will continue until all the girls secure their freedom.

    “On the Chibok girls, we have been able to secure the release of 21 of them, so over 100 more are […]