• No going back on relocation of Owerri main market – Okorocha

    No going back on relocation of Owerri main market – Okorocha

    The Imo State government, yesterday read riot act to indigenes of Owerri Municipal council opposed to the proposed relocation of the Owerri main market popularly known as Eke-Ukwu Owere, stressing that there is no going back on the exercise.

    Governor Rochas Okorocha who stated this in a chart with journalists highlighted that the relocation which would soon be effected would entail total demolition of all structures in the market in line with his urban renewal and Imo my pride programme, even […]

  • No going back on plans to tackle Niger Delta challenges – Presidency

    No going back on plans to tackle Niger Delta challenges – Presidency

    The Presidency, weekend, reiterated its commitment to tackle the problems of underdevelopment and neglect confronting the Niger Delta region.

    Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated this at the passing out parade and deployment of 8,000 Peace Keepers, who graduated from the National Unity and Peace Corps training and peace resolution mechanism in Abuja.

    Adesina said: “The faces of the men and women I see today are those of people who have resolved that they […]

  • No going back on our human development policies – Aregbesola

    No going back on our human development policies – Aregbesola

    The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday said there will be no going back on his government’s human development policies as he launched the Osun Job Centre.

    Aregbesola said the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme policy brought great micro-economic impact on the state with N200 million monthly allowance given to the youth under the programme.

    The Governor stated these at the commissioning of the Osun Job Centre at the parking lot of the Ayegbaju International Modern Market in Osogbo.

    Aregbesola added that […]

  • No Going Back On PDP Convention – Makarfi

    No Going Back On PDP Convention – Makarfi

    The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee has declared that there is no plan to postpone the party’s national convention scheduled to hold on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    Chairman of the Publicity Sub-Committee of the Convention Planning Committee, Chief Onyema Ugochukwu, in a statement issued in Abuja, denied the misconception that the convention had once again been postponed, advising members to disregard any such rumour.

    He further invited all stakeholders of the party to turn up en […]

  • No going back on new work regime – Governor Okorocha

    No going back on new work regime – Governor Okorocha

    Governor Rochas Okorocha has accused the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of mischief saying that the new work regime of the state government for all civil servants and its policy of Back to land for agriculture were irrevocable.

    Okorocha who stated this yesterday in apparent response  to announcement by the leaders of the workers union  in the state who thanked him for reversing the policy, said the policy of the state government which requires that civil servants in the […]