• Wike eulogies Elechi Amadi, renames polytechnic after him

    Wike eulogies Elechi Amadi, renames polytechnic after him

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state yesterday, renamed Port Harcourt polytechnic after the late prolific writer Dr Elechi Amadi who died on June 29,2016.

    Dr Elechi Amadi, was yesterday buried  in   his compound in  Aluu community,  in  Ikwerre Local Government Area of  Rivers  State. Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike,  described  him  as a  great, selfless man, and someone  who  de-emphaised  materialism  and  contributed  to  human development.

    The burial ceremony  attracted    people  from  all walks  of   life,  both  within and outside the country. […]

  • FG renames PIB as PRB, submits draft bill to National Assembly soon

    FG renames PIB as PRB, submits draft bill to National Assembly soon

    According to reports, the Federal Government may have renamed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as Petroleum Reform Bill (PRB). The draft bill is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly in the next few weeks.

    Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the Nigeria Gas Association (NGA) 10th international conference and exhibition, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, consistently referred to the PIB as PRB.

    According to Kachikwu, “On the Petroleum Reform Bill, we are in the process of […]