• Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    According to reports, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice-Admiral Ibok Ette Ibas, has said that the induction of another Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity, after the NNS Centenary in 2014 will boost the capacity of the Navy to keep surveillance over the nation’s waterways and respond to any threat to the country’s maritime territory.

    Admiral Ibas spoke at an event to celebrate the arrival of NNS Unity from the People’s Republic of China held at the Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island […]

  • Buhari should allow Niger Delta control its resources — Ijaw people

    Buhari should allow Niger Delta control its resources — Ijaw people

    The Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the people of Niger Delta, to freely control their resources.

    National president of the group, Austin Ozobo said after feeding the nation for years, the area should be allowed to have total control over their resources.

    He had recently warned the Nigerian military against destroying local refinery.

    He said, “If independence means freedom, then Niger Delta should be free from the age- long captivity, as Nigeria celebrates her independence.

    “Nigeria cannot […]

  • Greed, poor resources management caused Nigeria’s recession – Cleric

    Greed, poor resources management caused Nigeria’s recession – Cleric

    A cleric of the Catholic Church, Rev Father John Okonyeke, has attributed the economic recession in the country to greed and poor management of the country’s resources.

    He said leaders in all spheres of life must brace up to address the situation and put Nigeria on the path of prosperity again.

    Okonyeke, who made this assertion while delivering a homily on Sunday at the Saint Joseph Procathedral, Asaba, during a thanksgiving service organized by the Delta State Government to mark Nigeria’s 56th […]

  • We’ll vote more resources for agriculture – Buhari

    We’ll vote more resources for agriculture – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the economy by devoting more resources to agriculture in the 2017 budget.

    Speaking to reporters in Nairobi, Kenya at the weekend on the margins of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), President Buhari said African countries had a lot to learn from Japan on developing agriculture.

    He said: “This year, in Nigeria, we started an aggressive farming programme that entails organising farmers into cooperatives in […]