Amaechi Celebrates Rufus Ada George At 80

Minister of Transportation and immediate past Governor of Rivers State, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has hailed former Governor of old Rivers State (now Bayelsa and Rivers States),  Chief Rufus Ada-George as an exemplary leader, a uniter and a father to many. Amaechi made the commendation in a birthday message to Chief Ada-George, the Peripelebo 1 of Okrika on the […]

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Digital Economy: NITDA Adopts 130 Farmers, Disburses Funds To Beneficiaries

In its move to digitise agricultural Sector, the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has adopted 130 farmers in the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) programme to provide Nigerian farmers with means to showcase their produce in the digital world market. The project, piloted in Jigawa State, was […]

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Smart Agriculture Is The Way Forward – Dr Pantami

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has emphasized on the need of coming up with innovative ideas that will promote smart agriculture in Nigeria as a means of diversifying the nation’s economy, highlighting that Nigeria is blessed with a large fertile landmass. The Minister maintained that embracing smart agriculture in Nigeria and enhancing […]

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Why Appointing Ubandoma As SSG Was Right Decision, Says Engineer Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has given reasons why Barrister Ubandoma Aliyu, was appointed Secretary to the State Government, stressing that Ubandoma is a repository of knowledge, with a pedigree that will come to bear in the discharge of his responsibilities. Engineer Sule made this known while hosting prominent sons and daughter of the Lafia Emirate, led by the […]

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Kyari Tasks New PPMC Board On Continued Energy Sufficiency

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has charged the newly reconstituted Board of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) to sustained all-season availability of products across the country. Mallam Kyari who made the call Thursday while inaugurating the new Board of the corporation’s downstream subsidiary at the NNPC Towers, Abuja, said PPMC […]

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NDDC N40b Probe: No Kobo Is Missing, Misapplied By The IMC, Says Ojougboh

….Alleges that Chairmen, NASS Committees on Niger Delta have bastardized the Budget ….Says IMC has not awarded any Project since it came on board …..N281 billion released to NDDC from 2016 to May, says Accountant General of the Federation THE Acting Executive Director, Projects, Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has said […]

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NCC Chairs Ministerial Broadband Implementation Steering Committee

….Pantami tasks Committee on commitment ….Says broadband penetration now 40.18% ….We’ll support the implementation – Danbatta The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025. This followed the designation of NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Engr. […]

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INEC Releases Timetable For Ondo Gov’ship Election Primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the calendar of congresses/primaries for the Onoo State 2020 Governorship Election. The calendar was released during INEC’s regular weekly meeting held today 9th July 2020. According to a statement by the electoral body’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, INEC deliberated on a number of issues, including […]

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Magu’s Removal: Former Labour Leader Seeks Buhari’s Intervention

A former Vice President of the country’s apex labour union, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Isa Tijjani has expressed worry over the dizzying speed at which the immediate past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was investigated and subsequently suspended over allegations of corruption. Comrade Tijjani, an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute […]

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