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Ekiti House confirms new commissioners

Ekiti Assembly

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday, screened and confirmed the appointment of two new commissioners and reconfirmed 12 others dissolved by the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in July 2017. The two new commissioners are Mr. Tunde Ogunleye and Mr Ayodeji Alabi.  Chief Ogunleye was designated as Commissioner for Water Resources, while Mr Alabi was designated as Commissioner ...

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Kwara Assembly bans nude parties in hotels

Kwara Assembly

The Kwara state House of Assembly has directed all hoteliers in the state to desist from organising nude parties in the state. This followed a Motion on Notice raised by the House Leader, Hon Hassan Oyeleke titled “Banning nude parties in Hotels in Kwara State It would be recalled that the House had last week directed the state Commissioner for ...

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Oyegun Receives Report of Fact-Finding on Bauchi State

Ngige-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) John Odigie-Oyegun on Tuesday received the report of the Party’s six-member fact-finding and reconciliation committee on Bauchi State at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja. The report was submitted by the Committee Chairman, Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige. He was accompanied by other committee members: Gen. Lawrence Onoja; Sen (Prof.) ...

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Pipeline Surveillance Contract: HOSTCOM Accuses Boroh of Including Kidnappers

Brig Gen Paul Boroh

By Okiemute Okpomor WARRI –  Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSTCOM ) Producing Oil & Gas in the Niger Delta region has berated the Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh, Presidential Adviser on Amnesty Programme over his plans  to include alleged kidnappers in the pipeline surveillance contract. The group who staged a peaceful protest round major streets in Warri before proceeding to the ...

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Ex- Minister Asks DSS to Clampdown on Faceless Online News Media

Fake News

Nigeria’s former Minister of Education, Kenneth Gbagi has called on security agencies and the department of state security services to clampdown on faceless online news and social media who spread false information about government and individuals serving the nation. The former minister who was a guest on a current affairs programme of BEN TV London berated the activities of people ...

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Banire shuns APC Disciplinary Panel As Petitioners Testify

APC-Panel-Banire

Embattled National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire on Monday failed to appear before the Disciplinary Committee set up by the party in Ward C of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State to adjudicate on allegations of anti-party activities and misappropriation of campaign materials and logistics levelled against him. The Committee had summoned Banire to ...

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FOI: MRA blasts Presidency over gross failure of leadership

FOI

By Innocent Odoh   ABUJA – The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned the Presidency over alleged gross failure of leadership in the country over the implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. Consequently the MRA has named the Presidency as the latest inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, accusing it of “a gross failure ...

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Our Priorities in the Senate Ahead of 2019 – Saraki

Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the passage of both the Administrative and Fiscal Policy Bills for the Petroleum Industry as key parts of the priorities for the 8th Senate when it resumes after its annual recess. Speaking on the issues that will take up the Senate’s time over the next 22-months, the Senate President also ...

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What 14 States Got To Provide Free Meal A Day In Schools

home grown school meal

The Buhari administration says it is now close to its target of feeding three million primary school children this year under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, one of its four ongoing Social Investment Programmes, SIP. According to Senior Media Aide to the Acting President, Laolu Akande, at the last count, a total of N6,204,912,889 has been paid out to ...

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