Bayelsa State Governor, Dr. Seriake Dickson, has advised the Federal Government and the militants in the Niger Delta region to collaborates by working together to solve the issues affecting the region. Governor Dickson, who said peace, dialogue and conscious building, would allow development in the region, urging the FG and the militants to come to
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APC governorship candidate in the September 10, 2016 governorship polls in Edo, Mr. Godwin Obaseki was yesterday accused by the PDP of literally, â€œstealing from a dead manâ€. The accusation by the party was over Obasekiâ€™s reported possession of the 36-million majority shares belonging to a businessman in a Nigerian company, who did not give
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Sole local government area in Nigeria without a secondary school has just secured one, thanks to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Gudu LGA in Sokoto State has suffered the misfortune of having some of the worst statistics in education in the world. Apart from having the ignominy of not having a senior secondary
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Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has approved the payment of January 2016 salaries to all workers of the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma. The governor said the payment included members of the Academic staff Union of Universities and graduate assistants, a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan Obuebite, said on Friday.
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Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, has finalised plans to supply its customers in the five Southeastern states with prepaid metres to put an end to estimated billing. Communications Manager, Mr. Emeka Ezeh who disclosed this in a chat with Nigerian Pilot in his office said that they have enough metres for their customers and pointed
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Kogi State government has advised its workers in their own interest to shun the strike action called by the organised labour since the issues involved are receiving desired attention by the Alhaji Yahaya Bello led administration. In a brief press conference at Lokoja on Sunday, the Commissioner of Information, Mohammed Awwal said the state government
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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the Managing Director of Skyhigh Ventures Ltd., Mrs. Joy Folake Yobah before Justice Sylvanus Orji of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, sitting in Apo, Abuja on a five-count charge, including alleged issuance of dud cheque worth N50million. Yobah had reportedly between 2014 and
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Present crisis rocking the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was caused by personal and selfish interest by few individuals. A chieftain of the party, who spoke to Nigerian Pilot on the recent attack on Prophet Jones Erue-led state executive by the APC Elders Forum led by Senator Francis Okpozo, will not
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Tables COJA account Former FIFA Executive Committee member, Amos Adamu has declared that he wonâ€™t accept to serve in active capacity as an administrator with the world Football governing body, FIFA and Confederation of African Football. Adamu who exclusively disclosed this to Nigerian Pilot Sports in Abuja while dispelling rumours making rounds that he was
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Port Harcourt City Local Government, Rivers State, has called for restraint and peace, in the ensuing legal tussle between two factions at the Rumuoji, Mile 1, Market. Making the call, at the weekend, the Mayor of Port Harcourt City Council, Hon Samuel Soni Ejekwu, disclosed that, the leadership tussle was between the factions led by
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ASSET Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has taken over the assets of Afrijet Airlines Ltd. owned by Chief Vitalis Ibe, over an unpaid debt of almost N10 billion. This is contained in a statement issued by Head, Corporate Communications, AMCON, Mr. Jude Nwauzor at the weekend in Lagos. The statement said the takeover was based
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On the whole, nothing has significantly changed about Rotimi Amaechi. He was still himself; unable to contract his expansive ego onto a back seat and listen to others speak sensibly in Uyo. He used the occasion of the Town Hall Meeting to open his dry advocacy on the Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State, and
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As Senate fears they may get stringent bail conditions There was palpable fear among Senators weekend that the president, Bukola Saraki and deputy, Ike Ekweremadu may go to jail should the court place stringent conditions on them following their scheduled arraignment for alleged forgery of senate standing rules in 2015. Former clerk of the National
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National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has accused the factional leader of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, of creating Boko Haram that has killed thousands of people in the North-East. Sheriff on Thursday had claimed that Makarfi deployed hired Fulani herdsmen to chase out his team from
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Former Deputy National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, has admonished the embattled leader of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to desist from â€˜political lunacy and rascalityâ€™, stressing that his tenure is over. Reacting to the impasse allegedly created by Sheriff within the party by cancelling the already conducted gubernatorial election in
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National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the weekend, took Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to the cleaners over the purported suspension of the Edo State Executive Committee of the party. A statement issued by its spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said the latest move by Sheriff â€œis clearly part of his desperation and
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Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has stated that the outgoing Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, is acting as if he is the candidate running for election. In a statement formally congratulating Mr. Godwin Obaseki on his emergence as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ize-Iyamu wondered
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CHINA finance experts have warned that Britainâ€™s decision to leave the European Union will â€œcast a shadow over the global economyâ€. Finance minister Lou Jiwei said the â€œrepercussions and falloutâ€ will emerge over the next five to 10 years. Huang Yiping, a member of Chinaâ€™s central bank monetary policy committee, said the Brexit could mark
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ABUJA Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has said that Britainâ€™s decision to leave the European Union, EU, will have negative consequences on the nationâ€™s economy. President of ACCI, Mr. Tony Ejikeoyen stated this over the weekend in Abuja. He said before now, the foremost assessment among foreign policy analysts around the world is that
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