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CSO, ActionAid collaborate to tackle poverty in 4 LGs in A’Ibom

Worried by widespread poverty among vulnerable people in Akwa Ibom State, a civil society organisation (CSO), the Africa Human Development Centre (AHDC), in partnership with ActionAid Nigeria, has intervened in 14 communities across four local government areas of the state. Speaking at an impact assessment forum in Uyo, the state capital, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) […]

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Adamawa, UNICEF construct, rehabilitate 165 classrooms

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, yesterday laid the foundation for the construction and rehabilitation of 165 classrooms in 80 schools across Fufore and Guyuk Local Government Areas of the state. The breakdown for Fufore included the construction and rehabilitation of 40 blocks of 80 classrooms and one parameter fence of 256 metres. Speaking at […]

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Osun set to commence 250m litres’ water project

Determined to address bottleneck in water supply services to households in the state, Osun State government has finalized arrangements for the commencement of a-250 million litre capacity water project. At the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the state government and Efficacy Construction Company in Osogbo, Commissioner for Water Resources and Energy, Dr. Amidu […]

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Bankole blames faulty structure for Nigeria’s woes

Former Acting National Chairman of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Chief Suarau Alani Bankole yesterday told Nigerians not to blame President Mohammadu Buhari for Nigeria’s woes, but a ‘faulty political structure’ on which the country operated upon. Bankole spoke at his residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital during the celebration of his […]

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FG launches database for assets tracing, recovery, mgt

The Federal Government has launched the Central Database under the Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations (ARTM), 2019 and the Central Criminal Justice Information System (CCJIS) under the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) 2017–2011 to assist in the fight against corruption. Unveiling the policy in Abuja, yesterday, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of […]

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Nurses, Midwives issue ultimatum over fuel, electricity prices

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has begun mobilisation of its members to down tools nationwide should the Federal Government fail to reverse hike prices of petrol and the electricity within the next 14 days. In a communique issued by the Central Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), a directive […]

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Transcorp Hotels unveils business strategy amidst losses to COVID-19

Transcorp Hotels has said it incurred losses amidst COVID-19 pandemic which caused the global hospitality industry to lose over $46bn in room revenue. This, it said would not deter it from taken measures that would reduce costs with a view to maintaining business continuity notwithstanding unprecedented losses it recorded during the ravaging COVID-19. In a […]

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Judge expresses worry over dearth of Remand Homes in Enugu

Worried by congestion of holding facilities, a judge of the Enugu State High Court, Justice Chinyere Ani yesterday called on the state government to establish functional Remand Homes for rehabilitation and training of underage convicts, lamenting absence of such facility in the state. Speaking at a one-day training of Police Investigators in Enugu State Police […]