Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor boss laments Country’s ‘worrisome’ unemployment rate
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Lamido Sanusi Lamido, Monday expressed concerns over what he called current worrisome rate of unemployment in Nigeria. He said this in Calabar Monday at the official launching of the CBN South South Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC)... Read more
Nigeria to Develop High Quality Cassava Flour in Abraka Nucleus Farm
The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has received the Certificate of Occupancy ((C-of-O) of 6,000 hectares of farm land from the government of Delta State. The land, located in Abraka, was donated to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) for the... Read more
Anenih drums up support for Jonathan’s second term
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Chairman of the Peoples Democratic  Party Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, has called for support for  President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid as president in 2015. He sated this in Calabar at a crucial meeting of Expanded  Zonal Executive Committee of PDP South-South Zone... Read more
Atako Charges Staff to Make NDDC Vision the Driving Force
The Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Christy Atako, has called on management and staff to make the vision of the NDDC their driving force by showing more dedication, discipline and professionalism in the discharge of their duties. Addressing management... Read more
Imoke preaches love, family cohesion, sustenance of institution of marriage
 By Diana-Okon Effiong Nigerians have been told to continue to love one another, encourage family cohesion and sustenance of the marriage institution for the development of positive social values among young people. Gov Liyel Imoke of Cross River gave the advice Sunday in Calabar at the solemnisation of the... Read more
By Diana-Okon Effiong Calabar, June 28, 2013 An Information and Telecommunication Centre , built and equipped by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), has been donated to Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH). The Centre was handed over to CRUTECH authority by Mr Chike Onyejekwe, SNEPCo’s Managing... Read more
Russia to prevent Syria no-fly zone, U.S confirms issue not on NATO agenda
The United States is not asking NATO to back a Syria no-fly zone and the issue is not currently on the alliance’s agenda, the outgoing U.S. ambassador to NATO said on Monday, hours after Russia declared that it would not permit such action to be imposed over Syria. “We... Read more
The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) on Thursday asked the members of the crisis-torn Nigeria Governors Forum to resolve their crisis and focus on the delivery of the dividends of democracy. This is just as the Bayelsa State Governor; Hon. Seriake Dickson tasked the legal body on true fiscal federalism,... Read more
Gov. Dickson, NAOC decry increasing rate of oil theft, to set up maritime security outfit
Pagano have decried the alarming increase in oil theft in the Niger Delta region. Receiving a delegation of the NAOC management in his office in Yenagoa, Hon. Dickson said the situation was becoming worrisome, noting its effects on the economy of not only Bayelsa State, but the Nation as... Read more
In line with the restoration policy of the Bayelsa State Government, Bayelsans who have made significant contribution to the development and advancement of the culture of the Ijaw Nation have received cash awards totaling N6.5 million. Also Governor Seriake Dickson announced that a centre for the study and preservation... Read more