Uduaghan in Warsaw, Seeks Global Attention on Climate Change
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has challenged the international community to pay more attention to the impact of climate change on the people living in the rural communities, stating that so far not enough is being done to increase their resilience to cope with climate change. Governor... Read more
APGA Near Victory in Anambra Guber Polls as APC, PDP, LP Candidates Call for Cancellation of Votes
  Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Anambra State Governorship election held on Saturday as inconclusive. The decision to declare the election inconclusive was as a result of the voiding of a large number of votes by the commission during counting. INEC said the total number... Read more
Senator Eze Announces Burial Arrangements of Family Matriarch
The family of ranking member of Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, Senator Ayogu Eze has announced a programme of events culminating in the burial of the family’s matriarch, Mama Obodo Mrs. Paulina Omadaja Eze (Née Agashi) who died on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the age of 82. A release... Read more
Cross River First Lady Wants Public Sensitised on Dangers of Pneumonia
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Wife of Cross River Governor, Mrs Obioma Imoke has called on stakeholders to join hands in sensitising the public on the dangers of pneumonia. Mrs Imoke said this on Tuesday in Calabar, at a sensitisation and advocacy rally organised by a Non Governmental Organisation, Breath... Read more
Controversy Rage Over Alleged ExxonMobil Compensation in Akwa Ibom
  From: Eno Effiong Akpabio (Uyo) Controversy has continued to trail the on-going saga between ExxonMobil and its host communities in the Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria over an oil spill that occurred late last year in November in which the regulatory authorities claimed 300 barrels of crude oil leaked... Read more
In pictures, Nigeria’s Hon. Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akin Adesina was in Kebbi State to assess the result of his ministry’s new focus on agriculture. Accompanied by the state governor, Alhaji Saidu N. Dakingari and others, he inspected a rice farm just outside Argungu. Also in the pictures, the Hon.... Read more
Imoke Asks Legislature to Approve N800m from Fund for New Polytechnic
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Gov. Liyel Imoke of Cross River wants the State House of Assembly to  approve N8000 million at the newly-established State Polytechnic in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area of the State. The money is supposed to be sourced from State Reserve Fund for infrastructure development if... Read more
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Bayelsa/Lincoln University MOU: Governor Summons Stakeholders as State Readies to Select First Beneficiaries
  As direct fallout from the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Bayelsa State Government and the Lincoln University, Pennsylvania in the United States of America, Government is to set in motion, the modalities for the selection of the first set of beneficiaries for a scholarship programme. A Government... Read more
Jubilation in Parts of Northern Nigeria as Population Commission Boss is Sacked
There was jubilation in parts of northern Nigeria today as President Goodluck Jonathan bowed to pressure from a section of northern Nigeria politicians and relieved the Chairman of the country’s National Population Commission, Mr Festus Odimegwu of his position. The president appointed Sam Ahaiwe, the Commissioner representing Abia State... Read more