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We welcome more defectors from APC, others –Dickson

We welcome more defectors from APC, others –Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, says the Peoples Democratic Party welcomes more defectors from the All Progressives Congress and other political parties in the country. Dickson, who is the Chairman, PDP Reconciliation Committee and Chairman, South-South PDP Governors’ Forum, spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah-Agbo. The governor’s aide said

Google launches station in Nigeria

Web search engine, Google, has unveiled Google Station aimed at providing free high-quality, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots to millions of Nigerians. The launching made Nigeria the fifth country to get Google Station, after India, Indonesia, Thailand and Mexico. The Google Country Director, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, who made the disclosure in Lagos on Friday, said the station

FG diverted N28bn Ecological Fund in 2016

The federal government diverted N28 billion from the Ecological Fund in 2016, TheCable can report. According to the recently released auditor-general’s report for 2016, the federal government termed the fund movements as “borrowings” and there were no clear arrangements for repayments. “The Ecological Fund was set up for the amelioration of general ecological problems in

Enemies plotting to discredit me — Jonathan

A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, said on Sunday that some individuals are making frantic efforts to malign his personality, insisting that his democratic ideals remain strong as ever. “It has been brought to my attention that while I am away promoting democracy in Sierra Leone, a campaign will be unleashed against me to falsely impugn

Dapchi Girls abduction: Coalition criticises Yobe Govt

Nigeria’s leading anti-terrorism campaigner, the Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, CATE, has condemned the recent comment by the Yobe State Government which blamed the recent abduction of School girls in Dapchi, Yobe State on the withdrawal of troops from the area. National President of the group, Comrade Gabriel Onoja in a press statement said it

Keep faith with Nigeria, Buhari despite crises, Dickson says in open letter

A self-styled concerned citizen, Patriot Dickson Onah has made a passionate appeal to Nigerians not to allow vein glory seekers take advantage of the skirmishes the nation has experienced to cause disaffection between the government and the led. Onah who is a member, Faith in Nigeria, in a letter to his fellow countrymen titled, “A

Foreign trained nurses seek better condition of service

Open Letter To The Federal Ministry Of Health And Education Nigeria — Unfair Conditions Of Foreign Trained Nurses We, nurses trained outside Nigeria; write to the Ministries of Health and Education because we believe that they work to ensure citizens get the best of anything remotely related to education and healthcare. Education is the foundation

FG tackles multiple charges, infrastructure, other issues at airports

In response to various complaints by stakeholders on issues bedeviling the aviation sector in Nigeria, the Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika has inaugurated the Task-force on Regulatory Matters in Aviation Sector. The committee which was set up on the directive of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was given the assignment to look into

Nigeria’s economic, industrial future depends on Stainless Steel – SSDAN

The world is moving away from carbon steel to stainless steel and Nigeria can’t be an exception. This was the position of the Stainless Steel Development Association of Nigeria (SSDAN) during the recently concluded first meeting of the National Council on Mines and Minerals Resources Development (NCMMRD). Speaking at the event which held in Abuja,

Nigeria will not be a weak link in global aviation security – Sirika

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to taking aviation security to the next level and not be a global weak link. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika voiced out the country’s commitment to the global aviation security while addressing participants at the ongoing Regional ministerial conference on aviation security entitled ‘Global

Breaking: I will deal with agitators for Nigeria’s breakup, social media critics- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those he described as causing disaffection among Nigerians and calling for independence of various regions of the country to desist from doing so or face severe consequences for their actions. He threatened fierce social media critics saying they have crossed the red line. In a nationwide broadcast Monday after returning

Ambode tasks editors on objective reportage of issues

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday urged the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) to continue to ensure fair and objective reportage of national issues that would promote socio-economic development and national cohesion. The Governor who spoke at the commissioning of Editors House, located at 24 Mojidi Street, Ikeja, said the NGE just like

Breaking: ECOWAS Court orders immediate release of Dasuki, grants N15million damages

The Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) Court has ordered immediate release of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki from detention where he has been kept without trial since December 2015. The regional court held that the detention of Dasuki violated both national and international laws on the right of persons and