Niger State set to partner any organization ready to contribute to its development

Niger State set to partner any organization ready to contribute to its development

Tunde  Bolaji – Minna Niger state Government is ready to partner with any organization willing to promote the virtues of probity accountability and openness in the running of government for the overall development of the state.  Governor Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this while inaugurating the steering committee of Open Government Partnership in Minna. He also reaffirmed
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Niger Completes Orphanage home after 22 years.

Tunde  Bolaji –  Minna  An orphanage home commenced about 22 years ago have been completed by the All Progressive Party ( APC) led administration in Niger state. It was learnt that the military administration of former Colonel David Mark started the construction of the orphanage after realising that the existing one located at “F layout
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Democracy @ 20: Okorocha speaks at Osun NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel Public Lecture on May 22.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo Governor  Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has been nominated by the Osun NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel to deliver a lecture at the Democracy Day Public Lecture slated for Wednesday May 22. The Chairman of the Organizing  committee, Mr Victor Adeoti of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) disclosed this in a statement made
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Kwara Gov-elect holds investment talks in US

Kwara State Governor-elect AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend held talks with Kwarans in the United States, urging them to invest back home and pledging an environment conducive for their investments. “Our promise to you is that we are poised to build a new Kwara that all of us will be proud of. Our focus shall
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Ooni Ogunwusi charge youths and women to tap into vocational and technical skills acquisition

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has charged the youths and women to take advantage of his annual vocational and skills acquisition project for their economic growth. He gave this charge at Oba Okunade Sijuwade Memorial Hall, Ile-Ife on Thursday while hosting the fourth edition of
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Niger Govt. outlaws operation of caretaker committee in LG Administrations

By Tunde Bolaji –  MinnaNiger State Government has outlawed the operation of caretaker committee in local government administration in the state. Towards this end, only elected officials shall henceforth suprentendent  the affairs of the third tier government in the state. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has at the weekly state executive council meeting signed into law
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Osun NUJ Ramadan lecture holds next Saturday.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State Council will hold its1440AH (2019) annual Ramadan lecture on Saturday May 11, 2019 .A statement by the Secretary of the 2019 Ramadan Committee of the union, Mr. Lateef Dada, said the theme of this year Ramadan lecture is “Terrorism and Islamaphobia: Plight of the Ummah.
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 Ilesa Water Works to be completed in 2020

 Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The Senior Consultant handling Ilesha Water Works Project in Osun state, Mrs Tawakalitu Williams, has disclosed that the multibillion naira project would be completed in December 2020. Flagged off by former governor of the state, Mr Rauf Aregbesola on December 18, 2017, the project, was to be completed in 24 months from
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Experts want Kwara Gov-elect to focus on Agric, women, youth development

Experts have recommended to the Kwara Transition Committee that the incoming government should focus more on agricultural value chain, rapid infrastructure development and women and youth empowerment.  The experts made the recommendation in their papers presented at the workshop organized by the Transition Committee 2019 to interface with technocrats and experts on how to move
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Nigerian Guild of Editors re-elects Egbemode President.

The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). Egbemode won the position unopposed at the guild`s 2019 Biennial Convention on Saturday at Ikeja, Lagos. The convention with theme: “Media Convergence as Strategy for Survival,’’ had hundreds of editors in attendance. Other people
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NNPC pays N153.01bn into federation account in January

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC)  says it transferred N153.01 billion into the federation account in January. The corporation disclosed this in its Financial and Operations Report for the month of January released in Abuja on Sunday. “Within the period under focus, NNPC transferred N153.01 billion into the Federation Account. “Cumulatively, from January 2018 to January
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Kwara Council of NUJ sets to mark 2019 World Press Freedom Day

By kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has concluded arrangements to commemorate the 2019 World Press Freedom Day. The theme for this year’s event is “MEDIA FOR DEMOCRACY: JOURNALISM AND ELECTIONS IN TIMES OF DISINFORMATION”. The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had set aside
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Niger State Government hands over Mandalla new market site to investors.

Tunde  Bolaji – Minna The Niger state government has handed over the N5.7billion  ultra modern Madalla new market site a private Investors named Dodo Project Consultant Limited.The handling over ceremony was officially  performed  at Madalla new site. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello represented by the Commissioner,  Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Mallam Mohammed Mundi confirmed the
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Fadahunsi flays incessant security breeches, calls on FG to be proactive.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The Senator-elect for Osun East Senatorial District, Prince Francis Adenigba Fadahunsi has flayed the incessant worsening security situation in Nigeria, describing it as precarious and unacceptable, just as he reinstated his earlier call in the month for a more proactive measure by the federal government to curb the degenerating trend  In a
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