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Oando female engineers champion mentorship in celebration of International Day of Women in Science

Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Federal government inaugurates panel to probe looting of amnesty programme’s training centre

The federal government has inaugurated a six-member special investigative panel to unravel the circumstances and masterminds of the recent looting of virtually all movable assets in the state-of-the-art Presidential Amnesty Programme’s Training Centre in Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government of Bayelsa State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi advises Ebonyi residents not to abandon farms for politics

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised the people not to abandon their farm work and other agricultural ventures because of the general elections.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Sokoto APC receives more defectors from PDP, SDP

With barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto state has received no fewer than 100,000 defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari restates commitment to creating prosperity in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) led-administration is sincerely laying solid foundation for prosperity of all Nigerians and the future generations.

Alex Akpa: NABDA committed to diversifying Nigeria’s economy

Prof. Alex Akpa, acting director-general/chief executive officer, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), has said that the agency through the Bio Resources Development Centres (BIODEC) was poised to complement Federal Government’s efforts towards effective diversification of the economy into agriculture for food security.

CBN pledges to increase funding of anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pledged to increase the funding of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) due to the success of the programme in the North-east.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Group holds 1 month prayer session for President Buhari, Governor Ganduje

A Kano based Islamic group, Sharifai Unity Forum, has held a one-month special prayer session for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s victory in the forthcoming general elections.

Group seeks release of 3000 Fulani herdsmen in detention

The Coalition of Fulani Associations from across the country on Sunday called for a better deal for Fulani herdsmen, saying they remained the most marginalized people in Nigeria.

Amnesty Office threatens to deal with contractors over alleged racketeering

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors who have been awarded jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement or risk losing them.

NYCN leader tasks politicians on youth welfare

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu-West chapter, Lagos State, on Monday urged political leaders and office holders not to neglect the youth, only to remember them when elections were approaching.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government seeks more empowerment opportunities for women

Edo State government has partnered with non-governmental organisations to explore ways of empowering women so that they can contribute more to the development of their immediate and extended communities.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

Election: Jide Sanwo-Olu, Jimi Agbaje disagree on infrastructure, health

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

PDP defectors rally support for APC in Abia

Former Chairman of Ohafia local government in Abia state, High Chief John Ogboso, has described Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Abia State government as a failure as dividends of democracy had not been felt in Abia state in the past 8 years.
DENNIS IDAHOSA

Edo APC candidate pledges 50 per cent of salary for constituents empowerment

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ovia Federal Constituency, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has pledged 50 per cent of his salary to the empowerment of his constituents if elected.

Federal government introduces empowerment scheme to help IDPs

In a calculated effort to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), especially those in the Northeast, the Federal Government has unveiled Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT), a scheme that aims to help them to gradually vacate the IDPs camps and resettle in safe communities.
Ayodele Joseph Oritsegbubemi Oritsejafor

Ayo Oritsejafor empowers 1,074 with buses, machines, tricycles

A former National President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayodele Joseph Oritsejafor, in collaboration with Word of Life Bible Church-owned Eagle Flight Micro Finance Bank, has empowered 1,074 people with various forms of lifeline.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike presents N480 billion 2019 appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.

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Seven killed, two abducted as Boko Haram raids Niger village

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.

Issa Aremu urges Nigerians to emulate Tunde Idiagbon’s virtues, legacies

Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.