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Official: Federal government to complete roads in South East zone in record time

The Controller of Works, Federal Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing in Ebonyi State, Bede Obioha, has expressed optimism that the ongoing federal roads, bridges, and other infrastructures in the South East zone would be completed within record time.
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Suleiman Adamu renders account on water projects in court

The Minister of Water Resources Engr. Suleiman Adamu has finally fulfilled his promise to render account on spending on water projects across the country by providing Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) with detailed information on spending of billions of naira on 292 projects between 2010 and 2016.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government releases list of 69 ongoing road, bridge projects in South-east

The Federal Government has released a list of 69 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South-east.

Unknown assailants behead businessman in Ebonyi

A middle aged man identified as Friday Igwe has been found dead in the pool of his blood with his head and private parts cut off in his country home of Amaonye in Ishiagu of Ivo local government area of the state.

States lack powers to close lincensed mining operations – ministry

The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, says state governments lack constitutional powers to close down any mining company operating with valid mineral title.

Ebonyi community mobilises for effective participation in 2019 elections

Ihietutu Community in Ishiagu, Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi, has embarked on sensitisation campaigns to mobilise residents to register in the on-going Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of 2019 general elections.

Leaders responsible for underdevelopment – Senator Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the extent of development of any people is dependent on the vision of their leaders, adding that when leaders have big dreams for their people, what follows is rapid development.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Ishiagu community petitions NERC over power outage

The Ishiagu community in Ivo Local Government area of Ebonyi has decried the continued power outage in the area.

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