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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said officials of government conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be prosecuted if identified.
Anyone planning to disrupt Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States would need to use an atomic bomb if he is to succeed, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
Senator Rochas Okorocha on Thursday said that he has forgiven those who sabotaged and blackmailed his electoral victory on February 23.
A former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has denied an allegation by Ahmed Gulak that the ex-governor offered him a $2m bribe when he visited the state in 2018 to organise the controversial All Progressives Congress governorship primary.
A serving senator is single-handedly handling about 300 contracts for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an official was quoted as saying.
The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has denied the allegations levelled against him by Ahmed Gulak that he (Okorocha) offered him $2m bribe when he came to Imo State in 2018 to organise the All Progressives Congress governorship primary.
The last may not have been heard about the fallout of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Imo State governorship primaries as the chairman of the Primary Election committee, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, offered him $2 million bribe to deliver certificate of return to his anointed aspirant, Uche Nwosu.
The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs Thursday screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo West, told Stakeholders in the Tourism sector that he would have preferred to serve as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education.
Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Gwiwa, the Sokoto state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, says the establishement of Rochas Foundation College has assisted in reducing out-of-school children in the state.
Sen. Rochas Okorocha, (APC-Imo West) has called for a reduction in the number of legislators.
The Senate on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to formulate policy to integrate Almajiris into the educational system to discourage them from street begging.
The police in Imo State on Monday foiled an attempt by some people to cart away the property stocked in one of the warehouses seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Owerri, the state capital.
The Rochas Foundation has extended scholarship to 899 indigent students in Plateau as fulfillment of the foundation’s vision to make education accessible to every African child regardless of tribe and religion.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho appears to have taken a swipe at the academies of his former clubs, which include Chelsea and Manchester United – whilst praising the youth set-up at Spurs.
Coach of Nigeria’s senior national team Gernot Rohr has stated that the Super Eagles is in the right direction and pleased with the way things are beginning to look for the team and members of the team as national team players settle into their club after a productive international window.
“I don’t want to press any panic button yet. I just want to believe that all we want to do now is get back to our winning ways. Once we get our winning ways probably by the next game, I don’t think that we will lose any game for about 5 to 8 games.”
Robert Black was given the 23-week sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court for causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.
Nike is bringing an end to a deal with Amazon which saw the athletics brand sell its clothes and shoes directly to customers on the e-commerce site, reports Bloomberg. Although third-party sellers will be able to continue selling Nike products, Nike will no longer act as a wholesaler to Amazon.
Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa.
The Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone.
Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, part of a mission to boost the morale of those countries’ tiny minority Catholic communities and speak about issues of concern including human trafficking and peacemaking.
President Buhari: N1 trillion spent on National Assembly constituency projects in 10 years without...
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the over N1 trillion spent on the constituency projects of National Assembly members in the last 10 years has q no results.