The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated two national campaign councils to complement the efforts of campaign committees set up for the Nov.16 Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections, with Governors Nasir El-Rufai and Abubakar Badaru leading the councils. The National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, who inaugurated the council in Abuja on Friday, said that […]
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The governor met with the president behind closed doors. Watch Also: 2020 Budget Defence: Senator Abaribe warns MDAs on consequences of delay
Tension as APC inaugurates newly-elected state chairmen Ruling political party, the All Progressive Congress, has inaugurated about 33 newly-elected state chairmen. The event took place at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday. However, the swearing-in was not devoid of tension, as aggrieved members of the party from different states insisted that some of […]
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, have confirmed three cases out of suspected Monkeypox samples from Bayelsa State. The ministry and the NCDC in a joint statement noted that there is no Monkeypox in […]
The federal government has started taking steps to stop doctors in public service from engaging in private practice. Isaac Adewole, minister of health, disclosed this to state house correspondents at the end of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Adewole said a technical committee had been set up to look at the Yayale […]
Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Bruce, has averred that he does not take Indian hemp, in spite of the fact that he sees many do so during his routine visits to the shine. “…If you go to the shrine, you will see it [Indian hemp] all over the place. “I’m in the shrine all the […]
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N700 million for the completion of abandoned federal secretariats in Anambra, Bayelsa, Gombe, Nasarawa, Osun and Zamfara states. Minister of Works, Power and Housing Mr. Babatunde Fashola said funds for the completion of the projects, which were abandoned since 2012, were captured in the 2016 budget. He said the projects would provide office accommodation to Federal Government workers deployed to the affected states. “They are at various stages of completion. There have been changes in cost as a result of project designs, amendment, cases where original location and contract are changed and they have to be redesigned in such structure,’’ he said. He said the second memo approved by FEC from the ministry has to do with ongoing projects for the abandoned 10 megawatts Wind Farm power project in Katsina State.
Oil Spillage: Reps to investigate death of 14 people in Bayelsa State The House of Representatives yesterday said it was set to begin investigation into the activities of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company at the Niger Delta region. This was revealed by the Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee set up to check the activities of the JTF […]