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Edo govt takes campaign against illegal logging, bush burning to Benin residents

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Edo State Government has urged residents to desistfrom illegal tree felling and indiscriminate bush burning so asto preserve the state’s ecosystem.The government team, led by the Acting Team lead, EdoState Oil Palm Programme Implementation Office, ChurchillOboh took to major streets in the Benin metropolis and somecommunities hosting the state’s forest reserves to sensitizethe residents […]

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31 firms benefit from Edo govt, BOI’s N2bn MSME Fund

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Edo State Government in partnership with the Bank ofIndustry (BoI) has handed offer letters to 31 businesses whohave been screened and selected to benefit from the twobillion naira Edo State Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises(MSME) Fund.The Edo State MSME Fund is an initiative of GovernorGodwin Obaseki, to provide financial support services toqualified Micro, Small, […]

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Obaseki assures on even spread of devtal projects, as FG inaugurates four Songhai farms

Written by on 26 November 2021

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said hisgovernment is committed to ensuring the even spread ofdevelopmental projects across the state.Governor Obaseki, who was represented by his Deputy,Comrade Philip Shaibu gave the assurance during a courtesyvisit by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu.He said his administration would welcome ideas that wouldimprove the economy of the […]

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ECOWAS Launches Security, Governance Policy Framework

Written by on 26 November 2021

The ECOWAS Regional Security Division has hosted anofficial launch ceremony in Abuja, with the objective ofinforming all stakeholders in the ECOWAS region of theSecurity Sector Reform and Governance Policy Framework.The launch was organized with the support of the GIZ-ECOWAS Peace and Security Architecture and Operations, aregional project funded by the European Union and theGerman Federal […]

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NLC Rejects Planned Petrol Price Hike, Faults FG’s N5,000 Palliative

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected a plannedpetrol price hike in the country and the Federal Government’sproposal to pay the sum of 5,000 nairas monthly to Nigeriansas palliative.NLC President, Ayuba Wabba in a statement, described theplan of the Federal Government as a penny wise-poundfoolish gamble.According to him, the Group Managing Director, NigerianNational Petroleum Corporation […]

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NCC tasks licensees on efficient operation

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has said itwas making moves to ensure that licensees operate atoptimal strength.The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Professor UmaruDanbatta made this known during a two-day ‘Talk to theRegulator’ Consultative Forum’ organized by the commissionin Lagos.Danbatta, who was represented by the ExecutiveCommissioner, Stakeholders Management of NCC, AdelekeAdewolu said that the industry […]

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Subsidy: FG may deduct N2.4tn palliative from Federation Account, plans talks

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Federal Government may deduct at least 2.4 trillion Nairafrom the Federation, Account to fund the 5,000 Naira cashpalliative that will be handed over to 40 million poor Nigeriansafter the fuel subsidy has been removed next year.It was learned that the list of poor Nigerians on the FederalGovernment’s National Social Register had surpassed 42million and […]

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Bill to regulate broadcast practice scales second reading at House Of Representatives

Written by on 26 November 2021

A bill to regulate the broadcast profession in Nigeria hasthe scaled second reading in the House of Representatives.The bill, sponsored by Representative Olaifa Aremu, seeks toestablish a broadcasting practitioners’ council charged withthe responsibility of formal admission, certification, andregistration of persons seeking to become broadcasters.The council shall also be responsible for regulating andcontrolling the conduct of […]

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FG Begins Review Of NOSDRA To Mete Stiffer Penalties For Oil Spillage

Written by on 26 November 2021

The Federal Government has declared that it will begin theprocess of reviewing the National Oil Spillage Detection andResponse Agency in order to mete out stiffer penalties to oilcompanies involved in oil spillage in the country.The Minister of Environment, Sharon Ikeazor made thedeclaration on Thursday at the weekly ministerial briefing atthe State House, Abuja.She noted that […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari orders security agencies to intensify efforts against insecurity

Written by on 26 November 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed charges to allsecurity agencies to double down on their response to allthose challenging Nigeria’s sovereignty and creatinginsecurity through criminality in whatever way.The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this after aSecurity Council meeting presided by President Buhari onThursday at the Aso Villa in Abuja.He told State House correspondents that they […]

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