APPOINTMENTS · POLITICS

NDDC MONITORING COMMITTEE: Senator God’s will Akpabio is Chairman_Femi Ehiabhi

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of a Monitoring Committee for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), said the composition was in line with the provisions of Part V1, Section 21 of the Act establishing the commission. The… Continue reading NDDC MONITORING COMMITTEE: Senator God’s will Akpabio is Chairman_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS

APC SUSPENDS KAYCEE_Femi Ehiabhi

Kaycee Osamwonyi, an aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has been suspended from the ruling All Progressives Congress for allegedly engaging in acts of thuggery, hooliganism and causing factions within the party. Kaycee was suspended by APC leaders in Ward six Uhunmwode local government area. The motion for the suspension of Kaycee was moved by Hon. Harrison Orobor… Continue reading APC SUSPENDS KAYCEE_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

Stakeholders Advocate Better Welfare For Older Persons_Ada Nkong

The need to include older persons in social protection programs has been emphasized.The Chairman FCT NUJ,Emmanuel Ogbeche made the call during the opening ceremony of the 2020 international training program in Gerontology and Geriatrics jointly organized by the International Institute on Ageing United Nations- Malta and The Dave Omokaro Foundation ( DOF) in collaboration with… Continue reading Stakeholders Advocate Better Welfare For Older Persons_Ada Nkong

Governance · POLITICS · RELIGION · WORLD NEWS

Egypt declares three days of mourning for Mubarak_Jeff Omokhodion

Egypt’s presidency declared three days of national mourning, beginning on Wednesday, after the death of Mubarak. “ Egypt is declaring a state of general mourning throughout the nation for a period of three days for the death of former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak.” CNN

HUMAN INTEREST · RELIGION · WORLD NEWS

This region in Italy will suspend Ash Wednesday mass_Jeff Omokhodion

The diocese of the Northern Italy region of Emilia-Romagna has ordered the suspension of people attending Ash Wednesday mass, according to the diocese’s website. The region currently has 23 confirmed cases of coronavirus. The number of cases across Italy is currently 283, Angello Borreli, head of Italy's Civil Protection Agency said in a briefing on… Continue reading This region in Italy will suspend Ash Wednesday mass_Jeff Omokhodion

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Man Utd’s Chris Smalling hopes for England recall during Roma loan_Erik Ogar

Chris Smalling says he will "never give up" on an England recall amid an impressive spell with Roma on loan from Manchester United. Smalling has established himself as a first-team regular at Roma after joining the Italian club in August last year, having been deemed surplus to requirements by United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The… Continue reading Man Utd’s Chris Smalling hopes for England recall during Roma loan_Erik Ogar

POWER

NERC has cancelled the Estimated Billing Methodology Regulation_Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has placed limits on estimated bills that can be issued by electricity distribution companies to unmetered customers. It said it had cancelled the Estimated Billing Methodology Regulation as a basis for computing the consumption of unmetered customers by the Discos. NERC disclosed this in its order on the capping of… Continue reading NERC has cancelled the Estimated Billing Methodology Regulation_Femi Ehiabhi

Crime · Governance · Judiciary · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

EFCC floors Metuh in High Court with 7 years imprisonment_Femi Ehiabhi

The Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced the convicted former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, to seven years imprisonment. Metuh and his firm were convicted on all the seven-count money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against them. The court in a judgement… Continue reading EFCC floors Metuh in High Court with 7 years imprisonment_Femi Ehiabhi