Delta State government and the Republic of Ireland have agreed to pursue bilateral relations on economic cooperation on a number of areas with Irish business delegation expected in Nigeria later in the year.
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and Ireland’s Minister of Trade and Development, Joe Costello agreed that a joint working partnership will be organized to explore opportunities of trade and investments in Delta state and opportunities in Ireland for business interests in Delta state.
The much awaited gospel international crusade, ODM World Anointing Night will hold at the TafawaBalewa Square Lagos, on Friday January 31, 2014, from 6pm till dawn. Hosted by the renowned Healing Apostle and General Overseer of the Manna Mountain (Inter-denominational) ,Ogudu Orioke, Lagos, Bishop Chris Kwapkwovwe, the annual crusade is the first to be held this year at the famous TBS.
ONYINYECHI UDEMEZUE, Abuja
THE new Ambassador/Head of Delegation of European Union (EU) to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ambassador Michel Arrion has said that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC’s) mandate to create a Unified Identification System in Nigeria will help bring real and recognizable benefits to Nigeria and other countries across the globe.
Deputy Editor, Abuja
ALL Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Organisation yesterday said that the article credited to Prof ChukwumaSoludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), where he passed a vote of no confidence on the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, was a divinely propelled statement.
FEMI-OLUSOLA IKUGBAYIGBE & ONYEKWERE MARVELLOUS
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has declared that he has no personal disagreement with President Goodluck Jonathan, noting that the interest of the nation supersedes individual and personal interests.
Fashola stated this at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship campaign rally at Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area, Lagos.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had in its possession, tapes of terrorist attacks on innocent Nigerians, which it intends to air to achieve its selfish purpose.
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisah Metu, PDP said upon the release of the tapes, the APC must explain to Nigerians how it got hold of them.
A Lagos based non-governmental organization (NGO) , Women’s Pro-Climate Federation, has expressed confidence in the ability of the former head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari’s ability to move the nation to the next level.
The organization stated this recently in a speech presented by its president, Ekaette Sanusi at a press briefing in Lagos.
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
AHEAD of the forthcoming February 14th general elections, the Nigerian Army, yesterday said it remains committed to providing the enabling environment for a peaceful and credible elections to be held
The Army said, as an institution, it has no political affiliation with any of the registered political parties just as it urged politicians to play be the game by the rules setting it up
Mr. Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, has pledged to assist victims of the Supply and Transport Army Barracks fire incident at Eleyele, Ibadan.
THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it had so far registered 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) following last Sunday’s insurgents’ attack on Monguno, in the state.