ADAMAWA government has expressed satisfaction with successes recorded so far in dislodging insurgents, who occupied some areas in northern part of the state.
Alhaji Chubado Tijjani, the Chief of Staff to Gov Bala Ngilari, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Mubi.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned that convoys found guilty of disregard for traffic laws and reckless driving will henceforth be exposed and be prosecuted.
The FRSC Assistant Corps Commander, Isah Seidu, gave the warning while speaking with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ijebu-Ode yesterday during the flag-off of the ‘Ember’ months road safety campaign.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun State, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, has warned youths to desist from extorting money from the people in the name of staging carnivals during the Yuletide.
Adejobi gave the warning in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday.
the National Biotechnology Development Agency has donated relief Materials to displaced persons from Madagali, Mubi and other places in Borno and Adamawa states, who are camping in Jalingo.
The Director General of the agency, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, presented the items to the victims on Sunday in Jalingo.
She said the agency was deeply concerned about the plight of the victims and prayed to God to intervene in their situation.
The Head of Netherlands Representation in Lagos, Mr. Michel Deelen, on Sunday disclosed that his government’s plan to provide Nigerian farmers with technical assistance that would increase their crops production.
Deelen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that it was imperative for Netherlands to support Nigeria because of the existing relationship between both countries in different areas.
MUSA BABA AHMED, Abuja
An international survey of parliaments sampling 12 top democracies around the globe has revealed Nigeria has having the lowest retention rate of federal parliamentarians in the world.
According to the report, Nigeria also has the highest turnover (exit) rate of federal legislators in six African democracies surveyed where lawmakers hardly acquire adequate institutional memory due to their inability to get re-elected.
Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. ChibuikeRotimiAmaechi has described the life and vision of the International Director of the Greater Evangelism World Crusade, Late Apostle Geoffrey DabibiNumbere as a divine mission to raise evangelical Christians for Christ across the globe.
Amaechi stated this at the weekend during the church service and interment of Apostle G. D. Numbere at the Greater Evangelism World Crusade headquarters, Rukpokwu, along Airport road in Port Harcourt.
ONYINYECHI UDEMEZUE, Abuja
FEDERAL Government has decried the inability of most universities and technical institutions to access research grants of over N7.8billion domicile in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau who disclosed this in Abuja recently, said it was lamentable that the trend persists within the academic community despite the realisation that research work ought to remain the cardinal objective of any tertiary institution the world over.
VICTOR OGUNJE, Ado Ekiti
The Ekiti State University Alumni Association has said that the incessant change of the name of the university is affecting the integrity of its members.
CHINEDU WOSU, Yenagoa
Few months ahead of 2015 general election in the country The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has accused the security agencies of their inability to prosecute electoral offenders in the country
INEC also said the commission had discovered over 93,000 multiple voter’s registration cards in Anambra state and handed such defaulters to police for prosecution.