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Mohammed Alkali Sarki is the Senior Special Assistant to Yobe State Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. In this interview with Mohammed Abubakar, he speaks on the state All Progressives Congress Party (APC’s) victory in the last elections and expectations of Yobe people from the new government...

By Christian Emeka  Awka  President of the Students Union Government (SUG) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Mr Noble Eyisi, has accused...

Farmers impacted by the April 15 oil leak from Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Kolo Creek Oil Fields in Otuasega, Bayelsa State, have appealed...

By John Dugbe  Ughelli A group, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI), has called on the Federal Government to approve the demand for the inclusion of Urhobo ex-militants in the Oil Pipeline Surveillance contracts just like other tribes in the Niger Delta region. A statement signed by IPDI Chairman, Comrade Austin Ozobo, said the demand for pipeline surveillance...

Benefitting farmer groups under the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Programme (CBNRMP) have accessed N54.3 million worth of credit facilities since the inception of the programme. National Programme Coordinator, Mrs Irene-Jumbo Ibeakuzie, disclosed this while presenting the overall programme implementation progress report at the 17th Supervision Mission in...

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), Mr Ipoola Omisore, has commended Governor Babatunde Fashola for initiating over 46 bills to the House during the 7th Assembly. Omisore, the Chairman, House Committee on House Services and Special Duties, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), commended Fashola for his excellent performance. The lawmaker...

By Christian Emeka Awka  The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has decried the arrest of its members by the police over Biafran vehicle plate number. Addressing newsmen in Onitsha, Anambra State, MASSOB Regional Administrator for Awka South, Chief Arinze Igbani, expressed surprise that MASSOB members should be arrested over plate...

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state on Sunday lifted the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Ado-Ekiti on May 22, following a civil disturbance. The governor stated this in his broadcast to the people of the state in Ado-Ekiti. He described the crisis between the Hausa community and commercial drivers in Ado-Ekiti that led to the imposition of the curfew as unfortunate. He urged...

Zamfara State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Danjari Kwatarkwashi, has warned that any private school owner operating without proper registration would be sanctioned. Kwatarkwashi gave the warning in Gusau, the state capital, during a meeting with proprietors of private schools in the state. He said in spite of efforts by the Ministry of Education to register them,...

By Christian Emeka Awka  Onitsha Chief Magistrate Court I in Anambra State is expected to continue hearing on May 28 in a N500,000 suit filed against a legal practitioner based in Onitsha, Charles Chike Ononye, by an Onitsha based businessman, Chief Ntomchukwu Atuchukwu. The adjournment of the case followed the absence of the defendant, Ononye, in court during the last...