Monthly Archives: September 2018

Osinbajo Calls For Backward Integration In Dairy Industry At Meeting With FrieslandCampina

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is encouraging investors in the dairy industry to facilitate backward integration in the sector including providing incentives for local diary farmers. Prof. Osinbajo expressed this view earlier today when he received on a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa, a delegation from FrieslandCampina led by its Global CEO, Mr Hein Schumacher. The delegation also included ...

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Purchase Of N45m Form For Buhari: APC Accuses Thisday Of Bias

The attention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been drawn to two front-page reports published in Thisday Newspaper on Thursday, September 6, 2018, titled: “Contrary to Electoral Act, Group Buys N45m Nomination Forms for  Buhari”  and “Thisday Editors Urge President to Reject Forms”. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said Thisday Newspaper rightly reported that a ...

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2019: Group Roots For Buhari’s Support In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Good Governance Ambassadors of Nigeria (GOGAN), Anambra State Chapter, yesterday  met with its State Coordinator, High Chief Johnbosco Onunkwo, and members of the group at its secretariat in Awka. The group met with the coordinator over the various issues confronting the nation as it moves towards the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the event, the State Coordinator ...

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Verification Exercise In Secondary Schools Yields N669.3m Annually For Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Post-Primary School Board says that through the verification carried out in secondary schools in the state, the board will now gross in a total savings of N55.7m monthly, amounting to N669.3m per annum. The Executive Chairman of the board, Dr. Blessing Ikuru, made the revelation in Yenagoa on Thursday during the meeting with zonal directors, principals, leadership ...

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Anambra Records 116 Crashes, 47 Deaths Between January And August 2018

Raymond Ozoji, Awka No fewer than 47 persons have died on road crashes between January and August 2018 in Anambra state. The Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State Command, announced this on Thursday, during the 2018 annual stakeholders meeting in Awka. The meeting with the theme, “Improving Road Safety in Anambra State: The Role of Stakeholders”, attracted Service Chiefs, students ...

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Revenue Agency Seals UBA Offices In Anambra, May Seal More Organizations Over Tax Default 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Internal Revenue Service has said that it doesn’t intend to close offices of corporate citizens doing business in the state but the agency won’t hesitate to enforce court orders to recover government revenue from tax defaulting institutions. This is coming on the heels of the closure of all branches of the United Bank for ...

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2019: PDP Hallucinating On Defections, Says APC

With the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claim that six All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors and 27 National Assembly members have ‘concluded discussions’ to join the PDP, the APC says “it is now clear that the PDP has assumed the role of comic relief ahead of the 2019 General Elections.” In a statement, the Ag. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, ...

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Atiku Condemns Incident At PDP Headquarters

Leading presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the violent incident perpetrated by trouble makers at the headquarters of the PDP, at Wadata House, Abuja on Thursday. In a statement in Abuja, the presidential aspirant states that it is uncalled for and undemocratic for any group of individuals to turn ...

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Osinbajo Launches N10,000 Collateral Free Loans To Petty Traders In Abuja

In line with its agenda to spread prosperity and reduce poverty, the Federal Government will continue to initiate and sustain programmes aimed at uplifting Nigerians at the bottom of the pyramid, especially petty traders regardless of socio-political background, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. The Vice President stated this earlier today at the formal launch of the FCT TraderMoni programme, ...

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