GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA TRANSFORMS 305 YOUTHS INTO MILLIONAIRES

Governor Rochas Okorocha states that he chose to empower 305 youths in Imo state to encourage the youths to succeed and begin to contribute to the progress and prosperity of the state – The governor says his administration is determined to give poverty a deadly blow in the state – Okorocha warns the beneficiaries to put the money to good use, noting that they will be arrested if they fail to do so Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has transformed 305 youths into instant millionaires by empowering them with…

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FG MAY APPOINT MINISTERS FROM ABUJA AGENCY – OSINBAJO

FG may appoint more ministers from AEA – Osinbajo Punch Newspapers / Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim / 4 hours ago Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has given an indication that more ministers will emerge from the Abuja Enterprise Agency. He, however, did not give further details on whether he would soon dissolve the cabinet or sack some ministers to accommodate those he said would emerge from the agency. Osinbajo gave the indication in a speech he delivered at the inauguration of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises…

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APC WOULD HAVE LOST ELECTIONS LAST YEAR SAYS TONY MOMOH

Chief Tony Momoh, One of the closest allies to Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) would have lost any general election in 2016. He recalled that the economy last year affected many Nigerians, who would have voted out the APC if they had the opportunity. His words: “In the early 2016, if there was an election, the APC would have lost. But now, if there is an election, the APC would have more than 75 per cent because the farmers are now smiling to the bank. We have…

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SEE CARS, BUSES, TRACTORS, BIKES, TRICYCLES, GENERATORS DISTRIBUTED BY SENATOR AKPABIO TO HIS CONSTITUENTS

The Akwa Ibom North West Constituency Briefing and Empowerment Scheme by Sen. Godswill Akpabio is currently ongoing at Ikot Ekpene. Here are the items to be distributed 11 6.5KVA Generators 24 5.5KVA Generators 699 2.5KVA Generators 55 Block Moulding Machines\Listers 113 Computers/Printers 194 Sewing Machines 154 Grinding Machines 58 Tricycles(Keke) 10 Cassava Processing Machines 30 Home Grinding Machines 40 Industrial Sewing Machines 20 Cars 10 Buses 4 Tractors Scholarship to 250 Beneficiaries Bursary Allowance to 22 Beneficiaries 40 Cargo Tricycles

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NIGERIA AIR FORCE BRINGS SMILE TO KIDS IN IDP CAMP, SEE PICS

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has showed great care to school kids in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dalori and Bama, while commencing to feed them daily. This is part of its renewed efforts to promote primary school education among disadvantaged pupils. The NAF Chief of Medical Services, Air Vice Marshal Saleh Shinkafi, who represented the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), said that the programme would entail the provision one meal daily to five hundred school children each from both Dalori and Bama IDP camps. Nigerian Air Force in…

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BEGGARS BESIEGE NIGER GOVERNOR’S OFFICIAL RESIDENCE

 Beggars, mostly women and children now maintain permanent presence close to the Niger state Governor’s lodge, which serves as temporary residence of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, our correspondent observed. The numbers of beggars especially within the state capital of Minna reportedly swells as a result of disturbances in some states within the North west, which shares border with Niger, while some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the troubled North east also find safe haven in the state. Some of them take strategic position at every intersection within Minna town on…

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NIGERIAN WOMAN SURVIVES 10 DAYS IN THE DESERT, DURING WHICH 52 DIED

The International Organization for Migration said it rescued no fewer than 600 people since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targeted migrants stranded in Sahara Desert. The UN migration agency, however, regretted 52 migrants, mostly from The Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire, died over the period, according to its statement on Tuesday. Giuseppe Loprete, the Niger Chief of Mission for IOM, said: “We are enhancing our capacity to assist vulnerable migrants stranded in Northern Agadez, towards the Niger-Libya border. “Saving lives in the desert is…

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EL RUFAI DECLARES DEVELOPMENT STATE OF EMERGENCY IN SOUTHERN KADUNA

*Preaches Unity At Sallah By MSUE AZA,Kaduna The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir  El-Rufai, has urged Nigerians to uphold national unity and jointly resist the agents of division. El-Rufai, who spoke shortly after Eid prayers in Kauru town, headquarters of Kauru local government area, said that Nigerians should not allow agents of doom to realize their sinister agenda. el-Rufai,also declared state of development emergency in Kauru local government area in Southern part of Kaduna State, lamenting that 92% of Kauru council area has no access to electricity. El-Rufai said the…

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SALLAH; LAGOS STATE GOVT RESUMES SALE OF LAKE RICE

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure…

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ABUJA INDIGENOUS PEOPLE PROTEST UNCLAD OVER GOVT NEGLECT, SEE PICS

Some indigenes of Abuja have taken to the streets in protest against what they have described as years of neglect. Sahara Reporters says the indigenes of the city which is Nigeria’s capital, marched across the streets unclad with painted bodies while also accusing the government of marginalization. Details of the protest were still sketchy at the time of this report, but it is happening at a time President Muhammadu Buhari is out of the country on medical ground and when his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo just signed the 2017 budget.…

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