Despite public uproar and condemnation, the Nigerian Senate has kicked against the scrapping of the dreaded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-man new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), with Dr. Pius Odubu from Edo State as the Chairman, Dr. Odubu was the Deputy Governor to former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, now National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Office […]
Niger Delta ex-militants have called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to drive the development of the region the way he transformed Akwa Ibom State as governor. They also appealed to him to extend his supervisory roles to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), following alleged corruption in the scheme. The ex-militants, […]
Not many nations within the African continent can boast of the feat Lagos state has attained over the past decade. The state rivals economies of nations as it ranks the top 10 of the largest African economies. The success of the state is, however, punctuated by high poverty levels and a range of infrastructural deficits. […]