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NGF Election: Myself, 8 Other PDP Govs Voted For Amaechi – Lamido

Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido has said that himself and eight other Peoples Democratic Party Governors voted for Rivers State Governor Chibuike Amaechi in the controversial Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF). “I voted for Amaechi. Look, in the PDP, myself, the governor of Kano, the governor of Niger, the governor of …

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President Jonathan approves appointment of new director of Petroleum resources

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. George Abiodun Osahon as the new Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Mr. Osahon who has over 30 years experience in the petroleum sector is to replace the incumbent Director of the DPR, Mr. Osten Olorunshola who was appointed …

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NGF crisis latest: Nine PDP governors voted for Amaechi – Lamido

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa Sate yesterday said nine Peoples Democratic Party governors voted for the embattled chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, at the just concluded election that eventually tore the forum apart. The governor explained what happened during the controversial election in an interview with …

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‘Our Environment, Our Life’

Last week, the Minister of Environment, Mrs Hadiza Ibrahim Mailafia presented her score card to the nation. The score card which was a summary of activities undertaken by the ministry in the last two years, analysed strategies adopted by government in addressing the mirage of environmental challenges confronting the country. …

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How NGOs Are Promoting Girl-Child Education in Northern Nigeria

In most places in Nigeria, especially in the North, girl-child is at disadvantage compared to their male counterparts in terms of education. Yahaya Sarki writes on the efforts of Non Governmental Organisations in promoting the girl child education. In Northern Nigeria particularly North West, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, it …

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19 Governors May Shun NGF Meeting Called By Plateau Governor, Jang

About 19 of the 36 state governors in Nigeria may boycott the meeting the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, convened by the self-acclaimed chairman of the Forum, Jonah Jang. The meeting is scheduled for Abuja on Monday by 6:00 p.m. The 19 governors are those who voted for Rivers State Governor, …

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PHCN Earmarks N167 Million for Upgrade of Power Generation in Kebbi

Zuru — The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has earmarked N167 million for the upgrade of electricity supply to Zuru Emirate in Kebbi. Alhaji Mohammed Danjuma, the Senior Special Assistant on Power Sector Advocacy to the Minister of Power, made this known in an interview with journalists in Zuru …

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Nigeria: IG Orders Redeployment of Three CPS, Seven DCPS

Inspector — General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered the redeployment of 10 Commissioners of Police and Deputy Commissioners of Police to various commands and formations. The postings, which take immediate effect, according to Force spokesman, CSP Frank Mba, affected three commissioners of police and seven deputy commissioners of …

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