Rivers State Cassava Plant To Employ 4,500 Persons – Wike

The Rivers State Cassava Processing Company located at Afam, Oyigbo Local Government Area will soon come on stream. Governor Nyesom Wike who stated this Thursday after inspecting the plant pointed out that the company when fully operational would employ 4,500 persons and also boost agriculture in the state. He stated that the State Government has a 70 percent equity share in the project which is … Continue reading Rivers State Cassava Plant To Employ 4,500 Persons – Wike

Kano govt dismisses reports on the destruction of federal government palliatives in Kano

Kano state government has dismissed as mischievous a report indicating that grains sent to the state by the Federal Government as palliatives had been left to rot in an open space in the state   A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba on described the media publication as untrue while, urging the public to disregard the roguish claim, which it said … Continue reading Kano govt dismisses reports on the destruction of federal government palliatives in Kano

Eid El Fitri : CAS celebrates Sallah with frontline troops,charges them not to give bandits breathing space

In keeping with the tradition of celebrating the festive period with frontline troops to boost their morale and foster comradeship, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar today, 24 May 2020, visited 213 Forward Operation Base (213 FOB), Katsina to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr with the frontline troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI. The CAS who was represented by the Air Officer Commanding, Special … Continue reading Eid El Fitri : CAS celebrates Sallah with frontline troops,charges them not to give bandits breathing space

50 ships with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Fifty ships laden with petroleum products, food items, and other goods are expected at the TinCan Island Port and the Lagos Port Complex from May 20 to June 3. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. It said that the ships … Continue reading 50 ships with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Adamawa Gov Fintiri warns office holders against diverting palliatives

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has warned political office holders to desist from diverting palliatives meant for the needy and the most vulnerable in the society as the next batch of distribution will soon kick off in the state. The Governor gave the warning on Monday in the Government House, Yola during a meeting with Commissioners, Members of the State Assembly, and Chairmen local government councils … Continue reading Adamawa Gov Fintiri warns office holders against diverting palliatives

COVID-19: Nigeria Female Police Officers Distribute Palliatives To Communities

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has flagged-off a Community Sensitization Campaign and Palliative Support Program against COVID-19 on Tuesday, 19th May 2020, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The program, a community-driven initiative of the Force, is aimed at supporting families within the policing communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic prevention lockdown and other regulations. To drive this initiative, the IGP … Continue reading COVID-19: Nigeria Female Police Officers Distribute Palliatives To Communities

CBN, NNPC to foot over N1bn cost of feeding, accommodation of evacuees – Onyeama

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has disclosed that the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have both agreed to fund, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the cost of quarantine accommodation and feeding for Nigerians returning to the country from abroad. He disclosed this on Monday at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. … Continue reading CBN, NNPC to foot over N1bn cost of feeding, accommodation of evacuees – Onyeama

School Feeding Programme Will Restore Public Confidence in Government – LASUBEB

Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) Chairman, Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King has disclosed plans to make the much-publicised home-grown school feeding programme a means of restoring public confidence in governance, assuring Lagosians that its implementation would be based on a tripod of Openness, Transparency, and Accountability. Alawiye-King gave the assurance on Sunday when he met with stakeholders including Education Secretaries in the various Local Government … Continue reading School Feeding Programme Will Restore Public Confidence in Government – LASUBEB

Immigration Service denies receiving N23m COVID-19 palliatives

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has refuted reports that it received N23 million in COVID-19 palliatives for its personnel from either government or private individuals. NIS Comptroller-General Muhammad Babandede stated this in a statement by Mr. Sunday James, a spokesman for the NIS, in Abuja on Monday. According to him, that payments made to NIS officers were routine payments processed and paid in line with … Continue reading Immigration Service denies receiving N23m COVID-19 palliatives

COVID-19 : FG donates 5,318 metric tons of foodstuff to Kano

The Federal Government said it has delivered a total of 139 truck-loads of foodstuff which is equivalent to 5,318 metric tons to Kano State, for distribution to the less-privileged, and people living with disabilities as palliatives against the effect of COVID-19  The relief items were 10 trucks of rice; 2,438 metric tonnes of Maize; 1,380 metric tonnes of millet and 900 metric tonnes of sorghum … Continue reading COVID-19 : FG donates 5,318 metric tons of foodstuff to Kano