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MINORITY REPS FLAY CLAIMS IN PRESIDENT BUHARI’S UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH; SAYS SPEECH NOT TRUE POSITION OF AFFAIRS IN NIGERIA

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in its entirety the claims in the address presented by President Muhammadu Buhari at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). According to a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on Saturday, September 25, the Caucus said that they are in complete disagreement … Continue reading MINORITY REPS FLAY CLAIMS IN PRESIDENT BUHARI’S UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH; SAYS SPEECH NOT TRUE POSITION OF AFFAIRS IN NIGERIA

DELTA GOVT ASSURES FED. AGENCIES OF SUPPORT TOWARDS EFFECTIVE SERVICE DELIVERY

The Delta State Government has assured federal agencies in the state that it will continue to support them towards effective service delivery in the state subject to the availability of funds. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the assurance when staff of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Asaba yesterday. The … Continue reading DELTA GOVT ASSURES FED. AGENCIES OF SUPPORT TOWARDS EFFECTIVE SERVICE DELIVERY

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#OurStateOurResponsibility: SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR ESSAY COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

Names of Candidates for the Essay Competition: #OurStateOurResponsibility, have been shortlisted by the Ministry of Information and Communications. Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, announced the names of entrants selected for the essay competition, which was introduced by the Ministry, under the second phase of the #OurStateOurResponsibility advocacy campaign, launched at the beginning of September, 2021. He said those shortlisted were … Continue reading #OurStateOurResponsibility: SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR ESSAY COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

DELTA PASSES ANTI-OPEN GRAZING BILL INTO LAW

The Delta State House of Assembly has passed the Prohibiting Open Grazing, indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock in Delta State, otherwise known as Anti-Open grazing bill. The Bill was passed following a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon Ferguson Onwo and adopted during the resumed plenary of the State Legislature, presided over by the Speaker, Chief Sherrif … Continue reading DELTA PASSES ANTI-OPEN GRAZING BILL INTO LAW

REVENUE ALLOCATION: Okowa Wants NASS To Uphold True Federalism, RMAFC Independence

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the National Assembly to embody in the 1999 Constitution being amended, true federalism and independence of Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). The governor made the call on Monday at a nationwide sensitization on the review of the existing revenue allocation formula held at Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba. He explained that an independent RMAFC … Continue reading REVENUE ALLOCATION: Okowa Wants NASS To Uphold True Federalism, RMAFC Independence

STATES MUST BE ENCOURAGED TO HARNESS THEIR RESOURCES, REVENUES TO DEVELOP THEMSELVES – Gov. Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Nigeria must encourage federating States to harness their resources and generate revenues, including Value Added Tax, VAT to advance their development. He has also stressed that it is baffling to note that Rivers State is not included among states to benefit from any of the projects to be executed with the fresh loan that the Federal Government … Continue reading STATES MUST BE ENCOURAGED TO HARNESS THEIR RESOURCES, REVENUES TO DEVELOP THEMSELVES – Gov. Wike

#OurStateOurResponsibility: AMPLITUDE OF GOVERNOR WIKE’S NEW RIVERS VISION – By Amieyeofori Ibim

Few weeks ago, the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim invited journalists to his office to intimate Rivers people about the readiness of his Ministry to commence the second phase of its advocacy campaign programme hash tagged #OurStateOurResponsibility. The initiative is aimed at mobilising people living and doing business in Rivers State to promote the giant strides recorded by the Governor … Continue reading #OurStateOurResponsibility: AMPLITUDE OF GOVERNOR WIKE’S NEW RIVERS VISION – By Amieyeofori Ibim