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Day: December 14, 2023


Fubara Signs N800billion Budget Into Law

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, on Thursday, signed into law, the 2024 Appropriation Bill of N800bn barely 24 hours after he presented the budget estimates to the state House of Assembly led by Edison Ehie. Ehie and other four lawmakers…


Supreme Court to deliver judgment Friday in Kanu’s trial

A five-member panel of the court, headed by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, had chosen the date on October 5, after lawyer to the fed govt, Tijani Gazali (SAN) and counsel to Kanu, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) made final submissions. The fed government…


Despite ‘sack’, pro-Wike Rivers lawmakers hold plenary, pass bills, slam Fubara

A faction of Rivers State House of Assembly led by Martin Amaewhule met at the auditorium at the auditorium of the House of Assembly Quarters at Port Harcourt-Aba Road, Port Harcourt on Thursday morning. The seats of members of the…


Niger Delta Ministry Owes Contractors Over N50 Billion – Minister

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Abubakar Momoh, has said that the ministry owes contractors over N50 billion from projects executed, ongoing projects and abandoned projects. Momoh stated this when he appeared before a Joint Committee on Niger Delta Development…


There’s Nothing Wrong With Filming Policemen On Duty — FPRO

The Nigeria Police Force has affirmed that citizens have the right to record videos of police officers while they are on duty. The Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, stated this in response to an X user, #Boy_Cyril, who reported being extorted…


FG fires all Directors of Civil Aviation Agencies hours after CEOs’ dismissal

The Federal Government has dismissed all directors of civil aviation agencies in the country following the sacking of the chief executive officers of the same organizations. Recall yesterday that Nairametrics reported that President Bola Tinubu sacked six Managing Directors and…


Somalia gets W’Bank, IMF $4.5bn debt relief

Somalia Prime Minister, Hamza Barre, on Wednesday, disclosed that the country has been granted a debt relief of $4.5 billion by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Barre noted that the relief is “equivalent to relieving every Somali…


Tenant kidnaps landlord’s child three days after renting apartment

Ayet-to-be identified woman has abducted two four-year-old children in the Sango-Ota area of Ogun State. One of the abducted minors is said to be the son of her landlord while the other is the child of a neighbour. The woman…


JUST IN: Rivers State Attorney-General, Adangor resigns

The Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Zacheaus Adangor, has resigned based on “personal principles”. Adangor informed the state Governor, Sim Fubara of his resignation in a letter addressed to him, which was dated November 14, 2023….


Aiyedatiwa returns to Akure, assumes office as Ondo acting governor

Acting governor of Ondo state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has returned to Akure, the state capital. He was received by a former Secretary to the State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, and other supporters. The Ondo House of Assembly had earlier in the day…