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Wike accuses State Education Ministry officials of extortion

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike has accused officials of the Rivers State Ministry of Education of misappropriation of funds, local reports have said. Governor Wike berated the officials during a meeting with Principals of Public Secondary Schools at the Government House Port Harcourt on Mondah, it said. This is as some sections of the state […]

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Bailout fund: Senate gives Cross River Govt 5-day ultimatum

The Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration has given Cross River state Government five days ultimatum to submit a comprehensive report on how it expended the N7.856 billion bailout funds meant for salary arrears. The committee gave the directive in Calabar while investigating alleged misappropriation of the bailout funds given to the state. […]

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Court declines Wike's application to stop Police Probe

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike’s ex parte application seeking an order to nullify the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris’ letter ordering an investigation into acts of criminality during the December 10, 2016 rerun election in the state, local reports say. […]

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Police intercept 2 trucks conveying 145 children in Jos

Two trucks conveying 145 children from Bauchi and Jigawa States have been intercepted, Police say. The Police in Plateau state said in a statement in Jos on Monday that the children, aged between four to eight years, “were to be shared to Plateau, Kaduna and Nasarawa states. The statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, […]

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Fire guts Education Ministry office in Port harcourt

Some sections of the Rivers State Ministry of Education Zonal Education Office was engulfed by fire on Monday, local report says. According to Nigeria Info FM, the fire destroyed some of the ministry office equipment. The fire outbreak which started at about 3.30 pm was put off by the quick intervention of some civil servants […]

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Rivers Assembly to debate State Teaching Hospital bill, others

Members of the Rivers state house of Assembly will on Tuesday debate three executive bills and one private bill when they resume plenary. The bills include the Rivers State Reserve Fund Amendment bill 2017, Rivers State University of Science and Technology Amendment bill 2017 and Rivers State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital bill […]

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Suicide Bombers attack University of Maiduguri killing Professor and four others

A professor and four other persons were killed on Monday when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State, report says. The killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University, according to Alhaji Satomi Ahmed, […]

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