FORUM OF FORMER FEDERAL LAWMAKERS LIST WAYS TO END NATIONS SECURITY WOES

The Forum of Former Federal Lawmakers in Nigeria has decried the current state of insecurity in the country urging government to end the menace immediately. The forum in a public notice suggested ways out of the logjam. It said government must first correct perceived areas of injustice, exclusion, and economic alienation in the country as part of a robust solution to end insecurity. The former federal lawmakers also advised that government must intensify dialogue with non-state actors in order to assuage frayed nerves across the nation and succeed in containing…

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Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo Meets With Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Discusses Nigerian Content Devt

The Member Representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Rt.  Hon.  Legor Idagbo met with the CEO Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote at his company headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Among issues discussed were Nigerian Content Development as it affects the the non oil sector and  The Nigerian Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020. The Nigerian Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020  seeks to expand the scope of local content in the NOGICD Act to cover the non oil sector thus enhancing the value of indigenous businesses.…

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Ayade Harps On Food Fortification At UN Food System Summit

By Ebriku John Friday For food system to bring desired value, quality of food is critical, the governor of Cross River State, Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade has said. The governor stayed this at the National Consolidatory Dialogue on the United Nations Food Summit 2021 in Abuja on Tuesday. He also said for Nigeria to overcome the unpleasant challenge of stunted growth among her citizenry, the objective of the food system should go beyond financing and include nutrient content of food which entails food fortification. According to Governor Ayade, government must…

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APC National Chairmanship Race And 2023 Politics:

Which Way Forward For North Central 2023 …? Expectations are high towards who become the next Apc national Chairman as the 2023 political power play beckons on who succeed president Buhari . It’s worthy to know that the gladiators and the shakers in the race . All Progressive Congress, APC is standing on tripod which are Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, All Nigeria Peoples Congress, ANPP and Congress for Progressive Change , CPC . Those aspiring for the National Chairman of APC are as follows: 1.CPC Bloc :H.E. Senator Tanko…

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Rt Hon Regina Anyogo Speaks In Favour Of Credit Facility To Empower Women

The member representing Yala 1 State Constituency in Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA) and Deputy Whip, Rt. Hon. Regina Anyogo lend her voice in full support of the decision of the State Government to obtain a loan facility to empower 2000 women from Cross River State Northern Senatorial District. Hon.Regina argued that since good governance is all about improving the lives of the people,approving the credit facility will go a long way to enhancing productivity, economy and reducing poverty. She further lauded the State Government initiative,since it is…

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Ex-councillors’ forum appoints Buratai patron

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Benin Republic, Lt. Gen. T.Y Buratai (rtd), has been appointed as the Patron of the National Forum of Ex-Councillors of Nigeria. The group made this known on Tuesday after paying a visit to the former Army Chief in Damaturu, Yobe State. According to a statement by the chairman of the State chapter, Abdulganiyu Mohammed, the ex-councillors choose Buratai due to his effort in restoring peace, security and development to communities in the state as well as the nation in general. The group commended the former COAS for…

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Foreign Investors Applaud Gov Ayade For His Industrialization Ingenuity

By Ebriku John Friday Foreign investors from India who have chosen to invest in Cross River State, have embarked on a facility tour around the Ayade Industrial Park. Conducting them round the industries at the Industrial Park, the commissioner for industries, Mr. Peter Egba assured the investors of absolute government support and enabling business environment in Cross River. They said the state is security risk- free and the Governor, Sen.(Prof) Ben Ayade through his ebullient spirit of enterprise has structured all modalities to ensure business progression and make Cross River…

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Staying Together As One Nigeria Is Better, Says Pastor Kumuyi

…Urges Nigerians to prayer for nation’s peace, unity and leaders By Ebriku John Friday The General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, (DLCM) and Deeper Life Bible Church Worldwide, Pastor William Kumuyi, has said staying together as one Nigeria is better, adding that if the concerns of various groups agitating for secession is addressed, the country would remain united. Pastor Kumuyi also urged Nigerians to never relent in praying for the unity and peace of the country as well as their leaders as the desired answers would come. Addressing journalists during…

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Dialoque Not War Solution To Regional Agitations In Nigeria – Minister

Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR, has identified dialoque as well as access to quality and sound education as most viable solutions to recent uprising in regional agitations in Nigeria. Agba stated this when principal officers of the Benson Idahosa University (BIU) paid him a courtesy visit in his office to inform him of his nomination for a Doctorate degree by the University during their forthcoming convocation ceremony. The Minister stressed the need for leaders across the country to interact and dialoque to find solution to the challenges…

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Hon omaga Odo Inaugurated, Assumes Office As Executive Chairman C’River SUBEB

By Ebriku John Friday The newly appointed Executive Chairman of Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has been inaugurated to assume and commence with the tasks of his new office. He was inaugurated on Thursday, June 28, 2021 by the Cross River State Commissioner for Quality Education, Dr Godwin Amanke at the Ministry of Education, Calabar, the Cross River State capital. It would be recalled that Hon Victor Omaga Odo was appointed by the Cross River State Governor, Prof Sir Ben Ayade on June 22, 2021 to fill…

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