• Tee Mac, Dokubo, Others Storm Owerri For 2016 NDDF

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    Owerri, the Imo State capital is set to play host to Tee Mac, Hilda Dokubo and Monalisa Chinda as the trio attend the 5th Edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) slated for October, 19 and 20, 2016. The 2016 NDDF sponsored by the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), in…

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  • International Girl-child Day: NGO Advocates Empowerment

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    A non-governmental organisation, Ene Cynthia Ogheh (ECO) Group of Companies, yesterday joined the rest of the world to celebrate the international Day of the Girl Child. The international day of the girl-child celebrated every October 11 is a day set aside by the United Nations to celebrate girl-child development since 2012, Speaking with journalists at…

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    Slow Release Of Funds Hindering Meaningful Development In Agric Sector – Ogbeh

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    The minister of Agriculture and Rural development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has lamented that the untimely and slow release of the 2016  budgetary allocation to the agriculture sector has caused a severe setback to government’s plan to diversify the economy  through the sector. He added that the cumbersome Procurement Act put in  place for the implementation…

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  • N/Delta Dev’t Forum To Hold In Owerri

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    The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) in collaboration with the Imo State government and Market Development for the Niger Delta (MADE) is set to hold the fifth edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) in Owerri, Imo State. In a statement released by PIND and signed by the Advocacy Programme…

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    Gov Bindow Has No Bulletproof Cars, Says Abdulsalami

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    Former head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), has called on the media to always verify facts before publishing and broadcasting their stories. Abdulsalami made the call while reacting to stories by a section of the media about the use of bulletproof cars by Adamawa State governor, Muhammad Umar Jubrilla Bindow despite the ongoing recession…

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    NSC Advocates Removal Of Physical Trade Barrier In Africa

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    The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has called for the removal of physical trade barrier in African sub-region. Bello made the call during the inauguration of the interim working committee of West Africa Road Transport Union (WARTU), held in Lagos, at the weekend. According to him, regional transportation…

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  • ‘Suspension Of PTAD DG Killing Pensioners’

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    A group, Citizens Action for Good Governance and Transparency has said pensioners are the most affected with the suspension of the director general of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Mrs Nellie Mayshak. The group also expressed concern over what it said is the inability of the government to release the report on the probe of…

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  • Peace, Essential Ingredient For Growth, Devt – Fasheun

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    The leader of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasheun has said that peace is an essential ingredient for growth across all sectors of society. Fashehun, who is the chairman, Governing Council of APUDI Institute for Peace Studies and Social Rehabilitation (APIS), spoke at the weekend at the inauguration of APIS-University of Abuja Study Centre…

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    ‘Peace Essential Ingredient For Growth, Devt’

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    The leader of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasheun has said that peace is an essential ingredient for growth across all sectors of society. Fashehun, who is the chairman, Governing Council of APUDI Institute for Peace Studies and Social Rehabilitation (APIS), spoke at the weekend at the inauguration of APIS-University of Abuja Study Centre…

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  • Shippers Council And The Task Of Regulating Seaport Business

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    When in February 2014, the Federal Government declared the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) as the seaport economic regulator, shippers and other port users were in fury of excitement. The reason is not far-fetched. Shippers and their clearing agents and freight forwarders had cried and yearned for an economic regulator for many years since the concession…

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