Lovelyn Okelola

C’River empowers 328 communities, vulnerable groups with 910 microprojects

n its commitment towards poverty reduction in Cross River State, the Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) has empowered 328 indigent communities and vulnerable groups with 910 multi-sectoral microprojects.  The projects, worth N2.7 billion, span across 12 years, covering construction/rehabilitation and furnishing of classroom blocks, science laboratories, dormitories and teachers’ quarters, construction …

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WHO monitoring new Covid-19 variant ‘Mu’

  A new variant of the Covid-19 virus known as “Mu” or B1621 which was first identified in Colombia in January 2021, is being carefully monitored by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Disclosing this on Tuesday, in its weekly pandemic bulletin, the global health agency said Mu which has been …

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Anambra State has joined oil producing states.

It was another landmark for Governor Willie Obiano, following the declaration that the state will start to benefit from the 13 per cent derivation fund. This was sequel to the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission’s approval of Obiano’s request. The request was for due share of revenue accruing to …

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EFCC’s “Eagle Eye’’ app as instrument for anti-graft war

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recently inaugurated a data-collection mobile application (app) to enhance its intelligence gathering efforts at fighting corruption. The technology, codenamed “Eagle Eye’’, seeks to boost public participation in the fight against corruption by easing the process of reporting economic and financial crimes to the …

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Sule sacks commissioners, political aides

Nasarawa Governor Abdullahi Sule has dissolved the State Executive Council. Sule announced this at the Government House Lafia after an expanded meeting of the Executives, which includes Commissioners, Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants. The Governor thanked the commissioners and the aides for their sacrifices and contributions to successes of …

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