Your Position is in Trust of Leadership and Staff of the House, Delta Speaker Tells Directors and Deputy Directors

OLEH/Nigeria: Directors and Deputy Directors of the Delta State House of Assembly had been reminded of their position as a trust of leadership and staff of the Assembly. The Speaker, Rt. Hon.  Sherriff Oborvwori, represented by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor made the statement in a strategic leadership retreat for management staff of the state Assembly, at the Dantinajo Gold Resort, Oleh, Delta state. The speaker while declaring the retreat open stated that as a director or deputy, they should have the requisite knowledge of the demands associated with that office. “No…

TETFUND Clarifies Alleged Infractions in the Submission of Its 2014- 2016 Accounts

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has responded to a National Assembly inquiry over a report of the Auditor General of the Federation which alleged infractions by the Fund in the submission of its 2014- 2016 accounts. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, said the delay was due to lack of a Board of Trustees over the period which slowed signing and submission of the Fund’s accounts. Bogoro, who spoke during his appearance before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, however noted that all the accounts…

OPINION: CEPEJ; Building Sustainable Peace and Security in a troubled Nation

Mr. Jerome-Mario Utomi   By Jerome-Mario Utomi From the approach, the Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), a Pan African non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and not-profit civil society organization, utilizes internationally and locally identified strategies, partners with relevant stakeholders within and outside Nigeria, to promote activities geared towards peace building, advocacy for human rights, good governance and gender mainstreaming, sustainable environmental management and peaceful and safer society, two sets of separate but similar opinions are deducible First, it may not be an over statement to conclude that Buzz Hargrove, a man that fought to create a more…