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Environmental Beautification: Ogun to Renovate Old Buildings

The Ogun State Government has concluded plans to introduce a new programme tagged “Government Envelopment Concept”. The concept is part of measures to further...

Mrs. Amosun Bags Another Award of Excellence

Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun has had another feather added to her star-started cap as Top Elegance Magazine named...

President’s wife directs youths to learn from their elders

The wife of Nigerian President, Patience Jonathan has advised the nation’s youth to take advantage of the knowledge and wisdom of respected elders as role models and emulate their sterling virtues.

She made the remark on Saturday November 15, 2013 at the funeral service of Late Okoronkwo Ezekiel Ihejirika which took place in Ovim, Abia State; saying he was a disciplinarian, community leader, bridge builder, lover of peace, man of great wisdom and humility.

The First Lady particularly eulogised late Ihejirika’s great sense of enterprise as well as his visionary qualities and observed that he lived a very successful life, leaving behind him enviable legacies. She offered prayers to God for the family of the deceased as well as the community.

In his remarks on the occasion, President Goodluck Jonathan paid glowing tribute to late Okoronkwo Ihejirika. The President who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Ayim Pius affirmed that during his lifetime the late Ihejirika was dedicated to the service of his community and humanity.

Speaking earlier, the Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji noted that Abia State joins the people of Elu Obayi, Ovim in Isuikwuato Local Government Area to mourn and celebrate a great patriarch from a renown linage. The funeral was attended by dignitaries and people in and outside Ovim community.

President’s wife directs youths to learn from their elders

The wife of Nigerian President, Patience Jonathan has advised the nation’s youth to take advantage of the knowledge and wisdom of respected elders as role models and emulate their sterling virtues.

She made the remark on Saturday November 15, 2013 at the funeral service of Late Okoronkwo Ezekiel Ihejirika which took place in Ovim, Abia State; saying he was a disciplinarian, community leader, bridge builder, lover of peace, man of great wisdom and humility.

The First Lady particularly eulogised late Ihejirika’s great sense of enterprise as well as his visionary qualities and observed that he lived a very successful life, leaving behind him enviable legacies. She offered prayers to God for the family of the deceased as well as the community.

In his remarks on the occasion, President Goodluck Jonathan paid glowing tribute to late Okoronkwo Ihejirika. The President who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Ayim Pius affirmed that during his lifetime the late Ihejirika was dedicated to the service of his community and humanity.

Speaking earlier, the Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji noted that Abia State joins the people of Elu Obayi, Ovim in Isuikwuato Local Government Area to mourn and celebrate a great patriarch from a renown linage. The funeral was attended by dignitaries and people in and outside Ovim community.

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FG pools N9bn funding for micro, small and medium enterprises

“The Nigerian Government through the Bank of Industry's counterpart funding programme with seventeen State governments has generated a funding pool of N9billion for micro,...
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FG launches construction of Zaria Water Supply Expansion and Sanitation Project

The Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe has on Thursday 14th November, 2013 in Kaduna launched a project on the Contraction of Zaria Water...

Agitations For Return Of Schools To Former Owners Heights

Agitations for the return of schools to their original owners heightened on Saturday at Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo, where hundreds of old students of the famous school assembled for their yearly meeting. The old students argued that such measure remained one of the best ways to enhance the standard of education and save the schools from infrastructural decay. ...
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Nigeria / Key UN group on prevention of torture announces countries to be visited...

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Azerbaijan, Nicaragua and Nigeria are among the countries the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of...
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Transcorp is delivering on promise to give Nigerians access to country’s growth potential

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- With interests from hotels, agriculture, and real estate to power generation and oil exploration, Transcorp,...
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Africa: Countering the Threat Posed by Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, November 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Testimony Linda Thomas-Greenfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights,...

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