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Minister Congratulates New Cross River APC Excos, Charges Them To Promote Peace, Unity

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has congratulated the newly elected State Executives of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River State. The Minister stated this in a statement he issued in Calabar shortly after the State congress held on Saturday, October 16 at the U. J Esuene Stadium, Calabar.

  3 months ago ago
Minister Congratulates New Cross River APC Excos, Charges Them To Promote Peace, Unity

POLITICS

Many People Don't Know The Meaning Of CFR, CON, GCFR, And GCON. See Their Meaning Here

Times without number you have seen or heard the initials CFR, CON, OFR, etc appended to the names of many notable Nigerians. You have also heard the president addressed as "His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR" but have you ever tried to know the meaning of these initials and why they are being added to the names of some prominent people in the country?  If you are one of the few that know the reason why they are added to the names of these people but don't know their interpretations or you are among the majority

  1 year ago ago
Many People Don't Know The Meaning Of CFR, CON, GCFR, And GCON. See Their Meaning Here

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Embrace Agriculture, It's The Present And Future - Minister Charges Youths

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Dr Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR has charged young people in the country not to see farming as unattractive venture. Jedy-Agba who stated this while speaking to young people in his country home in Utugwang, Obudu local government area of Cross River State during the Obudu New Yam festival, charged them to key into President Muhammadu Buhari's agricultural revolution.

  4 months ago ago
Embrace Agriculture, It's The Present And Future - Minister Charges Youths

POLITICS

Bad News In Kwara State, Today (25/07/2020)

It saddens my heart to bring the news of the death of the Father to the present Governor of Kwara State. This news came shortly after the Governor warned Kwarans not to celebrate their annual sallah celebration. The father of Governor Abdulrahman Abdul-Razaq of Kwara state, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq SAN(OFR) died today, Saturday at the age of 93. This was contained in a statement issued by the scion of the family Dr. Alimi Abdul-Razaq made available to Sunday Vanguard in Ilorin. The statement

  1 year ago ago
Bad News In Kwara State, Today (25/07/2020)

SOCIETY

Retired Army General held in contempt of court over refusal to appear in court

The question as to why individuals of acclaim and accomplishment tend to see themselves as above the law and not subject to the same judicial process as the common man remains one to be answered. It is in the light of this that many societies enact laws to safe guard and protect the authority of the rule of law and the courts, but what happens when an individual intentionally undermines these laws and impedes the machinery of justice from running smoothly? This is the case of retired Army general Alhaji Abdul

  1 year ago ago
Retired Army General held in contempt of court over refusal to appear in court

POLITICS

Don't Allow 2023 Politics Divide Us, Nigeria Is One - Jedy-Agba Tells Nigerians

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has urged Nigerians to remain steadfast and believe in the unity and indivisibility of the country despite the challenges facing the country. Jedy-Agba, stated this in a statement he issued in Abuja on Friday to celebrate Nigeria's sixty one years Independence Anniversary.

  3 months ago ago
Don't Allow 2023 Politics Divide Us, Nigeria Is One - Jedy-Agba Tells Nigerians

POLITICS

Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq SAN (OFR), Father of Kwara State Governor, Dies At 93

Late AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq The sad news reaching us this morning is that Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, who's the father of the Kwara state Governor, is dead. He died in the early hours of Saturday, the 25th of July 2020, around 2a.m in Abuja. He died at the age of 93. He was Nigeria’s ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire and also the first commissioner of finance for Kwara state after its creation in 1967. He was also the first lawyer from the northern region of Nigeria. This following information was

  1 year ago ago
Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq SAN (OFR), Father of Kwara State Governor, Dies At 93

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Minister Charges NBET Staff On Improved Performance

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Dr. Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has charged Management and staff of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc not to relent on their oars but continue to work to raise their bar of performance. Jedy-Agba who stated this while interacting with staff during a visit to the agency's headquarters on Thursday in Abuja, lauded them for their commitments and dedication to improving electricity supply in the country.

  3 months ago ago
Minister Charges NBET Staff On Improved Performance

ENTERTAINMENT

Saraki felicitates with Otunba Adekunle Ojora, OFR at 88th birthday

Former Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Otunba Addkunle Ojara on the occation of his 88th birthday. Saraki made this known via his verified Twitter handle on saturday. He said he has drank from Otunba Adekunle's wealth of experience, wisdom and humanity. Saraki said that he was continually inspired by Otunba Adekunle's determination to positively impact the lives of everyone around him, adding that he was privileged to call him Father. The former Senate President prayed to God t

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Saraki felicitates with Otunba Adekunle Ojora, OFR at 88th birthday

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The Only Nigerian Woman With Over 900 Awards To Her Name

We will be talking about a notable Nigerian woman with over 900 awards to her name, Surprising but this is true and you know there is a popular saying which goes like this, that women education end' s at kitchen, and 4rm the look of things is 100% right so

  10 months ago ago
Meet The Only Nigerian Woman With Over 900 Awards To Her Name

COVID

Open letter to Ganduje for opening Veiwing centres and retaining closure of religious schools

Dear Abdullahi Umar Ganduje PhD., OFR, the executive governor, Kano State, Sir, this is the first time I am writing against your policies and decisions. This is not because I am satisfied with you or all your actions, but because you deserve ample excuses, respect and obedience from us, the true and bona fide people of Kano State. As a concerned follower, it becomes necessary for me to express in dismay my take on your irrational decision on opening the viewing centres while the Ismiyyas and other schools a

  1 year ago ago
Open letter to Ganduje for opening Veiwing centres and retaining closure of religious schools

ECONOMY-FINANCE

175 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Clean Cooking Energy - Minister

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Dr. Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has said that about 175 million Nigerians still lack access to clean, reliable and affordable cooking energy. Agba who put the global figure of people lacking access to clean cooking solutions at 2.6 billion, stated this during the sixth Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF2021), held virtually on Thursday, August, 5th.

  5 months ago ago
175 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Clean Cooking Energy - Minister

POLITICS

JUST IN: Gov. Ganduje approves the reopening of schools in Kano state

Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, The Executive Governor of Kano State, has authorized the re-opening of schools in Kano state with impact from 11th October 2020. The approval was contained in a message submitted to the Governor by Mal. Muhammad Sanusi kiru, the commissioner of Education in the state. Schools in Kano state shall be reopened if they follow the following guidelines; 1). All Islamiyya in the state shall reopen with strict obedience to the laid down protocols. 2). All students in primary 6 from

  1 year ago ago
JUST IN: Gov. Ganduje approves the reopening of schools in Kano state

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FG Insists On Equitable, Inclusive Global Energy Transition Policy

The federal government of Nigeria has told global energy stakeholders that as the world move to transform the energy sector from fossil-based to zero-carbon, the transition must be equitable, inclusive and just. Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR stated this while presenting the opening remark at the virtual Ministerial Thematic Forum on Energy Transition for the High-Level Dialoque on Energy (HLDE).

  7 months ago ago
FG Insists On Equitable, Inclusive Global Energy Transition Policy

ACCIDENT

Otti Commiserates With Victims of Aba Building Collapse, Calls On Government to Prioritise Life

A financial expert and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti (OFR) has sent a message of condolence and solidarity to the victims of yesterday's building collapse at Azikiwe Road Aba which led to the death of some innocent citizens. In a release made available to the press, Otti regretted that the latest tragedy struck less than two months after two serious fire incidents hit the city and led to massive destruction of properties of citizens.  He expressed sadness over the

  1 year ago ago
Otti Commiserates With Victims of Aba Building Collapse, Calls On Government to Prioritise Life

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Minister Reacts As TCN Boss Bags European-American University Award

Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has congratulated the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Transmission Company Of Nigeria, (TCN), Engr. Dr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz on his Honorary Doctorate Degree award by the European American University, Commonwealth of Dominica.

  6 months ago ago
Minister Reacts As TCN Boss Bags European-American University Award

POLITICS

We Have Provided Electricity To Urban And Rural Centers In Nigeria - Hon. Jeddy Agba

by ETTAH EMMANUEL O. The Hon. Minister of State, Power,Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR, has said, the present administration has provided an improved Urban and Rural supply of electricity across the states of the country, in response to the policy trust of creating employment through improved supply of electricity for artisans like welders, mechanics, factories, industries, small and medium scale enterprises and our institutions of higher learning. noted that less than two years in office as Minister of State, Power, the

  1 year ago ago
We Have Provided Electricity To Urban And Rural Centers In Nigeria - Hon. Jeddy Agba

POLITICS

See British Wife and Children of Popular Islamic Scholar & Judge Who Died Today

See British Wife and Children of Popular Islamic Scholar & Judge Who Died Today. Prominent Islamic scholar and Shari'a Judge, Sheikh Ahmed Lemi, is dead. This was announced to the public by the family members of the scholar on Thursday morning. Sheikh Justice Ahmed Lemu, OFR was a foremost jurist, Islamic teacher, humanist, and philanthropist. His death, at such a time, when the sectors he had served, including Nigeria, still needs his counsel, is a huge loss. He will be sorely missed. The late scholar was born

  1 year ago ago
See British Wife and Children of Popular Islamic Scholar & Judge Who Died Today

POLITICS

Minister Lauds Buhari Over Approval For First Federal Polytechnic in Cross River

The Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari over the approval of first ever Federal Polytechnic in Cross River State.  Agba who received the communication through the Federal Ministry of Education conveying the approval of President Buhari for the establishment of the Polytechnic to be situated in Ugep, Yakur local government area of the state, said the gesture shows the love that the President has for the State.  The Minister in a statement said that he received

  11 months ago ago
Minister Lauds Buhari Over Approval For First Federal Polytechnic in Cross River

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Power : Minister Assures Partners, Investors Of Favourable Policies, Business-Friendly Environment

The Honourable Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has assured partners and investors of favourable policies and business - friendly environments for investment in the power sector. The Minister gave the assurances when a team of German partners lead by Ina Hommer, Country Director, German International Cooperation (GIZ) visit him in his office in Abuja, earlier today. The Head of Programme, Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), Duke Benjamin was also part of the team that met the Minister.

  11 months ago ago
Power : Minister Assures Partners, Investors Of Favourable Policies, Business-Friendly Environment