’98 million Nigerians multidimensionally poor’- UNDP


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says the number of Nigerians, who are multidimensionally poor has increased from 86 million to 98 million in the past decade up to 2017. This is contained in a statement on Thursday by Lucky Musonda, UNDP’s communications specialist, head of communication unit. Musonda stated that the figures are part of […]

NDDC’s 104 projects yet to take-off in Cross River

…agency inaugurates township road   At least 104 projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are yet to take-off in Cross River State, while 138 other projects are ongoing, business a.m.  has learnt. Meanwhile, the commission inaugurated only a township road, Adam Duke-Asuquo Ekpo Street in Calabar South Local Government Area, which it said, is part […]

JAMB seeks Rivers’ assistance to build 500-seat capacity CBT centre

…but says it retains N2bn from IGR     Nigeria’s tertiary education admission quango, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) which organizes entrance examinations into Nigeria’s tertiary educational institutions, the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), is going cap-in-hand to the Rivers State government asking for a temporary office for its daily operations in the state. The board […]