Onne Ports trains 20 indigenes from host communities in artisanship

Onne Ports, a major component of the Eastern Ports, has embarked on corporate social initiatives in its host communities, to stave off occasional community restive attacks on the port area. To this end, some 20 indigenes drawn from Ogu and Onne would go for training and empowerment in artisanship. The programme is being packaged by […]

Enugu pledges to improve its sub-national ease-of-doing business

…as Ugwuanyi inaugurates neurosurgical health facility Enugu, Nigeria’s south-eastern sub-national state, with an estimated gross domestic product (GDP) economy of $6.5 billion, says it is ramping up its ease-of-doing business, especially to attract private investment into the coal-rich state. Already, one of such private investments is a multi-million-naira neurosurgical reference health facility, the Memfys Hospital, […]

Rivers to spend N480bn in 2019

Nigeria’s oil-rich sub-national to spend N480.411 billion for the 2019 fiscal year, which is only 5.43 percent of Nigeria’s N8.83 trillion national budget for the incoming year. Governor Nyesom Wike, while presenting the 2019 state Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly for consideration and approval on, christened it, “budget of sustainable growth and […]