The Care taker committee (C.T.C) chairman of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, Mr. Christian Otiasah has condemned in very strong terms the killings by some unidentified gun-men in BE-DONE HOTEL in Abonnema, the local government headquarters.
He made the condemnation, during his visit to the hotel premises, and called on the security agencies in the area to fish out the culprits, and ensure that they are brought to book.
The successful implementation of SEEFOR Project is expected to facilitate improved management of the economies of implementing states and Nigeria by extension.
This was made known by the Secretary to the National Planning Commission (NPC), Mr. Bassey Akpanyung at the opening ceremony of the Annual Retreat of State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) Project in Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, Calabar, Cross River State.
The Secretary to the Commission who was represented by the National Project Coordinator of SEEFOR Project, Mr. Tunde Lawal stated that the “Project holds promises of a new dawn in Nigeria.”
The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved the refinancing of a loan with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.
The approval followed the Governors request to refinance a loan of N5.9 billion only, currently with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc to Fidelity Bank Plc.
The Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi in a letter sent to the Assembly said that the reason for the transfer is that Fidelity Bank Plc’s rate is favourable and has a longer tenure that would ease the financial burden on the State and improve the fiscal status.
The Rivers State Government is set to honour some outstanding companies for their contribution to the economic growth and social stability of the State.
This was disclosed by the Rivers State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Chuma Chinye in his office today in Port Harcourt while inaugurating a five member committee to handle the corporate award programme.
The Chairman, Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Sir Ngo Martyns Yellowe, has reiterated its commitment to re-position the State Civil Service for better service.
Sir Ngo stated this in Port Harcourt during a courtesy visit by members of the Governing Council of the Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology.
The Chairman, who expressed gratitude for the visit assured the visitors that the Commission would always live up to expectation in carrying out its statutory functions of recruitment, promotion, discipline and transfer of Civil Servants in the State Service.
He said the well-being of Civil Servants is of utmost interest and concern