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August 15, 2018

Int’l Ecumenical Dialogue holds in Owerri

The International Ecumenical Dialogue (IED) holds in Owerri

  …As DG, Dr. Akubuiro launches book The International Ecumenical Dialogue (IED), a conference initiative of Nigeria professionals and concerned citizens was Thursday May 31held at the De Legend Hotel Owerri with the theme: Involvement of Christians in politics – the Nigerian experience. The maiden conference which featured book launch authored by its Director General, Dr. Chris Akubuiro was an opportunity for Christians and people across board to share views and positions that would provide strong voice in matters concerning the common good of the people. Justice B.C. Iheka, Judge of Imo State High Court chaired the event, while Prof….

Federal Government inaugurates c’ttee on farmer-herder clashes

The Federal Government has set up a technical committee to tackle the persistent violent conflicts between the pastoralists and sedentary farmers in the country. The committee is chaired by the Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Professor Oshita O. Oshita. A letter signed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, said the committee would develop a suitable roadmap for an expanded stakeholders’ meeting. It is also expected to outline a tentative strategy to deal with the conflict vis-à-vis the methodology for an open stakeholders’ forum; identify the problems underlying the conflict…

Federal wage bill hits N1.8trn

Federal Government yesterday bemoaned its rising wage bill, disclosing that emoluments of public servants have hit N1.8 trillion  from N857 billion in 2009.It also announced that the  number of public servants in the employ of the Federal Government had risen to  1.2 million.Minister of  Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, disclosed this at a tripartite meeting held at the instance of the House Committee on Health.The meeting was targeted at  finding an end to the ongoing  nationwide strike by Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).The minister was  represented by  the Director General, Budget Office, Dr. Bright Okogu. She  lamented…

Women of letters honoured in Owerri – Including Dr. Mrs. Joy Oguh

The Director of Continuing Education and Part-Time Studies of Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo, Dr. (Mrs.) Nneoma Joy Oguh (LSM) has advised women to be equipped with the great tool of education in order to prepare themselves for full participation in national development. She noted that women education when attained will enhance women in the world of excellence, labour and productivity, fulfillment, integrity and dignity. Dr. (Mrs.) Oguh stated this at a forum for celebration of Ladies of Letters and Womanhood organized by Imo Network of Professionals in conjunction with Opinion Research Communications Inc. in Owerri. Dr. (Mrs.) Oguh – a…