SOME CONCERNS AND CLARIFICATIONS

Tokyo International Conference

Day two in Japan and it was mainly for exhaling, catching our breath, receiving briefings and preparing for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), which holds from August 28-31. The program outline is rich and holds much for Africa in different spheres like deepening sustainable and resilient society, building peace and stability, agriculture, climate change, and disaster risk reduction, human resource development, education, blue economy, and many others. From concerns and comments on social media, one is compelled to make some clarifications. No, not in response…

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BREAKING: Buhari approves new Niger Delta Development Commission board chairman

Niger Delta Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-man new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, with Dr. Pius Odubu from Edo State as the chairman. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, on behalf of the SGF, however, said that the appointment was subject to the confirmation of the Senate. The statement said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission. “The…

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