Enugu Govt. Approves N400m Rural Projects Counterpart Fund 

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the release of the sum of N400, 238,237 .00 as counterpart fund payment to the state’s Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II) to enable the project continue effectively.

The project is under the joint sponsorship of the World Bank and French Development Agency in collaboration with the Federal and Enugu State Governments, established to improve the ease of transportation and bring sustained access to the rural population through rehabilitation and maintenance of key rural roads in selected states in the country.

Briefing newsmen after the meeting of the State Executive Council (EXCO), the State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji, stated that Enugu State had taken its pride of place as one of the states where RAMP programme was being implemented effectively.

Mr. Nnaji disclosed that nine rural roads totaling 115.36km were being executed in the first phase of the Enugu RAMP II, adding that “the…

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Atiku mourns ex-IGP Coomassie

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described late Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, as a disciplined and upright police chief whose tenure witnessed an outstanding time in the history of the Nigeria Police Force.

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2019: Atiku may declare interest in Presidency Saturday

Billy Graham Abel Yola

All is now set for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s mega rally in Adamawa State as stakeholders within the PDP household nationwide, will converge in Yola, the state capital, on Saturday, for what is expected to be the formal declaration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar  to run for president of Nigeria in 2019.

The rally is expected to be the party’s attempt to set itself on the right track to reclaim the state it had in its firm grip for the past 16 years.

A press release from Atiku’s media, office made available to Daily Sun, on Friday said, “After several months of consultations with critical stakeholders in Nigeria and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will, on Saturday, 21 July, make a formal declaration to contest the 2019 presidential election under the PDP.”

According to the press release, “Atiku’s decision to join the presidential race in 2019 is in response to…

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