Sunday, June 25, 2017

Kwara assembly passes health insurance bill

OrderPaperToday - The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to make healthcare affordable and accessible throughout the State. The bill titled " Kwara State Health Insurance Law" is sponsored by member representing...

IWD: Delta Speaker advocates gender balance

OrderPaperToday -  Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Monday Igbuya has promised to protect women’s rights through legislative reforms. In a statement in Asaba on Tuesday to mark International Women’s Day, Igbuya praised the...

Rivers Assembly Moves to Forestall Herdsmen/Indigenes Crisis 

OrderPaperToday - Following rising unease over the activities of herdsmen in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State, the State House of Assembly has called on the state Police command to wade into...

Kidnapping: Delta Speaker Tackles Vanguard

The Office of the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, has issued a 24 -hour ultimatum to the daily editor of Vanguard to retract a publication claiming that an aide to the wife of...

Kwara Assembly Acquires Land for Farming

OrderPaperToday - The Kwara State House of Assembly has acquired 310 hectares of land for farming as a way of demonstrating that agriculture remains the surest avenue for economic re-engineering and a path out of...

Tambuwal signs Sokoto’s N204.3bn 2017 budget into law

Governor Aminu Tambuwal Friday night signed into law the state's 2017 appropriation bill of N204.3 billion. Speaking at the event, Tambuwal expressed delight at the timely passage of the budget document by the state House...

Assembly rejects budget for Kwara agriculture

The Kwara State House of Assembly Committee on Water and Agriculture Resources says the  allocation of N133m for the agricultural sector in 2017 budget is grossly inadequate and unacceptable. To this end, it has directed...

Recruitment: Kwara Assembly Summons SSG

OrderPaperToday - The Kwara State House of Assembly has summoned the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Isiaka Gold, and Chairman, Kwara State lnternal Revenue Service (KWIRS), Muritala Awodun, over observed irregularities in the recent military...

Okowa assent to 13 bills

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya on Tuesday made an assessment of the journey so far, saying the Sixth Assembly has made reasonable contributions to the development of the state. Speaking at...

Kwara assembly committed to raising bar on good governance

OrderPaperToday - The Kwara State House of Assembly says it will raise the bar of good governance in the state in the new year to further make democratic governance more meaningful to the people...

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NCC Assures Subscribers of Network Integrity of Etisalat

The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a planned takeover of Etisalat by a consortium of banks.   As a result of...

Reps to grill PEF boss over irregularities on petrol claims

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has summoned the Executive Secretary of Petroleum...

How HMOs made away with N351bn health insurance funds

By Alex Okoro OrderPaperToday - Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) have reportedly made away with N351billion released by government to fund health insurance for citizens. This was revealed by...

NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

OrderPaperToday – The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said its push for a speedy passage of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill by the...

EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in...