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Senate passes S’East Devt Commission Bill

ABUJA—THE senate  yesterday passed a bill for the Establishment of the South East Development Commission that would be saddled with the responsibilities of managing and administering funds received from the federation account for the purpose of reinvigorating and harnessing the commercial potentials as well as the overall socio- economic development of the geo- political zone.

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Man, 56, murdered over N800 EEDC Bill in Abia

UMUAHIA—ABIA State Police Command has paraded one Jude Enyinanya Okebugwu, 29, for the alleged murder of the chairman of Umuoko village in Ntigha Umukalu in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of the state, Mr. Chibuzor Ogbunma, 56, over the payment of N800 Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, electricity bill.

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POLIO ERADICATION: Six northern govs, monarchs reaffirm commitment to partnering Dangote, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

In a bid to get Nigeria certified polio free, six states in the Northern Nigeria and prominent traditional rulers from the region have renewed commitment to delivering life-saving vaccines to their children through routine immunization, as part of their partnerships with the Dangote Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other developmental partners to get rid of polio from the nation.

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