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BMO faults Gov Yari on impending recession alert

BMO faults Gov Yari on impending recession alert

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has joined the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NCCI) to debunk the statement credited to Governor of Zamfara State at the Nigerian Governors Forum that the Governors should brace up for another recession in 2020. BMO, in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary ... Read More »

NUJ demands protection of rights of journalists

NUJ demands protection of rights of journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), zone B has reiterated the need for the protection of the rights of Nigerian Journalists even as it enjoined Journalists to demonstrate high level professionalism in the discharge of their duties. The zone also called on the federal government and the National Assembly to make the rights of Nigerian Journalists a priority in the ... Read More »

Mozzi Out to Prevent Spread of Malaria in Nigeria –  Labuschagne

Mozzi Out to Prevent Spread of Malaria in Nigeria – Labuschagne

Mozzi, a range of mosquito and insect repellent products manufactured by PCMN Ltd, has been playing a commendable part in the fight against malaria scourge in Nigeria. Mozzi was an active participant at World Malaria Day in Abuja recently. Mr. Hendrik Labuschagne, a director of PCMN, had a chat with news men at the event. Dapo Olaosebikan captured it. Excerpts: ... Read More »

Galaxy: The Unveiling of a Voodoo Tycoon

Galaxy: The Unveiling of a Voodoo Tycoon

By Tony Egbulefu For 28 years, Babagana Abba Dalori lived a quiet and dreary life. With all the risks to lives and limbs in his native Borno State, North-east Nigeria, he wished above all things to graduate safe and alive from the Electrical and Electronics Department of University of Maiduguri, (UniMaid), do his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme and ... Read More »

EFCC Nabs 37 Suspected Yahoo Boys

EFCC Nabs 37 Suspected Yahoo Boys

The South-east Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The arrest followed a raid on some targeted residences in Okwu Urata, Aladinma and Egbu areas. The Commission’s action followed intelligence report which pointed that the suspects were living lavish lifestyles without any known means of ... Read More »

No part of the country will be neglected – Buhari

No part of the country will be neglected – Buhari

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. President Muhammadu Buhari has assured equity and just in the provision of infrastructural development among the six geopolitical zones of the country, pledged no any part of the country will witness neglect. Speaking through his representative, Lt. General Abdulrahman Bello Danbazau (rtd) on the commissioning of Erosion and Flood Control and Road Improvement works at Federal ... Read More »

Four Kwara Officials Arraigned for Money Laundering

Four Kwara Officials Arraigned for Money Laundering

By Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office, on Thursday, May 2, 2019 arraigned four officials of the Kwara State Government, before Justice Babangana Ashigar of a Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on a two-count charge bordering on money laundering. Those arraigned include: Abubakar Ishiak, Permanent Secretary; Shina Mudasir Akorede, Director of Administration and ... Read More »

Look out for Ramadan crescent on Sunday, National Moon Sighting Committee tells Muslims

Look out for Ramadan crescent on Sunday, National Moon Sighting Committee tells Muslims

The National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs ( NSCIA) has asked Muslims in the country to look out for the Ramadan crescent on Sunday. Professor Usman A. El-Nafaty made the statement on behalf of the committee. He said:”Coming Sunday, 5th May 2019G is the 29th of Sha’baan 1440H and hence the first day ... Read More »

Managing Nigeria Diversity, Big Challenge – Kukah

Managing Nigeria Diversity, Big Challenge – Kukah

Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, says one of the major problems facing the country was her inability to manage diversity. Kukah stated this at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) in Abuja on Thursday with the theme: “Optimizing Public Relations Strategies for National Cohesion’’ . He said the quest for national ... Read More »

I will not relent on industrialization agenda- Gov Ayade

I will not relent on industrialization agenda- Gov Ayade

Cross River state industrialization agenda, cannot afford to have policies and regional agreements, that put it at disadvantage position with competing nations and states in the region, Governor Ben Ayade has disclosed. In the same vein, the governor charge states to protect their economy from adverse foreign investment policies, that would take advantage of the resources and leave the communities ... Read More »

Features-Sustainable Development Stories: Accepting A TRUST, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Features-Sustainable Development Stories: Accepting A TRUST, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Since the colonial era, the stories often told of most Sub-Saharan Africa countries, Asia and the Pacific as well as the Caribbean were primarily subjective. I refer to such stories in this presentation as negative SWOC/T stories. They were stories of their sins and sicknesses, of wars, oddities and catastrophes. Africa was usually grotesquely painted as the Dark Continent. Granted ... Read More »