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Governors To Re-organize Security Architecture In South West

Governors To Re-organize Security Architecture In South West

  *L-R: Governors Dapo Abiodun, Rotimi Akerefolu, Kayode Fayemi and Babajide Sanwo-Olu* South-west Governors on Monday met at the Ondo State Governor’s Office to discuss and later agreed to reorganise the security architecture in our various states. The meeting was necessitated by the growing insecurity across the country and its recent emergence in the southwest region. The Governors unanimously agreed ... Read More »

Fowler Inaugurates Technical Committee As Work begins on implementation of National Tax Policy

  *Mr Babatunde Fowler* In line with the Federal Government’s determination to reform Nigeria’s tax system towards effective economic growth, a team of tax experts charged with the responsibility for implementation of the National Tax Policy has been inaugurated in Abuja on Tuesday. Chairman of the Committee who is also the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) ... Read More »

Agatu Attacks: Senate Urges FG to Act Proactively to Curtail Insecurity, Killings

Agatu Attacks: Senate Urges FG to Act Proactively to Curtail Insecurity, Killings

  By Haruna Salami The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, unanimously urged the federal government to take proactive measures to contain insecurity and killings ravaging Agatu in Benue state and most states of the federation. The resolution was sequel to a motion sponsored, by Senator Patrick Abba Moro (Benue South) with the support of Senators Gabriel Suswam (Benue North East); Emmanuel ... Read More »

Army hands over 151 de-radicalized B’Haram combatants to Borno

Army hands over 151 de-radicalized B’Haram combatants to Borno

  *Gov Zulum* BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Coordinator of Nigerian Army Safe Corridor (NASC), Maj-Gen. Bamidele Shafa has handed over 151 surrendered and de-radicalized Boko Haram combatants to Borno state government for re-integration. The de-radicalization exercise was to prepare the combatants for re-integration into society, after 21 months training programme in camp at Gombe, Gombe state. Presenting the combatants ... Read More »

JUST IN: Full list of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

JUST IN: Full list of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

1. Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello(Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Ambassador Maryam Katagun (Bauchi) 8. Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa) 9.George Akume (Benue) 10.Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Borno) 11. Goddy Jedy Agba (Cross River) 12.Festus Keyamo (Delta) 13. Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi) 14. Osagie Ehanire (Edo) 15.Clement. ... Read More »

Buhari May Proscribe Shiite IMN in Nigeria

Buhari May Proscribe Shiite IMN in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari may proscribe the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), PREMIUM TIMES reports. The proscription, which is likely to come in form of an executive order, may be made public today, the paper learnt. An emergency meeting of security chiefs held at the State House late Monday afternoon, and the conclusion was that the IMN will be declared an ... Read More »

BREAKING: Amaechi, Aregbesola, Saraki, others make Buhari’s ministerial list

BREAKING: Amaechi, Aregbesola, Saraki, others make Buhari’s ministerial list

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the list of ministerial nominees to Senate for confirmation. On the list announced by Senate President Ahmed Lawan are: 1. Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello(Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Ambassador Maryam Katagun (Bauchi) 8. Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa) ... Read More »

National Diaspora Day holds July 25, 2019

National Diaspora Day holds July 25, 2019

  *President Buhari* The Federal Government of Nigeria has set aside the 25th of July of each year in recognition of the contribution of Nigerians in the Diaspora to national development and to celebrate the Diaspora who have achieved feats in various fields of endeavor. It is also aimed at reviewing areas requiring improvement, encourage interaction and dialogue on matters ... Read More »

Abuja Shiites/Police clash: NUJ mourns death of Channels TV Reporter

Abuja Shiites/Police clash: NUJ mourns death of Channels TV Reporter

  The Channels Television Reporter who was hit by stray bullet during the clash between the Police and members of the Shiite group on Monday in Abuja has been confirmed dead. Reacting, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, described the death of Precious Owolabi on Monday as one too many. Owolabi, a corps member serving with Channels TV, was ... Read More »

Lagos State Govt. conducts test for model college candidates

Lagos State Govt. conducts test for model college candidates

*Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu* The Lagos State Government has conducted the 2019 Screening Test for about 11,000 candidates seeking admission into Lagos State Junior Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools. Speaking during the examination monitoring exercise on Saturday, the Director, Administration and Human Resources in the State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Folashade Lediju commended the peaceful conduct of the screening ... Read More »

Buhari sets target for electricity sector, says 11,000 megawatts achievable by 2023

Buhari sets target for electricity sector, says 11,000 megawatts achievable by 2023

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja challenged stakeholders in the electricity sector to improve supply to Nigerians, urging them to reach 7, 000 megawatts by 2021, and work towards 11, 000 megawatts by 2023, while ensuring better distribution to businesses and homes. The President, who witnessed an agreement signing ceremony with Siemens AG at the State House, said the ... Read More »

Features:  APM, campaign has ended and quality governance is being engendered by Gov Abiodun

Features: APM, campaign has ended and quality governance is being engendered by Gov Abiodun

  By SF Ojo Emmanuel RE: ANOTHER ATTEMPT BY GOV DAPO ABIODUN TO CLAIM CHEAP GLORY ON ACHIEVEMENTS RECORDED IN TONGEJI ISLAND, IPOKIA LG Our attention has been drawn to a statement credited to the gubernatorial candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the 2019 Ogun State gubernatorial election, Hon. Akinlade that the Ogun State Governor, His Excellency Prince ... Read More »