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Ekweremadu’s Nuremberg ‘trial’…

Ekweremadu’s Nuremberg ‘trial’…

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 According to Wikipedia, the Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals held after World War II (1939 – 1945) after the defeat of Germany’s Adolf Hitler and his Axis Alliance (Germany, Japan and Italy) by the Allied Powers (Britain, France, USSR and the United States) under international law and the laws of ... Read More »

We will take proactive initiatives to end flooding—Gov Makinde

We will take proactive initiatives to end flooding—Gov Makinde

…Commends IUFMP initiative Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, today, expressed the readiness of his government to take proactive measures that would help put an end to flooding in the State. Governor Makinde, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, made the pledge at the closing ceremony of the workshop on Ibadan flood forecast, ... Read More »

Fayemi congratulates ex- Gov Adebayo on inauguration as minister

Fayemi congratulates ex- Gov Adebayo on inauguration as minister

    The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated a former Governor of the State, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, on his inauguration as Minister of the Federal Republic by President Mohammadu Buhari. Otunba Adebayo who was Ekiti State Governor between 1999 and 2003 was sworn in as the Minister of Industries, Trade and Investment, alongside others in Abuja ... Read More »

Buhari Assigns Portfolio To Ministers

Buhari Assigns Portfolio To Ministers

1) Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah – Abia, Mines and Steel Development, State 2) Muhammed Musa Bello – Adamawa, FCT 3) Sen. Godswill Obot Akpabio – Akwa Ibom, Niger Delta 4) Chris Ngige – Anambra, Labour & Employment 5) Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra, Environment, State 6) Adamu Adamu – Bauchi, Education 7) Amb Maryam Katagum – Bauchi, Industry, Trade and Investment, State ... Read More »

Opinion-Sambisa as a RUGA: Leveraging on Tourism in Nigeria, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Opinion-Sambisa as a RUGA: Leveraging on Tourism in Nigeria, By Abdulwarees Solanke

The first and only time I visited Calabar, the Cross River State capital was over eight years ago as head, Voice of Nigeria Training Centre to attend the Conference of Head of Training Institutions in Nigeria organized by the Centre for Management Development, CMD. During the three-day programme, I soaked myself in the freshness of a city that prides itself ... Read More »

FG appoints Kashifu Abdullahi as new NITDA boss

FG appoints Kashifu Abdullahi as new NITDA boss

The Federal Government yesterday appointed Mr Kashifu Abdullahi as the new Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA. Mrs Hadiza Umar, head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations of NITDA confirmed the appointment to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. Umar quoted a statement signed by Mr Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on ... Read More »

Lagos Commissioners Get Portfolios As Sanwo-Olu Charges Them On Exemplary Leadership

Lagos Commissioners Get Portfolios As Sanwo-Olu Charges Them On Exemplary Leadership

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Tuesday constituted the state’s Executive Council, with the swearing in of 35 cabinet members who took the oath as Commissioners and Special Advisers. The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall in the Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council ... Read More »

Sowore, others got millions of dollars to violently overthrow Buhari, free El-Zakzaky, says DSS

Sowore, others got millions of dollars to violently overthrow Buhari, free El-Zakzaky, says DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has challenged the Federal High Court order, allowing it to detain Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, for 45 days against its request of 90 days pending investigation. The DSS argued that its investigation so far revealed that “RevolutionNow” was allegedly a smokescreen for the actual intention of Sowore and his allies “to topple ... Read More »

Kaspersky: The dark side of apps

Kaspersky: The dark side of apps

6 Android apps that were downloaded a staggering 90 million times from the Google Play Store were found to have been loaded with the PreAMo malware LAGOS, Nigeria, August 20, 2019/ — Mobile device security threats are on the rise and it’s not hard to see why. In 2019 the number of worldwide mobile phone users is forecast (http://bit.ly/2Hga58i) to reach 4.68 ... Read More »

Fayemi appoints Olanipekun new VC of Ekiti varsity

Fayemi appoints Olanipekun new VC of Ekiti varsity

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, on Tuesday, approved the appointment of an industrial chemist, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, as the Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Olanipekun is a former Dean of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the university. The appointment of the 53-year-old don, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, ... Read More »