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Breaking: Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa on Friday- FG

Breaking: Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa on Friday- FG

  The Federal Government has said an Air Peace aircraft will be despatched to South Africa on Friday to evacuate Nigerians back home. This was disclosed on Wednesday through a press statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This Ministry however said that gesture is for those wishing to return from South Africa which is currently in the grip of ... Read More »

Alaibe bemoans irregularities in Bayelsa PDP guber primary, asks supporters not to despair

Alaibe bemoans irregularities in Bayelsa PDP guber primary, asks supporters not to despair

“To my supporters and friends, let it be known that no one could have been more disappointed with the outcome of our governorship primary that held on Tuesday September 3 than me. I know you are awfully disappointed too. But our disappointment is certainly not that the outcome was against our wish to obtain the mandate of our great party, ... Read More »

MTN panics, closes Shops nationwide

MTN panics, closes Shops nationwide

Telecommunication giant of South Africa origin, MTN Nigeria has announced closure of it’s Shops nationwide. This might not be unconnected with the reprisal attacks on its offices and facilities in different parts of the country over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. In a short message to it’s subscribers on Wednesday, MTN wrote that: “Yello! Our shops are unavailable ... Read More »

Breaking: Nigeria recalls Ambassador to South Africa, demands compensation for attacks

Breaking: Nigeria recalls Ambassador to South Africa, demands compensation for attacks

Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa. The nation has also pulled out of the World Economic Summit due to hold soon in South Africa. It also demanded full compensation, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported, quoting a “presidential source.” The steps were believed to have been taken at a three-man meeting, comprising President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President ... Read More »

Features:Oyetola and the policy of all-inclusive governance, By Jibola Oyekunle

Features:Oyetola and the policy of all-inclusive governance, By Jibola Oyekunle

A somewhat melodramatic pose played out at a recent press briefing by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, held in Iragbiji, the Governor’s country home. A question, reminding the governor of his promise to run an all-inclusive, all participatory government and seeking to know if that would literally translate to possible appointment of members of the opposition parties into his ... Read More »

NNPC gives reasons for redeployment of 11 management staff at NPDC

NNPC gives reasons for redeployment of 11 management staff at NPDC

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has clarified the redeployment of 11 management staff of its flagship upstream subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), saying it was aimed at repositioning the company to meet it production and reserve targets. Addressing newsmen at the NNPC Towers on Tuesday, the NNPC Chief Operating Officer, Upstream, Mr. Rowland Ewubare, said the ... Read More »

Community policing: Recruitment of locals to start soon, says IGP

Community policing: Recruitment of locals to start soon, says IGP

  … To seek Oyetola’s inputs in Osun selection exercise The Inspector General of the Nigeria Police, Mr. Muhammed Abubakar Adamu has said the inputs of Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola would be required in the recruitment of locals for community policing to start anytime soon.  The police boss disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Governor Oyetola in his ... Read More »

A Conversation On Nigeria And South Africa, By Babafemi Ojudu

A Conversation On Nigeria And South Africa, By Babafemi Ojudu

  Ojudu (in red cap) * At the University of Witts in South Africa yesterday ( Tuesday) after giving a talk to The Conversation Africa on Nigeria and The Buhari Policy Options, we exchanged ideas on South Africa – Nigeria relations , xenophobia and the need for the leaders of the two countries to establish close relations and be seen ... Read More »

NYSC DG to corps members: Respect NYSC Act, don’t deface NYSC uniforms

NYSC DG to corps members: Respect NYSC Act, don’t deface NYSC uniforms

  Corps Members have been warned not to deface their uniforms which serves as national identity. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave the warning while addressing 2019 Batch ‘B’ Steam Two Corps Members undergoing their induction course at NYSC Oyo State and NYSC Kwara State Orientation Camps respectively. He also appealed to them to study the NYSC Act and ... Read More »

NiRA Congratulates Pantami, Urges Him To Strengthen ICT Sector, Promote .Ng

NiRA Congratulates Pantami, Urges Him To Strengthen ICT Sector, Promote .Ng

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has congratulated the immediate past Director  General of NITDA, Dr. Isa Pantami, on his recent inauguration as Minister of Communications. In the congratulatory message, the President of NiRA, Mr. Muhammed Rudman, said that Dr. Pantami’s appointment brought so much joy in the ICT industry. The message reads: “It is with great pleasure that Mr. ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu: We’ll recruit teachers to maximise quality training

Sanwo-Olu: We’ll recruit teachers to maximise quality training

  …Commissions 110-Bed Maternity Home, School in Ajah Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday disclosed that the State would be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools. The Governor said his administration would spare no effort to expand quality teaching to pupils in all state-owned schools. Gov Sanwo-Olu and wife, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu* The ... Read More »