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Delegates At GMSC Want Maritime Crime Proceeds Treated Like Blood Diamond

Delegates At GMSC Want Maritime Crime Proceeds Treated Like Blood Diamond

  Mr Dakuku* Delegates at the Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) rose Wednesday from the three days engagement from Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, with a firm declaration to globally criminalise acts of insecurity and proceeds from illegal maritime activities from the zone as was with the case of the “Blood Diamonds” In a ... Read More »

AASDU president, Osakwe, commends Awba-Ofemili on N100m Civic Centre Fund project

AASDU president, Osakwe, commends Awba-Ofemili on N100m Civic Centre Fund project

  *L-R: Member of delegation of the Association of Anambra State Development Unions (AASDU Lagos) Chief Mezie Okwuosa; Chairman, Awba-Ofemili Development Union (ADU) Lagos, Mr. Remmy Nweke; another AASDU delegate, Forwarder Stanley Ezenga; Secretary-General AASDU and leader of the delegation, Barr. Ubaka Nwonwu, who represented President-General, AASDU, Chief Barr Vincent Osakwe and 2nd ADU Lagos representative to AASDU, Chief Benard Chidebe ... Read More »

Nigeria: Some statistics from IMF, World Bank, are wild estimates, says Buhari as he inaugurates Economic Advisory Council

Nigeria: Some statistics from IMF, World Bank, are wild estimates, says Buhari as he inaugurates Economic Advisory Council

  President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja administered oaths of office on members of the newly constituted Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), and also set an agenda of what they should accomplish in the shortest possible time. Speaking at a meeting with the 8-man Council chaired by Prof. Doyin Salami, President Buhari charged them to focus on developing reliable data ... Read More »

Buhari receives ex-ministers who served under his military regime, recalls ‘how we got things done then’

Buhari receives ex-ministers who served under his military regime, recalls ‘how we got things done then’

  It was a refreshing time of going down memory lane, as President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received at State House, Abuja, some of the Ministers who served with him as military head of state between January 1984 and August 1985. The President recalled “how we got things done then,” because it was a military administration, and pledged to “carry ... Read More »

BBC Report: Omo-Agege explains why he reintroduced anti-sexual harassment bill

BBC Report: Omo-Agege explains why he reintroduced anti-sexual harassment bill

Concerned parents and youth should help energize support for proposals towards enacting an effective law against sexual harassment in workplaces and educational institutions, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. A statement issued by his Media Office on Wednesday explained why he decided to reintroduce the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institution Prohibition Bill, which he first proposed ... Read More »

NERC may revoke licences of Ikeja, Abuja, Kaduna electricity companies, five others

NERC may revoke licences of Ikeja, Abuja, Kaduna electricity companies, five others

  Eight electricity distribution companies (Discos) in the country may lose their operating licences for breaching some provisions of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act in July 2019. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),said the eight companies are Ikeja Abuja, Benin, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, Port Harcourt and Yola Discos. In a notice posted on its website on Tuesday evening, NERC ... Read More »

Police Launch Manhunt to Rescue Abuja Kidnap Victims

Police Launch Manhunt to Rescue Abuja Kidnap Victims

  The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has said it has launched a manhunt to rescue the people kidnapped in Pegi Community of Kuje Area Council on Monday. DSP Anjuguri Manzah, Police Public Relations Officer of the Command who gave the assurance in a press statement said: “The Police Command of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja wishes to inform ... Read More »

Wadume:  Panel Submits Report on the Killing of Policemen by Soldiers in Taraba, indicts Army Captain

Wadume: Panel Submits Report on the Killing of Policemen by Soldiers in Taraba, indicts Army Captain

Following the directive of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari for an immediate investigation into the unfortunate incident that led to the killing of 3 Nigerian Police Force (NPF) personnel and 2 civilians by troops of the Nigerian Army (NA) along Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State, the Chief of Defence Staff General AG Olonisakin constituted a Board ... Read More »

Sadiya Farouq: Agenda-Setting for Nigeria’s Humanitarian Affairs Minister By Yushau A. Shuaib

Sadiya Farouq: Agenda-Setting for Nigeria’s Humanitarian Affairs Minister By Yushau A. Shuaib

  Yushau A. Shuaib* When President Muhammadu Buhari announced Sadiya Umar Farouq as the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, only a few people could truly decipher the gamut of huge responsibilities and critical roles of this super-powerful Ministry. *Ms. Sadiya Umar Farouq* The idea for the establishment of the Ministry was proposed by the House of ... Read More »

Taidob, Ogun State college to represent Nigeria at 2019 Junior Achievement Africa Competition in Ghana

Taidob, Ogun State college to represent Nigeria at 2019 Junior Achievement Africa Competition in Ghana

  An Abeokuta, Ogun State based secondary school, Taidob College will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Junior Achievement Africa Competition in Ghana. This was disclosed by the US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement. The Embassy stated that “Friday, Junior Achievement Nigeria celebrated its 20th Anniversary. As part of the day-long celebration, 12 student-led companies from across Nigeria competed in ... Read More »

Women moulders of nation builders, says Gov Oyetola

Women moulders of nation builders, says Gov Oyetola

  Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun said on Tuesday that women across the globe deserve recognition and commendation for being moulders of all builders of nation the world over. The governor, who said this while delivering a goodwill message at the 2nd National Women’s Conference held in Osogbo, described women’s role in leadership as booster to the ... Read More »

Arch. Dangiwa not among Abuja-based Katsina politicians opposed to Gov Masari- Group

Arch. Dangiwa not among Abuja-based Katsina politicians opposed to Gov Masari- Group

  Gov Masari* Re: ABUJA POLITICIANS FROM KATSINA, AN EXENORATION NOTE FOR ARCH. DANGIWA By Dangiwa Support Group Our attention has been drawn to an online publication in some prominent news papers like THISDAY, indicting Arch. Ahmed Dangiwa as part of the Abuja based Katsina Politicians supporting the PDP at Court in its case against APC in Katsina state. We ... Read More »