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I Stand For Amotekun Dickson Declares, Criticises Centralised Security

I Stand For Amotekun Dickson Declares, Criticises Centralised Security

  Insis The governor of Bayelsa State, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, has said that the South West security initiative, Operation Amotekun, reflected in clears terms the inevitability of restructuring. The governor said that regional security mechanisms like Amotekun were necessitated by the politicisation and collapse of the centralised national security apparatus in the country. He said that the politicisation and ... Read More »

Amotekun reflects inevitability of restructuring- Gov Dickson

Amotekun reflects inevitability of restructuring- Gov Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that the South West Security Initiative, the Operation Amotekun, reflected in clears terms the inevitability of restructuring. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, on Monday, governor Dickson described Amotekun as a component of the restructuring which he had championed in the country The Governor who said that ... Read More »

Delta Chief Judge advocates NYSC, community leaders synergy to tackle corps members challenges

Delta Chief Judge advocates NYSC, community leaders synergy to tackle corps members challenges

The Delta State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro, has advocated synergy between the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) and community leaders to ameliorate accommodation and security challenges faced by corps members deployed to rural areas of the state. Justice Umukoro made the call when the current NYSC State Coordinator, Mrs Olutayo Samuel paid him a courtesy call in Asaba. He ... Read More »

Don’t abandon Maiduguri-Damaturu road, MURIC appeals to soldiers

Don’t abandon Maiduguri-Damaturu road, MURIC appeals to soldiers

An Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has appealed to soldiers in the North Eastern part of the country not to abandon Maiduguri – Damaturu road. There are reports that men of the Nigerian Army have abandoned the road since the state governor exposed the extortion going on in that axis. It will be recalled that Governor ... Read More »

Why we cut Maiduguri from national grid-TCN

Why we cut Maiduguri from national grid-TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday disclosed that Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State has been cut off from electricity supply from the national grid. TCN in a statement from its General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah explained that supply to Maiduguri and its environs were cut off because the insurgent group, Boko Haram damaged a number of ... Read More »

Third person killed by coronavirus as deadly disease spreads across four countries

Third person killed by coronavirus as deadly disease spreads across four countries

… Authorities in China believe the outbreak can be contained A third person has died as a result of a deadly virus outbreak in China with the number of cases tripling over the weekend, according to health officials. Fears of a major outbreak have increased after the new coronavirus strain infected another 136 people in the Chinese city of Wuhan, ... Read More »

NIDCOM to partner FRSC on hitch-free license process for Diasporans

NIDCOM to partner FRSC on hitch-free license process for Diasporans

An understanding has been forged between the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), on the ease of driving and licensing for diasporans upon their arrival in Nigeria. This agreement was made during a courtesy call by members of the FRSC, led by Assistant Corps Commandant (ACC) Owoechukwu Chukwuna, at the office of Hon. Abike ... Read More »

JAMB  spends N60m to upgrade schools, plans stadium in host community, as Oloyede visits Bwari Council Chairman

JAMB spends N60m to upgrade schools, plans stadium in host community, as Oloyede visits Bwari Council Chairman

Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede on Thursday, 16th, 2020 paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Bwari Area Council (BAC), of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Hon John Gabaya. The current edition of JAMBulletin, made available to The State Online by Dr Fabian Benjami, JAMB Head of Media, said the visit to JAMB’s host ... Read More »

No Mercy For Pipeline Vandals  – Governor Sanwo-Olu vows

No Mercy For Pipeline Vandals – Governor Sanwo-Olu vows

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has vowed to deal with vandals who caused the pipeline explosion in Abule Egba area of the state yesterday. The explosion reportedly caused by vandals, was said to have left no fewer than two people dead as many houses were razed. The governor who visited the site today said through his Twitter handle: “My ... Read More »

Supreme Court Ruling: Wike Congratulates Tambuwal

Supreme Court Ruling: Wike Congratulates Tambuwal

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has congratulated the Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal over his resounding victory at the Supreme Court. He described the victory as a confirmation of the overwhelming support given to him by the people of Sokoto. “I enjoin Governor Tambuwal to work for the unity and growth of the State through an ... Read More »

Supreme Court affirms Tambuwal’s victory

Supreme Court affirms Tambuwal’s victory

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State as the validly elected governor of the state. In a unanimous judgment, a seven-member panel of the court dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Aliyu, for lacking in merit. In the lead judgment, Justice Uwani Abba Aji ... Read More »

Gov. Ganduje condoles as three AKTH, Dala Orthopedic hospital doctors die

Gov. Ganduje condoles as three AKTH, Dala Orthopedic hospital doctors die

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commiserated with the families and  managements of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano State, over the deaths of Drs Abubakar Abdulkadir, Kulthum Abba and Abdurraheem Saliu. Both Drs Abdulkadir and Saliu were involved in a ghastly motor accident in Gumel, along Kano- Nguru road. With them involved in the accident was ... Read More »

We’ll make C of O available in 28 days, Gov Abiodun assures investors

We’ll make C of O available in 28 days, Gov Abiodun assures investors

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured potential investors willing to invest in the State that land would be made available to them within 28 days. The Governor, who spoke while contributing to discussions at the Executive Council Strategic Retreat held at the TCC Resort Centre, Ogere, in Ikenne Local Government Area, said this would enable those who want ... Read More »

Panic As Pipeline Explodes At Ile Epo In Abule Egba Area Of Lagos

Panic As Pipeline Explodes At Ile Epo In Abule Egba Area Of Lagos

A pipeline explosion at Ile Epo around the Abule Egba area of Lagos has sent many persons scampering to safety. The area was sent into a frenzy as the pipeline burst into flames. Many concerned Nigerians took to social media giving updates on the development. According to some of those who made posts online, the fire service was yet to ... Read More »

We are excited that Dangote Refinery is in Lagos-Sanwo Olu

We are excited that Dangote Refinery is in Lagos-Sanwo Olu

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has described as “exciting” the decision of the Dangote Group to site its petroleum, fertilizer and petrochemical company in Lagos. The governor said the decision is to the advantage of the state and will lead to real growth and development in the Lekki area and the state in particular. In a chat with ... Read More »

We may not be able to trust the Yoruba with power in 2023- Balarabe Musa

We may not be able to trust the Yoruba with power in 2023- Balarabe Musa

——————————– The Western Nigeria Security Network recently launched by the six governors of the Southwest states also known asAmotekun has suddenly become a challenging hypothesis to some Nigerians. What is your thinking about this security network? …. First of all, taking into account what happened in the history of Nigeria, this Amotekun will lead to a declaration of Oduduwa Republic. ... Read More »

TETFUND Unveils N4.9bn Projects in Balewa University

TETFUND Unveils N4.9bn Projects in Balewa University

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro yesterday unveiled four major projects at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi valued at N4.9 billion. The executive secretary, also, disclosed that the fund would spend the sum of N1billion in 2020 to construct the perimetre fence of the Gubi Permanent site of the ATBU, Bauchi. He revealed ... Read More »

Why I converted Bayelsa Governor’s lodge to hotel-Dickson

Why I converted Bayelsa Governor’s lodge to hotel-Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson saturday explained his decision to convert his official residence to a five-star hotel, noting that it was designed to make the state first investment destination across Africa. He, thus, warned against truncating his legacies, saying those without vision would not easily grasp how he managed to transform Bayelsa in the last couple of years, ... Read More »

Why Buhari’s men, security chiefs oppose Operation Amotekun

Why Buhari’s men, security chiefs oppose Operation Amotekun

FEARS that separatist and ethnic groups might take advantage of the introduction of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun to undermine national security were largely responsible for the declaration of the initiative as illegal by the federal government,The Nation can now confirm. Some members of the kitchen cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari and security chiefs are also opposed ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua prostrates as Buhari meets Nigerians living in UK (photos)

Anthony Joshua prostrates as Buhari meets Nigerians living in UK (photos)

Nigerian born British World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua on Saturday proved that he has not forgotten his cultural heritage as he prostrated flatly on his chest before President Muhammadu Buhari in London. This happened in the full glare of people and cameras shortly after presenting his belts to the president during Buhari’s meeting with Nigerians living in United Kingdom. ... Read More »