FG promises to implement 5% of jobs for persons with disabilities

October 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed readiness to implement the law mandating Five per cent of jobs at both private and public sectors are allocated to people living with disabilities. Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, who made this disclosure weekend in Abuja said his ministry will issue circular to all the ministries and parastatals by next week.  Already, Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday for Eid ul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, “congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Read More

EndSARS: No protest ‘ll be allowed in Osun, CP warns

October 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state commissioner of police, Olawale Olokode, Monday said he will not allow any protest in the name of celebrating one year anniversary of End SARS.He thereby warned those that are planning to embark on protest to desist, noting that mechanism has been put in place to stop the protest. The CP in a statement made available to the newsmen Read More

Independence: End insecurity now, NCP tasks govts

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Conscience Party (NCP) has called on government at all levels to deploy strategies that will end insecurity bedeviling the country.The party also called on other political parties to emulate by allowing inclusiveness. In a statement released Friday in Abuja by the Special Assistance to the NCP’s national chairman, Comrade Omole Olusegun, asked all members of the party “to Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover, Kpokpogri, drags DSS, actress to court, demands N10bn

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Estranged lover of Tonto Dikeh, a nollywood actress, Prince Joseph Kpokpogri, has dragged the actress and the Department of State Services (DSS) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the case dated 20th September, 2021 and filed today with Suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/1092/2021, the Plaintiff prayed the court for a restraining order stopping Read More

Peace’s Day: NUPEC has blueprint to solve insecurity – Nneji

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Dr. Chinedu Nneji, has revealed that the Corps has developed a blueprint on how to resolve obvious insecurity bedeviling Nigeria. Nneji assured that the blueprint will be deployed to work as soon as National Assembly legislate its bill and the Corps is commissioned by the federal government. Speaking Tuesday in Read More

Court of Appeal marks maiden legal year celebration

September 13, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Activities marking the maiden Legal Year celebration for 2021 holds today at the Court of Appeal headquarters, Abuja. The annual activity is to commemorate and usher in new legal year and activities in the judicial parlance. Earlier, a Juma’at prayer and special church service which was attended by the president, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, was organised Friday and Sunday respectively, Read More

Appeal Court kicks off new legal year with Juma’at prayer

September 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

President of the Court of Appeal Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Friday, joined her muslim brothers at the National Judicial Commission (NJC) mosque to pray for the Court of Appeal and the Nigerian Judiciary. Although, the new legal year is commemorated every year to usher in legal activities for the year, this for the Nigeria’s Court of Appeal is the maiden Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

Revealed! How final year Kaduna Poly student died affter graduation

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A final year Hospitality Management student of Kaduna state Polytechnic, identified as Faith Favour has died few days after graduation. Faith had shared a photo of herself and course mates from their signing out celebration two weeks ago. A Source disclosed that she sadly passed away after her signing-out celebration. One of her course mates, Mhister Isaac, disclosed the sad Read More

Afikpo New Yam Festival: Ebonyi commissioner distributes cash, wrappers, others to constituents

August 27, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Chief Oluchukwu Ukie Ezeali (Chief P Noble), has distributed over 300 wrappers, cash, drinks of different kinds and other items to different members of his constituency, in celebration of the Afikpo new yam festival.  The event held Thursday at the popular P Noble Hotel and Suites, Afikpo North LGA of Ebonyi Read More

Women’s voices must be heard – Omo – Agege

August 24, 2021 Taiye Odewale, 0

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has assured Nigerians that the 9th National Assembly will ensure that women’s voices are heard more than ever before.  This, he stressed, will be achieved by expanding the political space for women in the ongoing amendment of the 1999 Constitution.  Omo-Agege, who chairs the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Constitution Review, stated Read More

30th anniversary: Delta to honour iconic contributors to statehood

August 24, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state government. Monday, said it would honour illustrious Deltans who contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state as it celebrates its 30th anniversary of creation. Chairman of the Central Organising Committee for “Delta at 30 Celebration,’’ Dr Kingsley Emu, made this known at a media briefing in Asaba as part of activities of the week-long celebration. Emu, Read More

Ansar-ud-Deen urges sober reflection for Nigerian Muslims

August 11, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

 As the Muslim ummah in Nigeria celebrates the Hijra new Islamic year, President of the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society Nigeria and overseas, Aare Abdul-Rafiu Ademola Sanni, has urged for sober reflection among Nigeria Muslims. Speaking in his Hijra message, titled, ‘Presidential Hijra 1443AH Message, Alhaji Abdul-Rafiu equally urged Nigerian Muslims to thank Allah for overcoming the threat of Covid-19, while calling for prayer against the Read More

Keffi varsity VC hails Muslims at Sallah, urges unity

July 22, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Vice Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Mohammed has felicitated with Muslim Ummah across the country and beyond during the Eid-Kabir celebration. Speaking at his country home in Laminga, Nasarawa state during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration and after observing the ra’kat prayers, the renowned Professor of Sociology thanked Almighty Allah for good health to witness the celebration. Read More

Sallah: Candido felicitates with Muslims, urges fervent prayers

July 20, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, adding that the significance of the period is to encourage piety and total commitment to Allah (SW). The AMAC chairman stated this Tuesday during his Sallah message in Abuja. He urged the Muslims to emulate Prophet Read More

Edo dep gov advocates peaceful co-existence

July 20, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The deputy governor of Edo state, Comrade Philip Shaibu, Tuesday called on all Nigerians, irrespective of their ethnicity, to jettison their differences and push for a more united nation. In his good will message to Muslim faithful, Shaibu admonished faithful on the need for sacrifice, which he said, is the whole essence of the celebration. He said: “Eid-el-kabir is a Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Edoh urges youths to engage leaders in peaceful dialogue

July 20, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Nigerian Youth Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Raymond Edoh, has called on the Federal government to deliver dividends of democracy to the people, stressing that Nigeria has the resources needed to make it possible. Edoh, who made this call in a Sallah message revealed that the major challenge Nigeria is facing is bad leadership coupled withlack of a Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: NSCDC deploys 1,857 in Ondo

July 19, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has deployed 1,857 personnel to provide adequate security before, during and after the Eid Kabir Celebration. The state commandant of NSCDC, Hammed Abodunrin, stated this in a statement issued by the command’s public relations officer, Olufemi Omole. Abodunrin urged officers and men deployed to annex all resources, Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Emperor Baywood salutes Muslims, urges tolerance

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Founder of Byawood Foundation and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chris Baywood Ibe while greeting Muslim faithful nationwide has urged them to uphold the sterling virtues of Islam at Eid-el-Kabir celebration by upholding tolerance. In a statement released in Abuja Sunday, Baywood in commemoration of the Eid-el-Kabir, urged Muslims across the nation to imbibe noble Read More

Sallah: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment nationwide

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has ordered a massive deployment of officers and men of the corps to every nooks and crannies of the country, most especially all identified flash points to ensure that the public is safe and government infrastructures are heavily guarded before, during and after the festive season. Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Goje doles out cash to constituents

July 19, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje representing Gombe Central of Gombe state has doled out cash gifts to his constituents to enable them fulfill their Sallah obligations of animal sacrifice. The beneficiaries of the largesse are party stakeholders, executives, elders, orphans, underprivileged as well as traditional and religious leaders drawn from his Gombe central senatorial district. Speaking during the distribution exercise, Senator Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: AA urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria’s peaceful co-existence

July 18, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The National Chairman of Action Alliance (AA) Chief Adekunle Omo-Aje has enjoined Muslims to use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir in praying for the ‘continuous corporate existence’ in Nigeria. Chief Omo-Aje made the appeal in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The National Chairman of AA who expressed concern over the state of affairs in the country Read More