Buhari backing reforms in oil sector with actions – APC group

October 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is backing long overdue efficiency and transparency to the management of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources with action. The group added that the President will not slow down or relent in his efforts to transform the Read More

Corruption: NSCDC alleges smear campaign against Comptroller General

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The management of Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised an alarm of smear campaign against its Comptroller General Ahmed Abubakar Audi. An online media report had reported allegation of fraud and massive corruption against the person of the Commandant General. But in a statement released Monday in Abuja by the Corps spokesman Olusola Odumosu, denied the allegation. Read More

Pharmaceutical Society assures Nigerians on safety, efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines

September 19, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Kaduna state chapter has urged Nigerians to ensure that they take the full doses of Covid-19 vaccine, while assuring Nigerians that the vaccines are safe and effective. Speaking to Blueprint in Kaduna on the forthcoming 2021 World Pharmacist Day scheduled for September 25th with the theme “Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health”, Chairman of PSN Kaduna Read More

NSCDC boss to Commandants: Safeguard Nigeria or be removed

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Audi, has charged all Zonal and State Commandants to function optimally by stepping up their operational activities in securing the nation and safeguarding critical assets and infrastructure or be removed.  The charge is coming in view of the prevailing security situation in the country. Speaking Friday in Abuja at Read More

Kidnapping: We’ve deployed police to schools, says police minister

August 24, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Police officers have been deployed to schools across the country in a bid to curb the spate of kidnapping of school children, the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, said Tuesday. Fielding questions from journalists at the second annual ministerial press briefing, at the Force Headquarters Abuja, Dingyadi said the police officers were deployed to schools selected by state Read More

Breaking: 2019 audit report reveals ‘corrupt’ balances of N4.973trillion – AGF

August 18, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Auditor General of the Federation, Adolphus Aghughu, Wednesday, declared that unsubstantiated balances amounting to N4.973trillion, was observed by his office in the audit carried out on consolidated financial statement of the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2019. This is even as he lamented that his office is incapacitated in so many ways from functioning effectively and efficiently as far Read More

FG approves N4bn to fuel police vehicles nationwide

August 11, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

In a bid to boost the fight against crime, the sum of N4 billion has been approved for the fueling of Police vehicles in the 36 states’ commands and the Federal Capital Territory.  Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this during the presentation of a paper titled “Strategic Leadership Development: The Role of the Ministry of Police Affairs,” Read More

Fire disasters: Fayemi urges Nigerians cooperation with firefighters to improve response time

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, has asked Nigerians to cooperate with officials of the State and Federal Fire Services (FFS) to improve response time to fire incidents. The governor, however commended Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr. Ibrahim Liman, for the provision of operation truck by his agency to the state. Speaking Friday during the commissioning of Read More

NSCDC to eliminate gender parity soon – CG Audi

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to create equal opportunities in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has promised to eliminate in no distance time inequalities in the distribution of responsibilities and decision making in all areas and at all levels. The NSCDC boss, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has however, launched jts gender policy document in Abuja. At the launching, the Minister Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

FG improves airspace safety with N1.7b mobile control towers

June 25, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The quest to ensure flights within Nigerian air space were devoid of any untoward incidents was further boosted by the federal government when the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, commissioned a N1. 7 billion newly acquired mobile control towers for use by air traffic controllers in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).  The minister, while commissioning the two mobile Read More

Insecurity: In justification for establishing NUPEC

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In this piece, BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the recent presentation to the Senate Committee on Interior on the need for the establishment of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) by Dr. Chinedu S. Nneji. The challenges facing Nigeria as a nation call for all hands to be on deck, most especially the challenge of insecurity, peaceful co-existence Read More

Buhari approves new security measures for South East, South South

May 11, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday approved new security measures specifically for the South East and South South geo-political zones of the country, acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, has said. Addressing State House correspondents at the end of National Security Council meeting in Abuja, the IGP said a decision has been taken not to publicised measures to be deployed Read More