Impunity and the assault on our freedom

November 4, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Ghosts are everywhere in the land. Every state has them on its payroll. They take the blame for all cases of corruption as well as the unlawful and embarrassing actions of security agents. But the clumsy, pathetic and tendentious attempt by the federal authorities to blame ghosts for the October 29 gestapo raid on the residence of Justice Mary Odili Read More

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

As freight forwarding profession gears towards rebranding, repositioning…

October 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The new lease of life introduced into freight and forwarding business has geared it towards efficiency as BENJAMIN UMUTEME reports. Over the years, freight forwarders looked odd and forsaken compared to other operators in Nigeria’s maritime sector. While shippers, customs, terminal operators, port security agencies, etc, were well organised, regulated and supervised by statutory agencies, freight forwarders were not. In Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

Health care: PHC-TWG holds maiden meeting in Yobe

October 21, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

The Yobe State Primary Health Care Technical Working Group (PHC TWG) has Thursday held its maiden meeting aimed at improving primary health care delivery in the state. In a statement signed by the Yobe state director information services who doubles as the chairman social mobilization and community engagements sub working group, Hajiya Husna Ibrahim, indicates that the meeting held at Read More

Foundation tasks Nigerians on peace building

October 13, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Foundation for Justice, Development and Peace (FJDP) of the Catholic diocese of Makudi, in collaboration with the Misereor has called on Nigerians to understand the importance of peace and development in their various communities. The called was made Wednesday during a stakeholders forum, community engagement towards peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians. Programme manager of the foundation Mr. Valentine Kwaghchimin, said Read More

Effective judicial system, catalyst for financial system stability – CJN

October 12, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has described effective judicial system as catalyst for financial system stability. The CJN stated this Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the national workshop for judicial officers on recent reforms of banking and financial services law and practice. The workshop which was organised by the National Judicial Institute (NJI) in Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

18 years stipulation for SIM acquisition to protect minors

October 8, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that the 18 years requirement as part of regulations for SIM acquisition is only to protect minors and not disqualify a section of the polity from enjoying the benefits of information technology. The telecommunication regulatory body in a statement signed by NCC director, Public Affairs Dr Ikechukwu Adinde . Tuesday, stated that the publication Read More

NYSC reads riot act to institutions mobilising unqualified graduates

October 8, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) has warned corp members producing institutions on mobilisation of unqualified graduates for the one year service. saying they would be sanctioned. The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, while speaking in Abuja Thursday at the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop warned that culprits would be sanctioned. He noted that the Read More

(Breaking) 61st Independence anniversary: Buhari exposes those sponsoring agitations, violence, preaches unity

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has said  Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges.In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the president reiterated that the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a Read More

What would Tafawa Balewa say?

September 30, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Saturday, October 1, 1960. The Union Jack came down from the flag pole and yielded a permanent place to a new national flag – green-white-green. Nigeria became an independent, sovereign nation. Few things could be more momentous for a colonised country now set free. There are not many of those who witnessed that day who are still alive today. Many Read More

NG Eagle: Avoid repeat of Bellview, FirstNation saga, unions tell Sirika

September 29, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Two aviation unions: Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Branch have advised the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika to stop the issuance of AOC to Nigeria Eagle, until all the total debts of Arik transforming to Nigeria Eagle are settled. In a statement issued Wednesday, signed by Read More

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Ogun monarch tackles firms over CSR

September 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Oloja Ekun of Igbesa in Ado-Odo-Ota local government area of Ogun state, His Majesty AbdulAzeez Akinde has lamented how companies in Ogun Guangdong Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Limited have failed in their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) to their host community Speaking to newsmen at his palace, Tuesday, the monarch stated that a meeting with the chairman, Board of Directors Read More

On the appointment of agric minister

September 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Whoever has insight on how powerful an “Executive” seat is, especially the office of the president, one will not doubt what President Muhammadu Buhari did recently by transferring former environment minister to the agriculture ministry. No one can question the legality of the action or the terms and conditions that warrant such transfer. In fact, one may even overlook it, Read More

2023: Atiku most prepared, experienced to rescue Nigeria from APC – Group

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group under the aegis of Amalgamated Atiku Support Group (AASG) has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is the most adequately prepared and experienced politician in Nigeria to confront and rescue power from  the ruling All Progressives Congress  (APC) in 2023. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Oladimeji Fabiyi in a statement issued Friday, however condemned a Read More

Kadpoly: Alumni body decries 16 ‘comatose’ years, tasks members on commitment

August 29, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  National President of Kaduna Polytechnic Alumni Association has Hon. Abba Anas Adamu decried its state of comatose for over 16 years, while urging members to rise up to their responsibilities, even as seven committees were set up to ensure it succeed.  Hon. Adamu while inaugurating the adhoc/standing committees of the association namely; Finance and General Purpose; Research and Development; Networking and Membership; International Relations; Read More