Don’t dent NYSC, family image, DG warns corps members

November 9, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, on Tuesday, warned corps members posted to Gombe state to be wary of acts that could soil the image of the scheme and that of their families. Ibrahim gave the charge while declaring closed the orientation course for 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 corps members at the temporary Read More

Bauchi distributes N99m occupational equipment in Itas, Jama’are LGs

October 10, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Sunday distributed occupational equipments worth N99 million in Itas Gadau and Jama’are local governments of the state to 1, 000 youth and women. The gesture according to the governor was part of his social welfare scheme tagged ‘Kaura Economic Empowerment Programme’ (KEEP) designed to be implemented across the 20 local government areas. He Read More

Npower batch C employment: What you need to know about payment

September 16, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

As N-Power Batch C physical verification ends on the September 24, 2021, beneficiaries of the scheme to receive their monthly stipend after successfully being verified. An official in Sokoto south local government who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity said, “The payment will commence as soon as Nigerian Inter Bank Settlement Scheme (NIBSS) completely validates the BVN of Read More

Corps member builds digitalised library, impresses NYSC DG

September 7, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Director General of NYSC, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has expressed joy and pride  when a corps Member, Ahmad Abubakar, built an automated and computerised library at the NYSC Directorate Headquarters, Abuja, as his community development service (CDS). The visibly elated Director-General who led members of top management of the scheme to the commisioning of  the project Monday, commended  the foresight, Read More

Use social media to promote national unity and integration, NYSC DG tells corp members

September 5, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of NYSC, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has urged the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) to use social media to promote Nigeria’s unity and integration as well as to be focused and hardworking so as to achieve prosperous future.  General Ibrahim, who gave the advice Friday at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Nonwa-Gbam, Tai, in Rivers Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Over 900 road projects ongoing nationwide under Buhari – APC group

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Over 900 active road contracts, covering the construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of more than 13,000km of federal roads and highways were currently ongoing nationwide under the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. A think-tank of the All Progressives Congress (APC) known as Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has revealed further that stretch of roads coverage is out of a total Read More

NYSC DG urges members in Yobe to serve with zeal, commitment

August 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged corps members deployed to Yobe state to serve the state with zeal and commitment. The DG gave the charge Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation Camp Dazigau in Yobe state.  General Ibrahim asked the youth to take their deployment 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

My political battle experiences ‘ll lead APC to success in 2023 – Yari

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

One of the frontline chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Zamfara state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, said he has abundant experiences in political battles to lead the party to success in 2023. Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja, Alhaji Yari said he is not disturbed about speculations that some serving or former governors in the North-west Read More

Firm signs MoU with Kaduna govt to boost Maize, Soybeans value chain

July 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A firm, Golden Agri Inputs Ltd. subsidiary under the Agro-Allied Division of Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kaduna state, with aim to launch a Maize and Soybean Value Chain Development Programme for farmers called YALWA in the state. The “YALWA” program established to aggressively double maize and soybean output in Nigeria through Read More

Buhari’s vision, policies ensuring self-sufficiency in food production – APC group

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was moving Nigeria steadily towards self-sufficiency in food production in a way that has never been witnessed since independence.  The group said the country’s steady progress in the administration’s efforts at positioning agriculture as the fulcrum of the country’s economic Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

Convention: APC chieftain tips Niger Senator as national chairman

June 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party has revealed that a dark horse might emerge as the national chairman of the party.  The chieftain who craved anonymity said that the dark horse is a serving Senator from Niger state.  Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja, the popular APC chieftain said two Read More

General Ibrahim restates NYSC’s increasing relevance to national cohesion, development

May 30, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shu’aibu Ibrahim,  has renewed the commitment of the Scheme to national unity and integration, as well as self-improvement through a well-designed Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (SAED). General Ibrahim disclosed this in a special interview and interactive live programme on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa service entitled, “Ra’ayi Riga”.The DG who Read More

Disbanded Obono-Obla panel uncovered NNPC’s $60bn US account – Prosecutor

May 26, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Prosecutor for the disbanded Okoi Obono-Obla’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Tosin Ojaomo has disclosed that the panel prior to its doslution, uncovered an account with about $60 billion, belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), domiciled in Texas, U.S. He made the disclosure Wednesday while making submissions before the House of Representatives’ Read More

FFS proposes arms bearing unit to protect firefighters

May 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following insisant attacks and harassment of firefighters at fire scenes by mob action, the Federal Fire Service (FFS) has proposed to have an Arms Bearing Unit known as fire police to protect firefighters. The agency is also demanding an upward review of hazard allowance considering the nature of hazards faced by its personnel. Addressing a press conference Wednesday in Abuja 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

Expert tasks women on dangers of Ponzi schemes, non-essential purchases

May 23, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian women have been charged to beware of investing their monies into Ponzi schemes promising financial independence and high returns, stressing the need for adherence to the 30-day rule of savings instead. Mrs Titilola Oladejo, a Financial and Investment Expert, gave the charge Saturday, at a webinar on Skills and Tools on Practical Financial Advice, organised by Mothers United and Read More

FCTA vows to demolish all illegal structures, warns against infractions

May 19, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has vowed that it would demolish all illegal structures in the nation’s capital no matter how highly placed. Acting director, FCTA department of Development Control, Tpl Garba Kwamkur who disclosed this Wednesday, during weekly inspection of on-going developments across the territory, warned developers to desist from violating the Abuja Master Plan with all sorts Read More

No plan for congresses, national convention yet – APC

May 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as misinformation being circulated in some sections of the media on purported plans and timetable for Congresses and the National Convention of the party. The party said the report was “obviously coordinated and syndicated misinformation.” In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by the national secretary of the Read More

PFAs eye other investment options to boost revenue base

May 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Pension fund administrators (PFAs) in the country have concluded plans to look for an alternative investment option in bonds and treasury bills to increase returns on investments and make up for the N51.39 billion loss in pension assets in February. The Chief Executive Officer, Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), Oguche Agudah, said at a virtual training organised by Read More

Edo: NDE trains 100 youths in agricultural development

May 2, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced training of  100 youths in Edo state under the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).  The acting Director General of NDE, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo. said  SADTS was aimed at enhancing the Rural Employment  promotion Programme of the Directorate in Edo. Fikpo who was represented by Mrs. Ayo Edegbai, the state coordinator Read More