Wase Applauds NIMET Prompts Alert On floods,Others

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase has hailed the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET),for its prompt alerts and information on floods and other meteorological services which would have caused devastative effect on Nigerians. Receiving the management team of the agency, led by the Director General Prof. Sani Mashi in his office yesterday, Wase said those alerts have saved the lives of many Nigerians and as well as their properties. He said in the past, Nigerians have suffered a lot for lack of information with…

World Mental Health Day: Oyo Evacuates 48 Destitutes, Homeless Children

Oyo state government has commenced the evacuation of street children, beggars and mentally-sick persons off the streets of the State capital, Ibadan on Thursday in commemoration of the world Mental Health Day. The evacuation exercise which was led by the Honorable Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Faosat Saani took a team which comprised of the Permanent Secretaries of the Ministry Mrs Christiana Abioye and his counterpart from Ministry of Environment & Natural resources, Dr Bashir Olanrewaju, Directors, and top officials in the ministries to Iwo road round…

ABIKE DABIRI @ 57: Taking Diaspora To The Next Level By Abdur-Rahman Balogun

When in December 2018, the then Presidential nominee to the position of Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa was asked by the Senator Rose Oko-led Committee on Diaspora and NGOs on what is the Next Level for Diaspora Affairs in Nigeria, the committee was impressed with the response from the nominee despite the fact that she was once a lawmaker for three consecutive terms of 12 years and should ordinarily take a bow in line with the legislative norm, she was asked to respond to the question…

Lai Mohammed Inaugurates Committee On NBC Reforms

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on the Implementation of Reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). In his remarks at the inauguration in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the reforms were part of the recommendations of a committee which he earlier set up on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unprofessional and unethical conduct of some broadcast stations,especially before and during the last general elections. He listed the highlights of the recommendations approved by Mr. President as including…

After 11 Months In Detention, Emeka Ugwuonye Drags Police to NASS Over fabricated Murder Charges

A  Lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye has dragged the Nigerian Police to the National Assembly over murder and armed robbery charges preferred against him. Emeka has been detained at the Kuje Medium Prison for over eleven months. Emeka in a petition written through Due Process Advocate International,  dated October 9, and signed by Kelvin Asekome, said the police charged him with armed robbery and murder because he was on the verge of exposing a N5 billion (annual revenue) of illegal prison racketeering and other illegal operations allegedly by some police officers in…