RETURNEES : NIDCOM To Sign MoU With SMEDAN

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has given renewed hope again to the 485 Nigerian voluntary Returnees from South Africa to fast track their reintegration and stabilization through the signing of an MOU with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN. The NIDCOM Chairman disclosed this when she paid a courtesy visit to the Director General/CEO of SMEDAN Dr Dikko Umaru in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa added that the returnees need to be reassured that President Muhammadu Buhari has not and will not abandon them but…

NNPC, China Pipeline Company, Brentex Consortium, Firm Up Plans To Commence AKK Project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Company Limited (CPPECL) and Brentex Consortium, have concluded plans for the commencement of work on the Abuja-Kaduna- Kano pipeline project popularly known as AKK project, a release by the National Oil Company’s Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Samson Makoji, stated. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, gave this indication when he received the President of CPPECL, Sun Quanjun and the head of the Brantex Consortium at the NNPC Towers in Abuja. Mallam Kyari…

RE: Social Media Bill Promoted By Senator Muhammed Sani Musa (APC – Niger East)

The distinguished Senator Muhammed Sani Musa representing the good people of Niger-East introduced a bill titled ‘Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulation and Other Related Matters Bill 2019,’ otherwise known as the ‘Social Media Bill’. Surprisingly, the distinguished Senator has been accused of plagiarizing the Singaporean social media regulatory Law. This is a rather strange allegation, as it is not supported by law nor any regulation. In this short report, it is expedient to closely examine the concept of plagiarism in order to disabuse the minds of the general public…

Nigerians In Diaspora Perform 49 Open Heart Surgeries in Abuja

As part of the voluntary service of Nigerians in the Diaspora in the health sector, a total of 49 surgeries had been performed within the last five years during the 7th open heart missions for children in the National Hospital Abuja. The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital Abuja, Dr Jafaru Momoh gave this cheering news while receiving Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) who was on the spot assessment of the medical team in Abuja. Momoh represented by Dr Aisha Umar, Director of Clinical Services explained that…

Deputy House Speaker, Beni Lar, Dino Melaye, Tallen, Others Bag 2019 North-Central Service Awards

The Deputy Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Ahmed Idris (Maje), Senator Dino Melaye, Member Representing Langtang North/Langtang South in the house of Representatives, Hon Beni Butmak Lar and Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline K. Tallen were among the awardees honoured at 2019 North-Central Service Awards held in Abuja, on Thursday.     The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Ahmed Idris emerged North-Central Man of the Year while Sen. Dino Melaye was honoured with award of Outstanding Political Personality of the Year, as…

LG POLLS: Gov Sani- Bello warns Trouble Makers .. assures electorates of A hitch free exercise

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has warned politicians and their thugs intending to forment trouble in the forthcoming Local Government Elections in the state to have a rethink. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor emphasized the need for all political stakeholders to eschew bitterness and rancour in order to guarantee a free, fair and peaceful elections. He stated that, in every democratic election, there has to be a winner and a loser adding that all candidates in the forthcoming elections…

Niger State Investment Drive Receives a Boost , As Gov Sani-Bello Signs MoU with Dutch Govt ,Companies

The effort of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to attract both local and foreign direct investments into Niger State, Tuesday, received another boost  with the signing of MOU with the Dutch Government and companies. The event which took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, saw the Niger State Government and Royal FrieslandCampina WAMCO PLC sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “dairy chain development” to boost dairy production in the country. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello signed the MOU on behalf of the Niger State Government, while Mr. Ben Langat, MD, Friesland…

MUSLIM UNITY AND THE CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA

Keynote Address delivered at the 4th General Assembly of Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN) held on the 17th November 2019 () at University of Ibadan By Muibi O. Opeloye, Ph.D, FISN, Professor of Islamic Studies Chairman, MUSWEN Education Committee It is for me a great honour to be asked to give a Keynote address at this august occasion of the 4th General Assembly of the Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN). The theme of this year’s General Assembly tagged ‘Muslim Unity and the Contemporary Political Challenges in Nigeria’ consists of two main…

I never Exonerated Murderers Of PDP Women Leader – Sen Jibrin Isah

The Senator Jibrin Isah representing Kogi East in the Nigeria senate has debunked a statement making the rounds in the social media wherein he allegedly exonerated the murderers of the PDP Women Leader, Mrs Salomeh Abuh, who was burnt alive in Ochadamu in the last gubernatorial election in the state. Senator Jibrin Isah in a statement issued by his media office categorically stated that at no time did senator exonerated the alleged murderers or justify the callous killing of the woman during his contribution to the motion of ‘electoral violence…