THE MEANING OF RESTRUCTURING FOR MISCHIEF MAKERS By Law Mefor

It is not difficult to see prominent citizens from certain divide of the country who claims they do not understand what Restructuring means. One also suspects that there are proponents of restructuring who may not be able to defend their position well for the simple reason that their appreciation of the subject matter is vague; or maybe they are just suffering a bandwagon effect. A cause may not be so imperiled from its enemies as from its injudicious defence by its friends. One therefore feels compelled to simplify and summarise…

Makinde flags off construction of ultra-modern bus terminal 

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Friday, flagged off the Ultra-Modern Bus Terminal project in Iwo Road, Ibadan, to enhance the socioeconomic activities of the state and ease the movement of people and vehicles in the state capital. The governor, who stated that the project signified the commencement of the construction of befitting state-of-the-art modern bus terminals across the state capital, noted that when completed, it will ease the movement of travellers and give them an experience in bus transportation that is second to none in the country. Makinde…

NYSC DG, others eulogise Sunday Dare @ 54

National Youth Service Corps NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has joined other eminent Nigerians in celebrating the 54th birthday of the Honourable Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare. The ceremony, which was organised by the Management and staff of the Ministry was held inside the Minister’s office with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols. It featured encomiums on the achievements of Mr Sunday Dare since assuming duty as the Minister. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, while speaking on behalf of the Management, Staff and all…

Gov Sani-Bello mourns former NNPC GMD,Maikanti Baru

The Chairman North Central Governors Forum and Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has received with rude shock the passing away of immediate past Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru. Governor Sani Bello said the demise of late Baru was coming at a time where his expertise, experience and professionalism was still needed especially in the downstream sector of the country. He said that the state will dearly miss his services especially the state-owned university, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University(IBBU), Lapai as…

CHILD RAPE : Osun arraigns Monarch, Son, One other

The Government of the State of Osun in its commitment to protect the rights of children in the state has arraigned a monarch, his son and one other who were involved in the defilement of a 13year old. Oba David Ogungbemi the Aketewi of Iketewi and his son Idowu, were docked on three count charges in line with Sections 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002, as well as sections 31 and 32 of the Child’s Right Act, Cap 050, Laws…

JUST IN : Immediate past NNPC Boss, Maikanti Baru is dead

The immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),Dr Maikanti Baru,is dead. He was 60 years old as at the time of his death, and only two months away from his 61st birthday. This was disclosed by Mele Kyari, the current GMD of the state-run oil company. “My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night,” Kyari said. “He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.” Baru…

Buhari reconstitutes NNPC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016. Members of the new Board are: Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus Abe (South South), Dr Stephen Dike (South East), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West). The new board will be in place for three years.   Please follow and like us:

FIVE YEARS IN OFFICE: It ‘ll not be business as usual,says Gov Sani-Bello …..set to complete ongoing projects

The Niger state Governor , Abubakar Sani Bello has reiterated his commitment to good governance as his administration clocked five years,he  said it was no longer going to be business as usual in the State as the Government is poised to withstand anyone and anything that posed as a clog in the wheel of progress for his administration in a bid to complete all ongoing projects in the State. In this regard, the first sledgehammer of the Governor had hit the Contractors handling the Zariyawa area road construction in Suleja…

WANTED: A BURATAI IN EVERY SOLDIER There is no command without leadership -AVM Umaru rtd By Jibrin Baba Ndace

Wars and battles have been an integral part of the formation, transformation and evolution of states, empires and kingdoms. From ancient to modern times, wars and battles have been fought, won and lost by outstanding commanders. And either in victory or defeat, their courageous exploits are never diminished by whatever the outcome of operations. While each battle or war is defined by the milieu or era and technological advancement in which it is fought, the role played by men in leading their empires to victory is indisputable. From the ancient…