NiDCOM Boss hails Agunbiade for his exemplary conduct in US Navy

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) ,Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,has applauded the excellent behaviour of a Nigerian, Lt. Victor Agunbiade of the US Navy for being a good ambassador of Nigeria with his exemplary conduct and outstanding character. In a congratulatory message, the NIDCOM boss said Agunbiade’s excellent and outstanding behaviour earned him a medal of commendation for his meritorious service from the US Navy. ” It is most commendable that Mr Agunbiade , working with the US Navy ,effectively managed its largest cash disbursing office handling 45 million…

Niger Govt mourns victims of boat mishap in Shiroro , Suleja flood disaster

The Niger State Government has commiserated with the people of Suleja in Suleja local government area and Gurumana, in Shiroro local government area of the State, over flood disaster and boat mishap that claimed about 10 lives. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mary Noel Berje expressed the Government’s  sadness, saying despite the flood alert, based on the National Emergency Management Agency, the Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency and the Nigeria Meteorological Agency weather predictions earlier issued by the State Government, the ugly incident happened. It…

Senate President condoles with Kwara Governor over father’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and other family members over the death of their father, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq. Lawan also commiserated with the government and people of Kwara State and in particular the Ilorin Emirate over the demise of the patriarch. The Senate President said the late elder statesman was a trail blazer, being the first in virtually all areas of his endeavour among his people. Lawan said the late Mutawali of Ilorin was the first lawyer in Northern…

IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL IT IS OVER

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, congratulates the Nigerian Muslim Ummah and the entire Muslim world on the auspicious occasion of the 1441AH Eid al-Adha celebrations. We pray to Allah to grant us the opportunity to witness many more of it. Amin. This year’s Eid is particularly significant as there will be three Khutbahs (sermons) within the span of two days—the Khutbah of ‘Arafat on Thursday, 9th of Dhul-Hiijah, 1441AH,…

Three kidnappers killed, two informants nabbed, as hunters foil kidnapping in Kongo

Three kidnappers were killed in a gun battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by team of hunters and neighbourhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. The kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on innocent citizens that ply the Lokoja-Okene road, met their waterloo when two of their informants were arrested. The Senior Special Adviser (SSA) Security in-charge of Okehi Local Government Area, Hon Abdulraheem Ohiare and his Adavi countapart, Hon Joseph Omuya Salami, had led the hunters to…