Malian Colonel, Assimi Goita, Declares Self Head Of Junta

Malian army officer Colonel Assimi Goita announced himself on Wednesday as the coup leader who overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. “Let me introduce myself, I am colonel Assimi Goita, chairman of the National Committee for the salvation of the People,” he said after meeting top civil servants. The colonel had appeared among a group of officers seen on television overnight Tuesday-Wednesday to announce the takeover, but did not speak. Coup chiefs meanwhile called on the public to return to normal life, warned against acts of “vandalism” and threatened to punish…

NYSC to partner NBTS on voluntary safe blood donation

The National Youth Service Corp,NYSC has agreed to partner National Blood Transfusion Service ,NBTS in the dissemination of messages on blood safety and voluntary non – remunerated blood donation to the Nigerian public. This disclosure was made by the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim when he played host to the National Coordinator of NBTS, Dr. Omale Joseph Amedu who was on a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director -General today in his office. Ibrahim, who eulogized successive batches of Corps Members on their contributions to national development, particularly the…

ESCAPE OF OYO SERIAL KILLER: IGP deploys crack detectives to Oyo state         ….orders CP Oyo to ensure prompt re-arrest of fugitive​  

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has deployed additional investigative aids to Oyo State to complement the efforts of the Oyo State Police Command in the ongoing manhunt and efforts aimed at re-arresting Sunday Shodipe, a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State. The additional deployment comprised crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja. The team is expected to bring their vast operational, technical and…

MTEF/FSP: Senate vows to sanction CBN, NPA,NCC, NIMASA, others 

The Senate has threatened to sanction heads of some revenue generating agencies of the Federal Government if they fail to appear before the Senate Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning tomorrow to defend their positions as contained in the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework And Fiscal Strategy Paper, MTEF/FSP after being duly invited. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West) made the threat while presiding at the beginning of a Five-Day Public Hearing on the 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP which saw some heads of…

ISSE CUBESAT:- A proof- of- concept

A proof-of- concept to demonstrate design, build, integrate and operation of a satellite. Designed and Developed by ISSE lead by Dr. Deji Inumoh, the CubeSat is developed to take images and videos of area of interest within the field of of view of the satellite camera. The initiative is intended to grow Space technologies in Nigeria and Africa at large by making it easier for students of the institute of Space science and engineering (ISSE) to find convenient launch and operation Opportunities.

AROJAH STUDENTS PLAYWRITING PRIZE (TAPP 2020) SHORT LIST

Following up on the long list, released on August 1, 2020, the organizers of Arojah Students Playwriting prize (TAPP 2020) has announced the shortlist for the maiden edition of The Arojah Student’s Playwriting Prize (TAPP 2020). The shortlisted students are : 1. Bayowa Ayomide (University of Toronto): Recyclable Chairs 2. Ojo Joshua Miracle (Obafemi Awolowo University): Justice: A Mirage 3. Ojo Olumide Emmanuel (ABU Zaria): Headless Sacrifice 4. Omowunmi Damilola Osuolale (University of Ibadan): A Tale Told by Idiots 5. Yusuf Abdulkadir (ABU Zaria): The Just Cause To provide exposure…

Hijrah 1442: Osun Govt felicitates Muslims, organises Colloquium on Covid-19

The State government of Osun has felicitated Muslims in the State and across the world on the commencement of the new Hijrah year 1442 AH. This is contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Special Duties and Regional Integration, Hon. Olalekan Abdulrahman Badmus. He urged Muslims to use the celebration of the new Hijrah Year to further solicit Allah’s intervention in the fight against Coronavirus that has “endangered people’s lives and affected economies around the world.” Badmus also encouraged residents of the State to “continue to support and…

RE-ALLEGED LINKING MURIC WITH TERROR GROUPS.

We notice with keen dismay the alleged collection of funds and eventual working in tandem with Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAF) terror groups. According to the information, it was insinuated that MURIC Director was to be arrested and prosecuted. We affirm categorically and unequivocally that the allegation is purported to divert attention of the organization from its genuine cause and it is unfounded. This informed position results from the periodic publication of the organization’s treasury situation which is often followed with appeal for sponsor. Aside that,…

Oyo Assembly passes Contingency Trust Fund Bill to Law

The Oyo State House of Assembly has passed a bill for the establishment Oyo State Contingency Trust Fund Management into law. The bill which was passed on the floor of the house on Tuesday is to setup an agency to manage urgent or unforeseen expenditure of the government. According to the Speaker of the House, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin said that the proposed law was in response to the recent crowd funding and donations made towards the COVID-19 pandemic for the State. “learning from situations is an admirable quality of people…

Mali’s President Resigns, Dissolves Parliament •Says “I Want No Blood To Be Spilled To Keep Me In Power”

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resigned, after being detained by soldiers on Tuesday, state TV reports. In a televised address, Mr Keïta said he was also dissolving the government and parliament. “I want no blood to be spilled to keep me in power,” he added. It comes hours after he and Prime Minister Boubou Cissé were taken to a military camp near the capital Bamako, drawing condemnation from regional powers and France. “If today, certain elements of our armed forces want this to end through their intervention, do I…