Parties Deregistration : Stop wasting public funds on fruitless efforts, CNPP tells INEC

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has reacted to the legal battle between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and some deregistered political parties, urged INEC to stop wasting public funds in fruitless legal adventure.   The umbrella body of all registered political parties and political associations in Nigeria in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu at the weekend noted that “for INEC to continue in fruitless legal voyage by appealing the judgment of the Court of Appeal, even when the Supreme Court had in its…

ONLINE SKILLS: NYSC to partner UTIVA Technologies for Corps members empowerment

The National Youth Service Corps NYSC,has reiterated its readiness to partner UTIVA Technologies Ltd in order to empower Corps Members with modern online tecnological skills that would make them more relevant in the labour market. NYSC Director-General, Brig.General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this today during a virtual meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute, Mr Tayo Ogunmola. He said the NYSC Scheme has trained more than Four Million Six Hundred Thousand Corps Members in different vocational trainings under its Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme since its inception in…

I HATE TRAINS. I HATE BRIDGES. I HATE RICE. I HATE TALLEST BUILDING EAST OF THE NIGER

Let me give the background to this piece. I was reading some comments on Twitter early in the week, when I ran into this one by one Dr Ben Gbenro: “Why are some people allergic to good news about Nigeria? You are angry about the test-run of Lagos-Ibadan rail, you are angry about the development in Onne Port, but will eagerly amplify any negative news even if it’s not true. Something is wrong with you and I am here to tell you.” Of course, that comment generated responses, both positive…

Gov Yahaya Bello signs Confluence University of Science and Tech bill into law.

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Friday, assented to the bills for the establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara and the Central Reference Hospital, Okene which were passed by the State House of Assembly respectively. Bello while performing this statutory function in his office, said the importance of education and health to the society cannot be overemphasized. He reiterated the fact that the world economy was gravitating from being theoretical based to more advanced and practical innovative driven style of knowledge acquisition and the University…

RECRUITMENT INTO THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE (PHYSICAL/CREDENTIAL SCREENING EXERCISE)

This is to inform the general public especially all the applicants who have applied to report to State Police Command Headquarters, Ring-Road, West bypass, Osogbo, Osun State starting from Monday 24th August, 2020 based on their local government area with the following documents for the physical/credential screening exercise: National Identity Number (NIN) Original and duplicate copies of their credentials Printout of application submission confirmation page Duly completed Guarantor’s form white T-shirt and short (knickers) Applicants are also required to come along with recent passport photographs, two white flate files and…

Do Hijrah In Your Life, Abdurasaq urges his Muslim counterparts

By Maryam Kehinde Abdulazeez   A media practitioner, mind coach and a marriage counselor has urged Muslims to do hijrah in their lives, this call was made during the weekly program “TALK ISLAM” on jordan 93.9 Fm, Abuja. Abdurasaq Olayode aka philosopher King who is a regular anchor of the program, while felicitating with his Muslim counterparts on the new Islamic year 1442 AH, described Hijrah which is the migration of the Prophet (PBUH) from Mecca to Madinah, as ” a process of transfer to a better situation”. He said,…

NYSC DG tasks Corps members on dignity of labour

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has enjoined Corps Members to imbibe the dignity of labour and be tenacious in the utilization of vocational skills imparted in them during the service year. He gave the charge during an inspection visit to the NYSC Garment Factory in Minna, Niger State. Ibrahim encouraged the Corps Members working at the factory to deploy their intellectual prowess to add values to their fashion design skills, adding that they would make great fortune from the vocation instead of searching for the rather elusive white collar…

Lafia Technical Institute to train unemployed graduates in various skills-Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, said the Lafia Technical Institute of Technical Education, will afford unemployed graduates from the state, the opportunity to acquire vocational and technical skills that will make them employers of labour. Sule disclosed this at the annual youth summit organized in collaboration with the Global Peace International, holding at the Lafia City Hall, on Thursday. The Governor, who emphasized the need for youths in the state to understand the essence of establishing the institute, added that his administration has committed enormous resources towards the completion of…

HIJRAH 1442 AH : Oyo Speaker congratulates Muslims

As Muslims across the globe celebrate the commencement of the new Islamic Year 1442, the Speaker,Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has congratulated Islamic faithful on the new year and urged them to imbibe the spiritual lessons of Hijrah, the migration of early Muslims from Makkah to Medina in 622ce to escape from further persecution, hatred and attack. The Speaker in a message to mark the Islamic new year expressed happiness on the sighting of the Crescent for the new Islamic year , Hijrah 1442 . According to…

Friday Sermon: Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)’s Hijrah And Some Of It’s Lessons By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Subduer. I testify that there is nothing worthy of worship except Allah and I testify that Prophet Muhammad is His servant and Messenger. Dear brothers and sisters! Fear Allah as He should be feared so that you will prosper in this world and the Hereafter. Respected brothers and sisters! The aspiration of lofty goals and the fulfilment of one’s religious obligations require a great deal of time, effort and wealth. One’s very…