Investors: Nasarawa to establish complaint portal for ease of doing business

In its bid to enhance ease of doing business, Nasarawa State Government is set up a portal where complaints about activities of government agencies and officials, will be processed. The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Associate Professor Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana, disclosed this while briefing the media, shortly after the monthly state executive council meeting, on Friday. According to the Justice Commissioner, investors coming into the state, who require any form of service from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), or who seek response or feedback, will be expected to explore…

Nasarawa to set up Special Scholarship Scheme for indigenes studying medicine, nursing ….orders doctors in govt hospitals to end private practice

Nasarawa State Government has announced plans to introduce a special scholarship scheme, for indigenes of the state studying medicine, nursing and midwifery. The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Dogo Shammah, disclosed this while briefing journalists shortly after the monthly state executive council meeting, on Friday. Briefing newsmen on the resolutions taken by the council at the meeting, Hon. Shammah, said the special scholarship scheme to be introduced, will seek to encourage indigenes to take to studying medicine, nursing and midwifery, in order to reduce cases of inadequate…

Nasarawa approves establishment of Bureau for Rural Development

The Nasarawa State executive council, has approved the establishment of the state’s Bureau for Rural Development, which will henceforth manage all rural infrastructure, including roads, electricity and water supply. State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Dogo Shammah, disclosed this while briefing newsmen, shortly after the monthly executive council meeting, on Friday. According to the Information Commissioner, the bureau will also regulate rural feeder roads, construct, upgrade and maintain rural feeder roads as well as water installations across the state, among other functions. Highlighting on the resolutions taken by…

RIDING ON DEAD HORSE BACK : WALKING IN SHADOW OF LIES

If my falsehood enhances God’s truthfulness and so increases his glory, why am I still condemned as a sinner?” ROMAN 3:7 I was about calling the immediate past chairman of CAN OYO STATE a *pathological liar* until I read the above verse that established that he has a biblical reason to outrightly lie without blinking eyes. I can’t fathom a man who claimed to be man of God to consider legitimate demands of the Muslim community of Oyo state as an attempt to cause religious problem. This is the blackmail…

Police recruitment will be on merit,FCC Commissioner,Akinlade assures applicants 

A Federal Commissioner, representing Ogun State in the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Abuja. Hon.Akinlade Abiodun Isiaq, has expressed confidence in the ongoing Police recruitment exercise. Hon Akinlade who was in Abeokuta,Ogun state capital to monitor the nationwide ongoing recruitments into Nigeria Police Force, expresses his satisfaction on the exercise, assured the applicants that selections will be on merit and competency without fair or favour. “The Federal character principles of fairness, equity and balancing will be used in selecting the final list across the 20 local governments in the State”, Akinlade…

Kwara Commissioner,Aisha Ahman-Pategi resigns

The Kwara state Commissioner for Special Duties, Aisha Ahman-Patigi, on Friday announced her resignation from the cabinet of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. The Commissioner announced the resignation in a statement she personally signed, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin. Ahman-Patigi noted in the statement that life is in phases and having enjoyed the political terrain with the governor, it was now time for her to leave and focus on new ideals. She wrote in the resignation letter: “I, Aisha Ahman-Pategi, the outgoing Hon.…

AbdulRazaq hails relationship between Kano, Ilorin Emirates,describes Traditional institutions as integral part of govt * Why I visited Ilorin – Kano Emir

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the traditional institutions were vital to the growth and peaceful coexistence of the society as they play key roles in the stability of the polity. AbdulRazaq stated this in Ilorin, the state capital, when the Emir of Kano Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero paid him a courtesy visit. “As a government we have huge respect for traditional institution. And as far as I am concerned, despite the three tiers of government, I believe traditional institution is the fourth tier of government. That is…

Companions of Prophet are Vanguard of Islam , says Badewa Shakirullah

By Maryam Kehinde Abdulazeez   A muslim cleric has depict “Muslims as the generation of knowledge. The cleric who stated this while discussing the topic – HIJRAH: Lessons from people around the messenger during an islamic weekly program tagged “TALK ISLAM” on Jordan 93.9 fm. Says Our history, our norms, our faith is based on knowledge”. Imam Shakirullahi Badewa, the chief imam of the islamic dawah central mosque, kubwa, describes the companions of the Prophet (PBUH) as the Vanguard of Islam who were committed and lived Islam practically. They were…

Kwara Govt approves full implementation of IPSAS, Compliance Software

Kwara State Government has opted for full implementation of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), with the cabinet approving the development of the IPSAS compliance software for the state. The development of the software was one of the 22-point preconditions for the implementation of fiscal sustainability plan framework which the Kwara State had not complied with over the years, Commissioner for Finance and Planning Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi told the cabinet late Thursday as she sought council’s approval for the award of the contract for the development of the software.…

JUST IN: Helicopter crashes into Lagos residential building

A yet-to-be-identified helicopter has crashed in the Opebi area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the copter dropped from the sky around 12 noon at the Salvation Bus Stop in Opebi. No casualty or death has, however, been reported as of the time of filing this report. Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a telephone conversation. “Yes, it just happened. The helicopter crashed in Opebi around 12pm. LASEMA operatives are on our way to the incident…