Gov Sule visits 3000 hectares Shabu Integrated Farms, urges other entrepreneurs to take cue

Nasarawa State Governor, Engr.Abdullahi Sule, has urged entrepreneurs and other people interested in agriculture to take a cue from the 3000 hectares Shabu Integrated Farms, owned by the first executive governor of the state, Senator Abdullahi Adamu. Engr. Sule made the plea shortly after going round the Shabu Integrated Farms, located in Shabu, Agwada Development Area, on Friday. The Governor who was highly impressed by what he saw on the farm, called on all those who are interested in commercial agriculture to invest in the state, with a view to…

Lagos applauds JIFORM, seeks solution to irregular migration

The Lagos State Government has commended the Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM)’s advocacy on irregular migration and human trafficking. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, gave the commendation, when JIFORM team, led by the President, Mr Ajibola Abayomi, paid him a courtesy visit during the week. The former editor of The Nation newspaper encouraged JIFORM to join forces with government and others to find solutions to the causes of irregular migration. “One needs to find out why many people still join the train of this irregular migration.…

EDO GUBER POLL : IGP deploys 1 DIG, 1 AIG, 8 CPs to coordinate security operations ​ ·        bars security aides from accompanying VIPs, Political appointees on Election Day

The Inspector General of Police,IGP M.A. Adamu In his efforts at ensuring apt coordination of security arrangements towards a hitch-free election in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo State slated to hold on September 19th, 2020,has deployed DIG Adeleye Olusola Oyabade, Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Research and Planning to supervise the general security arrangement for the election in the State. He will be assisted by an Assistant Inspector General of police, AIG Karma Hosea Hassan , Assistant Inspector General in charge of Federal Operations at the…

NIDCOM AT ONE: SO FAR, SO GOOD    By Abdur-Rahman Balogun

It was a dream come true when on May 19, 2019, the hitherto office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs and the occupier, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa transmuted to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) following the Senate approval and confirmation of Hon. Dabiri-Erewa as the Chairman/CEO of the new Commission. It was indeed a dream nurtured since 2007 when Hon. Abike Dabiri became the first chairperson of the newly created Committee on Diaspora Affairs by the then leadership of the House of Representatives. It was meant for…

NSIP operates with solid, verifiable database, Kwara Focal Person says

The Kwara State Focal Person for the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Mrs Bashirah AbdulRazaq Sanusi has denied a report saying that the scheme has no records of beneficiaries of the popular Trader Moni. In a statement issued in Ilorin on Friday, the Focal Person described the report as false and urged members of the public to disregard it. “The attention of the Office of the Focal Person of the NSIP in Kwara State Mrs Bashirah AbdulRazaq Sanusi has been drawn to a report in some news media which erroneously…

Gov Sani-Bello eulogises Etsu Nupe, Yahaya Abubakar at 68 ,17th Anniversary on throne

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has eulogised the personality of the Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar on his 68th birthday and 17th anniversary on his ascension to the throne as the 13th Etsu Nupe. In a congratulatory message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, the Governor described the Etsu Nupe as a true, loving and peaceful leader as well as a bridge-builder whose immense contributions to unity, peaceful coexistence and development of the society is not only reckoned with…

Kwara Govt approves new master plan for Ilorin · Master plans for other cities underway – Gov  

A new master plan has been approved for Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State, decades after the first and the last one was designed by former military regime of the late Brigadier-General David Bamigboye. The plan comes amid spiralling population growth and challenges of physical development and climate change in Nigeria’s 7th most populous city. At a semi-virtual cabinet meeting held Thursday evening, the state Executive Council approved the award of contract for the design and implementation of a new master plan and subsequent training of relevant government agencies…

Kwara Leads Progressive Governors’ Achievement Chart

Kwara State is the leading State in developmental initiatives for the month of August, 2020, according to a magazine published by the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF). The PGF is the umbrella body for the governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Director General (DG) of the PGF Secretariat, Solihu Mohammed Lukman, observed in the 50th edition of the Forum’s magazine — The Progressive Strides — that Kwara topped the table of achievements for the month of August 2020. The ‘Progressive Strides’ is an initiative of…

We’ll immortalise Rashidi Yekini-Kwara Gov

 Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the administration would hold consultations with various stakeholders in the state especially in the sports industry as the state is poised to rename a major monument after the late Football legend Rashidi Yekini. The Governor said the consultations would be followed by him forwarding a bill to the Kwara State House of Assembly to rename a major sports facility — possibly the stadium complex or its main bowl — after Yekini who scored Nigeria’s first World Cup goal in US 94. He said…