NACOMYO condemns Ekiti Govt attempt to strangulate justice over  Awo Ekiti chieftaincy tussle

The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) Ekiti State chapter condemned the current move by Ekiti State Government to subject the valid decision of the courts on the matter of Alawo of Awo Ekiti chieftaincy to administrative review through the Chieftaincy Committee of Ekiti State Traditional Council. NACOMYO in a statement signed its Coordinator, Tajudeen Olutope Ahmed,Esq stated: “In line with the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and other extant laws guiding the appointment of traditional rulers; the aggrieved parties, upon the appointment of…

Nigeria Becoming A Failed State, Obasanjo Raises Alarm

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed state and a basket case that urgently needs to be pulled from the brink of collapse.   He said this in Abuja on Thursday while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo and Pan Niger Delta Forum. Obasanjo, who played an active role in the Nigerian Civil War, said he had never seen Nigeria so divided,…

TALE OF UNFULFILLED  PROMISES – NASS Legislative Aides

 It’s crystal clear that legislative aides serving in the National Assembly has become endangered species. Their plight in the 8th National Assembly is in the public domain and was characterized by several petitions, unrests and demonstrations as a result of unpaid allowances and lack of training. With the exit of their tormentor-in-chief, Ataba Sani Omolori and coming on stage of Arc. Olatunde Amos Ojo as the Acting CNA, it is becoming clear that legislative aides may have shouted eureka too early. The outgone CNA after dealing with legislative aides of…

TRAINING SCHOOL:Niger Govt donates 50 hectares to NSCDC

Niger State Government has made available 50 hectare plot of land to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC for the establishment of a training school in Kontagora. Chairman North Central Governors Forum and Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello who handed over the land to the management of NSCDC in Kontagora said it was in a bid to provide security to Citizens. Governor Sani-Bello explained that in the interim, the State government had signed a leasing agreement with the Bako Ranch Limited to ensure a smooth take…

Senate President condoles with Senator Wamakko over daughter’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko over the death of his daughter, Sadiya. Lawan described the tragic death of Sadiya at a tender age as painful but urged Senator Wamakko to take solace in the fact that Allah gives and takes as He wills. “I share in your grief and pray that Allah will give you the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. “I also commiserate with the government and people of Sokoto state who are mourning with you over the unfortunate incident…

Gov Sani-Bello mourns former Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Kolos

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed rude shock over the sudden demise of a veteran journalist and administrator, Alhaji Mohammed Hassan Kolos. Governor Sani Bello’s reaction to the death of the veteran journalist was contained in a press statement made available by his Chief Press Secretary(CPS), Mary Noel-Berje. The Governor described the late Alhaji Kolos as a dedicated personality whose contributions towards the development of the state were germane to the State. He said though death is inevitable to humans, late Alhaji Hassan Kolo’s contributions and wealth of…

JIFORM commends Oyo Diaspora Policy, urges other states to take a cue

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has described the Oyo State Diaspora policy as a concept worth emulating by other states in the country. The global media body consolidating on plans to host its second annual international summit in Ibadan, the state capital on October 15, 2020 stated the position in a statement issued by the its President/Executive Director, Ajibola Abayomi at the weekend. Ajibola said interactions with the Hon Bolanle Sarumi-Aliyu, the Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Masters to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State indicated that the…