BREAKING: Police Declare Ex-Minister,Gbagi wanted for stripping hotel staff naked

The Delta State Police command has declared a former minister of state for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, wanted for failing to honour its invitation over the alleged dehumanisation of four employees of the Signatious Hotel, Warri, Delta State, by the management.   Gbagi, who is the chairman of the hotel was alleged to have ordered that the workers – three women and a man – be stripped naked.  Their nudes were filmed and the snapshots sent online. A statement signed by the state police public relations officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya,…

Dabiri-Erewa rejoices with Funmi Adewara on World Bank award 

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has felicitated with Dr Funmi Adewara and her Mymobihealth Team on the well deserved award. In the congratulatory letter personally signed by her to Adewara, the NIDCOM boss expressed delight in the team emerging one of the seven selected global winners among 2400 women. Text of the letter reads:  This is to felicitate  with you and your Mymobihealth Team on your well deserved award. I am very delighted to congratulate you and your group for the World Bank and SDG2020 Award. This…

NIGERIA AT 60 : IGP felicitates with Nigerians · orders 24hrs Surveillance, Security deployments nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered increased surveillance and security deployments across the country to forestall any breach of the peace and ensure hitch-free celebrations on the occasion of the country’s 60th Independence Day celebration which takes place on Thursday, 1st October, 2020 in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). IGP  Adamu enjoined citizens to go about the celebrations without any fear or apprehension noting that the Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have been directed to…

IGP partners AUGF to curb fraud in governance  

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has reaffirmed his commitment to the Federal Government’s efforts at curbing fraud, enhancing transparency and accountability in government. The IGP made this known during a courtesy call on him by the Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine on Friday, 25th September, 2020, at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja.   The high-powered courtesy visit of top Management personnel of the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) was informed by the need for both institutions to collaborate, foster mutual understanding and build…

JIFORM to honour Makinde,Sadipe-Akande, Sarumi-Aliyu,others at Summit 

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde , his Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora matters, Hon Bolanle Sarumi-Aliyu and the Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters, Hon Tolulope Sadipe-Akande have been listed among personalities to be honoured at the 2020 edition of the international migration conference to be held in Ibadan Oyo State on October 15, 2020. The event is the second annual summit of the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a media foundation with over 200 members spread across the continents covering migration matters. A statement signed…

How Organized Labour Deceived Nigerians By Reuben Abati

Those Labour leaders who grumble about neo-liberalism have now embraced it. Their lack of rigour, clarity and intellect provides a strong case for an urgent reform of Labour Leadership in Nigeria. Once upon a time, Labour used to be a strong voice in this country. I was very skeptical when the current leadership of Organized Labour in Nigeria objected to the decision of the Federal Government to withdraw fuel subsidy and hand over the pump price of petrol to the forces of demand and supply, also known as market forces.…

Niger council chairman beats colleague to pulp

Chairmen of Suleja local government area, Alhaji Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje and and Gurara local government area, Mr. Yussuf Wali Gwamna have exchanged blows over contentions for leadership of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) in the state.   They were said to be vying for chairmanship of Niger ALGON with neither willing to shift grounds. Chairman of Gurara council, which is incidentally a neighboring council to Suleja, was said to have beaten Maje to a pulp after sustaining bruises himself. Maje who sustained bruises all over his face…

Nigeria At 60: A Glimpse Of A Nation At The Period Of Debut By DR. ABDULLAHI BALA ISA

The congratulatory messages that heralded the country’s attainment of self-rule were overwhelming as evident from the historic copy of the Nigerian Citizen Newspaper in my possession. The excitement that heralded the granting of independence and the celebration of the hoisting of the new national flag and the lowering of the British union jack flag as captured by the tabloid was unprecedented! The paper itself existed for seventeen years altogether (twelve years before and five years after independence) before being  transformed into the New Nigerian Newspaper, which itself today has almost…

NIGERIA @60 : Oyo CP assures residents of adequate security during celebration

The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu,in a statement signed by SP Fadeyi Olugbenga,Police Public Relations Officer,has assured the Oyo state residents that adequate security measures had been emplaced ahead of the 1st October, 2020 Nigeria’s 60th independence celebration. CP  Nwachuckwu who congratulated all the good people of Oyo State wished them a fruitful independence celebration of the country’s Diamond Jubilee stated that all Police Tactical teams including Special Anti-robbery squad, (SARS), Anti-kidnapping squad, (AKS), Swift Response squad, (SRS), Police Mobile Force 4 and72, Skynet squad,…