Niger SSG advocates citizens involvement in governance

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has advocated for citizens’ involvement in government activities to ensure good governance in the State. Ahmed Matane made the disclosure at the NEPAD/AUDA Second Peer Review and Self Assessment Town Hall Meeting held at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Government House, Minna. While emphasizing the four major thematic areas of the peer review, the SSG pointed out that the involvement of citizens in governance will help foster the adoption of policies, standards, and practices that could lead to economic growth,…

Corruption: Lawan advocates use of technology for revenue collection by Govt agencies 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has advised the Federal Government to explore the use of relevant technology for the purpose of revenue collection by its agencies, so as to prevent the diversion of public funds into private pockets. This was even as he pledged that National Assembly will expeditiously consider the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria (CIFIPN) Bill presently before the Ninth Assembly. Lawan made this known in a welcome remark delivered during his investiture and induction as Patron by the Chatered Institute of Forensic…

Gov Sani-Bello mourns Prof Shehu Bida’s death

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has described the death of Professor Shehu Bida as a monumental loss to Northern Nigeria and the country. Governor Sani Bello disclosed this in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mary Noel-Berje. The Governor said that the Professor’s demise was not just a loss to the North but the country at large as he was a rare gem that contributed immensely to the development of the Northern region. He commiserated with the deceased family, Etsu Nupe, HRH Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar…

NPF unveils cybercrime reporting portal   …..  Arrests 3 for Cyber-Related Offences, uncovers 50,000 email accounts,passwords from a suspect

The Nigeria Police Force has unveiled a Cybercrime Reporting Web Portal. The portal which can be accessed by clicking on the link https://incb.police.gov.ng/ is part of efforts directed at ensuring ease of crime reportage by members of the public to enable prompt investigation, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of cybercrime and other related offences.   The portal catered for complaints pertaining to cybercrimes. With this, victims/complainants can now report cases of cybercrime online, at any time and from any part of the world. The cases are promptly attended to by the Cybercrime Unit of…

FRIDAY SERMON : How Islam Addressed The Problem Of Poverty And Unemployment By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) is His servant and Messenger. Dear brothers and sisters, first of all, you should know that the subject of poverty and unemployment is a long one, and many books and researches were published in its regard, hence it is not possible to discuss this matter in details here. However,…

Man who designed 2023 Presidential Poster for Yahaya Bello demands N50 Million

A Kogi man identified as Ilemona Tboss has asked the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to compensate him with a sum of 50 million naira for coming up with a 2023 presidential poster of Bello which the governor distanced himself from. Recall that some time in June, a presidential campaign poster which Ilemona designed with the write-ups “Hope 2023, Vote Yahaya Bello For President,” was trending on the Kogi social media space and was the first to create a hint on the likelihood of governor Bello vying for…

Mai Mala Buni, a bridge builder,says Gov Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has sent his hearty congratulations to the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni on the occasion of his 53rd birthday anniversary, described him as a great bridge builder and an astute political icon. Bello in a congratulatory message released on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, said he was impressed with the sterling leadership acumen of Governor Mai Mala Buni. He described Mai Mala Buni as a personal friend and brother from another mother who had always identified with him and the…

AGENDA SETTING FOR THE JOURNALISM PROFESSION: A CASE FOR THE NEW NAWOJ LEADERSHIP By Yunusa Abugi

By etymological attribution, Reverend Henry Townsend is often ascribed ‘the founder of journalism in Nigeria’ largely due to the efforts of missioners (the Calabar Presbyterian Mission Printing Press of 1846) at spreading evangelism on in Nigeria through handbills and tabloids ‘Iwe Irohin Fun Awon Ara Egba’ by Townsend in November, 1859, transiting to the likes of Herbert Hesse Macauley, Dr. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (the West African Pilot in 1937), Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo, (The Nigerian Tribune, 1949, Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola and many other prominent names that immediately comes to…

Arise O Nigeria School of Mgt holds convocation for 1st Batch graduates 

Arise O Nigeria School Of Management & Enterprise Development on the 14th Of November, 2020 graduated the first batch of Diploma students who completed a 6 months training in their various academic courses as accredited by ESTAM University, Benin Republic. The graduation exercise took place at the ESTAM University Matriculation and Convocation ceremony which held at ELIM Hall, Tunde Motors, Cotonou, Benin Republic. Following the Accreditation,Arise O Nigeria School Of Management & Enterprise Development Partnership and Distance Learning by ESTAM University to offer short and long term trainings for award…

Lawan felicitates with Yobe Governor Buni @53

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, as he marks his 53rd birthday Thursday. Lawan joined the family, friends and political associates of the Governor as well as the entire people of Yobe State in celebrating the occasion. He said the occasion is worthy of celebration because Governor Buni has devoted his life to the service of his people and excelled in the calling. “I rejoice with His Excellency, members of his family, friends, political associates and our good people…