NYSC refutes media report on Covid-19 outbreak in Bauchi Camp

NYSC management has debunked a media report on outbreak of Covid-19 in its Bauchi state camp where 8 serving corps members allegedly tested positive of Covid-19 Read the statement in full: “The attention of Management of the National Youth Service Corps has been drawn to a media report which erroneously states that 8 Corps Members currently undergoing Orientation Course in Bauchi State NYSC Orientation Camp tested positive to COVID-19. “Management wishes to posit that at present, no Corps Member undergoing Orientation Course in Bauchi State, or any of the Orientation…

Youth, Atheletes to get Data base- Dare

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has announced plans to create a data base that will serve as reservoir from which opportunities can be accessed by the Nigerian Youth. This according to the ministry would also ensure that proper records are kept   to enable youth derive maximum opportunities. Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare said the  data base would soon be created  for the  Nigerian Youth to address unemployment, age cheats and to counter falsehood. Speaking during  the 6th edition of the Town Hall Meeting …

DSS confirms identity of Security aide that Killed Newspaper Vendor 

The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed that the security aide of the Speaker of the House of Representatives who allegedly killed a newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke on Thursday is one of its personnel deployed to the Speaker’s convoy as a security detail. The service added : “as already stated by the Speaker that he has been suspended from his Convoy, the Service has further withdrawn him from the assignment. “As part of its disciplinary procedures in the instance, he has been taken into detention. In addition, the Service…

Lawan commiserates with former Senate Leader over wife’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has condoled with former Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba over the sudden death of his wife Mrs Amaka Ndoma-Egba. “I commiserate with Senator Ndoma-Egba over the sudden death of his wife. “My heart goes out to the former Senate Leader and his family over this tragic incident and pray God to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” Lawan said. The Senate President prayed for the repose of her soul and that Almighty God grants her eternal rest.