Tokyo Olympics second phase camp begins

In line with the promise made by  Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr.Sunday Dare to begin early preparation for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the second phase of camping began on Monday in three centers across the country. According to the Acting Director Of Field and Elites Athletes, Dr. Simeon  Ebhojiaye, the athletes will be camped for three weeks in Port- Harcout, Abuja and Yenogoa. In Port- Harcout, fourteen track and field athletes under the supervision of two coaches are in camp, in Abuja, 8 para athletes, 14 para table…

Danbatta wins 2019 Zik Prize in Professional Leadership  ….  dedicates Award to NCC Board, Management, Staff

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof.Umar Garba Danbatta,was on Sunday night awarded the 2019 Zik Prize in Professional Leadership. While receiving the award in the professional leadership category at an elaborate and well-attended annual Zik Prize 2020 organised by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) in Lagos on Sunday, December 6, 2020, Danbatta thanked the organizers for the honour, stated that the award was “a recognition for the entire Commission.” The NCC Boss also dedicated his Zik Prize to the board, management and staff…

Fayemi hails Ooni on fifth coronation anniversary … Acknowledges monarch’s roles in the development of Yoruba land and Nigeria

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on his fifth coronation anniversary. The Governor said the foremost traditional ruler has been making very significant impact in the development of Yoruba land in particular and Nigeria in general since his ascension to the exalted throne.   Fayemi, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, hailed the Ooni for using his position to promote peace among the various ethnic nationalities in the country as well as working…

2020 HAPPY CONFERENCE : Dabiri-Erewa to launch Women Empowerment Network 

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), will on Saturday present to the Public the Aspire Women Network project during the 2020 Happy Conference  . The conference, which is holding at International conference Centre Abuja is an assembly for women of all ages to share experiences with one another, to finding happiness while fulfilling their purpose in life, as women. Dabiri-Erewa stressed that the women folks were clamouring for equitable opportunity to complement their male counterparts in all helms of affairs, especially in politics. The Chairman of NiDCOM…

NiDCOM receives new Kogi State Diaspora Focal Officer

 Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has received the newly appointed Kogi State Diaspora Focal Point Officer (DFPO), Mrs Medina Nene Anako. Receiving the new DFPO in NIDCOM Head office in Abuja on Monday on behalf of the Chairman/CEO, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was the Secretary of the Commission, Engr. Dr Sule Yakubu Bassi. Bassi congratulated the newly appointed DFPO for Kogi state and urged her to utilise every opportunity to familiarise with Kogi indigenes in the diaspora. He stressed that in order to function properly in her office, she should have…

Lawan bags 2019 Zik Prize in Leadership Award

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan was on Sunday night awarded the 2019 Zik Prize in Political Leadership. Lawan’s Chief of Staff, Dr Babagana Muhammad-Aji was at the impressive ceremony in Lagos to receive the award on behalf of the Senate President. The organisers of the award, the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre(PPRAC) said Lawan’s consideration was in recognition of his “long-standing dynamic service to the Nigerian state” and his “undying  commitment to the entrenchment of democratic ideals in the Nigerian polity.” In his acceptance speech which was delivered…

Reps disown lawmaker’s call for Buhari impeachment

The Federal House of Representatives has disowned a press release allegedly issued by Hon Kingsley Chinda, titled “ Nigeria saddled with the circus” circulated over most dailies on the 6th of December , 2020, where he called on constituents irrespective of political party, tribe or religion to compel their representatives to commence impeachment process against the president . The House of Representatives through its spokesperson, Rep. Benjamin O Kalu said the press statement was opinion of a single member of the opposition party in the house which has been misinterpreted…