Swearing-in: Full Text of President Joe Biden’s Inaugural Speech

Chief Justice Roberts,President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice-President Pence. My distinguished guests, my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages, America has been tested a new and America has risen to the challenge. Today we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate but of a cause, a cause of democracy. The people – the will of the people – has been heard, and the will of the people has…

Jaafaru bows out from Prison service as John Mrabure becomes acting NCoS Boss 

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.John Mrabure who until his appointment was in charge of the Human Resource Directorate of the NCoS, became a DCG in July 2019 when President Muhammadu Buhari approved the promotion of 10 senior officials of the paramilitary agencies under the Ministry of Interior. PRNigeria reports that DCG Mrabure takes over from Comptroller-General Ja’afaru Ahmed, after the expiration of his twice extended tenure. President Muhammadu Buhari had extended the tenure…

Gov Sule approves over N700m for August 2016 salary arrears 

Nasarawa State Governor,  Engr Abdullahi Sule, has approved N726, 893, 530.92, as payment of outstanding August 2016 salary arrears owed civil servants in the state. The approval was contained in a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Nasarawa State Government,  Mallam Ibrahim Addra, issued to the media in Lafia, on Wednesday. According to the statement, the Governor approved the amount, as fulfilment of an earlier agreement entered into with members of the organized labour in the state, with the salary arrears to be paid in three…

Migration is A natural phenomenon -Dabiri-Erewa.

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday in Abuja described migration as a natural phenomenon that cannot be stopped . She however stated that managed migration must be encouraged for positive impact on the migrant , the country of origin and the host country Dabiri-Erewa made this assertion at a Lecture she delivered on: “Migration, Diaspora and Africa’s Development at the National Defence College for Participants of Course 29 in Abuja. The NIDCOM Boss maintained that the Diaspora Phenomena wss the product of legitimate migration, hence…

NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise: FG expresses appreciation

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has expressed satisfaction with this commendable achievement recorded in the ongoing SIM-NIN integration exercise.   He expressed the Federal Government’s appreciation for the commitment demonstrated by all stakeholders and citizens and urged them to submit their NINs before 9th February, 2021 deadline.   The Minister further urged the technical team to fast-track the processes so that the project is delivered soonest. . The Minister concluded by reminding Nigerians to secure and protect their NINs, urging subscribers to desist from…

NOTABLE CITIES IN YORUBALAND &THEIR FOUNDERS.

(1) Ile-Ife was founded by Obatala (2)  Owo was founded by Ojugbelu. (3) Oshogbo was founded by Queen Oso-Igbo (4) Akure was founded by Omoremi Omoluabi (5) Ondo was founded by Queen Pupupu (6) Iwo was founded by prince Ogbaigbai. (7) Oyo was founded by prince Oranmiyan (8) Igede Ekiti was founded by Ake (9) Abeokuta was founded by Shodeke (10) Ilesha was founded by Owalushe Ajaka. (11) Esie was founded by prince Baragbon (12) Ijero Ekiti was founded by Prince Ogbe (13) Sango-Otta was founded by Osolo and Eleidi…