Pantami, Danbatta to attend WATRA 2021 AGM

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, are set for this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the West African Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA). While Pantami will deliver the opening address at the AGM scheduled to take place from March 10-11, 2021 in Abuja, Danbatta will give the keynote at the conference. The event provided opportunity for telecoms regulators in West Africa to take important decisions, including the adoption…

Nigeria police is passionate about welfare of its personnel in retirement – IGP  …..  as Police commence 2nd phase of NHIS enrolment for retired officers  

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced the 2nd phase of the nationwide registration and capturing of retired police officers in the ongoing enrolment of retired police officers on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The exercise is scheduled to commence on 15th March, 2021. It is aimed at ensuring that no retired police officer (including his/her spouse), anywhere in the country, irrespective of rank on retirement, is left out from having full access to all NHIS services and benefits covered by the Police Health Maintenance Organization (Police-HMO) Code-073.     The exercise…

SECURITY : Civil Society groups pass Vote of Confidence on President Buhari 

 Many of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) opposing President Muhammadu Buhari, were doing so now because the President refused to agreed to their outrageous demands at the expense of the country. The Executive Secretary, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) and President, Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele, and the Secretary General, James Okoronkwo, said this on Monday in Abuja, at a press conference on the State of the Nation. Aigbegbele at the event which also witnessed…

Int’l Women’s Day : Gov Sani Bello lauds women’s role in nation building

Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central Governors Forum (NCGF) Abubakar Sani Bello said Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political development is unattainable without the full contribution and participation of women in governance. The Governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary,Mary Noel Berje noted that, as the foundation of human development, women possess the pedigree and wherewithal to be in the forefront to put this country in the right trajectory of growth and development without bias or sentiment. Governor Sani Bello, who joined the rest of the world to mark…

Popular Fuji Musician,Wasiu Agara Dies at 54

Alhaji Wasiu  Salawudeen Gbolagade Ayinde Popularly known as  Wasiu Agara is dead The Ogbomoso born musician was said to have slumped and died few mins later. It was gathered that he was being rushed to the hostpital when he gave up the ghost The 54 years old musician is survived by two wives and children He has since been buried today at Muslim cemetery in Ogbomoso Details later….

Gov Bello celebrates VP Osinbajo @64

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has felicitated with His Excellency, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN (GCON) on the occasion of his 64th birthday anniversary.   Bello in his birthday message issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, described Osinbajo as a great gift and asset to Nigeria and has contributed immensely to the country’s development over the years.   He said Vice President Osinbajo has proved himself as a loyal and dedicated deputy to President Muhammadu Buhari since inception of the APC-led government in 2015.…

Gov Sule extols leadership qualities of VP Osinbajo @64

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has extolled the leadership qualities of Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, stressed that the VP’s passion for Nigeria, is visible for all to see.   Engineer Sule stated while declaring open a public lecture series organized to commemorate the 64th birthday of the Vice President, which held at the headquarters of the Nigeria Air Force, Officers Mess and Suites, Abuja, on Monday.   According to the Governor, VP Osinbajo is a strong advocate of enterprise and innovation, who has been championing the cause of…

Gov Sani Bello extols VP Osinbajo @64

Niger State Govenor and Chairman North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) , Abubakar Sani Bello has extolled the virtues of Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as he turned 64. Governor Sani Bello, in a birthday message, described the number two citizen of Nigeria as an icon of humility, discipline and a hard working leader. The NCGF Chairman said the Vice President deserved to be celebrated as he has undoubtedly and passionately injected his intelligence in the growth and development of the Nation devoid of bias or sentiment. “Mr. Vice…

Buhari and His Tinubu Frankenstein By Festus Adedayo

The news last week that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had begun a probe into the finances of former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (EFCC) strongman, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, literally shattered the Nigerian political airwaves. In the news, the EFCC reportedly wrote a letter to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) asking it to furnish the commission with details of Tinubu’s assets declaration form. Dated November 6, 2020, marked CR/3000/EFCC/LS/Vol4/322 and signed by its then Zonal Head, Abdulrasheed Bawa who is now the EFCC chairman,…

Oyetola celebrates VP Osinbajo @64 

As Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, marks his 64th birthday today, 8 March, 2021, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated him and wished him a happy celebration. The governor in a press release by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, described Osinbajo as a patriotic Nigerian, an accomplished administrator and an exemplary leader, whose commitment to nation-building is commendable. While appreciating the Vice President for his selfless service to the nation, Oyetola particularly praised him for his contributions to the growth and stability of the country’s economy…