COVID-19: How Nigeria can successfully vaccinate its over 200 million population – Lawan 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said that for Nigeria to provide ‘herd immunity’ for its over two hundred million population, efforts must be made by the Federal Government to collaborate with international bodies to develop and produce a vaccine for the purpose.   According to Lawan, the project to develop a vaccine must deploy resources specifically meant to provide the needed environment for Nigerian scientists resident abroad to come up with a vaccine that would serve not only Nigeria’s population, but of other developing countries.   The…

NCC open to innovations,strategic collaboration for human capital development – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has emphasised that the Commission will always be open to ideas, innovations and meaningful collaboration with strategic institutions for the development of human capacity in Nigeria.   Danbatta stated this while addressing the management of Nile University of Nigeria, when they paid a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja recently.   The university delegation had requested for the courtesy visit principally to seek areas of collaboration with the Commission towards enhancing knowledge…

NYSC DG bags Africa Meritorious Service Award

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shu’aibu Ibrahim has been conferred with “Africa Meritorious Service Award” by the International Free Media Organization for his exemplary leadership and good conduct which resulted in many positive changes in the NYSC Scheme. The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Organization, Mr A O Malik who led a delegation of the Award Selection Committee to the National Directorate Headquarters of the NYSC today said the DG has achieved extraordinary feats due to his uncommon commitment to improving the lives of Corps Members…

Yahaya Bello’s pro-women, revolutionary politics, By Nduka Uzuakpundu

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello’s gender-friendly policy is unprecedented in the political history of Nigeria. It is a policy that other state governors should copy. By it, Bello has set a standard for a race on how best to run an administration of inclusion that not only recognises the role of women in politics – beyond being mobilisers of voters for male politicians, but also offering them high visibility offices, such that they could play an active part in shaping and implementing policies for a balanced and solid development…

Bello,Okocha dazzle as  Ex-Super Eagles Lit Lokoja. 

In what appeared obviously like a repeat of the golden era of the Olympic days when the Nigerian Super Eagles codenamed ‘Dream Team’ dazzled the world during the Atlanta 96 Olympic fiesta, the victorious team in that tournament led by Austin Jay Jay Okocha stormed Lokoja, the capital of kogi state to relive the memories of the golden days with another superlative performance. The novelty matched put together by the Kogi State Government had stars like Jay-Jay Okocha, Finidi Goerge, Peter Rufai, Kanu Nwankwo, Taribo West, Tijani Babangida, Mutiu Adepoju…