Illegal Mining: Oyetola inaugurates Osun mineral resources, environmental management committee

The Governor ,State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday inaugurated Osun Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) as part of the administration’s efforts towards lifting the state out of economic misery. This was even as the Governor said his Administration has resolved to set the State on the path of effective resource management. According to the governor, the appointment and inauguration of the Committee were in line with the Nigeria Minerals and Mining Act 2007, which empowered the Committee to oversee the regulation of the entire mining operations in…

Meet needs of Nigerians Abroad , Akande Sadipe urges Nigeria Foreign Missions ,Embassies

The Chairperson of the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters, Hon.Tolulope Akande Sadipe K. has said that Nigeria’s Foreign mission and Embassy must strive to meet the needs of Nigerians abroad and improve their services to them. She specifically said that the foreign affairs policy reform must address the issues of improved quality representation as the Embassy is the first point of contact between Nigerians abroad and their Government and the impression being observed by Nigerians in the diaspora is a poor representation of their Government. Akande-Sadipe, who was…

Nasarawa ready to partner NTDC to promote tourism, says Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, said his administration is ready to partner with the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), in order to develop the tourism potentials of the state. Engineer Sule stated this while hosting the North Central Zone Coordinator of the NTDC, Nanna D. Yakubu, at the Government House, on Wednesday. The Governor said his administration was particularly interested in going into a public private partnership, with the government willing to provide the infrastructure, as well as support investors who are ready to run such ventures as businesses.…

Niger SSG commiserates with Etsu Nupe over Madaki Nupe’s death

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commiserated with the entire people of Nupe Kingdom and the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers over the death of Alhaji Abdullahi B. Umar, Madaki Nupe who died in Kaduna after a brief illness. In his condolence message, the SSG stated that late Abdullahi B. Umar exceptional personality and charisma were sterling qualities that shall greatly be missed by the people of Nupe Kingdom, Niger State and Nigeria as a whole.…

Ned Nwoko Foundation seeks collaboration with NYSC on malaria control

The National Youth Service Corps and the Ned Nwoko Foundation have begun talks on a partnership for the control of malaria in the country. The proposal came today when the Chairman of the Foundation, Prince Ned Nwoko, paid a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office in Abuja. Nwoko, who described malaria as endemic with about 500,000 deaths resulting from it annually, said the Foundation was determined to tackle the disease in Africa, beginning with Nigeria. He stressed the need for effective sensitization of…

Gov Sule urges FG to equip Nasarawa diagnostic centre with state-of-the-art facilities.

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has appealed to the Federal Government, to further complete equipping the Nasarawa State Infectious Disease, Diagnosis and Research Centre, with state-of-the-art facilities. Engineer Sule made the appeal during the town hall meeting on COVID-19 vaccination, organized by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, which held in Lafia, on Tuesday. The governor said completing equipping the facility, will enable the centre meets global standards, as well as reduce the rate of medical tourism for the…

ANAN partners NiDCOM to establish Diaspora offices abroad

The Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) is seeking collaboration with Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) for the establishment of branches in some countries abroad. The Chief Operating Officer of ANAN, Dr. Musa Ahmed Muhammed stated this when the Association visited the Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who was represented by Engr. Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi, Secretary, NIDCOM in Abuja. The Chief Operating Officer, ANAN, explained that as a professional body, ANAN’s impact will be felt more if  branches are established outside the shores of Nigeria. Mohammed added that…

Niger SSG mourns death of state secondary education board Chairman

 The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sadness over the death of Alhaji Ahmed Usman Sardauna,  Executive Chairman, Niger State Secondary Education Board. Ahmed Usman died in Minna after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, Ahmed Matane described late Executive Chairman as a complete gentleman and dedicated Nigerilites, added that the great values of hard work, honesty and selflessness that the deceased left behind will be remembered. According to the SSG, “On behalf of the Government and people of Niger State, I…