NYSC DG seeks Trust Fund for Corps Members

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has advocated for the establishment of National Youth Service Trust Fund that would cater for the financial empowerment of all Corps Members as they pass out from Service. He said this would help them to establish their vocational businesses with the skills they acquire from the NYSC Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme in the course of service. Ibrahim stated this today when he paid a courtesy visit to the former Head of State and founder of the NYSC Scheme, General Yakubu Gowon at…

Altec CEO, Prof Price harp on Canada, Diaspora benefits for Nigeria

Susan Gong, the Chief Executive Officer of Altec Global Incorporation, Canada has hinted about opportunities to work, study and live in the country through a regular migration process as best offers for the Nigerian youths.   Speaking during a recent migration summit hosted by the Cross River State government in Calabar, the former board member of Canada immigration and refugee board said her company was willing to facilitate that for willing clients across the African continent. At the summit themed: Utilizing The Gains of Migration To Advance Economic Development in…

Danbatta assures Nigeria’s readiness for 4th Industrial Revolution

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has assured that Nigeria is ready and equipped with required policy regulatory frameworks and instruments that will power the 4th Industrial Revolution. Danbatta gave the assurance on Thursday in a keynote address he delivered at the Virtual 3rd Discourse Series of the Advocate law practice with the theme: “Powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Nigeria”. NCC Boss was represented at the event by the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, NCC, Barr. Adeleke Adewolu.   Read his address in…

Friday Sermon: The Last Ten Nights/Days Of Ramadan By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our noble Prophet Muhammad, his family, his companions and his true and sincere followers until the Last Day – then to proceed: Dear brothers and sisters, the last ten nights of Ramadan are believed to be the most important opportunities for worship during the noblest month in the Islamic calendar (Ramadan). It is believed that the first…

FG declares May 3 public holiday to mark 2021 Workers’ Day celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers for witnessing this year’s celebration. He commended them for their patience, understanding and support in driving the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in its determination to move the country to the next level of socio-economic development. Aregbesola called for more dedication and patriotism from all Nigerian…

Nasarawa Govt, Rice farmers attract N10b investment from CBN

The Nasarawa State government is collaborating with the Rice Farmers Association, with plans already concluded to attract investment to the tune of N10bn, to assist rice farmers in the state, under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) anchor borrowers scheme. Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, disclosed this while flagging-off the sales of fartilizer and other agricultural inputs, for this year’s raining season, at Andaha, in Akwanga Local Government Area, on Thursday. The Governor restated the determination of his administration to ensure that agricultural potentials of the state are fully…