No posting of corps members to security challenged areas,says NYSC DG 

The National Youth Service Corps has said no Corps Member would be deployed to any area that is facing security threat during its forthcoming 2021 Batch ‘A’ Stream Two Orientation Course. It said the Scheme is in constant interaction with the security agencies and would therefore, not undermine the safety of any Corps Member. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this on Tuesday in his address at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Batch’A’ Pre-Orientation Workshop held in Karu, Nasarawa State. “As the welfare and safety of Corps Members…

North central picks interest in APC  National Chairman position …..  as Gov Sani Bello hosts party stakeholders

North Central Zone has joined the race to contest the position of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This was made known when APC stakeholders from the North Central paid courtesy visit to Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, who doubled as the Chairman North Central Governors Forum, at the Government House, Minna. Governor Sani Bello while explaining the journey so far by the party members from the North central zone since the inception of the party, said the zone should not be left out of the…

Nigerian military remain loyal to Nigerian constitution ,Govt – Defence Hq

The Nigeria Military has reiterated its total loyalty to the constitution and government of Nigeria. The military authority also distanced itself from a call made by a legal practitioner,Robert Clark,SAN asking the civilian government to handover to the military. This was contained in a statement signed by Acting Director Defence Information,Brig.Gen.Onyema Nwachukwu Read the statement in full : The attention of the military high command has been drawn to a statement purported to have been made by one Robert Clark SAN, suggesting that current political leadership should hand over power…

SOUTH-EAST SECURITY: IGP redeploys CP Abutu Yaro to Imo Command, 5 other CPs affected

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the posting of CP Abutu Yaro to Imo State as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of the State. The posting of the new CP was in furtherance of efforts by the Police leadership towards strengthening security, tackling violent crimes and enhancing optimal coordination of policing operations within the State. CP Abutu Yaro, a fellow of the National Defence College and the immediate-past Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State Command, is an operationally-minded Cop. By this new development, Abutu…

FG announces new date for NIN-SIM Verification deadline ,as Enrolment reaches 54 Million 

 The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to the 30th of June, 2021.   The extension was as a result of the virtual meeting chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and attended by following officials- Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta and the Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Azeez.…

NiDCOM pledges supports for Gallant Women Ability Foundation.

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has reiterated the commission support for the Nigerians living with disabilities, especially those in Diaspora. NiDCOM Chairman stated this while playing host to the Founder/President of Gallant Women Ability Foundation G-WÀF,Olaide Awosedo in Abuja on Tuesday. Olaide who is a Retail Banker in the United Kingdom said drawing from her experience of a car accident in Nigeria in 1998 and flown to the United Kingdom for treatment , was inspired to form the Gallant Women Ability Foundation G- WAF a Non Governmental…

Kogi confirms attack on state officials ,says abducted LG Chairman will return safely

The Kogi state government in a statement signed by Honourable Commissioner for Information and Communications,Kingsley Fanwo has confirmed the recent attack on some state government officials allegedly perpetrated by some gunmen between Ekiti- Kogi state.The which claimed the life of  a Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Commission, Hon. Solomon Adebayo and also the abduction of Chairman,Yagba West LGA, Hon. Pius Kolawole on their way back to the State from Kwara State. The statement read in part : “We can confirm authoritatively that the unfortunate incident happened shortly after Eruku,…

NYSC partners Leventis Foundation on agric training for corps members

National Youth Service Corps NYSC has stated its commitment in ensuring that Corps Members are fully empowered with relevant skills and other incentives that would reduce graduate unemployment and increase food sufficiency in the country. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu disclosed this on Monday in Abuja while signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Scheme and Leventis Foundation Nigeria. Ibrahim thanked the management of Leventis Foundation for identifying with the NYSC on youth empowerment, wealth creation and sustainable development. He added that the dearth of white collar jobs in the…

48 corps members benefit from N16.5M business grant 

A total of forty-eight Corps Members have been empowered with various sums of money to finance their businesses after their business proposals scaled through the different stages of professional vetting until the very last stage. The business areas covered agriculture; craft and fashion design; education, shoemaking among others. In his virtual interaction with the Corps beneficiaries today, the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim commended Unity Bank for providing financial grants to Corps Members selected from NYSC Orientation Camps in Edo, FCT, Lagos and Ogun States. He said the pilot…

NEW JUDGES : Oyo Muslim Community writes Gov Makinde 

His Excellency, Engr ‘Seyi Makinde, FNSE, The Executive Governor of Oyo State Secretariat – Ibadan Oyo State Your Excellency Sir, ANOTHER OPEN LETTER TO H.E. SEYI MAKINDE, ON THE CONTINUING OPPRESSION OF MUSLIMS IN ALL SECTORS OF OYO STATE – THIS TIME, ON THE JUDICIARY AND URGENT REQUEST FOR REDRESS OF THE LOPSIDEDNESS IN THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW JUDGES Greetings, Your Excellency ! To start with, let it be noted that, we resorted to the avenue of writing open letters to Your Excellency, after efforts at meeting with you through…