Dare takes DEEL Initiative to FCT camp

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Develpoment, Mr Sunday Dare has urged Corps Members to leverage on the Ministry’s DEEL Initiative for self development and wealth creation. The Minister stated this today while addressing the 2021 Batch ‘A’ Stream Two Corps Members at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Kubwa, Abuja. Dare who said the DEEL initiative was launched on the 8th of  November, 2020, explained further that DEEL is an acronym for D – Digital Skill Knowledge and Acquisition, E – Entrepreurship, E- Employment and  L- Leadership and Mentorship.…

Serve as agents of Unity, DG charges corps members 

Corps Members have been advised to utilize the opportunities of the service year to promote national unity and cohesion. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this today while addressing Corps Members during his visit to FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa, Abuja. The DG who said the NYSC Scheme was established for the promotion of National Unity and integration, urged the Corps Members to shun ethnic and religious jingoism. “Take the advantage of the service year to promote national unity. Use the Orientation Course to imbibe team spirit, resilience, leadership…

CNPP urges Lawmakers to listen to Nigerians on New Constitution

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged the National Assembly to be patriotic enough to listen to Nigerians and end its current process of further amending the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic. In a statement issued on Thursday, the CNPP Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu said “the feelers across the country is that the 1999 Constitution is irredeemable and cannot be amended to meet national aspirations. “We believe that if the members of the National Assembly are truly representing the people, it is time they stopped the ongoing…

Senate reinforces legal status for National Emergency Number 112

Nigeria Senate has taken further steps towards strengthening the legal status for the country’s National Emergency Number 112, being implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) though it’s Emergency Communication Centres (ECC).   The Senate Committee on Communications recently organised a one-day public hearing where stakeholders gathered to make valuable contributions and observations on two bills by the Senate Committee on Communications. These are the Nigerian Postal Service Act (Repeal and Establishment) Bill, 2021 and the Nationwide Toll-Free Emergency Number (Establishment) Bill, 2021, being sponsored by Senator Ibikunle Amosun of…

Oyetola bags Blueprint Newspaper’s Governor of the Year 2020 

Governor of The State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, was on Thursday named the Blueprint Newspaper’s Governor of the Year 2020. The Governor was presented with the award by the Estu Nupe, who doubled as the Royal Father of Day on the occasion, Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, at the Blueprint Impact Series Awards, held in Abuja. This was coming barely seven days after the Governor won the Champion Newspaper’s Man of the Year and Governor of the Year 2020 awards. Recall that Business Day Newspaper had also in February crowned Oyetola as its Governor…

Friday Sermon : Pay Your Zakah To Avoid Problems And Allah’s Punishments! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, his family, his Companions and all those who follow him exactly until the Day of Judgement. Dear brothers and sisters! The importance of Zakah in Islam is known to every Muslim. They realise that it is a religious obligation that has been made compulsory…

UPDATE : 136 Islamiyyah students abducted from Tegina – Niger Govt

Niger State Government has confirmed the number of students abducted by bandits at the Salihu Tanko Islamic School, Tegina, Rafi local government to be 136. The state Deputy Governor, Alh. Ahmed Mohammed Ketso confirmed the number while giving an update on the situation, at the Government House, Minna. He assured the parents of the abducted children that the government was doing its best for the safe return of the students and reiterated the readiness of the government to give continued support to the security agencies. The Deputy Governor disclosed that…

INTERNAL SECURITY: African Bar Association pledges support for military operations

The African Bar Association (ABA), have thrown its weight behind the various internal security operations being conducted by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), aimed at restoring peace and normalcy across troubled parts of the country. The ABA President,  Mr  Hannibal Uwaifo  made the disclosure Wednesday, when he led some executive members of the association on a courtesy visit to the Chief of  Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja. The ABA President maintained that the association is in full support of AFN operations, added…

Police arrest 84 suspects in special operations …  Foil attempt to kidnap Catholic Bishop in Zaria  

Nigeria Police Force, have arrested a total of eighty-four (84) notorious criminal suspects within the past one month. A total of forty-five (45) sophisticated firearms and ammunition including 1-GPMG, 1-LAR rifle, 17-AK47 rifles, 2-Pump Action rifles, 20- locally fabricated firearms, 3-single barrel guns, 9899- live ammunition of different calibres, 80-fake vehicle number plates, 1- Toyota Camry with Reg. No. AA 792 HJA and 1-Toyota Corolla LE with Reg. No. QAP 622 AA, were recovered from the suspects in the operations. The suspects were arrested for their involvement in series of…