Gov Sani Bello launches Special Vigilante corps , operational vehicles

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has launched the Niger Special Vigilante Corps (NSVC) aimed at checking the activities of youth gangs, especially in Minna,the state capital.   Governor Sani Bello launched the Special vigilante Corps who were drawn from nine different local security outfits at the Police Headquarters, Minna.   He said that the special vigilante corps was to compliment the manpower deficit in the conventional security agencies , pointed out that their area of responsibility is within Minna and its environs particularly to tackle the violent activities of…

Workers’strike: Gov Sule invokes no work, no pay rule

The Nasarawa State government, said it will invoking the no-work-no-pay rule for striking civil servants in the state. This was part of the resolutions taken at an emergency expanded security meeting, which held at the Government House, on Tuesday. The emergency meeting was convened at the instance of Governor Abdullahi Sule, aimed at amicable resolution of the plight of the striking workers. According to the statement issued at the end of the meeting, signed by Barrister Mohammed Ubandoma Aliyu, Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State, while government recognised the…

Why Nigerians are not appreciative  to  Buhari’s regime. By Abba Dukawa

President Buhari

Why Nigerians are not appreciative  to  Buhari’s regime.   By Abba Dukawa   I find it imperative  this piece by acknowledging appreciable gains on infrastructural development especially in the southern Part of the country by PMB’s administration.   let me pray for him that  Allah grant Baba more wisdoms, understanding and political will to do the needful and open you the window of opportunity to do right. It will be highest injustice for anybody not to appreciable gains on infrastructural development especially in the Southern Part of the country by PMB’s…

NYSC, A great source of pride to Nigeria – Dare

The National Youth Service Corps has been described as a great source of pride to the people and government of Nigeria. The Honourable Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, stated this today at the inauguration of the newly re-constituted NYSC National Governing Board held at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. He said that NYSC is the most enduring institution that has stood the test of time for close to five decades, making enormous strides in the areas of Education, Health, Infrastructure, Sports and Social Services. He restated his…

Gov Sule identifies trust, justice as panacea to prevailing insecurity

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has identified mutual trust, fairness and justice, as essential ingredients of peace, without which the country will continue to grasp with the challenges of insecurity. Engineer Sule stated this while flagging-off a two-day multi-stakeholders regional peacebuilding dialogue, for Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa states, among others, holding at the Taal Conference Hotel, on Tuesday. The governor however identified lack of trust, fairness and justice among the people, as major constraints on peacebuilding initiatives, stressed that, as long as these essential attributes are lacking, the region will…

Sunday Dare inaugurates  NYSC Board

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has said National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) remained a tool for national integration  which fosters  national development and unity  for the benefit  of Nigerian youth. Mr Sunday Dare made this assertion  while Inaugurating the new NYSC Board for a 3 year tenure. According to the Minister”I wish to use this unique occasion to once again affirm the satisfaction of the Federal Government with the achievements of the present Management of NYSC, which has enhanced the visibility of the Scheme.…

Danbatta seeks Stakeholders’ Support for Ubiquitous ICT Adoption   …As Huawei donates ICT Lab to Alma Mater

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has urged stakeholders in Nigeria to support the Commission in its noble quest to ensure ubiquitous adoption and use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), with a view to transforming the nation’s economy.   This was just as the EVC pledged the commitment of NCC to continue to be in the vanguard of implementing the Federal Government’s policies aimed at digitalising the nation’s economy. Danbatta made the call at the weekend while commissioning “Prof Umar…

Interviewing President Buhari By Reuben Abati

I have been privileged to interview quite a number of world leaders in the course of my journalism career. These include President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan etc..not to talk of holding the microphone across the world in the presence of countless Presidents in my then capacity as President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesperson. But no other encounter held as much memory and nostalgic feelings for me as my return to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa…

Nigerians  are not critical to the regime but enthusiasm fade away  By Abba Dukawa

Last Saturday, Nigeria mark 22 years of democracy since the country returns to civilians rules  after 15 years of uninterrupted Military governments.  Before going deep into what i want to illustrate let me pray for him. May Allah grant Baba more wisdoms, understanding and political will to do the needful and  open you the window of opportunity to do right. For sake of history and the country  to judge the administration fairly, let captain of the ship  regain his past hard earning status of being a strong and no non…