NYSC losses corps members in ghastly motor accident

The National Youth Service Corps NYSC has commiserated with the families of five Prospective Corps Members that lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident at about 2am today, Wednesday, 28th July, 2021, along Abaji/ Kwali Expressway. The Director-General and Management in a statement signed by Director, Press and Public Relations, Mrs.Adenike Adeyemi ,also condoled with the Governments and people of Akwa-Ibom and Imo States over the tragic incident that has left the scheme devastated. “Indeed, it has been a black Wednesday for the NYSC Family. “May God grant the…

AIG Adamu Usman  bids farewell to Niger Gov ….  takes up new posting

Newly appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) and immediate past Commissioner of Police Niger State Command, Adamu Usman has bid farewell to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger. AIG Usman, who was at the Government House, Minna, appreciated the Governor  for the support and synergy Nigerian Police Force Niger State Command under his watch has enjoyed. He said that working in Niger State worth it, and urged the people of the state to continue to give all necessary corporation to police in order to end security challenges in the…

The Politics of Foreign Exchange in Nigeria, CBN Governor Emefiele becoming a sacrificial lamb  By Aliyu ilias

Banning forex sales to Bureau De Change in Nigeria would be amounted to daring a cabal with an iron hammer, I commend the apex Bank especially the CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele, the bureau de change in Nigeria is designed to serve some set of people in Nigeria, looking at the antecedent, it was established during the time of  Abdukadir Ahmed, the longest-serving Governor of the CBN, between the year 1982 to 1993, a lot of argument have been put in place that he tends to use it to enhance the…

Nigerian Navy hands over convicted pirates to Correctional Services

The Nigerian Navy has handed over the 10 pirates convicted by Federal High Court Ikoyi for the hijack of FV HAILUFENG II to the Nigeria Correctional Service, Kirikiri, Lagos. The handling over ceremony took place yesterday Tuesday 27 July 2021 at about 1205 noon. It could be recalled that a Nigerian Federal High Court had sentenced 10 pirates involved in the 2020 hijack of a merchant vessel FV HAILUFENG II to 12 years imprisonment each with a fine of N1,000,000.00. Delivering his judgment, Justice Faji said the Federal Government proved beyond…

Electronic Transmission Of Results: The Joke Is On NASS, INEC, Not NCC  By Aliyu Momodu

 In the heat of the debate over Electoral Act Amendment Bill and the propriety and workability of electronic transmission of result, the House of Representatives invited the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, the nation’s telecoms regulator. The House also invited the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to answer to some questions. But as it has now turned out, the invitation to NCC was needless, baseless and at best a futile exercise in red-herring. The NCC, it must be stated, is one of the best performing public institutions in Nigeria with its…

Digital Ecosystem: NCC ‘ll continuously engaging relevant stakeholders in Public Private sector – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission NCC,Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta has said that the Public Private Partnership (PPP)model adopted by the commission can be leveraged to develop resilient infrastructure that will advance the digital ecosystem. Danbatta, who was speaking on the subject “Exploring Public Private Collaboration for a Robust Digital Infrastructure, Regulations, Investment and Policy”, during a virtual conference put together by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI) said that  in a concrete expression of belief in the centrality of PPP principles, the NCC, in November 2020, created a…