MINNA – BIDA ROAD : Tanker drivers can’t intimidate Us – Gov Sani Bello

Niger State Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello condemned the action of Tanker Drivers who blocked some specific areas in Bida town to protest the continued neglect of the major highway linking the Northern and South Western parts of the country. The Drivers of Articulated Vehicles were asking the state government to allow them use the Minna-Bida road, which is presently been reconstructed by Dantata and Sawoe Company. Governor Sani Bello noted that, although the Tanker Drivers have the right to peaceful protest as a group, their action has greatly infringed on the…

World Peace Summit Calls for Concerted Action for Sustainable Peace in New Normal Era

On September 18th, 2021, the 7th Anniversary of the September 18th HWPL World Peace Summit was held online. This year’s event dealt with the progress of international efforts and the plans to promote the peace agenda in the ‘New Normal’ era shifting from the post-Covid to the with-Covid. The organizer of the event, Heaven Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), has been conducting citizen-centered peacebuilding activities to create “a culture of peace” advocated by the UN and international community to set up an environment of peaceful coexistence since the…

Family kills, buries son for being stubborn

One, Lambert Osundu, 54 and his daughter, Rachael Osundu, 24 from Umueze 11 in Ehime-Mbano Council Area of Imo State have been arrested for killing their son, Chukwuebuka Osundu, 20 years. The Guardian learnt the victim was beaten to death by his father and his elder brother, Ndubuisi Osundu,  who is currently at large. They subsequently buried his corpse in a shallow grave beside their house in the night.  To cover the crime, the suspects were said to have  told the victim’s friends and villagers that the deceased had travelled…

5G Network ‘ll be deployed In 2022,says Pantami

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has said the 5G network will be deployed in Nigeria in January 2022 ,he said this will aid surveillance against vandalism of public assets. The minister who disclosed this on Thursday in Maiduguri at a Town Hall Meeting to address vandalism of power and telecommunications infrastructure.   The event, organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture, was attended by Gov.  Babagana Zulum of Borno and  his Deputy, Mr  Usman Kadafur and other stakeholders.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed led the other ministers who…

LG polls: European centre partners NASIEC to train journalists, CSOs, women, youths 

As part of preparations leading to the October 6 local government elections, the European Centre for Electoral Support, is partnering with the Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC), to train officials of the commission, journalists, Civil Society Organisations, as well as women and youths. According to a detailed outlines of activities for the training, released by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NASIEC, Patience Fada, on Friday, ECES will undertake separate training for critical stakeholders in the election process, with a view to ensuring the success of the council polls.…

Aliyu charges Operators Of Community Radio on Ethical Standards ….. inaugurates more projects in AMAC

Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has tasked operators of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Community Radio to imbibe the ethical standards of the journalism profession. The minister who made the call at the inauguration of AMAC Community Radio and Karshi Community Plaza both in Karshi, also called on the operators to ensure that the station serve as a platform that would facilitate an interface between duty bearers and rights holders. While describing Community Radio as a medium of expressing and sharing views, thoughts, ideas,…

NYSC denies advice for Corps Members to prepare ransom while travelling on high risk roads

The Management of the National Youth Service Corps has described as fake ,a release making the rounds on the social media to the effect that Corps Members travelling on “high risk roads” should alert their families, friends and colleagues in order to have somebody to pay off the ransom that could be demanded in the event of being kidnapped. NYSC Management emphatically stated that the clause quoted was not embedded in NYSC Security Tips pamphlet which was put together by a highly respected retired security expert. “Management wishes to appeal…

Oyo Govt, UBEC adopt Iwe-Kika for Out-of-School Children 

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board has adopted a literacy book, Iwe-Kika for implementation of Better Education Service Delivery for All in Oyo State. Iwe-Kika is a fun and interactive teaching tool that used phonics literacy teaching methodology in Yoruba language. The book is recommended by Universal Basic Education Commission for Oyo State, the only BESDA state in South west. Speaking at the end of a 3-day meeting on content development and adoption of iwe kika in Ibadan today, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr.…

Police arrest 3 suspects for Bethel school abduction ​

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has charged Police Operatives across the country to sustain the tempo in the ongoing operationalization of Operation Restore Peace in the country.   The IGP, who noted that the special operation was remarkably assisting in rolling back the negative trend of crimes in the country, commended Police operatives for the recent arrest of fifty (50) notorious criminal suspects for their involvement in different crimes including kidnapping, banditry, unlawful possession of firearms, trading in illicit drugs, amongst others. Twenty-six (26) sophisticated firearms including 13 AK47…

PDP still remains party to beat –Senator Olujimi

Senator representing Ekiti South at the National Assembly, Sen. Biodun Olujimi, has maintained that the major opposition party,People’s Democratic Party (PDP) still waxing stronger despite the defections currently being suffered by the party. she added that the defections would not affect the party chances of winning elections. Sen.Olujimi said those who defected to other parties might have personal reasons for leaving, expressing hope that they would soon return to the umbrella fold. Speaking with Members of National Assembly New Media in her office on Thursday, Chief Olujimi, who was the…