Hon Akande-Sadipe empowers constituents, trains hundreds in vocational skills 

No fewer than three hundred (300) small scale entrepreneurs have benefitted from vocational training, while 15 cars 35 laptops and over One Hundred and Sixty-five (165) vocational equipment were distributed by the lawmaker representing Oluyole Federal constituency, Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe on Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Ibadan. The lawmaker facilitated several vocational skills and economic enhancement programmes, which commenced on November 15, 2021, for members of her constituency. The programs included indigenous fabric production (Tie and Dye) practical in Abeokuta; Aso oke production in Oyo town and Aquatic Agriculture fish rearing…

IIP-SARS commends AIG Bala Ciroma, urges him to do more. 

Chair may of the ongoing investigative panel on the defunct Special Anti Robbery Squad and other units of the Nigerian Police Force sitting in Abuja, today 22nd Novermber,2021 commended the efforts of the AIG zonal headquarters, Wuse  zone 7,AIG Bala Ciroma. While extolling the sacrifices made by the AIG Bala Ciroma in the case of alleged threat to life of one Mohammed Dan Asabe and one Mrs Kate who were allegedly shot by the Police, Justice Suleiman Galadima however reiterated that more still needed to be done in compensating the…

IIP-SARS: Police Officer alleges assault while on open defecation in Durumi, Abuja

A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Cornelius Agbo told the IIP-SARS how he escaped from the assault of six men who allegedly hit his head repeatedly while he defecated in a nearby bush at Durumi, Abuja sometimes in 2013. DSP Agbo made this statement in respect of a petition filed by Tony Duchi and seven (7) other complainants from Southern Kaduna, Kaduna state, alleged that the police unlawfully tortured, detained and imprisoned them based on ethnic origin. Though the police had before now made allegations of conspiracy, assault and theft…

IIP-SARS asks Police to produce evidence from National Assembly Public Petition . 

The Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Monday noted that contrary to its orders, the Police has failed to produce the  certified true copies of proceedings from the National Assembly Public petition in the case of alleged extra judicial killing of one Mr. Kennedy Yusuf.  Justice Suleiman Galadima rtd, while receiving other documents tendered by the police from the Public Petition,  insisted that the police must tender the certified true…

2023: Jigawa state delegates urge Yahaya Bello to run for President

An emissary including political and religious stakeholders from Jigawa State have implored the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, to contest in the 2023 Presidential election. The group of Jigawa leaders, who visited Bello on Saturday, premised their call on the Governor’s performance, noting that he has done well in the areas of security, inclusive governance, youth and women empowerment and infrastructure. Bello, in his response, commended the delegation promising not to take the call to serve for granted. He told them that many Nigerians have continued to call on…

Veteran Yoruba Actor, Baba Suwe dies at 63

Ace Yoruba comic actor, Babatunde Omidina better known as Baba Suwe is dead. The announcement was made a few minutes ago when his son, Adesola Morenikeji Omidina took to his Instagram page to announce the sad news. He was born on August 22, 1958, in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up but hails from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. Omidina had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High…

We can use Big Data to boost Nigeria’s oil revenues – Huawei

 Technology solution provider, Huawei has stated that Nigeria can leverage its Big Data products to improve oil revenue as part of its digital transformation technology solutions available for the oil and gas sector.   Until 2020, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had been operating for 44 years at a loss which experts say, is occasioned mainly by inefficiencies in the system. The NNPC’s turn to profitability, revealed in its 2020 Audited Report – released in September 2021 – can be further strengthened by the application of data and digital…

To Buni, a quintessential bridge-builder @ 54 By Hassan Gimba

If it were a fairy tale, his story would have started with “once upon a time, in the not so sleepy village of Buni Gari, a child of destiny was born to the industrious family of Alhaji Bukar and Hajiya Khadija.” His story is stuff fit for legends. Hardly do you find a human being like Governor Mai Mala Buni, blessed with power and wealth, the two most sought-after possessions, yet imbued with humility, generosity, grace and the unquenchable desire to not only serve others but empower them as well.…

Sunday Dare hails Saidi Balogun on Online Movie Premier, says it’s a youth instructional

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has expressed his delight on the premiere of Saidi Balogun’s new movie ‘Online” The Minister stated that the movie highlighted the possible dangers that came with the virtual world and insights into how families can navigate these dangers. He reiterated that: The Internet has come with its immense benefits but young people must have their whits about them in order to be one step ahead of the perils that may accompany the opportunities offers ‘ Saidi has accomplished what many more…

2023: Gov Sule tasks APC officials, stakeholders on unity …   hints on appointing three women as commissioners

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has tasked state officials and stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) towards ensuring that the party remained united ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Engineer Sule laid the task while delivering a speech at a thanksgiving service organized in honour of the State Chairman of the APC, Dr. John Mamman, which held in Dari, Kokona Local Government Area, on Saturday. This was just as the governor promised to appoint three women as commissioners as part of the inclusiveness of his administration.…