Kogi Dep Gov, Edward Onoja pays Homage to new Atta Igala 

 The Deputy Governor of Kogi State and Olimene Attah Igala, Chief (Dr.) Edward Onoja (CIK), on Wednesday, paid homage to the New Attah Igala, HRM Prince Mathew Alhaji Opaluwa, bearing greetings from his boss, Governor Yahaya Bello. Chief Onoja arrived the ancient Palace of the Attah Igala in Idah, accompanied by top government functionaries where he presented Kolanuts to the Attah. He remarked that his visit to the Attah on the First Day of December had a significant rooting, recalling an earlier private discussion between them which harped primarily on…

2021 WORLD DISABILITIES DAY: NHRC seeks equal participation of persons with incapacities

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has enjoined public and private sectors to ensure full implementation of and adherence to legal framework and policies put in place to promote accessibility and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the workplace and life. This, the Commission noted, will enhance the enjoyment of human rights as provided in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2018 as well as other human rights instruments. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu…

NUJ honours Oyo Lawmaker, Adisa for Outstanding Achievements

Member representing Afijio state constituency in Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon. Seyi Adisa, has bagged an award for his outstanding achievements as a lawmaker and his contributions to the infrastructural development of his constituency. The award was conferred on the Lawmaker by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council during its Press week. The event was held at the Press Centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan. Presenting “the Media Friendly State Lawmaker Award” to Seyi Adisa during the week, the NUJ Chairman, Demola Babalola said the award was in recognition…

Military-Media Relations In Nigeria: Bridging The Communication Gap By Chidi Omeje

Without any doubt, the relationship between the military and the media is one of the critical dimensions of civil-military relations. This reality is underpinned by the fact that both institutions – media and the military- are significantly indispensable in the progressive running of any society. They indeed play different roles and might see things from different point of view but in the matters of national security, peace and progress, they must understand, promote, protect and appreciate each other as partners in progress and co-stakeholders in the overriding task of nation…

Yahaya Bello To Youths: Your number may still not count in 2023 if you remain political spectators

Kogi State Governor,Yahaya Bello has said that despite representing the largest demography of the nation’s population, if the youths refused to participate actively in politics, their numbers will still not count in 2023 general elections. He maintained that the only way for leadership transition from the old to the younger generation was for the youths to get involved in politics and electioneering processes. The governor said the Nigerian youths no longer have any excuse not to take over the nation’s leadership considering the exploits of some young Nigerians in every…

Huawei wins Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments

Huawei recently won two Future Digital Awards in Fintech & Payments from Juniper Research.   Huawei’s FinTech Platform was awarded as the platinum winner for Best Mobile Money Offering 2021 and Huawei Overdraft Solution was awarded as the gold winner for Financial Platform 2021.   Juniper Research’s Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments recognised the most impactful financial products and services operating across numerous industries, including Banking, Fraud & Security, and Retail & Payments.   Following an extensive judging process, the awards are presented to the leaders across the…

Friday Sermon : Ways To Have A Happy And Successful Married Life By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our Prophet, his family, his companions and his true and sincere followers until the Last Day – then to proceed: Dear brothers and sisters! Allah Almighty says: “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in…

Smoothing Edges Between Defence Correspondents And The Military By Jubrin Baba Ndace,

On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, I was one of the resource persons at a 1-Day Capacity-Building Workshop for Defence Correspondents which held at the New Conference Room, Defence Headquarters, Abuja.   Organized by the Defence Headquarters in collaboration with TheMediaToday (TMT) International, the theme of the workshop was: “The Role of Defence Correspondents in Enhancing National Security: Imperative of Conflict Sensitive Communication.   The Chief of Defence Staff, General LEO Irabor, the Guest of Honour, who was represented by Chief of Administration, Defence Headquarters, Rear Admiral Adamu called on Defence…