BREAKING: Nigeria Re-Elected as ITU Council Member

In clear recognition of the critical role Nigeria is playing on the global telecom stage, the country was re-elected earlier today as a Council member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency that oversees global telecommunication operations. Nigeria will serve on the Council again from 2023-2026.   The election of Nigeria and other countries, on Monday, October 3, 2022, into different regional groups that constitute ITU Council, was the highpoint of the Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 (PP-22) ongoing in Bucharest, the capital city of the Republic of…

Osun Guber: the Futility of PDP’s desperate legal adventure By Ismail Omipidan

I am not a lawyer. But as an experienced journalist, I have reported judicial processes for decades. So, I am familiar with the election litigation issues.   It is in the light of the above that I make this intervention to provide us with further and better understanding of the issues at stake. Before I proceed to address the issues, let me say without fear of any contradiction that the Election Tribunal is a special court with its own rules and guidelines.   Therefore, if the plan of the ‘coup…

2022 Customer Service Week: CICRM President ,Aliyu ilias felicitates Nigerians   ….. says every Customer deserves a good experience

The President,Chartered Institute of Customers Relationship Management,Dr Aliyu ilias has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of 2022 Customer Service Week.   Aliyu ilias is also the CEO of Nigeria Customer Service Awards Limited,the organizers of Nigeria Customer Service Awards in statement released to journalists in Abuja said every customer deserved a good experience,urged Customers to also address service providers with courtesy.   He then wished Nigerians a Happy Customer Service Week.     The statement read in part;   “It is another customer service week where customer-centric organizations show appreciation…

Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire to be conferred with OFR 

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF .     President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferement of national honor, Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic OFR on the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire.   Princess Adejoke was among numerous Nigerians honored by the federal government to mark this year’s 2022 Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary held on Saturday, Ist October, 2022.   Adefulire, a former Deputy Governor of Lagos state was appointed as pioneer SSA-SDGs to Nigeria’s President in 2016, after the transition…

NDLEA arrests another billionaire drug baron in Lagos …. Recovers N8.8b worth of tramadol 

No less than Thirteen Million, Four Hundred and Fifty One Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty Six (13,451,466) pills of Tramadol 225mg worth Eight Billion Eight Hundred and Sixty Million Naira (N8,860,000,000) in street value have been recovered by operatives of the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, from one of the mansions of a billionaire drug baron, Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia, in the highbrow residential estate, Victoria Garden City, Lekki area of Lagos.   The arrest of Ugochukwu who is the Chairman of Autonation Motors Ltd is coming barely two months after…

Obidients, Buhari and October 1st By Lasisi Olagunju 

I learnt yesterday that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will be visiting Nigeria today. The question I asked the bearer of the great tidings was: When is he going back to his rest in London? He will be arriving Nigeria two days after our urban psychedelic ‘children’ of anger shut down vital parts of Lagos and other cities in celebration of Nigeria’s Independence Day. They are called Obidients, supporters of Mr Peter Obi, urban rave of the moment. They had drums and…

Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman emerges ‘Outstanding Youth Personality of the Year’ 2022 

The National Youth Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman has been voted ‘2022 Outstanding Youth Political Personality of the Year by Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora.   Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman emerged first place following his online nomination and voting by members of the general public as monitored and confirmed by the Nigeria Service Awards panel of jury which lasted from 14th to 24th August, 2022.   Consequently, this prestigious Award will be presented by the COA Media Group, organizers of the…

The list of successful personalities to be conferred with National Honours Award by President Muhammadu Buhari

  A: GRAND COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE NIGER (GCON) 1. Sen. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, PhD President of the Senate (Yobe) 2. Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola CJN (Oyo) 3. Hon. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad CJN (Bauchi) 4. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala DG WTO (Abia) 5. Ms. Amina J. Mohammed UN, Deputy Secretary General (Gombe) B: COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (CFR) 1 Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker HOR 2 Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege Deputy President of the Senate 3 Mr. Boss Mustapha SGF 4 Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan…

NHRC Boss,Tony Ojukwu to be conferred with OFR

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Chief Tony Ojukwu, SAN has been designated to be conferred with the prestigious National Honours, in the category of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, OFR.   The Official ceremony culminating in the conferment of the Honours on the Executive Secretary and other deserving citizens will be performed by the President Muhammadu Buhari,   This is clearly not the first accolade the human rights defender will be receiving in his career as a technocrat par excellence.   It…

Flooding : Convener Masses Assembly calls for creation of Dams around Rivers Benue, Niger.

Away from soliciting for relief materials and other succour to the victims of floodings, the Convener of Massses Assembly, Comrade Sule Akpa has advocated for the construction of dams by the federal government to reduced the yearly slogan and incidences of flooding across riverine areas in Nigeria.   The Convener stated that conscious efforts by the government when talking will reduce to the barest the sufferings of people staying around the River Banks of Benue and Niger.   Comrade Sule Akpa made this appeal in a press release while urging…