NIWA mourns victims of Boat mishap in Katsina 

The National Inland Waterways Authority,NIWA has expressed sadness over the unfortunate boat mishap that occurred last Wednesday, 4th May, 2022 at about 11.00pm in Mai-Adua Local Government Area of Katsina State in which fifteen (15) persons lost their lives.   A statement issued by Jibrin Dardau, General Manager , Corporate Affairs of the Authority stated that, “We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased. We are greatly pained that this mishap occurred, despite all the measures the Authority has put in place to forestall such…

S/West APC Presidential aspirants, others are united – Bisi Akande

A former national chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, says South West presidential aspirants of the party , governors and other leaders are united ahead of the 2023 general elections. Addressing newsmen at the end of a meeting with presidential aspirants from the zone on Friday night in Lagos, Akande, however, urged party stalwarts and aspirants “to talk to themselves and the public with absolute decorum”. According to the former governor of Osun, the South west APC leaders are united and will work to ensure that the 2023 presidency…

NCC allays Subscribers’ fears on Service Providers’ demand for Tariff increase

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied news making the rounds that the will be upward review of telecom tariffs by the service providers.   The commission said it has monitored with keen interest the deluge of reports in the media on the demand by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) ostensibly to increase tariffs of telecom services and has taken notes of the fears being expressed by telecom subscribers on the agitation.   The demand being made by MNOs under the auspices of the Associatoon of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria…

Work harmoniously in your campaigns, Ortom urges PDP Presidential Aspirants

Ahead of the next years’ general elections,  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged presidential aspirants on the platform of the PDP to maintain peace and harmony among them as they carry on with their campaigns.   Governor Ortom made the appeal Friday, May 6th, 2022 when Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, paid him a consultative visit at Benue People’s House, Makurdi.   Mohammed, the former FCT Minister is one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the PDP.   He stated that as qualified as all…

NCC parleys Media Stakeholders to Enhance Effective Reporting of Telecoms Industry  

Consistent with its strategic objective of stakeholder collaboration and partnering, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently met a section of stakeholders in the mass media industry.   The forum was a workshop, organised to keep Nigerian journalists who specialised in reporting the telecom and ICT sector, abreast of emerging developments in the telecom industry, in order to ensure the general public receives contextual, interpretive and illuminating reporting of telecom matters.   The journalists, who attended the workshop under the aegis of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA), Abuja Chapter,…

Imam Imam; Three Years After, the Tears still drop.

The death of Imam Imam hit me like a tornado, it shattered my defence and left me near berserk. How do you come to terms with the reality that a man full of life just yesterday is laying still and motionless buried by the debris of the earth? He was all life and zest and with a pause of breath, he sailed into eternal sleep; never to wake again but to remain tied to the embrace of the earth. Like every mortal, Imam has answered the creed of nature. Innallilahi…