Saving our Pregnant Women and Infant Babies By  Adefolarin Olamilekan

Health is wealth is a popular idiom.The usage of it speaks volume When for instance a family member, a friend or a colleague is sick.Moreso, when we ourselves are not in the right frame of healthiness. To this end our understanding and interpretation of this idiom. Transcends beyond mere statement to facts about a healthy life. What this means is that you cannot be healthy without a measures of wealth. One may want to ask what then is wealth? Because several interpretation of wealth has made it impossible to appreciate…

ONLINE REGISTRATION: NYSC warns Cybercafe Operators against fraudulent acts

The National Youth Service Corps has disclosed that in order to bring more sanity to its online mobilisation process, only Cybercafe business operators that are duly registered and accredited by the Scheme through the NYSC Cybercafe Business Owners Mobile App will be allowed to provide services on its registration portal.   The scheme said that Cybercafe Business Operators were critical stakeholders in the National Youth Service Corps as they provided numerous online services on the NYSC portal for both prospective and serving Corps Members. The NYSC Director General, Major General…

NASARAWA 2023: Gov Sule submits nomination form ….says only the best’ll emerge APC Presidential Candidate

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms to the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Engineer Sule submitted the completed forms to the National Organising Secretary of the party, Suleiman Argungu, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Monday.   This wass just as the Governor hinted that, in spite of the high number of aspirants seeking to fly the flag of the ruling party for the presidential election, only the best will eventually emerge as the presidential candidate…

INSURANCE POLICY: IGP restates commitment to enhanced welfare for Police Officers …. Flags Off 3-Day Workshop for NPF Insurance Desk Officers

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has restated the commitment of the Force to enhanced welfare for Police Officers through robust insurance policies geared towards efficiency, dedication, and improved conditions of service. He stated this while flagging off a 3-day workshop for Police Insurance Desk Officers organized to develop the capacity of dedicated officers drawn from the 36 State Commands, the Federal Capital Territory, and other Police Formations across the country.   The Nigeria Police Force Insurance Unit, which was established in May 1992, is a scheme set…

We’re ready, prepared to host inaugural investment summit – Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said the state is ready and prepared to host its inaugural investment summit scheduled for tomorrow and next.   Engineer Sule stated this on Tuesday, shortly after inspecting the Lafia airport ahead of the arrival of the former Ghanian president, John Dramani Mahama.   Dramani is expected to fly into Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital later in the day.   Chatting with the Government House press crew shortly after inspecting the airport, Engineer Sule emphasized that his administration was ready to host the…

Senate amends Electoral Act to allow President, NASS Members, Govs, others vote at party congresses, primaries    

The Senate, on Tuesday, amended the Electoral Act, 2022, to allow ‘statutory delegates’ all those elected to participate and vote in the conventions, congresses or meetings of political parties.   This followed the expeditious consideration of a bill during plenary which scaled first, second and third readings, respectively, and was passed during plenary by the chamber after consideration by the Committee of the Whole.   Those identified as ‘statutory delegates’ include the President, Vice President, Members of the National Assembly, Governors and their deputies, Members of the State Houses of…

We’ll meet in Court, Ortom replies Miyetti Allah 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has insisted that the law banning open grazing in the state was irrevocable just as he told the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore that he is prepared to meet them in court for any legal battle.   Secretary-General of the group, Saleh Hassan at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, May 9th, 2022 threatened that they will take legal action against the Benue State Government over what he claimed were illegal seizures of cows belonging to their members on account of violation of the ban…

Senate passes bill to enact Arbitration and Mediation Act, three others for concurrence 

The Senate, on Tuesday, passed a bill to enact the Arbitration and Mediation Act to provide for a unified legal framework for the settlement of commercial disputes.   Also passed were there other bills for concurrence from the House of Representatives by the chamber after a clause-by-clause consideration by the Committee of the Whole.   The bills include: Federal Medical Centre Ogoja, Cross-River State (Establishment) Bill, 2022; Federal Medical Centre Igboora, Oyo State (Establishment) Bill, 2021; and Advertising Regulatory Council Bill, 2022.   The four bills for concurrence were sponsored…

ASUU strike: Senate ‘ll bring back FG/ASUU to negotiation table – Senate President …. Urges students to avoid confrontation

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the Senate will intervene in the lingering dispute between the Federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) by bringing back the two parties to the negotiation table.   Lawan made the promise to the officials of the National Association of Nigerian Students(NANS) who were led to his office by a concerned Methodist Bishop, Dr. Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha.   The NANS President, Sunday Asefon who spoke for his other colleagues lamented their continued stay at home and disruption…

Senate mourns Arthur Nzeribe’s demise, observes a minute silence 

The Senate, on Tuesday, observed a minute silence to mourn the demise of Senator Arthur Nzeribe.   The first republic politician and former lawmaker who represented Imo West Senatorial District, died on Sunday at the age of 83.   The news of his death was brought to the floor by Senator Rochas Okorocha (APC, Imo West), following a point of order raised at plenary.   Rising on order 42, Okorocha informed his colleagues of the death of the former lawmaker after a protracted illness.   He noted that the late…