Danbatta applauds Pantami’s appointment as WISIS Chairman

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, on his appointment as the Chairman of the 2022 World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).   Danbatta described the choice of the Minister as chair of the Forum as a worthy recognition of Nigeria’s leadership role in the global digital economy ecosystem, noting that Nigeria has continued to hold a front-row seat in the promotion…

Gov Sani Bello condoles UAE over passage President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zahedan Al-nahyan

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has condoled with the United Arab Emirate over the death of President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zahedan Al-Nahyan.   Governor Sani Bello who visited Dubai Embassy in Abuja Nigeria, in company of some top government officials, described the late UAE president as a visionary leader who worked for the growth and development of his people.   He sympathized with the people of UAE adding that it was imperative to honour his memory by condoling his people.   The Governor eulogized the late UAE leader, also…

DEBORAH :  Gov Sule holds security meeting to tame backlash over killing … appeals to CAN to shelve planned protest, sympathizes with Deborah’s family

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has lent his voice to condemn the unfortunate killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200 level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, described the act as a crime not only against the Christian community but humanity at large.   Engineer Sule made this known in his opening remarks during a security meeting that held at the Government House, on Monday.   This was just as the Governor appealed to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the state not to join the…

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Accountant General of the federation for N80b fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion (Eighty Billion Naira) only.   According to EFCC, the Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.   The funds were laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.   Mr. Idris was arrested after failing…

2023: PDP ‘ll present leadership that will take Nigeria out of pains – Ortom 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has assured that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will present Nigeria with the leadership that will take the country out of the socioeconomic pains it is currently passing through in the hands of the APC-led federal government.   The Governor stated this Sunday, May 15th, 2022 when he received former President of the Senate and a PDP presidential aspirant, Senator Bukola Saraki who was in the state to canvass support from delegates ahead of  the party’s presidential primaries.   The Governor expressed confidence in the…

Deborah Samuel: SaMBA demands Prosecution of Perpetrators, Condemns destruction of Properties by Irate Youths

The Southern and Middle Belt Alliance (SaMBA) today demanded for accelerated prosecution of those involved in the murder of late Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State condemned the act in its entirety. The group in a statement signed by Prince Rwang Pam Jnr. and made available to newsmen said the killing of Deborah Samuel was not acceptable under any guise. SaMBA also berated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for what they described as a ‘level of insensitivity not fitting for a president.’ It added…

DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT: Data mapping, key to our mandate – NiDCOM Boss

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM), Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said secured access to active and reliable data helped in the collation, processing and publishing of accurate statistical information for developmental purposes. Dabiri-Erewa stated this at the flag-off of the Virtual Diaspora Data Mapping Town Hall Meeting for Liberia and Sierra Leone held in Abuja. The NIDCOM Boss believed that the Diaspora Data Mapping registration is aimed at creating skills mapping of Nigerians in the diaspora for effective management of human and capital resources embeded in Nigeria.  She added…

NHRC condemns gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel,calls for immediate prosecution of culprits

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has strongly condemned the killing of a second year student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Ms Deborah Samuel over alleged blasphemy.   The Governing Council of the Commission while reacting to the killing said that there was no law, either secular or religious in a democratic society, anywhere in the world that justified the killing of any person without due process of the law.   The Governing Council of the Commission, while urging all persons to exercise tolerance over religious matters also…

RE: 2021 RECRUITMENT OF POLICE CONSTABLES – MEDICAL SCREENING HOLDS FROM MAY 17 • Candidates to check the application status on the recruitment portal, www.policerecruitment.gov.ng

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command wishes to invite candidates who took part and were successful in the recruitment screening Computer-Based Test (CBT) in the ongoing 2021 recruitment exercise for Police Constables, to proceed for Medical Screening scheduled to hold as follows;   DATE: 17th – 31st of May VENUE: Nigeria Police force Zone 7 zonal Headquarters.   Consequently, Candidates are to check their application status and print out their medical screening slip, if qualified for the next stage of the recruitment screening exercise. The printout slip will show…

Is Jonathan a Beautiful Bride? — By Ray Ekpu

The crowd that is chanting Run, Jonathan, Run is a composite contingent made up of greedy and hungry fellows, rented fellows, political flunkeys of the basest type and those who think that Nigeria may be ready for any kind of political tomfoolery at this time. Ordinarily, a man who had risen from the position of a Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President to the apex of his country’s administration, the presidency, ought to be happy that he had done, without being harmed, a marathon that most Nigerians only dream about. In…