Niger APC Delegates are free to vote for their choice,Gov Sani Bello tells Presidential Aspirant

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has told a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress APC,Mr Tein Jack-Rich that Niger State delegates will be allowed to vote for whoever they desire to become the presidential flag bearer of the party.   The Governor stated this when he received the Presidential aspirant who was in the state to canvas support from delegates at the Government House, Minna.   He said the delegates will make their decisions without interference on who to vote for during the primary election.   Earlier, Mr…

What you need to know when directed by the police to write a statement  By Emeka Ugwuonye

If the police ask you to write a statement, which they normally do when they stop you on the road and take you to their station or when they invite you to their station, you should know how to write a good statement that will not implicate you.   First, whether you write a statement as a witness or as a suspect, you must understand that your statement is very likely going to be used against you either in court or for the purpose of blackmail by some officers (not…

I cry every day I pass through Oyo State roads – Oyo Guber hopeful, Adeduntan

A former Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has declared his gubernatorial ambition ahead of the 2023 elections.   Adeduntan insisted that he will contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), added that the major cause of death in Nigeria was heart attack.   He claimed he always brought to tears whenever he passed through roads in the state because many access routes are no longer motorable.   While addressing a press conference in Ibadan on his gubernatorial intentions, Adeduntan regretted that many…

Africa’s Development tied to its Diaspora – Pinto Chikoti

The Secretary – General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS),Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti has stated that when Africa begin to tap, harness and exploit the huge human and capital resources of its Diaspora more constructively, Africa’s accelerated growth and development would become inevitable.   Mr Georges Pinto Chikoti expressed this when he led a Seven-man delegation to Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, in Abuja.   The visit centered on plans to host an upcoming Diaspora Convention. Mr Chikoti added that Africa has…

2023 : Gov Ortom visits former President Jonathan 

The Benue state Governor ,Samuel Ortom on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 visited former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at his residence in Abuja.   Recalled that Governor Ortom served as Minister of State, Trade and Investment and later the supervising Minister of Ministry of Aviation by President Jonathan.   The duo met behind closed doors for more than 40 minutes and discussed frankly.   Although none of them spoke to the press when they came out, they were beaming with smiles with the former President exchanging pleasantaries with everyone on the…

Gov Sani Bello reiterates support for Private Sector inclined to compliment Govt efforts

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has said that his administration will continue to support private sectors willing to compliment government efforts in capacity building.   The Governor stated this when the Promoter of New Gate University, Hassan Nuhu presented the provisional licence of the institution to him at the Government House, Minna. Governor Sani Bello who noted that the university will no doubt fill the gaps and strengthen educational sector in the state, said that it will be of great benefit to youths in the state.   “I have…

NYSC DG holds Valedictory session, hails Staff on Loyalty ,Support

The Out-going Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim has commended NYSC staff members on their tremendous support and loyalty which enabled him enjoy a succeessful tenure of office.   The eighteenth Chief Executive of the Scheme stated this today during a valedictory session with members of staff at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja. The DG attributed his achievements in office to the teamwork of the entire workforce, and urged them to extend the same support and loyalty to his successor.   “I am so glad…

APC PRIMARY ELECTION : Niger Police assure Residents,Stakeholders of adequate security, warns against violence 

Niger State Police Command has assured  members of the public and party actors, that the Police Command and other security agencies in the state have emplaced adequate proactive security measures before, during and after the forthcoming All Progressive Congress (APC) Party’s gubernatorial primary election in Niger State slated for 20th May, 2022.   Meanwhile, the Command has warned that anyone who has no business with the exercise should stay away from the venue and all delegates were equally advised to conduct themselves maturely and properly, as the Command is battle…

2022 CUSTODIAL FACILITY AUDIT: NHRC Chairperson applauds Kuje Correctional Service Officers

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended officers of Nigerian Correctional Service, FCT Command for the professional manner with which they interact and take care of the inmates, saying that such attitude will go a long way in reforming the character of those in the custodial facility.     The Chairperson of the NHRC Governing Council, Dr. Salamatu Suleiman who stated this when she led a delegation of the Commission on the 2022 Audit of the Custodial Centre, in Kuje, Abuja observed that the officers made a difference by…

Christianity is not Superior by Olufemi A., Ph.D

The highest result of Education is Tolerance (Helen Keller, 1903). There is a need to look inward on the matters that dismantle the peaceful coexistence in our society. In a multi ethnic society that share the bond of religion, tolerance is pertinent. Tolerance can never be achieved if one group plays God. If we are to live in peace, we must come to know each other better (Lyndon B Johnson, 1965)   When I lived in the Muslim community of different cultural groups in the North and South of Nigeria,…