Physical ,Mental Fitness critical to operational effectiveness – CAS  

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has stated that with Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel actively engaged in various operational theatres across the country, it is important that they maintain a high standard of physical and mental fitness.   He stated this today, 2 July 2022 at the 2022 Second Quarter Route March Exercise for NAF personnel in Abuja. The Route March, which is routine, was part of the efforts aimed at continually promoting comradeship and esprit de corps among personnel as well as physical…

Your leadership gives us hope — Physically Challenged Persons tell Obi

The members of the Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network have lauded the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Former Governor Peter Obi, for what they described as his responsible and inclusive leadership style which gave hope to the common man, especially the physically challenged.   The members spoke in Abuja, during their “Training for Religious Leaders on Protecting and Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Women with Disabilities” said that Obi remained outstanding in his inclusive style of governance and for embarking on different empowerment programs for the physically challenged,…

Sports enthusiasts applaud NCC’s exemplary Tennis Championship

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s support for sports development, with particular reference to the popular NCC sponsored tennis championship for youth, dominated discussions at the launch of a book on sports in Nigeria in Lagos at the weekend. At the launch of the book titled ‘Sport in Nigeria: Going Round in Circles”, – authored by Sports Administrator, Godwin Kienka, at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Race Course, Onikan, Lagos, where the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, was the Guest of Honour, the Commission was acknowledged as a patriotic…

FG lauds Rivers Govt for supporting NYSC, charges other states on statutory responsibilities

The Federal Government has commended Rivers State Government for its immense support for the National Youth Service Corps through infrastructural development and upgrade of Orientation Camp facilities in the the State.   It said the provision of a conducive environment for the training of Corps Members remained a collective responsibility of all and sundry   The Federal Government however called on other state governments to be alive to their statutory responsibilities of providing befitting Orientation Camps with modern facilities for the Scheme in their states. The NYSC National Governing Board…

Benue Journalists’ Forum condemns killings of Catholic Priests, Others

The Benue Journalists’ Forum, Nigeria (BJFN) has expressed shock at the recent attacks by suspected armed herdsmen and bandits on Catholic Priests and other innocent Nigerians.   In a statement signed by the National President of BJFN, Chief Joseph Saater Undu, the group condemned the attacks in strong terms, called on Federal Government to initiate measures to arrest the situation.   “We condemn in strong terms the renewed killings of Nigerians, especially the Catholic priests across the country.   “We call on President Muhammadu Buhari to discharge his responsibility of…

Defence Hqrs sends off NYSC DG,says he is asset to Military

The Defence Headquarters of the Nigerian Armed Forces has described the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah as a thorough-bred military officer with impeccable qualities.   The Director of Defence Administration, Major General GK Nwosu stated this today during a send-off ceremony organised for the NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah, who was the former Deputy Director, Education at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja before his posting to the NYSC. He commended General Fadah for his meritorious service, coupled with humility…