My Opinion Of The Joint Report of Some Nigerian NGOs on PHC By Zailani Bappa

One of the online media in Nigeria carried a report today  from non governmental organisations (precisely The One, National Advocates for Health,  Nigeria Health Watch and Public and Private Development Center) on poor accessibility to Primary Health care in Nigeria; a report which mentioned 18 states with Abuja on the top and Zamfara State having the worst indices.   What is worrisome in that media report is that it jumbled-up the two indices around which are provision of the facility and accessibility to that facility and eded up giving the…

FCT Police debunk news of planned terrorist attacks in Abuja …… assure strengthen security deployment in ,around social/critical infrastructures

The Federal Capital Territory Police (FCT) Command has debunked series of writeups tagged “security alert” in circulation on the popular social media platform WhatsApp and many others, suggesting an ongoing plan and coordination of a terrorist attack on some areas, social, and critical infrastructures in the FCT.   The command in a release signed by DSP Josephine Adeh,FCT Police Public Relations Officer read;   “The erroneous news is a product of misguided and attention-seeking individuals, targeted at promoting panic and apprehension in the minds of residents. It is unfounded and…

Security Council mulls Nationwide Ban On Motorcycles, Mining Activities

The National Security Council on Thursday announced that it is considering a nationwide ban on motorcycles and mining activities in the country as part of its strategy to curb terrorist activities, checkmate loopholes and cut off their sources of funding. This was the outcome of the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. Addressing state house correspondents after the meeting chaired by the President, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami stated that investigations were still ongoing especially to…

Nigerian Customs to sensitize Corps Members on dangers of smuggling …. As NYSC DG visits NCS Comptroller-General 

Nigerian Customs to sensitize Corps The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali has said officers and men of the service would soon be deployed to NYSC Orientation Camps across the country to sensitize Corps Members on the dangers of smuggling.   He said the anti-smuggling message would be more beneficial to the country if it passed to the grassroots through the Corps Members.   Ali disclosed this today when the NYSC Director General Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah, paid him a visit in his office…

Chartered Institute of Customer Relationship Mgt appoints Aliyu Ilias as President

Mr Aliyu Ilias, a foremost customer experience expert, has emerged as the President of the Chartered Institute of Customer Relationship Management. Ilias is the Author of Understanding Customer Experience in Africa, whose research in customer experience has contributed to different sectors of the economy. The institute in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, explained that Ilias was elevated to the office of the President following the demise of the institute’s former President, Mr Henry Adegbuyi. Ilias expressed determination to move the institute from provision of customer service to customer experience,…

NYSC disowns Lady in NYSC uniform, alleged sick Woman,says posts fraudulent

The Management of National Youth Service Corps NYSC has alerted members of the public on pictures of a lady in the scheme uniform and that of a sick woman claiming to be a serving corp member, admitted in a Lagos hospital, which has gone viral on social media platforms. The scheme in a release signed by Eddy Megwa, Director Press and Public Relations urged members of the public to disregard the pictures, as the lady in NYSC uniform and alleged sick woman soliciting for financial support from the public were…

NYSC DG condoles families of deceased corps members,visits hospitalized ones

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah on behalf of the NYSC Management has condoled with the families of two Corps Members that lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident on their way back home to Kaduna State after the 2022 Batch “B” Stream One Orientation Course in Adamawa State.   The deceased were on relocation from Adamawa to Kano State before the unfortunate accident occured along Zaria/Kano highway after their registration in Kano. Speaking during his condolence visits to the bereaved families…

Danbatta elected into Council of Nigerian Academy of Engineering

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has been elected to the Governing Council of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE), a step which signposts his outstanding role in the development of engineering profession in the country. The Council of NAE is the highest decision-making body of the Academy. The Council oversees the country’s highest professional bodies in science, technology and engineering. Notice of the election, conveyed by Honorary Secretary of the Academy, Engr. Christy Adelowo, indicated that Danbatta,…

Female celebrities and the recent craze for cosmetic surgery, by Bernice Eke

Cosmetic surgery is becoming so popular these days among Nigerian celebrities as beauty standards to them are no more about having a pretty face but a curvy and snatched body.   Women no longer seek to have slim frames; rather, they prefer wider hips, bigger bottoms and contoured breasts, and so they go through a lot all in the bid to look s3xy.   The most common cosmic surgery is a “butt lift,” which involves liposuction of the abdomen, thighs, flanks, and intergluteal region, then injecting that fat into the…