Gov Sule convenes emergency security meeting, strategizes on tackling challenges

Barely two days after ordering the closure of schools, Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has convened an emergency security council meeting, with a view to reviewing the security situation in the state and take appropriate actions.   The emergency security meeting held at the Nasarawa Government House, on Friday.   In his opening remarks, Engineer Sule said the essence of the meeting was to take proactive measures considering the security situation in the country and particularly within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), where over 800 inmates escaped from the…

Gov Sule has constructed 1000km of rural roads, says DG 

Since the inception of the Engineer Abdullahi Sule administration in 2019, the Nasarawa State Government has so far, constructed 1000km of rural roads, to bring succour to rural dwellers who have been neglected for decades. Director General of the Nasarawa State Bureau for Rural Development, Mustapha Yahuza Musa II, disclosed this on Friday, in Lafia. According to the Director General, his agency, was established early last year, to ensure improvement in rural infrastructure, as well as enhance economic emancipation of rural dwellers. He explained that, while there were presently three…

CAC Registrar-General mulls Multi-Sectoral Partnerships with Tax Authorities.

The Registrar General/CEO, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar has expressed optimism that effective collaboration with tax authorities particularly the joint tax board JTB has huge potential to boost Government revenue as well as reduce corruption in the society . Alhaji Garba Abubakar stated this in a statement released by the Head Media of the commission, Rasheed Mahe at a Multi- Stakeholder Consultation on Nigeria’s Beneficial Ownership Register held in Abuja. The Registrar General recalled that the beneficial ownership idea was conceived fifteen years ago after the 911 attack…

NHRC inaugurates State Project Advisory Committee for Transitional Justice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has inaugurated a State Project Advisory Committee (SPAC) for Transitional Justice and Reconciliation as part of its efforts to achieve a long-lasting reconciliation and a deep sense of justice in communities that have been ravaged by insurgency.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu (SAN) during the inauguration of the SPAC in Maiduguri the Borno state capital stated that Commission has since 2021 embarked on a project on promoting reconciliation, reintegration and transitional justice in the three North-Eastern States most affected…

PVC Registration: POSN threatens Court action against INEC

The Peter Obi Support Network has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise until at least, November 2022.   The group stated this through its Director for Legal/ Election Monitoring, Modupe Olufemi-Akodu in a media parley yesterday.   Speaking to journalists in Abuja, the POSN official said that the group might be left with no other option but to resort to court action since all its entreaties to INEC to continue the voter registration exercise appear to have fallen on deaf…

Economic Growth: Gov Fintiri lauds Corps Members’ contributions, pledges more support for NYSC 

The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has hailed the contributions of Corps Members deployed to the State by adding value to its socio-economic development.   He said their performances in different sectors of the economy of the State has been of tremendous value with increased GDP.   The Governor stated this when he hosted the NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah at the Government House in Yola. Fintiri, who expressed delight at receiving General Fadah and his entourage also commended him for his resilience, passion for Corps…

Uphold the Ideals of NYSC, General Fadah tasks Corps Members

Corps Members have been advised to uphold the ideals of the National Youth Service Corps which is National Unity and Integration. NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah gave this advise today in his address to the 2022 Batch “B” Stream Two Corps Members at Adamawa State Orientation Camp in Damare. He said the founding fathers of the Scheme envisioned national unity, added that all Corps Members are expected to utilize the opportunities of the Orientation period and service year to initiate long-lasting relationship across tribal and religious barriers.…

How ICPC discovered N540m in GTB Account of Primary Teacher

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of N120 million traced to a primary school teacher, Mrs. Roseline Egbuha, and her accomplices, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The forfeited money, as well as cars, formed part of the N540 million proceeds of crime traced to Mrs. Egbuha, a teacher with Ozala Primary School, Abagana, Anambra State. The teacher who was on a monthly salary of N76,000 as at the time of her arrest in 2020…

Shake-up in Nigerian Army,as COAS redeploys Top Brass,appoints new GOCs,Others

In an effort to reposition the Nigerian Army (NA) for operational efficiency and proficiency, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has approved the posting and appointment of some senior officers of the Nigerian Army to command, instructional and staff appointments across NA formations and units.   Those affected in the redeployment released on Thursday 28 July 2022, included some Principal Staff Officers of the Army Headquarters,General Officers Commanding, Corps Commanders, Commandants of training institutions, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers, amongst others.   Some of the senior officers appointed…