Gov Sani Bello decorates his ADC, charges him to be more selfless in his service 

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has decorated his Aide de camp (ADC), Tanko Liman following his recent promotion as Superintendent of Police.   Governor Sani Bello was assisted by the Niger State Commissioner of Police (CP), Monday Bala Kuryas.   The Governor charged SP Liman to see his promotion as a reward for his commitment and dedication while admonishing him to let the elevation spur him to more selfless service.   SP Liman was promoted from the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).    

Nigerian Troops clear Kwalba Bandits’ Camp in Chikun Forest …. recover Batteries,27 bags of fertilizer 

Nigerian Troops have made further inroads in the ongoing campaign against terrorists and armed bandits across the state.   The troops cleared the camp of a notorious bandit, Lawal Kwalba, in Rafin Dawa in the Dende general area of Chikun local government.   According to the operational feedback, the troops of Operation Forest Sanity conducted a patrol to the location following actionable intelligence.   The troops after clearing the camp recovered some batteries and 27 bags of fertilizer. These materials indicated likely plans to manufacture Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), considering…

40 Civil Servants Receive N500,000 each for Winning Presidential Award

The AIG Imoukhuede Foundation on Thursday presented a cheque of N500,000 each to 40 civil servants who emerged as recipients of the Presidential Public Service Merit Award, in June this year.   The cheque was presented to the awardees by the Head of Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, and Chairman of AIG Imoukhuede Foundation, Mr. AIG Imoukhuede.   While the cheque presentation was still on, some of the civil servants who had been honoured confirmed the receipt of the half a million naira cash alert.   In his remark,…

AFENIFERE, PROF. BANJI AKINTOYE : WHO MADE YOU LEADERS OF THE YORUBAS?

Afenifere needs little or no introduction. Their nuisance value is legion and charasteristically combative and self-serving. Their pretensive innuendo which they have sold to the whole world is that they are the leaders of the Yorubas, hence their thinking that, when they sneeze, the whole Yoruba race must catch cold.   It is laughable and a great critical opprobrium because they are fraudulent and irascible. They have been divided into many factions to which the authentic one is shrouded in a game of guess work. Even the origin is an…

Fake Love: Police nab Ladies who lured Men for Blackmail

The Operatives of Nigeria Police Force,Anambra state Command today, 18th August,2022, arrested Okechukwu Ogoejiofor (m) aged 36, Nonso Nwizu (m) aged 34, Esther Nwafor lfeanyichukwu (f) aged 21 and Obianuju Nduba (f) aged 20, at Ajakpani village, Umuanya in Oyi LGA, for alleged conspiracy, demanding with menaces and stealing.   Police preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects used the social media to leave mure their unsuspecting male victims into fake love/friendship affairs.   They thereafter, took the victim to a room, where Obianuju Nduba engaged the victim in a foreplay.…

Politicians and jeopardy of trial by ordeal, by Azu Ishiekwene

“I’m going to waste my vote,” a friend told me recently. “And don’t argue with me,” he added. “It’s my right to do so.”   I defied him. Regrettably, though I also recruited help nearby to press home my point, my unsolicited advice fell on deaf ears.   My friend’s mind was made up and nothing would stop him. What he intends to do, according to him, is to vote for a candidate in the 2023 presidential election that he knows would lose.   He did not name names, though…

2023: A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR NIGERIA By Valentine Ozigbo

There comes a defining moment in the life of any country when all people of good conscience must stand up to be counted. Those times offer no middle ground; you are either on the dark side or on the side of the light. For Nigeria, 2023 is such a moment. Nigerians will be divided into two classes – those who will work to entrench the forces that have destroyed Nigeria or those warriors of the light who will work to bring justice, equity, and peace to our beloved country. And…

Do away with bad leaders, vote for competence – Aisha Yesufu

Foremost Nigerian activist and social critic, Aisha Yesufu, has said it was in the hands of the Nigerian people to do away with the present political class that hasn’t worked and vote in competent leaders.   In a series of tweets, Thursday afternoon, via her verified Twitter handle @AishaYesufu, Yesufu said Nigerians cannot keep voting in the same people and expect a different result.   Using education as a point of reference, where ASUU has been on strike for six months, she said with the present debacle in the education…

Tinubu’ll include Best from the Diaspora in 2023, says Omole 

The leadership of The Asiwaju Group (TAG) has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora to support the Nigerian Electorate to vote massively for the progressive winning ticket of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his Vice, Senator Kashim Shettima in the 2023 General Elections.   The Convener of the leading support group and Nigeria Diaspora Leader, Prince Ade Omole stated this at a media briefing in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 17th 2022.   As critical stakeholders in the Nigerian State, Nigerians in the Diaspora possessed the requisite resources, skills and funds…

JUST IN: e-Naira becomes USSD enabled

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced that starting from next week, Nigerians will be able to open an eNaira wallet and conduct transactions by simply using a designated USSD code on their mobile phones.   Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the apex bank, stated this at the Grand Finale of the 2022 eNaira Hackathon in Abuja.   According to Emefiele, “Nigerians, both banked and unbanked, will be able to open an eNaira wallet and conduct transactions by simply dialling *997 from their phones.   Meanwhile, to carry out…