[Friday Sermon] Say The Truth Any How Bitter It Is! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy All praise is for Allah, we praise Him, we seek His help, we ask for His forgiveness, and we seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our own souls and the wickedness of our actions, whoever Allah guides, there is none that can lead him astray, and whoever Allah allows to go astray, there is none that can lead him to the right path. I testify and bare witness that there is no deity worthy of worship…

NHRC, NAOWA strategise for improved partnership

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated its commitment to improve on the existing partnership with the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) to make more impact on the humanitarian needs of the vulnerable groups in the society.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu (SAN) who stated this in Abuja when he received a delegation of NAOWA led by its President, Hajia Salamatu Farouk Yahaya observed that wives of Army Officers have a crucial role to play in supporting their spouses to succeed in defending…

REGULATIONS: NAPTIP issues 60 days ultimatum to private shelters ,rehabilitation homes

By Michael Agbaji     The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has extended the ultimatum issued to organizations that operate Shelters and Homes, offering services for the purpose of the rehabilitation of trafficked persons in Nigeria to obtain operating license in accordance with the provisions of the Trafficking in Persons (Control of Activities of Organisations and Centres) Regulations 2019.   In the press statement issued by the Agency’s Press Officer, Mr Adeyoke Vincent said the 30days extension was as a result of the intervention of…

Gov Yahaya Bello salutes Sen Tunde Ogbeha on his birthday ….. says he is an accomplished man

Kogi state Governor, Yayaha Bello has congratulated Retired Military General and renowned political Icon, Sen. Tunde Ogbeha on the occasion of his birthday described him as an accomplished man.   The Governor whose birthday felicitation was contained in a press statement signed on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu added that the celebrant was a man of many parts.   He said that Senator Ogbeha’s profile was remarkably iconic which has truly presented him as a dedicated servant of the nation and the people in various capacity whether…

FCT Police arrests 4-Man suspected one-chance criminal syndicate,rescues victim

Operatives of the Wuye Divisional Headquarters of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Tuesday 30th August, 2022, arrested a four-man suspected “one-chance” criminal syndicate in the Wuye area of the FCT. The team equally rescued from the suspects a victim, and recovered cash sum of two hundred thousand Nara on the spot.   The suspected criminals were: Monday James (male), Ubeh Peter (male), Precious Ofili (female),and Rita Nkemjika (female).   The suspects,who have been linked to masterminding and perpetrating series of vehicular robberies (one chance) and its related…

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Ogun Assembly Speaker 

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arrested the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, in Lagos.   He was arrested around 9 am on Thursday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.   Sources told Channels Television’s judiciary correspondent, Shola Soyele, that he was picked up by officials of the EFCC to answer questions bordering on alleged financial crimes.   The leadership of the Commission has kept mum over the arrest but they are expected to issue a statement shortly.   But a source…

CAC set to formalize more small businesses at discounted rates

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF, Abuja         The Corporate Affairs Commission has pledged to support the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Business Women Working Group (NAWORG) in its quest to provide customized advocacy training for women entrepreneurs to motivate them to register their businesses.   In a release by the Head, Media of the corporation Rasheed Mahe,CAC Registrar General said the initiative will also provide access to credible women and youth owned informal businesses operating in various areas.   The Registrar General of…

Gov Sani Bello poises to combat Malaria,calls for use of treated Mosquito Nets, Test Kits 

As Nigeria continue to combat malaria,Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has called for the proper use of treated mosquito nets and malaria test kits to reduce the effect of the disease to the barest minimum.   Governor Sani Bello made this known when he received a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Health and Malaria Control Partners who were on an advocacy visit on insecticide-treated net campaign 2022 in the state.   He emphasized the need for the use of treated mosquito nets among households and schools as malaria…

TEXT OF NATIONAL PRESIDENT SPEECH OF NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF INDIGENOUS CREATIVE WRITERS (NAICREW) (VIRTUAL) AT THE MAIDEN MEETING ON 31ST, AUGUST 2022.

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen of great intellectuals.   You are highly welcome to the Maiden General Meeting of the teeming Nigerian Association of Indigenous Creative Writers, NAICREW. I am so elevated and very pleased to be here today. I see it as an utmost opportunity to speak directly, though virtually, with the guru who have engaged their creativity to preserving and protecting their language and culture even through their indigenous literature. May God continue to bless your hand work.   As we could be aware, creative writing in indigenous…