Niger state Govt is committed to Workers’ Welfare – SSG

The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has reiterated Government’s commitment to the welfare of workers of the State.   The SSG made the disclosure at Government House when he received the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Niger State Council led by the State Chairman, Comrade Idris Lafene.   Ahmed Matane further revealed that the present administration has accorded priority attention to policies and programmes that have direct bearing on workers and will continue to strive to consolidate the gains recorded for the…

Police arrest Proprietor of fake College of Health Science in Niger State 

Operatives attached to Intelligence Unit of Niger state Police Command on 8th September,2022 at about 1600hrs, based on intelligence received,arrested suspects; Daniel Ishaya aged 23yrs ‘m’ of Gurmana, Shiroro and Francis Ede aged 30yrs ‘m’ of Enugu State   The two persons allegedly established and operating a fake school known as Excellence College of Health Sciences and Technology, located in Maikunkele area of Bosso LGA. During interrogation, Daniel Ishaya confessed that he established the School in the Year 2020 while he commenced admission in the Year 2021 without any authorization…

Peace is Critical for Enjoyment of human rights and development – NHRC Boss

As Nigeria joined the rest of the global community to commemorate the 2022 International Day of Peace, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on citizens to channel their energies towards peace building across the country.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu SAN, made this call on the eve of the commemoration of the 2022 International Peace Day .   He stated that making peace in the country is preferable to conflict which has escalated major human rights violations across the world and Nigeria in…

Yahaya Bello commiserates with FCT Minister of state, Ramatu Tijjani over mother’s demise

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has commiserated with the Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Hajiya Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu over the demise of her mother, Hajiya Zainab Sidi Ali. According to a release by the Minister’s Special Adviser on Communication and Logistics, Atika Aliyu, the deceased passed away Tuesday evening after a brief illness.   In a condolence message conveyed through a press statement signed on Tuesday by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu, he described such loss as a heartfelt pain. The governor said irrespective of how…

Why Imaan Suleiman- Ibrahim of Refugees Commission was Honored, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF .

Charity they says begins at home, so goes the popular adage, as the rate of multiple impacts been created by the current Honorable Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, and Internally Displaced Person’s NCFRMI, Hajiya Imaan-Suleiman Ibrahim, not only in the private, public service and politics, but innate instincts that had been her source of success from childhood.   From her school age as a bany, her unique performances both at the elementary schools to the university level that led to her graduation at a tender age of 21, might…

NCC deploys 84 IT Projects to support Persons with Disabilities

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has deployed 84 assistive Information Technology projects at different locations in Nigeria to support people with special needs while supporting policies that enable disadvantaged members of the society to live a more qualitative life. “The E-Accessibility project seeks to meet the ICT needs of persons living with disabilities in Nigeria by providing ICT tools, assistive technologies, training, and Internet provision in the identified locations. Between 2012 to 2020, the NCC has deployed the E-Accessibility Projects in, at least, 84 locations nationwide.” The Executive Vice Chairman…

Group hails court ruling upholding Akpabio as Senatorial candidate, tells INEC to conform 

A group, Coalition for Regional Development and Good Governance has applauded the ruling of the Federal High Court upholding Godswill Akpabio’s name as the All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom North/West senatorial district in 2023.   They, however, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to obey the ruling of the Federal High Court order to accept and publish Godswill Akpabio’s name as the candidate of the Akwa Ibom North/West Senatorial District candidate of APC.   The court ordered the electoral umpire to accept and publish Akpabio’s…

Why I killed my Nigerian lover, Chinese ruthless murderer reveals

A 47-year-old Chinese national in Kano State, identified as Geng Quangrong, has revealed why he stabbed his girlfriend, Ummu Kulthum, to death in Kabuga Quarters, Dorayi Babba area of the State. The suspect, who was arrested after he attacked and killed his 23-year-old girlfriend in her home on September 16, said he did it because he was betrayed. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the suspect invaded the deceased home after scaling the fence to gain access and repeatedly stabbed her until she passed away.…

Bagauda Kaltho was not a terrorist. By Owei Lakemfa

Mahdi Shehu, one of the supporters of the bloodthirsty Abacha military regime, runs around today in the outfit of a ‘human rights activist’. I don’t have any problem with that; anybody can call himself anything he wants. He trashes the Buhari presidency when he has the opportunity. As a Nigerian citizen, he has a right to his opinion and in any case, I do not hold the Buhari administration in high esteem. Besides, when the Abacha regime was sending innocent Nigerians to early graves, forcing some into exile, looting our…

LMDF holds 8th Annual Students Scholarship Awards Sept 22 …. As 33 Women set to receive small scale business grants, 3 for Equipments

The Lateefah Moyosore Durosinmi Foundation (LMDF) will hold the 8th Edition of its Annual Scholarship Awards to Students and grants to women on small scale businesses on Thursday, 22nd September, 2022 at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, Osun state. In a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Foundation, Dr Mrs Mistura Sanni, 39 new scholarship awards to students in primary/ secondary schools and further scholarship support to five students. She added that 33 women in small scale business shall be given grants while three will be empowered with sewing…