Wike and the Fabled Tortoise By Olawale Olaleye

The story of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is beginning to look like a popular wisdom-filled fable, which birthed the saying in Yoruba, that, “Alo ni ti ahun, abo ni ti ano e”.   What this means, in summary, is that the tortoise (ahun) enjoyed a positive verdict in the first round of an incident, which happend in his family, but lost the second and most important round to his in-law for lack of discretion.   The fable is about the tortoise and its thieving in-law. The tortoise had…

Adhere strictly to international best practices to ensure a successful operation – GOC charges Nigerian Army

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Aminu Chinade has reiterated the need for the Nigerian Army to adhere strictly to the nations law and other international laws that the country is signatory to for a successful operation.   Major General Chinade stated this during a sensitization workshop by the Army Headquarters Department of Civil Military Affairs on “Enhancing Professionalism and Responsiveness of the Nigerian Army Soldiers Through proper Observance of Humanitarian and Human laws” held at the 2 Division Auditorium for troops under Command.  …

Shun hatred, embrace love, VC urges Nigerians … as Ahman Pategi University commemorates Peace Day

Nigerians have been urged to stop hating one another and embrace love in their relationships both online and in real life.   The Vice Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University, Professor Mahfouz Adedimeji, gave this charge while presenting his lecture commemorating the International Day of Peace on September 21, 2022 at Ahman Pategi University, Patigi.   According to the Fellow of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice, hating people was like taking poison and thinking it would harm the hated or giving another person free accommodation in one’s heart.  …

CONUA asks Vice-Chancellors to Re-open Varsities

The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) has urged the Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian public universities to re-open the institutions for the commencement of academic activities in line with the judgement of the National Industrial Court, Abuja, today.     The National Coordinator, CONUA, ‘Niyi Sunmonu said”This becomes imperative as the court is one of the recognised tools of democratic engagement in the country. Since CONUA members have not been on strike, re-opening the universities will make it possible to duly continue work, stem the restlessness among the students who have had…

Pray for the salvation of online criminals – Internet Safety Advocate tells Public

An advocate of cyber safety, Mr. Rotimi Onadipe has urged the general public to always pray for the salvation of cyber fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” and “Yahoo Girls.”   He stated this in Ibadan on Saturday September 17th, 2022 during an awareness seminar on internet safety with the aim of educating the public about how to reduce cyber crimes in the society.   The internet safety advocate said he had interviewed and counseled a lot of cyber criminals on how they can be totally free from their criminal…

2022 NYSC Festival: DG lauds Corps Members’ conduct ….  as festival ends with funfair

The Director General, National Youth Service Corps NYSC, Brig General Muhammad Kaku Fadah has commended the corps members for displaying matured conduct and spirit of togetherness throughout the 3-day 2022 NYSC Annual Sports and Cultural Festival held in Abuja. General Fadah gave this commendation at the closing ceremony of the Sports Festival held at Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja today 21st September,2022. “This festival commenced two days ago as a platform for showcasing the talents of our Corps members in various sports events. “You would recall that in spite of…

NCC to generate over N500bn in 2023 from auctioning 5G spectrums – Danbatta 

Nigeria Communication Commission(NCC) said it has a projection to generate over N500 billion for the Federal Government in 2023 fiscal year .   Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof.Umar Danbatta made the disclosure at an interactive meeting on 2023-2025 MTEF-FSP, organised by the Senate Committee on Finance.   He said the projected revenue would be realised from the auctioning of two 5G spectrums,saying that the bidding process for auctioning of the spectrums for 2023 had began.   He also disclosed that NCC had generated N257 billion in the first…

Military drops leaflets, jingles warning of impending offensives in forests

Barely 48 hours after a ‘surprise raid’ by aircraft in Zamfara State that eliminated scores of bandits, PRNigeria gathered that the military has commenced dropping leaflets and airing jingles to advise civilians on security consciousness and on impending major operations deep inside the bandit enclaves.   This development is coming as a ‘violent clash’ has broken out between Turji’s fighters and Dan Bokolo, another wanted terrorist commander.   A defence intelligence source told PRNigeria that in an effort to avoid collateral damages in the renewed military operations, leaflets and jingles…

2022 Nigeria Customer Experience Management Conference holds Oct 6

The 10th edition of the Nigeria customer experience management conference is scheduled to hold on the 6th of October 2022 during the international customer service week, this year’s edition will hold in Abuja and the conference is mostly held between Lagos and Abuja according to the organizers.   According to the organizer,Nigeria Customer Service Awards Limited,this year’s edition is scheduled to hold at the prestigious Barcelona Hotel located in the heart of the federal capital territory Wuse 2 Abuja.   The conference is mostly attended by Customer experience experts, Marketing…

Reps finalise negotiations with ASUU over strike, await Buhari’s return to present agreement

Federal House of Representatives have finalized negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the onward presentation of the agreement to President Muhammadu Buhari for approval and implementation.     This was disclosed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.   Gbajabiamila and other principal officers of the House, who met with ASUU for hours, said: “We have been here for hours now, deliberating on issues regarding the ongoing ASUU strike. We have covered good ground.     ‘’Let…