Nigerian Army comes top, as Armed Forces inter-service sports competition ends in abuja

The Nigerian Army (NA) has been declared overall winner of the just concluded 2022 Armed Forces Inter-Service Sports Competition (AFISSC), which ended at the Defence Headquarters Sports Complex, Mogadishu Military Cantonment, Abuja on Thursday, 22 September 2022. To emerged overall champion, the NA clinched first positions in cross country, taekwondo and volleyball in both male and female categories, while its male athletes came second in basket ball and football. The NA became champion with a haul of seven gold and two silver medals. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) were runners-up…

A Loose Canon…Quintessential!  By Olaleye Olawale

You can’t but snicker reading people, who still think Nyesom Wike, has any harm to do to the PDP, having gone completely rogue. The fact of the matter is that, he’s sinking already and simply clutching at straws. He already could see a devastating end from his current standpoint and has therefore left no room for genuine rapprochement.   For a man, who has no restraint or decorum, calls out everyone and says everything he feigns to have an inkling about, and you think such is a politician and leader?…

Gunmen kidnap three police officers in Ogun

No fewer than three policemen were said to have been abducted in broad daylight by some unknown gunmen in Ogun State.   It was gathered that the police officers were abducted on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Wasinmi, in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.   The cops had visited Ogun State from Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos State, for an investigation.   They were said to have been duly booked at the police division in Wasinmi, before they left for their place of primary assignment.   A reliable source…

NCC tasks Nasarawa Scholarship Board to create awareness about Digital Literacy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged the Nasarawa State Scholarship Board (NSSB) to support the NCC in creating awareness about the intervention projects of the Commission concerning research and digital literacy in order to provide more opportunities for the citizenry.   Director of Digital Economy at the Commission, Dr. Augustine Nwaulune, who hosted a delegation of the Board, led by the Board’s Executive Secretary, Hajia Saadatu Yahya, on behalf of the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, recently, recalled that Nasarawa State is one of the…

Our social investment programmes designed to sustainably take care of the masses ‘ – Osun Govt …flags off 18th edition of Food Support Scheme 

The Government of Osun has attributed the steady reduction in the poverty index of the state to the policies and social investment programmes it introduced to take care of the masses.   According to the government, these policies and social investment programmes have helped to turn around the socio-economic fortunes of the state and improve the welfare and general well-being of the citizens.   The government also described the economic value-chain of its monthly Food Support Scheme as the major factor through which the state has sustained its status and…

Assault on Woman Police, an affront to human dignity – NHRC Boss

Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chief Tony Ojukwu (SAN), has described the alleged brutal assault of Inspector Teju Moses by Professor Zainab Duke Abiola as an affront to human rights and dignity of the human person.   Reacting to the report of the alleged inhuman and degrading treatment of the police officer by a Professor on the refusal to breach professional ethics during the course of duty, Ojukwu said there was no justification for any form of torture,inhuman or degrading treatment . He expressed disappointment over…

Gov Yahaya Bello inaugurates  32-year development plan …. says administration’s current results not by guess work

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated the Kogi state 32 -year plan (2023 – 2055) stated that while the current New Direction blueprint is a medium term plan, the ‘32-year Development Plan’ is a prospective plan that would facilitate the state’s developmental aspiration on a long term basis. He said “we are being intentional about a 32-year development plan now, because we want the future of Kogi state that is optimized to harness the massive advances in human development which are inevitable over the next three decades”. Governor Bello…

WOSA congratulates FUT Minna New VC Prof Faruk Adamu Kuta 

The National President of Wushishi Old Students Association (WOSA), Dr. Zubairu Ibrahim Tswachi has congratulated Professor Faruk Adamu Kuta over his appointment as the new Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna.   A statement issued by the National President disclosed that the entire members of WOSA are thrilled to hear that Professor Kuta who is a WOSA Compatriot and a Professor of Microbiology was appointed as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of FUT Minna. According to Dr. Tswachi, “the emergence of Professor Adamu Kuta in a highly comparative process, was…

Niger Police arrests Specialized Car Theft Mechanic with customer’s vehicle 

Police operatives attached to Niger State Police Command’s Intelligence unit on 18th September,2022 at about 1530hrs arrested one Mustapha Yusuf aged 33yrs ‘m’ of Barkin-Sale area of Minna.   The suspect was trailed and arrested at a hotel in Gabasawa area of Kaduna State for being suspected to have stolen a vehicle in Minna. Recently, on 14th September,2022 at about 1750hrs, a complainant reported an incident of car theft at GRA Division, that on the same date at about 0900hrs, he parked his Toyota Pontiac Vibe vehicle with Reg. No.…

Ankpa Robbery Attack: Attah Igala, Mathew Alaji calls for proactive measures ,extra security surveillance

The Attah Igala, His Royal Majesty, Mathew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa 11 has called for more proactive measures on the part of security agencies, and constant surveillance to arrest possible attacks on the people of his domain.   His Majesty dropped this advise while on a condolence and assessment visit to Ankpa town, after the last armed robbery attack on two commercial Banks in the area.   The Royal father expressed shock on the level of damages and loss of lives and properties in Ankpa, saying the need to rejig…