3.5GHz Spectrum Auction: NCC announces Publication of Final Information Memorandum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced the adoption and publication of the final version of the Information Memorandum (IM) to guide the upcoming auction of the remaining lots of the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) Spectrum for the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) services in Nigeria.   Earlier, the Commission had published a daft IM and requested stakeholders to make comments and inputs into the document to enrich its contents.   Subsequently, stakeholders’ comments were collated and discussed at a Stakeholder’s Engagement forum hosted by the Commission on November 15, 2022…

Osun Food Support Scheme: We ‘II not allow initiative to die – Oyetola

The Osun state government has reiterated commitment to sustaining its social intervention programmes aimed to raising the standard of living of the people, stimulate the economy and to make life meaningful and worthwhile for the generality of the people.   The government noted that it was resolute to continue the programme for the betterment of the people particularly the most vulnerable, saying nothing would make the lofty initiative to die. This is even as the gari processors lauded the Oyetola’s social investment programmes saying it has particularly dignified and elevated…

Senate President celebrates Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni @55

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has felicitated the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni on the occasion of his 55th birthday.   Lawan applauded Governor Buni for living a life of service for his people and for promoting good governance in his state.   “It is with utmost pleasure that I congratulate my friend and brother, His Excellency, Mai Mala Buni, the Executive Governor of Yobe State, on his 55th birthday.   “I heartily share the joy of the occasion with members of his family, his friends across…

Breaking: NASC appoints Sani Magaji Tambuwal Ag. CNA,Others

The National Assembly Service Commission NASC has appointed Mr Sani Magaji Tambuwal as Acting Clerk to the National Assembly,   Tambuwal until his appointment was the erstwhile Secretary of finance and accounts of the National Assembly.   This is sequel to a circular released and signed by the Executive Chairman, National Assembly Service Commission NASC, Engr Ahmed Kadi Amshi FNSE after the former CNA, Architect Amos Olatunde Ojo proceeded on retirement leave.   The commission also approved other appointments as follows. Mr Ogunlana Kamoru , Deputy Clerk of the National…

Ekiti Gov hails NYSC’s contributions to development

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji has poured encomiums on the NYSC Scheme for its contributions through Corps Members’ involvement in the socio-economic development of the State.   He said the tremendous impact of Corps Members in rural development, education and health sectors of the State cannot be over emphasized.   The Governor stated this when the Director, Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme, Mr Omotade Benjamin paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Ado-Ekiti.   He promised his administration’s support for NYSC Ekiti State Secretariat.…

Gov Sani Bello receives final Master Plan of Gurara Waterfalls,says implementation start soon  

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed hope that the development of Gurara waterfalls into a world class Tourism, Agricultural, Educational and Cultural resort will commence early next year.   Governor Sani Bello stated this when he was presented with the final master plan of Gurara waterfalls by the lead Consultant, Archative Architects, Elise Van Gass Viviers, at the Governor’s Lodge, Minna. The Governor who commended the efforts of the Architects expressed satisfaction with the work done pointed out that the major attractions of a resort have been captured…

NHRC seeks UN support for ongoing Police Reform — receives Resident Coordinator

The National Human Rights Commission has called on the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to support the Commission’s efforts at entrenching accountability among the law enforcement agencies, particularly the ongoing reform in the Nigerian Police Force.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu OFR, SAN who made this advocacy in Abuja when he received the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RC) His Excellency Matthias Schmale stated that although there was a Whitepaper on permanent mechanism for dealing with police brutality, the…

VP assures of Ondo Seaport,says Dabiri-Erewa

As the 5th Annual Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit wrapped up, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has revealed the assurances of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, that the dream of having Ondo Seaport will soon be actualised.   This was disclosed in her remarks at the Closing Plenary of the Summit, “One of the major aim of the summit is to drive key investments in various local sectors of the economy.” She added.   The NiDCOM Boss encouraged participants to invest back home, as the state in focus, Ondo state, has been…

Oyetola emerges Best Governor on Efficiency of Public Expenditure  

Prudent management of resources and ability to deploy little resources judiciously to achieve more of the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun have been recognised by the Federal Ministry of Finance and the World Bank Group.   Oyetola was adjudged the Best Governor on Efficiency of Public Expenditure by the World Bank’s States’ Fiscal Transparency, Accountability, and Sustainability, SFTAS, beating 35 other governors to clinch the coveted award.   Similarly, Osun as a State also clinched another award of Excellence for being the “TOP” performer on Domestic Revenue Mobilisation.   The…

The Pregnant married woman and her pastor lover… By Haruspice

The Hausa man and the Igala man share something in common, they draw a thick line when it comes to their women- they are perilously protective and possessive. No matter your closeness to these tribesmen, you have your limit when it dwells on their women. Perhaps defined by Islam and culture, these two tribes stand shoulder above the others in this regard. In real Igala home, a wife has no business keeping a male friend beside her husband, same way she limits all kinds of interaction with the opposite sex.…