COMMUNIQUE BEING RESOLUTIONS REACHED AT THE END OF SECOND NATIONAL ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMME BY OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY MUSLIM GRADUATES ASSOCIATION(UNIFEMGA) OGUN STATE CHAPTER HELD AT VALLEY VIEW (GOVERNMENT HOUSE) OKE IGBEYIN, ABEOKUTA

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association, (UNFEMGA), Ogun State Chapter Organised a second Edition of Agriculture and prospect for prosperity. The theme: Agricultural Export Potentials: panacea for National Economic Growth while topic centered on Harnessing Export Potentials in Agriculture The event brought together professionals and enthusiasts from public and private sectors in Agriculture. The experts invited to the programme proffered many solutions to the problems of agric products not being capable of exportations and other factors affecting process. There are a wide amount of positives in the export business…

Keynote Address by the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at the 2nd International Conference of the Association of Media and Communications Researchers of Nigeria (AMCRON) Taking Place Virtually from 1st -2nd December 2022 

NOTE: (PROF. DANBATTA was represnted by the NCC’s Director, Research and Development, Ismail Adedigba)       Protocols:       The Chairman, Governing Council of AMCRON   (Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye)   The President of the Association and other Members of the Executive Council,   Eminent professors and scholars in the field of Mass communication   Entire members of AMCRON,   Gentlemen of the Press and other Communication Professionals   Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,       I consider a great honour and indeed an invite to a new vista…

Huawei names Computer Lab after Danbatta, District Head Commends Him

A computer lab, constructed by Huawei Technologies and commissioned at the weekend to serve the community of Koguna Town of Makoda Local Government of Kano State, has been named “Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta Computer Lab”. Director, Public Relations of Huawei Nigeria, Lola Fafore, said at the commissioning, which was witnessed by the Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, and the District Head of Makoda, Alhaji Labaran Abdullahi, that the project was among the company’s contribution to Nigeria as part of its corporate social responsibility. Fafore assured that…

We Il address your concerns over 10 percent tax – Senate President tells soft drink manufacturers

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the manufacturers of non-alcoholic beverages in Nigeria that the National Assembly will address their concerns with respect to the implementation of the Finance Act 2022.   The Finance Act 2022, among other things, imposes 10 percent tax on non-alcoholic beverages.   Top officials of major players in the industry, drawn from Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited, La Casera Company, Rite Foods Limited and Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, complained to the leadership of the Senate on Wednesday that the tax burden could lead…

Senate President makes case for better funding of RMAFC

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has made a strong case for a better funding arrangement for the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission(RMAFC).   Lawan spoke in Abuja while playing host to RMAFC members led by the chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Bello Shehu who complained of poor funding of the Commission.   The Senate President suggested a forum “where all the three tiers of government will be represented and a major decision has to be taken that RMAFC should be funded better.   “Definitely there has to be a…

Lawan advocates Civic Education against vote selling, vote buying

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has advocated the institution of civic education in school curriculum to highlight the evils in vote selling and vote buying at elections and discourage citizens from engaging in them.   Lawan made the remarks when a group known as Polling Unit Ambassadors of Nigeria paid him a visit at the National Assembly on Wednesday.   The leader of the group, Ambassador General Dabas Suleiman told the Senate President that his members were out to sensitize and discourage vote selling and vote buying at…

Again, NCC warns against use of counterfeit, non-type approved phones  

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cautioned consumers against the patronage and use of devices that have not been typed approved and counterfeit devices, strongly warning that such devices negatively affect the quality of experience while leaving their users vulnerable to losses and other discomforts.   The warning came following the Commission’s enforcement activities in Kano where it arrested representatives of three companies responsible for the sale of counterfeit as well as non-type-approved devices and has handed them over to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for investigation…