FG gets industry commendation on telecom policies

Cross section of participants at the ongoing 10th Edition of the National Council on Communications and Digital Economy, which commenced at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, have commended the Federal Government for its commitment in providing leadership and guide for industry growth.   The commendation followed the listing of about 20 policies by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, aimed at promoting different areas of the digital economy, including the flagship National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) 2020 –…

Establishment of Federal Varsities Bichi, Danbatta ‘ll tackle menace of out of school children –  Sen. Barau

The establishment of federal University of Education (Technical) in Bichi, Kano state will tackle the menace of out of school children, Senator Jibrin Bara’u has said. Similarly, the lawmaker, who represent Kano North at the Nigerian Senate said the establishment of Federal University of Agriculture, Danbatta will also solve the problem of shortage of teachers. Barau, who is the Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriations made this known on Thursday at a public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund on the Federal University of Agriculture, Danbatta,…

Muslims Are Brothers And One Body! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

Friday, Jumada Al-Ula 15, 1444 AH (December 09, 2022)   In the name Of Allah, Most merciful, Most compassionate   All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation—may He extol the Messenger in the highest company of Angels and send His peace and blessings upon him—likewise upon his family, Companions, and true followers.   Dear Brothers and Sisters! This week’s (Friday) piece will In Shaa Allah be on the brotherhood in Islam.   Respected servants of Allah! Wallahi, Islam has taken every necessary measure to preserve humanity…

The Origin Of ‘Ìyàwó’….Otherwise Known As “WIFE” In English

boost winnings – Gobet247.com 100% welcome bonus – Gobet247.com It is unknown to many speakers of the Yorùbá language that the original Yorùbá word for wife is ‘aya’ and not the commonly used ‘Ìyàwó’. Back in the early years of the Yorùbá people, the word “ Iyawo “did not have a place in the Yorùbá language not until an incident brought about its coinage and usage. Old Nigeria present you the origin of the Yorùbá word Ìyàwó. Origin of the Yorùbá word Ìyàwó: Long ago in Yorùbá land, a beautiful…

We are winning war against terrorism – CAS

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has stated that the magnanimity of President Muhammadu Buhari in providing the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) with new and modern platforms and NAF’s ability to effectively operationalize their usage in the battlefield has been instrumental to the level of successes been recorded against terrorists and insurgents. He stated this earlier today while on operation tour of 205 Combat Search and Rescue Group, Kerang Plateau State and 22 Quick Response Wing, Lafia in Nasarawa State. According to the CAS, there was…

Senate President laments neglect of livestock sector, calls for government support

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday lamented that the livestock sub-sector has suffered neglect over the years and called on the authourities to accord the sector due recognition and support.   Lawan made the call while playing host to a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, led by the Minister, Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar and also representatives of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, led by its President, Dr. Mrs. Adetuberu Catherine Olutoyin.   In his remarks, the Senate President noted that the livestock sector did not get…

El Clasico: NASRDA FC stuns Defence Space Administration FC 2-0 on year end  

By Olayode Abdurasaq       The NASRDA FC kept its good momentum under Captain Akeem Adewale who served as the coach in absence of Coach Joseph Yapshak in the last ‘clasico’ of the season.   The NASRDA 2-0 spanking of the Defence Space Administration FC thus ensures it’s winning streak to end the year on winning note.   It was Zakari Ibrahim who thrived this time, scoring first to continue his great streak since the beginning of this year. He opened the scoring with a close-range header off a…

Pauline Tallen lauds NHRC/CSOs forum, says it will deepen rights protection

Ahead of the 2022 International Human Rights Day (IHRD), the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen has lauded the National Human Rights (NHRC) and Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) forum organized by the Commission, described it as a veritable intiative that will deepen the promotion and protection of human rights, particularly among the the vulnerable group in the country. According to the Minister at the event titled, “Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All” in commemoration of this year’s IHRD on the 10th of December, there is every need for the…

NIDCOM Chair attends OACPS, receives rousing welcome in Angola

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) received a warm welcome in Angola at the ongoing 10th Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, (OACPS) Diaspora forum made up of over 70 countries , to which she has been nominated as the Diaspora Champion, representing Nigeria. Hon. Dabiri-Erewa is joined by Her Excellency, Prof, Monique Oshame Ekpong, Nigeria Ambassador to Angola. Dabiri-Erewa nominated to Co-chair at the forum as “Diaspora Champion”, is participating as the first ever in the African Continent, to focus on Diaspora matters. NIDCOM was…

Again, NASS passes Nigerian peace corps bill  …..  To be transmitted to President Buhari for assent

For the second time, the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC) Establishment Bill was on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 passed by the two Chambers of the National Assembly.   While that of the Senate was sponsored by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, that of the House of Representatives was sponsored by the Chief Whip, Rt Hon Mohammed Monguno as HB17.   With the overwhelming passage of the Bill on its merit, all is now set for the Clerk of the National Assembly to transmit the Bill to President…