DG NPC commends Contractors on Pace of work on Kogi Community Road

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.   The Director General, National Productivity Center NPC, Dr (Chief) Kashim Akor has lauded the pace of ongoing work by Odake Engineering, the contractors handling internal road connecting Oluboojo Community in Ankpa town.   Chief Akor bare his mind on Wednesday during the ongoing inspection of the road project, saying the compliance to job specifications by the contractor was quite encouraging.   He said the road that originally cut off residents of the community and neighbouring villages owed to deep gully erosion will soon become a thing…

Cashless Policy: Full implementation of policy with limit on cash withdrawals per week is now -CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday clarified that based on information available to the Apex bank, the time for full implementation of the cashless policy with proposed limit on cash withdrawals per week is now. Indeed, as controversies continue to trail the planned policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) to limited cash withdrawal for individuals at N100,000 and Corporate Bodies N500, 000 per week, the bank has succeeded in convincing the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions of the need for it.…

Acting DG visits family of NYSC Anthem Composer, Late Oluwole Adetiran

The National Youth Service Corps has visited the family of the composer of NYSC Anthem, Late Oluwole Adetiran, who was described as a living legend.   The late Oluwole Adetiran composed the NYSC Anthem while serving his fatherland as a Corps Member at The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State in 1984. During the visit to the Adetiran family in Lagos, the Acting Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Mrs Christy Uba said the legacy late Oluwole Adetiran left behind has outlived him.   She said the NYSC Anthem is a…

SAS DESERTED, NEGLECTED, DESOLATE! By Mahmud Gambo Sani

The School for Arabic Studies (SAS) located in the ancient city of Kano, is now in such a state of miserable and poor condition, that writing or speech of words cannot explain the terrible situation the school is.   One Saturday, in the last month, the alumni association of the school (Class 1981), organized a meeting to re-unite the members and honour some old students who championed and excelled in their areas of disciplines. Among them is an outstanding Islamic scholar, Prof. Umar Sani Fagge.   The occasion was graced…