Onanuga, Alake And Obaigbena At Thessalonica by Festus Adedayo

To many, the recent virulent attacks and counter attacks by top Nigerian journalists, served a la carte to the world in the last two weeks, are indications of an autumn for journalism practice in Nigeria. Nigerians have thus been treated to a disgraceful brew of damaging and ignoble exchanges from these media warlords. The public spat has made Nigerians to call to question the integrity of their media practitioners. To them, the media space, in the name of politics, has become a hostile jungle, revealing the patent biases of its…

2022 NAF DSSC Enlistment Exercise

1. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced the 2022 enlistment process of suitable qualified graduates and post-graduates as Direct Short Service (DSSC) cadets in various professions. Interested applicants must be Nigerian citizens, single and must be between the ages of 20 and 30 years. Additionally, applicants must possess a minimum qualification of Second Class Upper Division or Upper Credit from recognized Universities, Polytechnics and other tertiary institutions. Candidates should also note that NYSC discharge certificate is compulsory. 2. Interested applicants are to apply online via NAF recruitment portal at…

Our Govt ‘ll promote Businesses, says Gov Adeleke 

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has expressed the resolve of his government to support private sector development as a tool for wealth creation, employment opportunities and enhancement of Osun society.   Speaking while commissioning the “Blue Crescent Limited building at Ede on Monday, Governor Adeleke affirmed that businesses are the engine of growth of any society, promising that his administration will institute policies and programmes that will make the private sector to thrive.   ” I commend the chairman of Blue Crescent Limited, Mr Oladokun Abideen Kolapo for deeming…

Oluwo hails Gov Adeleke for interacting with Monarchs, commitment to Local Govt Autonomy

The Natural Paramount Ruler of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has commended Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State for interacting with Osun monarchs and promise to grant autonomy to local governments administration in the state.   Oluwo described Adeleke’s accountability session with traditional rulers as a divined wisdom of God, saying the impression will ring for long in the Osun State Council of Obas.   He equally eulogized the governor for assurance of better welfare package for traditional rulers, prayed that he respect the pledge.   Oluwo said;”The impression…

Adeleke celebrates Bukola [email protected] 60

Bukola Saraki

The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated a former President of the Senate,Senator Bukola Saraki, on the occasion of his 60th birthday, eulogizing him as a selfless politician with strong penchant for impactful service. Governor Adeleke described Senator Saraki as a distinguished Nigerian, whose strides in public service are outstanding. As an Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Saraki exudes excellence, which earned him a call for a bigger role as the Governor of Kwara State. “In the eight years as Governor, Senator Saraki changed the face of…

Remittances Development: NiDCOM seeks partnership with African Institute for Remittances

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has expressed willingness to partner with the African Institute for Remittances (AIR) towards improving remittances in Africa.   This was the highlight of the courtesy visit to NiDCOM, led by Amadou Cisse, the Executive Director, African Institute for Remittances in Abuja on Monday.   Cisse made it known that Nigeria, the largest recipient of remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a well structured Diaspora Engagement Policy, is their major country of focus alongside Egypt.   “Dealing with Nigeria equals to addressing at least 75 per…

Construct beneficial projects to immortalize your loved ones – Imam Fuad Adeyemi charges Muslims

Muslims have been admonished to establish enduring legacies that will improve the living condition of communities as part of their acts of worship.   The National Chief imam of Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society,Imam Fuad Adeyemi gave the admonition when he while commissioning a motorized borehole in Epe community in Lagos state, constructed by Alhaji Isa Niniola in memory of his late wife Hajia Iyabo Niniola.   The Late Hajia Iyabo Niniola in whose memory the motorized borehole was constructed was until her death in February 2022, the National Secretary of Al-Habibiyyah…

DSS remain focused on its mandate – Spokesperson

The Department of State Services (DSS) has maintained that one of its roles was the investigation of matters of national security dimension. The service in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer ,Peter Afunanya said it had always discharged this responsibility in the overall interest of Nigerian citizens.   “As such, the Service will continue to disseminate actionable intelligence to the relevant authorities devoid of any sentiment. “While professionally discharging its mandate, the DSS pledges to remain focused and unbiased. It will not, by any means, succumb to propaganda,…

NYSC to partner Anambra Govt on establishment of Skill Acquisition Centre

The Acting Director General ,National Youth Service Corps NYSC, Mrs Christy Ifeyinwa Uba has expressed willingness of the Scheme to collaborate with Anambra State Government to establish Skill Acquisition Centre in the State. Uba disclosed this when she paid a courtesy visit on the wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Nonye Soludo at the Government House, Amawbia, Awka. The Acting DG added that citing a Skill Acquisition Centre in the State will further boost the business climate and skills of the youth population in the South-East region and the country…

Messi’s emilokan – In Touch, by Sam Omatseye

Lionel Messi always inflicted me with a binary disease. I love him, but not his country. Any time I saw him play, he revived the maestro of my boyhood fancy: Haruna Ilerika. He is small, just like Haruna. He is a leftie, just like Nigeria’s former number nine who clutched Africa player of the year honours twice. He enjoys the dribble run, cuts through defences like a tailor through satin (fans often called Ilerika Tailor), browbeats marque defenders, executes an economy of schemes, pearls passes that even his opponent envies,…