Governance by ambush. By Owei Lakemfa

The mass media reported that as Nigerians slept on January 19, 2023, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, again, increased the price of petrol. This time from N170 per litre to N185. Twenty four hours later, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, denied that government gave the order for the price hike. Despite this, the new price is in place and government has not taken any known step to reverse the increase.   The Minister added: “Government will not approve any increase of PMS secretly without due…

IGP commissions new Mabushi Divisional Police Headquarters 

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba on Tuesday 24th January 2023 ably represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, AIG Kayode Egbetokun commissioned the newly built Division donated by Stallion Property and Development Company Limited as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility to the community.   The AIG in his opening remarks thanked the SPDC and described their benevolent gesture as commendable and highly worthy of emulation by all and sundry. Meanwhile, The FCT commissioner of Police, CP Sadiq Idris Abubakar in his vote of…

Gov Sani Bello charges residents to vote for all APC candidates  ….. flags off campaign in Niger East

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) flags off its campaign for Niger East Senatorial District (Zone B), Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has called on the people to vote for the party’s candidates at all levels to consolidate the achievements of the present administration. Governor Sani Bello said this during the flag-off campaign in Suleja. While commending the success of the rally, he said the party has credible candidates that would form a formidable team to improve on the successes recorded by the present administration. Speaking on insecurity, the Governor reiterated…

Global Data Privacy Day 2023: Nigeria Data Protection Bureau hosts National Privacy week

Nigeria will on Saturday 28th of January 2023 join the international community to observe Global Data Privacy Day 2023.It is a day that had been set aside to create awareness of fundamental rights and freedoms relating to the privacy of citizens. in the data processing ecosystem. In line with the overarching global objective of awareness on data privacy, the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), will be organizing a National Privacy Week, which is a week of intensive focus on awareness creation in the area of data subjects’ rights, capacity building…