NCC Boss,Umar Danbatta to receive Vanguard’s Regulator of the Year Award on Friday

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, is set to receive the 2022 Regulator of the Year Award at the highly-coveted Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards.   Vanguard Newspaper Limited, the organizers of the event, has said that Danbatta would receive the award category at a ceremony to be held in Lagos on Friday, January 27, 2022 based on the recognition of the professor’s transformational and inspiring leadership, which brought the effective regulatory regime in the telecoms sector, impacting positively…

2023 ELECTIONS: National Assembly asks NUC to shut down universities, others 

The House of Representatives has urged the National University Commission (NUC) to give university students and others break in order to participate in the 2023 general elections.   The parliament made the call through the National Universities Commission, NUC, the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, the National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE and the Federal Ministry of Education.   The House also urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make special arrangements for the students to collect their PVCs.   The resolutions followed the consideration of a…

Ag. Director Defence Information visits DOPRI Nigerian Airforce, seeks enhanced synergy

The Acting Director Defence Information ( DDI) Brigadier General Tukur Ismail Gusau today, Thursday 26 January, 2023 paid a courtesy call on the Director of Public Relations and Information ( DOPRI) Nigerian Airforce, Air Commodore WAP Maigida. During the visit , the Acting DDI thanked the DOPRI for the harmony in the information management of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. He promised to build on the partnership in order to project the good image of the Armed Forces of Nigeria ( AFN).   According to Brigadier General Gusau, joint partnership…

Burning Of The Qur’an In Sweden, Qur’an’s Miracles And How It Led Maurice Bucaille To Islam! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious the Most Merciful 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! As you know, condemnations continued to pour in from across the Arab and Islamic worlds over the burning of a copy of the Qur’an, Islam’s Noble book, by a Swedish-Danish right-wing extremist in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Rasmus Paludan,…

Gowon lauds NYSC Acting DG’s strides

The former Head of State and founder of National Youth Service Corps, General Yakubu Gowon has poured encomiums on the Acting Director General of the Scheme, Mrs Christy Uba and other members of her management team for their exceptional performance. He stated this when Mrs Uba paid him a courtesy visit at his Asokoro residence in Abuja. General Gowon urged the Acting Director General and her management team to continue to build on the legacies of the founding fathers of the Scheme. He lauded the various contributions of Corps Members…

2023 ELECTIONS: Defence Minister lauds NAF readiness to support INEC

The Honourable Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its readiness to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to airlift its staff and logistics before, during and after the 2023 general elections.   The Defence Minister gave the commendation during the roll-out ceremony of C-130 Hercules aircraft (NAF918), held on Wednesday 25 January 2023 at the 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot, NAF, Ikeja, Lagos. Maj Gen Magashi who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar…

Gov Adeleke greets Elderstatesman, Ebenezer Babatope@80

The Osun state Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has rejoiced with an elderstatesman, Chief Ebenezer Babatope on the occasion of his 80th birthday.   Governor Adeleke in a congratulatory message he personally signed, described Chief Babatope as a treasure, not only to the Osun people, but the whole of humanity going by his impacts and contributions.   “Chief Babatope’s birthday is a moment of celebration, first for the grace of God in his life, and more, for the immense values he has added to innumerable lives through service.   “As a…

FUEL AND NEW NAIRA NOTES SCARCITY: Fifth Columnists working in Cahoots with PDP

Nigerians should no longer be in doubt about those working in cahoots with fifth columnists in the system to inflict avoidable pains on our hapless people for political end.   No sooner Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu empathised with the Nigerian people facing the dual crises of fuel and new Naira notes scarcity, than the opposition PDP and the Atiku camp issued a knee-jerk response, derailing from the issues, distorting Asiwaju’s statement and trying, in vain, to create a wedge between our presidential candidate and President Muhammadu Buhari.   When the…

Atiku/Tinubu: Please, grow up! – by Olusegun Adeniyi

Street wisdom dictates that those in glass houses don’t walk naked. This seems lost on Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate and the flagbearer of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have allowed their media managers to trade damaging allegations that question their own character and integrity. Each side has succeeded in painting the candidate of the other party as a criminal who is unworthy of the position being sought. While some Nigerians may be enjoying the…

BREAKING: Niger Govt lifts curfew on Lambata community

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the total lifting of the curfew on Lambata community in Gurara Local Government Area of the State earlier imposed on the 15th January, 2023 from 6:00pm to 6:00am as a result of a violent clash that led to the killing of the Village Head of Lambata, Alhaji Muhammed Abdulsafur. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane explained that the lifting of the curfew begin from today Thursday 26th January, 2023. The SSG revealed that the…