CCTGG calls for immediate resignation of ,CJN.

The Coalition of Civil Society Group for Transparency and Good Governance, CCTGG,in a release by its Executive Director, Comrade Manzo Abubakar has called on Chief Justice of Nigeria,CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola to immediately vacate his office.   The statement read in part ;   “Nigeria is a democratic society and one that allows for free expression of speech. The constitution has made that a reality and as Nigerians, we are free to speak on issues of national interests but in a guided way. But, a thing of note is that…

Ekiti Diaspora signs MOA with Vietnamese partners for Ekiti state cattle ranch

Following their signed Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) by the immediate past Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi for the establishment of a cattle ranch in Irele Ekiti, a group of Ekiti indigenes in the Diaspora under a CAC-registered EkitiKete Livestock Development Company Limited, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) that was formed to drive the cattle ranch initiative, today signed a MOA with the Vietnam Africa Economic Cooperation Alliance (VAECA) and the Vietnam Institute of Africa and Middle East (IAMES).   Known as the Nigeria-Vietnam Investment Facilitation Memorandum of Agreement (MOA),…

CAC wins 2022 MSME Award

The Federal Government has given an award to the Corporate Affairs Commission in recognition of its support for the development of the MSME sector in the country.   The award was received by the Registrar General and CEO of the CAC, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, at a public presentation of a photobook, “BUHARIOSINBAJO: THE MSME STORY,” at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja.   Speaking on behalf of all the Awardees, Alhaji Garba Abubakar thanked the federal government for the recognition and pledged to rededicate themselves to service.   A statement…

2023: Middle Belt/Southern FCT residents demand Abuja Senatorial seat

As the 2023 general election draws nearer, several interest groups have been mounting pressure and making demands for inclusion and proper representation in the scheme of affairs in the Federal Capital Territory to reflect the multi-ethnic composition of the territory and in the interest of equity and fairness. Newly formed Middle Belt/Southern Peoples Concourse newly has become one of the political pressure groups drawing serious attention to the unbalanced distribution of political appointments and amenities among the ethnic groups in Abuja. In what was regarded as the most vocal call…

NCC seeks Judiciary’s Interest in ICT trends

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on the nation’s judiciary to be part of Information Communications Technology (ICT) trends, whose impact has now affected ways that justice is delivered across the world. The leadership of the Commission made the call during a workshop organized for Nigerian judges which started in Lagos on Tuesday with the theme: “The digital world and the future of adjudication,” with judges from the federal and state high courts, and appeal courts in attendance. Speaking at the 18th annual capacity-building workshop, the Chairman, NCC Board…

NYSC Acting DG warns Prospective Corps members to shun night travelling

Prospective Corps Members deployed for the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course have been warned not to embark on night journey to their Orientation Camps.   The Acting Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Mrs Christy Uba, gave the warning during her visit to NYSC FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa, Abuja. Uba was at the camp to monitor the registration exercise of the Prospective Corps Members deployed to the Federal Capital Territory for their one year national service.   She advised them to pass the night at NYSC…

COMMUNIQUE BEING RESOLUTIONS REACHED AT THE END OF SECOND NATIONAL ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMME BY OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY MUSLIM GRADUATES ASSOCIATION(UNIFEMGA) OGUN STATE CHAPTER HELD AT VALLEY VIEW (GOVERNMENT HOUSE) OKE IGBEYIN, ABEOKUTA

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association, (UNFEMGA), Ogun State Chapter Organised a second Edition of Agriculture and prospect for prosperity. The theme: Agricultural Export Potentials: panacea for National Economic Growth while topic centered on Harnessing Export Potentials in Agriculture The event brought together professionals and enthusiasts from public and private sectors in Agriculture. The experts invited to the programme proffered many solutions to the problems of agric products not being capable of exportations and other factors affecting process. There are a wide amount of positives in the export business…

Keynote Address by the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at the 2nd International Conference of the Association of Media and Communications Researchers of Nigeria (AMCRON) Taking Place Virtually from 1st -2nd December 2022 

NOTE: (PROF. DANBATTA was represnted by the NCC’s Director, Research and Development, Ismail Adedigba)       Protocols:       The Chairman, Governing Council of AMCRON   (Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye)   The President of the Association and other Members of the Executive Council,   Eminent professors and scholars in the field of Mass communication   Entire members of AMCRON,   Gentlemen of the Press and other Communication Professionals   Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,       I consider a great honour and indeed an invite to a new vista…

Huawei names Computer Lab after Danbatta, District Head Commends Him

A computer lab, constructed by Huawei Technologies and commissioned at the weekend to serve the community of Koguna Town of Makoda Local Government of Kano State, has been named “Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta Computer Lab”. Director, Public Relations of Huawei Nigeria, Lola Fafore, said at the commissioning, which was witnessed by the Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, and the District Head of Makoda, Alhaji Labaran Abdullahi, that the project was among the company’s contribution to Nigeria as part of its corporate social responsibility. Fafore assured that…

We Il address your concerns over 10 percent tax – Senate President tells soft drink manufacturers

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the manufacturers of non-alcoholic beverages in Nigeria that the National Assembly will address their concerns with respect to the implementation of the Finance Act 2022.   The Finance Act 2022, among other things, imposes 10 percent tax on non-alcoholic beverages.   Top officials of major players in the industry, drawn from Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited, La Casera Company, Rite Foods Limited and Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, complained to the leadership of the Senate on Wednesday that the tax burden could lead…