War on terror must be won,Chief of  Air Staff assures NiDCOM Boss

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has given assurance that the insecurities in the North East and other parts of the Country will be won by the Nigerian Military. Chief of the Air Staff, stated this when he received the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa at the Nigerian Airforce Headquarters in Abuja. Air Marshal Oladayo Amao believed that with the professional competence of the air service men and women and a well boosted  morale, the terrorists and their kind will be brought to…

FCT Correspondents’ Chapel battles FRSC FC  in Novelty Football Match

The Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ )  Correspondents’ Chapel ,FCT Council will on Saturday April 17th slug it out with the Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ) in a  novelty football match to mark the end of the 2021 Press Week of the chapel.   The encounter will take place  at Junior Government School ( JSS ) near Nigerian Custom Service Zone 3.Abuja by 9:00am.   Speaking to Emporium Reporters, the Chairman of NUJ, Philip Nyam expressed optimism over the FCT Chapel’s team’s ability to overcome FRSC FC just…

Enenche lauds Kogi Govt on response to Covid-19

The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Center, Pastor Paul Enenche has commended Kogi State Government on its response that contained the panic during the outbreak of the pandemic in the state.   Pastor Enenche gave the commendation at the ongoing 3-day crusade at the Lokoja Confluence Station.   “I want to congratulate Kogi State for how you dealt with coronavirus. “You just mesmerized, yeyerized and smallified the thing,” he said.   He alluded that the Government’s approach not to “glorify” the pandemic went a long way to relieve the…

$500m Tunga sugar refinery ‘ll produce 90 megawatts, creates over 150, 000 jobs – Dangote 

President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said close to $500m have been expended on the Dangote Sugar Refinery in Tunga, Nasarawa State, with the project when completed, expected to generate 90 megawatts of power, as well as provide direct employment for thousands. Alhaji Dangote disclosed this when he led the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, as well as the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, on a tour of the facility, on Thursday. According to him, when the project fully takes off,…

Varsity Don advocates deployment of corps members to ECOWAS states 

A Lecturer in the University of Ibadan, Prof. Oka Obono has advised the National Youth Service Corps to utilize the provisions of the ECOWAS Free Movement for the deployment of Corps Members across Member States. He said this will reduce unemployment among the youth, and also curb the increasing rate of social vices among them. Obono stated this during his lecture titled; “Strategies for Sustaining the NYSC in a Changing World”, delivered at the 2021 NYSC Top Management Retreat held in Suleja, Niger State. He advocated that all stakeholders should…

NIDCOM, PISTIS-FINSERVE to strengthen Diaspora Investment

PISTIS-FINSERVE, an alternative Investment Organization, having fully recognized the challenges associated with Home Remittances by Diasporas, has designed a mechanism that would not only simplify the process of Diaspora Investment but also make it seamless and attractive, using accurate data and technologies.   Leader of PISTIS-FINSERVE delegation Mr Patrick Essien who represented Mr Adefemi Adedipe, CEO, PISTIS-FINSERVE, disclosed this at a strategic meeting with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission in Abuja. Mr Essien maintained that though NIDCOM is less than Two Years old since its establishment yet it has made…

FG lifts Ban on Registration Of New SIMs

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on new Subscribers Identification Module (SIMs) card registration, and fixed Monday, April 19, 2021 as the effective date for implementation. It however placed NIN registration as mandatory for registering new SIM cards. The development was contained in revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi, reads in part: “The implementation of the Policy will commence on Monday, 19th of April…

NATIONAL SECURITY: IGP unveils new policing vision ,crime fighting strategies

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba has unveiled a new policing vision and crime fighting strategies for the Nigeria Police Force. The IGP made the new operational protocols public, Thursday, 15th April, 2021, during the inaugural conference with Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and other Heads of Police Formations in the country, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The highlights of the new policing vision included; deploying cutting-edge policing technology and integrating intelligence-led policing practices to core policing functions, with a view to strengthening police…

Kogi Govt seeks support for AFD rapid development in state ….   as Gov Bello meets French Ambassador,minister of foreign trade

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello on Wednesday ably represented by the Hon. Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning ,Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, was at the Nigeria Governors Forum’s  (NGF) meeting with the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Franck Reister which held at the NGF secretariat in Maitama-Abuja. The meeting was at the request of the French Ambassador to Nigeria, M. Jèrôme Pasquier to discuss subsisting support to states and also seek areas of priorities where collaboration can be consumated. It’s worhty of note that Agence Française De Développement(AFD)…

JAMB disowns admissions offered by UNIABUJA, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disowned admissions being offered by the University of Abuja and few others, alleging that the admissions were being offered by the institutions outside the Central Admissions Processing System, CAPS.   To this end, it has warned candidates against accepting the offers, saying doing so was at their own perils.   The board, in a statement, Tuesday evening by its Head, Public Affaires and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, insisted “that such admissions that have not been proposed, approved nor accepted on the Central…