President-elect Tinubu jets out to undertake rest, Lesser hajj

After a very exhaustive campaign and election season, President-elect, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has travelled abroad to rest and plan his transition programme ahead of May 29, 2023 inauguration.   The President-elect left the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja for Europe on Tuesday night.   The President-elect decided to take a break after the hectic campaign and election season to rest in Paris and London, preparatory to going to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) and the Ramadan Fasting that begins Thursday.   While away, the President-elect will also use the…

MARCH 18 POLLS : Nigeria’s Cyberspace records 3,834,244 attacks

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has explained to the digital economy stakeholders and the general public the Ministry’s activities before, during, and after the 2023 Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections. Based on Minister’s directives, the Ministerial Standing Committee on Advisory Role for the Protection of Nigerian Cyberspace and ICT Infrastructure provided close oversight on the activities of the cybersecurity Centres, from Friday 17th March, 2023 to Monday 20th March, 2023. During this period and as previously reported, a series of hacking attempts…

President Buhari inaugurates new ONSA building ,National Counterterrorism Centre

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated the new Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and National Counterterrorism Centre (NCTC), two state-of-the-art facilities to optimize efforts at addressing evolving security challenges in the country, especially terrorism and violent extremism.   Speaking at the inauguration of the two world-class facilities, the President said it would serve as a major legacy to provide the incoming administration with infrastructure to effectively coordinate national security and counterterrorism efforts.   The President also used the occasion to outline significant milestones achieved by his…

Over 4M Nigerians benefit from NYSC free Medicare , says DG …..  flags off 2023 Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has disclosed that more than Four Million indigent Nigerians across the country have so far benefited from the NYSC Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers since the inception of the medical outreach in 2014. He added that from the number, more than two million patients have been treated by the Corps Medical personnel due to the Scheme’s strive to enhance quality healthcare delivery for Nigerians He disclosed this today in his address at the flag-off of the 2023 edition…

Sanwo-Olu increases workers’salaries in Lagos by 20%

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the implementation of the 20 percent increase in the salaries of civil servants in the state. This was contained in a statement by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola on Monday, March 20. 2023. The workers include those in the mainstream public service, Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas as well as the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB. NEW: Click “HERE” to join our WhatsApp group and receive News updates directly on your WhatsApp! The new salary structure…

Allow Police to do Its Job – MURIC urges NHRC The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to allow law enforcement agents to complete their investigations into election incidents in Lagos State and other parts of the country. The Islamic human rights group gave the advice in a statement issued on Tuesday 21st March, 2023 by its Executive Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola. It will be recalled that the NHRC on Sunday said it would invite the Chairman of the Lagos State Parks Management Committee,…

Analyst congratulates Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his re-election.

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.     A public Affairs Analyst, Malam Abubakar Yusuf has sent a message of congratulations to the Governor of Lagos state and his deputy, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and Dr Obafemi Kadiri Hamzat.   In a message of congratulations issued on Monday morning described experience, hardwork, as the basis of his victory and re-election for a second term.   He said the seamless victory and incontrovertible election was occasioned by the peaceful disposition of Lagos Governor, and his team.   He lauded the people of Lagos state for…

#NigerDecides2023: Gov Sani Bello congratulates Umar Bago …  charges him to operate open door policy

Niger State Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated the Governor-elect, Mohammed Umar Bago on his victory at the just concluded Governorship and State Assembly elections held in the state. Governor Sani Bello in a statement described the victory of Bago as “a victory for a stronger Niger”. The Governor applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a successful exercise, acknowledged that despite the few flaws recorded in the entire process, there were many positives in the 2023 general elections in its entirety. He then called on the Governor-elect to…

Gov Adeleke congratulates Makinde on his Re-Election 

The Osun state Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state on his re-election at the Saturday’s state election. In a statement he personally signed, Governor Adeleke described the outcome of the election as a strong vote of confidence in the performance of Governor Makinde in the last four or so years. ” I congratulate my brother, Governor Seyi Makinde on his re- election at the polls. Residents of Oyo State have reaffirmed their faith and confidence in his performance. They have confirmed the rapid development…

GUBER/STATE ASSEMBLY POLLS: DG applauds corps members’ performances 

The Director General ,National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has hailed the selfless and tremendous contributions of Corps Members across the country during the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections held yesterday. He said their participation in the elections has earned the Scheme another accolade in its giant strides for national unity and socio-economic development of the country. General Ahmed, who monitored the performances of Corps Members that served as INEC ad-hoc staff during the elections in Bunu East Ward 012 Shalgwatar, Dass Central Ward 005 and…