ASP Mariam Yusuf bags proficient Spokespersons Award

The FCT Police Command PRO, ASP Mariam Yusuf has been honoured as the 2021 Swift Reporters Proficient Public Relations Officer.   The award was presented to ASP Mariam Yusuf on Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 at the FCT Police Command amidst Senior officers of the Command.. In his remarks, the Publisher of Swift Reporters, Adewole Kehinde said the award is held to recognize the PPRO immense contribution to the media and the FCT Command as a whole. “ASP Mariam Yusuf exhibits such qualities that will not only help the media in…

Kogi Governor makes new appointments

The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has granted approval for the appointment of the following persons as Special Advisers and  Special Assistants to his Office. The Secretary to the Government of Kogi State,Mrs.Folashade Arike Ayoade made this known in a statement released on Wednesday. S/N NAME PORTFOLIO 1. Ade Yahaya Ismail    Special Adviser on Water Resources 2. Pharm. Abdul Clement Hamidu Special Adviser on Health Matters 3. Adam Tahir Abdullahi Special Adviser on Rural Development 4. Ibrahim Jibrin Special Adviser on  Urban Development 5. Abah Kizito…

Gov Sani Bello celebrates Plateau Governor,Lalong @58

The Chairman, North Central Governors Forum (NCGF) and Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has felicitated with his Plateau State counterpart and Chairman, Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF), Barr. Simon Bako Lalong on his 58th birthday. Governor Sani Bello, in a birthday message, described Barr. Lalong as a complete gentleman, a peacemaker and a bridge-builder. He added that the celebrant is a team player with outstanding leadership qualities and style. The Governor noted that NSGF Chairman since assumption of office, has demonstrated passion through meaningful contributions to develop not…

INSECURITY: Gov Sani Bello to strengthen local security outfits 

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello said his government was beefing up local security outfits in the state to compliment the efforts of conventional security agents in tackling the insecurity in some parts of the State. Governor Sani Bello stated this while briefing Journalists on some security efforts made after he interacted with some community leaders and the new General Officer Commanding (,GOC), 1 Mechanized Division, Nigeria Army, Major General Danjuma Hamisu Ali-Keffi at the Government House, Minna. Sani Bello and the GOC having analysed the security situation in the…

AI-Makura : Time to reward Party Loyalty     By AHMAD MUHAMMAD DANYARO  

It has been consistently political unequivocally and universally that the essence of a democratic government or any form of government is good leadership. This intangible and immaterial element is a veritable remedy and antidote to resolving crisis in any society. Great countries apply the remedy for sustenance, as they are the divert products of statesmen who apply to solve crisis situation.    Great societies are thus, product of good governance affected by good leadership and strong political leaders who are never in short supply. In the case of Nigeria, good…

Nasarawa signs tripartite agreement for provision of 2000 houses

Nasarawa State government has signed a tripartite agreement aimed at producing 2000 housing for low and medium income workers in the state. The tripartite agreement was signed at a ceremony at the Government House, on Tuesday. The agreement which involved the Nasarawa State government, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and the Family Homes Fund, is aimed at the provision of 2000 housing for low and medium income earners in the state, as well as associated financing required for the people to buy the houses on completion. Speaking shortly after the…

NIDCOM holds maiden Diaspora quarterly lecture

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) will on Saturday May 8, 2021 holds its maiden Diaspora Quarterly Lecture on critical issues of concern to Nigerians living abroad.   In a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Head, Media and Public Relations Unit of NIDCOM, stated that the theme of the lecture is “Mobilising Nigerians in the Diaspora for National Development.”   The lecture, according to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM will be by webinar to allow more Nigerians in the Diaspora opportunities to participate in the lecture .   Nigeria’s…

No posting of corps members to security challenged areas,says NYSC DG 

The National Youth Service Corps has said no Corps Member would be deployed to any area that is facing security threat during its forthcoming 2021 Batch ‘A’ Stream Two Orientation Course. It said the Scheme is in constant interaction with the security agencies and would therefore, not undermine the safety of any Corps Member. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this on Tuesday in his address at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Batch’A’ Pre-Orientation Workshop held in Karu, Nasarawa State. “As the welfare and safety of Corps Members…

North central picks interest in APC  National Chairman position …..  as Gov Sani Bello hosts party stakeholders

North Central Zone has joined the race to contest the position of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This was made known when APC stakeholders from the North Central paid courtesy visit to Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, who doubled as the Chairman North Central Governors Forum, at the Government House, Minna. Governor Sani Bello while explaining the journey so far by the party members from the North central zone since the inception of the party, said the zone should not be left out of the…

Nigerian military remain loyal to Nigerian constitution ,Govt – Defence Hq

The Nigeria Military has reiterated its total loyalty to the constitution and government of Nigeria. The military authority also distanced itself from a call made by a legal practitioner,Robert Clark,SAN asking the civilian government to handover to the military. This was contained in a statement signed by Acting Director Defence Information,Brig.Gen.Onyema Nwachukwu Read the statement in full : The attention of the military high command has been drawn to a statement purported to have been made by one Robert Clark SAN, suggesting that current political leadership should hand over power…