KOGI GUBER: Gov Bello, Other Candidates Sign ‘Peace Accord’ For Peaceful Elections

Kogi state Governor ,Yahaya Bello on Tuesday with other political candidates, signed a ‘Peace Accord’ put together by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), pledging to ensure peace before, during and after the November 16 polls in the state. The peace accord was signed at the stakeholders’ meeting organised by INEC Chairman, Prof. Mamood Yakubu in Lokoja, in the presence of the IGP of Police, Mohammed Adamu; DG NYSC, Shuaibu Ibrahim, NOA, religious and traditional leaders, international and local observers including media agencies.   The INEC chairman assured the people…

Reward For Gallantry and Gen. Buratai’s Leading Example By Robert Audu

“For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.” – Sun Tzu A great leader motivates and inspires his followers. He continuously craves for excellence and erects favorable templates or incentives to compel and induce hard work. Rewards are the oyster of performance in any workplace. And leaders conscious of success imbibe the policy of reward for hard work, dedication and exceptional performance as bait for outstanding productivity. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) and emperor of the anti-insurgency operations in Nigeria,…

Nigeria Is Unsafe For Journalists, NUJ Cries Out

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has warned that it was a dangerous time to be a journalist in Nigeria given the near-daily intimidation, harassment and detention of journalists in the country. In a statement by chairman of the council, Comrade Emmanuel Ogbeche, Tuesday in Abuja, he described as unfortunate and deeply troubling the conduct of operatives of the State Security Service also known as Department of State Security against journalists that had gone to cover a sit-out of activists demanding for the release of Omowole Sowore, detained publisher…

No Nigerian in Namibian Prison, says Envoy ….As Namibia holds Diaspora Voting Tomorrow

The Namibian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Humphrey Geiseb has stated there was no Nigeria in Namibian prison , just as he announced that Diaspora voting will take place all around the world tomorrow as Namibians go to the polls to elect a new President and parliamentarians.   The Namibian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Humphrey D. Geiseb, gave the cheering news when he visited Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman,Nigerians in Diaspora Commission ( NIDCOM), in Abuja on Tuesday. Geiseb stated that Namibians living in Nigeria will join other Namibians, all over the…

Fire Fighters Averts Fire Outbreak In Niger State Govt House

Men of the Niger State Fire Service. this afternoon averted a fire outbreak at the office of the Permanent Secretary, Niger State Government House, Minna.   The fire outbreak, which started at about 12:35pm was put out by a combined team of fire fighters at about 1:03pm. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje who made this known in a statement on Tuesday, hailed men of the State Fire Service who mobilised three fire fighting vans to the scene within 15 minutes of the fire…

Appeal Court Rulings: I Remain Governor, Makinde Says

The Oyo State Governor ,Engr Seyi Makinde has called on Oyo Citizens and all his supporters across the country to remain calm, that he remain the governor of the state. Reacting to the various news headlines, as a result of the appeal court ruling today, Makinde asked his followers to ignore the sensationalism of the headlines, that no court has ruled against him. The appeal court in it ruling, upheld the election, no judgement was given against him. He said it was pre mature for anyone to wish that a…

Gov Bello Commissions Okene– Kuroko -Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe Roads, Promises More

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has commissioned  the recently completed Okene –  Kuroko -Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such infrastructural boast The Commissioning took place on Monday as the GYB/CEDO 2019 gubernatorial campaign train rallied in Okene. Governor Bello while commissioning affirmed that the roads would boost economic activities immensely within the area and would also ease transportation of goods, products and services. He pointed out that the New Direction Government have made efforts to ensure that every part of the State benefited…

CORPS MEMBERS: NYSC States Position On Dress Code

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps Scheme, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim has expressed with great concern the negative perception of the Scheme’s dress code, arising mostly from some Corps Members’ disobedience to the dictates of the code.   A statement signed by Director, Press and Public Relations, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi said “for the avoidance of doubt, the Scheme has maintained one dress code since 22nd May, 1973 it was established, devoid of ethnic, religious or gender bias. The dress code remains, depending on the activity: a pair of khaki trousers…

Minister Commends Women’s Leading Role In Creative Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the leading role being played by women in the country’s creative industry. Alhaji Mohammad gave the commendation at the opening of the 2019 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos on Sunday. He hailed the organizers of AFRIFF, which was founded by a woman, Chioma Ude, for using this year’s edition to celebrate women, hence the theme of the event, ‘Shero’. Alhaji Mohammed identified Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Road to Yesterday’, Bolanle Austen Peter’s ‘The Bling Lagosians’, ‘Waka The Musical’, Saro…

Buhari Mourns His Former Minister,Tam David-West

President Muhammadu Buhari has  expressed deep sorrow at the passage of his ally and friend, a man he usually called “the indomitable Tam David-West.” Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime. “He had an indomitable spirit, stood resolutely by whatever he believed in, and was in a class of…