NYSC seeks more ICT centres in state secretariats

The National Youth Service Corps has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capital Territory Orientation Camp in other State Secretariats in order to further strengthen the ICT platform of the Scheme. The NYSC Director-General, Shu’aibu Ibrahim, who was at the NITDA Corporate Headquarters in Abuja, pleaded with NITDA to avail more State Secretariats with the opportunity given to the FCT Secretariat. General Ibrahim recalled that NITDA and NYSC have a long-standing relationship…

Breaking: Gunmen Assassinate Aso Rock Assistant Director

Unidentified gunmen have murdered an Assistant Director attached to the State House, Laetitia Naankang Dagan in Abuja on Tuesday. Her death was confirmed by Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, in a statement obtained by DAILY POST on Tuesday. Arabi described the killing of Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, as “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family, but also the entire State House.” 47-year Ms. Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely…

PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR 2019 AWARDEES/WINNERS

1, Hon. Barr. Beni B. Lar PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR 2019 2, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 3, Hon. Ahmed Idris Maje OUTSTANDING POLITICAL PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 4, Mallam Al’Hassan Saleh Yakmut OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANT OF THE YEAR 5, Compt. Nde Victor Dimka LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD 6, Elder, Bitrus Bako Nabasu MNI, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 7, Dame Pauline Tallen, ICON OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT 8, Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos BEST PERFORMING REPS MEMBER OF THE YEAR 9, Major GEN. Augustine Agundu, AMBASSADOR FOR…

FG rescues another Nigerian from execution in Saudi Arabia

For the second time in 10 months, the Federal Government of Nigeria through its agencies, has rescued another Nigerian, Malam Ibrahim Ibrahim,an indigene of Zamfara state, from being executed by Saudi Arabia authorities over drug related matters. This cheering news is contained in a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations of NIDCOM in Abuja on Tuesday. The Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa announced the cheering news to stakeholders on Migration and Diaspora affairs in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa said, Ibrahim, a Cleric, was an innocent Nigerian that…

INFERNO : Gov Sani Bello sympathises with Kutigi Community

Niger State Governor, Alh Abubakar Sani Bello has sympathized with the people of Kutigi in Lavun local government Area, over the accident that led to an explosion that razed down several houses and affected 34 persons. Governor Sani Bello in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel Berje, expressed sadness over the loss of four lives and property as a result of the inferno and prayed for the quick recovery of those injured and were receiving treatment at the General Hospital Kutigi as well as those…

ASUU Rejects Anti Sexual Harassment Bill, Says Bill  Confusing, Discriminating

Whe Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected “The Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Educational Institution Bill, 2019” otherwise known as Anti Sexual Harassment Bill insisting that the bill “violets all known global norms and legal principles,” “jurisprudentially weak” and of “no probative value and therefore, should “die naturally.” ASUU in a position paper presented at the Public Hearing of the bill at the National Assembly on Monday by the National President of the Union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi stated that the bill under review, aside…

IOM, NIDCOM restate commitment to Diaspora matters

Diaspora Data Mapping and Registration, Skills and Knowledge Transfer as well as Draft National Diaspora Policy were issues on the front burner as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) brain stormed in Abuja. The Representative of the Chief of Mission, IOM, Elizabeth Poage, (National Project Officer, Labour, Migration and Diaspora) stated that the meeting was to give status and update on the Draft National Diaspora Policy and Action Plan and the establishment of the Standing Committee for effective coordination with relevant Stakeholders. The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians…

Park Managers: Make trouble, go to jail, Oyo warns NURTW members

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours. A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Public Works and Infrastructure, Professor Raphael Afonja, noted that the government of Governor Seyi Makinde would bring the full weight of the law to bear on anyone caught disturbing peace and order in the state. The government further…

Osinbanjo, Governors Sani-Bello, Fayemi, others in attendance, …as Gov Emmanuel Udom buries father

Dignitaries from all walks of life including the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, former Nigerian Presidents, serving and past Senate Presidents, serving and past Governors, law makers, traditional rulers, Business Moguls and Technocrats converged on Awa-iman in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State to pay their last respect to the late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, father to the Akwa Ibom State Governor,Emmanuel Udom. who was buried on Saturday.   The event which can best be described as a convergence of prominent Nigerians in Akwa Ibom had speakers eulogising…

Gov Oyetola congratulates El-Rufai @ 60

The State of Osun, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has congratulated Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary. In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ismail Omipidan, Governor Oyetola lauded El-Rufai’s outstanding accomplishments as governor of Kaduna State, describing him as a true progressive who has redefined governance in the state. “On behalf of the government and the good people of the State of Osun, I felicitate with our brother, the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on the occasion…