Unemployed youth group commends NDE

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Unemployed Youth Association of Nigeria (UYAN) has commended the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) for its landmark achievements over job creation for the jobless Nigerians. The commendation was given at the NDE headquarters in Abuja recently when the association paid a courtesy visit to the Director –General of the NDE, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo and members of the management Read More

Trade unions seek ILO collaboration on protection of migrant workers

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Trade Unions from six regional organizations in the world have sought for support from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and other development partners for the protection of migrant workers and their families. Speaking at the end of a 2-day Multi-regional Dialogue On Migrant Workers Rights , which held in Nairobi Kenya, the group identified two key areas of collaboration as Read More

ITUC- Africa elects first female president, Odigie secretary  

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Regional Organisation of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) has elected the first female president Comrade Martha Tinny Molema. Comrade Molema, until her election at the just concluded 5th ordinary Congress of ITUC- Africa held in Nairobi Kenya from 28 to 30 November 2023, was the President of the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU). Molema’s election as well as Read More

Governors biggest beneficiaries of fuel subsidy removal – NASU

December 5, 2023 Moses John 0

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has accused state governors of being the biggest beneficiaries of the fuel subsidy removal which has plunged millions of Nigerians into abject poverty. The union however asked state governments yet to replicate the federal government’s wage award to federal employees as interim measure to cushion the hardship occasioned by the Read More

Kaduna bombing: JIBWIS condoles with Sultan, emir of Zazzau, demands probe 

December 5, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The national chairman, Council of Ulama, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Ikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), Sheikh Sani Yahaya Jingir, has cautioned the Nigerian military over the bombing of Muslim worshippers in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state. The Islamic group also called on the military hierarchy and the federal government to investigate the incident. Sheikh Jingir said the killing of innocent Read More

FG flags off cash transfer to Kogi vulnerable groups 

December 5, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Tuesday flagged off distribution of grants to over 3,000 vulnerable groups in Kogi state.  The 20,000 cash grant is meant to ameliorate poverty and cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal among vulnerable groups in Nigeria. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, while flagging off the distribution Read More

Court bars lawyer from E-Customs suit against FG 

December 5, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Justice Iyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the law firm of Nnoli and Okoye from participating in a suit on E-Customs Project instituted against the federal government by Bionica Technologies W.A. Limited. The law firm was disallowed from making representation in the suit following the dismissal of its request to take over from another law Read More

Hopes, expectations over 10th Reps legislative agenda 

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Over the years, each assembly of the House of Representatives do set for itself, a roadmap of its activities, so it was believed to be in tune the existing practice, when the 10th House recently unveiled its own legislative agenda. JOSHUA EGBODO X-rays the document amidst concerns over implementation Drafting team Weeks after the inauguration, Speaker of the 10th House Read More

Tragedy of the Tudun Biri 126

December 5, 2023 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

  It is indeed a tragedy, the bombing of Maulud celebrators in the village of Tudun Biri, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state, as is the deliberate bombing of innocent Palestinians in Gaza; babies roasted in hospitals, with innocent civilians mostly; killed and maimed, and not the militant Hamas or any other violent group.  Ordinary were people killed in Read More

Czech Envoy hands over classroom block to FOMWAN

December 5, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Czech Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Zdenek Krejct on Tuesday commissioned a block of classroom for FOMWAN Primary and Secondary School in Wuse 2, Abuja. The Ambassador, who was accompanied by Deputy Head of Mission Hana Trousilova and Trade & Development Counsellor Marie Nwanyanwu, opined that the facilities will further deepen collaborations between Nigeria and the Czech Republic. Ambassador Krejct while Read More

Under Tinubu, we are bridging trust deficit between Police, public – Imaan Sulaiman- Ibrahim

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Minister of State, Police Affairs, Hon. Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, speaks on what she is doing in rebuilding trust and bridging the trust deficit between the Nigerian public and the Police Force, as a way of supporting the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. There are apparent trust deficit between the Nigerian citizens and the Nigerian Police Force, what Read More

Arrest pitiable conditions in Nigeria varsities, ASUU tells Tinubu 

December 5, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Tuesday asked President Bola Tinubu to arrest the very pitiable conditions in Nigeria public universities. Chairman of the University of Ibadan chapter of ASUU, Professor Ayo Akinwole, who gave the charge said this can be done by reviewing the conditions of service in the public universities in terms of salaries, allowances, and infrastructure Read More

Focus on policies that can bring development, minister charges youth 

December 5, 2023 Donald lorchir 0

The Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, has admonished Nigerian youth to focus on outcome driven policy that paves the way for meaningful contribution to development of the country. The minister stated this at the unveiling of “Nigeria Youth Futures Fund” (NYFF) held at Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments, in Abuja. The minister said the unveiling of NYFF Read More

Kaduna bombing: Error admittance by army not acceptable – Islamic group 

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Islamic movement under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Ya’qoub El-Zakzaky, has condemned the attack on Tundun Biri village. The movement further described the Army attack as unacceptable and condemnable. It called for an investigation and compensation of the victim’s families. The attack which was reportedly carried out via a military drone against the village in Kaduna took place Sunday. Read More

ACF, NEF to FG: Investigate military drone attack on Tudun Biri

December 5, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) Tuesday expressed shock over Sunday’s army drone attack on Tudun Biri in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state. Consequently, the ACF and Northern Elders Forum (NEF) have called for full investigation to unearth the circumstances surrounding the attack and forestall a reoccurrence.  The NEF and Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), both condemned the attack Read More

AMAC: Like Mabushi, others, Maikalangu commences rehabilitation of Karmo Tsoho road

December 5, 2023 Paul Okah 0

  Few weeks after commencing the rehabilitation of Mabushi, Gosa and Dnako township roads, the Executive Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Christopher Zakka Maikalangu, Tuesday, performed the ground breaking ceremony to mark the commencement for the rehabilitation of Karmo Tsoho township road in the Council. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Karmo Tsoho road project, Maikalangu Read More

Akinbami submits accounting manual to NPFL board

December 5, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Chartered accountant and football administrator, Mr Vincent Akinbami, has put together an accounting manual for the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) board as part of efforts to reposition the League.   The accounting manual, which was presented by Akinbami at the instance of the NPFL Board Chairman, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, during an NPFL Staff Retreat in Abuja, was to help the Read More

Makinde presents N434.2bn 2024 budget to Oyo assembly 

December 5, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

Governor Seyi Makinde Tuesday presented a total budget of N434, 221, 765, 938.79 to the Oyo state House of Assembly for the 2024 fiscal year. Presenting the budget christened “Budget of Economic Recovery”, the governor said the figure is made up of a capital expenditure of NN222, 337, 320, 199. 85 and recurrent expenditure of N211, 884, 445,728.95. He stated Read More

Culture promotes dignity, well-being of society – Prof Gana 

December 5, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

  Former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Professor Jerry Gana Tuesday said culture and language are very important to the wellbeing of society because they promote social dignity and sense of unity. Gana who is chairman, Board of Trustees of the committee set up to reprint version of Nupe Bible translation, spoke during the inauguration of the Nupe Bible Read More

Serrano vacates WBC title in equality row

December 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Featherweight world champion Amanda Serrano has vacated her WBC title after the organisation refused to sanction 12 three-minute round contests. Serrano, 35, retained her WBA, WBO and IBF titles against Danila Ramos by unanimous decision in October. Women’s bouts are usually contested over 10 two-minute rounds. “The WBC has refused to evolve the sport for equality, so I am relinquishing their title,” Read More

On proliferation of ‘wives associations’

December 5, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Association of Defence and Police Officers wives. Nigeria Civil Defence Officers Wives. Association of Federal Road Safety Officers Wives. National Association of Speakers Wives’ Association of Wives of Secretary to State Governments. These are examples of wives’ associations that have cropped up in the Nigerian landscape. Originally, wives associations were more common in the military.  They are Army Officers wives Read More

Trial resumes as Court convicts 4 Boko Haram financiers

December 5, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has convicted four Boko Haram financiers. Those convicted on Monday are Modu Aisami, Zana Zarama, Umar Mohammed Bunu Kame. The prosecution led by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), secured their convictions after their separate arraignments before Justice Binta Nyako and Justice Emeka Nwite. The Read More

Strike balance, fairness in justice delivery, Fagbemi charges sentencing Judges

December 5, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

  The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has charged sentencing judges to strike balance and fairness while imposing sentences. The AGF condemned the act as well as arresting and locking minor offenders with hardened criminals. The situation according to him has led to minors becoming unreformed, saying it must stop. The AGF made the Read More

Ogun poly suspends classes over attack on students, launches online lectures

December 5, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The management of Gateway Polytechnic (ICT), Sapaade, Ogun State, has suspended all lectures following repeated attacks on students by suspected hoodlums The management directed the students to stay out of school for the next two weeks due to worsening insecurity around the polytechnic. Suspected hoodlums in the last two weeks have been attacking students in their hostels, raping, injuring and Read More