FG committed to police reforms – Perm sec

February 22, 2024 Benjamin Umuteme 0

 The permanent secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Dr. Sani Gwarzo, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to implement a comprehensive police reform.  The permanent secretary, who stated this during the bi-monthly consultative meeting of the Directors/Heads, reform coordination, and service improvement in Abuja, said the reforms revolutionise the policing landscape by fostering inclusivity, community engagement, intelligence-driven operations, and technological integration.  The permanent secretary said currently, the ministry is spearheading Read More

North-central group sets up committee, tasks Tinubu on National intelligence service 

February 10, 2024 Admin II 0

The North Central Development Initiative (NCDI) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to consider the establishment of a National Intelligence Service (NIS) to counter insecurity. Speaking Saturday in Abuja, during the inauguration of the Initiative’s nine standing committee, expected to pilot its affairs for the year 2024, the Director General/National Coordinator of NCDI, Comrade Musa Ali Otigba, said the NIS Read More

I’m committed to delivering on ministry’s mandate – New Environment permanent secretary 

January 23, 2024 Admin II 0

The new Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mahmud Adam Kambari, has pledged his commitment to support and cooperate with the management and staff to deliver on the mandate of the ministry. The Permanent Secretary, who disclosed on his first day in office in Abuja, added that he is committed to fostering an environment that encourages open communication, where every staff Read More

Housing ministry committed to Diaspora housing initiatives – Dangiwa

December 12, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has expressed its willingness to support Diaspora initiatives in the housing and urban development space towards making a change in the housing and urban development narrative of the country The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Architect Ahmed Musa Dangiwa said this on Tuesday when the Chairperson, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Read More

FG committed to mental well-being of Nigerian youth – Minister

November 24, 2023 Donald lorchir 0

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that the Nigerian youth enjoy sound mental health in order to contribute their quota to the overall development of their fatherland. Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, stated this in Abuja during a ministerial roundtable and launch of policy document on mental health, organised by the Federal Ministry of Read More

FG committed to ensure proper management of excreta, sanitation challenges

November 21, 2023 Helen Oji 0

The Federal Government is committed to addressing the sanitation challenges in the country and ensuring proper management of excreta. The Minister of Environment, Balarabe Lawal Abbas, said this in his message to commemorate World Toilet Day in Abuja, with this year’s theme: “Accelerating Change” is quite apt as it inspires every individual to take personal action to help improve toilets Read More

Kaduna committed to 27% contraceptive national target rate by 2024 – Perm sec 

November 13, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Kaduna state government says it is committed to financing family planning to achieve the federal government’s 27 per cent modern contraceptive prevalence rate (MCPR) among women of reproductive age by 2024. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Aisha Sadiq, stated this over the weekend in Kaduna during a project mid-dissemination meeting of the Society for Family Read More

Reps committed to actualising better Nigeria – Agbese

August 19, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

The 10th House of Representatives is fully committed to a better and prosperous Nigeria, its deputy spokesman, Hon Philip Agbese, has said. Agbese spoke to members of the press at a dinner reception organised in honour of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The lawmaker who represents Ado/ Okpokwu/ Read More

Gombe: We’re committed to affordable health care services – Inuwa

August 10, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has said his administration’s commitment to achieving universal health coverage is centred on providing people with access to high-quality, reasonably priced health care services. This was disclosed in a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General (Press Affairs), Government House, Gombe. The governor gave the national officials of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), led Read More

Tinubu/Shetima support group vows to mobilise 3m votes in Southeast 

January 2, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Ahead of the 2023 general polls, a campaign support group for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC presidential project under the platform of Southeast Progressives Movement for Tinubu/Shettima, has vowed to mobilise not less three million votes for the party’s flagbearer and his running mate in the geo-political zone. To this end, they called on the  electorate in the 129 Read More

Osun govt withdraws case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

October 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government, Friday, withdrew case instituted against some loyalists of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who are standing trial on alleged breach of peace. The defendants are leaders of the splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP). They are Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former party secretary and chairman of the factional APC, former State Chairman of the party, Read More

Chieftaincy: Osun court jails 6 for impersonation

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An Osun atate high court aitting in Osogbo, Wednesday sentenced six persons to nine months imprisonment for impersonating kingmakers. The convicts were said to have paraded themselves as kingmakers and members of Ataoja in council to install one Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi as Baale of Irepodun Community, Osogbo. The convicts are: Akande Suleiman, Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, Prince Lateef Jayeola, Basiru Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

Ban on charcoal export affecting foreign exchange – Stakeholders

September 30, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The National Union of Charcoal Exporters has expressed worry over the continued ban on the exportation of charcoal, saying charcoal export was a major contributor to the Nigerian economy. This was the bone of contention at the meeting convened by the union in collaboration with the federal ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment in Abuja According to the Director, Commodities Read More

Independence: Let’s eschew do-or-die politics, APC tells PDP, others

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to building a solid foundation that will stand the test of time, institute good governance and service delivery, even as the country marks 61-year independence anniversary. The ruling party, however, called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition political parties to eschew politics of do-or- Read More

Nigeria @61: Yoruba group warns against agents of destruction

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigeria marks its 61st independence anniversary, the nation’s youths have been urged to shun agents of destruction who are bent on using them to cause trouble within the polity. The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) while making the call also noted what it termed as “the resilience and commitment to the ideal of our forefathers” is what has kept the Read More

eNaira ‘ll reposition Naira, enhance its value, says NCAG

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Citizens Action Group (NCAG) has described the plan by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to introduce eNaira on October 1 as a good move.The NCAG said that the digital currency will reposition the naira and enhance its value. NCAG, in a statement by its National Coordinator, Rt. Hon. Obe Agu, in Abuja, urged the CBN Governor, Godwin Read More

Ogun: Man arrested for impregnating, aborting for a 16-year-old niece

September 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 52-year-old man, Jimoh Mutaliu has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for impregnating and procuring abortion for his 16-years-old niece. The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the victim’s father. A statement by the command’s spokeperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated that the victim’s father discovered that his 16 years old Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

2022: Prepare your handover note, PDP tells Oyetola

September 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke, Tuesday arrived Osogbo, the state capital, to prepare for the 2022 governorship election in the state. Receiving members of the party in Osogbo, Adeleke advised Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to begin writing his handover note and prepare to leave the government house Read More

Excitement as Titan Trust Bank opens Apapa, Lagos branch

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art branch located at 17, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos for commercial operations. A statement by the lender said the development is in furtherance of its efforts to offer customers endearing experience. The lender further noted that the new branch provides a full suite of banking products and services for retail Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Breaking: BBNaija season 6 housemate pulls out

August 16, 2021 Admin III 0

Big Brother Naija, Shine Ya Eye’ housemate, Kayvee, has withdrawn from the show barely two weeks after joining alongside JMK, Michael and Queen. According to reports, Kayvee was advised to withdraw from the game due to his recent struggle with mental health. The announcement of Kayvee’s departure was made known to all the Housemates in a statement released by Big Read More