CSOs want ECOWAS to adopt standards on presidential term extension

December 9, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

A Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), influencers and stakeholders have called on ECOWAS to adopt standards on presidential term extension in West Africa. They made the call on a roundtable discussion organised by the Civic Mobilization campaign initiated and led by West Africa Democracy Solidarity Network WADEMOS/TLP in Abuja on Friday with the aim to discuss and explore ways to strengthen Read More

Bago unveils green economy blueprint at COP28

December 8, 2023 Content Editor 0

Governor Umaru Bago of Niger state on Friday unveiled a strategic green economy blueprint document for the state to the global community at the ongoing COP28 Climate Summit in the United Arab Emirates. According to Bago, this was to reposition Niger as the leading state in green economy in Nigeria. He said the key mandates of the green economy Initiative, Read More

We’ll do everything to actualise vision for boundaries mgt – Shettima

December 8, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima has said the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would do everything possible to actualise government’s vision in the management of various boundaries in the country.  According to a statement issued Friday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Stanley Nkwocha, the VP gave the assurance earlier Read More

Lawmaker urges international organisations to support victims of farmers/herders clash in Benue 

December 7, 2023 Content Editor 0

The deputy chairman, Committee on Environment, House of Representatives, Hon. Terseer Ugbor, has again solicited the support of  international organizations for the victims  farmers/herders clash in Benue state. According to him, Benue state had been terribly hit by the clash and that there are over 20,000 deaths and thousands of disengaged people in the Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camps in Read More

2024 budget: National Assembly lauds interior ministry’s N1.2bn expatriate quotas in 10 months

December 7, 2023 Content Editor 0

Joint session of Committee of Interior of both Senate and House of Representatives, on Wednesday, lauded the Ministry of Interior for surpassing its budgetary target of N600million revenue from issuance of expatriate quotas in the 2023 fiscal year, by raking in the sum of N1.195billion from January to October this year. Chairman of the joint committee, Senator Adams Oshiomhole (Edo Read More

Senator Katung awards scholarship to persons with disabilities in Kaduna

December 6, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Senator representing Kaduna south Senatorial District, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung, has awarded scholarships to persons living with disabilities in his Senatorial District. Senator Katung made the announcement on the occasion of the 2023 International Day for Persons with Disabilities in Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state. Awarding the scholarship on Sunday in Kafanchan, the Senator said the Read More

Disability commission, JONAPWD stage road walk on awareness of accessibility law

December 6, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The National Commission for Persons With Disabilities (PWD), National Association of Persons with Physical Disabilities (NAPPD) and the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD ) amongst other organisations recently staged a road walk in the FCT to create awareness on the accessibility law which protects the rights and dignity of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The law is expected Read More

Kogi guber: Group urges Court of Appeal President to relocate Elections Petition Tribunal to Abuja over insecurity

December 6, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A socio-cultural group, Uk’Omu Igala Organization, has called on the President of the Court of Appeal, Monica Dongban-Mensem, to relocate the Kogi State Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal for the November 11, 2023 governorship elections to Abuja, in order to guarantee the safety of the members of the tribunal, litigants and the electoral materials . The group said the safety of Read More

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Pedies clothing built on foundation of creativity – Adeosun

December 6, 2023 Content Editor 0

Fonder of Pedies Clothing, a fashion designing brand Oluwatobi Adeosun has said the brand is poised to chart a trajectory of remarkable growth and innovation in the fashion industry. The brand created by an indigene of Ekiti state Adeosun has garnered attention for its unique designs and commitment to excellence. With a vision for brand expansion and creative exploration, Pedies Read More

Kaduna bombing: Women commiserate with victims, caution against unguarded utterances

December 6, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A non-partisan peace advocacy group, Women Action Alliance has sympathized with the Tudun Biri community in Kaduna state over the recent unfortunate incident. The group while condoling the victims advised war mongers taking advantage of the situation to castigate the military to keep quiet as the Armed Forces of Nigeria will not deliberately attack innocent citizens. In a press release Read More

Corruption allegations against Bichi figment of author’s imagination – Group

December 6, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A Civil Society Organisation, Competent Governance for Accountability and Civic Trust (CGACT), has described allegations of corruption against the Director General of Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi as a “figment of the author’s imagination.” In a statement made available to journalists, the group said the online lashing of Bichi by one Jackson Ude, is a misinterpretation of intent.It Read More

Ex-soldier sentenced to death for Killing Yobe Islamic cleric, accomplice bags 10years

December 6, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

A Yobe State High Court sitting in Potiskum Tuesday sentenced a dismissed soldier, Lance Corporal John Gabriel to death by hanging and Lance Corporal Adamu Gideon to 10 -years imprisonment at the Nigerian Correctional Service for killing Sheikh Goni Aisami. Justice Usman Zanna Mohammed who handed down the verdict, convicted Mr Gabriel with Nigerian Army number, N/A13/69/6522 attached to 241 Read More

Support Nigeria Automotive Industry Development Plan, NADDC appeals to Presidency, NASS  

December 5, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

  The Director General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Joseph Osanipin has called on investors who will have confidence to support the Nigeria Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP). The DG also called on the support of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the National Assembly so that the plan will be enacted.  The DG made this Read More

Centre calls for gender budgeting at custodial centers

December 5, 2023 Ene Oshaba 0

The Center for Gender Economics in Africa (CGE Africa) has canvassed for a gender-responsive budgeting that will prioritise the basic needs of female inmates and their children across custodial centers in the country. Its Executive Director, Uchenna Idoko, made the call in Abuja during a project Inception meeting on assessment of rehabilitation programmes and government budgets for female inmates and Read More

IGP donates N5.6m to families of inspector, 2 civilians

December 5, 2023 Sidi A. Umar 0

The Nigerian Police Force has donated the sum of five million, six hundred and ten thousand, four hundred and sixty nine naira twelve kobo (N 5 , 610, 469, 12) to the families of late inspector and 2 civilians who died recently. This was contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Sokoto by the Police Public Relations Read More

FG funded only 422 delegates to COP-28 in Dubai, Malagi clarifies

December 4, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

… Says Tinubu, Nigerian delegates in Dubai for serious business, not jamboree Minister of information and national orientation Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi says the federal government funded only 422 persons to the ongoing Climate Summit in Dubai, otherwise called COP-28 According to him, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other officials on the federal government delegation are in Dubai for serious Read More

CSOs laud mining DG on agency’s transformational drive

December 4, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

No fewer than 100 civil society groups have passed a vote of confidence on the Director General of the Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office (NMCO), Engr. Obadiah Simon Nkom, for his exceptional and transformative leadership. The groups, under the aegis of the Nigeria Civil Rights Movement, said that Engr Nkom has effectively and efficiently aligned with the Renewed Hope Agenda of Read More

Kaduna lawmaker Gaiya leads hundreds of PDP decampees to APC

December 4, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

A two term member representing Zango Kataf/Jaba federal constituency Godfrey Ali Gaiya weekend led hundreds of supporters of the People’s Democratic party (PDP) who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zone three of Kaduna state. Speaking shortly after a rally at Sabon Gari Chori, Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna state, the Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Read More

NAF denies killing civilians in Kaduna

December 4, 2023 Content Editor 0

The Nigerian Air force (NAF) has debunked news making the rounds aledging that it’s aircraft accidentally killed innocent civilians in Kaduna.A statement Monday by NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet described the report as false.He said the NAF has not carried out any air operations within Kaduna state and environs in the last 24 hours. ” Also, note that the Read More