FG partners NAICOM on new guidelines for government assets’ protection

August 29, 2023 David Agba 0

The federal government and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) have opened discussions to establish new guidelines for the insurance of government assets. The new strategy is being supported by the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, who has already opened talks with the Commissioner for Insurance (CFI), Olorundare Sunday Thomas. There are indicators that the new government Read More

NGX RegCO, ICAN sign MoU to enhance market regulation, investor protection

July 11, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

In its bid to further enhance the effectiveness of regulation and investor protection in the Nigerian capital market, NGX Regulation Limited (NGX RegCo) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). The signing of the MOU which took place on Monday signifies closer collaboration between NGX RegCo and ICAN and reinforces their Read More

WPFD: IPC’s quest for safety and protection of journalists

May 11, 2023 Admin III 0

In celebration of the 30th World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2023, the International Press Centre, (IPC) recently assembled stakeholders in a roundtable discussion. BAYO AGBOOLA reports. The list of discussants included a former commissioner in Lagos state, Hon Kehinde Bamigbetan, the vice president (South), Nigeria Guild of Editors, (NGE), Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Joseph Read More

The best night: Laylat Al-Qadr

April 7, 2023 Admin III 0

If one cannot draw spiritual benefit during this month (Ramadan), then in what other month can he find benefit? If one does not turn in repentance to his Lord during this month, then at what other time will he do so? If one slackens from doing good deeds now, then when will he do them? You should hasten to seize Read More

Rotary Club to build Peace Garden in UNIABUJA 

March 22, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Rotary Club of Abuja Maitama Tuesday has unfolded plans to build a Peace Garden in the University of Abuja.  The President of the Club, Rtn. Yusuf Alli unfolded the plan at the foundation laying ceremony for the garden and tree planting to mark this year’s International Day of Forests.  During the exercise, the Club planted some fruit trees for the Read More

20 northern CSOs to grill presidential candidates on poverty alleviation plans, others

November 27, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

The Conference of Northern States Civil Society Networks has raised an alarm over rising poverty level in the country, especially, in the northern part, insisting that all the 18 presidential candidates must explain to Nigerians their intentions to tackle it.  To this end, the group prayed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shall do everything possible to uphold its Read More

NSF: Police deploy massive security operatives in Delta 

November 27, 2022 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state Police command  Sunday said he  has ordered massive deployment of personnel across Asaba metropolis at Stephen Keshi Stadium, other venues where the events will be held. Commissioner of police, Mr Ali Mohammed, in a statement signed by police spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe, said hotels and other places where the participants will be accommodated would be covered by the Read More

Nigerian Laws protect foreign Investment – Malami

November 21, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said Nigerian Laws provide one of the best legal protection for foreign investors in the world. Malami made the assertion as he received the leadership of the Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) together with the visiting delegation from Egypt National Service Project Authority (NSPA), Cairo, led Read More

Minna airport gets 5 more security towers

October 29, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The federal government has approved the erection of five more watch towers at the Minna Airport in Niger state towards upgrading the security of the airport against vandalism and banditry. The airport manager, Alhaji Ahmed Adamu, disclosed this Friday during an awareness seminar held for host communities. Adamu said the additional security watch towers will further strengthen the protection of Read More

BASEPA begins fumigation of Bauchi towns against malaria

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the outbreak of malaria in Bauchi state in recent time, the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA) has begun fumigation of six local governments in the state against mosquitos. The Director General of the agency Dr Ibrahim Kabir who flagged off the exercise Saturday at government house Bauchi explained that the fumigation was part of efforts to kill mosquitos Read More

COAS calls for collaboration to secure national assets

October 4, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Farouq Yahaya has emphasised the need for collaboration among all stakeholders in securing national assets and infrastructure. Th COAS stated this at the Stakeholder’s summit on the Protection of Critical Infrastructure organized by Nigeria  Security and Civil Defence Corps in Abuja. The Army Chief who was represented by Director, Peacekeeping at the Department Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

FG wants attackers of firefighters in Kogi brought to book

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has condemned the reported attack on some firefighters and fire trucks by hoodlums in Kogi state, saying such act “is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not go unpunished.” Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Dr. Liman Ibrahim, has however has vowed that those behind the act described as ‘dastardly’ will surely be punished 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

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Zulum hails NALDA initiative, assures of protection of farm estates

September 2, 2021 John Oba 0

The Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum has commended the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) on the potential of it’s projects to create jobs for citizens of the state who lost their sources of livelihood to the current insurgency bedeviling the state. He further assured that sustainability plan had already been put in place to ensure that the Read More

Bauchi flags off phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination with 100, 296 doses

August 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government on Saturday flagged off the phase 2 of COVID 19 vaccination with 100,296 doses across the 20 local government areas of the state. The state Chairman Task Force on COVID-19 and deputy of Bauchi state Baba Tela, disclosed this during the inauguration of the phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi. He said the state received 100,296 Read More

FRSC not a revenue generating agency – Official

August 13, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said  the agency remains a safety corps  and not a revenue generating agency.  The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Bisi Kazeem said this in an interview  Thursday in Abuja. Kazeem said that it had become necessary for the Corps to serve this as a warning to those circulating fake news on Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

Prioritise safety, security of the Nigeria’s cyberspace, Pantami tells professionals

August 10, 2021 Admin III 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, on Tuesday tasked Information Technology professionals to prioritise the safety and security of the country’s cyberspace. Dr. Pantami who made the call during his address in Uyo, titled- The Imperatives of Cybersecurity for a Digital Economy said priority and preference should be given to cybersecurity as the capacity and Read More

Hijrah: University Don, monarch lament insecurity, call for self-protection

August 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Muslims in Osun state Monday lamented incessant killings and kidnapping in the country, calling on community leaders to provide security in their abodes.  The Vice Chancellor, Fountain University, Osogbo, Prof. Hamid Sanni, and the the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba AbduRasheed Olabomi, spoke at the Hijrah 1443 celebration in Osogbo, the state capital.  In his lecture titled “Insecurity Level in Nigeria, Tilting Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Eid el kabir: COAS observes Eid prayers with troops in Maiduguri

July 21, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. – Gen. Faruk Yahaya has performed this year’s Eid-El Kabir prayers with troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) at the 212 parade ground in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. According to a statement signed by Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu on Tuesday General Yahaya observed the prayers along Read More