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Buhari Condemns Tiv, Jukun Clash, Orders Sponsors Arrested

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the inter-communal violence between Tiv and Jukun communities in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, which left dozens injured and several houses destroyed. President Buhari expressed deepest sympathies and condolences to the people and the government of Benue State over the losses recorded following the incident and wished the injured speedy recovery. The President reaffirmed that his government will not allow any group to incite hatred and violence against others, even as he commended the army, police and other security agencies for…

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Ambode Canvasses Support For Fight Against Insurgency

…Restates Commitment To Welfare Of Families Of Ex-Servicemen, Fallen Heroes  Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday urged Nigerians to support officers and men of the armed forces presently fighting the war against insurgency in the northern part of the country and other territorial threats, saying that their bravery and patriotism must never be in vain. Speaking after performing the laying of wreath and release of pigeons in commemoration of the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration held at Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) in Lagos, the Governor…

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SERAP To FG: ‘Ask AGF To Take Complaints Against CJN To NJC’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “instruct the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami SAN, to immediately withdraw the charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen and to send any allegations of breach of asset declaration provisions of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) to the National Judicial Council (NJC) for investigation.” The organization said: “Mr Malami should then request Justice Onnoghen as the Chairman of the NJC to recuse himself, so that the next most senior justice at…

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FRSC Recruits 4650 Candidates, 6 Months Training Begins

Over 4,650 successfully screened candidates for job with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) are undergoing a six-month training in three locations across the country. Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, who made this known in Abuja, on Friday said the locations include FRSC Academy , Udi Enugu for officers, Training school Jos for Inspectorate cadre and Nigeria Army Training Centre  Kontagora for Marshal’s cadre. He said the training had began on Tuesday and the candidates would go through a one-month internship in-between the duration of the training. Kazeem…

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Scores Fear Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

Scores of early morning commuters may have been injured as a passenger train derailed in the Mangoro area of Lagos causing heavy traffic for motorists and congestion on roads adjacent to the scene of the accident. Report has it that the accident occurred near Mangoro bus stop, Agege area in Lagos, with the number of casualties yet to be ascertained.The tragic incident which caused panic among road users, has caused confusion in the area.Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency arrived the scene early to evacuate the victims and…

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Ogun Charges Health Workers On Good Management

Ogun State health workers have been charged to be good managers of resources at their disposal as well as be committed in providing efficient health care services, so as to achieve optimum performance in the state health sector. The Permanent Secretary, Hospitals Management Board, Dr Adesanya Ayinde gave the charge at a two day training programme organised for Medical Director, Directors and Heads of Hospital across the State, held at the Valley View Auditorium, Abeokuta. Ayinde explained that team spirit, commitment and cooperation among hospital staff would result to better…

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Much Ado About Christmas, Reflections

Though there are arguments for and against the observance of Christmas day, each one of them somewhat logical, somewhat convincing, and somewhat commands followership and adherents; what cannot be denied and I think should not be denied is the fact that if it makes sense to celebrate the birth of mortals, much more so should the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ be. Convincingly even to his detractors is the fact that his personality is the most topical universally – from BC to AD. It is clear that mankind…

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 12 Finalists Emerge In UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2018

……..amidst Increase in Entries UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the twelve finalists for the 2018 edition of its annual National Essay Competition. The 12 finalists will sit for the second round of the competition, where three winners will emerge after undergoing supervised essay writing on a different topic from the original entry, on Saturday November 25, 2018 at the Bank’s headquarters in Lagos The 12 finalists were selected after a very tedious grading process undertaken by a distinguished…

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FG’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy Boosts Tourism – Minister

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy. The Minister made the assertion in Abuja on Monday, when he received members of the Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA), who are in Nigeria for a tour of heritage sites and other tourist attractions in the country. ”All our visitors here today got visa on arrival. That shows that the Federal Government’s visa-on-arrival policy is working,” he…

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