NUJ President cautions Buhari on insecurity

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Comrade Chris Isiguzor has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to urgently overhaul the security architecture to tame the widespread insecurity of  lives and property across the country. The President gave the advise on Thursday in Lokoja, at the grand finale of the Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists 2019 press week. He reminded the government  of their principal responsibility  to ensure safety of lives and property disclosed that the present trend in which people’s lives…

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Benue Assembly Condemn plans to establish Fulani Ruga Settlements for Herdsmen

Benue State House of Assembly has condemn in strong terms recent plan by the Federal Government to establish Ruga settlements for Herdsmen with the claim that it would stop Open Grazing by Herdsmen and end Herdsmen/Farmers crises across the country. The Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Hon Titus Uba rejected the move in Makurdi. Speaking to newsmen, he said ” I like to condemn in strong terms recent plan of the Federal Government to set Fulani Rugs Settlement across the country which has been approved by the…

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Mustapha Mona Audu promises to liberate kogi from poverty

ATABOR JULIUS The frontline aspirant  of the All Progressives Party  [APC] for the  November 16 Kogi State  governorship election ,Prince Mona Mustapha  Audu ,  has promised to work towards the emancipation of the people  from poverty and  socio  economic  deprivations pervading the state. Mustapha Mona  Audu  made the promise on  Sunday in Lokoja , the state’s  capital , when he kick started his campaign for the Lugard House which was  witnessed by thousands of his supporters  and  party faithful who  participated in  a memorable “Walk for Freedom “  on June…

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You cannot license preachers, court tells El Rufai

Ben Agande A Kaduna State High Court, presided over by Justice Hajaratu Gwadah on Wednesday declared that the Kaduna state government has no right to screen and issue licences to religious preachers in the state. El Rufai, Kaduna Governor The state High court however asserted that the government has the right to regulate religious activities in the state. The judgement was delivered in suit filed by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), challenging the constitutionality of the bill on the regulation of religious preaching in the state. The Bill which…

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Kogi Govt, NEWMAP sign Multi-billion Naira Erosion control projects

Kogi Government along side Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Peoject, NEWMAP on monday signed the contracts for the stabilisation, reclamation and Channeling of Adumu and Agassa erosion sites in Olamaboro and Okene respectively towards ensuring a lasting solution to concerns of environmental degradation in those areas. The agreement was signed by Governor Bello, the NEWMAP representatives, alongside the contractors at the Governor’s office, Lokoja. Governor Bello noted that his government cared for the people of the State by ensuring that the environment where they lived in was safe and conducive…

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Sanwo-Olu increases LASTMA officers allowance, warns against Corruption, Harassment

…Says No Cabinet Member Will Be Exempted From Traffic Rules Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced one hundred percent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA officials to encourage and motivate the workers in the performance of their duties and also in fulfilment of his vision to make traffic management and transportation number one priority in his administration. Governor Sanwo-Olu made this announcement on Friday during an interactive session with staff of the agency when he paid an official visit to the operation’s Headquarters…

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Rochas Okorocha Leaving Imo Government House In Style (Photos)

Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that his tenancy in Imo State Government House where he has lived in the past eight years as governor has expired and also his governorship, stating that whatever has a beginning must have an end. The governor also stated that he enjoyed the wonderful support of Imo people as their governor for eight years adding that some of the elite who had certain reservations about his administrations must have had their reasons, adding that he has done very well as the governor of the State…

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Press Release: STOP DISTURBING OUR ROYAL FATHERS AND STOP DESECRATING THEIR PALACES (SCIN)

We the members of the SUPREME COUNCIL of IGALA NATION (SCIN) world wide at this point in the life of the IGALA nation and by extention the life of kogi state deem it extremely necessary to grant this press release. Supreme council of Igala Nation is peaceful pan IGALA organisation with membership spread across the globe made up of all IGALAs from Kogi State, Ondo State, Oyo State, Anambra State, Enugu State, Rivers/Bayelsa State all in Nigeria and IGALAs from Democratic republic of Congo plying our trades in different parts…

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Rotimi Akeredolu Repairing 300 Vehicles Used By Past Administrations In Ondo

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu rehabilitating over 300 old vehicles that have recklessly used and condemned. The State Chairman of Logistics and Ideas, Oluwole Okunnuga, revealed that the state government is repairing more than 300 vehicles used to waste and will soon be a useful tool to service the government. He also said he believe there are more than 600 government vehicles in the state that have been recklessly used but they are currently working on 300 of them. See photos

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Serving humanity my passion Hon. John Aduga, Ankpa Administrator

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. As a child, it always gladdened my heart whenever I have the opportunity to render assistance to some people. It is always a thing of joy for me whenever there is an opportunity for me to extend benevolence to humanity as giving has become a passion for me. “And the opportunity to demonstrate my passion came when I got employed by Total Nigeria plc. I was able to use my vantage position to add value to my people and our land. I couldn’t get full satisfaction because of my limitations. However,…

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Chinese Man, Mike Zhang Crowned A Chief In Kano

A Chinese trader has been crowned as a chief in Kano, Nigeria. The Emir of Kano, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II has approved the appointment and instalment of a Chinese man, Mr Mike Zhang, as a chief and leader of the growing Chinese community in the northern Nigerian state. This was done in a bid to enhance interaction and business with the Chinese in Kano State. Mike Zhang’s new title of Wakilin Yan China, translates to ‘leader of the Chinese residents’ and represents the growing importance of the community in Kano.

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Bishop Oyedepo Reacts To Apostle Suleman’s Private Jet

The presiding Bishop of the Living Faith, David Oyedepo, has reacted to the report of Apostle Johnson Suleman buying a new private jet. Apostle Johnson Suleman reportedly bought a private jet for the propagation of the gospel, and speaking on the development, Bishop Oyedepo noted that Winners chapel is planning to acquire more jets for its pastors to make the work easier for them. Speaking with Church Gist, he said; “I’m glad when the media insists we have 8 aircraft….but very soon, all our pastors will be flying and we’ll…

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Kogi commences 2nd immunization against killer diseases

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) on Wednesday flagged-off the second round of 2019 Local Immunisation Days (LIDs) of children against six-killer diseases in Obeiba, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Dr Abubarka Yakubu, Executive Director, KSPHCDA, at the LIDs’  inauguration ceremony in Obeiba, said the LIDs program was organised to enhance the agency’s Routine Immunization (RI) performance across the State and by extension the State report at the National level. According to Yakubu, the first round of 2019 LIDs was flagged off at…

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Wendy Okolo, The First Black Woman To Earn A Doctorate In Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Wendy Okolo is a Nigerian-born National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) aerospace engineer and the first Black woman to earn a doctorate in the field. According to her profile on the organization’s website, Okolo works as a special emphasis programs manager at Ames Research Center and is a research engineer in the Discovery and Systems Health Technology (DaSH) Area. Her role includes researching control systems applications, systems health monitoring and creating solutions for issues related to the designing of aircraft and spacecraft.  She earned her B.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010 and…

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4 People Rescued From Collapsed Building In Oke Arin, Lagos

Four people have been rescued from the collapsed building in Oke Arin, Lagos Island, Lagos. The building located at No 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, reportedly collapsed some few hours ago and rescue operations have begun immediately on the site. According to report, the build collapsed during the demolition of another building by officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency. The four people were rescued by the firefighters at the scene and they have been taken to the hospital for medical treatments The Director of the Lagos State Fire…

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Court terminates charges against Alex Badeh

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday terminated the charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the late former Chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh. Mr Badeh was killed by gunmen last year when returning from his farm in Nasarawa State.The court presided over by Okon Abang in its judgement found Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, the company which is standing trial with Mr Badeh, guilty of the charges. It ordered that all properties of the company in line with the 10-count amended charge be…

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Let us uphold our core societal values -Col. Abdallah

The Chairman/Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah has called on all stakeholders in drug control, which includes and not limited to teachers, parents, government, imams, pastors, community leaders and political parties to double their efforts in ensuring a return to core socio-cultural values. Abdallah made the call during a presentation on “Drug Abuse and National Security in Nigeria” to Course 27 of National Defence College, NDC, Abuja.

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