IGP decorates newly promoted DIGs and inaugurated vibrant IGP teams

By Juliet Ezeh, Abuja Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar Adamu  today decorated 8 Newly promoted DIG’s and also  inaugurated the IGP management teams.The newly decorated DIGs are ; Usman Tilli Abubakar, Abdul Majid Ali, Aminchi Samaila Baraya, Fredrick Taiwo Lakanu, Godwin C. Nwobodo, Yakubu O. Jibrin, Usman Yakubu, and Anthony Ogbizi Michael. The event was held today at the peacekeeping hall of the Nigeria Police headquarter Abuja.The IGP at the decoration ceremony of the DIG’s and inaugural ceremony of the IGP teams expressed that the task of policing a complex nation…

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Governor Bello affirms revival of Ajaokuta Steel Company as top priority

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has affirmed that the revival of Ajaokuta Steel Company remained top priority to the Federal and State Government. He made this remark on Sunday in Idah, at the Civic Center within the palace premises of the Attah of Igala, HRH Dr. Micheal Ameh Oboni Ii, while receiving the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo who was on a scheduled visit to the region. The Governor thanked God for the safety of the Vice President and his entourage after their helicopter crashed landed in Kabba, while…

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Nigeria: The Anaemia of a Bleeding Nation

Nigeria: The Anaemia of a Bleeding Nation is a vivisection of the problem with Nigeria by Dr. Anthony Ohanyere N. mni. It offers a penetrating insight into the failure of leadership in Nigeria and the performances of the Nigerian leaders, past and present which Daily Mandate has offered to serialize. In his reflection of what he captioned “Leadership Question,” the author has no kind words for Nigerian leaders. Enjoy the excerpts: It is not contestable that those who struggled and secured our national independence did great job and are deserving…

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Seadogs raise awareness on HIV/AIDS

All over the globe, December Ist, is set aside by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a special day to raise awareness on the prevalence of the dreaded HIV/AIDS pandemic that ravages the world. The aims however is to continually bring to people’s consciousness the paramount need to be protected and thereby help reduce the spread of the virus. This is why the theme of 2018 campaign is hinged on, “know your status”. In principle, WHO urges people to know their infection status through testing and access to treatment and…

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600 million Africans still lack access to electricity——- ECA Chief…as Nigeria hosts Africa Trade Forum 2018

(ECA), Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, said in an age of trade wars, Africa is sending a strong message that trade deals and reforms can be approached through consensus-building and cooperation, leaving no one behind. According to ECA studies, Africa is less industrialized today than it was three decades ago. The continent’s manufacturing share of output and exports has steadily declined, and Africa’s exports remain largely concentrated in primary commodities and raw materials. Through AfCFTA, industrialization will help create employment for Africa’s growing youth population, thereby improving livelihoods, access to education…

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U.S threatens Russia with atomic weapons-Iranian President

U.S threatens Russia with atomic weapons-Iranian President

U.S threatens Russia with atomic weapons-Iranian President By Bimbo Ogunnaike with agency report Iran has accused the United States of threatening Russia with new atomic weapons after Washington published a document outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities to deter others. Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani  made the allegation on Sunday,saying U.S which is always against weapons of mass destruction, now threatening another country with it. “The Americans are shamelessly threatening Russia with a new atomic weapon.The same people who supposedly believe that using weapons of mass destruction is a crime against…

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Tesla turns 50,000 Aussie homes into solar power generators

Tesla turns 50,000 Aussie homes into solar power generators By Bimbo Ogunnaike with agency report In a landmark plan to turn houses into a giant, interconnected power plant,South Australia State government has  announced that some 50,000 homes would receive solar panels and Elon Musk’s Tesla batteries. The State Premier, Jay Weatherill, announced  the development in a press statement he issued on Sunday. South Australia is already home to world’s biggest battery in an Elon Musk-driven project to provide electricity for more than 30,000 homes. The state government has since been…

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French military helicopters crashed, killed five people in Southern France

French military helicopters crashed, killed five people in Southern France

French military helicopters crashed, killed five people in Southern France By Bimbo Ogunnaike with agency report No fewer than five people lost their lives after two French military helicopters belonging to an army flight training school crashed in southern France. The incident took place around halfway between Marseille and Nice on Friday. Security sources and a local authority official put the death toll at five, although that is yet to be confirmed. According to regional newspaper, emergency services have set up a crisis center to coordinate the search and rescue effort.…

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