Buhari Appoints Kyari As New NNPC GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Mele Kolo Kyari as the new GMD of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The President also appointed seven Chief Operating Officers alongside Kyari. The newly appointed officers are to work with current officeholders till July 7, 2019, for a smooth transition to take place. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Thursday by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Ndu Ughamadu. “President Buhari has directed that the New GMD and the newly appointed COOs work with the current occupiers of the…

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GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON COMMENDS NYSC MANAGERS

The founder of National Youth Service Corps, General Yakubu Gowon has commended the management of National Youth Service Corps for mentoring graduate youths towards becoming responsible leaders in the society. He said the NYSC Scheme has instilled the spirit of selfless service into many Corps Members across the country. General Gowon gave this commendation when the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim visited him in his office in Abuja. While congratulating the DG on his appointment, the former Head of State expressed his delight that the NYSC Scheme has…

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The David Oyedepo Foundation Calls For Full Scholarship Applications

The David Oyedepo Foundation calls for applications From Africans who are looking to pursue an Undergraduate degree program in Landmark University and Covenant University Nigeria. The scholarship program awards scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries, and have been offered admission to specific universities in Nigeria. This scholarship program covers Full Academic fees for a maximum of 4-5 years, Travel allowances, Feeding allowances and Medical/Health Insurance or allowance. Application Deadline: 14th July 2019 Eligible Countries: Africa Type: Undergraduate Eligible Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Computer…

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Kogi Politics: Between Thunder and Lion

By Achema Ochemeje In Igala, a language spoken by the larger population of Kogi State, the word Akpabana, meaning Thunder is not an idle word. Mere pronunciation of the word calls everybody to attention, with persons of questionable character scampering for cover. You can swear by anything but not Akpabana because it may not wait for the rainy season before it strikes its victims. Akpabana strikes with incomparable precision, bright and brief. It is the messenger of the God of Justice and vengeance. It is therefore not surprising that the…

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May 29: See How Amosun Signed Out As Governor Of Ogun State

The outgoing Governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday surprised the people of the state as he read the 8p.m. news on the state-owned television station, OGTV. Igbere TV reports that the governor read the news together with OGTV newscaster, Kemi Ewedairo Yusuph (Mrs). Amosun, dressed in “agbada” attire and his long cap, read the news on the last day of his eight-year reign in Ogun to say thank you to the people of the state for the cooperation given to his administration.

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Atiku Visits Zamara Governor-elect Mutawalle After Supreme Court Victory(photos)

HE Alhaji Atiku Abubakar paid a courtesy visit to Mallam Bello Mutawalle ( Zamfara State Governor-elect ) to celebrate with the party and the new Governor-elect after the Supreme Court  verdict/INEC declaration. He was accompanied by HE Otumba Gbenga Daniel and other dignitaries. See more photos below

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Breaking: Theresa May Resigns

British Prime Minister, Theresa May has resigned. Mrs. May announced her resignation on friday morning in an emotional address that she will step down as conservative leader on June 7 after failing to convince MPs to support her Brexit deal. she broke down in tears as she said serving as prime minster was “the honor of my life” “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,”May, her voice breaking with emotion, said in a statement outside…

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Lagos To Rome: OAP Mark Otabor got AS Roma endorsement deal

Max Fm OAP, Mark Otabor, who did a 43 seconds commentary after AS Roma sent Barcelona FC packing from UEFA Champions League last season has finally been rewarded for his passion as he got a deal with the football club. AS Roma announced on their twitter handle that OAP Mark Otabor will fly to Rome this weekend for the first time Reacting to the invitation, He Wrote My Beautiful Family, thanks for the Anniversary GIFT, it’s been 10years in Broadcasting and i am super excited I’m grateful for everything, I…

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Press Release: NDLEA Boss debunks Rumour on Nigerian Team visit to Thailand

In a Press statement made available to news men today, the NDLEA Boss, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) has reacted to the misinformation in the media about his visit with the Executive Governor of Ondo State His Excellency Rotimi Akeredolu to the Republic of Thailand. He denounced the information that He and the Ondo Governor traveled to Thailand to learn how to grow Cannabis sativa for medicinal purpose or economic gain. Exerpts: This is far from the truth.  I wish to by this statement categorically denounce the misleading information. At…

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EFCC Should Stop This Witch-hunt Against Me -Saraki

Saraki mourns Sen. Mustapha Bukar

Press Release May 7, 2019 EFCC Should Stop This Witch-Hunt Against Saraki 1. We have noted a statement issued yesterday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in reaction to a news story published by a national newspaper, based on the letter written by the commission to the Kwara State Government in which it demanded for all details of salaries, allowances, estacode or any other entitlement enjoyed by Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate, during his tenure as Governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011. 2.…

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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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Kwankwaso, Adeleke, Idris Wada, Visit Dino Melaye Over Death Of Mother (Photos)

The Nigeria Senator from Kogi State, Senator Dino Melaye got visited by dignitaries from the country as he lost his mother recently. Among those that visited him are, Kwankwaso, Senator Adeleke (who he referred to as a “Governor in waiting” Former Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, Senator Adua, Otumba Runsewe. See photos…

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Priscilla Ekwere: First Female To Have Her Signature On The N1000 Note

For the very first time in Nigeria’s 59-year history, the signature of a woman, Priscilla Ekwere Eleje, goes on the naira.  Eleje, who has been acting director of currency and operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been confirmed substantive director. She is the first female director of currency in the history of the bank, and her signature has been appended on the naira — breaking another glass ceiling. Ladi Kwali, Nigeria’s foremost potter, is the only woman on the naira, taking a spot at the back of…

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Bishop Oyedepo Distributes Relief Materials To IDPs In Maiduguri

By Olatunji Omirin, Maiduguri Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide (LFC) has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri. Represented by State Pastor in-charge of Maiduguri, Pastor Victor Samaila, Oyedepo who last visited Maiduguri in May, 2018, said the gesture was part of the church’s effort to reach out to displaced persons across the country. He said it was incumbent on all well meaning citizens to make efforts to bring succour to the displaced persons and the church decided to evolve a programme…

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NGO donates Uniforms to 103 pupils, train 16 job seekers on tailoring in kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.  Ladi Memorial Foundation (LMF) a Non-Governmental Organisation ( NGO) has  donated uniforms to indigent  103 pupils of LGEA Primary School, Ileke, Olamaboro Local Government area of Kogi. Just as the  Chateko Vocational Institute an arm of the foundation  has also trained  16 unemployed youths on garment making and tailoring.  Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, the founder of the institute stated that the sixteen indigent youths were trained for six months in the art of garment making adding that everything needed were provided for all the trainees free of charge, including materials,…

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AD Set To Win Lagos State

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy,AD in Saturday’s election in Lagos State, Chief Owolabi Salis, has expressed confidence that his party stands a better chance to coast to victory. Salis while addressing newsmen in Lagos recently opined that his party would trounce the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s poll. Chief Salis popularly called ‘Oba Mekunu’, noted that his decision to participate in the election was based on his passion for the less privileged and to guarantee a formidable and beneficial economic status for the citizenry, stressing,…

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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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