2020 WORLD NTD DAY: C’RIVER GOVT WON’T RELENT IN PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM – DR BETTA EDU

In a bid to ensure that the less privileges are given some element of succour, the Cross River State Government has assured the people that they will not neglect them in their difficult predicament. This call was made on Thursday during an event that was tagged ‘World neglected tropical diseases day’, with the theme ‘Beat NTDs. For Good. For All.’, that was organised by the Cross River Ministry of Health. Across health and development, world awareness days offer an annual opportunity to mobilize greater attention, action, and investment on priority…

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Boko Haram: Call for sack of service chiefs, handiwork of north-east politicians to discredit Buhari govt – CHRMG

The Coalition for Human Rights Monitoring Groups in Nigeria has described the call for the sack of the nation’s Security Chiefs as the handiwork of some selfish north-east politicians to discredit the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. The group was reacting to the recent call by some members of the National Assembly on President Buhari to sack the Service Chiefs over the state of security in the nation. Addressing newsmen at a press conference on Friday, the group said some North East politicians are not only sponsoring the call for the…

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National Security: Military under Buhari has been exceptional, wont be compromised for politicians – CALSER replies House of Reps

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has responded to the House of Representatives, describing the Nigerian military under President Muhammadu Buhari as “exceptional”, displaying unalloyed commitment and can’t be compromised for selfish politicians. CALSER made this known at a press conference on Friday in Abuja to address the avalanche of calls for the sack of Service Chiefs. In a press statement signed by President, Princess Ajibola, CALSER expressed utter disgust at the desperation of some self-serving politicians who have carried on with the campaign of calumny against…

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Zamfara Gov, Matawalle wins TheNigerian Security Icon Award

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State is set to bestowed with the prestigious award as “Security Icon of the Year” for 2019 by TheNigerian News Group. Since taking over the helm of affairs from Abdul’aziz Yari on May 29, Mr Matawalle earned wave review for his unorthodox, progressive and charismatic leadership style, especially in the area of security. Having inherited a state riddled with banditry, kidnap and other social vices, the onus was on the incoming government to erase these ills and restore peace. With improved collaboration with the military…

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C’River LG Polls: Chris Ogar Congratulates Barr Fabian O Ogbeche Over Emergence As PDP Consensus Chairmanship Candidate In Yala

…tasks leaders, stakeholders, other aspirants on party unity, supremacy Following the emergence of Barr Fabian Ogbeche as the concensus candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Yala Local Government in Cross River State, one of the frontline aspirants for the party’s Chairmanship ticket, Mr Christopher Ogar, on Thursday congratulated the winner. Mr Ogar who accepted the decision of the party in a congratulatory message dated January 30 and addressed to Barr Fabian, called on party leaders, stakeholders and fellow aspirants to unity. Noting that party is supreme, he…

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Fintiri lauds military for fighting insurgency headlong

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state has lauded the military in tackling the activities of insurgents headlong for peace and tranquility in the Northeast. Fintiri during his visit to 144 Battalion of the Nigeria Army base, Madagali said the military has rekindled consistent hopes of the people of the area. He assured that government would remained supportive to the security agencies in the state for liberating the state from insurgents. Lt. Col. Suleiman Abdussalam, the Commanding Officer of the battalion assured that the military would continue to discharge their duties…

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MTI: Nigeria is recording tremendous success with Fakuade as Chief Executive– ASJA, others

The Advocates for Social Justice for All (ASJA) and Concerned Civil Society Organizations for Transformation (CCSOT) has passed a vote of confidence on Chief Executive Officer, Metallurgical Training Institute, Mr. Olabode Fakuade. According to both civil society organisations, the CEO has recorded tremendous strides since his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Established in 1981, MTI is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, mandated to train Nigerians in the area of maintenance engineering with the aim of fast-tracking technological development. After over three decades…

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DOUGH ONAH NAMED CO-CHAIR OF AFRIKA YOUTH MOVEMENT NIGERIA HUB ON BIRTHDAY

It is double honour today for the National Vice President of #Project1000, a solution-driven urban professionals forum, Prof Dough Onah, has been named as the Co-Chair of the Afrika Youth Movement Nigeria Hub on his birthday. Prof Dough, who is also the co-founder of Impact Foundation for Youth Development (IFYD) is a year older today. His pretty daughter, Phoebe Onah is also plus one today. He will be co-chairing the AYM activities for this with Ms Christiana Onuiri as announced in a congratulatory message by the power team and board…

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APC uncovers plot by PDP, powerful politicians to overthrow Buhari presidency through escalation of killings

The All Progressives Congress Local Government Chairmen (APC-LGC) has raised an alarm over an impending plot by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari with the aid of the National Assembly. The grassroots APC chairmen made this revelation at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, where it strongly accused the PDP of manipulating the NASS to remove the current administration from office. Speaking on behalf of the group, National Coordinator, Adadu Alegwu revealed that the opposition has resorted to the legislative arm having failed to…

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Boko Haram: Former Senate President, Ebute writes Ahmed Lawan, urges lawmaker to find complementary strategy to military solutions towards ending insurgency

Elder statesman and former President of the Senate, Senator Ameh Ebute, has called on Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, to engage other politicians, technocrats as well as businessmen from the northeast to join hands to help in complementing roles that will solve the lingering security crises in the region. Ebute wants the Senate President as the most senior political appointee from the north east zone to convoke and lead the Northeast reconciliation and peace to end Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorism bedeviling the area. The ex-legislator decried a situation where everyone including some…

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