NCPC CONSIDERS SUSPENSION OF EASTER PILGRIMAGE DUE TO COVID-19

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) on Sunday said it is considering postponing the Easter pilgrimage exercise to Israel due to the coronavirus disease spreading across countries.  The NCPC made the consideration in Abuja, during the Board and Management retreat, aimed at discussing the operations of the Commission in 2020. Rev Yomi Kasali, Chairman, NCPC, said that the commission is being proactive to consider the Easter operation due to the coronavirus and the commission is monitoring actively event around the holy lands.  ”As a matter of fact, we have suspended Easter pilgrimage…

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PICTURES OF NCPC SENSITIZATION VISIT TO BISHOP WALE OKE IN OYO

The Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church Worldwide, Bishop. Francis Wale Oke in a warm handshake with the Head of Mobilization, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mr. Christian Udegbunam during a Sensitization visit to the Bishop in Oyo State today. 2 The Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church Worldwide, Bishop. Francis Wale Oke 3rd left; Head, Mobilization, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mr. Christian Udegbunam (2nd left); Director of Works, University of Ibadan, Engr. Pst. Kehinde Ajibola (3rd right); Chaplain, of Precious Cornerstone University Ibadan, Dr. Sola Ajibulu 2nd right);…

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LAWYER, VOWS TO SUE IGP, GOV AYADE OVER ALLEGED RELOCATION OF POLICE PROJECT

By Ebriku John Friday A legal practitioner and indigene of Ogoja town, Barrister Baba Isa, has threatened to sue the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, and the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, over alleged relocation of police project, 75 Police Mobile Squadron, allegedly sited in Ogoja to Obudu, all in Cross River State. This was contained in a statement signed by Isa at the weekend alleging that the Ayade was behind the move of relocating the approved project to Obudu, where the Governor hails from. According…

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No Twist In President Buhari’s Popularity Index

By Terrence Kuanum It was a mark of President Muhammadu Buhari’s rising profile and towering popularity that a young man who was excited over the president’s outstanding achievements attempted to behold and have a handshake with him. This was at the recent Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival in Kebbi State which the President had gone to declare open. The international tourism event had been kept in the cooler for about eleven years due to security considerations. As the President was conducted round the arena for inspection, especially to have a…

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Enact Patriot Act to celebrate serving Armed Forces personnel, Nigerians in diaspora tell Ahmed Lawan, Senate

Some Nigerians in the diaspora, under the aegis of AriseNigeria, have called on the Senate’s leadership to consider a Patriot Bill to celebrate serving Armed Forces personnel. The group made this known in a communique issued at the end of a general meeting to discuss the state of the nation and other sundry issues of concerns on Saturday in Brussels, Belgium. Signed by President Dr. Agwu Onyeke and 13 country heads, the communique, among others, charged the Ahmed Lawan’s led 9th Senate to set out the modalities for honouring well-deserving…

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NEMA: Group hails PMB, Maihaja for restoring transparency in disaster management

The North East Peace Advocates have showered praises on President Muhammadu Buhari and Engr Mustapha Y. Maihaja for restoring transparency and accountability to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The group made this known in a strategic report to appraise emergency management after a thorough study of NEMA’s activities in the North-East with regards to crisis management. In the report signed by President, Comrade Bitrus Ali on Sunday, the group hailed the Director-General for inch-perfect interventions in mitigating the suffering of internally displaced persons in the North-East. The North East…

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