FG’s Special Public Works Programme Commendable – CSO

A civil society organization, The Generational Citizens for Better Leadership Initiative in Abuja, Has commended the federal government on the  Special Public Works Programme in the Rural Areas. In a press statement signed by the organization spokesperson Mohammed Basah said indeed the program is a welcome development and very timely considering the times we are in the country, this goes to show that the Mr. President is truly committed to lifting ordinary Nigerians out of poverty he said. He went further to say The Generational Citizens for Better Leadership Initiative will…

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Int’l Confidence Coach, Best Selling Author Lady V Bags Doctorate Degree In US

Renowned international confidence coach, Vowero Otomewo-oriakhi (aka) Lady V has been awarded with a honorary doctorate degree by one of the most prestigious institutions in the United States of America. According to information at our disposal, she was singled out amongst many who were penciled down for the honour. Lady V who has continued to help individuals become the best versions of themselves, through counselling, mind management techniques, passion and purpose identification and development amongst many others, so they can live a more fulfilled life has continued to show that…

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Amnesty International’s latest Report Against Military Fallacious, Lacking in Objectivity- CALSER

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has rubbished Amnesty International’s latest report against the Nigerian Military in the war against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. Amnesty had alleged that children in the North-East were being subjected to unlawful treatment and detention in inhumane conditions. However, in a counter-report signed by Princess Ajibola, on Wednesday, CALSER described the claims as “ fallacy, lacking in objectivity”. The Centre said this may just be another coy by the international humanitarian organization in its characteristics penchant for distracting the Nigerian troops when the…

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COVID-19: Tech Group Launches N12 Daily Access Virtual Classroom

A new interactive virtual classroom platform, ViCLASS has launched in Nigeria to cushion the effects of school closure following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This pandemic has changed the age-old chalk-talk teaching model to the one rooted in technology. ViCLASS Integrated Virtual Learning Platform by Ham Network Limited can be accessed from anywhere with an internet-connected laptop or mobile device through a web browser. A statement by the firm’s media relations manager in Abuja, Christopher Oulu-Crown said the platform charges are as low as NGN 12 daily and…

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5 Years Scorecard: Centre lauds Buhari, Nigerian Army’s performance on war against insurgency

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has showered encomium on President Muhammadu and the Nigerian troops for their efforts towards ending the war against insurgency in the last five years. CESJET made this known in its five-year assessment report on President Buhari’s administration in the war against terrorism and the accompanying efforts of the Nigerian Army. President Buhari has earned plaudits from Nigerians and the international community for dramatically halting the once growing spate of Boko Haram/ISWAP attacks in the country. Prior to Buhari’s reign, Nigeria appeared…

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Africa Day: ECOSOCC Nigeria Task Africans On Concerted Efforts Against Insecurity

…calls for effective security sector reform and disarmament As Africans mark the Africa Union’s day, the Nigeria chapter of the Africa Union, Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC)  has called on all citizens of Africa to be united against all forms of violence and insecurity in the continent. Saying there is the need for effective security sector reform and disarmament, demobilization and re-integration programmes in countries emerging from conflict. The Nigeria Representative in the 3rd general Assembly of the Council, and the Corporate Affairs director of Concern Nigeria Youth Development Organisation,…

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Local Content Bill Vital To Preserve Nigeria’s Socioeconomic Independence – Hon Idagbo

…says it will strengthen executive-legislature synergy By Ebriku John Friday As Nigeria braces for post-COVID-19 economic recovery, the member representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency of Cross River State in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, Rt Hon Legor Idagbo, on has stressed on necessity of the Nigerian Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020, which remains vital to preserve Nigeria’s socioeconomic independence and positioning it on the path of rapid growth and development being Africa’s largest economy. Hon Idagbo giving the background of the Nigerian Local Content Development and Enforcement…

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Premium Times and her uncharitable Sallah gesture to the military

By Samson Abu “Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibility. Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government. For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country, we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour. By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helpingng to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.” The above sentence is what…

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AFAN Lauds Gov Ayade Over Tax Exemption For Farmers

…Urges farmers to reciprocate gesture with high productivity The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Sunday, lauded the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, overtax exemption of farmers, especially smallholder farmers in the State. The farmers’ association made the commendation through its National President, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, while speaking with Vanguard on the declaration made by the Governor and described it as uncommon. Ibrahim who expressed gratitude said the Governor’s gesture opens a new vista for farmers and the sector in Cross River State, and that would boost…

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WHEN VISIONARY LEADERSHIP MATTERS: THE ALPHONSUS OGAR EBA’S EXAMPLE

As the noble bard of yesterday, James Russel Lowell, eloquently stated, “once to every man and nation, comes the moment to decide, in the strife of truth and falsehood, for the good or evil side, some great cause, God’s new Messiah, offering each the bloom or blight, and the choice goes by forever. Twixt that darkness and that light, though the cause of evil prosper, yet this truth alone is strong.” Understandingly, good leadership is the process whereby public institutions conduct public affairs, manage public resources and guarantees transparency. Good…

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