Why Buratai cannot lose this war!

By Idris Abubakar The narrative that the rambunctious and puffy leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, has been devastated to the point that he has not only become sober but is pleading for mercy would have been unimaginable in the recent past.  Indeed when the audio tape of the Boko Haram leader was released by a major news medium, many did not believe it initially until it was confirmed by multiple sources. Shekau, through media preps and hype has over the years  succeeded in not only terrorising…

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Covid-19: C’River Acting CJ Releases 13 Inmates from Obubra Correctional Centre

Cross River State Acting Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Maurice Odey Eneji, has today, released 13 inmates from the Correctional Service Centre, Obubra, in compliance to the federal government’s directive to decongest Correctional Facilities across the country. Justice Eneji, while addressing Prison Officers and Counsels, said, the exercise was in line with the directive’s of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to decongest Correctional Centres in the States, in view of COVID-19 pandemic.  The ACJ further explained that the guidelines for the inmates released were those charged for…

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FG Should Release Special Intervention Funds, Palliative For Youths In Creative Industries – Amb Nihi

Amb Oladele John Nihi who is currently the Honourable Commissioner for Youth Political Participation in Africa, Pan-African Youth Union (PYU), and founder , Little Miss Nigeria hails from Aiyegunle Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks on why the FG must support the Creative Industry and other sundry issues. How was growing up like? I was born to the family of Chief Joshua and Madam Elizabeth Nihi on July 15, 1988. I obtained my first School Leaving Certificate from Model Primary School,…

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It’s official… Ibrahim Gambari Is New Chief Of Staff To PMB

By Ebriku John Friday President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ibrahim Gambari, former UN under secretary-general, as his chief of staff. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, announced the appointment of Gambari at the federal executive council meeting on Wednesday. This has laid to rest the rumours of his appointment yesterday when it trickled out on various news platforms across the country. Gambari replaces Abba Kyari who died on April 17 from COVID-19 complications. The new chief of staff, who is from Kwara state, was the minister of…

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C/RIVER HAS OVER N3bn IN RESERVE FUND – COMMISSIONER

Cross River State Commissioner for Finance, Asuquo Ekpenyong Jr, has disclosed that the state now has over N3 billion in reserve fund that could be withdrawn from to meet urgent investment obligations if the need arises. The commissioner disclosed this while making clarification that the state did not lose out from the World Bank grant of N43 billion from which some states have benefitted, maintaining that having fulfilled all requirements the state will still benefit from the grant before the year ends. Ekpenyong said the state reserved fund was sourced…

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Kaizen Approach: Laudable Post-COVID-19 Economic Strategy Of Gov Ayade

As countries, the world over, are battling to overcome the plethora of economic quagmires posed by the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers – both in public and private sectors, have started devising possible modalities for optimizing resources towards efficient management of their economies and organizations, for optimum outcome.  Some are looking at the option of cutting costs by downsizing the workforce, very many countries and states have resorted to borrowing to stimulate economic activities, the OPEC countries of which Nigeria is a member, are suffering downward trend in oil prices, leading…

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WE MUST PREPARE FOR POST COVID-19 ERA – DG NITDA

By Ebriku John Friday The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE, has urged Nigerian technology experts to get ready for new innovations and ideas after the world might have defeated the novel Coronavirus that is currently ravaging our economies. Inuwa, who is also the Chief Information Technology Officer of Nigeria, made this call as a Panelist during the Africa Tech Leaders Webinar Series organised by Digital Jewels with the theme: ‘COVID-19 Pandemic: The Africa Leaders’ Outlook’, on Tuesday. The DG said that, with all…

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