Scrap or restructure NIDCOM now, Oduduwa group urges FG over threats by Diaspora to national security

The Coalition of Oduduwa Descendants (COD) has urged the Federal Government to totally scrap or restructure the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) over threats to national security by some Nigerians in the Diaspora.  According to the Oduduwa group, this has become paramount following hate campaigns by some disgruntled elements abroad , endorsing negative publicity about Nigeria. The COD made these known at a press conference on Tuesday in Lagos.   Speaking on behalf of the group, National Coordinator, Lekan Ekundayo, said NIDCOM has failed in its mandates thereby discouraging many investors, exaggerating the security situation…

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Gov Ayade, Health Commissioner Excited Over Accreditation Of Schools Of Nursing, Midwifery

By Ebriku John Friday Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade and the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, on Tuesday expressed excitement over the acredition of the schools of Nursing in Calabar and Ogoja as well as the School of Midwifery in Obudu. This is just as the governor reinstated his commitment to improving health care delivery in the state. He made this know while receiving the Honorable Commissioner for Health Dr Betta Edu and the accreditation team who presented the Full accreditation certificate of the schools to…

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CISIM Bill’ll Be Counterproductive If Passed Into Law – CBAN

By Ebriku John Friday Commodity brokers under the auspices of Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria, CBAN, has raised the alarm that the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment Management, CISIM, bill, if passed will be counterproductive as it will negatively impact and create confusion in the financial sector which existing laws and bills already regulates activities. This was contained in a statement signed by the President, CBAN, Hon Alrine Shehu Kajiji former Member House of Representative from Sokoto), where it described the CISIM bill as not relevant and controversial sponsors…

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Gen. Buratai as African Steward Man of the Year 2020

By Thomas Uzah Eventually, the Year 2020 grudgingly dragged to an end. It was a difficult and tough year for all Africans. From economic meltdown to wars, conflicts and the blight of the global Covid-19 pandemic. In the continent, Nigeria also had her fair share of these troubles. These predicaments were varied and complex. As already known, the position of Nigeria in the continent is very strategic and sensitive. It is a country with a large landmass and huge population. And it is not disputable that the African continent is…

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Resist attempts by elements in Diaspora to throw country into war, Nigeria First warns

Nigerians have been alerted of a grand plot by “destructive elements” in the Diaspora to plunge the country into war by sponsoring terrorism.   Nigeria First, a social-political and economic movement gave the notice on Monday in Abuja at its inaugural press briefing on the state of the nation.  In his speech titled, “We must save Nigeria before the destructive elements achieve their aims”, pioneer president, Comrade Philip Agbese said all acts of socio-political or economic sabotage must be resisted in all ramification.  According to Agbese,  some Nigerians in Diaspora have constituted themselves into great danger to democracy…

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