ALGON CRISIS: Alabi Led NEC Meeting Is Unconstitutional, Illegal, IMC Warns

…Urges Buhari, others to intervene in association crisis The leadership crisis rocking the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has taken a dramatic turn as the Interim Management Committee in a joint press statement Joint Press Release consisting of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Councilors Forum who are statutory members of the association, has again raised alarm that the dissolved Alabi led faction of the association is plotting with shadow political parties to hijack and sellout the association. The IMC in a press statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary,…

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International group commends NYSC DG on fight against fake graduates mobilised for service

The International Society on Transparency (IST) has hailed the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, for flushing out fake graduates from the Scheme. The group in a statement on Wednesday said the DG’s radical approach has drastically checkmated the mobilisation of ineligible Nigerians for the compulsory one-year service. Recall that the NYSC recently held the second edition of its management meeting with heads of higher institutions of learning from some African countries. Speaking at the event, the DG lamented the “outright sale of degree certificates…

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GROUP SEEKS SUPPORT FOR FG-UN GREAT GREEN WALL INITIATIVE

…..TO PLANT 10 MILLION TREES; SET UP ABUJA HORTICULTURE VILLAGE. In an effort to ameliorate the problems of land degradation, desertification, depletion of the forest ecosystems and biodiversity in Africa, the umbrella body of private nursery plant practitioners in the FCT, Association of Flower Nurseries and Landscaping Practitioners, Abuja (AFNALPA) has concluded arrangements to set up a Horticulture Village in Abuja as well as plant 10 million trees across the country. This initiative is in support of His President’s Buhari’s pledge to drive the re-desertification project of the United Nations…

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IRREGULAR MOBILIZATION: NYSC VOWS RESISTANCE TO UNQUALIFIED GRADUATES

The National Youth Service Corps has restated its readiness to uphold the sanctity of its mobilisation process. It said it would resist every form of sharp practices from some Corps Producing Institutions in some African countries, while soliciting the support of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Universities Commission in fighting the battle to ensure that Nigerian youths who studied outside the shores of Nigeria are not short-changed. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this today in Abuja, in his address at the…

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