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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Panam Percy, Zeal, Liz Ameye, Eddy Madaki, Others In “Still Falling”

…Set For Cinema February 12 Valentine, a season of love, friendship and emotion has continued to be part of the world. What better way to relax with your partner than a thriling and captivating movie with a love story that would make the season worthwhile. “Still Falling”, a movie that stars top notch actors in Nigeria and Abuja in particular is set and shot in the the Federal Capital City featuring Sharon Ooja, Daniel Etim Effiong, Liz Ameye, Bethel Njokwu (Senator), Kunle Remi, Zeal, Eddy Madaki, Lulu Okonkwo, Laura Fidel,…

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2023: YPP Set To Champion ‘Ballot Revolution’ In Nigeria

…to ensure young people change narrative in governance Ebriku John Friday The Young Progressives Party (YPP), Monday, disclosed of embarking on ‘ballot revolution’ ahead of 2023 with massive sensitization of young people to change the narrative. This was made known by the National Chairman of YPP, Hon Amakiri Bishop, while expressing dismay with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and the leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for not meeting the yearnings and aspirations of the citizenry, particularly young people. According to Bishop, it is high time there is…

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My deal with ex-Sky Bank’s MD, by Okunbo

Tunde Ayeni, former chairman of the defunct Skye Bank (now Polaris Bank) has an axe to grind with his business partner, Edo State-born politician, philanthropist  and business mogul, Captain Hosa Okunbo over business deals. He has taken the All progressive Congress (APC) sympathiser to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged mismanagement, stealing and diversion of funds from their company, Ocean Marine Security (OMS) Limited. The allegations were coming at a time Okunbo was indisposed. He had claimed that Ayeni, who had sold his shares in OML in…

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General Buratai: Why Leadership Is Key In The War Against Insurgency

By David Onmeje Leadership is an art meant for those that understand the intricacies involved in bringing about positive change in every society. I say this for the fact that in Nigeria, one of the banes of our numerous challenges remains the lack of sound and credible leadership by those saddled with the responsibility of translating our hopes and aspirations into tangible realities. The recent commendation of the Air Task Force, Operation Lafiya Dole by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TY Buratai for playing a decisive role in…

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Gov. Wike; if wishes were horses

By Kolawole Anthony Nigeria has quite terrible and horrible leaders. One of them is Gov. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Governor of Rivers state. Wike’s soul is gravely tormented and he unswervingly finds himself in a state of perpetual restlessness. Gov. Wike is anguished or tortured by the spirits and blood of the innocent. The blood of those he spilled in his fiendish quest for political power has been his greatest misery in life. His soul is the permanent tent of the devil. It is under him; Rivers state earned the…

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MARTE: Anti-terrorism coalition applauds Nigerian Army, troops for victory over Boko Haram insurgents

…says insurgents must not be allowed to regroup The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has hailed the Nigerian Army for another successful onslaught on Boko Haram terrorists in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State. The centre, in a statement on Sunday, said the insurgents suffered decisive damage but urged the troops not to allow them to regroup.  Recall that troops of Operation Tura Takaibango in conjunction with Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole, on Friday night, eliminated scores of terrorists and destroyed seven of their gun trucks in the outskirts of…

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