Pantami Commends Main One, Urges Tech-Providers To Do More

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM has commended MainOne, a Technology Service Provider for its steadfastness towards achieving Nigeria’s migration from natural resources economy to knowledge based economy. The Minister, who was represented by Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE said that MainOne deserves commendation for organising ean vent that brought together Technology Community in Nigeria and leading Tech-providers to discuss latest development in the industry and fine tune ways of improving the Technology…

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CROSS RIVER HEALTH COMMISSIONER AND TEAM VISITS REFUGEE CAMP IN OGOJA FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

…Donates relief materials Over 27000 Refugees from Cameroon hosted in Cross River State for over 2 years on Wednesday received health talk, Immunisation, Lassa fever sensitization, cash donations, foodstuffs and medical equipments as the honorable Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu and her team paid them a surprise visit. The visit availed the Commissioner the opportunity to ascertain their standard of living, sanitation level and their possible areas of support need at the camp. Also with her is the the Director-General, Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency (CRSPHCDA),…

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INFRASTRUCTURE, AGRICULTURE: ASIBONG WOOS JAPAN COOPERATION TO CROSS RIVER

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is set to collaborate with the Cross River State Government through the Ministry of International Development to boost Agriculture and Power supply in the State. This was made known by the Honorable Commissioner for International Development, Dr. Inyang Asibong, who was hosted by the Chief Representative of JICA Nigeria Office, Okumura Makiko, in her Abuja Office on Tuesday. The meeting, according to the Commissioner, is to harmonize ways of harnessing the potential advantages the State has following the setting up of Cross River State…

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WHAT MIGRATION CONTROL SERVICES AGENCY MEANS BY PRINCE MICHAEL NKU ABUO

The newly appointed Director-General, Cross River State Migration Control Services Agency (MCSA), Prince Michael Nku Abuo, has hit the ground running as he gave a clear, deeper and broad insight into the scope and responsibilities of his new office. Abuo’s appointment by Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade as the first Director-General of the new office was announced on Monday in a press releases signed by the special adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita. The pioneer DG of the Migration Control Services Agency, whose…

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Project1000 Celebrates her National President, Ebriku John Friday

Project1000, a solution driven citizenship forum made up of Yala Urban professionals has celebrated her National President, Mr. Ebriku John Friday on the occasion of his birth day. The forum who is recording significant progress under the leadership of Mr Ebriku, couldn’t curtail her joy than shower encomium on her National President. Mr Ebriku who is the First President of the forum, came into power 31st of August, 2019 and has been actively and coordinatedly displaying capacity in taking project1000 to an enviable height. Mr. Ebriku is humane, kind, compassionate…

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AfCFTA: WE’RE CONSULTING NLC, OTHER CRITICAL STAKEHOLDERS – LIMAN

…prepares schedule of commitment on trade in services …as Labour involves affiliate member organisations in process The Acting Chief Trade Negotiator and Director General, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), Liman Victor Liman, disclosed consulting Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and other public critical stakeholders on the ongoing Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), negotiations, ahead of implementation of the AfCFTA, in July 2020. Liman stated this at the consultative meeting held with both the private and public sector stakeholders for their positions and input on the Schedule of Specific Commitment…

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DG NITDA Unveils ‘Steam Boys, Tech Men Initiative’

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi  on Thursday, 13th February 2020 inaugurated ‘Steam Boys, Tech Men Initiative’ organized by the High Tech Centre for Women and Youth.   Inuwa was the special guest of honour at the launching and inauguration of the initiative with the theme “Muscles with brains for technology innovation” in Abuja on Thursday. “Digital technologies are disrupting the way we live”, the DG said, as he gave his opening remarks at the event which was well attended by mostly students from…

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NCPC BOSS CHARGES STAFF ON POSITIVE ATTITUDE TO WORK

The Director in Charge of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Mrs. Esther Kwaghe, has charged NCPC staff to exhibit positive attitude to work and give in their best to the Commission. She made this known today during the closing ceremony of a three a day in house training programme organized for the Accounts and Finance department staff of the Commission at the NCPC Corporate headquarters, Abuja. Mrs Kwaghe informed that the training was borne out of the need for staff to update themselves in their field of study and to…

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ALLEGED IMPOSITION: GROUP STORMS PDP SECRETARIAT, ACCUSE GOV AYADE

…demand cancellation of PDP Local govt primaries …Party promises to address grievances Ahead of the Local Government chairmanship elections on March 28, 2020, in Cross River State, a political group under the auspices of Yala Political Development Forum, YPDF, Wednesday, stormed the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to protest alleged imposition of PDP chairmanship candidate in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. The group led by its President, Ogar Joseph Odey, and Secretary, Comr. Simon Okwori, in a letter addressed to the National Working committee…

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PROTESTERS STORM PDP SECRETARIAT, CALL ON SECONDUS TO CAUTION AYADE

Scores of protesters on Wednesday took to the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party at Wadata, in Abuja, calling on the Party Chairman, Uche Secondus, to caution the Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade. The protesters, under the aegis of Yala Political Development Forum, in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, accused Ayade of imposing LGA chairmen and vice-chairmen on them, while chanting songs. They also carried placards some of which read, ‘Cross River is not Obudu LGA’; ‘Ayade let the people choose their leaders’; ‘We say…

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