FCT Tax Practitioners Association Elects New Chairman.

On Thursday 17th June 2021, the FCT Tax Practitioners Association elected a new executive members that will lead the association for the next two years. The immediate past Chairman of the association Dr Kennedy Iwundu while handing over to the new Chairman of the association, Mr Joseph Odua urged the new exco to continue on the fight of ensuring that tax payers and tax consultants rights and privileges are protected in line with the provisions of the tax laws. It could be recalled that Dr Kennedy Iwundu was elected on…

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Don’t interfere in EFCC’s investigation of Jafaru Mohammed, group tells Malami

The National Anti- Corruption Watch (NACW) has urged the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami not to interfere in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s probe of Brigadier General Jafaru Mohammed, the Director of Finance and Administration in the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). Following Mohammed’s petition to the AGF, the group urged Malami against using his office to shield persons of interest in corruption probes from being investigated. In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Aboki Sulyman, on Tuesday, the NACW said…

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Ojodu LCDA: Groups decry campaign of calumny against Layeni, calls for probe of Odunmbaku.

Groups known as the Centre for Public Accountability CPA, and the Ojodu Development Initiative have urged the All Progressives Congress and the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission LASIEC, to disregard the call by a self styled Ojodu Collectives Group, demanding for the disqualification of Alhaja Layeni Olufunmilayo Kafayat, from participating in the primary election of the party to decide the candidate of the party for the local government elections in the state over allegations of forged secondary school certificate. According to the groups, in a joint statement issued and signed…

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Faleke’s Candidate is a Fraud, as group demand her disqualification.

The Grand Alliance of Ojodu Conscious Indigenes has demanded the disqualification of Hon. James Faleke’s Candidate for the Ojodu LCDA Chairmanship election, Alhaja Layeni Olufunmilayo Kafayat. Most ridiculous is the name dropping and grandstanding by Hon James Faleke, that their illegal action, has the full support of the National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to a press release signed by the group’s spokesman, Comrade Kolawole Gbenga, it stated that it’s unfortunate that someone aspiring to lead the council could be be parading a fake result. He…

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Group decries plot to blackmail Buratai, other former service chiefs

The Nigeria First movement says a grand plot is underway to blackmail the immediate past Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd) and other recently retired service chiefs. According to the group, a well-orchestrated campaign of calumny is already in motion with a report aimed to denigrate their personalities and incredible track record while in service to the country. Nigeria First made the revelation at a press conference on Friday in Abuja. In his address, Secretary-General, Comrade Richard Adie Augustine said it is alarmed that such a…

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Pam’s transformational leadership at NCPC and matters arising

By Steven Onwu Purposeful leadership can do wonders. It can turn things around in a twinkle of an eye. And it can make tedious tasks seem simple. The aforementioned aptly describes the Yakubu Pam adventure in the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission since he assumed leadership some months ago. I have been a fan of Rev Yakubu Pam for his numerous contributions to the entrenchment of peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians. This much he has diligently pursued in the past 30 years of his life, where he has been advocating for religious…

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Group lauds Pam’s leadership at Christian Pilgrims’ Commission

Some Christian youths have hailed Rev. Yakubu Pam’s exemplary leadership since taking charge as Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC). The group, under the aegis of Young Christians Forum of Nigeria (YCFN), said the commission has recorded tremendous progress in its operations in the last 10 months. The Christain youths made this known in a strategic report released on Monday after a thorough appraisal of the NCPC’s activities in fulfilment of its strategic mandate in the country. A veteran preacher of over three decades, Pam’s appointment in…

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Why Sahara Reporters, Detractors Should Stop Hounding the Military

By Okanga Agila At a time when one should logically take for granted that they would have become wiser and sober, considering that the wind they sowed is now being reaped as a whirlwind, detractors of Nigeria’s peace and stability, notably Sahara Reporters, are yet to learn any lesson. The world may be perplexed today as to the nature and dynamics of the security threats that Nigeria is contending with, but note must be made of how Sahara Reporters led the charge in the assault on the military as an…

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NCPC and the footprints of a colossus

By Best Agbese The appointment of the Plateau-born famed minister of the gospel, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), on June 26th 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari attracted loud applauses within the Christian community in Nigeria. Rev. Pam emerged leader of the commission on the hills of the unceremonious exist of his predecessor, Rev. Tor Uja following faulty leadership outings and crisis of trustworthy leadership. The NCPC is the apex national regulatory body for Nigerian Christian pilgrimages, an exercise for spiritual rebirth and…

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Akerele promises to Reposition FCT A.N.A if Elected Chair

The Executive Director Policy House International, Comrade Taiwo Akerele is set to contest the chairmanship position of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) FCT Chapter, Akerele released a statement in Abuja on Friday calling for members of the association to support is aspiration to becoming the chairman of the association. Read his Statement below: Dear colleague/ANA Abuja chapter member, Reinstatement of aspiration to run for Chairman of FCT chapter of ANA, Good day, my name is Taiwo F. Akerele, approximately about 12 weeks ago on 20th of February I formally declared…

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