Exposed: How Sultan Of Sokoto Works To Secure The Release of Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky.

In another series of an exposed hidden case regarding the leader of Shi’at group in Nigeria Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife thathave gained freedom few month ago, after a long-term legal battle with the government of Kaduna state at Kaduna State High Court. Another shell of bomb exposes yesterday on how the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar intervened and work very hard to see and secure the release of Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky, the Leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria which have gotten serious momentum to the…

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Ethnic Nationalities Demand Immediate Sack and Prosecution of CBN Governor, Emefiele.

Disturbed by the deteriorating economic situation in the country, mostly occasioned by the now dangerously misguided policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and most pathetically an unprecedented fall of our currency, the Naira in the foreign exchange market, the joint Committee of the Arewa Youth Assembly and the Yoruba Youth Assembly is demanding for an immediate sack, investigation and prosecution of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele. This call is coming again, as we can no longer fold our arms and allow the incompetent…

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NYSC SIGNS MoU TO INCLUDE CORPS MEMBERS ON NHIS PROGRAMME

The National Youth Service Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health Insurance Scheme on the inclusion of Corps Members in the NHIS programme. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim who stated this when he led a delegation of the management of the Scheme to the Headquarters of the NHIS in Abuja, today commended the Federal Government over its concern for Corps Welfare. He said the signing of the MoU is in line with Presidential directive that all Corps Members must be enrolled in the NHIS programme.…

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NYSC DIRECTOR-GENERAL IMPRESSED AS CORPS MEMBER COMMISSIONS A DIGITALIZED LIBRARY.

The NYSC Director General Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has expressed his joy and pride when a corps Member, Ahmad Abubakar had his CDS project,an automated and Computerized library at the NYSC Directorate Headquarters Abuja commissioned. The visibly elated Director General who led members of top Management of the scheme to the event commended the foresight ,determination and resourcefulness of the initiator culminating in the actualization of the landmark project . While congratulating Ahmad Abubakar for this worthy contribution ,Brig Gen Ibrahim urged other corps members to emulate the laudable efforts…

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COVID-19: Appreciating NYSC’s Leading Role

By Laz Zoho The National Youth Service Corps has been in the news since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. It has been argued in some quarters on the safety of corp members while in orientation camps. I recall that some called for the suspension of the NYSC orientation camp exercise indefinitely. While I agreed with them to an extent, I also disagreed to a large extent owing to the strategic importance of the three weeks orientation camp exercise. Let’s not forget that its an orientation camp exercise and therefore…

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ANA at 40: Akerele heads strategic planning Board:

The national President of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Dr Camillus Ukah has constituted and inaugurated a strategic planning committee chaired by Taiwo Akerele, the former chief of staff Edo state and chairman of Abuja chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) to advise, plan and organize the 40 anniversary celebration of the unbrella pen body scheduled to hold from 3rd to 6th November 2021 at the expansive Mamman Vatsa writers village Mpape, Abuja. An author of two published books and prolific writer of note and commentator on national…

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GOODNIGHT SIR VICTOR UWAIFO, OUR GUITAR BOY…

When a huge tree falls in the forest, the loud thud is heard over miles. Nigeria, nay the world, mourns the passage of a huge music maestro. I vividly recall our days on Lagos Street where you lived a short distance away from us on Iwehen Street. You often came to visit my senior brother, Osaheni Uzamere your childhood friend and contemporary. As I was much younger than you both, I admired your personality and strong character with awe. From humble beginnings, you grew yourself up to national and international…

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Centre, NGOs propose creation of NYSC trust fund

…. canvass two years period The Federal Government and National Assembly have been urged to create a trust fund for the National Youth Service Corps scheme to enhance job creation and reduce unemployelment. This was part of the recommendations of the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency as well as Nigeria First after a one-day round table analysing the gains, challenges and prospects of the scheme for national unity. In a communique co-signed by Richard Augustine Adie, Chairman, Communique Drafting Committee, Stella Osso (secretary) and Usman Abubakar (member), over…

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Inspiring Story of Fashion Entrepreneur Who Moved from Selling Okrika to Paris School of Business

Edo-state born Fashion Entrepreneur, Eghosa Agbonifo has shared his experience of how he grew from selling second hand clothes popularly called Okrika to becoming a fashion entrepreneur and a student of Paris School of Business. Agbonifo said at a young age, life was hard for him, having to struggle through every point. Adding that despite the challenges, he believed in himself and didn’t give up. While sharing his experience he said, “What I did was, I outlined some goals and worked towards it. Then I set out to be in…

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COVID-19: NYSC VOWS TO SUSTAIN ENFORCEMENT OF PROTOCOLS, WARNS AGAINST COMPLACENCY

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has pledged the commitment of the Scheme towards the sustenance of strict enforcement of COVID-19 preventive and safety Protocols in order to guarantee seamless and smooth Orientation Course and Service Year. The Director-General who was speaking today during a WEBINAR session on COVID-19 measures for safe orientation camp jointly organised by the NCDC/NYSC, and supported by World Health Organisation (WHO), further warned against complacency by the Prospective Corps Members and other members of the camp community, noting…

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