Education: It is a priority over all and not for the rich alone- President Buhari

Education: It is a priority over all and not for the rich alone- President Buhari

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that education should not afford alone by the rich rather both the rich and less reach should benefit from it. This statement was said during the the Buhari intergrity lecture series at the nation house. mr president said education must be given priority nationwide as the surest way to successfully build the country. The President also stated that going to school should not be the right of only those…

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A corps member who serves in Jigawa is missing

A corps member who serves in Jigawa is missing

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the corps member who served in Jigawa state in the just concluded 2018 service, Toy Terkura,who lives with his parents at Ekiti state has been declared missing. The management of the National Youth Service Corps is currently searching for a Batch ‘B’ corps member, Tyo Terkura, who until his disappearance, was serving at the Government Junior Secondary Schools, Kudu, in the Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Tyo, who was a 2018…

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Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos state ministry of Agriculture confiscated a truck load of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun area of Lagos on Monday. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Olayiwole Onasanya, who described the cowhide as  Ebola ponmo said the item was imported into the country by some ‘unscrupulous individuals’. Onasanya, in a statement with the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Jide Lawal, noted that officials of the state government were informed about the matter after the police…

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Morsi,Egypt’s first democratically elected president died

Morsi,Egypt’s first democratically elected president died

Reading Time: < 1 minute Egypt’s first democratically elected leader died on today after much trials. after winning polls in 2012,he had already been sentenced to 45years in prison in three separate trials including torture and detention of anti-government protest era and leaking state secrets. A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi had just addressed the court from a cage at a hearing on charges of espionage. Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since…

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Lagos state Commissioner for information survives accident

Lagos state Commissioner for information survives accident

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, on Sunday, survived a car accident that destroyed his car and ended him with a neck brace. The commissioner narrated the scenario on his Facebook page. he also attached pictures of the damaged car from the accident.  He said, “His mercy endures forever. The driver drove into an armoured carrier on our way from the farm. I was taking a nap in the rear seat. The…

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After a long wait JAMB did not release all 2019 UTME results

After a long wait JAMB did not release all 2019 UTME results

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a long wait of candidates who sat for the 2019 UTME exam,the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board,JAMB finally released results today,Saturday 11th 2019. It is a mixed feeling from candidates as JAMB released 2019 UTME that had been on hold for a while,after a long wait,the board didn’t release all results but some. The 2019 UTME was held from April 11 to April 18, with over 1.8 million registered candidates. The Registrar of the…

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King of Jordan assures Nigeria more support to end terrorism

King of Jordan assures Nigeria more support to end terrorism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho King Abdullah II of Jordan,pledged at the World Economic forum on mid east and north Africa on the 6th of April,2019, to give Nigeria more support to end terrorism. President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday extended appreciation to King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan for the continuous support Nigeria received from the country to fight terrorism, saying the investment in Nigeria’s peace and security will always be remembered. President Buhari, who met with…

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NULASS appeals to commissioner for justice to prevail on Gov.Ambode for the release of the outstanding busary and scholarship funds

NULASS appeals to commissioner for justice to prevail on Gov.Ambode for the release of the outstanding busary and scholarship funds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The National Union of Lagos State Students in tertiary institutions across the country has appealed to the Lagos State Government to release the outstanding payment of 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship of its members. The students made the plea in a petition to Mr Kazeem Adeniji, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday. It was signed by eight representatives…

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Nigeria is considering building a new deep-seaport in Badagry-Hadiza Bala-Usman

Nigeria is considering building a new deep-seaport in Badagry-Hadiza Bala-Usman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The Nigerian Ports Authority managing director, Hadiza Bala-Usman,said, Nigeria is building a new deep-seaport and considering two additional facilities,one at Lekki free zone,and another at Badagry near border. In an interview with Bloomberg on the 5th of April 2019,Hadiza disclosed  that Nigeria is building a new deep-seaport and considering two additional facilities to ease congestion at Apapa seaports, which currently handle about 80 per cent of all shipping traffic in the country. A…

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Ambode appoints Abisoye as acting executive secretary of LSETF

Ambode appoints Abisoye as acting executive secretary of LSETF

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has appointed Mrs Teju Abisoye as the acting Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) with effect from April 1, 2019. The Director, Strategy, Funding and Stakeholder Management, LSETF, Mrs Bosede Alimi, said this on Wednesday, April 3. She further disclosed that Abisoye’s appointment is, however, subject to confirmation by the Lagos State House of Assembly. Abisoye was the director of programme and coordination…

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Federal government and ASUU resumes renegotiation

Federal government and ASUU resumes renegotiation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho The federal government and the Association of Staffs Union of Universities(ASUU) resumes negotiations in Abuja on Wednesday, 27th March, 2019. Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have begun fresh renegotiations on the 2009 agreement. Dr Wale Babalakin, the Chairman, Federal Government renegotiation team, who addressed newsmen in Abuja, on Wednesday, after a meeting that lasted six hours, said he was hopeful the meeting would yield positive results. Babalakin disclosed…

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President Buhari receives NLNUJ in audience

President Buhari receives NLNUJ in audience

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho President Buhari receives in audience National Leadership of Nigeria Union of Journalists in State House on 21st Mar 2019. President Buhari with NUJ President Chris Isiguzo, Dep. President Muktar Gidado, National secretary,Shuaibu Usman, Vice President 2 Wilson Bako, National Financial secretary,Mohammed Tukur and Vice President Yusuf Idris and Chairman FCT Emmanuel Ogbeche as he received in audience National Leadership of Nigeria Union of Journalists in State House on 21st Mar 2019.

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“Do not allow yourselves to be used to cause violence”Buhari pleads with youths

“Do not allow yourselves to be used to cause violence”Buhari pleads with youths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The elected president of Nigeria, president Muhammadu Buhari wrote a letter to Nigerians today,6th March, on the forthcoming gubernatorial election. In the speech,by Muhammadu Buhari,he urged citizens to stay away from violence and make the gubernatorial election a peaceful one. According to him,”The second and final phase of the 2019 general elections comes up on Saturday, March 9, with Nigerians voting for governors and members of Houses of Assembly in the states. “Let…

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Nobody should jubilate now and abandon his/her duties-APC campaign council spokesman

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho Just in, Director, Strategic Communications,APC Presidential Campaign Council spokesman,Festus Keyamo urge more security hands in his press release tagged “A CLARION CALL FOR NATIONWIDE SECURITY ALERT” He said,”It has come to our knowledge from insiders within the PDP Campaign Council who are making last-minute efforts to switch allegiance to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress that the PDP is currently recruiting armed thugs and miscreants nationwide to attack ward and local government…

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INEC meets with stakeholders over shift in election

INEC meets with stakeholders over shift in election

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Yakubu Mahmood and other members of the commission,today, met with stakeholders,  to address the reasons for the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. Photos from the meetings were shared on the verified Twitter handle of the agency. INEC tweeted: “INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmood and Members of the Commission in a meeting with key stakeholders on updates of the 2019 General Elections.” Punch

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I am disappointed in INEC -President Buhari

I am disappointed in INEC -President Buhari

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho Following the postponement of today’s presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari said he is disappointed in INEC. Literally, as planned, presidential and National Assembly election should have been held today,16th of February as announced,while States election will be hold  on 3rd of March 2019. Some citizens had travelled to their home town in other to cast their votes for candidates of their choice. The president of our nation as well went to his home…

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Read Buhari’s message to presidential candidates and youths at peace accord conference2019

Read Buhari’s message to presidential candidates and youths at peace accord conference2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho President Muhammadu Buhari delivered speech at the final signal signing of Peace Accord on 2019 Presidential election. The signing of Peace Accord2019 which involves all presidential candidates took place on Wednesday 13th 2019 at The international conference centre,Abuja. He began with,”Another election is upon us and not unexpectedly, there is anxiety in the air. This is typical of any form of competition and contest, no matter how well prepared all contestants and regulators…

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When Nigeria is healthy, vibrant and strong, the whole of Africa is strengthened -Commonwealth secretary-general

When Nigeria is healthy, vibrant and strong, the whole of Africa is strengthened -Commonwealth secretary-general

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, said on Wednesday that the strength of Africa depended on a “healthy” Nigeria. She said this was the reason the organisation was elated over the decision of candidates taking part in this year’s general elections to sign a peace accord to guarantee a peaceful and fair contest. Scotland met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa soon after she witnessed the signing of the peace accord by Buhari,…

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Why crude oil production falls to 1.999million bpd?

Why crude oil production falls to 1.999million bpd?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rizqoh Murtadho According to the Minister of Petroleum Resources,Ibe Kachikwe, the nation’s crude oil production including condensate fell to 1.999 million barrels per day in January from 2.081 million bpd in December. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC), in its latest monthly oil report released on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s oil production dropped to 1.687 million bpd in January from 1.797 million bpd. OPEC and 10 non-OPEC countries agreed in December to cut oil production by…

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