FG Bows to pressure, fixes August 4 Schools Reopening, WAEC for August 17.

    The Nigerian government has bowed to allow EXIT CLASSES TO REOPEN AUGUST 4, 2020. A statement on monday, july 27 and signed by Ben Bem Goong, Director, Press and Public Relations, federal ministry of Education said Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only. The federal government said Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations, WAEC due to start on August 17, 2020. The statement added that these decisions were…

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Happy Birthday To A Special Breed Journalist: Mike Abu

By Emmanuel Oluwakorede Special Breeds of Human race are those that enjoy the favour of God and goodwill from everyone after leaving political office. I met Mr. Mike Abu when I was coming up as a young Journalist when he was the Chief Press Secretary to the then Kogi State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Architect Yomi Awoniyi at an assignment at the NYSC Orientation Camp, along Kabba-Ogidi road. I worked up to him and introduced myself. He said “That’s good, you have reduced my stress of writing Press Release to…

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Happy Birthday To A Special Breed Journalist: Mike Abu:

By Emmanuel Oluwakorede Special Breeds of Human race are those that enjoy the favour of God and goodwill from everyone after leaving political office. I met Mr. Mike Abu when I was coming up as a young Journalist when he was the Chief Press Secretary to the then Kogi State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Architect Yomi Awoniyi at an assignment at the NYSC Orientation Camp, along Kabba-Ogidi road. I worked up to him and introduced myself. He said “That’s good, you have reduced my stress of writing Press Release to…

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Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire: Redesigning SDGs To Soothe Post COVID-19 Era.

      Abubakar Yusuf In the last five years,the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) office, penultimate under the Presidency,now an agency under the new Ministry of Humanitatian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Developement with the input of the Special Adviser to the President,Princess Adejoke Orelope- Adefulire has made a remarkable impact towards bridging the gap of social stratification in and around the country. SDGs,a global intervention project metamorphosed from the popular Millennium Developement Goals (MDGs),with the mandate to mitigate all social problems, both developing and underdeveloped countries of the world, with…

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A Kogi Indigene bags two years Imprisonment for threatening to bomb national assets

    A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, has sentenced one Godwin Adeoye, a 35 Year Old Indigene of Kogi State to two years Imprisonment on a two count charge of attempted bombing of some national assets. The judge also gave an option of fine to the convict for being a first offender and his plea of allocotos. At the resumed hearing today at the Lokoja Magistrate Court 2, Presided by A.S. Ibrahim, Adeoye pleaded guilty to the offences. Following his pleading guilty to the offences and his plea of…

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Dangote Truck Accident Survivor Recuperating

Son of the man crushed to death by Dangote Cement truck in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, on Tuesday has been resuscitated but still in critical condition. It was confirmed that the accident survivor, Kabiru Yusuf, was rushed to Lokoja City Clinic and Maternity around Maigari of Lokoja’s palace in an unconscious state having lost much blood. Kabiru, an indigene of Ajobe in Ankpa local government area of the state, survived the accident but his left hand was crushed by the truck. After clinical assessment, aside crushed upper limb, he also…

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N-SIP:How Quest For Retention, Enhancement,Transition,Massive Enrolement Vindicate Sadiya Umar-Farouk’s Robust Management.

    Abubakar Yusuf Since the transfer of National Social Investment Program (N-SIP) to the Ministry of Humanitatian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Developement under the watch of Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, alot of possible insinuations and decisions had characterise the activities in the new Ministry. N – Power as one of the components of the Social investment Program had grew from strength to strength, with subtle agitation that negate series of aspersions by naysayers, to growing acceptance of the program across the country. Because of the massive acceptance of the…

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Death of first Female Combat Pilot a tragedy to Yoruba race. Yoruba group

    The Egbe gbogbo Omo Yoruba Ajija hbara orile Ede Odua Nation have described the death of first female combat pilot Tolulope Arotile as a tragedy to the entire Yoruba race. The group stated this on Tuesday evening while paying condolence visit to the family of late Tolulope Arotile in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital. The group which claimed to be struggling for the independence of Yoruba race was led by its chairman,Fagbola Azeem who noted that the Nation had lost a gallant officer whose death was shrouded in…

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Group Lauds FCT Minister Of State Over Respect For Traditional Institution, Construction Of Road Linking Aguma Of Gwagwalada’s Palace Demands Open Up Martei Dei,Al-Mohass Access Road

Group Lauds FCT Minister Of State Over Respect For Traditional Institution, Construction Of Road Linking Aguma Of Gwagwalada’s Palace Demands Open Up Martei Dei,Al-Mohass Access Road Emerging leaders in Gwagwalada has praised the Minister of State FCT,Hajiya Ramatu Tijanni Aliyu for given what is due to the traditional heritage, on the ongoing construction of the road linking the palace of Aguma of Gwagwalada. A statement issued by the protem Chairman, Nwaorah Okonkwo said the neglect of the road leading to the palace does not augur well for the people of…

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Kidnappers Release Wife, Children Of Late Ex-Edo Assembly Speaker

The kidnapped wife and children of late former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Zakawanu Garuba, have regained freedom over six hours after their abduction on Saturday Mrs Hassana Garuba and her three children, the aged mother of the late speaker were reportedly kidnapped around the Lokoja Okene-Auchi section of -Benin Highway. They were reportedly kidnapped on their way from Abuja to Auchi to bury Garuba, who died of undisclosed ailment in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja A younger brother to the deceased Speaker who did…

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