Edo APC: Ramalan heads State Congress holding today

Aminu Imam National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, (CECPC), John Akpanudoedehe, yesterday inaugurated the party’s State Congresses Committees ahead of the party approach 2023 general elections. In his remarks, the Executive Chairman, ATAR Communication Nigeria Ltd, Alh. (Dr.) Tijjani Ramalan, who heads the Edo State Congress Committee, has promised all Stakeholders that the Committee would conduct a free, fair and credible congress as stipulated in the APC Constitution and Congress Guidelines, as released by the CECPC.

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“EnterpriseNGR game-changer to transform Nigeria’s economy” – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to work with the Financial and Professional Service Sector (FSP) for economic growth and development, describing a new initiative, EnterpriseNGR as a game-changer to transform Nigeria’s economy. Osinbajo, who stated this during the virtual formal launch of EnterpriseNGR on Thursday in Lagos, said, “There is no doubt that it is a game-changer when the informed Nigerian professionals and business community speak with one voice on issues of domestic or international business policy”.  “EnterpriseNGR is more ambitious and has a wider…

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‘Over 4 million Nigerians hungry, malnourished’, Says Int’l Organisation, FAO 

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, (UN), has said that over four million Nigerians go hungry and suffer from malnutrition. The FAO said the situation is large because of the challenges associated with conflict, pests and diseases, natural disasters, loss of biodiversity, habitat destruction, economic challenges and devastating effects of Covid-19. The organisation’s representative to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), Fred Kafeero, made this known yesterday in Abuja, during a Press Conference at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to…

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FG announces updated Covid-19 travel protocol

The Federal Government has released the revised travel protocol into Nigeria effective from Monday, 25th October, 2021. Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, issued a statement yesterday. The SGF said travellers arriving in Nigeria must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72 hours before boarding. Henceforth, unvaccinated and partially vaccinated in-bound passengers will be required to observe a mandatory 7-day self-isolation, in addition to a Covid-19 PCR test on Day 2 and 7 after arrival. However,…

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“We’re 97% ready for nationwide deployment of 5G network”, NCC declares

The Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC), has said that it is 97% ready for the implementation of Fifth Generation (5-G) network deployment across the country. Danbatta stated that this paradigm shift in communication has led to a significant increase in network connectivity requirements as a result of an unprecedented upsurge in internet traffic, occasioned by the use of a plethora of web applications. The NCC boss, who was represented at the event by the NCC’s Director, Spectrum Administration Engineer Oluwatoyin Asaju and the Commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde,…

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Eid-el-Mawlid: FG declares Tuesday as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, (PBUH). Minister of Interior, Ra’uf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion. He admonished all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet, adding that doing so would guarantee peace and…

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FG to pay gratuities of 102 ex-Biafran soldiers

Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Salihi Magashi, (rtd), has disclosed that one hundred and two ex-Biafran soldiers granted presidential pardon have been captured for payment of gratuity and other emoluments by the Military Pension Board. This was disclosed by Magashi while speaking at the ministerial briefing to flag-off the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, at the Army War College, in Abuja. Magashi, while explaining why only 102 of the war veterans were captured for the payment, said the war ended 51 years ago and many of those involved are no more…

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APC National Secretary Inaugurates State Congresses Chairmen, Secretaries

…Ramalan heads Edo State Congress Aminu Imam National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, (CECPC), John Akpanudoedehe, yesterday inaugurated the party’s State Congresses Committees ahead of the party approach 2023 general elections. In his remarks, the Executive Chairman, ATAR Communication Nigeria Ltd, Alh. (Dr.) Tijjani Ramalan, who heads the Edo State Congress Committee, has promised all Stakeholders that the Committee would conduct a free, fair and credible congress as stipulated in the APC Constitution and Congress Guidelines, as released by the CECPC.

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Ramalan to launch ‘Liberty for Women and Children Initiative’ NGO to partner with UN, others  

…To promote women, youth participation in politics, deepening democracy and good governance  By Aminu Imam Founder of LibertyTV and RadioFM Stations, Alh. (Dr.) Ahmed Tijjani Ramalan, has announced that he would soon be working with a team of Women from the United Nations (UN) and others to launch the  ‘Liberty for Women and Children Initiative‘, (LWCI), a community-based non-governmental organisation. Dr. Ramalan disclosed this in a press statement issued yesterday. According to Veteran Broadcaster, the Initiative will focus on promoting, assisting and canvassing for socio-economic benefits for the less-privileged women…

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State of the nation: ‘No restructuring, no 2023 General Elections’ – NADECO threatens

The National Democratic Coalition, (NADECO), has said it will not endorse any election conducted based on the 1999 Constitution, as every institution and action taken under the document remains illegal. Spokesperson for the organisation, Ayo Opadokun, who stated this in a television programme in Lagos, yesterday, said without restructuring, there was no need to hold the 2023 elections and that those who hold the contrary view were pretenders. According to him, “Anyone saying there must be an election in 2023 before we can talk about restructuring is speaking on a…

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