The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday disclosed in Sokoto that a new Army Division has been approved by Army Council for Sokoto.
The 8 Division of the Nigerian Army will be established in the state to enhance professionalism.
Buratai, who noted that the new division would strengthen the security in the zone, further appreciated the cordial relationship between the 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Sokoto and the locals.
The Chief of Army Staff was in Sokoto on a condolence […]
Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has commended the recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari by Igbo senators led by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Enyinnaya Abaribe.
At the meeting, issues concerning the political, economical and infrastructural plight of the Ndigbo were on the agenda.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, MASSOB leader, Uchenna Madu, praised the senators for also discussing the release of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra agitators in […]
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has commended the giant stride of his Ekiti State counterpart, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on various projects being executed by his administration across the state,
Dr Ikpeazu posited that that Fayose’s achievement in the area of infrastructure provision was a demonstration of love and passion which can drive people to achieve results even in difficult situations.
Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital yesterday while inspecting some projects being executed by the Fayose-led administration, the Abia governor, said […]
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has commended Governor Nyesom Wike on his efforts at transforming Rivers State despite the current economic recession in the country.
Governor Yari made the commendation at the Government House, Port Harcourt, shortly after a closed-door meeting with Wike.
Yari, who said he and others visited Wike in his capacity as governor and to discuss issues concerning the NGF, also described the visit as ‘brotherly.’
According to Yari, who is a […]
Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has commended USA presidential election candidate, Hillary Clinton, for conceding defeat to her rival, Donald Trump.
Trump had yesterday emerged the winner of the fiercely contested US Presidential election.
In a statement, the former President, congratulated Trump and wished the American people well in the choice of the Republican as President.
Jonathan said, “I congratulate America’s choice, President-elect Donald J. Trump, and I also salute Hillary Clinton for conceding. Having taking this route myself, I know it takes […]
According to reports, the Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, has reacted to the release of another Chibok girl by the Boko Haram group.
It was gathered that the released girl, Maryam Ali Maiyanga (number 198 on the list of the missing girls) was rescued Saturday morning by troops in Pulka, Gwoza area of Borno State.
Maryam was abducted along with her twin, Halima Ali (number 197), who is yet to return.
This is coming barely three weeks after the degraded Boko Haram […]
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the Economic Summit Group (NESG) on the theme of this year’s summit which focus on promoting Made in Nigeria goods.
Saraki who will be a guest at the summit noted that the choice of theme put the private sector group on the same page with the Senate which has since last year identified the need to promote local manufacturers and service providers as champions of the efforts to revive the national economy.
In a […]
Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, commends the Federal Government, particularly President Muhammadu Buhari for the withdrawal of criminal charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, thus paving the way for the resolution of the impasse between both arms of government.
The former Vice President describes it as “a wise and timely move”.
In a press statement released by his Media Office in Abuja on Friday, October 7, the […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Government has insisted that the state deserves special status in view of its importance to the country.
The government said this on Thursday, a day after a bill sponsored by the Senator representing Lagos Central, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, for the state to be recognised and rewarded with a special status and federal grants was rejected by the Senate.
It commended Tinubu for sponsoring the bill saying history would remember her kindly “for her thoughtfulness and courage […]
According to reports, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has commended the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for aligning with his position on the need to reintroduce History in the school curriculum.
Governor Fayose had early in September directed that History be reintroduced in schools in Ekiti State, saying then: “Ekiti people must learn from past events to have a better future.”
Last week Thursday, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, while declaring […]