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We’ve Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre – Sen Gaidam

We’ve Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre – Sen Gaidam

We've Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre - Sen Gaidam The Honourable Minister of Police Affairs, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, has confirmed that the Data Collection and Registration Centre (DACORE), which is the heart of the progress of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS), is now fully functional.The Minister made the remarks, according to a statement signed by the Ministry's Deputy Director, Press, Bolaji Kazeem, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), during the opening ceremony of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS) Programme Briefing held at the Cyber Crime Center, Central…
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POCACOV: IGP Promises Second Chance For Criminals

POCACOV: IGP Promises Second Chance For Criminals

POCACOV: IGP Promises Second Chance For Criminals  The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has called on Nigerians, particularly the youths, to take advantage of 'second chance' opportunities in the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) initiatives. In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the National Coordinator of POCACOV, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi stated that, "The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun Ph.D, NPM, has called on Nigerians, particularly the youths, to take the advantage of 'second chance' opportunities in the Police Campaign Against Cultism and…
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Constitutional Review: We will ensure every voice is heard-says Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Constitutional Review: We will ensure every voice is heard-says Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Constitutional Review: We will ensure every voice is heard-says Deputy Speaker, Kalu Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has said that equal opportunities will be accorded to all Nigerians to contribute their quota in the ongoing efforts to shape Nigeria's future. Kalu gave the assurance while delivering his opening remarks at the inauguration of the Constitution Review Committee of the House of Representatives in Abuja on Monday. The Deputy Speaker who doubles as the Chairman of the Committee said that the committee will work diligently to realize its mandate within a reasonable timeframe. He…
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Two Boko Haram Insurgents neutralised, As MNJTF Intensifies Operations in Lake Chad Region,

Two Boko Haram Insurgents neutralised, As MNJTF Intensifies Operations in Lake Chad Region,

MNJTF Intensifies Operations in Lake Chad Region  The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has significantly stepped up its clearance operations within the Lake Chad basin, according to a statement signed by the Chief of Military Public Information, Lt. Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP). The statement observed that the act is aimed at strengthening free movement as well as rejuvenating economic activities across the region. "This initiative has led to an encouraging trend, with multiple terrorists surrendering and the interception of a major arms haul meant for insurgents’ use. From…
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Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to endeavour to participate fully in the ongoing constitutional review process. Ahead of the inauguration of the constitutional review committee, Monday, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has called on Nigerians from different ethnic and religious backgrounds to participate fully in the review of the 1999 Constitution to ensure that their views are heard and interest protected under the law. He also called for the jettisoning of primordial sentiments amongst the major tribes…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing SEDC Bill

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing SEDC Bill

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing South East Development Commission Bill The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has expressed gratitude to the Senate for passing the Bill seeking the establishment of South East Development Commission (SEDC). The proposed legislation sponsored by Kalu was passed by the Senate on Thursday, after considering and adopting its clauses at the Committee of the Whole, chaired by the Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio. Recall that the House of Representatives on December 21, 2023 at its Committee of the Whole chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Kalu, unanimously…
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Former CBN Governor, Emefiele Sues Akpabio For Defamation, Demands N1bn

Former CBN Governor, Emefiele Sues Akpabio For Defamation, Demands N1bn

Emefiele Sues Akpabio For Defamation, Demands N1bn Emefiele's lawyer, Matthew Burkaa, in a notice to the Senate President faulted a "we don't know what to charge Emefiele with" statement credited to Akpabio. Embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has demanded N1bn damages from Senate President Godswill Akpabio for defamation. Emefiele’s lawyer, Matthew Burkaa, in a notice to the Senate President dated February 19, 2024, faulted a “we don’t know what to charge Emefiele with” statement credited to Akpabio on February 18, 2024. Emefiele, through his lawyer, considered Akpabio’s comment “false, distorted and clearly aimed…
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Hardship: We’ll overcome our challenges- Kalu                                                                     …encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together

Hardship: We’ll overcome our challenges- Kalu …encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together

Hardship: We 'll overcome our challenges- Kalu…encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together In an emotion-laden speech that rekindles hope and reinforces patriotism in the people, the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu at Tuesday plenary told Nigerians that the current economic challenges are transient and would be surmounted. Recognizing the resilient spirit of the people, Kalu said they have always risen together in times of adversity. He said that appropriate policies have been enacted by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu government to tackle the situation, urging the people to be patient. The Deputy Speaker who made the…
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President Tinubu sends warning to pupil who criticised voting process, untold hardship                                                          …Read message

President Tinubu sends warning to pupil who criticised voting process, untold hardship …Read message

President Tinubu sends warning to pupil who criticised voting process, over untold hardship…Read message President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's critics who spoke against him and his administration amid his efforts to solve the country's challenges have been warned by the federal government. The federal government, through the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, said making 'unwarranted' and 'unguarded statements' against President Bola Tinubu's government over insecurity and rising food prices will have consequences. The federal government's message comes a day after a primary school pupil in the North tackled the President for causing the untold economic hardship in the country.…
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Rep. Onuigbo Inaugurated as Chair, Climate Change Trade Group, ACCI

Rep. Onuigbo Inaugurated as Chair, Climate Change Trade Group, ACCI

Rep. Onuigbo Inaugurated as Chair, Climate Change Trade Group, ACCI Sponsor of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, and Member representing the South-East on the Governing Board of the North-East Development Commission, Rep. Sam Onuigbo, was on Thursday, February 8, 2024, inaugurated as the Chairman of the Climate Change Trade Group of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry(ACCI). Onuigbo’s inauguration was during the Inauguration Ceremony of the 12th President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry(ACCI),Chief Emeka Obegolu SAN, PhD, which was held at the Abuja International Conference Center. Reacting to his inauguration, the former Member of the House of…
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