Author: Humsi

Today the world commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) which happens annually on June 15th. A day, officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its Resolution 66/127 December 2011. It one day in the year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on some of our older generations. The theme for 2024 is “Our Older Persons deserve our Respect and Attention- Spotlight on Older persons in Emergencies” In furtherance of this, National Senior Citizens Centre’s (NSCC) is marking the day with stakeholder engagement, sensitization, awareness creation and advocacy to stop abuse, negglect…

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***Calls for Review as Recruitment List Flooded with Non-Applicants The Nigeria Police Force has raised alarm on the irregularities and alleged corruption of the recently released names of successful candidates in the ongoing 2022/23 Police Constables Recruitment Exercise. This became necessary upon being inundated with a series of complaints and allegations of corruption raised by unsuspecting candidates and stakeholders on the irregularities that marred the exercise most especially the disappearance of the names of screened candidates who were successful to the last stage. Upon careful scrutiny of the list released on the PSC portal, it was discovered that i) Several…

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By Mike Ozekhome SAN INTRODUCTION The unfortunate misstep and subsequent fall of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during this year’s Democracy Day celebrations ( which he has since humorously dismissed as a form of Yoruba “dobale” -genuflection )-quickly swirled around and became the stuff of internet gossip and street-corner small-talk. Reactions varied widely but, many tended to make light of it, while others (the usual suspects?) saw it as evidence of the President’s physical incapacity to cope with the tedious demands of his office. Political opportunism also set in, with yet others seeing the mishap as an “I-told you-so moment”, openly…

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***Orders Posting of DIG Galadanchi to FID, AIGs, CPs to Commands, Formations ***Warns Against Undermining Merit-Based Promotion System for Personal Gains The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, on Friday, decorated the newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Yahaya Sahabo Abubakar, along with nine Assistant Inspectors General of Police, and 15 Commissioners of Police with their new ranks in a prestigious ceremony held at the Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Peacekeeping Hall, Force Headquarters, Abuja. ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, (FPRO) revealed this in a statement signed on Friday. The newly decorated Assistant Inspectors General of…

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Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, has made a passionate appeal to the Church to support the present administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in actualising the Renewed Hope Agenda. Senator Akume urged the Church to work together with Government for the good of the country. Segun Imohiosen, the Director, Information & Public Relations in the Office of the SGF revealed this in a statement signed on Friday. The SGF made the appeal when a powerful delegation of Bishops cutting across Nigeria and the diaspora under the aegis of the Charismatic Bishops Conference of Nigeria led…

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By Miriam Humbe As part of measures towards ensuring a peaceful and crime-free Sallah celebration, the Nasarawa State Police Command has deployed four thousand, five hundred (4500) Police operatives to provide round-the-clock security across the State. This is including shopping malls, motor parks, financial institutions, places of worship, recreational centres, and key and vulnerable points to enable holidaymakers, worshipers and the general public enjoy optimum safety and security during the celebration. Furthermore, undercover operatives have also been deployed to strategic locations for intelligence gathering, while intensive patrols will be sustained on the highways across the state for the safety of…

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Dr. Nasiru Sani, Director of Human Resources Management and Administration (DHRM), NiMet The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is continuing with the development of the skills of its staff, a renewed move by the management. The agency is currently conducting a general training on performance management for staff members within Grade Levels 4 – 7 in the South-South, South-East, South West and North West zones of the country. Information made available to the press by the Director of Human Resources at the agency, Dr Nasiru Sule, shows that staff members from the mentioned zones are being trained in Kano, Ibadan and…

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Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, SAN, has urged political leaders to collaborate with grassroots leaders to address governance challenges confronting the country. The ICPC Chairman emphasised that the new policies and reforms of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu offer a path for Nigeria to achieve greatness. Dr. Aliyu made this statement at the recent book launch in honor of President Tinubu, recently held at Arewa House in Kaduna. He was represented by the ICPC Kaduna State Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Prince Hassan Mohammed. Demola Bakare, the Ag. Director, Public Enlightenment and…

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Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu SAN, has called on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Country to embrace and utilize social media platforms to raise awareness and educate citizens in the fight against corruption and to promote integrity. Demola Bakare, the Ag. Director, Public Enlightenment and Education/ Spokesperson for the Commission revealed this in a statement signed on Friday. The ICPC Chairman made this appeal during a goodwill message delivered at a one-day project dissemination meeting focused on the: “Tackling Corruption On Air and on Social Media” organized by…

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…. Tasks Stakeholders to initiate policy that would subsidize the high cost of sanitary towels production The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, (NAWOJ) FCT Chapter on Thursday, distributed free sanitary pads and writing materials to students of Junior Secondary School 1, Jabi in the Federal capital Territory. This was part of efforts to improve menstrual hygiene of the Girl Child and curb gender based violence in the society. Bassey Ita Ikpang, the FCT Chairperson of NAWOJ and Nkiruka Okeke, the Secretary said this in a statement jointly signed on Thursday. The one day sensitization program was organized by NAWOJ FCT…

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***As IGP Reiterates NPF Dedication to Guaranteeing Safety, Security of Citizens both Physically and in the Cyber Space Following the previous press briefing by the Nigeria Police Force and the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) where the general public was assured of the resolve of the duo in putting all hands-on deck to ensure the suspects behind the proliferation of various fake websites for JAMB registration, and the falsification of fake JAMB Admission Letters, and decimate the menace of Forgery, System Interference and schemes operating phishing websites to defraud unsuspecting JAMB candidates, the NPF-NCCC swung into action. They have…

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*** Debunks False and Mischievous Publication on Theft, Armed Robbery in IGP’s Quarters The Nigeria Police Force has successfully dismantled a cartel dealing in jewellery worth billions of Naira obtained from armed robbery operations in Abuja and its environs. On 28th April 2024, an armed robbery incident occurred at the residence of a police officer, attached to the Force Headquarters, Abuja, in Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory. During the incident, the officer was nearly smothered, while a secured safe containing jewellery, money, academic certificates, documents, phones and other valuable properties belonging to various residents in the compound were…

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