Reps To Probe 4,000 NYSC Call Up Letter Fee

Reps To Probe 4,000 NYSC Call Up Letter Fee

nysc-corpers-1Following the outcry against the announcement of the 4,000 call up letter fee by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), THE House of Representatives, yesterday, began a probe into the basis for the fee.

The House, based on the allegation, urged NYSC to suspend forthwith the policy requiring prospective NYSC members to pay the amount with effect from 2015 before accessing their call-up letters.

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Nigeria Military Acquires New Equipments To Fight Boko Haram

Nigeria Military Acquires New Equipments To Fight Boko Haram

NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALAThe cordinating Minister for the economy and Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has said that the  federal government has acquired new military equipments to confront insurgency in the North-East.

She said this in a chat with newsmen after presenting relief materials to victims of Boko Haram attacks at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Girei, Adamawa State

She said that with the new…

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Collapse Building: I Saw The Tragedy Coming – TB Joshua

Collapse Building: I Saw The Tragedy Coming – TB Joshua

T B JoshuaThe founder of the Synagogue Church of all Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, has claimed that he saw a vision of the incident that killed at least 115 persons in the church guesthouse.

The victims, mainly South Africans, died when a six-storey guesthouse belonging to the church caved in on September 12.

The embattled clergyman, who said he knew something tragic was to befall his ministry, noted…

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NHRC Boss Tackles Pastor Oritsejafor

NHRC Boss Tackles Pastor Oritsejafor

Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor-2The Chairman, Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has described as excessive the number of security agents attached to the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.

He wondered why the CAN president would move about with a large number of security operatives, whom he alleged oppressed motorists.

The human rights…

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2014 Independence Day Broadcast By President Jonathan

2014 Independence Day Broadcast By President Jonathan

Goodluck-Jonathan-GEJ2014 Independence Day Broadcast by

His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR

Wednesday 1st October, 2014

Fellow Nigerians:

1.             Today marks the 54th anniversary of our country’s independence as a sovereign nation.  This is also the tenth month of our journey into a new century, having marked the centenary of our nation in January this year.

2.             The first one…

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Nigeria at 54: I’m Committed To Fulfil My Campaign Promises - Jonathan

Nigeria at 54: I’m Committed To Fulfil My Campaign Promises – Jonathan

Goodluck-Jonathan-GEJ-CartoonPresident Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria will overcome its many challenges even as it marks her 54th Anniversary today.

The President said this during his Independence Day address to the nation.

He said “We are still in that mood in spite of the many accomplishments of our administration. Our sombreness has to do with the crises of nationhood occasioned by the activities of terrorist…

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I’ll Improve the Living Standard of Nigerians – Pres. Jonathan

I’ll Improve the Living Standard of Nigerians – Pres. Jonathan

President-Goodluck-Jonathan-GEJ-360x225President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja restated the commitment of his administration to doing what is right to improve the living standard of the people.

Jonathan made the pledge while receiving the Primatial Award of Excellence in Christian Stewardship from the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) at the Presidential Villa.

He stated that the desired transformation of the country…

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Day 170: Rescuing Our Girls Demand Urgency – BBOG

Day 170: Rescuing Our Girls Demand Urgency – BBOG

Oby EzekwesiliOn this 170th Day since the abduction of the Chibok girls, we members of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign call on OUR GOVERNMENT AND THE REST OF THE world not to forget the ABDUCTED 219 girls in Nigeria. Our advocacy has always been for a singular purpose; AND that  IS, FOR our Government and security agencies act to RESCUE AND save the abducted Chibok girls WHO ARE DAUGHTERS OF NIGERIA. WE have…

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2015 Presidency: I’ am Not Desperate to Be APC’s Candidate - Buhari

2015 Presidency: I’ am Not Desperate to Be APC’s Candidate – Buhari

Muhamadu-Buhari-Declares-for-PresidentFormer Head of State and national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday put to rest insinuations that he was desperate to be the flag bearer of the party for the 2015 presidential election, saying the unity of the party is paramount.

Buhari also warned his supporters against casting aspersions on any aspirant on the platform of the party or be rude to…

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Flashback: Independence Day Speech 1960 - Sir Tafawa Balewa

Flashback: Independence Day Speech 1960 – Sir Tafawa Balewa

Sir A.Tafawa Balewa: Prime Minister 1960-1966, He was the first prime minister of an independent Nigeria.

Sir A.Tafawa Balewa: Prime Minister 1960-1966, He was the first prime minister of an independent Nigeria.

Nigeria Stands Upon Firm Foundations – Sir A. Tafawa Balewa

Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed an independent sovereign nation.

Wor…

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