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Author Archives: Rukayat Yisau

Return Diplomatic Passports or Else…

Return Diplomatic Passports or Else…

Martin Abeshi, comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has called on former ministers, governors and members of the national and state assemblies to return diplomatic passports in their possession or face the embarrassment of seeing their names published in the media. Abeshi made the call in Abuja on Wednesday while outlining his programme for

Ambode Appoints New LIRS Chairman

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, has appointed Olufolarin Ogunsanwo as the new Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, LIRS. The Lagos State House of Assembly confirmed Ogunsanwo’s appointment on Tuesday, following the request of Governor Ambode, who had earlier approved the appointment of new Directors to the Board of LIRS. The new directors

Nigerian Sports Award: Nominations Closes September 26

  Unmissable Incentives Limited, organizers of the prestigious Nigerian Sports Award, has announced that the nominations of outstanding sportsmen and women for the different categories of awards for the 2015 edition would close on Saturday, September 26. Briefing journalists on the 2015 edition of the Nigerian Sports Award in Lagos on Monday, Kayode Idowu, executive

Asset Declaration: Justice Ministry Seeks Saraki’s Arrest

Following the failure of Bukola Saraki, senate president, to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to defend himself against allegation of false declaration of assets, the Federal Ministry of Justice has requested the tribunal to issue a bench warrant for his arrest. M.S. Hassan, a deputy director in the office of the

Transport Ministry Reviews NIMASA Recruitment

The Federal Ministry of Transport has started a review of recruitment, placements and promotions, which the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, commenced in 2010. Lami Tumaka, NIMASA’s spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday, stating that the committee is expected to determine whether employment, placements and promotions in NIMASA from 2010 to

Remembering Comrade Chima Ubani

    Friends and associates of Chima Ubani, late executive director of Civil Liberties Organization, CLO, have unveiled a line-up of events to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the mortal passage of the human rights activist. Sylvester Odion Akhaine, chairman, Board of Trustees, Centre for Constitutionalism and Demilitarisation, announced this in a statement issued on

Banking on Buhari

Korede Lawal, national president of the Ijebu Muslim College Old Students’ Association, IMCOSA, has reiterated the confidence of the association in President Muhammadu Buhari tackling the numerous challenges confronting the nation, which includes insecurity, corruption and other social vices. While delivering his welcome address at the 2015 Merit Award ceremony and Luncheon of the IMCOSA

IGP Orders “Operation Round Up Persons Inciting Violence Nationwide”

  Solomon Arase, the inspector-general of Police, IGP, has ordered an immediate clamp down on persons or group of persons inciting violence and social disorder across the country. According to Olabisi Kolawole, Force public relations officer, who announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday, the directive becomes imperative following recent activities of members of

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