Insurgency War: Chief Of Air Staff Charges Troops To Be Vigilant

  The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has cautioned troops to vigilant at all times and not to be caught taken unaware. The Air Boss was represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Air Vice Marshall Emmanuel Anebi, during a visit to troops of the Task Force fighting insurgency in the North East … Continue reading Insurgency War: Chief Of Air Staff Charges Troops To Be Vigilant

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Audu Ogbeh Advocates Research-Based Agriculture To Enhance Food Sufficiency

  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has advocated for technology based agriculture as a means for sustainable food security and sufficiency for the nation’s growing population. Ogbeh, at the 2019 Annual Research Review and Planning meeting held at the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria, Kaduna State, called on all … Continue reading Audu Ogbeh Advocates Research-Based Agriculture To Enhance Food Sufficiency

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Security Challenges: Governor Sani-Bello Calls For Extra-Vigilance

  Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called for extra-vigilance among stakeholders as a necessary measure to stem the tide of the growing insecurity in the country. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, the Governor stressed the need for collective security and extra-vigilance from all stakeholders in … Continue reading Security Challenges: Governor Sani-Bello Calls For Extra-Vigilance

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Increase In Workers’ Productivity Is Key To New Minimum Wage Implementation – Rewane

   The Chairman, Presidential Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said that if there is no increase in productivity, the value of increased wages will reduce to a point. Rewane who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, explained that the point is to look for ways to improve workers productivity by … Continue reading Increase In Workers’ Productivity Is Key To New Minimum Wage Implementation – Rewane

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Merkel Pledges Support To Ukraine After Zelensky Win

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday congratulated comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on his landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, saying she hopes the vote will help stabilise the troubled country. “I congratulate you on your election,” Merkel said. “The stabilisation of Ukraine and a peaceful conflict resolution are as close to my heart as the … Continue reading Merkel Pledges Support To Ukraine After Zelensky Win

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Sri Lanka Government Declares State Of Emergency

  Sri Lankan authorities have ordered a state of emergency to be introduced from midnight Monday following the deadly Easter attacks, the president’s office said. The special measures are being brought in “to allow the police and the three forces to ensure public security,” the statement said, referring to the army, navy and air force. … Continue reading Sri Lanka Government Declares State Of Emergency

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US Warns Of Possible Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka

  The US State Department has warned of possible terrorist attacks in a revised travel advisory for Sri Lanka, after a series of deadly blasts killed nearly 300 people — including Americans — in the island nation on Easter Sunday. Sunday’s attacks saw suicide bombers target churches during Easter services and high-end hotels in the … Continue reading US Warns Of Possible Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka

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Iran, Pakistan To Set Up Border ‘Reaction Force’ After Attacks

  Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced Monday that he and visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to set up a joint border “reaction force” to counter terrorism. “We agreed to create a joint rapid reaction force at the borders for combatting terrorism,” Rouhani told a joint news conference, following months of increased tensions over … Continue reading Iran, Pakistan To Set Up Border ‘Reaction Force’ After Attacks

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YDP Ex-Chairman Calls On INEC To Stop Vote-Buying

  Former chairman of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), Nya-Etok Ezekiel, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to urgently address the issue of vote-buying ahead of the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria. Mr Ezekiel, a former governorship candidate of the party in Akwa Ibom state, described vote-buying as the evil that if … Continue reading YDP Ex-Chairman Calls On INEC To Stop Vote-Buying

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Sri Lanka Government Says Local Islamist Group Behind Blasts

  The Sri Lankan government believes a local Islamist extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) was behind the deadly suicide bomb attacks that killed nearly 300 people, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said Monday. Senaratne, who is also a cabinet minister, added that the government was investigating whether the group had “international support”. READ … Continue reading Sri Lanka Government Says Local Islamist Group Behind Blasts

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