PSYCHOLOGICAL & BEHAVIOURAL PROFILING OF PERSONNEL NOT FOR DOWNSIZING -Says Gana

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu while receiving report of the Forensic Psychological Profiling of the Corps personnel from the Forensic and Behavioural unit of the Corps said, the essence of the exercise is to ensure psychological stabilization of the personnel as a result of post stress management disorder and not for the purpose of ranking or downsizing of personnel as insinuated in some quarters. Gana said the Corps has taken the decision to involve the exercise as one of the criteria for…

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FG mandates schools to teach History as standalone subject from September

The Federal Government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of history as a standalone subject from the next academic calendar. Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education made this known on Friday in an interview with the News Agency in Abuja. It would the recalled that the Federal Government on June 18 promised the return history to school curriculum while ensuring that all primary school teachers are trained to deliver digital literacy. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared at the…

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NSCDC PERSONNEL ON GROUND NATIONWIDE FOR JUNE 12

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has directed for the massive deployment of personnel to provide security coverage ahead of the June 12 Democracy Day Celebration in order to forestall security nationwide and to guide against the insinuation that some persons with sinister motives are planning to scuttle the celebration. The Commandant General of the Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu charged the operations department at the Headquarters, Zonal Commanders as well as the state commandants on the need for strategic and massive deployment of…

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I left my home for fear of my life –Clara, enstranged wife of Enugu Ex-Gov Chime

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo, that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life. Clara, made the allegation while being cross-examined by the counsel for the former governor, Paul Onyia, in the petition filed by Chime for the dissolution of their 11-year-old marriage. Clara informed the court that she met  her husband while he was Enugu State governor. ”I bought two vehicles. A a Lexus 570 SUV and a BMW S6 for myself…

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Protesters storm APC headquarters in Abuja, tell Yahaya Bello to forget 2nd term

Hundreds of protesters stormed the Abuja headquarters of the All progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, June 10, reportedly demanding that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi should be stopped from contesting for a second term in office. The protesters who grounded activities at the APC headquarters, were armed with placards carrying various anti-Bello inscriptions. Some of the placards had messages asking the presidency to save Kogi while others demanded for full freedom for the state. The protesters also urged the APC to declare a direct primary election for its aspirants ahead…

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JAMB to announce cut-off mark for 2019/2020 admission Tuesday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will meet with stakeholders on Tuesday to decide the cut-off mark for the 2019/2020 admission. The 2019 Policy Meeting with stakeholder will hold on Tuesday, June 11 at Gbongan, Osun State. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Benjamin said the official cut-off marks for the 2019/2020 admission would be made public at the end of the policy meeting. He advised candidates to disregard any cut-off mark being peddled by fraudsters, describing…

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Former US President, Jimmy Carter resumes teaching at 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. WSB-TV streamed Carter’s lecture, showing the 94-year-old ex-president smiling and talking while seated in a white cushioned chair at the podium. He was released from the hospital on May 16 after falling and breaking his hip as he was preparing to leave for a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said at the time. Carter has lived longer…

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Saraki Donates Severance Allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, Others

-Children of Late Senators also to benefit President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly Management should distribute his Severance Allowance to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated that the Severance Allowance should be used to support the families of Leah Sharibu, who is being held by Boko…

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Gov Makinde Issues Inauguration Proclamation for Oyo 9th Assembly

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has issued a proclamation for the inauguration of the 9th Session of the State House of Assembly. This was announced in a statement by Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. The statement indicated that the proclamation, under the signature of the Governor, was issued to the Clerk of the House, Ms. Foluke Oyediran, on Saturday. According to the statement, the proclamation is pursuant to the provision of 1999 Constitution (As Amended). The law states that the person elected as the…

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REASONS DINO MELAYE MAY BECOME NEXT KOGI GOVERNOR – FANI-KAYODE

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Saturday said senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, may become the next governor of Kogi State. He said Melaye may end up as the next governor of Kogi State if he continues to praise God in public. The lawmaker had made the declaration last Saturday during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held at his country home in Aiyetoro Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area of the state. His media aide, Gideon Ayodele, while making the disclosure said his boss…

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