Police training: CLEEN Foundation is committed to working with new IGP Adamu

Post Views: 0  By Benson Olugbuo  Date: January 18th-19th, 2019 Venue: Maidugu Guest Palace, GRA, Gombe We welcome police officers from Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi, Borno and Yobe state commands to this event. We want to use this opportunity to also welcome and congratulate Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the new Inspector General of Police, who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday 15th January 2019, to replace Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, who retired from service after attaining the age of 60 years. We at CLEEN Foundation hereby state our commitment…

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Atiku is a walkover for Buhari – Lagos lawmaker

Post Views: 12   Suragi Raji Lagos   A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Abiodun Tobun has described the emergence of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as a walkover for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tobun gave the remark in his office on Tuesday at Alausa, Ikeja, saying Buhari’s integrity would give him an easy ride over Atiku. The lawmaker said, “It is a walkover; it’s like comparing integrity with money. Alhaji Abubakar is a renowned leader but when you compared him with…

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2019: A clarion call for change in government in Nigeria

Post Views: 13   By Prof Chris Nwokeji With less than two months to go, Nigerians are still pondering on which presidential candidate to vote for in the general elections of 2019. It will be definitely fun to watch the winner of the election. In the build up of 2015 presidential election, many Nigerians were meant to believe that corruption increased by unimaginable proportions, leading to hardship, hunger, frustration and withdrawal. In fact, one of the strongest points the opposition had against the government of President Goodluck Jonathan was his…

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Gani Adams partner with NUJ, drums support for restructuring of Nigeria

Post Views: 13 By Atukpa Grace The Lagos council of Nigeria Union of journalist (NUJ) in partnership with Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo Of Yorubaland  launched two books for the recognition of his outstanding contributions to the growth of Democracy in Nigeria and promotion of Yoruba culture on Wednesday 9th of January, 2019 at Banquet hall Sheraton hotel ikeja, Lagos. The event which was organized to celebrate the first anniversary of his installation as the 15th Iba Aare Ona kakanfo was launched with two books. The two books…

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Utomo Obong is now the festival binding all Efiks together – Efiok Cobham

Post Views: 16                             By Ita Akpan Calabar The chairman of the 2018 Utomo Obong, former Deputy Governor Barrister Efiok Cobham has described the homage Cultural Festival as the events that bind the 12 ancestral clans of the Efik Kingdom together since its inception 7-years ago and pledges for its continuity. He said, “This celebration has bound us together since its inception 7-years ago, it is the celebration of love, unity, and togetherness, therefore we must continue…

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Police, NURTW meet over 2019 elections in Lagos

Post Views: 11     By Emmanuel Udom       The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal called for a peaceful election campaign as he meets transport stakeholders in the state. Edgal urged the union members to be more peaceful saying that their union is an integral part of the coming election which is the reason why INEC has decided to partner with the union for logistics during the election. “You know people still had the mindset that you are still the union of those days not knowing you…

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LASG prepares to clampdown on illegal traders on railway tracks

Post Views: 19 By Emmanuel Udom Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force are set to clampdown on all illegal traders on railway tracks across the State. Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that heavy convergence of illegal traders selling and buying goods around railway tracks is suicidal and eye-sore. He said “strategically this unusual and very risky trading practice has led to the death of some people, especially those who were not quick enough to depart the scene for an oncoming train” CSP Egbeyemi maintained that in…

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Why community leader, police allegedly ‘conspires to kill’ bizman in Anambra

Post Views: 21   By Emmanuel Udom   Mr George Okoye, elder brother of Angus Okoye, the 48-year-old businessman, that was found dead at the boundary between Isu Aniocha and Nawgu in Anambra state has explained to www.newstracker.com.ng the build-up to this dead-end for his junior brother. Speaking in an exclusive interview with our correspondent yesterday in Lagos, George Okoye, an elder, said the angle dished out by the police in Anambra state that his late brother was killed during a communal clash was not correct, saying the community has…

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The many benefits of citizen journalism

Post Views: 20 By Emmanuel Udom Citizen journalism is all about people collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information especially on the social media. This is not my definition, but that of Wikipedia. As we all know, our world is now a global village. Therefore, we all are reporters or citizen journalists using online platforms to tell the entire world what is happening around us. Trained journalists now rely on the social media and citizen reporters to get tips on what is happening around the world. These tips are…

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Okowa gives marching order on Effurun/Warri flood control

Post Views: 15 … As study committee submits preliminary report By Prosper Onome  DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said his administration would commence work to check perennial flooding in Effurun/Warri and its environs this dry season. Governor Okowa gave the assurance in Asaba while receiving the preliminary report of the Committee to Study and Advise Government On Measures To Tackle Flooding In Effurun/Warri and Environs. Governor Okowa who commended the Committee for carrying out their functions within stipulated period, disclosed that the issue of checking flooding in…

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