Why I’m Passionate about Bridging Communication Gap-Moji Danisa

Veteran broadcaster, Moji Danisa, commonly known as ‘Queen of Junk’. In this interview, veteran broadcaster, Moji Danisa, commonly known as ‘Queen of Junk’, for her riveting insights into the lives of socialites and celebrities back in the days, with Chuks Nzeh speaks on her mission to breach the gap between the common man and policies of government with “Break It Down” a weekly television program that x-rays contemporary issues. Excerpts: Tell us about ‘Break It Down?’ ‘Break It Down’ is a 30-minute show on television which is focused on development policies, and…

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PRESS RELEASE: Aisha’s Garland Institutional Reforms, Paradigm Shift at Pencom

  A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has given a pat on the back of the present management of National Pension Commission (Pencom) under the able leadership of Hajiya Aisha Dahir-Umar. This is informed by her transparent management style of the pension industry and the regulation of the pension assets since she took over the mantle of leadership at the Commission. CWAI applauds her management dexterity, corporate and good governance regime in managing the affairs of the pension industry which have become the cynosure of all eyes…

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NUJ FCT calls for immediate release of kidnapped Punch reporter

By Admin The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council, has called for the immediate release of Okechukwu Nnodim, a correspondent with the Punch Newspapers. Nnodim was allegedly kidnapped by four gunmen in his Abuja home who gained access to his residence by scaling his fence after firing several gunshots in the air. In a press statement released by the council Friday, jointly signed by Comrade Emmanuel Ogbeche and Ochiaka Ugwu, chairman and secretary, condemns the heinous act in totality and calls for the unconditional release of Nnodim for him…

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Six Igbo soldiers secretly Executed in Abuja

*Buratai Ordered their execution. •Four of the executed soldiers: L-R; Top – Ebube, Ukwuoma; Down – Uchendu, Anyim. Six Nigerian soldiers have been secretly executed in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, after a hasty secret trial at which they were denied legal representation of their choice, a coalition of rights activists and scholars alleged this morning of Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The coalition said it was informed of the shocking development by Barr E.R. Okoroafor, an international human rights lawyer, who was allegedly denied the right to defend his client at…

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WAKEorg condoles with ECOWAS on Prof. AMADO

The leadership of West Africa Knowledge Economic organisation WAKEorg, has commiserated with the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), on the recent demise of one of theirs, Prof Leopold AMADO, who until his death was the ECOWAS commissioner for Education, Science and Culture. According to statement jointly signed by Prof Ahmed Dan-Fulani (Chairman) and Joel Dappa (Secretary), Prof AMADO, whom they described as a perfect gentleman and Ambassador extraordinaire, was at the verge of pioneering a new economic and scientific frontier for the region. The statement read in parts…

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Gbajabiamila mourns Tony Momoh, commiserates with Abike-Dabiri over mother’s death

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has described the passing away of a veteran journalist, Tony Momoh, as a sad development. Momoh, a former minister of information under the Ibrahim Babangida era, died on Monday at the age of 81. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said Momoh would be remembered for his selfless service to his fatherland. Gbajabiamila said the APC chieftain was one Nigerian who contributed immensely to the development of the party and…

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Breaking: Military takes over in Myanmar

By Emmanuel Iriogbe. *Aung Sang suu Kyi detained The military struck agan in Myanmar as they have toppled the government of Aung Sang suu Kyi today. News from the Asian country has it that the President has been detained along with some of her party leaders. The military said it reacted to evidence of fraud in the November 2020 general elections. Power it said has been handed over to General Ming Sung Hlaing. The ruling party spokesman has debunked The military’s claim Of fraud buat appealed to party supporters not to…

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JULIUS BERGER PROUDLY HAS A TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESSFULLY BEATING EVERY ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGE AND COMPLETING WORK ON TIME

  …SAYS MANAGING DIRECTOR, ENGR. DR. LARS RICHTER AT GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW DPR HEADQUARTERS BUILDING IN ABUJA Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, the nation’s pace-setting engineering construction company, professionally reputed for progressively pioneering new techologies and reliable project delivery methodologies, has been chosen to construct the new headquarters building of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Located at the strategic Central Business District of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, the iconic 10-storey building design also called “The Barrel”, is a challenging foretaste in magnitude and technical standard. But Julius Berger…

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Host Communities Fight over PIB

By Emmanuel Iriogbe,  Abuja Host communities engaged themselves in fisticut thursday in the House Of Representatives over the Petroleum Industri Bill,  PIB.  Though PenPushers could not immediately ascertain what led to the fight, it reliably gathered that there was disagreement over who controls the largest benefit when the Bill becomes operational. Trouble started when the host communities were called to testify at the sitting which held at Room 028 in the House. The fracas made members of the committee led by Chairman of the Committee,  Mohammed Monguno and other participants…

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Obaseki pays January salaries, pension

  The Edo State Government has paid January salaries and pension to workers and retirees in the state, as the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration reiterates its commitment to workers’ welfare. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the payment is in line with the Governor’s directive on prompt payment of salaries and pension to civil and public servants as well as retirees from the state civil service. According to him, “We have paid January salaries and pensions to workers and retirees in the state in…

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