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Ahead of tonight's Round of 16 clash against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to keep winning at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.
The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to consider and pass three critical bills needed to effectively fight corruption in the country.
The attempt by a former governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Muritala Nyako (rtd) to terminate his money laundering trial by the EFCC, suffered a major setback today, Tuesday, as the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal dismissed his appeal seeking to upturn the ruling of the Federal High Court, that he has a case to answer.
A PDP chieftain, Senator Abba Moro, representing Benue South Senatorial district, has described the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, as an inspiration whose exemplary leadership has made Nigerians wish for more leaders like him. Senator Moro spoke on Wednesday in Maiduguri when the Senate Committee on Army, which he is part of, visited the Government House in Maiduguri, while in Borno to assess activities of the army and security situation. "For those of us in struggle, you (Governor Zulum) are an inspiration. And as a silent admirer of your leadership, it is an understatement to say that you are leading by example. Aside from me, I know that many Nigerians admire you because the bane of our society today is how to harness and manage the resources at our disposal for the benefits of the greatest number of the Nigerian people” "If there is one leader that Nigerians would mention who has assumed the position and refused to be overwhelmed by challenges of that position, it is you (Zulum). By your exemplary leadership, Nigerians wish that we have more of you in Nigeria today”, Senator Abba Moro said. The Senate Committee on Nigerian Army led by its chairman, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, was on a courtesy call on Governor Zulum. Senator Zulum commended the Governor for supporting the army to the extent that commanding officers publicly acknowledge that they get much support without asking the governor.
The Imo government has said a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have been named by suspects as sponsors of kidnapping and banditry in the state.
In his reminiscence, Kida said needless bickering amongst stakeholders characterized 2021. This, he said, took the shine off a glorious year. He urged stakeholders to join hands in building a basketball system that will be self-sufficient and sustaining in the country.
President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida, has charged Nigerians at home and in diaspora to utilize the powers of sports to further help develop the country's socio-economic strengths by gainfully engaging and empowering the teeming youth in sporting activities.
We remain grateful to the Almighty God for yet another Year attained as a country, united by a common destiny and resolute in our determination to overcome the several challenges along the path to build the great and prosperous Nation of our dream.