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Month: December 2022

Ndiomu secures ICT  deal for ex-agitators

Ndiomu secures ICT deal for ex-agitators

News Feature, Technology
The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Maj Gen Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has secured a mouth watering ICT deal for ex-agitators. The General whose heart's desire has always been the productive engagement of graduate and skilled ex-agitators in Nigeria's labour market is to partner with the National Information Development Agency in the days ahead. The National Information Development Agency has agreed to grant special concessions to qualified ex-agitators by offering them scholarships in ICT training. As a follow up to the agreed decision, the management of NIDA is to set up an inter-agency committee charged with the responsibility of engaging ex-agaitators in the new digital world. This outcome was made known to the public during a courtesy vis...
Why we chose Tompolo Maritime Man of the Year….Asu Beks

Why we chose Tompolo Maritime Man of the Year….Asu Beks

Maritime, News Feature, Press Release
High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo, and chief executive officer of TANTITA Security Services Limited, one of the companies contracted by the Federal Government to provide surveillance and protection serves for the network of crude oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region, has emerged the 2022 Maritime Man of the Year. Tompolo's emergence was announced by Maritime Media Limited, a media consultancy and publishing outfit with special focus on Nigeria’s maritime industry. It's publisher and editor-in-chief, Elder Asu Beks, unveiled the organization's winner in a special press release issued in Lagos. According to him, since President Muhammadu Buhari in August this year made the bold call to involve private sector organizations in pipeline surveillance and protecti...
Police to recruit ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region

Police to recruit ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region

Law, News Feature
The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Maj Gen Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has solicited the support of the Police High Command in the recruitment of ex-agitators into its rank and file as well as officers' Corp. The Interim Administrator made the request when he paid a courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman at the Police Headquarters in Abuja. Gen Ndiomu revealed that the PAP has over the years trained a lot of youths from the Niger Delta region who have the capacity to serve in the Nigerian Police force. The Interim administrator also expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Police High Command for providing security services at its offices and facilities in Abuja and across the Niger Delta region. In his re...
Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Maritime, News Feature
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has received commendation for its corporate citizenship performance by the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN, having received the 'Corporate Organization Award' just as the Agency's Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, was recognized with the 2022 'Outstanding Service to Taxation Profession' award by CITN at a dinner in Lagos. NIMASA was recognized for its exemplary record of tax-compliance and corporate social initiatives including its nationwide distribution of relief materials to internally displaced persons as well as donations of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) equipment meant to uplift the economically challenged in various states of the federation. The Agency's DG, Dr. Jamoh OFR on the other ha...
We have been Prudent With 13% Derivation Funds…Gov Douye Diri

We have been Prudent With 13% Derivation Funds…Gov Douye Diri

News Feature
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said the focus of his administration is to open up the riverine state by linking rural communities by roads. Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, on a Yenagoa-based radio station on Saturday, Governor Diri said Bayelsa was not in competition with any other state as all states had their peculiar needs and priorities. According to the governor, one of the major challenges of the state is its riverine nature, which restricts access to rural communities by road as well as hinder agricultural produce from reaching markets in the state capital and other cities. “This is why our administration is focused on constructing roads to rural communities where the bulk of the poor people live,” he said. Governor Diri s...
SEN DICKSON, ALAIBE ENDORSE NDIOMU, DECLARE SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY PROGRAMME  •••THANK PRESIDENT BUHARI, NSA FOR HIS APPOINTMENT  ••• URGE STAKEHOLDERS TO BACK HIM

SEN DICKSON, ALAIBE ENDORSE NDIOMU, DECLARE SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY PROGRAMME •••THANK PRESIDENT BUHARI, NSA FOR HIS APPOINTMENT ••• URGE STAKEHOLDERS TO BACK HIM

News Feature, Politics
Former Governor of Bayelsa State, and Senator representing Bayelsa West, Senator Henry Seriake and former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Chief Timi Alaibe, have declared support for the the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Maj Gen Barry Ndiomu. The two prominent Niger Delta leaders said that they have confidence in the ability of Ndiomu to run the Amnesty Office effectively to the benefit of the region, the appointing authority and the country. Senator Dickson and Chief Alaibe spoke shortly after a meeting at the residence of the Senator at his Maitama residence, Abuja, on Friday morning. They thanked President Mohammadu Buhari and the National Security Adviser Abbagana Monguno, for the appointment of Ndiomu to pilot the af...