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    Suspension of our presidential candidate null and void, ADC state chairmen declare
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    Suspension of our presidential candidate null and void, ADC state chairmen declare

  •  Celtic swatted Old Firm rivals Rangers away with ease in a thumping 4 0 Scottish Premiership win at Parkhead on Saturday In a barnstorming first half Liel Abada fired the home side ahead after eight minutes and the Israel winger grabbed a second just before the break This was after Portuguese winger Jota had scored with a delightful chip The Hoops had opened up a 3 0 interval gap in this fixture in February and the result would have stayed the same this time had substitute David Turnbull not accepted a gift from Jon McLaughlin He shot past the Gers goalkeeper for number four sealing another sore Old Firm defeat for the Ibrox outfit After the first Old Firm game of the season and the sixth league fixture Ange Postecoglou s side have a five point lead over their city rivals Even as it is so early in the season they look on course to retain the title Celtic will now prepare for their glamour UEFA Champions League opener against Real Madrid on Tuesday night on a real high Rangers opener in the competition takes place the following night in Amsterdam against Ajax and they have to somehow regroup after a damaging day OLAL NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Celtic brush aside rivals Rangers in one-sided Old Firm derby
     Celtic swatted Old Firm rivals Rangers away with ease in a thumping 4 0 Scottish Premiership win at Parkhead on Saturday In a barnstorming first half Liel Abada fired the home side ahead after eight minutes and the Israel winger grabbed a second just before the break This was after Portuguese winger Jota had scored with a delightful chip The Hoops had opened up a 3 0 interval gap in this fixture in February and the result would have stayed the same this time had substitute David Turnbull not accepted a gift from Jon McLaughlin He shot past the Gers goalkeeper for number four sealing another sore Old Firm defeat for the Ibrox outfit After the first Old Firm game of the season and the sixth league fixture Ange Postecoglou s side have a five point lead over their city rivals Even as it is so early in the season they look on course to retain the title Celtic will now prepare for their glamour UEFA Champions League opener against Real Madrid on Tuesday night on a real high Rangers opener in the competition takes place the following night in Amsterdam against Ajax and they have to somehow regroup after a damaging day OLAL NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Celtic brush aside rivals Rangers in one-sided Old Firm derby
    General news4 weeks ago

    Celtic brush aside rivals Rangers in one-sided Old Firm derby

    Celtic swatted Old Firm rivals Rangers away with ease in a thumping 4-0 Scottish Premiership win at Parkhead on Saturday.

    In a barnstorming first-half, Liel Abada fired the home side ahead after eight minutes and the Israel winger grabbed a second just before the break.

    This was after Portuguese winger Jota had scored with a delightful chip.

    The Hoops had opened up a 3-0 interval gap in this fixture in February and the result would have stayed the same this time had substitute David Turnbull not accepted a gift from Jon McLaughlin.

    He shot past the Gers goalkeeper for number four, sealing another sore Old Firm defeat for the Ibrox outfit.

    After the first Old Firm game of the season and the sixth league fixture, Ange Postecoglou’s side have a five-point lead over their city rivals.

    Even as it is so early in the season, they look on course to retain the title.

    Celtic will now prepare for their glamour UEFA Champions League opener against Real Madrid on Tuesday night on a real high.

    Rangers’ opener in the competition takes place the following night in Amsterdam against Ajax and they have to somehow regroup after a damaging day.

    OLAL(
    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •   The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato Kamarudin Jaffar will hold bilateral meetings in the People s Democratic Republic of Algeria from September 3 to 5 2022 and in the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 6 to 8 2022 He will be accompanied by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs In Algeria Dato Kamarudin is scheduled to pay a courtesy visit to His Excellency Ramtane Lamamra Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People s Democratic Republic of Algeria and to His Excellency Ibrahim Boughali President of the National People s Assembly of Algeria He will also have a commitment to the Algerian Institute of Diplomatic and International Relations L Ins titut Diplom atique et des Relations lnternationales In Bahrain he is scheduled to have separate meetings with His Excellency Fawz ia bint Abdulla Zainal Speaker of the Bahrain Council of Representatives His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Moham med Al Khalifa Advisor to His Majesty the King for Diplomatic Affairs Foreign Affairs and His Excellency Dr Abdullatifbin Rashid Al Zayani Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain The meetings held during the visits will enhance Malaysia s bilateral relations with Algeria and Bahrain including in the areas of trade investment education and religious affairs The meetings held during the visit will also provide an opportunity for Malaysia to discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest In 2021 Algeria was Malaysia s 10th largest trading partner in the Africa region with total trade valued at RM1 36 billion while Bahrain was Malaysia s 9th largest trading partner in the West Asia region with total trade valued at R M1460 million
    Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia holds bilateral meetings in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 3 to 8, 2022
      The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato Kamarudin Jaffar will hold bilateral meetings in the People s Democratic Republic of Algeria from September 3 to 5 2022 and in the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 6 to 8 2022 He will be accompanied by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs In Algeria Dato Kamarudin is scheduled to pay a courtesy visit to His Excellency Ramtane Lamamra Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People s Democratic Republic of Algeria and to His Excellency Ibrahim Boughali President of the National People s Assembly of Algeria He will also have a commitment to the Algerian Institute of Diplomatic and International Relations L Ins titut Diplom atique et des Relations lnternationales In Bahrain he is scheduled to have separate meetings with His Excellency Fawz ia bint Abdulla Zainal Speaker of the Bahrain Council of Representatives His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Moham med Al Khalifa Advisor to His Majesty the King for Diplomatic Affairs Foreign Affairs and His Excellency Dr Abdullatifbin Rashid Al Zayani Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain The meetings held during the visits will enhance Malaysia s bilateral relations with Algeria and Bahrain including in the areas of trade investment education and religious affairs The meetings held during the visit will also provide an opportunity for Malaysia to discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest In 2021 Algeria was Malaysia s 10th largest trading partner in the Africa region with total trade valued at RM1 36 billion while Bahrain was Malaysia s 9th largest trading partner in the West Asia region with total trade valued at R M1460 million
    Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia holds bilateral meetings in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 3 to 8, 2022
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    Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia holds bilateral meetings in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 3 to 8, 2022

    The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato'Kamarudin Jaffar, will hold bilateral meetings in the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria from September 3 to 5, 2022, and in the Kingdom of Bahrain from September 6 to 8, 2022.

    He will be accompanied by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    In Algeria, Dato 'Kamarudin is scheduled to pay a courtesy visit to His Excellency Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, and to His Excellency Ibrahim Boughali, President of the National People's Assembly of Algeria .

    He will also have a commitment to the Algerian Institute of Diplomatic and International Relations (L'Ins titut Diplom atique et des Relations lnternationales).

    In Bahrain, he is scheduled to have separate meetings with His Excellency Fawz ia bint Abdulla Zainal, Speaker of the Bahrain Council of Representatives, His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Moham med Al Khalifa, Advisor to His Majesty the King for Diplomatic Affairs.

    Foreign Affairs, and His Excellency Dr. Abdullatifbin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

    The meetings held during the visits will enhance Malaysia's bilateral relations with Algeria and Bahrain, including in the areas of trade, investment, education and religious affairs.

    The meetings held during the visit will also provide an opportunity for Malaysia to discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest.

    In 2021, Algeria was Malaysia's 10th largest trading partner in the Africa region with total trade valued at RM1.36 billion, while Bahrain was Malaysia's 9th largest trading partner in the West Asia region with total trade valued at R M1460 million.

  •  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Katsina command in ollaboration with the residents of Muhammad Bashar Housing Estate Katsina has established an outpost to enhance security in the area Speaking at the inauguration of the outpost on Saturday the NSCDC state Commander Mr Muhammad Sanusi described the new outpost as a great achievement According to him the call for the establishment of the outpost came at the right time in view of the security challenges within the communities Sanusi said although the security situation in the state had improved the outpost would contribute to sanitise the area from bad eggs in the society He further commended the efforts of the residents that led to the establishment of the outpost adding that they deserved more commendation He assured the residents of the command s commitment to provide the outpost with adequate operatives including those with arms Earlier the Chairman of the Community s security committee Alhaji Suleiman Abdullahi said the insecurity in the state especially within the communities encouraged them to facilitate the outpost According to him the outpost was the effort of the residents of the area who contributed towards the provision of the office and needed facilities While commending the NSCDC the security committee chairman assured them of all the necessary support to succeed in protecting the lives and property of the residents As elders in this area we have all the necessary understanding with youths in the area therefore we are going to work together to give all the necessary support to the security personnel he said Also one of the residents of the area Alhaji Yakubu Daudawa a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police DIG said the outpost would assist in reducing the security challenges in the area Daudawa explained that the effort to establish the outpost was part of their concern to have adequate security and more peace within the area and the state in general He further called on other communities to replicate the development to ensure that the state continued to enjoy the existing peaceful coexistence NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NSCDC, Katsina community establish outpost to tackle insecurity
     The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Katsina command in ollaboration with the residents of Muhammad Bashar Housing Estate Katsina has established an outpost to enhance security in the area Speaking at the inauguration of the outpost on Saturday the NSCDC state Commander Mr Muhammad Sanusi described the new outpost as a great achievement According to him the call for the establishment of the outpost came at the right time in view of the security challenges within the communities Sanusi said although the security situation in the state had improved the outpost would contribute to sanitise the area from bad eggs in the society He further commended the efforts of the residents that led to the establishment of the outpost adding that they deserved more commendation He assured the residents of the command s commitment to provide the outpost with adequate operatives including those with arms Earlier the Chairman of the Community s security committee Alhaji Suleiman Abdullahi said the insecurity in the state especially within the communities encouraged them to facilitate the outpost According to him the outpost was the effort of the residents of the area who contributed towards the provision of the office and needed facilities While commending the NSCDC the security committee chairman assured them of all the necessary support to succeed in protecting the lives and property of the residents As elders in this area we have all the necessary understanding with youths in the area therefore we are going to work together to give all the necessary support to the security personnel he said Also one of the residents of the area Alhaji Yakubu Daudawa a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police DIG said the outpost would assist in reducing the security challenges in the area Daudawa explained that the effort to establish the outpost was part of their concern to have adequate security and more peace within the area and the state in general He further called on other communities to replicate the development to ensure that the state continued to enjoy the existing peaceful coexistence NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NSCDC, Katsina community establish outpost to tackle insecurity
    Defence/Security4 weeks ago

    NSCDC, Katsina community establish outpost to tackle insecurity

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Katsina command, in ollaboration with the residents of Muhammad Bashar Housing Estate Katsina, has established an outpost to enhance  security in the area.

    Speaking at the inauguration of the outpost on Saturday, the NSCDC state Commander, Mr Muhammad Sanusi, described the new outpost as a great achievement.

    According to him, the call for the establishment of the outpost came at the right time in view of the security challenges within the communities.

    Sanusi said although the security situation in the state had improved, the outpost would contribute to sanitise the area from bad eggs in the society.

    He further commended the efforts of the residents that led to the establishment of the outpost, adding that they deserved more commendation.

    He assured the residents of the command’s commitment to provide the outpost with adequate operatives, including those with arms.

    Earlier, the Chairman of the Community’s security committee, Alhaji Suleiman Abdullahi, said the insecurity in the state, especially within the communities, encouraged them to facilitate the outpost.

    According to him, the outpost was the effort of the residents of the area who contributed towards the provision of the office and needed facilities.

    While commending the NSCDC, the security committee chairman assured them of all the necessary support to succeed in protecting the lives and property of the residents.

    “As elders in this area, we have all the necessary understanding with youths in the area; therefore, we are going to work together to give all the necessary support to the security personnel,” he said.

    Also, one of the residents of the area, Alhaji Yakubu Daudawa, a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), said the outpost would assist in reducing the security challenges in the area.

    Daudawa explained that the effort to establish the outpost was part of their concern to have adequate security and more peace within the area and the state in general.

    He further called on other communities to replicate the development, to ensure that the state continued to enjoy the existing peaceful coexistence.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  The Management of the News Agency of Nigeria has condoled with the family of the former NAN Editor in Chief Alhaji Ibrahim Mamnaga who died on Thursday in Kano Mammaga died on Thursday in Kano at the age of 62 after a brief illness The management team was led by the agency s Director of Administration and Human Resource Management Alhaji Abdulhadi Khaliel and the Deputy Editor in Chief Alhaji Ismail Abdulaziz Khaliel said they were sent by the management to come to Kano and condole with the family He prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased shortcomings and grant him Al Jannatul Firdausi A brother to the deceased Alhaji Garba Kawu Mammaga who received the delegation thanked the management for the visit Kawu Mammaga said though their brother has retired from service but the way people were trooping to condole with them indicated that he lived in peace with them A special prayer for the repose of soul of the deceased was offered by the delegation Mammaga retired in April 1 2020 after attaining 60 years of age The deceased left behind a wife and six children He served as Zonal Manager NAN Kaduna Editor in Chief and acting Managing Director before his retirement Also at the condolence were the former Editors in Chief Alhaji Yusuf Zango Idris Abdulrahman and Alhaji Lawal Ado Daura Others were the NAN Kaduna Zonal Manager Alhaji Abdullahi Salihu the former Deputy Editor in Chief Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf who now a Senior Special Adviser to Gov Abdullahi Ganduje on information NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NAN management condoles with former EiC’s family in Kano
     The Management of the News Agency of Nigeria has condoled with the family of the former NAN Editor in Chief Alhaji Ibrahim Mamnaga who died on Thursday in Kano Mammaga died on Thursday in Kano at the age of 62 after a brief illness The management team was led by the agency s Director of Administration and Human Resource Management Alhaji Abdulhadi Khaliel and the Deputy Editor in Chief Alhaji Ismail Abdulaziz Khaliel said they were sent by the management to come to Kano and condole with the family He prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased shortcomings and grant him Al Jannatul Firdausi A brother to the deceased Alhaji Garba Kawu Mammaga who received the delegation thanked the management for the visit Kawu Mammaga said though their brother has retired from service but the way people were trooping to condole with them indicated that he lived in peace with them A special prayer for the repose of soul of the deceased was offered by the delegation Mammaga retired in April 1 2020 after attaining 60 years of age The deceased left behind a wife and six children He served as Zonal Manager NAN Kaduna Editor in Chief and acting Managing Director before his retirement Also at the condolence were the former Editors in Chief Alhaji Yusuf Zango Idris Abdulrahman and Alhaji Lawal Ado Daura Others were the NAN Kaduna Zonal Manager Alhaji Abdullahi Salihu the former Deputy Editor in Chief Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf who now a Senior Special Adviser to Gov Abdullahi Ganduje on information NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NAN management condoles with former EiC’s family in Kano
    General news4 weeks ago

    NAN management condoles with former EiC’s family in Kano

    The Management of the News Agency of Nigeria has condoled with the family of the former NAN Editor-in-Chief, Alhaji Ibrahim Mamnaga, who died on Thursday in Kano. Mammaga died on Thursday in Kano, at the age of 62, after a brief illness.

    The management team was led by the agency’s Director of Administration and Human Resource Management, Alhaji Abdulhadi Khaliel and the Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Alhaji Ismail Abdulaziz.

    Khaliel said they were sent by the management to come to Kano and condole with the family.

    He prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased shortcomings and grant him Al-Jannatul Firdausi.

    A brother to the deceased, Alhaji Garba Kawu-Mammaga, who received the delegation, thanked the management for the visit.

    Kawu-Mammaga, said though their brother has retired from service, but the way people were trooping to condole with them, indicated that he lived in peace with them.

    A special prayer for the repose of soul of the deceased was offered by the delegation.

    Mammaga retired in April 1, 2020, after attaining 60 years of age.

    The deceased left behind a wife and six children.

    He served as Zonal Manager, NAN Kaduna, Editor in Chief and acting Managing Director before his retirement.

    Also at the condolence were the former Editors-in-Chief, Alhaji Yusuf Zango, Idris Abdulrahman and Alhaji Lawal Ado-Daura.

    Others were the NAN Kaduna Zonal Manager, Alhaji Abdullahi Salihu, the former Deputy Editor in Chief, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf, who now a Senior Special Adviser to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje on information.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Saturday began the annual Ember Months campaign with an awareness and fitness walk The Corps Marshal s Walk held in Awka was attended by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service Man o War Sports Commission Footballers Association National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and other FRSC allies a The walk had the theme Walking for Safe Healthy and Liveable Anambra The state Sector Commander Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi said that the essence of the ember months campaign was to educate motorists on how to drive safely Irelewuyi said There is nothing negative about the Ember Months except that we usually witness high level of vehicle movement Also attitudinal behaviours of drivers during the period cause road crashes and not any evil associated with the months Ceremonies such as wedding traditional events and burial among others are fixed and those from abroad come home to felicitate with their loved ones which sometimes increased the vehicular movement So this walk is to prepare our personnel physically and mentally for the task of managing road traffic during the period The commander urged motorists to cooperate with FRSC officials by avoiding overloading worn out tyres as well as change in attitudinal behaviours on the use of roads to reduce crashes He also advised motorists to pay attention to their health especially their eyes and mental health and exercise patience while on the road NewsSourceCredit NAN
    There is nothing negative about Ember months – FRSC
     Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Saturday began the annual Ember Months campaign with an awareness and fitness walk The Corps Marshal s Walk held in Awka was attended by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service Man o War Sports Commission Footballers Association National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and other FRSC allies a The walk had the theme Walking for Safe Healthy and Liveable Anambra The state Sector Commander Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi said that the essence of the ember months campaign was to educate motorists on how to drive safely Irelewuyi said There is nothing negative about the Ember Months except that we usually witness high level of vehicle movement Also attitudinal behaviours of drivers during the period cause road crashes and not any evil associated with the months Ceremonies such as wedding traditional events and burial among others are fixed and those from abroad come home to felicitate with their loved ones which sometimes increased the vehicular movement So this walk is to prepare our personnel physically and mentally for the task of managing road traffic during the period The commander urged motorists to cooperate with FRSC officials by avoiding overloading worn out tyres as well as change in attitudinal behaviours on the use of roads to reduce crashes He also advised motorists to pay attention to their health especially their eyes and mental health and exercise patience while on the road NewsSourceCredit NAN
    There is nothing negative about Ember months – FRSC
    General news4 weeks ago

    There is nothing negative about Ember months – FRSC

    Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Saturday began the annual Ember Months campaign with an  awareness and fitness walk.

    The Corps Marshal’s Walk held in Awka, was attended by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Man o’ War, Sports Commission, Footballers’ Association, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and other FRSC allies.

    aThe walk had the theme – ‘Walking for Safe, Healthy and Liveable Anambra’.

    The state Sector Commander, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, said that the essence of the ember months campaign was to educate motorists on how to drive safelyIrelewuyi said : ” There is nothing negative about the Ember  Months except that  we usually witness high level of vehicle movement.

    “Also attitudinal behaviours of drivers  during the period cause road crashes and not any evil associated with the months.

    “Ceremonies such as  wedding, traditional events and burial, among others, are fixed and those from abroad come home to felicitate with their loved ones, which sometimes increased the vehicular movement.

    “So this walk is to prepare our personnel physically and mentally for the task of managing road traffic during the period.

    ”The commander  urged motorists to cooperate with FRSC officials by avoiding overloading, worn out tyres as well as change in attitudinal behaviours on the use of roads to reduce crashes.

    He also advised motorists to pay attention to their health, especially their eyes and mental health and exercise patience while on the road.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja congratulated Secretary to Government of the Federation SGF Mr Boss Mustapha as he clocks 66 years on Sunday Sept 4 Buhari s media aide Malam Garba Shehu stated that the president extolled the political leader and diligent public servant for his dedication to nation building since his youthful days in the 1980s The president noted the commitment of the SGF in ensuring fluidity of ideas teamwork and harmony and efficient transitions of policies into gains for Nigerians He also extolled him for being active in legal practice politics and governance with distinctions in every assignment He affirmed that Mustapha s historic leadership roles like chairing the Presidential Task Force on Covid 19 would continue to stand him for recognitions President Buhari prayed for the wellbeing of Mustapha and his family Shehu stated NewsSourceCredit NAN
    President Buhari salutes Boss Mustapha (SGF) at 66
     President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja congratulated Secretary to Government of the Federation SGF Mr Boss Mustapha as he clocks 66 years on Sunday Sept 4 Buhari s media aide Malam Garba Shehu stated that the president extolled the political leader and diligent public servant for his dedication to nation building since his youthful days in the 1980s The president noted the commitment of the SGF in ensuring fluidity of ideas teamwork and harmony and efficient transitions of policies into gains for Nigerians He also extolled him for being active in legal practice politics and governance with distinctions in every assignment He affirmed that Mustapha s historic leadership roles like chairing the Presidential Task Force on Covid 19 would continue to stand him for recognitions President Buhari prayed for the wellbeing of Mustapha and his family Shehu stated NewsSourceCredit NAN
    President Buhari salutes Boss Mustapha (SGF) at 66
    General news4 weeks ago

    President Buhari salutes Boss Mustapha (SGF) at 66

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja congratulated Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha as he clocks 66 years on Sunday, Sept. 4. Buhari’s media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, stated that the president extolled the political leader and diligent public servant for his dedication to nation building since his youthful days in the 1980s.

    The president noted the commitment of the SGF in ensuring fluidity of ideas, teamwork and harmony, and efficient transitions of policies into gains for Nigerians.

    He also extolled him for being active in legal practice, politics and governance, with distinctions in every assignment.

    He affirmed that Mustapha’s historic leadership roles like chairing the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, would continue to stand him for recognitions.

    President Buhari prayed for the wellbeing of Mustapha and his family, Shehu stated.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  The family of Maj Gen Abdullahi Muraina has announced the passing of the retired army officer who was a former Chief of Account and Budget until his retirement in 2014 The family s spokesperson Adedotun Olaoluwa in a statement on Saturday said the ex general died in the United Arab Emirates on Friday Olaoluwa said that the deceased reportedly fell into a coma and was placed on a life support machine before he eventually passed on He said late Muraina had an early Koranic education and attended the Islamic Mission School Odoye Ibadan for his primary education before proceeding to the Nigerian Military School Zaria for his secondary education between 1972 and 1976 According to him he was at the Polytechnic Ibadan for his Advanced Level course between 1976 and 1978 Muraina had a distinguished career in the Nigerian Army and retired voluntarily after 35 years of meritorious service as a Major General He was until his retirement from the Nigerian Army in September 2014 the Chief of Accounts and Budget Army The general whilst in the Nigerian Army held several command staff and instructional appointments These include the Nigerian Army Training and Assistance Group in The Gambia and served as Head of the Gambian National Army Finance and Records a role he performed creditably in the quest for repositioning that country s Army s Finance While in the service of the Nigerian Army Muraina was decorated with Forces Service FSS Meritorious Service Star MSS Distinguished Service Star DSS and Grand Service Star GSS He was also honoured with General Service Medal of Honour Command Medal of Honour and Field Command Medal of Honour amongst others he said Olaoluwa also disclosed that the late general was a one time president of Nigerian Institute of Management NIM and a Fellow Certified National Accountant and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria In addition he was a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria and the National Institute being an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies He is survived by two wives Peju and Ann and nine children he added NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Family announces passing of ex-army general
     The family of Maj Gen Abdullahi Muraina has announced the passing of the retired army officer who was a former Chief of Account and Budget until his retirement in 2014 The family s spokesperson Adedotun Olaoluwa in a statement on Saturday said the ex general died in the United Arab Emirates on Friday Olaoluwa said that the deceased reportedly fell into a coma and was placed on a life support machine before he eventually passed on He said late Muraina had an early Koranic education and attended the Islamic Mission School Odoye Ibadan for his primary education before proceeding to the Nigerian Military School Zaria for his secondary education between 1972 and 1976 According to him he was at the Polytechnic Ibadan for his Advanced Level course between 1976 and 1978 Muraina had a distinguished career in the Nigerian Army and retired voluntarily after 35 years of meritorious service as a Major General He was until his retirement from the Nigerian Army in September 2014 the Chief of Accounts and Budget Army The general whilst in the Nigerian Army held several command staff and instructional appointments These include the Nigerian Army Training and Assistance Group in The Gambia and served as Head of the Gambian National Army Finance and Records a role he performed creditably in the quest for repositioning that country s Army s Finance While in the service of the Nigerian Army Muraina was decorated with Forces Service FSS Meritorious Service Star MSS Distinguished Service Star DSS and Grand Service Star GSS He was also honoured with General Service Medal of Honour Command Medal of Honour and Field Command Medal of Honour amongst others he said Olaoluwa also disclosed that the late general was a one time president of Nigerian Institute of Management NIM and a Fellow Certified National Accountant and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria In addition he was a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria and the National Institute being an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies He is survived by two wives Peju and Ann and nine children he added NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Family announces passing of ex-army general
    Defence/Security4 weeks ago

    Family announces passing of ex-army general

    The family of Maj.-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina  has announced the passing of the retired army officer, who was a former Chief of Account and Budget, until his retirement in 2014. The family’s spokesperson, Adedotun Olaoluwa, in a statement on Saturday, said the ex-general died in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.

    Olaoluwa said that the deceased reportedly fell into a coma and was placed on a life support machine before he eventually passed on.

    He said late Muraina had an early Koranic education and attended the Islamic Mission School, Odoye Ibadan for his primary education before proceeding to the Nigerian Military School, Zaria for his secondary education between 1972 and 1976. According to him, he was at the Polytechnic Ibadan for his Advanced Level course between 1976 and 1978. “Muraina had a distinguished career in the Nigerian Army and retired voluntarily after 35 years of meritorious service as a Major General.

    “He was until his retirement from the Nigerian Army in September 2014, the Chief of Accounts and Budget (Army).

    “The general, whilst in the Nigerian Army, held several command, staff, and instructional appointments.

    “These include the Nigerian Army Training and Assistance Group in The Gambia and served as Head of the Gambian National Army Finance and Records; a role he performed creditably in the quest for repositioning that country’s Army’s Finance.

    “While in the service of the Nigerian Army, Muraina was decorated with Forces Service (FSS), Meritorious Service Star (MSS), Distinguished Service Star (DSS), and Grand Service Star (GSS).

    “He was also honoured with General Service Medal of Honour, Command Medal of Honour and Field Command Medal of Honour amongst others,” he said.

    Olaoluwa also disclosed that the late general was a one time president of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and a Fellow, Certified National Accountant and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

    “In addition, he was a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria and the National Institute, being an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies.

    “He is survived by two wives Peju and Ann and nine children,” he added.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  The Nigerian Institute of Management Chartered NIM has announced the death of its President and Chairman of Council Maj Gen Abdullahi Muraina Rtd at the age of 64 The institute disclosed this in a statement signed on Saturday in Lagos by Mr Jude Iheanacho acting Registrar NIM According to the statement Muraina died from an ailment in a private hospital in Dubai United Arab Emirates It stated that Muraina who joined NIM in 2003 as member and elevated to the prestigious and highest professional membership grade of fellow in 2011 served the institute in various capacities at different times It added that the institute was greatly sadden by his passing describing the development as a huge blow and a sad commentary The statement read He was elected to the institute s council in 2014 and became the chairman of the audit committee between 2015 and 2017 Due to his consistent support of the institute s programmes over the years he was conferred the institute s presidential award in 2014 and became national treasurer in 2017 deputy president in 2020 before being elected the 23rd president in 2021 Apart from being a fellow of NIM Muraina was a fellow Certified National Accountants and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Member Institute of Directors Nigeria and an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru His pedigree as a thoroughbred seasoned and tested professional manager and military officer was never in doubt as he distinguished himself creditably in every assignment he was saddled with He would be sorely missed by the institute and it is our prayers that his soul rests in absolute perfect peace The burial arrangement will be announced by the family NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIM announces death of president
     The Nigerian Institute of Management Chartered NIM has announced the death of its President and Chairman of Council Maj Gen Abdullahi Muraina Rtd at the age of 64 The institute disclosed this in a statement signed on Saturday in Lagos by Mr Jude Iheanacho acting Registrar NIM According to the statement Muraina died from an ailment in a private hospital in Dubai United Arab Emirates It stated that Muraina who joined NIM in 2003 as member and elevated to the prestigious and highest professional membership grade of fellow in 2011 served the institute in various capacities at different times It added that the institute was greatly sadden by his passing describing the development as a huge blow and a sad commentary The statement read He was elected to the institute s council in 2014 and became the chairman of the audit committee between 2015 and 2017 Due to his consistent support of the institute s programmes over the years he was conferred the institute s presidential award in 2014 and became national treasurer in 2017 deputy president in 2020 before being elected the 23rd president in 2021 Apart from being a fellow of NIM Muraina was a fellow Certified National Accountants and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Member Institute of Directors Nigeria and an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru His pedigree as a thoroughbred seasoned and tested professional manager and military officer was never in doubt as he distinguished himself creditably in every assignment he was saddled with He would be sorely missed by the institute and it is our prayers that his soul rests in absolute perfect peace The burial arrangement will be announced by the family NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIM announces death of president
    Economy4 weeks ago

    NIM announces death of president

    The Nigerian Institute of Management Chartered (NIM) has announced the death of its President and Chairman of Council, Maj.-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina (Rtd), at the age of 64. The institute disclosed this in a statement signed on Saturday in Lagos by Mr Jude Iheanacho, acting Registrar, NIM.

    According to the statement, Muraina died from an ailment in a private hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    It stated that Muraina, who joined NIM in 2003 as member and elevated to the prestigious and highest professional membership grade of fellow in 2011, served the institute in various capacities at different times.

    It added that the institute was greatly sadden  by his passing, describing the development as a huge blow and a sad commentary.

    The statement read: “He was elected to the institute’s council in 2014 and became the chairman of the audit committee between 2015 and 2017. “Due to his consistent support of the institute’s programmes over the years, he was conferred the institute’s presidential award in 2014 and became national treasurer in 2017, deputy president in 2020 before being elected the 23rd president in 2021. “Apart from being a fellow of NIM, Muraina was a fellow, Certified National Accountants and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Member, Institute of Directors Nigeria and an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru. “His pedigree as a thoroughbred, seasoned and tested professional manager and military officer was never in doubt as he distinguished himself creditably in every assignment he was saddled with.

    “He would be sorely missed by the institute and it is our prayers that his soul rests in absolute perfect peace.

    “The burial arrangement will be announced by the family.

    ” 
    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •   Kenya is set to implement a three test HIV testing algorithm as it looks to streamline ongoing efforts to deal with the virus Speaking after receiving a preliminary report from a technical working group on the adoption of the procedure Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the field tests will be tested in selected counties before the national rollout I congratulate and thank the members of the Task Force for showing professionalism and adhering to the WHO recommendations while undertaking the task said the Health CS According to Kagwe this is the first time that a review of a testing algorithm has been carried out in the country in strict fidelity to the scientific process defined in a protocol recommended by the WHO and approved by an Ethical Review Committee and the National Science and Technology Commission Technology and Innovation Speaking during the ceremony Acting Surgeon General Dr Patrick Amoth said the task force s recommendations will be implemented as per the protocol and then adopted as the country s testing algorithm Task force chairman Dr Andrew Mulwa who is also the directorate s acting preventive and promotional health director said there was sufficient evidence to indicate that the two test algorithm was not optimal for HIV testing in the country He said the WHO has recommended a switch to a 3 test algorithm for countries with an HIV prevalence of less than 5 while Kenya stands at 4 3 Test algorithm according to WHO recommendation He was also required to contextualize the process of adaptation implementation and feasibility of the algorithm of the three tests before submitting his report to the General Directorate of Health The adoption of the three test HIV testing algorithm comes just a week after the Ministry of Health released the revised National Guidelines for HIV Treatment and Prevention The eleven member working group that was constituted in March 2022 was made up of government officials technical partners and research scientists
    Kenya adopts three-test HIV test in latest efforts to tackle virus
      Kenya is set to implement a three test HIV testing algorithm as it looks to streamline ongoing efforts to deal with the virus Speaking after receiving a preliminary report from a technical working group on the adoption of the procedure Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the field tests will be tested in selected counties before the national rollout I congratulate and thank the members of the Task Force for showing professionalism and adhering to the WHO recommendations while undertaking the task said the Health CS According to Kagwe this is the first time that a review of a testing algorithm has been carried out in the country in strict fidelity to the scientific process defined in a protocol recommended by the WHO and approved by an Ethical Review Committee and the National Science and Technology Commission Technology and Innovation Speaking during the ceremony Acting Surgeon General Dr Patrick Amoth said the task force s recommendations will be implemented as per the protocol and then adopted as the country s testing algorithm Task force chairman Dr Andrew Mulwa who is also the directorate s acting preventive and promotional health director said there was sufficient evidence to indicate that the two test algorithm was not optimal for HIV testing in the country He said the WHO has recommended a switch to a 3 test algorithm for countries with an HIV prevalence of less than 5 while Kenya stands at 4 3 Test algorithm according to WHO recommendation He was also required to contextualize the process of adaptation implementation and feasibility of the algorithm of the three tests before submitting his report to the General Directorate of Health The adoption of the three test HIV testing algorithm comes just a week after the Ministry of Health released the revised National Guidelines for HIV Treatment and Prevention The eleven member working group that was constituted in March 2022 was made up of government officials technical partners and research scientists
    Kenya adopts three-test HIV test in latest efforts to tackle virus
    Africa4 weeks ago

    Kenya adopts three-test HIV test in latest efforts to tackle virus

    Kenya is set to implement a three-test HIV testing algorithm as it looks to streamline ongoing efforts to deal with the virus.

    Speaking after receiving a preliminary report from a technical working group on the adoption of the procedure, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the field tests will be tested in selected counties before the national rollout.

    “I congratulate and thank the members of the Task Force for showing professionalism and adhering to the WHO recommendations while undertaking the task,” said the Health CS.

    According to Kagwe, this is the first time that a review of a testing algorithm has been carried out in the country in strict fidelity to the scientific process defined in a protocol recommended by the WHO and approved by an Ethical Review Committee and the National Science and Technology Commission.

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    and Innovation.

    Speaking during the ceremony, Acting Surgeon General Dr. Patrick Amoth said the task force's recommendations will be implemented as per the protocol and then adopted as the country's testing algorithm.

    Task force chairman Dr. Andrew Mulwa, who is also the directorate's acting preventive and promotional health director, said there was sufficient evidence to indicate that the two-test algorithm was not optimal for HIV testing in the country.

    He said the WHO has recommended a switch to a 3-test algorithm for countries with an HIV prevalence of less than 5%, while Kenya stands at 4.3%.

    -Test algorithm according to WHO recommendation.

    He was also required to contextualize the process of adaptation, implementation and feasibility of the algorithm of the three tests before submitting his report to the General Directorate of Health.

    The adoption of the three-test HIV testing algorithm comes just a week after the Ministry of Health released the revised National Guidelines for HIV Treatment and Prevention.

    The eleven-member working group that was constituted in March 2022 was made up of government officials, technical partners and research scientists.