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Edo Property Task Force: Ex IGP Arase Resigns As Chairman

Edo Property Task Force: Ex IGP Arase Resigns As Chairman

  Former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has resigned as the pioneer Chairman of the Edo State Private Properties Protection Task Force (PPPTF). Dr Arase made his decision known in a letter sent to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on the 1st of August. He said his decision was borne out of his many international engagements and possibility ... Read More »

Breaking:  El-Zakzaky to be released by DSS

Breaking: El-Zakzaky to be released by DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has given indication that it would release Shiite leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, following a court order permitting him to travel India for medical treatment. A Kaduna State High Court, on Monday granted his bail application . The Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya stated the stand of the agency on ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun reads riot act to property owners that harbor criminals

Gov Abiodun reads riot act to property owners that harbor criminals

  Governor  Dapo Abiodun on Monday sounded a note of warning to property owners in the state that let out their properties to criminally minded individuals that in turn make life unbearable for the people of the state, saying that such properties would be seized, demolished and erring owners dealt with accordingly. He spoke in his office while addressing pressmen ... Read More »

DSP Omo-Agege replies NNPC, makes clarifications on alleged plans to relocate gas coy

DSP Omo-Agege replies NNPC, makes clarifications on alleged plans to relocate gas coy

  Deputy Senate President (DSP),  Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has faulted statement by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that he was either misinformed or must have been quoted out of context on claims by him of alleged plans to relocate the headquarters of the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) from the Niger Delta. He spoke through Yomi Odunuga, his Special Adviser ... Read More »

DSS, Kaduna officials to accompany Shiite leader on medical trip, says Court

DSS, Kaduna officials to accompany Shiite leader on medical trip, says Court

 The leave granted Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by a Kaduna State High Court on Monday to travel abroad on medical treatment is not without conditions after all. The presiding judge , Justice Darius Khobo while granting the leave stated that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife Zeenat are to be accompanied to Mandeta hospital in ... Read More »

Aspirants Forum dismisses vote of confidence passed by Oyo APC Exco in itself

Aspirants Forum dismisses vote of confidence passed by Oyo APC Exco in itself

  The All Progressives Congress ( APC) Aspirants Forum, Oyo State chapter has dismissed the recent vote of confidence the state Executive Council of the APC passed in itself. The forum in a press statement signed by Comrade Akim Ayo Babalola – State Coordinator and Hon. Dejo Adebisi – Director of Media & Publicity said the vote of confidence “is ... Read More »

Lecture-Muslim Legal Practitioner: Between His Faith And Practice, By Yusuf Ali SAN

Lecture-Muslim Legal Practitioner: Between His Faith And Practice, By Yusuf Ali SAN

  Malam Yusuf Ali SAN delivering his lecture* “Islam highly insists that lawyers should preserve standard of conducts, to observe good ethics, conscience and piety.” MUSLIM LEGAL PRACTITIONER: BETWEEN HIS FAITH AND PRACTICE BEING A LECTURE DELIVERED BY: MALLAM YUSUF ALI SAN AT THE COMPANION JOINT USRAH PROGRAMME HELD AT THE LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY MOSQUE, ALAUSA, LAGOS, ON 3RD ... Read More »

#RevolutionNow :Security agents disperse protesters with teargas, gunshots in Lagos

#RevolutionNow :Security agents disperse protesters with teargas, gunshots in Lagos

  Security agents on Monday dispersed members of the #RevolutionNow movement who converged at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, with teargas and guns shots into the air . The protest was called by Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 General Election, and publisher of Sahara Reporters. Sowore in currently in detention. He was ... Read More »

Breaking: Court grants El- Zakzaky leave to travel for medical attention

Breaking: Court grants El- Zakzaky leave to travel for medical attention

  A Kaduna State High Court on Monday granted leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky leave to travel abroad for medical attention. Details later… Read More »

Gov Abiodun says 2020 budget will boost Ogun economic growth

Gov Abiodun says 2020 budget will boost Ogun economic growth

  Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said the proposed 2020 budget will be a springboard for implementation of his administration’s economic growth plan. He spoke at a sensitisation programme by the Ministry of Budget and Planning to enlighten stakeholders across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the vision of his administration towards the preparation of year 2020 budget. ... Read More »

Gov Sanwo-Olu to convert ICG campaign offices to consultative centres

Gov Sanwo-Olu to convert ICG campaign offices to consultative centres

  *Gov Sanwo-Olu* Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has unveiled plan to convert the four Independent Campaign Groups (ICG) offices to consultative offices. This is part of his agenda of getting his government and policies closer to the people in the three senatorial districts and enable citizens to submit any of their policy input and demands that would help ... Read More »

No Plan to Relocate Headquarters of Nigerian Gas Company from Niger Delta -says NNPC

No Plan to Relocate Headquarters of Nigerian Gas Company from Niger Delta -says NNPC

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has for the umpteenth time assured stakeholders in Delta State and the Niger Delta in general that it has no plan to relocate the headquarters of its subsidiary, Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) from its present location in Delta State to somewhere outside the region. The NNPC in a press release issued by its ... Read More »

From El Paso to Christchurch, a Racist Lie Is Fueling Terrorist Attacks

From El Paso to Christchurch, a Racist Lie Is Fueling Terrorist Attacks

  Terrorist who killed 27 worshipers in a Christchurch, New Zealand mosque. In El Paso this week and across the globe this year, white supremacists have left manifestos referencing a racist conspiracy theory to justify slaughtering religious and ethnic minorities. Alleged killers in Christchurch, New Zealand; Poway, California; and El Paso, Texas believed a theory that claims white people are being “replaced” by ... Read More »

Khmer Rouge leader dubbed ‘brother number two’ dies in hospital aged 93 – a year after he was jailed for life for genocide and crimes against humanity

Khmer Rouge leader dubbed ‘brother number two’ dies in hospital aged 93 – a year after he was jailed for life for genocide and crimes against humanity

 Nuon Chea died Sunday aged 93, a spokesman for the Cambodia tribunal said The cause of death was not given. He died at Khmer Soviet Friendship hospital   ‘Brother Number 1’ Pol Pot’s reign of terror left two million Cambodians dead  Many from overwork, starvation and mass executions from 1975 to 1979 Nuon Chea, Khmer Rouge’s chief ideologue, was not arrested until 2007 ... Read More »

Opinion: Between Public Interest, Missionary and Mercenary Journalism, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Opinion: Between Public Interest, Missionary and Mercenary Journalism, By Abdulwarees Solanke

  In a 1000 word length article I penned and was published in a number of national dailieslast year, I painted Journalism as an Art of a different genre, arguing that the ideal journalist is an artist.  The title of that illustrative piece as published for instance on the letters page of the Nigerian Tribune of October 10 2018 was ... Read More »

Absence of NANS stalls ENOUGH-IS-ENOUGH press conference on killings of Nigerians in S/Africa

Absence of NANS stalls ENOUGH-IS-ENOUGH press conference on killings of Nigerians in S/Africa

  A scheduled press conference to protest the recurring killings of Nigerians in South Africa has been postponed till another date over the inability of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to be present on the proposed date. Dabiri-Erewa* The press conference, titled Enough is Enough of killings of Nigerians in South Africa, was slated to be addressed by ... Read More »