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Onitsha Monarch inaugurates festival

Onitsha Monarch inaugurates festival

Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, has inaugurated the second Golibe Festival aimed at promoting the rich culture of Onitsha people. Golibe is an annual festival of Onitsha arts, music, culture, family and community building, initiated in 2016. The monarch said the festival was one of the objectives of re-developing Onitsha into a vibrant 21st century city and globally acclaimed ... Read More »

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

…says only God is infallible Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that he would not be too proud to reverse himself anytime he found it necessary as according to him, only God is infallible. Governor Makinde, who joined the congregation at the Oja’ba Central Mosque for a special prayer to commemorate his 52nd birthday, said that his government ... Read More »

Christmas: Use Your Position To Affect Life Positively – Bishop

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin. The Bishop of Kwara State Anglican Communion, RT. Rev. Sunday Adewole has charged people in positions of authority to function in office with the fear of God. Preaching on the Christmas day at St. Bernabas Anglican Cathedral in Ilorin, Bishop Adewole said those in positions, particularly holding public offices must learn to use such positions to ... Read More »

Christmas: Why Muslims Felicitate with Christians

Christmas: Why Muslims Felicitate with Christians

By Gen I B M Haruna Christmas is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, and many Christians celebrate the religious significance of this day. For Muslims to felicitate with their Christian friends and neighbours on this day does not make the Muslim a Christian but rather encourages interfaith harmony which was exemplified by our beloved Prophet ... Read More »

Ensure your sources of information are not one-sided, Buhari tells US

Ensure your sources of information are not one-sided, Buhari tells US

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged United States of America to ensure that its sources of information on Nigeria cut across all sectors as some people might provide misleading and manipulative narratives for self-serving purposes, ignoring the larger picture of a united country. The President, who spoke on Tuesday while receiving Letters of Credence of United States of America Ambassador to ... Read More »

My detention and trial ordained by God- Dasuki

My detention and trial ordained by God- Dasuki

Recently released for National Security Adviser, (NSA) Colonel Sambo Dasuki said his detention and trial have been pre-determined by God and as such, he bears no grudge against anyone. “You said I spent four years in detention, it is over today. Only God knows everything that will happen tomorrow” Dasuki told the Voice of America (Hausa Service) in an interview. ... Read More »

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

  …Directs 8 new projects Governor Babagana Umara Zulum is marking the Christmas season in the southern part of Borno State which has the highest population of Christian-citizens. He spent last night in Uba, a majority Christian portion of Askira-Uba local government area. Muslims are majority in Askira portion of the council. Governor Zulum, in his Christmas message, wished all ... Read More »

Katsina Minimum Wage Committee Promises Workers Sustainable Package

Katsina Minimum Wage Committee Promises Workers Sustainable Package

Katsina State Joint Committee for the Implementation of New Minimum Wage says it will soon come up with new minimum wage that is sustainable by the government. The Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa, revealed this on Tuesday while meeting with the leaders of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Katsina. According to him, the committee would take into ... Read More »

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

Consecutively Kano is leading all other states for the Third Time in the areas of security, infrastructural development, health, education, economy among other areas, as assessed by the APC Progressive Governors Forum, according to November Assessment Report released recently, by the Forum. In a letter sent to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, that was attached with the full scale report of ... Read More »

AU partners NIDCOM as it holds Town Hall Meeting Next Year

AU partners NIDCOM as it holds Town Hall Meeting Next Year

To effectively engage the diaspora at the grassroots level, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has announced plans to hold its inaugural Town Hall Meeting for Diaspora Focal Point Officers at various states of the federation in 2020. Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi, the Secretary of the Commission, stated this when he received Mr. Macaulay Kanu, Chairman, AU 6th Region Canada ... Read More »

A Christmas of love, joy, peace and goodwill- NLC

A Christmas of love, joy, peace and goodwill- NLC

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) congratulates workers and pensioners, and indeed, all Nigerians on the commemoration of Christmas – the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. The essence and message of Christmas are joy to the world and peace to men and women of goodwill. Thousands of years after the birth of Jesus Christ, the central ... Read More »

SERAP welcomes release of Sowore, Dasuki, urges Buhari to obey all court orders

SERAP welcomes release of Sowore, Dasuki, urges Buhari to obey all court orders

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed the announcement by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ordering the release of #RevolutionNow protest convener, Mr. Omoyele Sowore and the immediate-past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, from custody. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) today reportedly directed the Department of State Services to ... Read More »

Dasuki Received by Family, Well-wishers after Release from Custody (Pictures)

Dasuki Received by Family, Well-wishers after Release from Custody (Pictures)

The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has finally reunited with family tonight after four years in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS). Dasuki left the DSS premises at 9.00 pm and was received by family members and well-wishers at his Asokoro Residence at 9.30 pm. The former NSA was first arrested on December 1, 2015 by ... Read More »

Christmas message: MURIC advocates live and let live

Christmas message: MURIC advocates live and let live

As Nigerian Christians join millions in the body of Christ throughout the world to celebrate Christmas in memory of the birth of Jesus (peace be upon him) today, 25th December, 2019, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has felicitated with Christian leaders and their followers in the country. A public statement issued by the director of the human rights organization, Professor ... Read More »

Atiku Restructures Businesses, Unveils Brand Name

Atiku Restructures Businesses, Unveils Brand Name

In order to centralize operation and pursue better efficiency in his businesses, former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has announced a migration of all his business outfits into an umbrella brand known as the Priam Group. Atiku, a business tycoon and industrialist is the founder of a number of businesses spanning several sectors of the economy including manufacturing, media, ... Read More »

Wike Rejects PDP’s Intervention in Disagreement with Dickson

Wike Rejects PDP’s Intervention in Disagreement with Dickson

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has rejected the offer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership to intervene in the conflict with Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the Soku oil wells/fields returned to Rivers State by the Federal High Court. In an interview in Port Harcourt Tuesday, Wike said there is no premise for the intervention by the ... Read More »

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack on the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Tuesday, the APC condemned the attack and urged security agencies to fish out the perpetrators and their ... Read More »

Ogun APC sets conditions for returnees from APM

Ogun APC sets conditions for returnees from APM

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set conditions which it’s returnee members from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) must comply with in order to be accepted back. The party in a press statement on Tuesday evening said “while we see the announced return of the APM members into our party as a welcome development, we ... Read More »

Breaking: Freedom for Dasuki, Sowore as Malami orders DSS to release them

Breaking: Freedom for Dasuki, Sowore as Malami orders DSS to release them

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN has directed the Department of State Services ( DSS) to comply with the court orders regarding bail for Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and Omoyele Sowore. “In line with the provisions of Sections 150(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), and in compliance with the bail granted to Col. ... Read More »

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

PRESS STATEMENT RELEASE OF COL. SAMBO DASUKI (RTD.) AND OMOYELE SOWORE 1. The Office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation has reviewed the pending criminal charges against the duo of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and Omoyele Sowore. Whilst the Federal High Court has exercised its discretion in granting bail to the Defendants in respect of the charges against ... Read More »