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NSCIA condemns killing of Rev Andimi, says Boko Haram trying to incite Christians against Muslims

NSCIA condemns killing of Rev Andimi, says Boko Haram trying to incite Christians against Muslims

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Afairs (NSCIA) has condemned the killing of Rev Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram, saying the terrorists are “ trying to make the country ungovernable and to incite Christians against Muslims in Nigeria.” NSCIA made its position known in a statement issued on Wednesday by Aselemi Ibrahim, its Head of Media and Communication. The statement ... Read More »

Breaking: Tinubu breaks silence on Amotekun, says Nigeria’s fabric not at risk with SW Security Outfit

Breaking: Tinubu breaks silence on Amotekun, says Nigeria’s fabric not at risk with SW Security Outfit

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called for private discussion between the Governors of the South-west and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, over Amotekun. He said the foundation of the country had not been put at risk with the South-west regional security outfit launched by the governors of the zone in a bid ... Read More »

Nigeria, UK Investors Sign N153.4bn Trade Deals

Nigeria, UK Investors Sign N153.4bn Trade Deals

Twenty one African countries, including Nigeria, met in London yesterday for the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit, which attracted African leaders, UK and African businesses, international institutions and young entrepreneurs. At the summit, attended by a Nigerian delegation led by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK) investors, signed business deals worth over £324 million (N153.4) billion that will ... Read More »

Martinelli will be a contender for world best player in 3 years-Jurgen Klopp

Martinelli will be a contender for world best player in 3 years-Jurgen Klopp

It is difficult not to get carried away when Gabriel Martinelli plays. Arsenal legend, Ian Wright started the debate, firing a broadside at Manchester United and Barcelona, two club sides who rejected the new football prodigy labeled ‘talent of the century’ by award winning Liverpool coach, Jurgen Klopp. What do they smoke in Barcelona or Manchester United? Asked Wrighty who ... Read More »

Forfeited Ilorin houses: EFCC trying to scandalise me – Saraki

Forfeited Ilorin houses: EFCC trying to scandalise me – Saraki

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the forfeiture of his Ilorin houses is an abuse of court processes intended to scandalise him. Saraki, a two-term Kwara State governor, told Justice Rilwan Aikawa that the EFCC was merely attempting to review ... Read More »

We have not taken definite stand on banning Okada, Marwa on some routes –Lagos Govt.

We have not taken definite stand on banning Okada, Marwa on some routes –Lagos Govt.

The Lagos State Government has not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State. “Contrary to the news in circulation on the list of restricted areas, especially on the social media, purporting that the government has banned Okada and Keke Marwa on some routes, ... Read More »

Boko Haram terrorists will pay heavy price for killing CAN chairman- Buhari

Boko Haram terrorists will pay heavy price for killing CAN chairman- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative. The president stated this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday. He said his administration ... Read More »

MURIC condemns killing of CAN Chairman by Boko Haram terrorists

MURIC condemns killing of CAN Chairman by Boko Haram terrorists

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has described the killing of Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram terrorists as horrendous, ungodly and barbaric. Andimi, the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, was declared missing on 2nd January, 2020 but was later discovered to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram. A ... Read More »

Osinbajo speaks on CAN Chairman killed by Boko Haram

Osinbajo speaks on CAN Chairman killed by Boko Haram

“Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing efforts to secure his freedom further reiterates the callous and irrational nature of the Boko Haram terrorists. “A true leader and pillar of his church and community, Revd. Andimi remains an inspiration to us all. Just ... Read More »

Stay away from dumpsites, Oyo govt warns land grabbers

Stay away from dumpsites, Oyo govt warns land grabbers

The Oyo State Government has warned land grabbers and speculators in the state to stay away from dumpsites in the interest of their own health. The Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola gave the warning while conducting an on-the-spot impact assessment of the Ibadan central dumpsite at Awotan. The commissioner expressed surprise at the reckless attitude with ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes 5th top goal scorer in football history

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes 5th top goal scorer in football history

Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Gerd Muller on the top goal scorers in football history list, with the Portuguese beating the Germany legend to fifth position after his goal scoring run for Juventus. Ronaldo’s outstanding brilliance was brought into the discussion again after he singlehandedly inspired Juventus to a comfortable yet narrow 2-1 victory over Parma at the Allianz Stadium last ... Read More »

Sotitobire: Missing child in Akure not yet found

Sotitobire: Missing child in Akure not yet found

Gold Kolawole, the child who got missing during a service at the popular Sotitobire Praising Chapel in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has not been found after. On the contrary, the man who claimed to have kidnapped the child and who was arrested in Port Harcourt has been remanded in prison custody by an Ondo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in ... Read More »

4.6 billion people combined poorer than the world’s 2,153 billionaires – Oxfam

4.6 billion people combined poorer than the world’s 2,153 billionaires – Oxfam

The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth between them than a combined 4.6 billion people, new research has claimed. In a study published yesterday, international charity, Oxfam, called on governments to implement policies that may help to reduce wealth inequality. The report comes as delegates gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum conference. “If everyone were to ... Read More »

Coronavirus kills fourth person as outbreak continues to spread across China

Coronavirus kills fourth person as outbreak continues to spread across China

A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China which has infected more than 200 people, authorities said. The outbreak is believed to have started late last month among people connected to a seafood market in the eastern Chinese city of Wuhan, where all four fatalities have been. State media did not provide any details ... Read More »

Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

Nine members of the Imo State House of Assembly have defected from their parties to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Those who left the PDP are Chyna Iwuanyanwu (Nwangele), Chidiebere Ogbunikpa(Okigwe), Heclus Okorocha (Ohaji/Egbema) and Paul Emeziem (Onuimo). Th e defectors from AA are Authur Egwim (Ideato North), Obinna Okwara (Nkwerre), Johnson Duru (Ideato South) and Ngozi Obiefule (Isu). Only ... Read More »

Rally in Support of Amotekun Holds in Ibadan amidst Tight Security

Rally in Support of Amotekun Holds in Ibadan amidst Tight Security

The solidarity walk in support of the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, held at the Remembrance Arcade, opposite Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, Tuesday amidst heavy security. While the event slated for 9am didn’t start until some hours later, uniform and plain-clothes security operatives including the police, Department of State Services (DSS), and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) ... Read More »

How we killed Fireman Generators’ owner – Medical Doctor/Gang leader confesses

How we killed Fireman Generators’ owner – Medical Doctor/Gang leader confesses

Bob Ibeaji, 42, the kingpin of a four-man gang that killed Mr Ignatius Odunukwe said on Tuesday  that the lust for money led him to commit  the murder. Ibeaji, who claimed to be a medical doctor, made this statement to newsmen during the parade of suspects at the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, in Lagos. “Unnecessary lust for money and my ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Zulum travels to Chad, meets multinational forces, LCBC

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday paid visit to headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’Djamena, capital of the republic of Chad. The forces, mostly military personnel from Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, all countries in the Lake Chad region, have been deeply involved in fighting boko haram in the shores of the Lake Chad, part ... Read More »

Amotekun: OPC,Agbekoya,NANS  join Ekiti rally

Amotekun: OPC,Agbekoya,NANS join Ekiti rally

A cleric and key member of hunters as well as members of the Oodua People’s Congress, on Tuesday led the solidarity rally in support of the security outfit code named Amotekun. Also in the rally were members of the National Association of Nigerian Students(NANS), Vigilance Group of Nigeria, Yoruba Koya, Man ‘O War, Oodua Union, Ekiti Council of Elders and ... Read More »

Amotekun: Soyinka blasts Balarabe Musa

Amotekun: Soyinka blasts Balarabe Musa

Nobel Laurette, Professor Wole Soyinka has lampooned former Kaduna state Governor, Balarabe Musa over his outburst on the Southwest ” Operation Amotekun” .According to Soyinka,”Balarabe is sadly, but I hope not tragically wrong. I invoke the tragic dimension here because the making of tragedy, especially for nations, often begins when fears are mistaken, or promoted as facts, and governments either ... Read More »