Buhari Mourns ‘Indomitable’ Tam David-West

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow at the passage of his ally and friend, a man he usually called “the indomitable Tam David-West.” The President’s condolence message was conveyed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday. President Buhari said of the academic, author … Continue reading Buhari Mourns ‘Indomitable’ Tam David-West

Letter to Government House Tenants

By Abdul-Azeez Suleiman We are already very frustrated after having just renewed the tenancy for some of you and brought in new tenants in other cases. We voted for you and our collective resources pay your wages. We are those you are working for. We vote for you and pay for your leadership. We are … Continue reading Letter to Government House Tenants

Church Leaders slams CAN leadership over comments on Buhari’s attendance at Islamic conference

The Reformed Christian Association of Nigeria (ReCAN) has faulted tye leadership of CAN over its biased reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari's attendance of the just-concluded Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Buhari on Sunday departed, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for Abuja, after attending the 14th OIC Summit in Makkah. Among others, the President noted with delight the … Continue reading Church Leaders slams CAN leadership over comments on Buhari’s attendance at Islamic conference

Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

The Coalition for Truth and Justice has warned the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) against promoting hate speeches and ethno-religion bigotry in Nigeria. The group was reacting to the comment made by HURIWA over the President Muhamadu Buhari’s attendance of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. HURIWA had … Continue reading Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

Pro-democracy group reacts to “change” of security chiefs, Says opposition yet to give up on coup against Buhari

The National Democratic Front has accused opposition and enemies of democracy of being desperate to oust the current government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The group warned them against heating up of the polity by those attracting unnecessary attention to the military with propaganda. NDF was reacting to the report in some quarters, which claimed … Continue reading Pro-democracy group reacts to “change” of security chiefs, Says opposition yet to give up on coup against Buhari

Re: Military Promotion, Retirement And Religious Politics

By Tunde Johnson I am not impressed with some critics or “activists.” It is not enough to think, we have the liberty of expression and endowed with skills of the pen and so, can wake up any day to push all manner gibberish into public domain. The article by Samuel Omachi titled, “Military Promotion, Retirement … Continue reading Re: Military Promotion, Retirement And Religious Politics

Emefiele: Igbos laud re-appointment of CBN Gov as positive reward for breakthrough in economy, security

As reactions continue to greet the re-appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Igbos have praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the development. Igbos in Nigeria Movement’s (INM), while hailing the President for reappointing Emefiele as the apex bank boss, group described the development as President Buhari’s undaunted commitment to issues of … Continue reading Emefiele: Igbos laud re-appointment of CBN Gov as positive reward for breakthrough in economy, security

US report indicts Atiku as brain behind recent killings in Nigeria

Former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just-concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been fingered in the recent killings in Nigeria. Centre for Diplomacy and Democracy, Washington DC, USA made this shocking revelation in a report released  on Monday. The centre said Atiku was actualizing his threat of … Continue reading US report indicts Atiku as brain behind recent killings in Nigeria

Group Reveals Why Top Politicians, Traditional Rulers Fuel Insecurity in Zamfara

Citizens’ Rights Crusade Network, CRCN, on Sunday identified political players and public office holders as masterminds of the rising cases of banditry, kidnapping and killings ravaging Zamfara State. The group specifically alerted Nigerians that politicians benefiting from illegal gold mining in Zamfara were the ones sponsoring the endless unrest in the area. CRCN, therefore, called … Continue reading Group Reveals Why Top Politicians, Traditional Rulers Fuel Insecurity in Zamfara

Buratai: A Legend or Not

By GF Majekodunmi Is he a legend or not? In retrospect of the article written by one Mr. Charles Ogbu, which to my understanding, he did not only dispute the Legendary status of General Burati but disparage the prevailing circumstances on the ground, the time and the space the author is using to present it … Continue reading Buratai: A Legend or Not

Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

Festivals of Christian deaths have enveloped Nigeria leading to rampancy of burial ‘carnivals’ on weekly basis across the country especially in North-central and Northeast Regions and Southern Kaduna part of the Northwest Region. In the latest round of anti Christian butcheries by Fulani Islamic militias of the Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, … Continue reading Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

IMN: Anti-terrorism coalition takes protest to UN House, wants El-Zakzaky, Iran sanctioned for terrorism

Protesters on Tuesday stormed the United Nations office in Abuja in protest against the alleged alliance between Iranian government and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, INM. Report had it during the weekend that the El-Zakzaky-led group was getting support from Islamic Republic of Iran to carryout terrorism across Nigeria. The protest, organised by memebrs of … Continue reading IMN: Anti-terrorism coalition takes protest to UN House, wants El-Zakzaky, Iran sanctioned for terrorism

Call for Dasuki, El- Zakzakky’s release, another betrayal of Jesus Christ – Christians reply CAN President

The Concerned Christian Forum of Nigeria has faulted the recent call by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and Sambo Dasuki, embattled former National Security Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan from detention. CCFN described the statement attributed to the CAN President as … Continue reading Call for Dasuki, El- Zakzakky’s release, another betrayal of Jesus Christ – Christians reply CAN President

Teachers Sacked By Terrorist In North-East Back To Classrooms – TRCN

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye Ajiboye has disclosed that some of the school teachers who were sacked by terrorists in the north-eastern part of the country are back to classroom. He said that the Council had commenced the process of bringing back to the classrooms, teachers who have deserted … Continue reading Teachers Sacked By Terrorist In North-East Back To Classrooms – TRCN

Religious leaders must unite in prayers to complement Buhari’s efforts in taming ethno-political killings, kidnapping – Group

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) in Nigeria has called on religious leaders in the country to be united in prayers to complement the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government in taming ethno-political killings and kidnapping in the country. The interfaith group said fervent prayer and fasting remain the role of … Continue reading Religious leaders must unite in prayers to complement Buhari’s efforts in taming ethno-political killings, kidnapping – Group

Virgil van Dijk, Vivianne Miedema Win PFA Player of the Year Awards

Dutch duo, Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema, have won the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year awards for 2018-19. Vivianne Miedema, 22, beat Steph Houghton, Nikita Parris, Keira Walsh, Erin Cuthbert and Ji So-yun. Van Dijk and Miedema are the first players from the same country to win PFA Player of the Year … Continue reading Virgil van Dijk, Vivianne Miedema Win PFA Player of the Year Awards

Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong!

By Philip Agbese  “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots;” - Marcus Garvey. Everywhere in the globe, great nations, societies and communities have had their today elegantly defined by history. History is today’s teacher and tomorrow’s fortifier against the mistakes, pitfalls and inaccuracies of … Continue reading Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong!

Jackson Ude’s Impending Reckoning

By Richards Murphy Something profound happened in Nigeria in the month of April but it was lost in the hubbub of the socio-political grind of Nigeria. It was the sentencing of IG Wala, a self-style activist to 12 years jail term for criminal defamation. He is meant to spend at least seven years in the … Continue reading Jackson Ude’s Impending Reckoning

National Interest: Groups sign ‘Abuja Accord’ to support Nigeria’s unity against religious, ethnic bigotry

The National Inter- Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace ( NIFROP) has rallied together civil society organizations, NGOs, FBOs etc to sign a pact for national cohesion, unity, peace and stability tagged: 'Abuja Accord' to win the war against religious and ethnic bigotry in our national life . The peace treaty was signed on Thursday … Continue reading National Interest: Groups sign ‘Abuja Accord’ to support Nigeria’s unity against religious, ethnic bigotry

Buratai: Africa’s Encyclopedia On Counter-Terrorism

By Steve Jackson Basically, it’s not in the character of most Africans to appreciate merit and excellence, but warmly hug mediocrity. In Nigeria, this tendency is almost a national plaque. The best hands in public service are undermined and unfairly criticized, so very sensationally. And it is sparkled for laughable and sentimental reasons in such … Continue reading Buratai: Africa’s Encyclopedia On Counter-Terrorism