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

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

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

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

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

Leave politics to politicians, former Senate President Ameh Ebute tells CAN, ethnic-warlords

Third Republic Senate President, Sen. Ameh Ebute, has cautioned the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to forthwith depart the political arena for the main gladiators. The country's Christian leaders recently delved into partisan politics, abandoning their primary assignment of soul-winning. After pressure from all and sundry, the religious group sluggishly congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, having … Continue reading Leave politics to politicians, former Senate President Ameh Ebute tells CAN, ethnic-warlords

Atiku gets 21-day ultimatum to return to Cameroon, apologise to Nigerians

The Coalition of Minority Tribes in Nigeria has called on the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to apologise to Nigerians and return to Cameroon or seek naturalization. The group made this demand following the recent revelation by the All Progressives Congress that Atiku is a nationality … Continue reading Atiku gets 21-day ultimatum to return to Cameroon, apologise to Nigerians

Coalition lauds Buhari, security agencies over recent successes in Zamfara, Yobe States

....berates House of Reps over calls for President’s appearance The Coalition for Nigeria Movement has strongly frowned at the recent call by the House of Representatives on President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it over the security situation in the country. The coalition instead said the President and security agencies should be given a pat … Continue reading Coalition lauds Buhari, security agencies over recent successes in Zamfara, Yobe States

Hands-off Nigerian politics or face public disgrace – NSCIA, CAN warned

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the apex umbrella bodies of Christians and Muslims in Nigeria, have been warned to henceforth stop meddling into political affairs of the country or face public disgrace. National Democratic Front (NDF), which handed this warning to the religious organsiatons, said it … Continue reading Hands-off Nigerian politics or face public disgrace – NSCIA, CAN warned

Group uncovers plans by Deji Adeyanju, Boko Haram sponsors to promote terrorism

A youth group known as Concerned Northern Youths Against Terrorism said it has uncovered plot sponsor of Deji Adeyanju of the Peoples Democratic Party and Boko Haram to promote terrorism in Nigeria.   The group at a press conference on Wednesday, said it has uncovered renewed push by agents of destabilization to advance Boko Haram … Continue reading Group uncovers plans by Deji Adeyanju, Boko Haram sponsors to promote terrorism

Rivers guber: Don’t drag DSS into your assault on democracy- Group warns Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has been warned against rubbishing the image and efforts of the Department of Security Service, DSS, to score cheap political points. National Democratic Front, which gave the warning, said Wike developed the habit of trying to compromise security agencies ahead of the Rivers State governorship election collation. NDF in … Continue reading Rivers guber: Don’t drag DSS into your assault on democracy- Group warns Wike

2019 General Polls: Disappointing Decimation of Democratic Election Principles – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has frowned at what it described as “a disappointing decimation of principles of democratic elections” after the 2019 general elections. In a statement signed by the CNPP Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, the Conference urged “the judiciary to live up to its responsibility of ensuring stability at a … Continue reading 2019 General Polls: Disappointing Decimation of Democratic Election Principles – CNPP

Don’t tear Nigeria into pieces – Group warns Pastor Chris Okafor over reckless statement on Kaduna crisis

The founder of Liberation City, Pastor Chris Okafor, has been warned against making reckless statement that could tear Nigeria into pieces. The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICreL), which gave the warning, said Okafor’s recent outburst on the crisis in Kaduna State and Governor Nasir El-Rufai is unexpected of a preacher of the gospel. Pastor … Continue reading Don’t tear Nigeria into pieces – Group warns Pastor Chris Okafor over reckless statement on Kaduna crisis