I’ve no time for criminals in Southern Kaduna – El-Rufa’i

August 18, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The heat generated by the ongoing killings in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna state is far from abating as Governor Nasir El-Rufai said he doesn’t have time for criminal elements fomenting trouble in the area. The governor also declared that his administration would not appease trouble-makers seeking attention to get money into their accounts from both the government and foreign institutions. El-Rufai Read More

Afenifere group seeks ‘classical’ restructuring

July 12, 2020 Raphael Adeyanju 0

  The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has advocated for what it  called  “classical restructuring” of Nigeria  that would correct the highly entrenched lopsidedness in all zones and ethnic groups in the country. Addressing journalists in Ado Ekiti Saturday, the ARG publicity secretary in Ekiti, Prince Michael Ogungbemi, advised President Muhammadu Buhari saying it remains the best panacea for peace and unity among Read More

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Gbagyi leader applauds reappointment of Bello as FCT minister

September 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

One of the Gbagyi ethnic group leaders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Elder John Bawa has commended President Mohammadu Buhari on the reappointment of Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello as Minister of the (FCT).  Bawa, a former president of National Gbagyi Council and presently the FCT coordinator, National Committee for APC Progressive Group, in a congratulatory message, said the reappointment Read More

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Pro-Biafra group launches political platform for all tribes

November 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Okey Chris Awka Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra (CG-IPOB), a pro-Biafra group, has launched a new political movement termed Indigenous Peoples’ Movement (IPM). According to a release from the Administrator of CG-IPOB, Engr. Anthony Aniebue, the group is to serve as a platform it will use to pursue self- determination via a political process across other Read More

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Mugabe and hypocrisy of the West

November 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

You don’t need to consult a diviner to know that Robert Mugabe, former guerrilla fighter turned prime minister, and then president of Zimbabwe is a bungler and bunglers bungle everything that is good. Look to the economy which is in despondency and you will see a man who has failed at everything. Many people see him as an African hero; Read More

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The rise and rise of ethnic champions,-By Zainab Suleiman Okino

October 18, 2017 Editorial IV 0

There must be something in us that accommodates and promotes the dregs of the society as heroes. We might criticise and condemn them but our innermost spirits and attachment to our community appear to accept them. Thus the nationalist fervour that fi red the pre-independence struggle has since given way to ethnic inclination such that everyone thinks of his ethnic Read More