APC presidential aspirant Ayom lauds Buhari, Xi Jinping bilateral cooperation

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and real estate mogul, Moses Ayom has described the relationship between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and China’s counterpart Xi Jinping as the standard for bilateral cooperation in the world. Ayom, who is aspiring to succeed President Buhari in 2023, said in a goodwill message to both countries marking 50 years of Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

Prolonged crises: Plateau needs help – NCPC boss

September 23, 2021 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev Dr. Yakubu Pam, has said Plateau state “needs help to cushion the effects of the prolonged crises that have ravaged the state since 2001.” According to a press statement issued by the media aide to the NCPC boss, Ayuba Pam, Rev Pam said this while delivering a keynote address at the Read More

Obadiah Mailafia: Tribute to a Renaissance Man

September 23, 2021 Idang Alibi 0

I had known Dr. Obadiah Mailafia,who passed on to eternal glory Sunday September 19, 2021, by reputation as the Deputy Governor of the CBN before we eventually got to meet in person. We first met at a meeting of the Daily Trust Editorial Board in the premises of the newspaper empire in Utako, Abuja sometime in the year 2006 or Read More

Atiku deserves to be president

September 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, I was emotionally touched, psychologically defeated and baffled by the most worrisome security challenge in the past which put parents and children from Borno state in a real dilemma. It is over seven years since the abduction of female students from the GGSS Chibok, Yobe state when the state was hit by the Boko Haram insurgents initially in 2009. Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

Jos crisis: Time to end artificial wall of hatred

August 17, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

The eve of a democratic Nigeria witnessed high incidence of ethnic-related rivalry and violence in the North Central zone, to which Plateau state belongs. These ethnic rivalries posed serious socio-economic threats to the state and the fortunes of the people are being jeopardised.  Ethnic rivalries are as old as the world itself.The Plateau ethnic rivalry has received both local and Read More

Buni, APC govs pay condolence visit to Abiodun over father’s death

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, has led governors of Jigawa and Kebbi states along with other high powered personalities to condole with governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state over his father’s death. In a statement released by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed in Abuja, the Chairman APC CECPC who was in Abeokuta yo commiserate Read More

Mohammed Fawehinmi was a passionate activist – Sanwo-Olu

August 12, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has mourned the passing of Mohammed Fawehinmi, eldest son of the late legal luminary and human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi. The governor also commiserated with family and friends of the deceased, describing his death as a colossal loss to the civil society movement in Nigeria. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by Read More

TB Joshua: The legend I knew

August 3, 2021 Duro Adeseko 0

“Why are people attacking me? Why do they hate me? What have I done wrong?” Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), asked me, raising his hands helplessly. I smiled, looked at him straight in the face and asked: “You preach in the name of Jesus Christ?” “Yes,” he replied. “If you preach Read More

SGF Mustapha: Passion to serve humanity

August 3, 2021 Danjuma Mohammed 0

“Years ago in the land of Sodom and Gomorrah, men were living a promiscuous lifestyles, turning themselves reprobates with animal mindset. Virgins were found in the Land. No matter the gross moral decadence of Nigeria, we can boast of thousands of people with high level of integrity. Boss is one of them”. One notable Nigerian is a man decked with Read More

Mona: As APC searches for new national chairman…

August 1, 2021 Aliyu Farouq Abdullahi 0

Records from our national archives have put the population of the Nigerian youths at more than 70% (males and females) put together. This projected figure has made it possible for us to decide the future of Nigeria politically and otherwise. It is in the light of the above narratives that the youths are currently clamouring for active inclusiveness in government Read More

Women affairs minister hails military over gender policy

July 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, has hailed the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, for launching the Armed Force of Nigeria Gender Policy (AFNGP). A statement by Deputy Director Defence Information, Defence Headquarters, Air Commodore Wap Maigida Tuesday, said the minister stated this during her visit to the CDS, at the Defence Read More

Strengthening capacity of healthcare professionals

July 21, 2021 Nkeiruka Obi 0

The COVID-19 pandemic upturned healthcare systems all over the world, bringing gaps in health systems to the fore and exacerbating inequities in fragile health systems. Before the pandemic, an estimated 1.7 billion children lacked access to safe, affordable surgical care. This staggering number includes children with clefts, a common congenital anomaly that impacts an average of 1 in 700 babies Read More

Sallah: Lagos Speaker Obasa advocates peace for survival

July 19, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has urged Nigerians to see peace as one of the major ingredients for survival of democracy. He stated this in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Nigerians including residents of Lagos and politicians as they prepare for local government elections. The speaker noted that the yearnings of many well-meaning Nigerians were Read More

Tears, testimonies as Akeredolu, Sanwo-Olu, others attend Prophet T.B Joshua’s final burial

July 9, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Lagos counterpart Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday attended the final burial of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Prophet T.B Joshua held in Lagos state. Sanwo-Olu was represented by his Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon, Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi. Also present is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who was also Read More

Onaiyekan tasks religious leaders on good relationship between Christians, Muslims 

June 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Archbishop emeritus of Abuja and Cardinal, John Onaiyekan has tasked religious leaders across the country to preach good relationships between the Christian and Muslim communities so as to ensure peaceful co-existence. Bishop Onaiyekan said religious leaders have to work together to achieve some amount of religious harmony, as a condition for peaceful co-existence .  Bishop Onaiyekan noted this in Abuja Read More

Peaceful co-existence: Bishop Onaiyekan tasks religious leaders on tolerance

June 30, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Archbishop emeritus of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has tasked religious leaders across the country to preach tolerance between the Christian and Muslim communities so as to ensure peaceful co-existence.  Bishop Onaiyekan said religious leaders have to work together to achieve some amount of religious harmony, as a condition for peaceful co-existence.  Bishop Onaiyekan who stated this in Abuja at Read More

The oneness and unity of humanity, remedy to global crises

June 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Our contemporary world is clearly divided into partials of distinguished ethnic groups, religions and nations, which brimfully goes and erectly stands against and in opposition of the oneness of humanity. Our planet is supposed to be one in which the core code is one or united humanity. Every human is supposed to see and believe that he and others are Read More

The impact of pilgrimage on man and nations

June 13, 2021 Celestine Toruka 0

Pilgrimage is a sacred travel (journey), a practice that represents humanity’s common heritage. It is a phenomenon that is as old as man’s existence on the planet earth. The complex nature of this human activity corollary the misconceptions, varied views and understanding around its definitions and categorizations by different disciplines. According to Deborah Castellano Lubo, “pilgrimage is not and never Read More

Igangan killings: MSSN calls for arrest, prosecution of perpetrators

June 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has urged the federal government and the security agencies to ensure arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of Igangan.   A statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Amir/Zonal Coordinator, Qaasim Babatunde Odedeji, Secretary, Abdul-Jalil Abdur-Razaq and the Public Relations Officer, Mos’ud Tohir, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo Wednesday, condemned the killings, saying “Nigerians are tired Read More

Senate mourns TB Joshua, condoles family

June 8, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

  The Senate  Tuesday held a minute silence to mourn the demise of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). This was just as the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, sent a condolence message to the family of the deceased who died on Saturday, last week.  Coming under Order 43 of the Senate Rules, the Read More

Skin color decides the destiny of Americans

June 5, 2021 Zhong Sheng 0

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Although 245 years have passed since these sentences were incorporated in the preamble of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, the “self-evident truths” are still not Read More

Women can help one another to overcome challenges – Stella

June 4, 2021 PAUL OKAH, 0

Miss Stella Ogeri Dike is a model, humanitarian, entrepreneur, Law student and founder of the Stella Dike Foundation. She is also the immediate past Miss Diaspora Nigeria Universe. In this interview with PAUL OKAH, she speaks on the achievements and challenges of the Foundation, her reign as Miss Diaspora Nigeria Universe, menstrual hygiene, among others.  What should people know about Read More