NAFEST 2021: Cultural diversity, key to national unity- Commissioner

November 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Dr. Oluwatoyin Taiwo, has encouraged Nigerians to key into the theme of the just concluded 34th National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) held in Ekiti state. With the theme: “Celebrating National Unity in Diversity”, he urged Nigerians to remain united, irrespective of their ethnic group and harness the benefits inherent in Read More

Breaking: Dele Momodu back to politics, joins PDP

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

Renowned Nigerian Journalist, Dele Momodu, has decided rejoin politics and that he’s teaming up Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Momodu, a former presidential candidate announced his move to the PDP in a statement, explaining that his decision was based on the need to contribute meaningfully to the development of the country. According to him, “I have Read More

NYSC deploys 1,101 members to Yobe

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1, 101 members to Yobe state in the 2021 batch C , stream I mobilization. Our correspondent reports that of the 1, 101 posted to the state under the batch, 658 are males while 443 are female graduates from different institutions in the country. Speaking while swearing in the newly deployed NYSC Read More

2023 presidency: South using VAT to force North to concede – Jaji

October 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former House of Representatives member, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji has said that the controversies surrounding the collection Value Added Tax (VAT) is being used to compel the north to cede the presidency to the south in 2023. Jaji who chaired the House committee on Internal Security in the 8th Assembly told those pushing for power shift to the South to Read More

(Breaking) 61st Independence anniversary: Buhari exposes those sponsoring agitations, violence, preaches unity

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has said  Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges.In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the president reiterated that the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a Read More

What would Tafawa Balewa say?

September 30, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Saturday, October 1, 1960. The Union Jack came down from the flag pole and yielded a permanent place to a new national flag – green-white-green. Nigeria became an independent, sovereign nation. Few things could be more momentous for a colonised country now set free. There are not many of those who witnessed that day who are still alive today. Many Read More

Buhari, Lawan, Atiku, others mourn as ex-DSP Mantu dies at 74

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, saying the deceased dedicated most of his life to the service of his people. A family source said Senator Mantu died in the early hours of Tuesday. Mantu’s personal secretary, Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, who is also a nephew to the deceased, confirmed the death. “He had Read More

Take advantage of NYSC to become self-reliant, DG advises corps members

August 5, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of NYSC, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has urged corps members to explore every available opportunities during the service year in order to develop their potential and become role models, worthy of emulation. General Ibrahim gave this advice Thursday in a nationwide address, delivered virtually to the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream One corps members and camp officials. He said lOrientation Read More

Breaking: Another PDP BoT member joins APC

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A member, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Joy Emordi, Wednesday defected from the opposition party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, formally received the senator in a brief ceremony in Abuja. Sen. Emordi, said she was convinced that the future of a Read More

NYSC: Preach Nigeria’s unity, DG urges corps members

August 3, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to utilise the opportunities of the service year to uphold national unity and preach peaceful co-existence among Nigerians as the  scheme was established for such purposGeneral Ibrahim stated this Monday while addressing the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream One prospective corps members during his Read More

Youth parliament wants presidency ceded to north central

August 2, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The North Central Youth Parliament has demanded that the presidential ticket be consensually ceded to the North Central region by all political parties. Speaking during the inaugural sitting which held in Ilorin, Kwara state, the newly elected Speaker, Honourable Jeremiah Friday Ohomah while addressing the issue of insecurity ravaging the North Central zone and youth inclusiveness in politics urged President Read More

PGF boss calls for review of APC manifesto to strengthen national unity

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, has called for the review of manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen political initiatives for national unity.  The PGF boss made the call amidst the challenge of national unity facing Nigeria. According to him, the big question is whether the Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

State titles: A ruder of principle or avalanche of misnomer

July 14, 2021 Eze Jude O. 0

At the return to democracy in 1999, the federal government under former President Obasanjo was bent on redefining our global image, reorientating our psychosocial spirality, and re-engineering our national order. Having been under junta regime for 33 out of our then 39 years of nationhood, the government felt we should begin our democratic experiment by walking our consciousness back into Read More

NYSC a rescue agency for Nigeria socio-cultural hegemony – DG

July 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been adjudged a rescue agency for Nigeria socio- cultural hegemony, the director general, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said. He stated this Wednesday while addressing participants at the opening ceremony of the 2021 annual management conference with the theme, “The NYSC As A Catalyst For National Unity, Integration And Peaceful Co-existence In Nigeria.” Read More

Farouq Yahaya (COAS): Preaching unity, showing love

July 6, 2021 Uba Sanni 0

“Unity and victory are synonymous” Samora Machel “When everyone is included, everyone win” Jesse Jackson The quotes above represent the message which the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Farouq Yahaya has continued to deliver to Nigerians since his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Nigeria Army is lucky at this particular time in the history of the country to have Read More

Fight against divisive forces, NYCN patron tells Nigerian youths

July 2, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerian youths have been charged to fight against divisive forces that affect the development of the country, at a time when the unity and peace of Nigeria is threatened by secessionists, terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements. The National Patron of the National Youth Congress of Nigeria (NYCN), Dr. Sami Charles, gave the charge in a broadcast beamed at the Read More

Breaking: Netanyahu kicked out, new Israeli Prime Minister takes over

June 13, 2021 BBC 0

Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after its parliament voted in a new coalition government. Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett has been sworn in as prime minister, leading a “government of change”. He will lead an unprecedented coalition of parties which was approved with a razor-thin majority of 60-59. Mr Bennett will be prime minister until Read More

Nigerians need to know more about NYSC – DG

June 1, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advocated for more engagement with Nigerians on the invaluable contributions of the scheme to the progress and development of the country. Speaking during an interview with Voice of America (VOA) in his office Monday, he said he discovered that there had been a gap in the level Read More