Buhari in Saudi Arabia, prays for lasting peace in Nigeria

October 29, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday made a brief stopover at Madinah where he observed his evening prayers and engaged in intense prayers, along with his entourage for the return of peace and security all over Nigeria and the world at large. The President who had earlier been received at the Prince Muhammad Abdulaziz Airport, Madinah by the Deputy Governor of the Read More

[Breaking] Coup: AU slams suspension on Sudan

October 27, 2021 Aljazeera 0

The African Union (AU) has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. The African Union Political Affairs Peace and Security on Wednesday tweeted the news of the suspension, an expected move typically taken in the wake of military coups. In a communique, the pan-African body said the Read More

250 bandits have so far been neutralized – DHQ

October 14, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters said Thursday that 250 bandits have so far been neutralized to address the problem of insecurity in the North-West zone of the country. Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor disclosed this on at the weekly ministerial briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team. “The Primary objective of government is to ensure the peace and wellbeing Read More

The imperative for saving the Gulf of Guinea

October 7, 2021 Dr Austin Maho 0

The Gulf of Guinea is a large maritime area of about 2.3 million square kilometers and stretching for over 5700 kilometers of coastline with considerable economic opportunities that cannot be ignored. The area comprises of 17 countries from Senegal to Angola, apart from the fact that this area has considerable deposits of natural resources especially hydrocarbons it is also an Read More

Artist urges use of art for peace building

October 3, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

An astute artist, Mr Ocheche Agbo, has canvassed for peace building in the country and the world at large through the work of art, a platform for understanding one another. He said, “the search for peace has become a categorical imperative in these challenging times, especially, now that peace and security have flight, not only from the national space but Read More

Nnamdi Kanu: Metuh calls for political solution

September 19, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has canvassed for political solution over the arrest and incarceration of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the situations that constitute unrest in the South East.Metuh, who stated this in Nnewi, Anambra state at the opening ceremony of a fully furnished office complex he built and donated to the Read More

Bauchi monarch, police advocate women participation in decision-making

September 10, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A traditional ruler and village head of Liman Katagum village in Bauchi state Yakubu Abubakar Ghani, a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the area Umar Mahmuda and other stakeholders have advocated the involvement of women in decision making at home and security matters in the society. They made the advocacy Friday during a town hall meeting with the theme “addressing Read More

Mitigating humanitarian crises on women

September 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this report, ENE OSHABA examines implication of humanitarian crises on women and need for adequate actions to create a safer society for women and children who suffer various forms of violence and abuses across the country. In recent times, violence against women and children has formed subject matter of discussions on many platforms given the rise in the trend. Read More

Unijos students evacuation, FG’s failures and governors’ effort

September 6, 2021 Jerome-Mario Utomi 0

It is globally believed that, to lower the risk of democratic backsliding and improve lives, leaders must, among other demands, stress and promote values that are essential to good governance, especially transparency and accountability, and to support civil society, independent media, and the free flow of information.  Certainly, but, despite this admirable age long declarations, the global community, particularly the Read More

Police rescues 8 abducted victims in Zamfara

August 31, 2021 Sanusi Muhammd 0

The Zamfara State Police Command has secured the unconditional release of eight abducted victims, who were abducted on 25th August 2021 at Kangon Sabuwa in Bungudu LGA, the spokesperson of the command SP Muhammad Shehu has confirmed in a statement issued to Newsmen in Gusau Monday. He explained that the victims who were abducted and taken to Kungurmi bandit’s camp 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

Hijrah 1443: NASFAT chief missioner charges Muslims on trust in God

August 11, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The Chief Missioner Nasru-Lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) Imam Abdul-Azeez Onike has urged Muslims to continue to trust Allah in the face of difficulty as this brings ease and peace of mind. The NASFAT chief missioner in a statement signed by NASFAT publicity secretary AbdulAkeem Yusuf,Tuesday, said it was “through these virtues that Almighty God saved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from his adversaries Read More

Former Kano emir, Sanusi, leads Kaduna Eid prayer

July 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammadu Sanusi, Tuesday led the Eid prayer at the Murtala Mohammed Square prayer ground in Kaduna metropolis. The Eid-el-Kabir, also known as big Sallah, is the prayer observed by Muslims a day after the climbing of mount Arafat in Makkah, Saudi Arabia to commemorate the day when Allah asked Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice a ram Read More

Eld-el-kabir: Buni urges Muslims to support less privilege

July 20, 2021 Editorial III 0

Yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni has Tuesday called on Yobe state citizens to use the Eid el Kabir period and assist the less privileged in the society. In a statement signed by governor Buni’s Director General Press and Media Mamman Mohammed, said Buni congratulated Muslims all over the world as they celebrate one of the greatest festivals of the Read More

Eid-el-kabir: Lets work for national unity, Buni tasks Nigerians

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni,  has called for national unity as Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival. Buni said the period of Eid-el-Kabir, calls for a deep reflection into the lessons of devotion, sacrifice and obedience as exemplified by the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail.  In a Read More

Police kill 10 bandits, lose 2 in Niger

July 18, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Nigerian Police Special Unit, Operation PUFF ADDER Saturday killed 10 bandits in gun battle in Kundu village in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state.  The bandits  were reported to have  attack the police base recently established in the village due to incessant attacks and kidnap of a Royal father.  It was learnt  that  the police however  lost two of Read More

Tiv group backs Buhari over move against secessionists

July 9, 2021 Editor 0

Tiv Youth Council Worldwide (TYC) has said any attempt to treat secessionist individuals and groups with kid gloves could throw the country into deeper crises beyond anyone’s imagination. Consequently, the group has thrown it’s weight behind the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the re-arrest of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, and the Read More

Insecurity: Don’t allow Oyo slip into anarchy, Dare tells Makinde

June 18, 2021 Editor 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, has decried the increasing spate of insecurity in Ibadan, and other areas of Oyo dtate. This is coming on the heels of the fracas that occurred at Iwo road on Wednesday, which led to loss of lives and property. Protesting traders took the corpse of one of the victims, Rahman Azeez, Read More

Insurgency: How thousands of Soldiers were maimed – Army

June 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Nigeria Army declared Saturday in Kaduna that several thousands of Soldiers and their counterparts in other sister security agencies have been maimed in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency over the years . This is as the Senate in a show of empathy donated N10 million to some of the Wounded Soldiers In Action (WIA), undergoing treatment at the Read More

Nigerian Army and war against insurgency beyond slogan

May 18, 2021 Isaac Ikpa 0

I don’t know him; may be, only a few Nigerians might have encountered him in the sanctuaries of books and there is no possibility that any Nigerian would ever have a chance of knowing him personally, but Frederick C. Blesse is a living legend or a genius of wisdom by conquering the essence of existence with his timeless philosophy. Blesse Read More

Ed-el-fitr: Uphold tenets of Ramadan, Abiodun urges Muslims

May 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

As Muslims all over the world celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Ogun state Governor Dapo Abiodun has congratulated the faithful for witnessing the end of fasting. He urged Muslims to uphold what the lessons and tenets Ramadan symbolises. Abiodun, in a statement by his chief press secretary, Kunle Somorin, noted that Muslims had engaged in the Read More

Akeredolu felicitates with Muslims, tasks faithful on peaceful coexistence

May 12, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of Ramadan fast and celebration of Eid- el-fitr. The governor in a message signed by his chief press secretary, Olatunde Olabode Richard, implored all Muslims to remain steadfast and reflect the lessons of Ramadan through sustained Read More