Gbajabiamila tasks Muslims on peace building

November 21, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has tasked the Muslim faithful to exhibit peace as adherents of the religion of Islam. The speaker who was represented by Dr Abubakar Yunusa Ahmad stated this at ASHRAAF Islamic Foundation in collaboration with Al-AQSOH International Islamic School annual Mawlid Nabiyy lecture series 2021, held at the National Mosque, Abuja, at Read More

Group wants mechanism to address women, peace, security in Nigeria

November 5, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos 0

Peace builders, community and religious leaders should take critical actions to institutionalise mechanisms for addressing women’s peace and security issues, in Nigeria, Community Initiatives to Promote Peace (CIPP), has said. The CIPP Chief of Party at Mercy Corps Nigeria, Mr. David Gatare, made the appeal, Thursday, at a one-day Dialogue programme, themed; “Translating Commitments into Actions: Elevating the Role of Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

Earned allowances: SSANU, NASU give FG 2 weeks to reverse sharing formula

October 28, 2021 Moses John 0

The two non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian Universities have given federal government a two-week ultimatum to reverse the sharing formula of the just approved N22.127 billion for payment of earned allowances for the university staff. Blueprint can authoritatively report that out of the approved amount, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ( ASUU) is to take a lion share of 75 Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Makinde urges Nigerians to promote peace, unity

October 20, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Governor Seyi Makinde Tuesday called on Nigerians to continue to promote unity of purpose, virtues of kindness, humility, and peaceful co-existence. The governor stated this in his message to felicitate with Muslims on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Maulud celebration. Gov Makinde stated that “peaceful co-existence is part of Islamic ethics taught by the life of Prophet Muhammad”, adding, Read More

Ayu suitable as PDP National chairman – Igbawua

October 19, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The immediate-past Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission (PCC) and chairman, Forum of 2023 Governorship Aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state, Hon. Chille Igbawua, has described Senator Iyorchia Ayu as highly competent and proper person endowed with the right character-composition to lead the party as national chairman. Hon. Igbawua congratulated Governor Samuel Ortom and PDP North-Central Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for Read More

Aku Uka worked tirelessly to unite his people – Lawan

October 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi, the 24th Aka Uka of Jukun Kingdom in Taraba state, as a great leader who worked to unite his people and bring development to Taraba and the defunct Gongola state. Lawan stated this Wednesday during plenary in his remarks to honour the deceased. The Senate President Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More

Mind your language, Jaji tells Bafarawa

October 11, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A former member of the  House of Representatives representing Birnin Magaji and Kaura Namoda local government councils of Zamfara state,  Aminu Sanin Jaji, has  warned former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, to mind his language on issues regarding the state. Jaji gave the warning at a press conference on the activities of the committee set up by the Read More

Osana of Keana: Five years of impactful royalty

October 10, 2021 Mua'zu Haruna Abari 0

The prayers and dreams of all royal blood is to ascend the throne of their ancestors; this has always been the last wish of every royalist. Some have accomplished this tall dream, some are still struggling to realise this wish, while others will return to their ancestors without accomplishing this prayer. This is what is called destiny and no one Read More

Pictures: Police rescues 187 Kidnapped victims in Zamfara

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

By Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau Zamfara State Police Command through its tactical operatives in a Joint operations at Tsibiri forest in Maradun local government government area of the state has rescued 187 Kidnapped victims. This was made known by the state Commissioner of Police CP Ayuba N. Elkana while handing over the victims to the state government for onward measures. According Read More

Police parades suspected killers of 7 farmers in Osun

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command Wednesday paraded five suspected killers of some farmers who were murdered on their way to farm in Modakeke. The suspects are: Akingbala Olakunle aka ‘All Stand,’ Owoniyi Segun aka ‘Agbede,’ Daramola Muideen aka ‘Ede,’ Shina Adeyemi and one Awotunde Elijah. The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, said the suspects were arrested in connection with the murder Read More

In Akwa Ibom, Senator bags leadership award

September 11, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Distinguish Senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, has been honoured with an African Icon Leadership Merit Award. Eyakenyi, who received the award in Uyo, dedicated it to her constituents, saying that they were the backbones behind her successes in her political journey. Consequently, the Ntisong Ibibio III, His imperial majesty Obong Read More

LG congress: APC group denies irregularities in Benue chapter

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of patriotic APC members in Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo Federal Constituency Benue state on the aiges of Likeminds, has frowned at a report  published by an online alleging irregularities in the last Local Government Area congress in the state The report, which quoted unknown sources, had claimed that the consensus APC Chairman for Ado Local Government Area Hon. Read More

Group urges Oyetola to sign anti-open grazing bill

September 6, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Kiriji Heritage Defenders, Sunday urged Osun atate Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, to sign the anti open grazing bill recently passed into law by the state House of Assembly.  A statement signed and made available to newsmen by its Director General, Dr. Ademola Ekundayo, said the bill as passed has provided the state the enablement to contain atrocities linked to the criminal Read More

Breaking: Boma evicted from BBNaija season 6 show

September 5, 2021 Editor 0

Boma on Sunday night emerged the fourth and last big brother Naija housemate to be evicted from the season six Shine Ya Eye show. The controversial housemate was evicted alongside Tega, Michael and Peace. Details loading…

APC LG congress peaceful in Niger

September 5, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

National Congress Committee chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Domingo Obende, weekend said the local government congress in Niger state was peaceful. Speaking with journalists Saturday, Senator Obende stated that only five out of the 25 local governments in the state opted for elections while the others adopted consensus. He said, “Five out of 25 local government areas rejected Read More

Plateau mayhem: Fulani, Irigwe to sing peace pact

September 2, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The warring Fulani and Irigwe ethnic groups in Bassa local government area of Plateau state have agreed to enter into another peace pact, Governor Simon Lalong has said. Governor Lalong stated this after a meeting with the two groups, Wednesday, at the Government House. Director of Press to Lalong, Dr. Makut Macham, in a statement said for the second time Read More

Breaking: Akeredolu ignores FG, signs anti-open grazing bill into law

August 31, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has signed into Law the Anti-Open Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly, contrary to the federal government’s plan. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said governor Akeredolu signed the bill into Law in his office Tuesday, August 31, 2021.   “The move is in line Read More

Revealed! How final year Kaduna Poly student died affter graduation

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A final year Hospitality Management student of Kaduna state Polytechnic, identified as Faith Favour has died few days after graduation. Faith had shared a photo of herself and course mates from their signing out celebration two weeks ago. A Source disclosed that she sadly passed away after her signing-out celebration. One of her course mates, Mhister Isaac, disclosed the sad Read More

Osun police arraigns woman for declaring her house help wanted on social media

August 30, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Monday, arraigned a 31-year-old woman, Adekunle Adefisayo, before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, for allegedly exposing her house help, Olatona Opeyemi,  to hatred and damaged her reputation by sending her photograph on social media and declared her wanted. The defendant was said to have committed the purported crime on August 19, 2021 at about Read More

@52: APC govs laud Zulum’s commitment to end Boko Haram

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has joined Nigerians and other well wishers to celebrate the birthday of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno state, even as they acknowledged Zulum’s dedication and commitment to the fight against Boko Haram. The APC governors, in a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, by their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Read More