Some Nigerians in diaspora in malicious campaign abroad, group alleges

January 21, 2021 Editor 0

Some Nigerians in the Diaspora have indulged in malicious campaigns to radicalise their compatriots and promote destabilisation back home.  This was revealed by the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) in a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja.   According to the group, these subversive elements intend to tarnish the image of leaders, while ultimately activating insecurity and economic crisis that would lead to anarchy. Read More

The diaspora and it’s negative influence on our democracy

January 20, 2021 Abubakar Gana 0

We yearned and prayed passionately for democratic leadership for decades. It was not easy for a nation as famous and naturally endowed like Nigeria to face the enslavement of dictatorship for the years it was imposed on us by our Military. At last, democracy reincarnated in Nigeria in 1999. Good enough, for over two decades now, we have savored the Read More

Banditry: Izala group blames politicians, seeks empowerment for orphans

January 18, 2021 Hamidu Sabo 0

A prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Bala Lau has accused some politicians of sponsoring and fuelling terrorist activities in Nigeria to achieve political end. Lau, who is the national chairman of Izalatu Bidia Waiqamatu Sunnah (JIBWIS), spoke with newsmen in Katsina over the weekend. He said Boko Haram and banditry in North-east and North-west were being sponsored to dent the image Read More

Fair criticism of govt as tenet of democracy

January 18, 2021 Musa Ilallah 0

If recent comments by President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that “critics of his government should do so fairly” are anything to go by, this has once more confirmed that PMB is the best president and leader Nigeria has ever had in its chequered history. President Buhari who spoke in Abuja when he received in audience Reverend Yakubu Pam, Executive Read More

Gov. Wike; if wishes were horses….!

January 17, 2021 Kolawole Anthony 0

Nigeria has quite terrible and horrible leaders. One of them is Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Governor of Rivers state. Wike’s soul is gravely tormented and he unswervingly finds himself in a state of perpetual restlessness. Gov. Wike is anguished or tortured by the spirits and blood of the innocent. The blood of those he spilled in his fiendish quest Read More

Religious freedom: Nigeria under Buhari rated most tolerant nation globally

January 14, 2021 Editor 0

No country in the world enjoys religious tolerance, freedom of speech and political association as much as Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said.  The centre, in a strategic report on the state of the nation, on Thursday, ranked Nigeria as the most tolerant amongst other nations across the world.  In the report Read More

2021: As Nigerian military silence wailers…

January 13, 2021 Philip Agbese 0

All President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aides occupy a special place in my heart. It is not easy to discharge the arduous obligation of defending a leader who is deliberately and nastily persecuted. Of all the aides, however, Mr Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have caught my endless admiration. Each time I read their pieces and analyses of national issues, Read More

Stop fanning disunity embers, group tells ZAPA

January 7, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

A group operating under the name, Benue Concerned Citizens for Development Thursday accused the “Zone “A” People’s Assembly, ZAPA, of fanning embers of disunity among leaders in Benue. The group made this known while reacting to a press conference addressed by ZAPA, earlier in the week, which accused the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs Senator George Akume of Read More

Christmas Day comment: Group asks Kukah to recuse self from peace committee

January 7, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A non-governmental organisation, the Network for Democracy and Development (NDD) has urged Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah to recuse himself from the General Abdulsalami Abubakar-led National Peace Committee over what it termed “his divisive public pronouncements.”* The group in a statement issued by its National Coordinator, Tajudeen Alabede and Director Public Affairs, Dr Abdul-Wasi B. Moshood, described Kukah’s last Christmas message Read More

Still on the darkening shadows of insecurity

January 1, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

It could not get more desperate or more pathetic than this – the deepening national insecurity casting a lengthening and darkening shadow on the nation, that is. On December 29, Borno State government resorted to its own self-help measure to contain the worsening insecurity in the state. It turned to hunters and a vigilante group in Hawul Local government area Read More

Crossover: National Inter-Faith organisation declares 21 days prayers for Nigeria

January 1, 2021 Editor 0

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisation for Peace (NIFROP) has declared 21-day intercessory prayers for Nigeria to usher in the new year.  The inter-faith group, in a statement signed by its grand patron, Archbishop Julius Ediwe, Thursday, said the spiritual exercise is themed, ” 2021: Our Year of Overcoming Agents of Destabilization, Coup Plotters and Blood Sucking Demons working against President Muhammadu Read More

Plots to impeach Buhari: APC group gives Lawan 14 days to resign

December 29, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

A group, the Core All Progressives Congress Supporters Network (Co-APC-SuN) has said that it has uncovered plots by some members of the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Consequently, it has demanded the immediate resignation of Senator Ahmed Lawan as Senate president over his alleged involvement. The group fingered former Borno state governor, Senator Kashim Shettima and senators from Read More

Christmas: Agbese wants Nigerians to emulate Christ, support Buhari

December 27, 2020 Editor 0

Renowned human rights activist, Philip Agbese, has urged Nigerians to follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ by supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Agbese, a UK-trained legal practioner, made the call on Saturday in his Christmas message to Nigerians.  According to Agbese, President Buhari, like Jesus, is a redeemer and Nigerians should rally round their leader to take the Read More

Buhari condoles with Kwankwaso over dad’s death

December 26, 2020 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, sympathised with former Governor of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, over the death of his father, Alhaji Musa Saleh. Saleh, who was the District Head of Madobi, died in the early hours of Friday. Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari condoles Read More

Wailers wish list for 2021

December 25, 2020 Anthony John 0

As Nigerians are set to usher in a new year in less than two weeks from now, one cannot help but guage the minds of those who see themselves as opposition figures to President Muhammadu Buhari. This group of people aptly called wailers because of their penchant to criticize everything the President does since their favourite candidates lost election, always Read More

Between Zulum’s conscience and his godfather

December 25, 2020 Charles Ibekwe 0

The true worth of leaders is measured by their consistency. True leaders are known for jutting and upholding truth; avoiding actions which might erode public confidence in them. That’s why Bulgarian-born writer, Maria Popova Maria reasoned that “Greatness is consistency driven by a deep love of the work.” In today’s world, most characters speak before they think. That’s the accident Read More

Year 2020: Nigerian Army’s era of spectacular exploits

December 23, 2020 Nkechi Odoma 0

On December 18, 2020, an event which held in Abuja enticed Nigerians boundlessly. In leadership, there must be followers and opposers. Today’s Nigeria bows to ill-feelings of the few opposers who sneer or crucify Government. It’s not necessarily because they know the ingredients of the issues which have become points of criticisms. Most critiques or jibes thrown at Government sounds Read More

Counter insurgency: Stakeholders drum support for armed forces

December 22, 2020 Editor 0

A clarion call has been made to all Nigerians to rally round the Armed Forces in their bid to wipe out remnants of terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements in the country.  Renowned academic, Prof. Peter Madoki, gave the charge at a one-day summit for target rights groups, conflict managers and social media influencers, Friday, in Abuja.  Prof. Madoki, speaking as Read More

Buhari’s snubbing of Reps’ invitation

December 21, 2020 Blueprint 0

The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before the House of Representative on Thursday to address the green chamber on the strategies by government to arrest the worsening insecurity in the country is very disappointing, to say the least. After the gruesome slaughtering of more than 43 rice farmers in Zabarmani, Jere local government area of Borno state, by Read More

Kankara Boys: Buhari commended, gets goodwill message from int’l human rights group

December 21, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has received commendation from an international human rights group for securing the release of hundreds of kidnapped Kankara schoolboys in Katsina state.  In a goodwill message by the International Human Rights Protection Forum (IHRPF) on Sunday, the group said President Buhari has made good of his promise to ensure that Nigeria remains a secure and indivisible nation where Read More

Kankara: EU commends Buhari over students’ release

December 21, 2020 Editor 0

The European Union Human Rights Forum (EUHRF) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the release and safe return of the 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina state. In a statement, Special Rapporteur, Lake Chad, West Africa, Joseph Cullen, described the release of the students as deserving relief, saying everything ended without bloodshed. However, Cullen noted that measures Read More

What release of abducted Kankara students on Buhari’s birthday means – Anti-terrorism group

December 18, 2020 Editor 0

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has described the release of the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara Katsina State as heartwarming and cheering.    CATE noted that the freedom of the schoolboys showed President Muhammadu Buhari’s versatility in leadership, expertise in security matters and seriousness in achieving his promise of securing the lives and property Read More

Arewa lauds Buhari over release of abducted students

December 18, 2020 Editor 0

The Coalition of Arewa Patriots said it is elated at the news that the abducted boys of Kankara school in Katisina state have regained their freedom and are about now reuniting with their families. The President of the Coalition Comrade Aminu Kadiri in a statement made available to journalists said the rescue of the boys could not have been possible Read More

Kankara students’ release shows God’s faithfulness to Nigeria, Buhari – Interfaith group

December 18, 2020 Editor 0

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) has welcomed the release of abducted students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina state.  The NIFROP, in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Bishop Sunday Garuba, Friday, said the release was a demonstration of God’s faithfulness towards Nigeria and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.   The group, alongside other Nigerians Read More