Doctors’ strike: Sack health minister now, APC chieftain urges Buhari

April 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Garus Gololo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently sack the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire.” Speaking with our correspondent in Abuja, Gololo said Nigerians did not expect the nation’s doctors to be allowed to go on strike “at the moment,” adding that President Buhari had released enough money for Read More

Convoke national youth summit, PFN tells Buhari

April 9, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Thursday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to convoke a national youth summit in Nigeria. PFN gave the advice in a statement from the office of its president, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, made available to journalists in Ibadan. PFN said the immediate convocation of the national youth summit will without doubt serve as an avenue of Read More

Medical tourism: Any hope for ordinary Nigerians?

April 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent medical tourism by President Muhammadu Buhari to London has generated lot of uproar across the country, many people are criticising the trip saying the president is not a patriotic citizen as he claims in several events. After meeting with the service chiefs, President Buhari surprised Nigerians with the announcement on his medical trip to London. This is indeed Read More

Stop assaulting Buhari’s fundamental right to life, group cautions London protesters

April 5, 2021 Editor 0

The protests by some Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical trip to the United Kingdom is unguided, unwarranted and an assault on his fundamental human right to life Nigeria First Movement has said. According to the group, it is within President Buhari’s right, like every other citizen, to seek routine medical checkup.  Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, Secretary-General, Richard Read More

Tackling North’s agric challenge

March 31, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Since the beginning of farmers and herders clashes, cattle rustling which also gradually turned into armed banditry, kidnapping and other criminalities in parts of Zamfara state and later other states in the Northwest and North Central, I keep why the Northwest zone is the main target. These crisis-torn states are the backbone of Nigeria’s development as it relates to foods Read More

Bobboi and his exploits at PEF(M)B

March 30, 2021 Toby Prince 0

One of the thriving industries in Nigeria today is hypocrisy, and leaders who walk on that path are seen as heroes. In this clime, refusal to compromise standard and firm embrace of tenets of integrity by being brutal with the truth, firm in honesty and courageous in justice always attract opposition and in some cases violent attack by the ill Read More

COVID-19: Appreciating NPHCDA’s leadership intervention

March 30, 2021 Bukola Olasanmi 0

Notwithstanding heightened division in opinion, orchestrated negative propaganda and the deepening conspiracy theory against COVID19 Vaccine, Nigeria took delivery of 3.92 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, 2 March 2021. The delivery marked the first arrival of COVID-19 vaccine in the country and make Nigeria the next West African country to benefit from the COVAX Facility after Ghana Read More

Again, northern elders advise Buhari on ending insecurity

March 26, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Northern elders have blamed the festering insecurity in the country, especially in the North-east and North-west geopolitical zones, on some leaders and elders of the region whom they said, saw the danger in the beginning of the crisis but refused to say the truth. In a statement, Friday, the National Coordinator, Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, Engr. Read More

Presidency: Stop heating up polity ahead 2023, APC coalition warns politicians

March 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of APC Support Group, an umbrella of all registered support groups of the ruling party has called on politicians across board to stop heating up polity ahead of the 2023 general elections. The group specifically warned those aspiring for the office president, saying capable of derailing the focus of the APC led government from peacefully and successfully accomplishing Read More

Buhari’s alarm on insecurity: Illegal arms in-flow defied Nigeria’s border closure

 President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite the closure of Nigeria’s land borders, arms and ammunition continued to flow into the country. President Buhari spoke Thursday when the outgoing Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohammed Ibn Chambas, visited him in Abuja. A statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, Read More

Sustain infrastructure development, Buhari urges Uzodinma

March 17, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday urged Governor Hope Uzodinma to sustain the momentum of efforts of his government to provide infrastructure and improve the welfare of the people of Imo state. He went further to commend the vision of the governor which he said has brought about the completion of projects being commissioned within one year in office. President Buhari spoke Read More

Argue with facts, APC challenges PDP over alleged stolen N15trn

March 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to argue with facts over alleged stolen N15trillion and the employment racketeering. The ruling party was reacting to reports of stolen N15 trillion public funds as canvassed by the opposition party, describing it as “unfounded and baseless allegation.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the Read More

A world of cyber attacks

March 16, 2021 Nosa Imoisili 0

The federal government affirmed the key role of information and communication technology (ICT) in the nation’s economy when it recently called for increased regional collaboration for the development of an ICT ecosystem in West Africa as a potential digital hub on the global ICT Map. The government made the call at the two – day 18th Annual General Meeting of Read More

On PMB’s resolve to address insecurity

March 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is not an exaggeration to say that Nigeria has witnessed unprecedented reports of large scale kidnappings mostly involving school children in the last three months or so in the country. From the abduction of more than 300 students on December 11, 2020, from an all boys boarding secondary school on the outskirts of Kankara town in Katsina state to Read More

‘Why some CSOs, NGOs oppose Buhari’

March 9, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), has disclosed that the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) opposed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, were doing so because the president refused to agree to their outrageous demands at the expense of the country. President, Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Read More

Vatsa family seeks presidential pardon 35 years after execution

March 8, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Thirty five years after the execution of Major General Mamman Vatsa for allegedly plotting a coup against the military regime of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida in 1986, the family and people of Gulu Vatsa community of Niger state have appealed to the federal government to grant him pardon. The spokesman of the family and former commissioner of Information and Strategy Read More

@64, Osinbajo exemplifies best traits of a public servant – Tinubu

March 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has celebrated the Nation’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he clocks 64 years on Monday. Tinubu said the VP has not only exemplified the best traits of a public servant but shown great character, intellect, and professional knowledge in serving Nigeria and in supporting President Buhari and his agenda. In a statement made Read More

Breaking: Take insurgency battle to Boko Haram, bandits, Senate tells newly confirmed CDS, Service Chiefs

March 2, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Major General Lucky Eluoye Onyenucheya Irabor as Chief of Defence Staff. Also confirmed were the nominations of Major General Ibrahim Attahiru as Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu as Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka  Amao  as Chief of Air Staff.  The confirmation of the nominees Read More

High level of poverty responsible for banditry, kidnapping – PGF boss

March 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has called for immediate implementation of security strategies combine with a national initiative to lift Nigerians out of poverty. The APC chieftain said military and security strategy would remain a mirage and resource drainpipe so long it is not Read More

Buhari sympathises with Zamfara over abducted schoolgirls

March 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the activities of bandits which led to the abduction of over 300 Government Girls Junior Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara local government council of Zamfara state. The president made his position known through the federal government high powered delegations under the leadership of Minister of Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika, who are in Zamfara Read More

EFCC chair: Arewa youth hail Buhari, tasks Bawa on superior performance

February 26, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a youth, Abdulrasheed Bawa, as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), just as the Forum tasked the new EFCC boss to “go after all criminals.” Bawa, 40, was appointed by President Buhari to take over the EFCC leadership mantle from the suspended Ibrahim Read More

We’re ready to end insecurity, service chiefs assure senate

February 24, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The newly appointed Service Chiefs Tuesday assured the Senate of their individual and collective readiness to bring the scourge of insecurity to an end. President Muhammadu Buhari had in a letter dated January 27, 2021, forwarded the nominations of the military chiefs to the Senate for confirmation. They are Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye lrabor – Chief of Defence Staff (CDS); Read More

Ambassador- designate: Why we confirmed ex-service chiefs-Senate

February 24, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday confirmed the nominations of the former Service Chiefs as Ambassadors-Designate. This is an effort by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe ( PDP Abia South), to stop the confirmation failed . Confirmation of the nominees followed consideration of the report to that effect by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. The former Service Chiefs Read More