‘Clampdown’ on #EndSARS promoters, social media: Bakare breaks silence, warns of ‘daring’ consequences

November 15, 2020 Editor 0

The lead Pastor of Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC) Pastor Tunde Bakare has condemned arrest and freezing of account numbers of EndSARS protesters days after nationwide protests. Bakere who is also the convener of Save Nigeria Group (SNG) spoke extensively against federal government’s planned control of social media in an address he delivered on Sunday in Lagos. Read the full Read More

Igbo Journalists condemn attacks on property, wants FG, states to compensate victims of police brutality, others

October 30, 2020 Blueprint 0

Practising Igbo Journalists under the aegis of United Igbo Journalists Forum(UIJF) has condemned a series of attacks on public and private facilities in parts of the country. The Chairman of the forum, Comrade Emeka Nze, in a press statement in Abuja called on Nigerians to live in peace with each other irrespective of ethnic and religious inclination. Comrade Nze who Read More

#EndSARS: NYCN rallies youths against looting, destruction of properties

October 26, 2020 Agi Onda 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has expressed concerns over the mindless looting and destruction of private and public properties by hoodlums across the country. NYCN president, Solomon Adodo, while speaking with reporters in Abuja, Monday said it was unfortunate that the #EndSARS protest was being hijacked by unpatriotic elements bent on wrecking government and the hapless citizens of Read More

#EndSARS: Police needs total reformation not change of name – DG NILDS

October 17, 2020 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Director General for National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof Abubakar Sulaiman, said Nigeria Police Force needs total reformation rather than cosmetic change of name of a particular unit in the organisation. Speaking on the occasion of his 55 years birthday in Ilorin, Friday, Prof Abubakar, said the activities of Nigeria Police force goes beyond mere change Read More

Ebonyi: 2 LGAs set to end FGM practices

September 26, 2020 Editor 0

Ivo and Ishielu Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ebonyi state has finally scheduled dates to do a public declaration on denouncement of Female Genitail Mutilations (FGM). While Ivo which has five communities chose October 31, Ishielu with 15 communities fixed 24 of same month in 2020 for the declarations. The two LGAs during a consensus meeting with key stakeholders for FGM abandonment Read More

Again, Goje, Monguno lead Northeast caucus in NASS

June 9, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

The North East Caucus in the National Assembly has re-elected Senator Danjuma Goje ( APC Gombe Central) and  Rt Hon  Mohammad Tahir Monguno (Bomo) as its  chairman and deputy chairman respectively. This is as the federal lawmakers from the zone kicked against non inclusion of any Airport from the area among those already penciled down across the remaining five geo- political Read More