SERVICOM lauds health, security workers on selfless service

October 8, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The National Coordinator/CEO SERVICOM, Mrs. Nnenna Akajemeli, has commended doctors, nurses, cleaners, security personnel and other stakeholders for great, excellent and selfless services rendered to the citizens of Nigeria, especially during the post ccovid-19 era. She stated this Wednesday in an interview during the 2021 Customer Service Week held in Abuja, with the theme ‘the power of service’. The theme, Read More

Insurgency: What America’s support means for Nigeria

September 30, 2021 Abdullahi M 0

The support given to Nigeria by the United States of America has made a great difference in the country’s efforts to stamp out terrorism within its borders, President Muhammadu Buhari said this week. Meeting Friday in New York with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of America to the United Nations, the President said America’s support serves as a morale booster Read More

Olusegun Aganga, Abubakar Yar’Adua: Where are they now?

September 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Since they retired from public office, nothing is heard from or about them again. ELEOJO IDACHABA in this piece wonders where they could be now. Olusegun Aganga Olusegun Aganga is a former minister of Industry, Trade and Investment as well as Ministry of Finance at different times. He was appointed in those capacities by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Attack on luxurious buses in Jos fake – Lalong

August 29, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has advised the general public to discard the fake news which alleged that some buses on transit were set ablaze. He said such an incident never happened.“Members of the public are advised to ignore a social media post purportedly showing luxurious buses on fire with the caption ‘Plateau crises and genocide worsens as 2 Read More

Leaving office a failure is not an option, Mr President!

August 27, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

In the confines of the Presidential Villa, during a recent meeting of the National Council on Security, one of the many security meetings called at his instance, President Muhammadu Buhari told heads of security agencies that they must address the alarming insecurity situation in the country because he is not prepared to exit office as a failure. To underscore his Read More

Niger gov wants states joint operations to end banditry, kidnappings

August 26, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has called for joint operations of the  affected states  to  end  the nefarious activities of bandits and kidnappings.  The governor stated this when he visited Ma’undu in Mariga local government Area of the state which has been deserted by members of the community for about one year now due to banditry activities.   He said,  Read More

In Anambra, Police launch investigation as UNIZIK student commits suicide

August 21, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The Anambra state Police command, Saturday, said the force has launched an investigation to unravel circumstances surrounding the death of a 200-level student of Industrial physics at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. The school is popularly known as UNIZIK. The deceased, who hailed from Isuikwuato local government area of Abia state, allegedly committed suicide as his body was found on Friday Read More

Bamgbose offers to assist families of slain security personnel

July 10, 2021 Editor 0

The National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG) Olusegun Bamgbose has offered to assist families of slain security personnel in Nigeria. Bamgbose in a statement said the worsening security situation in the country was no doubt, taking a toll on the security agents in the country. According to him, “Almost on daily basis, we are losing our men to Read More

Christian group exonerates Dunamis church leader, Pastor Enenche, from arrest of activists

July 9, 2021 Editor 0

A religious organisation under the auspices of Brethren For Christ Empowerment Organisation (BCEO) has exonerated the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Church, Dr. Paul Enenche, from the arrest of 10 activists in his church last Sunday. Coordinator of the group, Apostle Kingsley Madaki, while speaking to Journalists in Abuja in a press briefing, said the organisation has done it’s Read More

Yobe: British Council, MCN resolve 409 disputes through traditional system

June 30, 2021 Editor 0

About 409 disputes that might have escalated to conflicts in Yobe state have been resolved in the last one year by British Council Programme, Managing Conflict in Northeast Nigeria. The MCN state team Lead, Abdulkadir Sambo, disclosed this during a one-day Lesson Sharing Event of Community Peace and Safety Partnership in Damaturu, the state capital. Sambo said the traditional system Read More

FCTA demolishes over 349 illegal structures in Lugbe

June 27, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has demolished over 349 illegal structures in Lugbe-across along Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The operation tagged ‘2021 mother of clean ups’ was led by the chairman, FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Mr Ikharo Attah, accompanied by security personnel and Fire Service officials. He said the operation was part of the regular exercise on Read More

Security agencies now speaking language bandits, IPOB, others understand- APC group

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress on the platform of APC Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) said peace has gradually returning to the country because the security agencies are now speaking the languages understood by bandits, terrorists and members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorising the nation. The group said “the fear that has gripped the nation Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as residents block Abuja-Kaduna highway, protest bandits’ attack, stranded travellers groan

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Many travellers are currently stranded on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway as angry residents have blocked the road over attacks, especially the killing of a 13-year-old girl by bandits. The tragic incident occurred at Anguwar Magaji in Chikun Local Government Area of the state, according to Daily Trust. Residents said bandits stormed the house of the village head and abducted his family Read More

Lawyers to Buhari: Deploy troops to Ukpute, Bonta

June 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Benue lawyers under the aegis of the Association of Lawyers from Conflict Zones, have pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to urge the Benue state government under Dr Samuel Ortom to put an immediate end to the invasion of Ukpute community in Oju local government of Benue state by the Bonta militia and their collaborators by deploying security personnel to the Read More

Nationhood question in Nigeria: Detweeting the Twitter

June 15, 2021 Prof MK Othmam 0

The world is inching towards becoming a global hamlet from its current status of global village. Thanks to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that has made distance, no matter how long, immaterial and allow people from different continents participate in a common event in real time. ICT is saving cost and time for several people from not being physically presence Read More

Insecurity: Letter to Mr President

June 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect and loyalty Sir, I would like to bring to your notice the sad happenings in the country, which have resulted to the murder of Barrister Ahmad Gulak and the Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo state Command, Okiemute Mrere, by unknown gunmen. Sir, you have to intervene on this sad development induced by unpatriotic Read More

FCT Monarch demands concerted action against insecurity

May 28, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

The Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers in the Federal Capital Territory [FCT], HRH Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, has called for more coordinated and concerted efforts on the part of security agencies and the various tiers of government to reduce insecurity in the territory. Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, who is also the Onah [Ruler] of Abaji Area Council, observed in an Read More

Breaking: INEC confirms attack at Enugu office, reveals extent of damages

May 17, 2021 Editor 0

An attack on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Enugu state has left six vehicles burnt while two others were damaged, a top official of the commission has revealed. A statement by INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye on Monday said the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, reported that the incident happened on Sunday Read More

Insecurity: Apostolic Church president, Igwe condemns killing of security operatives

May 9, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The National President of Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Apostle Samuel Igwe has condemned the coordinated attacks on security Operatives aiming at weakening the security architecture of the nation. The cleric made this known during a World Press Conference with newsmen over the weekend at Uyo headquarters of the church. Igwe lamented that the security personnel being killed on a daily Read More

Abuja schools remain safe, FCTA assures residents

May 6, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Acting Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Education Secretary, Leramoh Abdulrazak, has again reiterated the safety of its teeming school age students in the various schools in the Federal Capital Territory. The secretary, who gave this assurance during a press conference by the management of the Education Secretariat, said it is imperative to again allay the fears of parents, guardians Read More