The world is better with multilateralism

November 1, 2021 Olalekan A. Babatunde 0

Going by the increasing disposition to unilateralism, it is easy to assert that the world is inclining more towards self-seeking as against the promise made at the end of the World War II in the establishment of the United Nations. That pledge among nations was to pursue common goals through cooperation and selflessness. After seven decades, the promotion of peace Read More

Northern Christian Elders slam Buhari over ‘lopsided appointments’, preach unity

October 31, 2021 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

  Christian Elders Forum of Northern States (NOSCEF) has tasked the President Muhammdu Buhari-led federal government to match words with actions by doing away with every nepotic tendency in his administration, to enhance the country’s unity. The Forum had joined the rest of Nigerians to thank God for the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary,  NOSCEF in a statement signed by its Read More

2023: Group to mobilise 3m voters against Northern presidential candidate

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group, Grassroot Alliance For Good Governance (GAFGG) has called on the two leading political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick their presidential candidates from the South. The group which said it is beating the drums of unification and togetherness to the hearing of Read More

Minister tasks APC lobby group to remedy women’s ‘poverty’

September 15, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, has charged the Women Lobby Group of the All Progressives Party (APC) to seek innovative ways of remedying the ‘poverty’ gap among women, lamenting that this has remained a militating factor to most women seeking elective offices.   In a signed statement made available to journalists in Abuja by the Director, Press and Read More

No one will come here to build our country for us – Ojo

August 24, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

A former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Bayo Ojo, has called on citizens to work together to build the Nigerian society by fixing the structural defects in the country through essential reforms in the social, political, economic and value systems. Ojo, who was speaking as a guest lecturer at the 30th Anniversary and Founders’ Day Read More

PIA: Beyond fanfare and reservations

August 19, 2021 Mon-Charles Egbo 0

At last, the tortuous journey to strengthen Nigeria’s oil and gas sector came to an end with President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB thus transforming it to Petroleum Industry Act, PIA. But quite instructively, the spate of reactions that trail this development has diminished the ultimate intentions of the legislation. Nobody seems interested in knowing why, Read More

How to build a successful business partnership

August 11, 2021 Editorial II 0

Despite the pandemic and the ongoing unrest in South Africa, the World Bank projects a gross domestic product growth (GDP) of 4%, bringing good news to some of the South Africa’s most valuable brands. And it’s thanks to this increase in GDP that we’re seeing more business partnerships emerge. Companies are acquiring other companies for a number of reasons, including diversification, increasing Read More

Onaiyekan tasks religious leaders on good relationship between Christians, Muslims 

June 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Archbishop emeritus of Abuja and Cardinal, John Onaiyekan has tasked religious leaders across the country to preach good relationships between the Christian and Muslim communities so as to ensure peaceful co-existence. Bishop Onaiyekan said religious leaders have to work together to achieve some amount of religious harmony, as a condition for peaceful co-existence .  Bishop Onaiyekan noted this in Abuja Read More

A/Court ruling: Join me to build Ondo, Akeredolu tells Jegede

June 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has asked his main challenger in the last governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede SAN of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join hands with him in building the state. Akeredolu who was reacting to the Court of Appeal’s judgement in his favour, added that personally he still have much respect for the defeated PDP governorship Read More

We must team up to fight instability in West Africa, Sahel, Buhari tells UNOWAS envoy

June 16, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for countries in the West African sub-region and those in the Sahel, rocked by security challenges, to team up to confront the menace. The President spoke Tuesday at State House, Abuja, while receiving the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr Mahamat Saleh Annadif, a Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said Read More

NSCDC boss warns promoted officers against corruption

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Audi, has threatened serious sanction against any officer of the Corps cought in the act of corruption  saying such will not be tolerated under his watch. Speaking Wednesday at the Corps national headquarters in Abuja, while decorating five new Acting Deputy Commandant Generals (ACGs) and 12 Read More

NDPHC, Eko discos sign MoU on 300MW delivery in Lagos

May 29, 2021 Tope Sunday, Abuja 0

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has signed an agreement with Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) to deliver 300 mega watts of power to Ibeju-Lekki and other franchise area in Lagos state. The agreement, which was sealed in the presence of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will see NDPHC supply electricity directly to Eko DisCo from existing Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Abuja: Over 2000 APC members join PDP in Bwari alone

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Over two thousand members of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) has defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party in Bwari Area Council, this is just as the council’s elections is fast approaching. Chairman of the area council John Gabaya, while receiving the defectors in Bwari, Abuja, said the area council under his leadership is committed to development, expressing satisfaction Read More

Breaking: After 27 years, Bill, Melinda Gates divorce

May 3, 2021 BBC 0

Bill and Melinda Gates say they are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair wrote on Twitter. The two met in the late Read More

On relocating U.S. AFRICOM to Africa…

April 29, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

In February 2007, President George Bush announced the creation of a unified military command for Africa – AFRICOM. That development puts the continent on par, in the Pentagon’s eyes and command structure, with the Pacific Rim (Pacific Command), Europe (European Command), Latin America (Southern Command), the Middle East (Central Command), and North America (Northern Command). The Pentagon and many military Read More

APC chieftain, Jaji reveals how to end kidnapping, banditry in 3 months

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate past chairman, House committee on internal security, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, has called on National Assembly to budget a special fund for the security agencies to acquire sophisticated weapons. Jaji said if the executive and the legislature could agree on such special fund for the security agencies to acquire Read More

ARG to Ooni: Convene Yoruba-leaders-of-thought meeting now

April 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The pan Yoruba Socio-political group Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) Monday asked the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and other paramount traditional rulers in Yorubaland to convene a Yoruba leaders of thought meeting. ARG in a statement issued by its publicity secretary, Mr Kunle Famoriyo, alerted that the issues of insecurity, inflation, Read More

Getting the best from our youths

April 26, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Over the years, Nigerian youths have always been at the receiving end in terms of the blame game that they throw at them when national discourse is concerned. Examination malpractice, drug abuse, rape, restiveness, armed robbery, and fraud are the common offences our youths are accused of partaking in. In the last few days, some of these allegations against the Read More