Thursday, October 1, 2020

Ideato Diocese Will Miss In Archbishop Maduoma A Quiet Perseverance, Thoroughness to Duty and Painstaking Attention to Details

The Rt. Revd. Godson Ukanwa, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Isi-Mbano has showered encomiums on the retired Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri and Bishop of Ideato Anglican Diocese, the Most Revd. Dr Caleb A. Maduoma and his wife, Mrs Onyinyechi Maduoma (Nnechinemere) at a retirement thanksgiving service held at the Cathedral...

Book Review: Predestined For God’s Assignment: Archbishop Maduoma- An Icon of Leadership and Impact By Ven Prof Abanihe

A Review by the Ven. Prof Uche C. Isiugo-Abanihe The book comprises the Biography and Memoirs of the Most Rev. Dr Caleb Maduoma, and is compiled and edited by their second daughter, Ngozi Onyinyechi Adighibe, a graduate of the University of Ibadan. It is published by EVERBRIGHTER Communications, a publishing company founded by the same...

Nigeria@60: Abdusalami Says Many Have Not Learnt Any Lesson

Former Head of State, Retired General Abdusalami Abubakar, has said that 60 years after Nigeria gained its independence, it appears a significant number of political actors have not learnt the lessons that led to crises in its previous attempts at entrenching democracy and good governance. He said this in an exclusive interview on Channels TV’s...

Nigeria@60: Oil Cannot Be Cheaper In Nigeria Than Saudi Arabia – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has defended the current price of fuel in the country, stating that a responsible government must face realities. In his Independence Day Speech, President Buhari stated that while petroleum prices are to be adjusted, the government must take tough decisions. The president compared the oil price in Nigeria to those of neighbouring countries, arguing...

Nigeria@60: Rejig Cabinet, Save Nigeria From Collapse – PDP To Buhari

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig its cabinet and save Nigeria from collapse even on the occasion of the 60th anniversary. The party in its statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan asked the President to “inject new blood” into his administration. “The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari...

Nigeria@60: President Buhari’s Independence Day Anniversary Speech (Full Text)

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation...

Reps In Shouting Match Over Water Resources Bill

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday clashed over the controversial National Water Resources Bill with the debate on the bill turned into a shouting match. Some members of the House, mostly from the southern part of the country and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, raised various legal and procedural issues on the bill. The...

Court Dismisses Mailafia’s Application Seeking To Stop Police Invitation

A High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has dismissed the application filed by ex-deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, challenging the invitation by the police. Justice Arum Ashoms in his ruling on Tuesday dismissed the application for lack of merit and in its entirety. He ruled that the police has the...

Buhari Orders Extension Of Itakpe-Warri Railway To Link South And North Before 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ordered that the newly commissioned Itakpe-Warri railway be extended to link with Abuja creating a direct line between the north and the south. The President said this should be achieved before the end of his tenure as President in May 2023. He gave the directive while virtually commissioning the 326km Itakpe...

Nigeria At 60: FG Lists Roads To Be Closed, Tightens Security At Eagle Square

The federal government has announced increased security measures for Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary celebration. Ahead of the October 1 event, security has been enhanced in and around the venue – Eagle Square in Abuja. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made the announcement in a statement Tuesday night. He noted that from midnight on Wednesday, all routes leading...

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