Saturday, February 27, 2021

National Insecurity: Primate Ndukuba Urges FG to Act Now As The Nation is Becoming a Failed State

… Calls for A Sovereign National Dialogue ……. Need For Mandatory Weapons And Gun Control The Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion The Most Rev Henry Ndukuba has taken a hard look at the deplorable insecurity in Nigeria and declared: ” Nigeria is at the brink of becoming a failed State...

Senate Introduces Bill to Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Members

The Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country. A bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate Thursday. Already a subject of fierce push back, the bill...

16 Almajiri Children Test Positive For COVID-19 In Jigawa

The Jigawa State government has received the results of 45 samples of Almajiri children tested for coronavirus (COVID-19). The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Abba Zakari, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp where the children were being isolated. He revealed that the results of 16 samples returned positive...

FG Partners World Bank, IFC On Staff Capacity Building

The Federal Government has announced plans of a partnership with the World Bank and International Financial Cooperation (IFC) on staff capacity building and infrastructural development for Free Trade Zones in the country. This according to the Acting Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Mr Bitrus Dawuk, in a statement will help in attracting...

Akeredolu Is Governing Ondo Same Way Buhari Is Ruling Nigeria – Pastor Giwa

Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has described the administration of the Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu as the most insincere and selfish the state has ever witnessed. Giwa claimed that Akeredolu was governing Ondo State the same way President Muhammadu Buhari was ruling Nigeria. He said Akeredolu’s administration...

Niger Security: Fayemi, Four Other Governors Visit Bello

Six Governors of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum have arrived Niger State to meet with Governor Abubakar Bello. Chairman of the Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi is among those visiting the state. Other members of the forum that have arrived are Governors Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq (Kwara), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto). The reason...

Exclusive: Creating More Dioceses Is Not My Priority But Consolidation – Primate Ndukuba

How do you plan to create more dioceses, during your tenure? Let me put it this way: I believe that my work, in the main, may have to do with consolidation. Along the line, there might be new things being introduced. But sustaining what is there, building up the structures that will make this Church...

Nigeria to Begin Rice Export In 2 years – Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Sabo Nanono, said on Tuesday in Abuja that Nigeria would hopefully begin exporting rice to other countries in the next two years. Nanono hinted this in a statement issued on his behalf by Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, the Director of Information in the ministry. The statement quoted the minister...

Buhari Orders Air Force Bombard Bandits In Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the repeated attacks by bandits on communities in Niger state and its environs and has ordered the Nigerian Air Force to deploy its fighter aircraft to check the menace. The president gave the directive in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in...

Ogun Govt Announces Automatic Promotion For Students, Fixes Resumption Date

All students except those in tertiary institutions have been given an automatic promotion to the next class by the Ogun State Government which announced September 21 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, made the announcement in a...

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