What my govt is disturbed about – Buhari

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President Buhari has revealed that he was disturbed by the strike in the education sector. The president stated this at the University of Ibadan’s Foundation Day and Convocation ceremonies on Monday He was represented by Prof Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC). “Government is fully aware of the challenges in the university … Read more

Governor Yahaya Bello wins Kogi gubernatorial polls

Governor Yahaya Bello wins Kogi gubernatorial polls

Report reaching us seems to show that Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the November 16 gubernatorial election in Kogi State. Yahaya Bello won 12 local government councils while his closest rival, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Engr. Musa Wada, won 9 local government councils However, the … Read more

Again, Governor Nyesom Wike says Rivers State is a Christian State

Again, Governor Nyesom Wike says Rivers State is a Christian State

Governor Nyseom Wike has once again stated that River State is a Christian state while speaking at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Holy Ghost Rally. The rally which took place at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium on Sunday, November 17, saw the governor saying he owes no one an apology for his statement. He … Read more

Female Muslim students have constitutional right to use Hijab – Sultan of Sokoto

Female Muslim students have constitutional right to use Hijab – Sultan of Sokoto

Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, has stated that female Muslim students have the right to wear hijab as supported by the constitution of Nigeria. The sultan made this known on Sunday while speaking at the 4th General Assembly of the Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN) themed “Muslim Unity and Contemporary Political … Read more

In one week, DSS has given 3 contradictory reasons for not releasing Sowore – Falana

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Femi Falana has stated that the Department of State Security, DSS, has within one week given contradictory reasons for not releasing Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. Falana stated this in reaction to a statement by the DSS which revealed that Sowore, former NSA Sambo Dasuki and leader of the Islamic … Read more

What Soyinka told Senate over hate speech bill and the death sentence for offenders

Nobel Laurete, Professor Wole Soyinka has written a note to the Senate over a hate speech bill tabled before it. The bill which is sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip, Sabi Abdullahi, sees to criminalize hate speech with offenders getting sentenced to life imprisonment or death by hanging. Reacting to the bill which has passed … Read more

I fully support and subscribe to the closure of borders – El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has thrown his weight behind the decision to have Nigeria’s land borders closed. El-Rufai who appeared as a guest at the graduation of Senior Course Three of the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja on Friday, November 15th, stated that it is unfair that smaller countries are … Read more

Pope Francis calls on tech giants to prevent children from accessing porn online so easily

Pope Francis has called on tech giants to ensure children are prevented from having easy access to porn online. The Pope stated this while speaking at the Promoting Digital Child Dignity conference in the Vatican recently. He said: “There is a need to ensure that investors and managers remain accountable, so that the good of … Read more

CAN tells Fatoyinbo and Busola Dakolo what to do after court judgment

CAN tells Fatoyinbo and Busola Dakolo what to do after court judgment

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has reacted to the Federal Hgh Court ruling which dismissed the rape case filed against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo. The court dismissed the case and a fine of N1million was placed on Busola Dakolo on grounds that she wasted its time. Reacting to the judgment, CAN advised … Read more

Shame on all those who mocked and crucified Fatoyinbo – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, FFK, has reacted to the verdict by a Federal High Court in Abuja which threw out the case filed by Busola Dakolo against COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo. The case was thrown out by the court which labelled it as empty and driven by sentiments. Mocking all those who crucified Biodun Fatoyinbo without having … Read more

Herdsmen/farmer crises: Buhari reveals solution to conflicts in Nigeria

Presidency under Buhari now den of thieves – PDP

President Buhari has stated that part of the solution to the conflict between farmers and herders will involve tree planting. This was disclosed in a statement made available on Thursday, by the president’s media aide, Garba Shehu. Buhari said: “Ecological restoration reduces the threat of land disputes. desertification – driven by climate change – is … Read more

We’ll release Sowore to appropriate persons – DSS

Release Sowore now or face jail term- Federal High court tells DSS DG

The Department of State Security, DSS, has stated that Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore, will only be released to appropriate persons. This was disclosed by the agency’s Public Relations Officer PRO, Dr Peter Afunanya. Afunanya, in a statement issued, stated that when necessary processes are concluded, Sowore would be released to appropriate persons. “While all … Read more

DSS must stop display of naked power and release Sowore now – Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka has warned the Department of State Services, DSS, to stop the charade and display of ”crude and naked power” by releasing the Convener, #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore still being kept in their custody despite meeting his stringent bail conditions. Operatives of the DSS had on Tuesday fired gun shots and used pepper … Read more

One-year-old baby abducted in Ondo church

A one-year-old boy identified as Gold Kolawole has been kidnapped inside a church auditorium in Akure, the Ondo State capital. According to reports, Gold’s mother, Mrs Modupe Kolawole, took him to the Sotitobire Miracle Centre located at Osinle area of Akure, the state capital on Sunday Novermber 10th for worship. She took her son to … Read more

IGP arrested my father and two others because I divorced his friend – Lady cries out

Nasiba, daughter of a former chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, Sani Dauda, has accused the Inspector General of Police, IGP, of harassing her and her father because she divorced his friend and married someone else. According to Nasiba who spoke to The Cable, the police boss has been harassing her because she refused to … Read more

Why I donated N5billion to children on the Northeast – Femi Otedola

Billionaire Femi Otedola has revealed why he made the donation of N5billion to the Saved the Children Foundation during the gala night of his daughter, DJ Cuppy, which held in Abuja on Sunday the 10th of November, 2019. The billionaire made the donation to help children who have suffered due to the activities of Insurgents … Read more