#Endsarsmemorial: FG Slams CNN, Amnesty On Lekki Tollgate Stance

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 164 total views,  84 views today The Federal Government has slammed CNN and global human rights group, Amnesty International, saying they “have continued to shamelessly hold on to their unproven stand” concerning the incident that happened at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on October 20, 2020. The tollgate was the epicentre of the #EndSARS protests of last year. Youths who had gathered at the location in protest against police brutality and bad governance were dispersed by gun-wielding soldiers on October 20, 2020. The action by the soldiers is believed by some quarters…

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Nigeria’s Unity Is Negotiable ―Babagana Kingibe, Nigeria’s Envoy To Chad

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 302 total views,  83 views today Nigeria’s envoy to Chad, Babagana Kingibe has said that the country’s unity is negotiable. In his speech at The Sun Newspaper awards for 2020 in Lagos on Saturday October 16, the former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) stated that in spite of what his colleagues say, every union is negotiable. According to him, when a party is trying to opt out of a union, he/she must consider the pros and cons of his/her choice before making a final decision. Kinigbe said: “I was…

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Afenifere Lambastes Femi Adesina For Comparing Buhari To Awolowo And Azikiwe

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 482 total views,  84 views today The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has tackled the special adviser to President Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, for comparing his boss, President Buhari to former Nigerian leaders, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe. In his article, Adesina wrote: “Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is an honest man. Whatever he tells you, please take it serious. You can even take it to the bank, as it’s a cheque that will never bounce. “There may be a tendency to say; what else do you expect a number 2…

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AGN Secures Chiwetalu Agu’s Release From DSS Custody

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 745 total views,  4 views today The Actors Guild of Nigeria on Tuesday secured the release of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, from the Department of State Services on Tuesday. AGN made this known via a statement on their official Instagram page titled, ‘Chiwetalu Agu released to Actors Guild Of Nigeria.’ The statement signed by the AGN Communication Director, Monalisa Chinda, read, “The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, has yet again secured the release of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS. “On behalf of…

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2021 Women Of Destiny Annual Convention Ends With A Call On Them To Show Godly Character, Submit, Respect Their Husbands

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 879 total views,  2 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Women have been charged to be of godly character, submit to their husbands and respect them in order to become real women of substance and enjoy peace in their homes. The General Overseer of Faith Cathedral Int’l Ministry, Rev. Fred Obetoh who made this charge at the end of this year’s annual convention of the Women of Destiny of the ministry described a woman of substance as one that is of godly character who respects her husband and submits to him regardless of her…

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Obi Cubana Voted 2021 Man Of The Year

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 833 total views Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Mr Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, has been voted the 2021 Man of the Year by Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora. In a 14-day Leadership Excellence Awards voting by Nigerians via online platforms monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria, Obi Cubana was voted ahead of three other nominees. He defeated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Chairman UBA Group , Tony Elumelu; and Chairman/founder of BUA Group Abdul Rabiu, to clinch the position. Cubana emerged winner with 2,667,845…

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It’s Ethnic Profiling To Arrest Chiwetalu While Gumi Continues Campaign For Bandits, HURIWA Tells DSS

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 418 total views Civic advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria, (HURIWA) has tackled the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Army over the arrest and detention of veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu. The group described as injustice, ethnic profiling, the arrest of the actor for wearing ‘Biafran colours’, while controversial Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, roams freely with bloodthirsty bandits. Soldiers on Thursday had arrested the actor around Upper Iweka Bridge in Onitsha for wearing an outfit with Biafra inscriptions. The Army in a statement had said that the…

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Lawmaker Urges Clerics To Intervene In Nation Building

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 301 total views A member of Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Success Torhukerhijo has called on religious leaders to participate in nation-building by nudging public officeholders when going astray. Hon. Torhukerhijo who made the call while delivering a lecture at Baptist College of Theology, Igede-Ekiti, Ekiti State recently charged clerics in the nation to criticize constructively any government policies that are anti-people and undermine development. Delivering the lecture entitled: “Roles of Pastors In National Transformation,” Torhukerhijo said it wasn’t out of place for religious leaders to check politicians at the…

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Court Sentences Maina’s Son, Faisal, To 14 Years Imprisonment

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 217 total views The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, convicted and sentenced the son of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, Faisal, to 14 years imprisonment. The Court, in judgment that was delivered by trial Justice Okon Abang, found Faisal guilty on a three-count money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him. It held that the anti-graft agency successfully established that Faisal, operated a fictitious bank account with the United Bank for Africa, UBA, through which his father,…

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Prince Okedele Hails Governor Oyetola @61, Prays God To Sustain Grace Upon Him

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 179 total views Osun miner and Chairman, CEO of Prince Olusegun Okedele Clean Mining Industries Ltd , Prince Timothy  Okedele, has joined millions of Nigerians to celebrate Osun state Governor,  Gboyega Oyetola at 61. Prince Okedele who is also a member of Osun State Miners Association & Union ,  commended governor Oyetola for his great leadership qualities resulting in unprecedented achievements in the various sectors and his relief packages for retirees and prompt attention to the issue of workers’ salaries in the state. Okedele who voluntarily retired from the Nigeria Custom…

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Osun Miner, Prince Okedele Commends Minister, Monarch, Others For Developments In The Sector

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 129 total views Member of the Osun State Miners Association and Chairman/CEO of Prince Olusegun Okedele Clean Mining Industries Ltd, Prince Okedele Timothy, has commended the Hon. Minister of Mines &Steel Development, Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite for what he called positive developments in the mining sector in Osun state. Prince Okedele, who made this submission while fielding questions from newsmen in Osogbo, the Osun state capital recently stressed that the  administrative and managerial approach of the minister would continue to benefit stakeholders in the mining sector in the state and broaden their…

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Secession: Nigeria At A Crossroads, Says CAN

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 112 total views The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Tuesday, said with the increasing level of perceived marginalisation of Ndigbo and the disunity and among Nigerians, the country was at a crossroads. The umbrella Christian body, therefore, said the nation was in dire need of capable leaders who can unite the citizens while making basic amenities available to them. It said such leaders should be those who were bold enough to demonstrate fair play, justice, and before the people, stressing that without doing so, the agitation by secessionists will continue…

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‘Ebube Agu’ To Take Root Before End Of 2021 – South-East Governors

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 172 total views The South-East Governors Forum has said that the ‘Ebube Agu’ security outfit will be established in all southeast states before the end of the year. The governors said this as part of their eight-point agenda during a meeting that took place at the Enugu State Government House on Tuesday. “The meeting agreed that the South-East Ebube Agu security outfit be launched in all the southeast states and laws passed in various southeast states before the end of 2021,” the communiqué read. The security outfit was established in April…

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Night Travel Now Unsafe For Anyone, FRSC Warns

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 196 total views The Federal Road Safety Corps says night travel is unsafe for motorists and commuters, especially now that most roads are in a deplorable state and insecurity on the increase. The FRSC Sector Commander in Kogi, Solomon Agure, made the assertions in a statement on Monday in Lokoja. Agure said that no good road experience could come out of speeding, overloading, use of phone while driving, use of mechanically deficient vehicles, failure to use seat belt and safety crash helmet. He urged motorists to avoid running foul of traffic…

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Ebonyi State Commissioner For Information Frowns At Sit-At-Home Order, Declares It Economic Waste

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 214 total views Peterclaver Egbochue The commissioner for information, Ebonyi state, Hon. Orji Uchenna Orji, has decried the sit-at-home order in the south east by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, describing it as inimical to the economic growth of the zone. Hon. Orji, in a statement obtained by The Claver Magazine over the weekend declared the sit-at-home order as the worst form of economic marginalization of the zone which must be condemned by all well-meaning citizens.  He declared that the people of Ebonyi are peaceful and places high premium in…

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BREAKING: Abducted AVM Smith Regains Freedom

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 333 total views Kidnappers have released Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (retd.), who was abducted on Monday in the Ajah area of Lagos State, The PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt that the retired General was released in the early hours of Saturday. The spokesman for the Police in Lagos State, Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the development to The PUNCH. “I can confirm that he has been released,” he said. The PUNCH had reported that Smith, who is currently the Chairman of Double Wealth Ventures Limited – a dredging and engineering firm…

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Why I ‘ll Receive COVID-19 Vaccine –Adeboye

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 252 total views,  2 views today The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has explained that he would receive COVID-19 vaccine for the sake of the gospel. He stated this on Friday night during the monthly Holy Ghost Service programme of the church at the Redemption Camp along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The 79-year-old preacher said God’s mercies have kept Nigerians all along, noting that only those whose time to die had come died. Addressing thousands of his members, Adeboye said, “I have never said to you,…

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Google Marks Nigeria’s 61st Independence With Eagle Doodle

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 310 total views Global Tech company, Google, has marked Nigeria’s 61st Independence Day celebration by creating a unique doodle. As a way of marking the celebration, Google Doodle icon for October 1, 2021 depicts the national colour – green and white – complete with the eagle that stands atop the national coat of arms. Explaining the design, Google Doodle wrote, “On this day in 1960, Africa’s most populous country (with over 200 million inhabitants) became a sovereign republic, an anniversary commemorated as Nigeria’s Independence Day. “Today’s Doodle celebrates this monumental occasion…

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Nigeria@ 61:Revamp Ailing Economy, Address Soaring Food Prices, PFN Tells FG

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 161 total views The President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Wale Oke, has urged the Federal Government to revamp the ailing economy and take steps that will lead to reduction of prices of foodstuffs and other items. Oke said this on Thursday in a statement by his media office to commemorate Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary. He lamented that the poor state of the economy was having negative effects on so many Nigerians. Oke who said enough of segregation, nepotism and favoritism, urged Nigerians home and abroad, to embrace God…

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NIGERIA @ 61: All Is Not Well — Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

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 140 total views Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Friday, said all was not well with Nigeria as a country, tasking Nigerians to get the country back on track of progress and development. Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, called on Nigerians to take it upon themselves to get the country working again. While commending Nigerians for sustaining the unity of the country up till this time, he said; “all hands must be on deck in the task of…

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