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2019 Hajj: FCT Releases Approved Hajj Fare

2019 Hajj: FCT Releases Approved Hajj Fare

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has release this years hajj fare to Saudi Arabia. A statement from the Public Relations Officer of the Board, Muhammad Lawal Aliyu said Intending Pilgrims from the FCT are to pay One million, five hundred and forty eight thousand six hundred and fivety one […]

The Legend of Buratai Revealed

The Legend of Buratai Revealed

Read full text of speech by Philip Agbese at the public presentation of book in Abuja. May 17, 2019 A brief rendition of Gen. Buratai’s legendary anti-terrorism exploits in Nigeria, stylishly monikered in the monograph titled, ‘The Legend of Buratai’, by Philip Agbese as Guest Speaker during its public presentation, on   May 17, 2019 in […]

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Emefiele For Second Term As CBN Gov

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Emefiele For Second Term As CBN Gov

Less than 24 hours that he appeared before the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, the Senate on Thursday onfirmed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria for a second term. Emefiele had been screened by the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, on Wednesday during which he […]

NYSC: Ibrahim, And Buhari’s Vision For Nigerian Youths

NYSC: Ibrahim, And Buhari’s Vision For Nigerian Youths

By David Onmeje The appointment of Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, a renowned military scholar and administrator of repute as the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) penultimate week by President Muhammadu Buhari has come with a lot of expectations and hope for revitalized national service scheme. Certainly, it is clear to all Nigerians […]

Security challenges: Baptist Convention Says Security Agencies Helples

Security challenges: Baptist Convention Says Security Agencies Helples

Chris Steven, Abuja     The Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) has decried the state of insecurity in the country and called on both the Federal Government and the security agencies to rise up to the situation before it’s too late. The NBC also tasked both the Judiciary and the electoral umpire to be truly independent […]

Top Politicians , Traditional Rulers Fueling Insecurity To Sustain Illegal Gold Mining Business – Group

Top Politicians , Traditional Rulers Fueling Insecurity To Sustain Illegal Gold Mining Business – Group

Chris Steven, Abuja Citizens’ Rights Crusade Network, CRCN, on Sunday identified political players and public office holders as masterminds of the rising cases of banditry, kidnapping and killings ravaging Zamfara State. The group specifically alerted Nigerians that politicians benefiting from illegal gold mining in Zamfara were the ones sponsoring the endless unrest in the area. […]

N19.4bn Arms Funds : Dasuki, Others’ Case For Hearing June 11

N19.4bn Arms Funds : Dasuki, Others’ Case For Hearing June 11

Chris Steven, Abuja Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an FCT High Court, has fixed June 11 for trial to begin for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki and  Bashir Yuguda, in the alleged misappropriation of N19. 4 billion arms funds. The EFCC charged Dasuki, Yuguda alongside former Governor of Sokoto State Attahiru Bafarawa, his son, […]

Inter-Faith Group Proffers Solution To Banditry , Kidnappings Others In Nigeria

Inter-Faith Group Proffers Solution To Banditry , Kidnappings Others In Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) in Nigeria has proffered the way forward to banditries, kidnappings and other crises in some parts of the country. The interfaith group said fervent prayer and fasting remain the only panacea to the nagging menace in Nigeria. The group also called on clergymen […]

Amnesty International as Nigeria’s Second Terrorist Group

Amnesty International as Nigeria’s Second Terrorist Group

By Kaereen Goulding By now no one should be in doubt that Amnesty International is Nigeria’s second terrorist group. The country has been the target of several horrendous attacks – failed Boko Haram attempts, armed bandits, killer herdsmen, kidnappers, robbers and other evil elements – without Amnesty International demanding that perpetrators of the acts stop. […]

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