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Group Makes A Case For Armed Forces, Wants Improved Security Budget

Group Makes A Case For Armed Forces, Wants Improved Security Budget

Chris Steven, Abuja A group of well-meaning Nigerians, under the auspices of One Voice Nigeria, has called on the 9th National Assembly to improve its annual allocation for defence. According to the group, committed to rallying Nigerians of diverse persuasion to adopt a common ground, the budgetary allocation doesn’t match the current realities on the […]

Foreign Media Promoting ISWAP In Nigeria — Centre

Foreign Media Promoting ISWAP In Nigeria — Centre

Chris Steven, Abuja The Centre for Social Justice, Equality and Transparency has accused foreign media outfits of promoting the activities of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, in Nigeria. The group made this disclosure in a report released on Thursday. CESJET in the report presented by its Executive Director, Isaac Ikpa, revealed that to […]

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. […]


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