Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa is a name many Nigerians are familiar with, especially those who witnessed the annulled 1993 presidential election in which he participated as the candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention. Now an elder statesman, Tofa, in this interview, says Nigeria’s greatness lies in the unity of purpose of the leadership and followership.Read More
Three boxes full of poisonous snakes, spiders, millipedes and other reptiles, smuggled from Cameroon and intercepted by the Customs, have been handed to the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management of the University of Uyo. The Head of the Depatment, Dr Edem Eniang, a snake expert who took delivery of the reptiles, speaks on the snake business.Read More
“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”.
With these words, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Saturday, warned against any attempt to spilt Nigeria.
For about 48 hours, a tussle between two siblings took its toll on the bustling communities of Ogobia and Ondo on the outskirts of Otukpo, leaving in its wake the death of a retired major and a former state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Lawrence Ugbo; the Chief Security Officer to Otukpo local government area Chairman, Mr. Christopher Uja, and two others.Read More
Comrade Joseph Ambakaderemo, Convener, South-South Reawakening Group, SSRG, in this interview harps on good governance as the panacea to the myriad of challenges plaguing the nation, describing the clamour for restructuring as another distraction in the body politic.Read More
Meka Olowola is the Managing Partner of Zenera Consulting. A branding and communications advisory firm with a Nigerian’s foremost Energy practice with two offices in Nigeria and one in London.Read More
Steve Crown Uche Okolo, a fast-rising Nigerian gospel minister, presently, shares the stage with many great gospel artists, singing in concerts, crusades and serves as a music director in several choirs and singing groups.Read More
Few days ago, the social media became flooded with pictures of some prominent politicians in Nigeria going to celebrate the graduation of their wards in far away universities like in the United Kingdom.Read More
ABUJA—INSPECTOR-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to replicate his efforts at tackling crimes in the country by beefing up security on highways and major roads.Read More
Lagos—A 15-year-old student and 11 other minors, students of a Junior Secondary School in Mushin, were, yesterday, charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s court by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for alleged cultism.Read More
Mallam Sulaiman Usman is the Director of Planning and Research, Information and Library Sciences, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. He is also the Makkah Cordinator, 2017 Hajj. In this interview, he spoke about the multifaceted challenges faced by the commission during this just concluded hajj, which according to him include hajj fares, feeding and accommodation of pilgrims at the holy land and why stakeholders have to embrace change in the whole arrangmentRead More
The theatre of absurdities in Burma, is a matter of concern not only for Muslims all over the world but every reasonable homo sapien. As long as real blood runs in your vein, these killings which can be described as genocide of the decade must stop.Read More
The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN, Lagos chapter, has lent its voice against the killing of Muslims in Rohingya village, Burma just as the group congratulated Muslims on the new Hijrah year 1439 A.H which commenced yesterday.Read More
The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that there would be partial restriction of movement on Ikorodu Road to enable it replace the dilapidated and disused steel pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop with a new footbridge.Read More
THE Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, led a team of policemen to shrines used by kidnappers and ritualists in Ikorodu area of the state, rescuing an abducted couple and arresting a priest.Read More