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Benue: Enone 1st class chief not zoned to Okpokwu – Hon. Abah

By Yemi Itodo Former Chairman of Ogbadibo local government council and contender for the stool of Och'Enone, Hon. Sir Christopher Abah has debunked the insinuation that the first class chieftaincy stool has been zoned to Okpokwu LGA. The Och'Enone stool, which comprises of Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo LGAs has elicited alot of anxieties, since the contest began. As a result, the District Heads and other Chiefs ...

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Aisha Buhari’s IDP School In Total Darkness As Peace Corps Donates Relief materials

By Yemi Itodo The Hajia Aisha Buhari's special school for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Vulnerable Children, located in Gwarimpa, Abuja, has been without electricity service for the past 3 weeks. This was made known on Thursday, when the National Commandant of Nigerian Peace Corps, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh visited the camp, to donate relief  materials to the school children. Hajia Buhari's IDPs ...

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Thai Citizens Make a Bid for Peace, By Ibrahim Sheme

A watershed event that promises to lead to the cessation of sectarian violence in Thailand took place recently. It took place on January 31, 2017 with making an elaborate hand-printing of the country’s flag as a symbol of peace at Asawittaya school in Bangkok, the nation’s capital city. Over 1,300 participants comprising students, parents, teachers and other citizens, the event was held to boost civic aware ...

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Domestic Violence: Man Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Wife

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja has sentenced a man, Sulaiman Olalekan to death by hanging for the murder of his wife, Mrs Chika Egbo on November 20, 2012 in a case of domestic violence. The convict (Olalekan), on the fateful day, had poured acid on his Wife, having become overwhelmed by the fact that the deceased went back to prostitution against his best advice. Trial judge, Justice Lawal Akapo, in his judgme ...

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NGO Hosts Mentorship Event For Teachers

FundaWazi Foundation, a nongovernmental organisation spearheading the welfare of children will on Friday, March 10 host the maiden edition of Teachers Exploring through Mentorship (T.E.M). The mentoring programmewhich is aimed at supporting and guiding teachers, school owners and care givers in their career, enhancing teaching practice and student learning; finance and other professional goals, as well as c ...

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Presidency Urges South Africa To End Renewed Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians

The Senior  Special Assistant to the President  on Foreign  Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders. She equally called on the African Union to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In ...

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Fayose Condemns FG’s Plan To Ban Okada, Says ‘I Won’t Ban Okada In Ekiti’

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described plan by the federal government to ban commercial motorcycle, popularly known as Okada in the country as wicked, saying; “In Ekiti State, we won’t ban Okada because it is a source of livelihood to a lot of families. Why would anyone even contemplate such when government did not create alt ...

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Fayose’s Aide, Lere Olayinka Buries Mum April 29

Governor Ayodele Fayose’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has said that his late mother, Mrs Racheal Ibijola Olayinka-Tenibiaje, who died on February 2, 2017, will be buried on April 29, 2017 in Okemesi Ekiti, Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Olayinka, who made this known in a statement issued on Sunday, said Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 20 ...

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Boko Haram’s New Baby Bombers

The Nigerian terror group that is known for its use of teenage girls for suicide attacks has now created a new system of bombings, using babies. By Philip Obaji Jr.  The town of Madagali, located just at the edge of Sambissa forest in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, is a place where Boko Haram girls like to bomb. Since Nigerian forces regained control of the town from Boko Haram in 2015, bomb attacks ...

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Ambode Advises Christians: Shun Acts That Breed Disunity, Crisis

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor, who spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Shepherdh ...

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Abuja Shocker: Man Commits Suicide, Burns Entire Hotel –See Photos

By Yemi Itodo A man believed to be in his early 60s, has set himself ablaze in a rented hotel apartment in Nyanya, a satellite town of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The incident which occurred early hours of Thursday, also saw the entire hotel burnt, even as the deceased, Dr. Isaac Ojukwu, was equally burnt beyond recognition. Narrating the ugly incident to newsmen in Abuja on Friday, the owner of ...

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Acting President Osinbajo Pays Tribute To Innocent Oparadike

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has  extended his  heartfelt condolences to the Oparadike family, the government and people of Imo State on the death of Chief Innocent Oparadike, a former Commissioner for Information and Culture in Imo State. Prof Osinbajo also commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Nigerian Guild of Editors on the demise of their colleague and one of Nigeria’s bri ...

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