Mali coup as political anathema

Wednesday Column By Ussiju Medaner info@medaner.com | justme4justice@yahoo.com Between 2010 and now, there have been exactly 34 attempts at coup d’etat in Africa. Notably, the February 8, 2010 Nigerien coup led by Chef d’escadron Salou Djibo which overthrown President Mamadou…

CAN urges Christians to sustain adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday, urged Christians to sustain adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines in spite of the reduction in the daily number of cases in the country. Pastor Peter Akinyelure, CAN Chairman, Okitipupa Local Government Area…

Gen Abdulsalami calls for harmony amongst 3 tiers of Govt

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Former Head of State General, Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar, has admonished political office holders in the country to ensure harmonious and peaceful co-existence amongst the three tiers of Government. This was contained in a statement issued…

Constitutional, electoral reforms our top priorities, says Gbajabiamila

…says Bill on alternative funding for security agencies underway By Christiana Ekpa The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that constitutional and electoral reforms are currently top on the table of the Green Chamber. Gbajabiamila…

FEMA, NEMA rescue 3 persons trapped in building

A combined team of FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Police has rescued three people trapped in a building a truck crashed into at Madala, FCT. FEMA director-general Idriss Abbas in a statement…

Edo guber: INEC requests 3,000 infrared thermometer from PTF on COVID-19

…As Yakubu tasks staff on duty to be neutral By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has made request to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to…

PDP slams APC for justifying suffering of Nigerians under Buhari

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rationalize the excruciating hardship being suffered by Nigerians under the present administration has further confirmed that the APC has…

Group lauds President Buhari for establishing National Youth Investment Fund

  From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A Group under the auspices of Coalition of Nigerian Youth Associations has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the establiment and approving of seventy five billion Naira for the National Youth Investment Fund. The National Coordinator,…

Mass metering of electricity consumers begins in Jos

The Jos Electricity Distribution Plc (JED) has commenced mass metering of its customers, the company’s Head, Corporate Communications, Dr Friday Elijah, has said. Elijah disclosed in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos that the…

Group strengthens evidence-based advocacy for marginalised people in Kaduna

From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A Group under the auspices of Christian Aid, says it is strengthening evidence-based advocacy to improve the well-being of marginalised groups in Kaduna State. The organisation’s Programme Officer in the state, Mercy Okeke, stated this in Kaduna…