CAPPA hails ICC decision to investigate war crimes in Nigeria

  By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has commended the International Criminal Court (ICC) for concluding a decade-long preliminary investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed by Boko Haram and the Nigerian…

Over 21,000 children will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day – UNICEF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that an estimated 21,439 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day. Meanwhile, the statement said globally, over half of these births are estimated to take…

Military air strike kills several ISWAP terrorists in Borno

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam   The Nigerian military said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) elements and destroyed their hideouts at 1Km North of Tumbun Gini…

Troops kill 1,805 BHT, 598 bandits’ in 2020

    By Tobias Lengnan Dapam   The Nigerian military said its troops killed 1,805 insurgents/terrorists including commanders and 598 armed bandits including militia gang leaders in 2020.     “Progressively, in the North-East Zone of the Country within the…

Cross-over Night Service: CAN urges churches to cooperate with governments

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev (Dr) Samson Ayokunle, has urged churches in the country to follow strictly the COVID-19 protocols and additional directives by the relevant state government authorities as they…

Bishop Kukah Message: Gov. Ortom urges FG not to muzzle Nigerians

From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government not to muzzle patriotic Nigerians who are raising genuine concerns over the worsening security situation in the country. Governor Ortom who said this in a statement…

Repairing refineries panacea for good 2021 economic prospects, says ex-CBN Director

Dr Titus Okunrounmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has called on the Federal Government to make concerted efforts at repairing the nation’s refineries for good economic performance in 2021. Okunrounmu, who made the…

NLC appeals for reinstatement of 2,414 teachers sacked in Kwara

The Kwara branch of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed shock over the decision of the state government to disengage 2,414 teachers employed by the immediate past administration. In a statement on Wednesday, signed by its chairman, Alhaji Issa…

Experts seek friendly monetary policies to sustain stock market growth

As the nation’s bourse winds down for 2020 in green, capital market experts have called for an accommodative monetary policies to support economic growth. They said this in series of interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos,…

Ondo: Ban on Crossover Vigil is to strengthen public safety – Committee

The Ondo State Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19, says that government’s decision to ban Crossover Vigil in churches across the state is not in any way aimed at any religion. Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, Chairman of the Committee, said this at a…