ABUJA CARNIVAL: FCT Minister Calls For Inclusion Of Fishing Festival

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has advocated the inclusion of a fishing festival in the activities of subsequent Abuja Carnivals while pledging that the FCT Administration will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Information to ensure that the 2019 edition is the best ever. The Minister said the inclusion would add value to the carnival, explaining that, “The FCT as you know is home to very large water bodies where, historically, in one of the areas, a fishing festival is held. So if…

Soyinka Tasks FG To Address Nigeria’s Growing Security Challenges

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has asked the Federal Government to take decisive action against Boko Haram, armed herdsmen, and the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP). He stated this at a meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Tuesday at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. Professor Soyinka, who visited some displaced persons at their camp in the Abagana area of the state, noted that the insurgents and others were terrorising Nigerians. According to him, the security situation in the country requires the immediate…

Arewa Men” As A New Derogatory Term By Mu’awiyyah Yusuf Muye

I, Mu’awiyyah Yusuf Muye is the definition of an Arewa Man, and every sane or reasonable man of Arewa extraction should be too, not the perverted man from arewa, not the husband that maltreats his wife, not the uncivilized or backward arewa man, not the man that is everything that is wrong with our society. No, if anything should define “Arewa Men”, it should be the good, we have great men in arewa, as such, it will never be fair to allow the bad or negative stereotype to define its…

Omo-Agege Canvases For Diversification Of Nigeria’s Economy

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said Nigeria’s economy will attain great heights of development if the economy was diversified and the mono-product economy practice jettisoned. According to him, the country’s reliance on oil was not only unsustainable but also incapable of creating jobs and building enduring infrastructure that would support rapid economic growth. Senator Omo-Agege stated this in Abuja when he played host to a delegation of the Africa Atlantic Gulf of Guinea Fisheries (AAGGF), led by Patrick Osobose. The lawmaker applauded the group’s initiative of…

PMB Appoints Sarah Alade Special Adviser On Finance And Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr (Mrs) Sarah Omotunde Alade, as Special Adviser to the President on Finance and Economy, domiciled in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning. Dr. Alade, who holds BSc (Economics) and PhD in Management Science (Operations Research), retired from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as Deputy Governor in 2017 after spending 23 years in the apex bank. She had also acted briefly in 2014 as the CBN Governor. Please follow and like us:

KSU UNREST: Kogi Govt orders full investigation, gives 14-day ultimatum to fish out perpetrators

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has issued a 14-day ultimatum to police and the management of Kogi State University (KSU) to fish out participants in the recent cult mayhem which engulfed the institution this week leading to the deaths of five suspected cultists. Governor Bello condemned in its entirety the scourge of campus cultism and the killing of humans, especially students, under any guise whatsoever. Preliminary reports have suggested that the killings were orchestrated by cult clashes in the institution. Five persons, three in 200L, a 300L and a final…

I Dedicate My Court Victory To God and those Who Elected Me – Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said in spite of winning some and losing other court cases, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to sustain faith in the rule of law and Nigeria’s judiciary. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi Odunuga in Abuja following a final victory verdict given by the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State capital, on Monday, Senator Omo-Agege stated that he was dedicating his electoral and legal triumphs to God…