Oyetola tasks Osun residents, citizens on justice, equity 

The Governor, State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Sunday tasked citizens and residents on the need to deal justly with one another as this would help Osun sustain its status as the most peaceful State in Nigeria. The Governor maintained that peace and security were hundred percent achievable in a society where people deal justly and with fear of God among one another. Oyetola, who gave this admonition in an address declaring open a one-day seminar for members of the Sharia Panel held at the Muslim Secretariat in Osogbo, lauded…

World Hijab Day 2021 : FOMWAN felicitates Nigerian Muslim Women

Federal of Muslim Women(FOMWAN) today felicitated with Nigerian Muslim families, particularly the women and girls to count their blessings and woes as they joined the one hundred and forty countries of the world to observe the world Hijab Day.   This year’s theme #Endhiabophobia” strongly seek to clarify all those points of misunderstanding about the intent and purpose of the hijab.   In a release issued in Abuja,FOMWAN stated that It behooved Muslim women and girls to interact at the personal, community and professional levels to allay all fears about…

Police arrest 7 for multiple abduction, car theft,women abuse,Int’l child pornography

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has said that the action plan being implemented by the Force to curb Sexual and Gender Based Violence, particularly all forms of abuse on women and children in the country, was yielding positive results. The IGP made the affirmation on the heels of the arrest of five (5) members of a kidnap for ransom gang which specialized in the abduction of women and the girl child, sexually abusing them and obtaining ransom from their families before their release.   The five (5)…

APC Still strong in Bayelsa – Sylva

By Anjola Folajimi     The Minister of State, Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva on Sunday said inspite of the electoral misfortune of the All Progressives Congress (APC) last year, the party is still strong in Bayelsa State. He said this after revalidating his membership of the ruling party at the on-going nationwide membership registration, update and revalidation exercise at New Camp Unit, Ward 4 (Agadama), Brass LGA, Bayelsa State. The one time Governor of Bayelsa State then urged all the APC members in the state and those that are yet…

FULANI-HERDERS- FARMERS CONFLICTS IN OYO STATE: LITTLE HAS CHANGED; LITTLE MAY CHANGE By Taofiq Adesina Azeez

The recurrent Herdsmen Farmers Conflicts across Africa is over a century old. If we limit our focus to Nigeria, we will be wrong , as usual, to pin down the crises either to the middle belt or the South West of Nigeria. It is, also, evil to regard this criminality as fulanisation/Islamisation. For good or bad reason, Hausa-Fulani Conflicts continue to date. There is hardly any complaints against the mauradding and pillaging herdsmen anywhere in Nigeria that are not applicable to the Hausa land. The Battle fields are Zamfara, Kaduna,…

Payback time

I have concluded in my mind, I will not change it. Oh dear, what is it you don’t want to change. During my National Youth Service in Abakaliki, I suffered a lot and it was due to my Bank inefficiency. My other colleagues in other banks would have collected their allowance and we will be expecting an alert from our bank after 7 days. I summed up the courage one day, I went to complain about the persistent delay, the person who attends to me said, no matter how late…