BREAKING: Bandits release five more Kidnapped Kaduna Students

Three days after bandits released five students out of the 39 abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna State, the kidnappers have released five more students. With the development, 10 of the 39 students kidnapped from the school have regained freedom, leaving 29 with the bandits. The students who just regained freedom are currently on their way to the hospital, Daily Trust reported. It was learnt that the five students – four males and a female were picked up by policemen around Giwa Local Government Area…

A Scattered Family Can’t Fix Nigeria – Nigerians React To Buhari’s Absence At Aisha’s Book Launch

Across-section of Nigerians have taken to social media to comment on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the launch of a book written in honour of his wife and First Lady, Aisha Buhari. Prominent Nigerians were at the launch of the book, “Aisha Buhari, Being Different”, which held at the Conference Centre in Aso Rock on Thursday. Buhari, who is currently in London for a medical check-up, was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari. This, however, left many tongues wagging. Below are some reactions as compiled…

Why I Chose Nigerian Clinic Instead Of Travelling Abroad For Treatment – Aisha Buhari

First Lady Aisha Buhari has explained her decision to receive treatment at a private clinic when she rejected the idea of going to London, UK after falling ill. In the book: ‘Aisha Buhari: Being Different’, the first lady narrated the state of Aso Rock Clinic at the time.   Hajo Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, authored the book, which is a biography of the First Lady. “Another issue that stirred controversy was her statement on 9 October 2017, at a stakeholders’ meeting on…

UN Food Summit: Gov Sule tasks participants to evolve means of curbing wastages 

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has tasked facilitators and participants at a food summit, to evolve means of curbing wastages suffered by local farmers. Engineer Sule laid the task Thursday, while delivering a keynote address at this year’s United Nations Food Summit exploratory dialogue, for the North Central region, which held in Lafia, on Thursday. The food systems summit was organized in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning. According to the Governor, the amount of wastages suffered by local farmers both during cropping season,…

Oladosu delivers 489th Inaugural Lecture of UI April 15

All is set for the 489th in the series of the University of Ibadan inaugural lecture to be delivered by Afis Ayinde Oladosu, a Professor in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies and Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan. The lecture will be held on Thursday April 15, 2021 under the chairmanship of the Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. A.B. Ekanola, at the Trenchard Hall of the university. A cultural critic, Oladosu scholarly horizon and expertise cover Arab-Islamism, Arab-Muslim Modernities and Middle-Eastern and North African Studies.…

Dabiri-Erewa mourns death of 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the death  of 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye in London as very sad and painful. In a condolence message, Dabiri-Erewa said the circumstances of Richard’s sudden disappearance and eventual death was very disturbing and heartbreaking. The NIDCOM boss consoled with Richard’s parents, family and friends and prayed God to grant Richard eternal rest and console the family in the best form. Richard Okorogheye, who had been declared missing since March 22, was found dead by Police authorities in UK on Wednesday in…

Police rescue two abducted  Chinese nationals

Nigeria Police Force,Osun state Command have secured the rescue of the two Chinese Nationals namely: Messrs Zhao Jian ‘m’ aged 33yrs, and Wen ‘m’ aged 50yrs that were kidnapped on 5th April, 2021 at Okepa/Itikan Village, the gold mining site in Ifewara, Osun State It would be recalled that, the Commissioner of Police Osun Police Command, CP Olawale Olokode immediately drafted a strong combined reinforcement of Police Tactical units, JTF, and other security outfits who have embarked on search/rescue operation of the two abducted Chinese persons and possible arrest of…

People Exempted From Fasting In Ramadan By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our Prophet, his family, his companions and his true and sincere followers until the Last Day – then to proceed: Dear brothers and sisters, fasting for the sake of Allah Almighty is indeed a pious and beloved act in the eyes of the Creator. Allah Almighty, the Benevolent, never burdens a soul more than it can bear…

Friday Sermon : The Fragrance Of The Blessed Month Of Ramadan Is Already In The Air By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and all his Companions. Dear brothers and sisters! We are almost at the end of the month of Sha’aban and about to enter the month of Ramadan, which is the most precious month in many respects—in respect of the Qur’an sent down in this month, in respect of fasting ordained in it, in respect…

Information Management: LG Media Aides seek collaboration with CPS to Niger Gov 

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Mary Noel-Berje has stressed the need for synergy between her office and the Forum of Media Aides to Local Government Chairmen in the State to ensure effective information management on government policies. The CPS stated this when she played host to the Forum of the Media Aides at the press gallery in government house, Minna. The Governor’s spokesperson explained that the synergy would provide a common ground for them to address issues concerning their responsibilities and also help propagate government’s…