Gov Sule harps on unity ahead of forthcoming APC congresses, convention

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has urged officials, members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, to ensure that the party remained united ahead of the forthcoming congresses and national convention of the party. Engineer Sule made the call when he hosted the state interim committee of the party, while on a Sallah homage, at the Government House, on Monday. According to the Governor, as the congresses and national convention of the party approaches, critical stakeholders in the party, must do their best to ensure…

N9 billion Fraud: EFCC Arrests Ex-Kwara Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

The immediate past governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Sources at the anti-graft agency told Channels Television that a crack team of operatives is questioning the former governor at the EFCC headquarters in the Jabi area of Abuja, the nation’s capital.   He was said to have arrived at the EFCC headquarters at about 10 am on Monday in response to the invitation extended to him by the agency. Following his arrival at the anti-graft agency’s office, Ahmed was…

2023 Election: Muhammadu Buhari; Tinubu’s Burden And APC Quagmire,  By Bolaji O. Akinyemi

Our democracy is practiced on political party basis, our constitution has no recognition for individual candidacy, had it, Muhammadu Buhari would have successfully become the President without much ado. He is no doubt a political phenomenon, his cult like followership in the North is an undeniable proof of this. The constancy of his 11 million votes in 2003, 2007, 2011 established one thing; those 11 million people were not voting for his political parties, but for Muhammadu Buhari. Democracy is a game played in numbers, it  therefore made a lot…

UNICEF suggests ‘Only’ Solution To End Israel,Palestine Conflict

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund has said the only solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict is a diplomatic solution. In a tweet on Monday, UNICEF stated that over 58 children have died over the conflict between the two countries in a period of one week. The tweet read, “Over the past week, 58 children have been reportedly killed in Gaza. Two children in Israel. Sahara Reporters

Minister tasks NIPR on National Peace, Security

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), as a stakeholder on national issues, to speak out against those fanning the embers of disunity and discord in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Monday when he received the President of NIPR, Mr. Muktar Sirajo and other members of the Governing Council on a courtesy visit to his office, ahead of the Institute’s Annual General Meeting in Bauchi on 20 May 2021. “Each of us in…

Miyetti Allah and Asaba Declaration  By Lasisi Olagunju 

Have you asked why every saviour always ends up worse than his bad predecessor? King Dionysius (430 BC—367 BC) was famously called the tyrant of Syracuse. He conquered Sicily and southern Italy and made Syracuse the most powerful Greek city west of mainland Greece. But Dionysius was a very cruel king. Almost every citizen of his kingdom prayed for his death. Curiously, there was an old woman who prayed day and night that the bad king would live long and survive her. King Dionysius came to know of this woman…

MURIC condemns Israel’s attack on Palestine 

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the ongoing bombardment of Palestine by Israel’s war planes and artillery.The group described the attacks as crimes against humanity. The position of MURIC was revealed in a press statement issued on Monday, 17th May, 2021 by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola.  “We strongly condemn the ongoing aggression of Israel against Palestine. A people that does not possess a single war plane is being harassed, killed and dehumanised by an apartheid state that is armed to the teeth while the world looks on carelessly.…

Save Enugu Group dissociates self from Saveenugu.com …  says Website Operated by Faceless Persons

Enugu State based foremost pro-democracy and sociopolitical organisation, the Save Enugu Group (SEG) has dissociated itself from a website of a group with similar name. The group in a statement jointly signed by its convener/national coordinator, Chief Willy Ezugwu and the Secretary, Comrade James Ezema, noted that “the website with the domain name SaveEnugu.com and has its title as “SaveEnugu Pressure Group” is a blog registered on December 30, 2020 and is not known to us.” Worried by the development, the Save Enugu Group described those who are operating the…

Divorce: Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Affair With Employee Before He Stepped Down

Gates’ attempt to start a relationship with the person in 2000 was reported to the board in 2019. Microsoft Corporation started an investigation into co-founder Bill Gates’ rumoured affair with an employee before the Philanthropist stepped down from the company’s board in 2020. According to a report by Bloomberg, Gates’ attempt to start a relationship with the person in 2000 was reported to the board in 2019.   The board reviewed the matter and held a “thorough investigation” with the help of an external law firm, the software giant said.…