NAWOJ calls for stiffer action against Female Military Officer over  dehumanisation of Female Corps Member 

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalist’s (NAWOJ) in a statement signed by its National President,Ladi Bala condemned in the strongest terms, the dehumanisation of a female Corps member,Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia by a female military officer, Lt Chika Viola Anale at the 13 Brigade Headquarters,Calabar, Cross River state capital. “It is appalling that the deliberate act of barbaric infringement on the human right of the NYSC Corps member -Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia by a female Army officer did not only negate professional ethics of the Nigerian Army, the act is also disgraceful,…

Can Terrorists Really Repent? What Research Say By Law Mefor

The Nigeria military has been waging an internecine war against the Boko Haram terrorists for years. Often, governments, in dealing with violent agitations and civil disobedience by citizens, deploy both ‘carrot’ and ‘stick’ to bring such ugly situations to an end. The Nigerian military has employed the same measures in dealing with Boko Haram terrorists by combining the ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ policy with military offensives. Meanwhile, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, up to 30,000 persons including soldiers have been killed and about 3 million…

2023: It’s Audacious South versus Arrogant North  By Law Mefor

The discordant tunes coming from Southern Governors Forum and Northern Elders Forum do not augur well for the unity and harmony of the country. It will be recalled that the southern governors issued a communique at the end of their Enugu meeting, stating, among other things, that the President of Nigeria must come from Southern Nigeria in 2023. Item six of their resolutions as captured in the communique and read by governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN stated: “Reiterated… earlier position that the next President of Nigeria must…

IsDB approves $86.64m for upgrading of Minna-Bida Road

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), through the singular efforts of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the disbursement of a US$86.64 Million loan to Niger State Government for the construction and upgrading of the 82-kilometer Minna-Bida road being handled by Dantata and Sawoe Company. The Board of Executive Directors of the Bank gave the approval of the loan at its 341st meeting held on the sidelines of the IsDB Group Board of Governors’ 2021 Annual General Meeting in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Board approved funds totalling US$110.14 Million for three new…

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; The making of a Rebel King By Haruspice

He was born to be great and he wasted no time in manifesting that greatness. As a child, he was already exhibiting power in royalty when alongside his grandfather he joined to welcome one of the British officials to Nigeria in 1963. That event signalled the birth of a child-king, he announced himself far ahead of time. Throughout his trajectories, he lived a life of attention – leaving on his heels impenetrable imprints. As a student, he rebelled by committing class suicide when he chose to align himself with the…

WOSA Interim Committee condole with its chairman over wife’s death

The Interim Committee of Wushishi Old Students Association (WOSA) has condoled with the Interim Chairman and former Statistician-General of Niger State, Alhaji Usman Liman over the death of his wife, Hajiya Fati Usman Liman. Members of Interim Committee of Wushishi Old Students Association expressed their deepest sympathy to the Interim Chairman, members of his family and the entire WOSA compatriots. The Interim Committee of WOSA described the death of Hajiya Fati as a huge loss, not only to the family but to many who depended on her love and goodwill,…

Florida Governor appoints Nigerian-American, Joseph Ladapo Surgeon-General

Ron DeSantis, Florida Governor, U.S. has appointed a Nigerian-American, Dr Joseph Ladapo, as Florida Surgeon-General and Secretary of the Department of Health. DeSantis in a statement posted on the Florida Department of Health website, stated that he was pleased to announce Ladapo for the position. “I am pleased to announce that Ladapo will lead the Florida department of health as our state’s next surgeon-general “Ladapo comes to us by way of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, with a superb background.” According to him, Ladapo has had both…

Late Moses Bello was A Legal Giant, Dependable Leader- Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has described the late Justice Moses Abu Bello as a legal giant in the law practice and advocacy across the country and beyond while he was also a respected community leader who served the people with the fear of God. Justice Moses Bello was the pioneer President of the Customary Court of Appeal, FCT-Judiciary, a position he occupied for 21 years before his transition to glory at the age of 68. Addressing the congregation at the commendation service for the accomplished legal luminary at the…