How SDGs Is Bridging Provision of Portable Water Scarcity In Nigeria. By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The provision of portable water across the country is in line with the Goal 6 of sustainable development goals SDGs, through the ‘ensuring of availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.’   This is also also crucial to the 169 targets which demonstrated the scale and ambition of the universal agenda that graduated from the Millennium Development Goals MDGs to Sustainable Development Goals SDGs and the new decade of action tagged 2020-2030 agenda geared towards achieving all the goals.   In accordance with these requirements, SDGs in…

Insecurity: Will Elections Hold in 2023? By Yushau A. Shuaib

“The security situation in the country may affect voter mobilisation, deployment of personnel and materials to different parts of the country.” – INEC   Mr Festus Okoye, a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in charge of Information and Voter Education, made the above remark in a paper he presented at a brainstorming session between the Department of State Services and the civil society/non-governmental organisations held at the DSS Headquarters in Abuja on April 6, 2022.   Participants at the meeting were drawn from various CSOs/NGOs, the…

NRI rewards 50 members with brand new vehicles

Nature Renaissance International, NRI yesterday rewarded about 50 of its members with brand new vehicles to enhance their businesses and raise their status.   This was even as the company vowed to return Africa to her enviable position as a living force in the global civilization.   The founder and CEO of the company, Professor Clinton Brown Odiegbe made the presentations at the weekend during the 2nd anniversary ceremony of the company held at International Trade Centre, Abuja.   He described Nature Renaissance International, NRI as a movement focused on…

NYSC mourns Composer of NYSC anthem, Olumide Adetiran

The National Youth Service Corps has expressed heartfelt condolences to the immediate and extended families of the composer of the NYSC Anthem, Rev. Dr. Oluwole Oladejo Adetiran who passed on recently.   The Ex-Corps Member was a member of the National Youth Service Corps of the 1983/84 service year. He carried out his Primary Assignment at The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State during which he composed the three stanzas of the anthem, “Youth Obey the Clarion Call, Let us lift our nation high.”   NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim during…

What makes Ninth N’Assembly stands out from previous Assemblies – Lawan …bags Sun Political Icon of the Year 2021 Award

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has advanced reason to justify why the current National Assembly stand out from the previous Assemblies.   Lawan said the uniqueness of the Ninth Assembly was its ability to conquer most complex and critical legislations that had either defied passage or assent.   The Senate President spoke on Saturday night in Lagos in response to the honour bestowed on him as The Sun Political Icon of the Year 2021.   The award was formally presented to him at The Sun Newspapers’ 19th Annual…

Of Banditry and a Shared Sovereignty (1), by Hassan Gimba 

In the book The Impact of Banditry on Nigeria’s Security in the Fourth Republic: An Evaluation of Nigeria’s Northwest by Rosenje, Musharafa Olapeju (PhD) and Adeniyi, Oluwatobi Peter, both of the Department of Political Science, Tai Solarin University of Education, first published on 30/04/2021, the authors posited that “Banditry is fast becoming alarming in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic to the extent that it poses a serious security threat not only to the Northwest region but to Nigeria as a whole. The level at which bandits operate within the landscape of Nigeria’s…

Nigeria must create wealth rather than sharing resources, says Peter Obi

A 2023 presidential election aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and former governor of Anambra State Peter Obi has stressed the need for the nation to create wealth, rather than sharing the nation’s resources as being done by politicians. Obi challenged the youths and women to do the right thing by voting out incompetent leaders in 2023, saying his focus will be on wealth creation to take the country away from its present status as a nation known for a growing appetite for consumption. Speaking during…

Emefiele the tortoise wants to marry the King’s daughter By Festus Adedayo

As the melee I describe as the Godwin Emefiele malady gains traction, one anecdote that seems to capture it can be found in the song of late Ibadan, Oyo State-born Yoruba Awurebe music maestro, Dauda Epo Akara. The malady is unexampled for its cunning. In it, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Emefiele, seeks to disadvantage others in the scramble for Nigeria’s Number One office, simply because he holds the key to the Nigerian vault and opens it at will to President Muhammadu Buhari, his home and a coterie of…