Senate President condemns killing of worshippers in Ondo church

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the heinous killings of worshippers by terrorists on Sunday at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State.   Lawan described the callous attack on innocent worshippers as shocking and reprehensible.   “My heart goes out to the families of the victims, the Government and entire people of Ondo State.   “This incident should be painstakingly investigated to unravel the criminals behind it with a view to quickly bringing them to justice.   “It is another wake up call on all security…

The First Three (3) People To Enter Hellfire! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our beloved Prophet, his family, his companions and his true and sincere followers until the Last Day – then to proceed:   Jahannam, Hawiya, Hutama, and Saqar are the names Allah has used in the Noble Qur’an for hell. Hell will be a place for disbelievers in Allah, hypocrites, idolaters, the arrogant, those who treat religion…

As Atiku Begins Search for Running Mate

With the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, he has commenced search for a running mate with many party chieftains and political analysts clamouring that the South-east should be considered for the sake of equity and justice, Ejiofor Alike writes   With the successful conduct of the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that produced former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party’s flagbearer for the 2023 presidential election, political horse-trading has begun among the southern politicians, especially…

2023 : Oyo Deputy Governor dumps PDP for APC

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, on Sunday, announced that he had defected to the All Progressives Congress.   The announcement of his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party was made in his private office, Ojoo, Ibadan, while addressing journalists.       His announcement came after weeks of speculations that he was going to leave the party because of the frosty relationship between him and his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde.     There were reports on Thursday that Makinde had dropped Olaniyan as his running mate for the 2023…

Has Tinubu read the story of S. L. Akintola’s last days? By Festus Adedayo 

Bola Tinubu

The war of the First Republic had reached a feverish height. Those it consumed were wheeled to the sepulchre by the day. Blood of political party faithful painted the sky crimson.   According to Femi Kehinde, a former member of the house of representatives and biographer of the last premier of the Western Region, Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, in the book, ‘S.L. Akintola In The Eyes of History’, (2017), Akintola knew that his standing up to the octopodal political machine in the Action Group was akin to suicide. Death bestrode…

2023 Presidency : Yoruba Muslim Scholars lauds Northern APC Govs’ support for Southern candidate

The Concerned Yoruba Muslim Scholars In Nigeria has expressed excitement over the resolution of the 11 APC Governors from the Northern Region to zone its Presidential candidate to Southern Region in line with the agreement of the founding fathers of the party.   The group said; “It could be recalled that the Concerned Yoruba Muslims Scholars in Nigeria have been calling for candidature of Muslim from Southwest for sometime and we see the present zoning decision as a step in the right direction. It is on record that a Muslim…

APC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY : FCT Police reveal traffic diversion points  ….. assure residents adequate security of lives, property

The Nigeria Police Force, Federal Capital Territory FCT Command has announced traffic diversion points,as part of the emplaced security architecture for a hitch- free 2022 APC Presidential primary election.   The All Progressive Congress ( APC) Presidential primary election is scheduled to hold from Monday 6th June to Tuesday 7th June 2022 at Eagle’s Square. The event is often associated with a high influx of different calibers of people especially the politicos thereby required an argumentation of the working security architecture of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)   The FCT…