Nigerian government, Kadaria Ahmed, Trust TV and the BBC By Emmanuel Ogbeche

The Nigerian government is miffed, Ms. Kadaria Ahmed is no less angry. In keeping with her history of excoriating her industry, it was little of a surprise that Ms. Ahmed will give a passing rebuke to the affliction which the Buhari Presidency represents in terms of national security and cohesion. Ms. Ahmed’s riposte which came before Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s fatwa against the BBC and Trust TV, owned by the Trust Group, for giving “celebrity coverage” to terrorists’ aka bandits terrorising Nigerians in the North West, fits into a tradition of…

2023: APC Chieftain asks Nigerians in Diaspora to support Tinubu’s emergence  ….  urges INEC to begin process for Diaspora voting

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress and Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Yakubu Murtala has asked Nigerians living outside the country to throw their weight behind the party’s presidential flag bearer, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the forth general election.   He explained that Bola Tinubu has robust and fruitful relationship with Nigerians across the geo-political zones and indeed every state pointing out that his investment in making relationships confers on him as the best bridge builder that Nigeria needed.   Hon. Murtala who was speaking on Saturday at…

HIJRAH 1444 AH : Gov Sani Bello urges Muslim Ummah to pray for peace

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has admonished Muslims to pray for continued peace of the state and the country as a whole .   In a statement, Governor Sani Bello congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the new Islamic Year (Muharram 1, 1444 AH) and urged them to remain peace makers and also continue to pray fervently for God to intervene in the challenges facing the World , Nigeria inclusive .   The Governor stressed the importance of the New Islamic Calender emphasising the need for Muslims to put God…

Unauthorized Journey attracts sanctions, DG warns corps members

The Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah has warned Corps Members not to embark on any unauthorized journey during their service year.   He said they must get approval from the NYSC if it became necessary to travel.   Fadah stated this today while addressing Corps Members at NYSC Jigawa State Orientation Camp in Fanisau Dutse.   He stated further that if they are traveling a long distance, they should break their journey when it is 6:00pm and pass the night in safe places like military barracks,…

2023 CENSUS: EMAN National Amir tasks Muslims on effective participation

The National Amir,Elbirru Muslim Association of Nigeria(EMAN)Arc. AbdulYekeen Mamman, has reminded muslims of their roles in all National Civic activities,amongst which include the National general Elections and National Headcount (Census)scheduled for the first/ second quarters of 2023. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the El-birru Muslim Association of Nigeria EMAN to commemorate the Islamic New Year 1444ah At Ogaminana Central Jumaat Masjid,Adavi L.G.A of Kogi State on Muharram 1,1444 AH(Saturday, 30th July, 2022),Arc.Mamman informed muslim faithfuls on the needs for their effective participation in both exercises particularly the National…

The Imperative of Credible Leadership in the Nigeria Political Dispensation, Being Hijrah Lecture delivered by Ustaz Aminu Jato & Ustaz Muhammad Isah organized by EMAN on Muharram 1,1444 A.H. 30th July, 2022 at Ogaminana,Kogi State

Introduction In our era when majority have abdicated the purpose of creation, their mission and goal on earth, when human beings have become negligent of their salvation, jettisoned and abandoned the divine guidance, when majority have rather adopted godlessness, wrong parenting, political mediocrity, indiscipline, corruption, wickedness and all forms of wrong doings as ways of life, there is no matter of concern more imperative to be addressed than leadership in the human society. Given the indicators of the troubling failures of our society and the daunting challenges faced by the…

HAJJ 2022: FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board completes operation.

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced completion the 2022 hajj exercise with the return of its last set of worshippers from Saudi Arabia.   The Director of the Board, Mallam Muhammad Nasiru Danmallam made the declaration at the Nnamdi Azikwe International airport on arrival from the King AbdulAziz International airport Jiddah, kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Mallam Danmallam stated that with the return flights recorded so far from Saudi Arabia, the Board has returned all the FCT contingent that participated in the religious exercise this year.…

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE:Borno Govt assures NHRC full support 

The Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Local Government and Emirate Affairs, Alhaji Tahiru Shettima has pledged the full commitment of his Ministry to support the processes that will lead to a successful implementation of the Transitional Justice Project flagged off by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) with the support of the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2021.   The Permanent Secretary made this commitment while playing host to the Project team who were on a courtesy visit to his office in Maiduguri, to…

NYSC confirms death of Prospective Corps Member,says her remains not mutilated

The Management of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has reacted to an online publication making the rounds in the social media which stated that a corps member found dead with body parts missing days after she was allegedly abducted on her way to Ogun state orientation camp.   The scheme in a statement signed Eddy Megwa, Director Press and Public Relations, confirmed the death of the Prospective Corps Member,but stated that the remains of the deceased corps members was intact, and has been deposited in a morgue.   The statement…

BREAKING: Police foils robbery attack in Suleja ….. Urges residents to remain calm .

Operatives of Nigeria Police Force,Niger state command today 30th July,2022 foiled robbery attack perpetrated by a  five-man robbery gang at a phone shop in Suleja, Niger state.   The Suspected Armed Robbers about five in numbers attacked a GSM store along Morocco road, Suleja shooting sporadically with pistol and carted away some numbers of handsets from the store.   Upon the receipt of information about the incident, Police operatives attached to Suleja Area Command were quickly mobilized to the scene while the robbers hurriedly drove off in a Peugeot 406…