Can we get Buhari to resign? Today! By Festus Adedayo 

Now that the wise, prudent, babes and suckling have come to the gruelling realisation that Nigeria is gradually coming to a deadly repose under President Muhammadu Buhari; it is nice seeing everyone in frenzied scampering. Legislators in Abuja, like vipers stirred off their places of comfort, are spitting venom. The political elite, seeing from afar the impending expiry of their inordinate suck of the Nigerian nectar, are confused and disconcerted.   Abuja, their nest of filch, is becoming too hot for comfort. The same Abuja is also fast assuming the…

Fixing a country with destroyed immunity, by Hassan Gimba

Not to punish evil is like authorising it – Leonardo da Vinci …when the laws have ceased to be executed, as this can only come from the corruption of the republic, the state is already lost – Baron de Montesquieu.   A kingdom (nation) can endure with unbelief, but it cannot endure with injustice – Sheikh Usman Dan Fodio   Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci died on 2 May, 1519. He was an Italian with encyclopedic learning. There was no branch of knowledge that he didn’t touch. His achievements,…

Distortion of Peter Obi’s Speeches exposes opposition’s incompetence

Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) has described as defeatist the antics of operatives of opposition presidential campaign organisations and their political Parties who have shamefully resorted to outright distortion and mischievous misquoting of Peter Obi’s speeches in a futile bid to discredit him and try to drag him to the level of their candidates.   In a statement made available to journalists today, and signed by Onwuasoanya FCC Jones, Director, Strategic Communication, Peter Obi Support Network (POSN), the foremost group supporting the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate said the antics…

NHRC Boss decries increasing insurgency in North East  ……..  says Nigeria cannot continue the war forever

The Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chief Tony Ojukwu SAN has lamented the destruction caused by a decade of insurgency in North East Nigeria saying “we cannot continue the war forever”.   He made this statement in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital during the second meeting of the Borno State Project Advisory Committee (SPAC) on Promoting Reconciliation, Reintegration, and Transitional Justice in some parts of the North East.   He said a lot of havoc has been caused by Boko Haram insurgency to the affected States and…

JUST IN: Intelligence Operatives arrests 4 Informants behind Kuje Prison, recent attacks in Abuja

Four informants suspected to be leaking information to terrorists about troops’ locations and movements around the outskirts of Abuja have been arrested, PRNigeria can authoritatively report.   The criminals were already in the custody of a security agency.   But an intelligence operative told our PRNigeria correspondent that the suspects were arrested with sophisticated equipment including Walkie-Talkies, revolver, knives, amulets, and old chinese made phones, that do not use data.   The source, who was part of the raid that led to the arrest of the informants, said discreet investigations…

BEWARE: Common ways by which fraudsters can get your Personal Identification Number (PIN)

A personal identification number (PIN) is a numerical code that verifies the identity of the user of a device or system. In most cases, it is used for electronic transactions through Automated Teller Machines, Point of Sales, debit cards, among others.   With the introduction of cashless policy which makes financial transactions easier and faster, the use of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), Point of Sales (POS) and other online payment channels has increased globally. This has also increased the number of victims of card fraud transactions through PIN number theft.…

NYSC DG assures Corps Members of safety

The Director General,National Youth Service Corps, Brig. General MK Fadah has reiterated his administration’s strong commitment to the safety of all Corps Members nationwide.   He said adequate security measures have been put in place towards ensuring the protection of Corps Members during Orientation periods, while at their lodges and in other NYSC formations.   Fadah gave the assurance today while addressing Corps Members at NYSC Katsina State Orientation Camp, Mani road, likewise their colleagues that were deployed to Borno State but having their Orientation Course at the NSCDC Training…

2023: Give Women a chance, Senator Nnamani ….. condemns human trafficking

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, former Governor of Enugu state and Senator representing Enugu East in the Senate, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has for the umpteenth time canvassed for more women inclusion in elective and appointive positions in government.   Senator Nnamani also condemned in strong terms the unabating cases of human trafficking especially against women and the girl child for labour and prostitution .   In a statement issued to commemorate this year’s “ World Day Against Trafficking in persons” in Abuja at the weekend, he urged governments at…

SECURITY BREACH: Gov Yahaya Bello suspends Traditional Ruler,queries Ajaokuta Council Chairman

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has directed the suspension of the Ohi of Eganyi and Chairman, Ajaokuta Traditional Area Council, HRH Alhaji Musa Isah Achuja with immediate effect after the investigation that led to his arrest and detention by the security agency   In a letter to the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kogi State, the governor also directed that the Chairman of Ajaokuta Local Government Area, Hon Mustapha Aka’aba be queried over the breach and should reply within 24 hours.   The Governor’s directive against the affected…

ECHONO: Repositioning TETFUND Towards Achieving Results. By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The Tertiary Institution Trust Fund, TETFUND, was established to mitigate both academic and infrastructure development of tertiary education in Nigeria, along with funding for research and other basic needs in Nigeria.   The new helmsman under the leadership of Arc Sunday Echono took over from his successor , Professor Bogoro after his term of office expired in January this year.   Arc Echono, a highly revered prince of idoma land was a trained technocrat and bureaucrat who was at one time or the other, a former permanent secretary in the…