FG restates commitment to advance  course of Human Rights in Nigeria

The Federal Government has again pledged its commitment to advance the course of human rights to consolidate on the achievements made in the area of promotion and protection of human rights in Nigeria.   This was made known by the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (HAGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, when the 5th Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) led by its Chairperson Dr Salamatu Husseni Sulaiman paid him a courtesy visit. The Honorable Attorney General who described the visit as a…

PT State of the Race: Wike exhumes APC plot against Tinubu as Atiku calls bluff

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been preparing for the take-off of the presidential campaigns in relative peace. Its condition appears to be different from that of its main rival, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has been under a storm in the rift between its flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike. But a remark on Wednesday by Mr Wike suggests that the tranquillity in the ruling party may also just be a smokescreen.   On Thursday, while commissioning a campus of the Rivers State University in…

When Nigeria teaches America (2), By Sunday Adelaja

… I so much believe in Nigeria. My reasons are not just because of emotions and sentiments. I mean, my belief is not because I come from Nigeria. Believe me, I have traveled the world and I can tell you for a fact that there are no people like Nigerians. This is not about pride or arrogance, this is raw facts out of my interactions with people from almost every nation on earth. That is why nobody would make me keep quiet until we address and fix our vices as…

The Igbo and Death of a Queen By Lasisi Olagunju 

On Tuesday, September 6, Liz Truss met Queen Elizabeth at Balmoral, Scotland. We saw her with the queen in a warm handshake as she became Britain’s historic third female head of government. The world clapped and congratulated her. Two days later, the Queen was dead. That is death. Sometimes it comes swiftly and stealthily; some other times with lightning and thunder. Whichever it is, it is the living who tells the taste, not the dead. Like the Belarusian novel of the Second World War, ‘The Dead Feel No Pain.’ Elizabeth…

Buhari Commissions Gombe – Kumo – Billiri Kaltungo Highway 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commissioned the Gombe – Kaltungo highway in Gombe state.   According to a statement by spokesperson of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Uwa Suleiman, Buhari was represented by Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami).   Buhari described the sixty-six kilometer road as a strategic project aimed at improving the nation’s road infrastructure, supporting the ease of doing business, creating jobs and entrenching a prosperous economic environment, in line with the administration’s commitment to eradicate poverty among its citizens.   “Today, we are commissioning and…

Gbajabiamila makes fresh appointments,gets new Chief of Staff  

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has made some fresh appointments in his office for effective delivery of his legislative agenda for the ninth House of Representatives. The appointments were made following the resignation of political appointees seeking elective offices in line with the provisions of Electoral Act, 2022.   1.NAME: OLANREWAJU SMART WASIU PREVIOUS POSITION: DEP. CHIEF OF STAFF FRESH APPOINTMENT: CHIEF OF STAFF   2.NAME: OLUFUNMI BADMUS PREVIOUS POSITION: SPECIAL ADVISER – SPECIAL DUTIES CURRENT POSITION: DEP. CHIEF OF STAFF   3.ABDULRAUF MODIBBO SPECIAL ASSISTANT…