CHILDREN’S DAY: NHRC decries increasing cases of violation of Rights Of Child The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC Dr. Tony Ojukwu has expressed concern over the alarming and continuous rise in cases of violations of the rights of children across the country. In a statement to commemorate the 2024 Children’s Day, Dr. Ojukwu said the disturbing trend which is captured in the Commission’s monthly dashboard (on report of human right violations across the country) underscored an urgent need for a renewed commitment from all facets of…

CIMCN Fellow,Dr Mathew Adepoju resumes as DG NASRDA

A new chapter has began at National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Mentoring and Coaching, Nigeria(CIMCN)and Space Technology Expert ,Dr. Mathew Adepoju assumed duty as the Director General/CEO of the agency.   Dr. Adepoju a distinguished member of the Chartered Institute of Mentoring and Coaching, Nigeria is appointed by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.   Adepoju exceptional track record in personal and professional development has earned him the prestigious ICON OF MENTORSHIP Fellow Award.   President Tinubu recognized Dr. Adepoju’s extensive experience…

Kano Patriotic Forum condemns Child abduction, forceful conversion of Muslim children to Christianity

Kano Patriotic Development Forum (KPDF) has condemned in the strongest terms the current trend of child abduction and trafficking going on in the country, especially in the northern part.   The forum alleged that Children of northern origin were being abducted and taken to different parts of the country as witnessed recently in Sokoto and Kano states.   On the 14th of May 2024, a distressing incident unfolded as seven children were abducted from Sokoto state and transported to Abuja and Jos. This heinous act involved the victims being not…

Embrace the Virtues that will guide you towards Greatness- Akpabio tells Children:

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has charged Nigerian Children to embrace the virtues that will guide them towards a path of greatness.   The Senate President stated this on Monday at the 2024 Children’s Day celebration specially organised by the Senate for children to commemorate their day.   The children who were invited for the special occasion at the Senate wing of the National Assembly were randomly selected from schools in the Federal Capital Territory.   Four of them were made to wear caps to symbolically typify President Bola…

Making An Apology Is A Trait Of The Prophets, Messengers And The Nobles By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation, may Allah extol the mention of our noble Prophet Muhammad in the highest company of Angels, bless him and give him peace and security―and his family, his Companions and all those who follow him correctly and sincerely until the establishment of the Hour. Dear brothers and sisters! Some people may think that apologising for our mistakes is a weakness. However, it is in reality strength, courage, confidence, purity,…

Reverting to old National Anthem not a priority – Sen Abaribe

Senator Enyi H. Abaribe, representing Abia South Senatorial District, has said that reverting to the old national anthem was not a priority now at a time when the country is grappling with biting inflation, crippling unemployment and widespread insecurity. Abaribe who stated this in a Memo to the Committee made available to journalists on Monday, asked the people of Abia South Senatorial District to reject the bill to revert back to the old anthem. He said the reasons given for such unseemly haste to go back to the colonial era…

Parents of first year Computer Science Student Joshua Daniel,murdered at Veritas University demand Justice, allege foul play …. Accuse school of 100% failure on their care of duty

The parents of late Ejuojo Joshua Daniel, the 17-year old undergraduate of Computer Science that was murdered at Veritas University Bwari have vowed to unravel the cause of death of their son, calling on government to ensure that justice is served.   Joshua’s parents who made the call at a press briefing on Saturday in Abuja alleged foul play on the part of Veritas University, adding that autopsy result is at complete variance with the school’s claims. According to the Joshua’s father, Hon Daniel Ejigbo, “Veritas University failed hundred percent…

Why Nigeria should revert to Old National Anthem – Sen Monguno

The Chairman of Senate committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal matters, Senator Mohammed Tahir Monguno on Monday said a new national anthem will inspire the citizenry to build a fully integrated and indivisible nation, where citizens will live in unity and harmony. Sen.Monguno made this known at the public hearing on the bill for an act to provide for the national anthem of Nigeria and related matters (SB 461) of the Senate Joiint committees on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal matters and committee on Federal Character and Inter Governmental…

Zenith Labour Party Chairman applauds National Assembly for passing Bill to repeal current National Anthem ….. Says he has been vindicated

The National Chairman of Zenith Labour Party, Chief Dan Nwanyanwu has commended the National Assembly for passing the bill to repeal the current national anthem and revert to the original National Anthem which commenced with the Nigeria’s Independence on October 1st,1960. Chief Dan Nwanyanwu stated this today Monday 27th 2024,during a Press conference at the party National Secretariat in Abuja . Nwanyanwu who also congratulated the lawmakers,said he felt vindicated by the noble act of 10th National Assembly which he said was in complete consonance with his Presidential Manifesto for…

Giant Strides: CSO hails NSCDC’s Transformative Drive within 2 Years under CG Audi

A civil society group, the National Coalition Against Terrorism, has lauded the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for its remarkable progress under the leadership of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi. The commendation, delivered in a statement signed by National Coordinator Terrence Kuanum, highlights the significant achievements and reforms initiated by Dr. Audi over the past two years.   Since his appointment, Commandant General (CG) Audi has undertaken a comprehensive vision to transform the NSCDC, focusing on enhancing professionalism and aligning the Corps with international best practices. In his inaugural…