June 12: 25years after, we’re failing Nigerians but democracy is far better than autocracy- Minority leader, Chinda …if you doubt try autocracy

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep Kingsley Chinda has said despite so many failures recorded on the last unbroken 25years of democracy, it still remained the best form of government as autocracy as an option is suicidal.   Chinda who is representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, made this disclosure while chatting with journalists on Tuesday in Abuja, he stated that:   “Well I would have clearly been in that class of persons that would say, look there is nothing at all to talk about democracy in…

President Tinubu’s Missing Step And Dangers Of Disrespecting The Elders By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger. I ask Allah to exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions.   Fellow Nigerians, Today I will be discussing another very important concept in Islam, today I will be discussing the importance of respecting elders in Islam.   Some morals are…

10th Senate @ 1: Any Hope For The Nation? By Mon-Charles Egbo

Speaking to the thematic areas of the 10th Senate’s legislative agenda, its president, Godswill Akpabio, remarked that the Agenda is driven by “a vision of a nation where food security is guaranteed for all citizens, where poverty is not just reduced but eradicated, where the economy grows at a pace that creates substantial jobs, and where access to capital is not a barrier to entrepreneurship. It is a vision of a nation where politics is inclusive, reflecting the diverse voices and aspirations of our people; where our security apparatus is…

Plane Crash: APRA condoles with PR Society, Govt, Citizens of Malawi

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) has expressed heartfelt condolences to the Public Relations Society of Malawi (PRSM, an institutional member of APRA), the government and citizens of the Republic of Malawi over the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of the Vice President of Malawi, Dr. Saulos Chilima, and nine others on June 10, 2024.   In a condolence letter dated June 11, 2024, and addressed to Benson Linje, the President of PRSM, the continental association described the incident as a “huge loss, not only to the people…

Ignore posters linking me and El-rufai in 2027 Political romance -Akpabio tells Nigerians

The office of the President of the Senate has reacted to posters circulating in some parts of Kaduna associating the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio with a supposed El-Rufai 2027 political ambition.   Rt Hon Eseme Eyiboh Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate President in a release stated that Senator Godswill Akpabio does not have any intention to contest for president in 2027 nor is he nursing any ambition of a joint presidential ticket with Mallam Nasir El-Rufai or any other person by whatever name.   “This…

One Year in Office: Kano Concerned Citizens confer Award of Excellence on Senator Barau

Reputable personalities from Kano State, comprising academics, lawyers, industrialists, activists, journalists and others under the umbrella of Kano Concerned Citizens Movement (KCCM), have bestowed an of Award of Excellence on the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau I Jibrin, in recognition of his outstanding performance in one year. Senator Barau, who is also the First Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament emerged as the Deputy President of the Senate on June 13th, 2023 when the 10th Senate was inaugurated. In the first year of the 10th Senate, Senator Barau…

Democracy Day: 100 Pro-Democracy Groups applauds Tinubu, Fubara as True Nationalists, Patriots

As Nigeria celebrate Democracy Day, 100 pro-democracy groups have paid tribute to President Bola Tinubu and Governor Siminalayi Fubara, hailing them as true nationalists and patriots.   Under the auspices of the Democratic Coalition Project for A New Nigeria (DCPNN), the groups hailed President Tinubu for his sacrifices over the years, commitment to democratic values, economic growth, and social justice.   According to a statement signed by Comrade Emmanuel Adewole, as President, Tinubu’s leadership has rekindled hope and inspired a new generation of Nigerians to embrace democracy.   Applauding Governor Fubara,…

Full Text Of President Tinubu’s Democracy Day National Address On June 12, 2024

“My fellow Nigerians, let me begin by congratulating all of us for witnessing the celebration of another Democracy Day today, the 12th day of June 2024. This year also marks our nation’s 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance.   On this day, 31 years ago, we entered our rites of passage to becoming a true and enduring democratic society.   “Going through this passage was hard and dangerous. During the fateful six years that followed, we fought and struggled for our natural rights as human beings put on this earth…

DEMOCRACY DAY: Ojukwu tasks Nigerians to recommit to principles of democracy

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Dr. Tony Ojukwu, OFR, SAN has called on Nigerians to renew their commitment in strengthening democracy in Nigeria. Dr. Ojukwu made this call at the National Human Rights Commission’s Headquarters in his statement commemorating the 2024 Democracy Day The Executive Secretary commended the resilience of Nigerians in their quest for democratic governance which according to him, has clearly manifested in the repeated elections that have taken place since the return of democracy in 1999. The Chief Human Rights Officer of the…