Garba @56: A Golden Toast For Kano’s Chief Image Maker By Abba Dukawa

Despite the convulsion threatening the survival of the contemporary society, one can still boast of great men, though few, who stand tall in the society. Men who write their names in gold while others write theirs in charcoal. In the heart of thousands of people, they can never be forgotten. The names and good deeds of such men will always shine like stars. Such individuals of unique characters are celebrated everywhere, an action which encourages them to reach their peak, thereby serving as an impetus to younger generation. Giants strides…

Kwara Gov celebrates quintessential statesman LAK Jimoh at 80

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated elder statesman and historian, Alhaji L’Aziz Jimoh on his 80th birthday anniversary. “On behalf of the government and people of Kwara State, I felicitate with the great historian, prolific author, and statesman Alhaji LAK Jimoh on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary. A top Otoge champion, Alhaji LAK Jimoh is no doubt a leading voice in our people’s longstanding struggle for a new order that recognises their right to human dignity and impactful development,” the Governor said in a statement by his…

A TOAST TO CULTURE AND TRADITION (The First Professor of Nupe Language; Prof. Adamu Idris Manarakis’ story of success) By Hassan Usman 

Another striking definition of greatness is; the ability to see and seize the opportunity to breakthrough in the face of every obstacle. This phenomenon sums up the legendary of the first ever TASHIRU NUPE. Born some 33 years ago in one of the suburbs of Minna, Adamu Idris Manarakis, against all odds, did not only grow up to become a vibrant certified professional science educationist but also realized his dream as a culture and tradition revolutionary of international reckon. His journey through school was most tortuous and frustrating, being a…

EMULATE THE VIRTUES OF THE NOBLE PROPHET MUHAMMAD

Today the 12th of Rabi’ul-Awwal, 1442H (29th October, 2020) is declared a public holiday in Nigeria and many nations of the world as a mark of respect for the Noble Prophet Muhammad, SAW, and in acknowledgment of the virtues he demonstrated during his life.   *PUBLIC LIFE Prior to the emergence of the Prophet Muhammad as a Messenger of God and a Statesman the entire Arabian Peninsula was engulfed in darkness. Leaders were very tyrannical and the whole society was bereft of proper direction. There was a dire need for…

THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS; A FUNDAMENTAL LESSON IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies go to their families and loved ones for none should have been made to pay such a dear price. My career as an active politician spans nearly three decades. In that time, I have seen many things as Nigeria has struggled, sometimes against itself, to undertake the often painful yet inexorable push toward democratic government accountable to, and protective of, the people. Though this journey, I have traversed…

HOW HON. KOLAWOLE LAWAL STANDS IN THE 9TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY By Obute James

Hon Kolawole Lawal, Chairman, House Committee on Ethics and Privileges and representative of Egbado South/ Ipokia Federal Constituency of Ogun State is one of the few federal lawmakers who did not hesitate to point to direction they are going in terms of the legislative duties.   This is evident in his contributions to debate on motions and bills in the chamber, response to his constituency’s challenges and constituents’ complaints, bills sponsoring and presentation of motions among other legislative activities. Within the last few months of the 9th National Assembly Hon.…

MY ADVICE TO THE PROTESTERS -Dr. Doyin Okupe.

Our dear gallant youths, you have done well and virtually the whole nation is proud of you. You have accomplished much and you must gain maximally from this unprecedented national achievements. You really have *#sorosoke* with no disguise. I want to particularly ask you to note that in all dealings with governments and sovereignties worldwide and throughout all history, including wars, everything ends on the negotiating table. Yes! It all and always ends up on the table. You must be ready to go to table soonest lest you lose your…

Meet hijab-wearing Political Activist,Aisha Yesufu 

Who is Aisha Yesufu? Aisha Yesufu is a Nigerian social and political activist who came to prominence for her role in speaking up for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in 2014. Aisha Yesufu was the co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girl (BBOG) campaign that tirelessly held protests demanding for the rescue of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by terrorists in Chibok. Full data profile of Aisha Yesufu Full name: Aisha Yesufu Age: 46 Birthday:  December 1974 Height: 5″10 Alma mater: Bayero University, Kano State of origin:  Edo State State of residence:…

Hajj Institute of Nigeria: The Journey so Far. By Mousa Ubandawaki

History was made on Sunday 4th October, 2020 in Kano, when National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) sponsored Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS) was formally launched and its operations officially kicked-off at an elaborate ceremony witnessed by Political, Religious, Traditional and Institution leaders.     The achievement duly placed the Commission on the high pedestal and no doubt on the right side of history, being the first Hajj mission in the sub-region and perhaps Africa to have an institution exclusively devoted to accepting contributions, savings for the purpose of performing the…

A NIGERIAN AS GOVERNOR IN AMERICA

Meet 34 Year Old Nigerian Who’s Contesting For Governor In USA It may seem only in Nigeria that the youths are not serious minded to take over the mandate of ruler ship for important positions. I suppose our youths are deemed inexperienced and lazy thereby denying the opportunity to be responsible citizens who can impact our nation positively. But that’s not the case in other well developed countries like the United States of America (USA). Meet 34 years old Austin Chenge, a native of Benue State in Nigeria who is…