The First Three (3) People To Enter Hellfire! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our beloved Prophet, his family, his companions and his true and sincere followers until the Last Day – then to proceed:   Jahannam, Hawiya, Hutama, and Saqar are the names Allah has used in the Noble Qur’an for hell. Hell will be a place for disbelievers in Allah, hypocrites, idolaters, the arrogant, those who treat religion…

As Atiku Begins Search for Running Mate

With the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, he has commenced search for a running mate with many party chieftains and political analysts clamouring that the South-east should be considered for the sake of equity and justice, Ejiofor Alike writes   With the successful conduct of the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that produced former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party’s flagbearer for the 2023 presidential election, political horse-trading has begun among the southern politicians, especially…

Muslim Media condermns killing of Harira, Children in Anambra

The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has condemned in strong terms the killing of an innocent pregnant Muslim woman, Harirah Jibril, 32, along with her four children in Anambra State, by suspected IPOB Christian Terrorists.   The association in a statement by the National President, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun described the killing of the woman and her four children, all of Northern extraction on Sunday 22nd May 2022 as barbaric, brutish and capable of inciting ethnic and religious violence across the country.   The association therefore joined other notable groups…

APC screening panel clears Gov Sani Bello for Niger North Senatorial District 

As the All Progressives Congress primary elections draws closer, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has been screened and cleared for the Niger North Senatorial District, by the screening panel of the party.   The screening exercise was carried out at the Fraser Suites, Abuja.   Speaking in an interview shortly after the screening, Governor Sani Bello described the exercise as seamless.   While expressing delight over the smooth conduct of the exercise , Governor Sani Bello commended the screening panel for a job well done explaining that going…

Paradigm Initiative begins 9th Pan-African Hybrid Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum April 12  

The 9th edition of Paradigm Initiative’s hybrid flagship event, the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF22), will be hosted virtually from April 12 – 14, 2022, and in-person from April 20 – May 20, 2022.   Under the theme; “Towards a Digitally Inclusive and Rights Respecting Africa”, DRIF22 is the annual digital rights and inclusion event that will bring 17 African countries together featuring organisations, activists, academia, legislature, and policymakers within the digital ecosystem.   During DRIF22, discussions, and debates will focus on issues plaguing the digital sphere in Africa…

STDD seeks NCC’s collaboration on Development of Satellite Towns

Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD),an agency of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),has sought the support and collaboration of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards ensuring state-of-the-art satellite towns development befitting of a federal capital.   STDD’s Coordinator, Obinna Ogwuegbu, made the call recently when he led an 11-man delegation on a courtesy call to the Commission in Abuja.   Ogwuegbu stated that the main objective of the visit was to intimate NCC management on the strides being made by the development agency on its mandate and to seek NCC’s…

CECPC: Lawan congratulates Gov Buni ,says Yobeans are proud of his achievements 

  The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said the people of Yobe State were extremely proud of Governor Mai Mala Buni for his achievements while he was chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee(CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC).   Governor Mai Mala Buni’s committee which was put in place in June 2020 to stabilise the party handed over in the early hours of Sunday to a newly inaugurated National Working Committee(NWC) during the national convention of the party.   In a congratulatory message on his success as CECPC…

NCC’s Boss bags Multiple Awards at International Women’s Day Event

For Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the 2022 International Women’s Day became a day for acknowledging his role in women empowerment in the country, as numerous beneficiaries of his efforts decorated him with awards of recognition.   The event was a public lecture organized by the Kano Civil Society Forum (KCSF), an umbrella body of over 200 women’s rights groups, in conjunction with the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Studies of Bayero University, to mark the 2022…

WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION: EFCC seeks Corps Members’ support for more enlightenment

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Abdulrashed Bawa has appealed to Corps Members to intensify their public sensitisation on the dangers of corruption, stressed that the activities of fraudsters gives the country a negative image. Bawa stated this today during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Youth Service Corps in Abuja. The Anti-Corruption czar who added that part of the mandate of the commission was to investigate and prosecute corrupt practices, commended the NYSC/EFCC Anti-Corruption CDS groups on their sensitization activities towards…

Senate mourns Olubadan’s demise, observes one minute silence    

The Senate on Wednesday mourned the demise of Oba Saliu Adetunji, the late Olubadan of Ibadan land, who passed away on 2nd January, 2022. The chamber, accordingly, observed a minute silence in his honour, following a point of order raised by Senator Teslim Folarin (Oyo Central). Coming under the new Order 42 (Personal Explanation) of the Senate Standing Rules, Folarin drew the attention of the Senate to the demise of the deceased, who died at the age of 93. He stated that the late Oba Adetunji was born in Ibadan…