MUSWEN Commiserates With Fasoranti Over Daughter’s Death

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), on behalf of all Muslims in the South West region of Nigeria, has commiserated with Chief Reuben Fasoranti, National Leader of Afenifere Socio-cultural Group, and his family over the murder of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.   “While losing a child in one’s old age is itself a big trial from God, we are particularly disturbed by the circumstances of Mrs Olakunrin’s death. The national outcry and condemnation that trailed the sad news of her death in the hands of criminal elements is, therefore,…

NIGER READY TO ACCOMMODATE GENUINE HERDSMEN, SAYS GOV SANI-BELLO

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello said that out of the 23 grazing reserves in the state only two were gazetted adding that the state is ready to accommodate genuine cattle rearers. He also stated that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is willing to support Niger State to develop cattle grazing reserves. Governor Sani-Bello disclosed this while interacting with the Niger State Chapter of the National Sheep and Goat Development of Nigeria, (NASHGODAN) at the Etsu Nupe Palace, Bida. He said that the CBN had written to the state…

The Myth of Buhari’s Boko Haram “Success” By Farooq Kperogi

The question I always ask people who talk of the Buhari administration’s “success” in “downgrading” or “technically defeating” Boko Haram (whatever in the world that means) is: what exactly has Buhari done that hasn’t been done by his predecessor to bring about his so-called success? They can’t answer it. The military is still severely underfunded and ill-equipped. Soldiers on the front lines are still owed backlogs of allowances; several of them still starve and survive on the goodwill of do-gooders. Two videos of the heartrending conditions of our military men…