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Buhari under fire for giving ‘strategic’ appointments to Fulani, Hausa, Kanuri

By Seun Opejobi Civil Rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has expressed apprehensions over the lopsided appointment by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. HURIWA condemned the continued domination of strategic appointments by Hausa, Fulani, and Kanuri extraction under Buhari’s administration. It stressed that due to the deep-seated Northern Muslims domination […]

What Nigerian Pastors said about COVID-19

As most churches, synagogues and mosques worldwide remain shut, religious leaders are taking faith online to ensure God’s word gets to the millions marooned by the pandemic. Religious services are being streamed on Facebook, Instagram while prayers are being posted by video link and timeless texts shared on cellphones to bring spiritual support to the […]

WHO treats Madagascar like Biafra

By Emeka Obasi Malnutrition killed more Biafrans than bombs and bullets during the Civil War until some paediatricians led by Theodore Chukwunyere Okeahialam, Winifred Kaine and Aaron Ifegbuni came out with what became known as the Kwashiorkor Mixture in 1968. It was a formula made by Africans with no foreign contribution and quoted in medical […]

Super Falcon star Oparanozie confirms exit from Guingamp

Former Nigeria’s Super Falcons striker and skipper, Desire Oparanozie, has confirmed her exit from French side, Guingamp. The contract of the former Bayelsa Queen attacker, according to www.bsn.com, ended at the end of this season and she has decided to move on. She announced her departure from the club via her social media handle yesterday […]

Shut up or risk letter from my lawyers, Siasia threatens Odemwingie

  Samson Siasia Duro Ikhazuagbe Former Super Eagles Head Coach, Samson Siasia has asked Osaze Odemwingie to prove evidence of his malicious claims of his misdemeanor at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China or shut his mouth. Odemwingie who was one of the three over-aged players in the Nigerian Under-23 Dream Team to the […]

Why is the Senate interested in NDDC?

Mon-Charles Egbo, print media aide to the President of the senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan explains the interest of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission The Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is an intervention agency of the Federal Government created to directly improve the living standard of […]

PDP Guber Aspirants to Pay N21m for Edo, Ondo Elections

Kola Ologbondiyan Chuks Okocha in Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo States will pay the sum of N21 million each to purchase the nomination forms for the upcoming governorship election. The party also stated that governorship forms is free for all female aspirants in the two states. […]

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Begins Audit of Airlines

Sam Adurogboye, FG works out stimulus package for operators Chinedu Eze To guarantee passengers’ safety and protection from COVID-19, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced the audit of airlines, THISDAY has learnt. The federal government is also working on a bailout for the aviation industry to prevent the collapse of the airlines. The […]

INEC: How We’ll Conduct Elections During Pandemic

Lists electoral vacancies Chuks Okocha in Abuja Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday said it had approved its policy on how to conduct elections during a pandemic, insisting that Edo and Ondo state governorship elections would hold as scheduled. It explained that although holding an election in a period of public health crisis was an […]

Military: Pandemic Has Changed Operations in North-east, Troubled Spots

Major General John Enenche Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja As Nigeria grapples with the spiraling COVID-19 pandemic, the military high command said yesterday the disease had changed battle plans and the entire military operations in the North-east region and other troubled spots in the country. This is coming as it recovered 18,000 barrels of stolen crude […]

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