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Zambian leader warns of imposing stricter COVID-19 measures

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday warned that his government would be forced to impose tough measures if people continue to disregard COVID-19 preventive measures. The president said that the government was carefully watching the situation, the evolution of the pandemic and adherence to preventive measures following a second wave being witnessed in other parts […]

Katsina school attack: FG in breach of 1999 Constitution – PDP

From Agaju Madugba, Katsina The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State has described the recent abduction of some 333 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, as an indication of a breach of certain provisions of the 1999 Constitution regarding the primary responsibility of government. ‘The security and welfare of the people shall be the […]

Northern governors salute Buhari at 78

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has congratulated President Mohammadu Bahari on his 78th birthday celebration. The chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong, in a congratulatory message wished the President more years of good health, joy, and God’s protection. The message was issued by Dr. Makut Macham, the governor’s Director of […]

Border reopening timely, ban on rice importation in order -Don

Prof. Mustapha Muktar of Economics Department, Bayero University, Kano says the reopening of borders by the Federal Government is timely while maintaining the ban on rice importation. Muktar said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Thursday in Abuja. NAN reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday […]

South-East governors advised to set up security outfit to fight rising crime

From Okwe Obi, Abuja The Conference of Igbo Elders for Peace and Development has called on South-East governors to establish a security outfit to curb the rising cases of banditry and kidnapping ravaging the region. The Conference’s National President, Dr Festus Edochie, and Secretary, Barr Esther Amadi, in a statement on Thursday, disowned the security outfit […]

Rochas Foundation awards scholarships to 655 African students

No fewer than 655 African students have benefited from the education scholarship scheme of a former Imo State Govenor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, to study in the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Imo State. A breakdown of the figure indicated that 10 scholarship slots went to each of the 19 northern states, 250 slots went to South-East […]

2023 presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan A subtle campaign for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to become president of Nigeria in 2023, began on Monday in Ibadan and Oyo town of Oyo State. The movement began with visits to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba […]

Trump: When the Emperor Has No Clothes – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | December 19, 2020 – Since November 7 when Biden was declared the winner of the presidential elections, America has had no functioning president. Trump appears to be on hiatus from his presidential duties, allowing the country to auto pilot to January 20, when Biden assumes office. His resounding […]

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