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Campaign: Buhari, Osinbajo arrive Ondo, Ekiti amidst tight security

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital, amidst heavy security on a campaign visit to Ondo and Ekiti states for the 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari and Vice President started their campaign from Ekiti to seek   re-election to […]

Burkina Faso Army kill 146 jihadists

Soldiers in Burkina Faso killed 146 jihadists in response to a terrorist attack in which 14 civilians were killed, the Amy said on Tuesday. Militants killed 14 people when they attacked the town of Kain near the West African nation’s border with Mali on Sunday, army spokesman Lamoussa Fofana said in a statement released. The […]

Liberian President Weah goes spiritual, asks compatriots to ‘pray for our economy’

Liberia’s President George Weah has urged citizens to pray for two hours every day for God’s intervention in solving some of the country’s enormous economic problems. Believers are also being urged to hold an all-night prayer vigil on the final Friday of each month to bless the government and the people. The hope is that […]

Igbo may lose again over lack of political intelligence –Okorocha

George Onyejiuwa, and Stanley Uzoaru,Owerri Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said Igbo may lose, again, as they did in the civil war, over lack of political intelligence to detect current political battle that is on going in the general election. He alleged that the current conspiracy to stop him from going to the Senate is because he […]

Lagos: Ambode presents N852.317bn 2019 budget

Moshood Adebayo and Chinelo Obogo After many months of squabbles between the executive and legislative arms of government, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has finally presented the 2019 budget  totalling N852.317 billion The budget is N187.68 billion less than last year’s budget, which was put at N1.04 trillion. However, the ceremony which lasted about 25 minutes was […]

Women involvement key to conflicts solution, lasting peace – WANEP

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The West African Network of Peacebuilders (WANEP) has said without meaningful inclusion of women, there can never be a lasting solution to armed conflicts, and, as a result, no sustainable development. National Coordinator of WANEP, Bridget Osakwe, said this at a Media, Women, Peace and Security training workshop, jointly organised with the Global Network […]

Again, suspected herdsmen attack Benue communities

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi There was heavy shootings around Tomatar village and environs in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, on Monday, after suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded the area. Daily Sun gathered from local sources that the attackers had stormed the area and shot sporadically  as residents scampered into safety. A native of Tse Tesghem village, one of […]

2019: Buhari seeks support of Ekiti Obas

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Ekiti Obas to support his re-election bid for sustainable peace in Ekiti State and Nigeria at large. President Buhari said  he has not betrayed the  country on the promises he made in 2015 to secure the nation, fight corruption and boost the economy with diversification […]

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