BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

It’s been two and a half years since the passing of the revered Prophet TB Joshua, and yet the BBC seems relentless in its pursuit of discrediting the legacy of this esteemed man of God. Despite their attempts to tarnish his reputation,…

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

By Felix Ofou “Young people have the power to change the world; they just need the opportunity to do so”.Malala Yousafzai Twenty six year-old Malala Yousafat is on record to be the youngest person to have been bestowed with the prestigious Nobel…

Global Challenges: Chinese Government Rolling out Blueprints

Global Challenges: Chinese Government Rolling out Blueprints

By Raphael Oni In today’s interconnected world, it is crucial for us to come together and address the global challenges that affect all of us. From climate change to poverty, from disease outbreaks to political conflicts, these issues require collective efforts and collaboration…

VLADIMIR PUTIN’S ELECTORAL VICTORY: GAIN OR PAIN

VLADIMIR PUTIN’S ELECTORAL VICTORY: GAIN OR PAIN

By Austen Akhagbeme To many people, the name Putin has become synonymous with hegemonic high-handedness, and a vestige of the reminiscences of the old Soviet Union and her Spartan order. They think that for a world in search of peace, egoists, and…

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Lt.General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) have been named among the 40 most influential people in Nigeria in a new book written by journalist and PR consultant, Bode Odeseye. The…

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has unveiled a unified curriculum for Islamic schools aimed at countering violent extremist ideologies and helping avert young people from being radicalised by terrorist groups. At the event held at the council chamber of the Government House…

Nigeria Calls for Immediate Action to Preserve Ecosystem, Halt Extinction of Wild Life in West Africa

Nigeria Calls for Immediate Action to Preserve Ecosystem, Halt Extinction of Wild Life in West Africa

Nigerian government has called for immediate action to preserve life-giving ecosystems and to halt the human-induced extinction of wild species in West Africa subregion. The Minister of State for Environment, Dr Iziaq Salako said there is the urgent need to change the…

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Seyi, son of President Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to endure the current hardship in the country, adding that the decisions taken by the president should have been made years ago. He also expressed optimism that, while the difficulties exist presently, the…

Tinubu,Shettima: The epidemic of economic, insecurity in Nigeria

Tinubu,Shettima: The epidemic of economic, insecurity in Nigeria

By: Dr. James Bwala With the rhetoric around the economy and security situation in the country, those blaming the government have failed to look at the history and those involved in it that brought Nigeria to its current predicament. The eight-year rule…

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

–By Augustine Osayande: The recent directives issued by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), emerging from its thorough Post Financing Assessment (PFA), have ignited robust debate within Nigeria’s economic circles. Particularly contentious is the Board’s insistence on the Federal…

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite has expressed the need to work with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora investments in the Country. Speaking during a courtesy call by the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

Kashmir: Pakistani Envoy Appeals for UN Intervention

Kashmir: Pakistani Envoy Appeals for UN Intervention

The High Commissioner of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Nigeria, Mr Sohail Ahmad Khan has alleged continuous militarization of disputed State of Jammu and Kashmir, describing it as the world’s most militarized zone and the largest prison on earth. The envoy in…

Mustapha Habib Ahmed’s Transformative Leadership at NEMA

Mustapha Habib Ahmed’s Transformative Leadership at NEMA

Mustapha Habib Ahmed’s tenure as the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been marked by a series of commendable achievements, showcasing his leadership, dedication, and strategic vision in handling emergency response and disaster management in Nigeria. Upon assuming…

The Middle East Crisis and the Illusion of Peace

The Middle East Crisis and the Illusion of Peace

By: Tina Ayigbe and Eguono Eseme (Foreign Desk Writers) Amid the battles between Israel and the militant group in Gaza, tensions in the Middle East, have continued to rise following recent US and British strikes in Yemen. CNBS reports that tens of…

State of the Nation: Group Calls on FG to Convene a National Conference

State of the Nation: Group Calls on FG to Convene a National Conference

An online coalition of Muslim Professionals, the No Dull Moment in Islam World wide (NDMIWW), has strongly advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to convoke another national conference where Nigerians across all sentiments will discuss the state of the nation. The group stated…

Back After Kashim Shettima Sent Us ‘Packing’

Back After Kashim Shettima Sent Us ‘Packing’

By Stanley Nkwocha The mood at the Vice President’s wing of the Presidential Villa on Friday December 22, 2023, was different from what it used to be during preparations for festivities in the yuletide. On the faces of the aides and staff…

Re: Towards Utmost Freedom and Less of Sloganeering on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in 2024 By Bashir Aliyu

Re: Towards Utmost Freedom and Less of Sloganeering on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in 2024 By Bashir Aliyu

I read a lopsided article by Babafemi A. Badejo who called into question the new foreign policy concepts under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, singling out the 4D principles that now underpin the tenets of Nigeria’s foreign policy as the butt of his…

SIM FUBARA: THE ROAD AFTER THE RIFT

SIM FUBARA: THE ROAD AFTER THE RIFT

By Austen Akhagbeme It came as a pleasant surprise to many, the way the hitherto smoking swords were put back into their ploughshares, anger dissipated and good or evil machinations abandoned by both parties in the ongoing political slugfest in Rivers state….

GOV. FUBARA PRESENTS 2024 BUDGET OF N800B TO RSHA

GOV. FUBARA PRESENTS 2024 BUDGET OF N800B TO RSHA

… Assures enhancement in infrastructural development, education and healthcare …Targets entrepreneurship, social welfare for Rivers people Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has presented an appropriation bill of N800bn to the State House of Assembly for consideration. Titled “Budget of Renewed…

WE ARE DETERMINED TO ACHIEVE THE RIVERS OF OUR DREAMS – GOV. FUBARA

WE ARE DETERMINED TO ACHIEVE THE RIVERS OF OUR DREAMS – GOV. FUBARA

…Asks Rivers people to join in building a peaceful and harmonious State. Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara says his administration is determined to enthrone an enviable Rivers that satisfies the dreams and aspirations of all residents. To achieve such a…

FEATURES: CORRECTING THE NARRATIVE ABOUT FUBARA

FEATURES: CORRECTING THE NARRATIVE ABOUT FUBARA

-By Ezebunwo Ichemati: A lot has been reported from the media parley our leader, former Governor Nyesom Wike, granted yesterday, where he alleged a lot of things about his successor, Governor Siminalayi Fubara, happenings in the politics of Rivers State, and the…

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

-From SUNNY A. DAVID: Prof. Charles Soludo, Governor of Anambra State has stated that he has not borrowed a kobo despite the approval by the State 7th Assembly to do so. The Governor made the declaration while presenting the 2024 draft budget…

ECOWAS Countries Need to Rally Together on Biodiversity, Climate Change to Ward Off Environmental Disaster, Insists Nigeria

ECOWAS Countries Need to Rally Together on Biodiversity, Climate Change to Ward Off Environmental Disaster, Insists Nigeria

Nigeria has called all other members of Economic Community Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to rally behind her to find solution to biodiversity and climate change to ward off environmental disaster that is not only threatening the region but the entire…

140 Days in Office of Chief of Air Staff Hassan Bala Abubakar: A Period of Remarkable Progress and Challenges

140 Days in Office of Chief of Air Staff Hassan Bala Abubakar: A Period of Remarkable Progress and Challenges

-By Rosemary Moribirin: Since his assumption of office as the Chief of Air Staff about 140 days, Air Marshal (AVM) Hassan Bala Abubakar have been marked by significant accomplishments, underscoring his commitment to transforming the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and fortifying the…

RIVERS CRISIS: FUBARA AND THE VOICE OF JACOB

RIVERS CRISIS: FUBARA AND THE VOICE OF JACOB

-By Austen Akhagbeme: Governor Siminalayi Fubara of the oil-rich River State passes for a harmless dove in the eyes of the unsuspecting public. His boyish looks, quiet mien, and seemingly unalloyed loyalty to his boss, Nyesom Wike over the years deceived many…

Coups: International IDEA, regional envoys lead the way for inclusive governance, constitutional transition in Africa

Coups: International IDEA, regional envoys lead the way for inclusive governance, constitutional transition in Africa

•Jonathan, Chambas, ECOWAS, AU, IGAD harps on strengthening democracy The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), special envoys, and other key stakeholders are leading the way for inclusive governance and constitutional transition in Africa.This was the…

Ex-Militant Group Calls All Presidential Candidates to Cooperate with Tinubu to Move Nigeria Ahead

Ex-Militant Group Calls All Presidential Candidates to Cooperate with Tinubu to Move Nigeria Ahead

Ilaje ex – militant group, the Niger Delta Coastline Vanguard (NDCV) has made an appeal to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)‘s presidential candidate at the last general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Mr. Peter Obi and the presidential…

N78BN JBN CONTRACT: Oborevwori’s giant step in Delta

N78BN JBN CONTRACT: Oborevwori’s giant step in Delta

–By Festus Ahon: Since his emergence as Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has never hidden his intention to develop the twin cities of Warri and Effurun alongside other parts of the state. During the maiden State Executive Council (EXCO)…

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has described as insensitive the purchase of Toyota SUVs worth about N130 million each as official vehicles to members of House of Representatives against the background of Nigeria’s perilous fiscal position, insisting that from all indications money…

Death On The East-West Road: If only we had been fair to ourselves…

Death On The East-West Road: If only we had been fair to ourselves…

-By Fred Edoreh: Somehow, death chose our 63rd Independence Day anniversary to remind us of the bad state of federal roads in the Niger Delta, perhaps across the nation. As President Bola Tinubu was performing the anniversary ritual in Abuja, a petrol…

Abia Governor, Otti lauds Oborevwori’s impactful leadership in Delta 

Abia Governor, Otti lauds Oborevwori’s impactful leadership in Delta 

Abia State Governor, Dr Alex Otti has commended his Delta State counterpart, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori for his people-oriented and impactful governance.  Governor Otti stated this yesterday when he received Governor Oborevwori and his entourage at his Umuru, Umuehim country home in…

ECOWAS Countries Meet to Strategize on School Meals Programmes

ECOWAS Countries Meet to Strategize on School Meals Programmes

Over a hundred technical experts including government officials, policy makers, donor representatives, and researchers from Education, Agriculture, Gender and Social Protection sectors, from West Africa and beyond on Tuesday kick-started a meeting in Dakar, Senegal to share knowledge and best practices on…

FG Reiterates Commitment to Data Harmonization, End of Multiple ID Registration

FG Reiterates Commitment to Data Harmonization, End of Multiple ID Registration

The federal government is committed to investing in the harmonization of the country’s data through the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has reiterated. The Minister who said that his ministry committed to success of the…

Poverty, Inequalities Major Triggers of Irregular Migration, Says NHRC

Poverty, Inequalities Major Triggers of Irregular Migration, Says NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission has identified economic and political vulnerabilities such as poverty, inequalities, conflict and human insecurity as the major triggers to irregular migration, trafficking and smuggling of migrants. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu, who stated…

Statement by President, Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on behalf of G77 at Summit on Sustainable Development Goals

Statement by President, Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on behalf of G77 at Summit on Sustainable Development Goals

(New York, 18 September 2023) Mr. President, I have the honor to speak on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. This mid-term review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is taking place at a time of extremely critical juncture,…