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Gunmen kill 70 year old man, 6 others in Southern-Kaduna 

gunmen …El-Rufa’i condemns attack, directs immediate relief intervention By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Following the killing of 7 natives in Southern Kaduna on Thursday night, Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to take inventory of the damages incurred and provide relief materials to the Gora Gan community with…

NEC wary of rising COVID-19 cases, proffers solution to recurring kidnap

The National Economic Council, NEC, has expressed outrage at the kidnap of schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, proffering possible means by which future abductions can be stopped. The National Economic Council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also expressed worries over the second wave of coronavirus in Nigeria, calling for strict…

We’ll rescue remaining Chibok, Dabchi captives, FG vows

Leah Sharibu …Insists what happened in Kankara, Chibok & Dapchi unacceptable …says no nation immune to terrorists attacks but Nigeria will keep watch over citizens By Soni Daniel, Editor, Northern Region A day after taking custody of the freed 344 boys captured from Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State, the Federal Government raised…

UN releases emergency funding for civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray, as Africa’s...

Weeks of fighting in the northern region have reportedly left hundreds dead, thousands displaced, and millions in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. More than 50,000 people, almost half of them children, have fled across the border into Sudan. The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, said that after six weeks of conflict, “the civilian toll…

[Breaking] Buhari’s invitation: PDP Reps caucus heads for court to challenge...

President Muhammadu Buhari … reiterate calls on commencement of President’s impeachment By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja The People’s Democratic Party, PDP caucus in the House of Representatives has said it is heading for the courts to challenge the position of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami that the national assembly lacks powers to invite President…

Community policing will deepen Nigeria’s democratic enterprise ― former IGP, Okiro

Former IGP, Mike Okiro (Rtd ) inspecting the guard of honour in Calabar …Calls on Niger Delta to embrace idea By Ike Uchechukwu Former Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mike Okiro ( Rtd) has asserted that Community policing if effectively implemented will no doubt deepen or democratic enterprise, enhance our unity. He called on the…

INEC reviews election rules as regards COVID-19

By Abdulmumin Murtala The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reviewing its regulations and guidelines for political parties operations and activities as well as election observation in view of COVID-19 and insecurity. This was stated by the INEC’s Deputy Director Election and Party Monitoring, Shehu Wahab, at a retreat organized for the technical staff by…

Declare state of emergency on security, we are in pains —...

By Charly Agwam, Bauchi National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare State of Emergency on security to arrest insecurity in the country. The party chief who was speaking after the flag-off of four road projects in Bauchi on Wednesday, said the nation is in pains over…

Breaking: Buhari orders immediate reopening of Seme, Maigatari, Ilela, Mfun borders

*As COVID-19 Vaccine arrives Nigeria January By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate reopening of four main borders. The President also directed that the remaining borders that were closed down should be reopened before the end of December 31. The four borders that are to be reopened immediately are the Seme border in…

Young Champions of the Earth: Indian’s burning desire for energy

Vidyut Mohan has been named as a UNEP Young Champion of the Earth for 2020., by UNEP Vidyut Mohan has pioneered a portable machine which burns agricultural waste without releasing harmful greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere turning it into charcoal and fertilizer which can be used by farmers in India. Farmers have traditionally burnt waste…

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