Ndigbo have no choice than to support Buhari govt, Nigerian Army – South East group

The South East Support Groups (SESG), a sociopolitical group, has called on all Ndigbo sons and daughters to support the President Muhammadu-led government and the Nigerian Army. The group said the President Buhari administration is passionately pro-Igbo in words and actions, thus deserves the support of all Igbo people. SESG said the president has demonstrated his love for the region …

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Nigeria Gets 200 Ventilators From USA

Trump, in a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari in April, pledged to support Nigeria’s response to COVID-19 by sending ventilators. However, the ventilators got to Nigeria five months after the US president made the promise. While receiving 200 ventilators on behalf of the federal government from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) at a ceremony in Abuja …

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NECO Releases 2020 SSCE Timetable

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has unveiled the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations for Senior Secondary 3 students. NECO Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma disclosed this on Tuesday during a press conference at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Niger State capital. His briefing is tagged, “Making the Conduct Of Public Examinations Work in …

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Al-Qaeda: Anti- Terrorism Coalition tasks Police, DSS to be vigilant

…warns citizens against promoting false narratives Following a report by the United States over plans by Islamic militant group, al-Qaeda, to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand its network across West Africa, the Coalition Against Terrorism in Nigeria (CATN) has charged the police, Department of States Services and other security agencies to be on red alert. The anti-terrorism organisation also warned Nigerians to equally …

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Sharia court sentences singer to death for blasphemy

A Sharia court in the state of Kano on Monday said it had found a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of using derogatory expressions against the Prophet Mohammed in one of his songs and sentenced him to death by hanging. Sharif had reportedly circulated the song on WhatsApp in March, prompting angry demonstrators to burn down his family house. Media …

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‘We will restore security in Northeast, other parts of the country’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, the Northeast and the nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies, and the acquisition of modern military equipment. Speaking at the State House in Abuja during a meeting with the five Northeast State Governors, attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Chief …

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Kashamu: We don’t praise people with bad character in my community – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has responded to the criticisms that have trailed his controversial condolence message on the passing of former Senator, Buruji Kashamu. Obasanjo had said that late Mr Kashamu, who was wanted in the U.S for alleged drug offences, was able to escape justice but could not evade death. “Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashmu) in his lifetime used …

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