Biden reopen US Consulate General in Jerusalem, restore ties with the PA

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The recent fighting in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the resistance factions motivated the US government to take political and diplomatic steps from the area and to renew contact with the Palestinian Authority (PA). On May 15, US President Joe Biden called his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas, also US Secretary of State Antony Blinken seen …

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Nigeria Can’t Afford a Third Wave of Covid-19 – Federal Govt Warns

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has warned that Nigeria can’t afford a third wave of coronavirus and can do everything to safeguard its land. Speaking in the national briefing of the PSC, the chairman and secretary to the authorities of the federation, Boss Mustapha, stated: “In another couple of weeks, the PSC will focus on three big things, …

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Those Involved In the heinous murder Of Ahmed Gulak Won’t go free, Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has voiced outrage and disgust over what he called”the heinous murder of Adamawa politician, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, Imo State by yet to be identified gunmen.” Ahmed Gulak has been an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain. In his reaction to the evolution on Sunday, the president said: “I am repulsed by this premeditated and gruesome murder of …

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Gunmen kidnapped Scores of children abducted from Islamic seminary in central Nigeria

Gunmen kidnapped dozens of children from an Islamic seminary in central Nigeria, officials said that the most up-to-date in a series of such incidents hammering the populous African country. Some 200 children were in the college in Niger state on Sunday throughout the attack, the local authorities tweeted, including”an unconfirmed number” were taken. The abduction came a day following 14 …

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APC Chieftain, Ahmed Gulak Killed by gunmen In Imo

Gunmen, alleged to be in military uniform, yesterday shot dead an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, Imo State. After the assassination, the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on Governor Hope Uzodimma to immediately bring the killers to justice. The youths gave only fourteen days to perform the investigation or risk being declared persona …

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Nigeria’s Democracy Clocks 22 years

On May 29, 1999, when President Olusegun Obasanjo was inaugurated as president after about 16 decades of military interregnum, positive excitements swept through the nation from urban centres to rural areas; from Lagos to Maiduguri. But 22 years later, each expectation conceived in 1999 was aborted, and the Motherland is now in a very critical condition, facing the danger of …

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Northern Governors : Open grazing is unsustainable and initiated measures to end – Gov Lalong

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, said on Saturday, the 19 northern countries have started the practice of turning cattle rearing into a huge business for herdsmen in the area. Lalong said this during the 7th Annual Lecture of Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation in Kaduna. He said the northern governors had consented that open grazing is unsustainable and initiated …

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Kidnapped Greenfield University students freed

Two other men who were kidnapped alongside the pupils are also said to have been freed. The Kaduna Commissioner for Home Affairs and Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the release of the students to BBC Hausa Service on Saturday. The pupils were abducted from the private college in Kaduna State on April 20 after bandits invaded their hostels. Five of …

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Kwara fire service boss resisted attack on firefighters during rescue operation of a suspected cultist mission

The Director, Kwara State fire service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, has resisted the Friday attack on firefighters during the rescue operation of a suspected cultist who dived to a river close to the scene of arrest in Ilorin, leading to his departure. It was reported that the unhappy event took place on Friday at Surulere/Baboko region of Ilorin, the country …

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Nigerian Military says that Boko Haram suffered humiliating defeat in Borno town

The Nigerian Army has declared that Boko Haram terrorists endured a humiliating defeat in Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge LGA of Borno State, barely hours to the tenure of the new Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya. This follows the attempt by the terrorists in their numbers to infiltrate the main entrance into the town, mounted on gun trucks. …

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Buhari’s Six years of Bloodbath and mounting poverty in his country

From the twinkling of an eye, a guy elected President of an entire nation turns into a sectional pioneer, championing only the origin of his own Fulani ethnic group amid bloodbath and mounting poverty in his country. This sums up President Muhammadu Buhari’s six years of clannishness, ineptitude and mismanagement, leading to boundless killings and pains across the country. From …

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Buhari gets second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday got the second round of vaccine against the Covid-19 pandemic. This occurred on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at the State House In Abuja as stated on the official Twitter accounts of this Presidency. “President @MBuhari receives the second dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford #COVID19 Vaccine, in the State House, on May 29, 2021. #AsoVillaToday #YesToCovid19Vaccine,” the …

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BDCs get dollars at N393, sells for N494

Bureau De Change operators obtained the United States dollar in the Central Bank of Nigeria in N393 but sold it for N494 on Friday, an evaluation from our correspondent has shown. Sources from several commercial banks told our correspondent that the banks have been requested to finance the BDCs at the rate of N393/$ as of Friday. A bank official, …

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Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has dissolved this cabinet

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has dissolved this cabinet. Ugbala said only 23 from the 106 members of this council was kept, at the dissolution, which he explained is the initial stage. He explained the Governor chose so as to reorganize the council to get optimum performance. This is the first time Governor Umahi has dissolved his cabinet because he …

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Buhari appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff

The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS). His appointment follows the departure of Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died last weekend at an air crash together with 10 other military officers in Kaduna. An announcement issued …

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MASSOB declares May 31 Biafra Day

MASSOB Leader, Uchenna Madu, in a statement said that year’s anniversary is unique and special as it falls on a Sunday. He recalled that Biafra was declared on May 30, 1967, by General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. Madu said the date is sacrosanct and sacred to the background and lives of the Biafra Republic, adding that the ordinances Ojukwu must be …

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Children’s Day: Nasarawa Speaker Advocates more collaborative efforts to terminate Child Labour, Out-Of-School Children

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Balarabe Abdullahi, has advocated for more collaborative efforts to terminate the number of out-of-school kids, child labour, and the other types of violence against children in today’s society. The Speaker also called for the provision of quality education for children in order to create a brighter future for them and also develop a …

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Lagos lawmakers to stop pension for ex-governor, deputies

The Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007) signed by ex-governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2007 ensures that the ex-governors and their deputies would enjoy pensions and other benefits for life. They’re also entitled to an array of advantages which include a house in any location in Lagos and another in Abuja for a two-term governor, six brand new …

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