Showing posts with label astute. Show all posts
Showing posts with label astute. Show all posts

February 23, 2021

Nigerians are not preparing for God’s Kingdom — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said developments and happenings in the country at the moment do not show that Nigerians are preparing for the Kingdom of God. This is just as it has been revealed how his intervention helped to preserve the tomb of the Founder of the Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, St Moses Orimolade, in Ojokoro area of Lagos during the construction of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. 

February 19, 2021

Jakande: The last of the titans

Nobody will live forever. But, history will be kind to mortars who left good legacies in their fields of endeavour, in politics and national service. 

February 14, 2021

Katsina Government Paid Us N30m Ransom For Release Of Kankara Schoolboys — Bandits Leader, Awulu

In a leaked telephone conversation between Awulu and a former council boss in Katsina State, the bandit's commander admitted the group collected N30m from the state government.

February 12, 2021

Grant amnesty to unrepentant Fulani bandits– Sheikh Gumi urges Buhari

A renowned Islamic scholar, Ahmed Muhammad Gumi has advised the federal and state governments to grant amnesty to repentant bandits, stating that there will be severe bloodshed and merciless killings if the administration and security agencies continue to fight the bandits on operation fire-for-fire.

Obasanjo finally reveals why he chose Yar’adua despite his failing health

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo in a virtual interview with academic and historian Toyin Falola has revealed why he picked the late President Musa Yar’Adua as his successor despite knowing about his failing health.

Senate committee rejects voting rights for married underage girls

The suggestion for married underage girls to have voting rights has been rejected by the senate committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


February 08, 2021

Why are we reducing Nigeria to nation of cows, Dele Momodu queries

Publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu has weighed in on the herdsmen and farmers crises, asking why cows have become so important that they now form a topic for national discourse.

Miyyeti Allah asks FG to give palliative to herdsmen

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has asked the Federal Government to introduce a social support programme to alleviate the huge losses of livestock for herdsmen across the country.

Deploy Soldiers To Protect Northerners In South-West, Unongo Tells Buhari

Convener of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Paul Unongo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the deployment of soldiers to protect northerners living in the SouthWest and other parts of the country so as to shield them from further attacks.

February 06, 2021

Ooni & Eselu, Ogun monarch in verbal war over Herdsmen attacks

The Ooni of Ife, Oba(Ojaja 11) and Eselu of Iseluland, Yewa North Local Government Area, Ogun State, Oba Akintunde Akinyemi, were engaged in hot exchanges over herdsmen’s reported attacks in several villages in Ogun State.

You Appear To Be President Of Only Fulani People, Ortom Slams Buhari

The governor said the Presidency kept mum when herdsmen killed and maimed Nigerians but was swift to order the arrest of persons who resisted the criminal activities of the killer herdsmen.

We should abolish the transportation or trekking of herdsmen from the northern part of Nigeria to the south and middle belt - Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has called for a ban on the movement of cattle from the north to the southern part of the country and the middle belt.

February 04, 2021

Insecurity: Allow Nigerians carry licensed guns- Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku, tells FG

Worried by the increasing spate of insecurity in the country, the Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku has asked the Federal government to allow Nigerians to carry licenced guns to defend themselves against criminals elements.

My generation did a lot wrong. Make it uncomfortable for old leaders to remain in government - Obasanjo tells Nigerian youths

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Nigerian youths to make it uncomfortable for old leaders to remain in government.

January 25, 2021

Nigerian Lands Don’t Belong To Herdsmen, Garba Replies Miyetti Allah

Garba noted that it was wrong for cows to be roaming about in the country in the 21st century. Amidst the notice to quit given to herdsmen in Ogun and Oyo states, a former All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has said that lands in Nigeria, including forests, belong to some entities and that cows should graze with proper authorisation.

"Where Will They Graze If They Leave Forest?"—Miyetti Allah Reacts To Akeredolu's Order To Leave Ondo

As it is now, we are not aware of any order to vacate. My chairman is not aware of that. Even I just read about it in the media. When we have confirmed, we will know what to do.

January 23, 2021

Thieves!!! Nigeria To Spend N7.8 Billion On Entitlements Of Former Presidents, Deputies, Others In 2021

This year, of the total N7.8 billion, former heads of state, presidents and their respective deputies will earn a combined entitlement of N2.3 billion.

October 13, 2020

RESTRUCTURING: Northern leaders root for 12-state structure

FOR the first time since the agitation for restructuring started, some northern leaders have made a move that is bound to cause cheers among resource control activists in the oil-rich Niger-Delta region.

October 03, 2020

Each House of Reps member earns N9.3m monthly — Hon. Simon Karu claims


A member of the House of Representatives, Simon Karu, has claimed that each member of the House earns N9.3 million monthly. The lawmaker, who represents Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency of Gombe State, stated this on Thursday, October 1, in Abuja at an event to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary.