Step up fight against insecurity, Tinubu charges military, inducts 2 NAF helicopters, aircraft

February 6, 2024 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Tuesday directed the Nigerian military and other security agencies to intensify efforts to contain the multi-dimensional security challenges in the country. The President said this during the induction ceremony of two TK-129 ATAK Helicopters and a King Air 360i Aircraft at Nigeria Air (NAF) Base in Makurdi, Benue State. The President, who was represented by Vice Read More

Supreme Court rulings triumph for peace, development in Kaduna, Kebbi states – APC 

January 21, 2024 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) has described last Friday’s Supreme Court judgments affirming the elections of Governors Uba Sani of Kaduna state and Nasir Idris of Kebbi state as triumph for peace, unity and development of the two states.  Congratulating the Governors on their Court victories, the APC National Vice Chairman, North-west, Hon. Garba Ahmed, in a statement signed by APC Zonal Read More

2024: Year of decision for Edo APC – Airhiavbere 

January 3, 2024 Patrick Ahanor 0

A governorship aspirant in the Edo state September governorship poll, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.) has said 2024 holds a very important place in the democratic development of the state, and also a decision year for the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said, “As a state and a people, we cannot afford a repeat of the mistake we made before. And, I Read More

Fubara, Wike/25 Lawmakers, others: PDP threatens Tinubu’s peace accord, insists on fresh polls

  With just 24 hours after the intervention of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the resolution of the political crisis in Rivers state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) brought the truce under threat, insisting there is “no remedy for the 25 former members of the Rivers State House of Assembly” elected on its platform but defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Plateau lawmaker Aliyu harps on peace, unity

September 28, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

As hundreds of thousands of Muslims, thronged major streets of Jos in celebration of Eid-el-Maulud, the member representing Jos North constituency in Plateau State House of Assembly, Adamu Aliyu has harped on peace and tranquility amongst citizens of the state. He made the statement at the 54th edition of Eid-el-Maulud held at the Jos Wrang Pam township stadium. “Today, we Read More

Let’s engage in action towards social justice to achieve peace – GPD

September 25, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Nigerians should engage in meaningful action through unwavering dedication, commitment and social justice to achieve peace, well being and harmony across Nigerian communities, the Executive Director, Global Peace Development, Mr. Ebruke Esike has said.  Speaking at a symposium to mark the International Day of Peace 2023 with the theme: “Action for Peace, our Ambition for Global Goal”, organised by Kaduna Read More

NOA charges Nigerians on peace, national unity

September 22, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has charged Nigerians not to allow ethnicity and religion to divide the citizens thereby taking away the people from the part of peace. Director General of NOA, Dr. Garba Abari gave the charge, Thursday, during the celebration of 2023 International Peace Day held in Lokoja, Kogi state in partnership with Mercy Corps, a non-governmental organisation. Read More

World Peace Day and global conflicts

September 21, 2023 Olalekan A. Babatunde 0

Every 21st day of September has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate peace by the Resolution 55/282 in September 2002. It is devoted to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples, and thus urges member states to ensure its observance. Nigeria is joining other countries to mark the day.   This year’s Read More

Air Peace Lome flights promise to ease connectivity for passengers

August 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Leading Nigerian carrier, Air Peace has said its operations into the Togolese capital will ease the hitherto difficulties passengers go through while connecting flights within the West Africa sub-region. Speaking during the launch of the flight into Lome, the airline Safety Manager, Capt. Godfrey Ogbogu disclosed that the latest route increase Air Peace regional routes to eight in less than Read More

FG’s peace agency should drive the non-kinetic strategy

July 25, 2023 Olalekan A. Babatunde 0

It is fascinating to hear that the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has resolved to adopt non-kinetic approach (non-lethal force or soft approach) in addition to kinetic, to address the perennial insecurity in Nigeria. While responding to newsmen in Kano last week, Vice President Kashim Shettima explained that military solution could not end insecurity and insurgency in the country, Read More

Foundation, displaced children urge Nigerians to drop differences, embrace peace 

April 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

To mark this year’s international day of sports for peace and development, a Non-Governmental Organisation on the aegis of Arm the Child Foundation and some internally displaced children in Abuja have urged all Nigerians to drop their ethnic and religious differences and embrace one and other. The United Nation recognises April 6th annually as International Day of Sports for Peace Read More

Agba urges Christians to embrace peace

April 7, 2023 Admin III 0

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, has called on Christian faithful and Nigerians to take the opportunity of the Easter celebrations to pursue peace with one another. Agba, in a goodwill message on Good Friday in Abuja, also urged Nigerians to love one another. He pointed out that Christ’s love, which made Him surrender Read More

Ramadan: Sultan constitutes moon sighting committee, tells Muslims what to do

March 20, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has enjoined Muslim Ummah to search for the crescent of Ramadan on Wednesday, 22nd March. NSCIA in a statement by the Director of Administration, Arc Zubairu Haruna on Monday said the search for the crescent of Read More

Tinubu’s mandate a renewed hope for Nigerians – Akeredolu 

March 1, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state governor and chairman of South-west Governor’s Forum, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Wednesday said the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president-elect in Saturday election is a new dawn of renewed hope for the people of Nigeria. In a statement he personally signed and titled Renewed hope for the people, Akredolu  said: “I must hasten to join Read More

Russia-Ukraine war: One year on, no clear path to peace

February 24, 2023 Olalekan A. Babatunde 0

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters one year on February 24, it is clear from all indications that the conflict will not end soon. This does not augur well considering the enormous loss of lives, destruction of property and infrastructure on both sides, displacement of Ukrainians majorly across Europe, and of course, the disruption and heavy toll in which the war Read More

2023: LP reads riot act to traitors, queries Arabambi’s loyalty 

December 4, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Labour Party (LP) has threatened that any member of the party proven to be a hireling planted to sow seed of discord in the party would soon have a date with judgement.  The party which stated this on Sunday in a statement by its national secretary, Umar Farouk, entitled: “Who is Abayomi Arabambi working for?” said, “We can’t afford Read More

Peace, security: FG’s commitment to build youth’s capacity unprecedented – Official

November 18, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

The federal government has expressed determination to sustain the tempo of building the capacity of the youth so that they could be included in the search for peace. It disclosed this at the opening of a two-day Capacity Development Workshop on National Action Plan on Youth Peace and Security, organised by Actionaid in conjunction with Disputes Resolution and Development Initiative Read More

2022, era of peace, reconciliation – Ganduje

December 31, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said the New Year should usher in a new era of peace and reconciliation among political parties’ stakeholders in the state in particular and the country in general. He said the next few months should also be for internal democracy to flourish where political parties were expected to “produce more credible representatives Read More

The relevance of a united Nigeria

December 30, 2021 Admin III 0

The five-letter word, “unity” is a very important factor. It takes a phychic mind to unravel the deep-rooted message hidden in this word. There will be be no ethnic crisis because they all believe and agree to be and exist as one. This will ensure a peaceful existence among Nigerians. Some Nigerians fail to understand that unity doesn’t only have Read More

Gbajabiamila tasks Muslims on peace building

November 21, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has tasked the Muslim faithful to exhibit peace as adherents of the religion of Islam. The speaker who was represented by Dr Abubakar Yunusa Ahmad stated this at ASHRAAF Islamic Foundation in collaboration with Al-AQSOH International Islamic School annual Mawlid Nabiyy lecture series 2021, held at the National Mosque, Abuja, at Read More

Group wants mechanism to address women, peace, security in Nigeria

November 5, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos 0

Peace builders, community and religious leaders should take critical actions to institutionalise mechanisms for addressing women’s peace and security issues, in Nigeria, Community Initiatives to Promote Peace (CIPP), has said. The CIPP Chief of Party at Mercy Corps Nigeria, Mr. David Gatare, made the appeal, Thursday, at a one-day Dialogue programme, themed; “Translating Commitments into Actions: Elevating the Role of Read More