The quest for a unified, peaceful and prosperous nation

September 7, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

With the presidential election and ensuing disagreements and legal petitions that accompanied it to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, one of the nation’s two courts constitutionally empowered to entertain petitions from aggrieved candidates, now over, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has restated his commitment to Nigerians to deliver on his vision of a unified, peaceful and prosperous nation.Basking in the euphoria Read More

WADEMOS sues for peaceful coexistence in Senegal

The West Africa Democracy Solidarity Network (WADEMOS) has appealed to citizens, citizen groups, and opposition parties to remain law-abiding and to pursue the path of peace in Senegal. In a statement issued the Communications and Digital Platforms Officer, Jonah Eledi was reacting to President Macky Sall who recently addressed the people of Senegal, and by extension, the world, on his Read More

Yobe: LG elections will be free, fair, credible, peaceful – SIEC

June 3, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) has assured that the forthcoming November 25, 2023 local government elections state will be free, fair, credible and peaceful. The executive Chairman of the Commission Dr. Mamman Mohammed made this Known Friday June 2, 2023 in Damaturu, Yobe state capital while briefing Journalists on the preparation towards the conduct of the elections. He said Read More

Prayer for a peaceful transition on May 29

I anticipated the calmness of the President Muhammadu Buhari government to hand over to President-Elect Bola Ahmad Tinubu the reins of power with all the honour it deserves. The hottest elections have come with much peace. Nigeria is advancing towards the era of democratic humanism, which requires the people choose those to govern them from top to bottom. I recall Read More

Senate presidency: APC chieftain makes case for Sani Musa

April 6, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Nma Kolo has said that the ruling party should compensate the North Central for the region’s electoral  commitment and loyalty to the party during the last general elections. Kolo said the party should reward the zone by allowing it to produce a Presiding Officer of the 10th Read More

NSCDC commends Enugu electorate on peaceful polls

February 27, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

 Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has applauded the Enugu state electorate and residents for a peaceful and obedient disposition during Saturday’s election in the state. The Commandant of NSCDC Enugu state command, Mr. Mohammed Dada, gave the commendation Sunday in Enugu while briefing newsmen after monitoring the elections with other security service commanders in the three senatorial districts of Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

APC state congress: Nabena calls for urgent reconciliation in Bayelsa

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party in Bayelsa state, Hon. Yekini Nabena, has commended the peaceful conduct of State Congress in the state where new leaders have emerged. At the Bayelsa state delegate election congress, Barr. Dennis Otiotio emerged as the new APC Chairman, Hon. Francis Koloko as Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for Read More

Keeping Nigeria united and for all

October 14, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari said that Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges. In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the President said the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable,” he said “And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all Read More

Chukwumerije hails Dare over peaceful, successful sports federation elections

October 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigerian Olympic medalist, Chika Chukwumerije, has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports development, Sunday Dare, for a peaceful and successful conduct of 2021 National Sports Federation elections. On Thursday, up to 22 various sports federations elections were conducted. At the end, vice presidents and presidents emerged, a process many described as unprecedented due to the transparent, fair and credible Read More

Independence: NSCDC boss calls for renewed mindset, intelligence against insecurity

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, NSCDC, Ahmed Audi, has emphasized on the need for continued tolerance of each other’s differences and mutual co-existence as a people who are united in diversity and reselient in the face of daunting challenges to our continued survival as one unified entity.  He advocated for a renewed mindset and provision of actionable intelligence to keep Nigeria safe Read More

Independence: End insecurity now, NCP tasks govts

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Conscience Party (NCP) has called on government at all levels to deploy strategies that will end insecurity bedeviling the country.The party also called on other political parties to emulate by allowing inclusiveness. In a statement released Friday in Abuja by the Special Assistance to the NCP’s national chairman, Comrade Omole Olusegun, asked all members of the party “to Read More

Group tasks Nigerians on peaceful co-existence

September 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, Universal Peace and Violence Amelioration center (UPVAC), has urged Nigerians to irrespective of their religious and ethnic affiliations live in peace with one another, saying “it is the solution to the current security challenges in the country.” The group made the appeal weekend during an empowerment programme it organised in collaboration with Algier12 Properties in Maiduguri, Borno state, Read More

2023: Group to mobilise 3m voters against Northern presidential candidate

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group, Grassroot Alliance For Good Governance (GAFGG) has called on the two leading political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick their presidential candidates from the South. The group which said it is beating the drums of unification and togetherness to the hearing of Read More

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello Read More

2023: Group endorses ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu for president

September 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group, ‘The North-South United Movement’ has called on former governor of Bauchi state, Ahmed Mu’azu to run for president come 2023, describing him as a leader with a difference who can lead the nation to greater height.  In a press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, leader of the group, Ambassador Ken Akpan, stated that Mu’azu governed Bauchi Read More

Oyetola inaugurates 360 newly-recruited Amotekun officers

September 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday inaugurated 360 newly-recruited officers into the State Security Network Agency ”Amotekun Corps’. This is just as he disclosed recruitment of 750 vigilantes across all local governments in the state to provide intelligence on the activities and suspicious movements of criminals in the state. The Amotekun Corps was inaugurated at the Wole Soyinka Grammar School, Ejigbo, Read More

25 feared dead as cholera breaks out in Ogun

September 7, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

No fewer than twenty-five persons have been reported dead following the cholera outbreak at Magboro in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun State. The outbreak which affected Arepo, Akesan, Akintonde, Sofolarin and Abule-Oko communities have created palpable fear among residents’. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker who confirmed the incident, said the outbreak affected mostly the motorcycle riders and Read More

Group urges Oyetola to sign anti-open grazing bill

September 6, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Kiriji Heritage Defenders, Sunday urged Osun atate Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, to sign the anti open grazing bill recently passed into law by the state House of Assembly.  A statement signed and made available to newsmen by its Director General, Dr. Ademola Ekundayo, said the bill as passed has provided the state the enablement to contain atrocities linked to the criminal Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

Plateau varsity VC emerges NIOB President

August 28, 2021 Admin III 0

The Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University Bokkos, Professor Yohana Daniel Izam, is set to take over as the 21st President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB). This followed his election at the 51st Annual General Meeting (AGM) conference of the institute which held recently in Lagos. In his acceptance speech following a peaceful election, Prof Izam pledged Read More

At 30, Kogi pacesetter for good governance, security – Bello

August 27, 2021 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, Friday said the state remained the safest and peaceful in Nigeria. The governor, who stated this in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the state’s creation, said his administration took the security, unity, peace and prosperity of the people seriously right from inception. “Today, our state is arguably the safest in the entire country, Read More