Nigeria: Kidnapped schoolgirls released, says governor

Nigeria: Kidnapped schoolgirls released, says governor

Zamfara state governor tells reporters 279 girls, who were kidnapped on Friday, are safe, as President Buhari expresses joy at their release. Kidnappers have released all the girls abducted from a boarding school in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara on Friday, the governor told Al Jazeera, as President Muhammadu Buhari expressed “overwhelming joy” over the news. Bello Matawalle said on Tuesday the nearly 300 students were safe with authorities and that no ransom had been paid for their release. “Today, we have received the children who were under captivity…

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Rivers Government to build world class cancer treatment centre – says Wike

Rivers Government to build world class cancer treatment centre – says Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday announced that his administration would build a world class treatment centre to cater to cancer and cardiovascular diseases in the state. Wike disclosed this during the inauguration of the Rumuogba 1 and 2 flyovers, of the triple flyover project built by Julius Berger Nigeria in Port Harcourt. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Rivers government had outlined its activities of commissioning the newly built flyovers, roads, government house hospital, and government house press centre from March 1 till 6. Wike…

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 Kaduna Electoral Commission is the best in Nigeria, says El Rufai

 Kaduna Electoral Commission is the best in Nigeria, says El Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has described the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission as the best state electoral management body in the country, saying it conducted the cleanest and best local government elections in the nation’s history. The governor who made this known while swearing in members of the State Independent Electoral Commission on Tuesday, also said that the commission is the first to use Electronic Voting Machines to conduct the local government election. The governor noted that the State Electoral Commission conducted the local government election where the sitting government lost…

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Nigerian 22-year-old’s musician sentenced to death for committing ‘blasphemy’ against Prophet Muhammad in a song he shared over Whatsapp

Nigerian 22-year-old’s musician sentenced to death for committing ‘blasphemy’ against Prophet Muhammad in a song he shared over Whatsapp

The 22-year-old’s song praised an imam from the Tijaniya Muslim brotherhood Song critics claimed it gave the imam higher status than the Prophet Muhammad Protesters burnt down Sharif’s family home amid widespread demonstrations Protesters burnt down his family home demanding his prosecution, leading to his arrest. The singer had gone into hiding after sharing the song, which praised an imam from the Tijaniya Muslim brotherhood to the point where it gave him higher status than the Prophet Muhammad, the BBC reported. The prosecutor, Inspector Aminu Yargoje, described the verdict as…

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Sir Kessignton Adebutu honoured with an enviable Chieftancy title ‘Odole  Oodua’ by the Oonirisa of Ile Ife.

Sir Kessignton Adebutu honoured with an enviable Chieftancy title ‘Odole  Oodua’ by the Oonirisa of Ile Ife.

On the 19th October, the home boy of Iperu Remo, Ogun State. Nigeria, the billionaire business mongul, Chief Sir (Dr) Kessington Adebukola Adebutu was officially conferred with the prestigious chieftaincy title of ‘Odole Oodua’ by His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II at the Ile-Oodua, the Ooni’s palace in Ile-Ife. Osun State. Nigeria. The conferment was the first of its kind by the first class monarch since his ascension to the throne as the 51st Arole Oodua of Ife Kingdom.  In his remark, the monarch Oba Adeyeye stated…

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Putin Welcomes African Leaders as they arrive at Sochi Economic Summit 2019

Putin Welcomes African Leaders as they arrive at Sochi Economic Summit 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed African Leaders as they arrive at Sochi economic summit 2019 attended by over 50 African nations for a major economic forum in the Black Sea resort of SochiTalks range from multi billion dollar trade deals to joint infrastructure projects and further investment opportunities. The summit, which focuses on peace, security, and development, is holding between Wednesday, October 23 and October 25. During the opening session of the summit, Putin said that Russia would aim to double trade with Africa over the next five years. We currently…

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Sir. Jerry Wanodi Receives EPRA 2019 Most Creative Industry Entrepreneur of the Year

Sir. Jerry Wanodi Receives EPRA 2019 Most Creative Industry Entrepreneur of the Year

Sir. Jerry  Wanodi Received EPRA, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Award (Most Creative Industry Entrepreneur of the Year 2019) presented by Her Worshipful the Mayor London Borough of Enfield Cllr. Kate Anolue. . Sir Jerry Aliche Wanodi was born in Ozuaha community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. He attended State Primary School Ozuaha and Government Secondary School Isiokpo respectively, and finished up his secondary education at Gideon Comprehensive High School Isolo Lagos. Sir Jerry Wanodi graduated with a first class degree in Computer Science from the University of Lagos…

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The Legendary Broadcaster, Chief Mrs Toyin Jaiye-Daramola and Ms Bola Abudu JP the Radio and Television Presenter sets to host EPRA Awards 2019.

The Legendary Broadcaster, Chief Mrs Toyin Jaiye-Daramola and Ms Bola Abudu JP the Radio and Television Presenter sets to host EPRA Awards 2019.

EPRA – Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards evening is set out to recognize the outstanding leader’s and entrepreneur’s which have shown exemplary leadership core values and continuing commitment to leadership excellence. Join us Friday 27th September 2019 at the prestigious Golden Palace Banqueting Suite 35 Harbet Rd, London. N18 3HU. Time: 5.30pm to midnight, as we unfold the true leaders and entrepreneurial of distinct. Awards Dinner Tickets: Standard £50, VIP £100, VVIP £200. For ticket bookings click on the link below to secure your seat. EVENTBRITE LINK: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/epra-leadership-and-entrepreneurial-awards-2019-tickets-42500038760?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing&fbclid=IwAR0XRGxot3zLM0xXn7X1WA97h6ZGFvfC20eB90_twX5KvQ6HRcCbTffEgL8 For Sponsorship, Partnership, Magazine Advert…

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Atiku’s petition, Buhari’s defence and INEC’s righteousness

Atiku’s petition, Buhari’s defence and INEC’s righteousness

Since the candidate of the PDP in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, submitted his petition in which he contested the results and the conduct of the exercise, there has been all sorts of comments especially from the respondents, INEC and the APC. Judging from their comments, including those contained in their (INEC) response to Atiku’s petition, one can only thank God for the existence of the institution called Judiciary as an arm of government globally. The world and life would have been a jungle without the institution which has…

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Tinubu reacts to reports on rumoured bid for presidency in 2023

Tinubu reacts to reports on rumoured bid for presidency in 2023

A former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress has panned the reports that he is backing Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to become Nigeria’s Senate president and Speaker respectively for selfish reasons. Bola Tinubu’s critics say his backing for Lawan and Gbajabiamila, both of whom were endorsed by the party, was to shore up his chances of becoming the ruling party’s presidential candidate in 2023. But Tinubu said he only aligned with the party wishes on whom become the leaders of Nigeria’s National…

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