Why Presidency’s Buhari claim on Mbaka is a monumental distraction

Why Presidency’s Buhari claim on Mbaka is a monumental distraction

President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s government retorted recklessly to the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka through a press statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) a moment ago. Such a rejoinder when the nation is under a siege with blood of innocent citizens being wasted on daily basis across the states, and sadly with impunity leaves much to be desired of a government. By the progression of crimes, it suggests some key persons around the government have interests in the…

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Ogun unveils plan to reduce mother-to-child transmission

Ogun unveils plan to reduce mother-to-child transmission

As part of an effort to reduce the spread of the Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), particularly the mother-to-child transmission of the virus, the Ogun State Government has said that it will continue to promote integration and strengthen referral linkages, between antenatal care, family planning, sexual and reproductive health services. The Executive Secretary/Project Manager, Ogun State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OGSACA), Dr. Kehinde Fatungase, who made this known at the year 2020 Annual Response Report on ensure HIV/AIDS, at Imodi Mosan, Ijebu-Ode,…

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Baba Ijesha in trouble for allegedly abusing minor sexually

Baba Ijesha in trouble for allegedly abusing minor sexually

The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has advised that Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James (alias Baba Ijesha), should be charged with child molestation. According to a statement signed by the Attorney-General of Lagos State, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), and made available to the reporters on Tuesday, a prima-facie case has been established against the actor. “After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the DPP issued legal advice on the 4th of May, 2021,  to the effect that a prima-facie case has been disclosed against Mr Olanrewaju…

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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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