Service Chiefs: Afenifere must not allow political enemies use it for narrow interests – Yoruba youths

The Coalition of Afenifere Youth Groups (CAYG) has warned apex Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere not to allow itself to be used by political enemies of the country for their selfish interests.  CAYG, in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Comrade Oloruntoba Durosinmi Etti, on Tuesday, disclosed that Afenifere is already looking like an extension of Atiku Abubakar’s political structure as currently being portrayed by its spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin.  Recall that Odumakin had last week delved into the nation’s security issues after a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Service Chiefs. …

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Sahara Reporters and Its PMB Gripe

By Bassey Akpan For an organization or platform that prides itself as a new outlet, the only thing worse than being unprofessional is when the unprofessionalism is driven by an obsession to settle scores, which could be made even more sickening when such score settling is escalated into a proxy war. Sahara Reporters, a news platform that is hardly different from the persona of its publisher, Omoyele Sowore, is on this slippery slope and in a rapid slide into infamy owing to the way its unprofessionalism has been made worse…

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Insecurity: Coalition on terrorism makes demand on PMB to sign executive order for prosecution of sponsors, promoters of Boko Haram

The Coalition of Civil Society Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order into law that will allow law enforcement agents arrest and prosecute sponsors and collaborators of terrorists.   CATE believes this is the final nail on the doomed Boko/ISWAP’s coffin, especially with the troops’ recent impressive outings.  Like the strategy deployed in the war against corruption, the coalition noted that a swift arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators and those who aid such acts could potentially be the watershed.  Speaking at a press conference…

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PMB, Humanitarian Affairs Minister bag awards over the implementation of N- Power Batch C, other social programs for Nigerian masses

President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya, were bestowed with awards on Tuesday at the N-Power Annual Beneficiaries Awards following the successful commencement of N-Power Batch C and other social development schemes in the country.  The special recognition was championed by the N- Power Nationwide Beneficiaries Forum on behalf of over 500,000 other beneficiaries under the Batch A and B stream of 2016 and 2018 respectively.  While President Buhari was honoured as the ‘Masses President of Africa’, Hajiya Sadiya scooped the prestigious award of ‘Woman of…

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Palace of the Oba of Benin Calls Trending Video Mischievous, Malicious _ Demands Undeserved Apology

Following a video making rounds by one Eranomigho Edegbe stating that he has the authority of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, to lamppon His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and few other respected members of the society, the Oba’s Palace has refuted the claim strewing that it’s the handiwork of mischief makers. According to a statement signed by Frank Irabor, Secretary, Benin Traditional Council, it stated that the said video and its contents…

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