Centre to UK House of Lords: Attaching religion to insecurity crisis in Nigeria for any sanction will harm humanity

The Centre for International and Strategic Studies (CISS) has warned the House of Lords in the United Kingdom against attaching religion to Nigeria’s security challenges, as any sanction would do the country more harm than good.  The centre, which gave the warning in a press conference on Wednesday, in Abuja, also advised the British parliamentarians to be properly guided in their assessment, noting that any wrong move could lead to a crisis of unimaginable proportion.  In his address, special rapporteur, Professor Peter Maidoki rubbished the call by some lawmakers for sanction on Nigeria…

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PAN Seeks Reversal Of Reviewed Tariff On Imported Vehicles

By Ebriku John Friday A vehicle assembling giant, PAN Nigeria Limited, Tuesday, called on the Federal Government to reverse reviewed tariff on vehicle importation. The demand was made at press conference held in Abuja, where the Chairman, PAN Nigeria Limited, Hon Ahmed Wadada Aliyu, in an address accused the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd), for allegedly misleading the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, against the automobile assembly plant owners in the country. Aliyu further stated that the CG gave wrong statistics to the Minister…

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2021: As Nigerian military conducts mass burial for wailers

By Philip Agbese All President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aides occupy a special place in my heart. It is not easy to discharge the arduous obligation of defending a leader who is deliberately and nastily persecuted. Of all the aides, however, Mr Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have caught my endless admiration. Each time I read their pieces and analyses of national issues, it gives me a feeling of soul-renewal and rebirth. Their catchy dictions, choice of words, simplicity, composition mien, conciseness and potency of the message expressed in a…

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Call for Sanction on Nigeria: UK parliamentarians should be careful!

By Sharon Pande It is obvious that members of United Kingdom House of Lords who called on the UK Government to apply sanctions on Nigeria due to their shallow understanding of what constitutes the security problems in the country are, were not looking at the big picture. From all indication, their conclusion is projected on a myopic mindset at variance with what can be referred to as the general good of the people.  They assume that the regime of sanctions is imperative only to an administration without scrutinizing the merit…

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