ACCRA TO HOST republica, EUROPES LARGEST DIGITAL AND INTERNET CONFERENCE

re:publica, Europes largest conference on digital and social topics, is set to be hosted in Accra, Ghana and for the first time in Africa. The event which is set to host politicians, entrepreneurs, bloggers, scientists and activists will be held at the Round Pavilion at the Trade Fair in Accra on 14 & 15 December 2018 under the theme: NEXT LEVEL. Notable among speakers to participate at the 2 days event are Prof Nii Quaynor, Farida Bemba Nabourema, Yemisi Adegoke, Wanlov The Kubolor, Kwame A.A Opoku, Jemila Abdulai, Kwame Acheampong,…

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NCPC Flags Off 2018 Main Pilgrimage To Israel, Greece, Rome In Uyo

The Nigerian Christian pilgrim Commission (NCPC) is set to flag off the 2018 main pilgrimage exercise on 8th December, at Victor Attach International Airport, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The commission has planned a flag off ceremony that will commence at 5pm on 8th December at Victor Attah International Airport. The Executive Secretary of NCPC, Uja Tor Uja has invited some key stakeholders to grace this landmark event. This include the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who will be the special guest of honour, while the Executive…

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Boko Haram: Olonishakin As The Unseen Hand By Idoko Ainoko

A lot has been written on the exploits of the Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram Insurgency in North East Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has also received commendation on the choice of Service Chiefs for the Army, Navy, and Airforce. But a few know about the Chief of Defence Staff and the unseen role he plays in coordinating the activities of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. As a start, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It…

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Sokoto Rally: We Know Better Now, Youths Tell PDP 

A group of youths under the auspices of Arewa Proactive Youth Coalition has dismissed the flag-off of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign rally by its flag bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Sokoto as the latest form of “MMM” in town, effectively calling the campaign a scam for which Arewa youths will never fall for as they are now wiser. Reacting to PDP’s assertion that the rally was a huge success, President of Arewa Proactive Youth Coalition, Inuwa Bako, noted that the PDP has proven that it can never…

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Of A Cloned Bishop And Hypnotized Congregation By Kunle Yomi 

Anyone who thinks politicians are the sole problem of Nigeria is not discerning enough. A discerning mind would realize that the politicians, in many instances, are symptoms of what ails Nigeria, which is a perverted clergy across creeds. Nigeria is plagued by too many clergymen who are addicted to living lives of opulence that openly conflict with the earthly sojourn of the founding prophets of the faiths. Only such carnal disposition will embolden the overseer of a church to validate the fake news about President Muhammadu Buhari being a clone…

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Jubril of Sudan: PMB Has Put Traducers To Shame, Says Pro-Democracy Group 

he Social Reformer Congress has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for clearing the air on the report in some quarters that he was cloned. The group said by that singular act, President Buhari has categorically put his traducers to shame when he dismissed the ‘’rumors” in Poland on Sunday. Dr. Ada-Obi Mbakwe, Executive Director of the group in a statement said leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPoB), Nnamdi Kanu who promoted the story, has been shamed. According to her, “Ordinarily, fake news that run contrary to common sense and…

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NIRSAL… A CESSPIT OF WASTE, CORRUPTION AND NEPOTISM

By COMRADE BELLO YUSUF The Nigeria Incentive based risk sharing system for agric lending (NIRSAL) was set up to provide guarantees and support for agriculture in Nigeria and has received tremendous support from the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Government in their quest to diversify the economy. However, investigations have revealed that the board and management are working against the interest of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Government and majority of Nigerians. From their mode of employment which has cronyism and nepotism  written all over it and the recruitment of…

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Olonisakin Bags Garkuwan Matasan Award

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin has bagged the Garkuwan Matasan Award due to his transparency in military structure and leadership. The Arewa Youth Council who nominated the security expert for the prestigious award said the group is formed with the sole aim of encouraging the emergence of credible leaders. Arewa Youth Council President, Comrade Dogo Shagari in a statement issued in Abuja said the award which is to be presented formally on 6th December was prompted due to the contribution of the Nigerian Military in their…

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2019: Peace And Security Of Plateau Has Earned Lalong Second Term – Gowon

The people of Plateau State have been asked to queue behind Simon Bako Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in the 2019 governorship election in the state. Plateau Good Governance Project (PGGP), a political socio-cultural group, which made this group hinged its reason on the peace and security of Plateau under Governor Lalong. Aaron Gowon Lar, President of the PGGP at a press conference in Jos, the state capital, noted that Plateau state had before suffered many setbacks in the hands of its leaders and specialised cabals who knitted…

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Kaduna APC Names Finance Minister Secretary Of El-Rufai’s 66-man Campaign Council

…inauguration holds Dec 4 Ahead of the 2019 general elections the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kaduna State Chapter, has named Minister of Finance, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Secretary of Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai’s 66-man Campaign Council and Directorates, to ensure his re-election by the electorates. This was disclosed, on Sunday, in a statement signed by Secretary of the party in Kaduna State, Muhammed Shuaib, which also made it known that the inauguration of the council will be on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, by 11 am at the Umaru Musa…

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