Oba Aladelusi Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, weekend, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to consider sons and daughters of his kingdom for key cabinet positions in his government.
Oba Aladetoyinbo made the plea while playing host to President Buhari, All Progressives Congress, APC, leaders and other top government functionaries, who paid him a courtesy visit in Akure.
The Oba expressed concerns over the exclusion of sons and daughters of Akure from key federal cabinet positions since the exit of Chief […]
Pastor Tolani Adeyemo, wife of the Pastor-in-Charge of Lagos Province 18 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has urged Nigerians to always give thanks to God, even with the present economic recession.
Adeyemo gave the admonition on Sunday while delivering a sermon at the 10-year anniversary of RCCG Ogun Province 8 Area/Zonal Headquarters, Isheri in Ogun.
She said that any nation which had the fear of God and was filled with righteousness was qualified for God’s favour.
“The nation may be […]
An Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged Niger Delta militants to give President Muhammadu Buhari a chance to fix the problems in the region.
He stated that the current administration had shown sincerity of purpose towards resolving the crisis in the Niger Delta.
Clark, who also doubles as the leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum which recently met with the President, alleged that some politicians within and outside the region were sponsoring militants to discredit the dialogue team led by […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to Americans who have been protesting the emergence of Donald Trump as the US President-Elect to give peace a chance.
There has been protest in several US cities since Wednesday’s emergence of Trump as president-elect.
The Republican, against the run of opinion, defeated the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton.
While Clinton won the popular votes, Trump got the support of the Electoral College, which decides who occupies the White House.
Since then, Americans have taken to the streets to […]
Angered by the alleged call by the president of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Igwe Achese, asking the Federal Government to engage the service of a security outfit managed by some ex-militants to guard oil facilities in region, the Adaka Boro Avengers yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to all multinationals to evacuate the area.
They threatened that “there will be total War across all states in the Niger Delta region” thereafter.
The group said the call by […]
Former Minister of Finance and co-chair, Women’s World Banking, Africa Advisory Council, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that giving the 70 per cent of women, who are financially excluded in sub-Saharan Africa, access to financial services could spur the next phase of economic growth within the continent and hasten recovery in most parts of Africa.
Speaking at a Banking for Women programme hosted by Diamond Bank in partnership with Women World Banking, Africa Advisory Council in Lagos, Okonjo-Iweala said it was […]
Rekiya Iletu, the Provincial Coordinator in charge of the Children Church of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has urged mothers to spend quality time with their children.
Iletu made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday at the Musical Concert of the Lagos Province 15 of RCCG, Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos.
She said that sexual abuse was on the increase, adding that parents had the responsibility to educate their children on the dangers of sexual abuse.
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abdullahi Jalo, has expressed readiness to give membership card to the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, following castigation she received over her recent interview on the British Broadcasting Service.
Jalo also said the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari at a press conference in Germany has put him in the mold of America’s Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump.
Also, former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, said those calling for the […]
According to reports, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has said that the recent release of 21 Chibok girls by the militant group Boko Haram was “a great achievement” for the Nigerian government.
In an interview, senior researcher at ISS, Martin Ewi said the release of the girls would also bring hope to Nigerians.
“The recent release of the 21 Chibok girls has brought back hope to many Nigerians. It is of course a huge achievement for the Nigerian government under President […]
A group of Niger Delta militants operating in Rivers State has made a 10-point demand that must be met before they will accept the amnesty offered by Wike.
The group, which identified itself as Egi Freedom Fighters, warned that it would reject the state amnesty programme, unless all the conditions were met.
The militants, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, and signed by their spokesperson, Jennifer Black, requested the rebuilding of houses destroyed during a military raid of Egiland.
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