• Reduce the cost of governance by selling four more Presidential Aircrafts, Ozekhome urges Buhari

    Reduce the cost of governance by selling four more Presidential Aircrafts, Ozekhome urges Buhari

    Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to further reduce the cost of governance by selling four more Presidential Aircrafts from the remaining nine in the presidential fleet.

    He said it was good that President Buhari handed over two of the Aircrafts to the Nation’s Airforce considering the huge cost of maintaining them, lamenting that the country spends over a billion naira monthly to maintain the Presidential fleet.

    The activist made the remarks while delivering […]

  • Nigerian Peace Corps hails National Assembly, urges Buhari to assent Bill

    Nigerian Peace Corps hails National Assembly, urges Buhari to assent Bill

    According to reports, the National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dr Dickson Akoh on Thursday commended National Assembly over the passage of the Bill for an Act to establish the agency.

    The Senate had on Thursday read the Bill for the third time and finally passed it, in concurrence with the House of Representatives which had passed same earlier in the year.

    Addressing Journalists shortly after the passage on Thursday, Akoh appreciated Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; Speaker Yakubu Dogara and […]

  • ‘Virtuous pedophile’ who admits being attracted to children urges others to come speaks out (Photos)

    ‘Virtuous pedophile’ who admits being attracted to children urges others to come speaks out (Photos)

    ‘Virtuous pedophile’ who admits being attracted to children but has never abused anyone is trying to encourage others in his situation to come forward.

    A 43-year-old man identified as Todd Nickerson, from Tennessee in the United States, who is a self-confessed ‘non-offending pedophile’, has admited of being attracted to children and has encouraged other pedophiles to seek help and support for their sexual inclinations.

    According to a reports, the man disclosed that he has never abused anyone, claims pedophilia is […]

  • Former Governor Kalu urges FG to patronise local engineers to curb capital flight

    Former Governor Kalu urges FG to patronise local engineers to curb capital flight

    According to reports, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to patronise local engineers to curb capital flight.

    Kalu made the call at the inauguration of the 7th Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Civil Engineers in Abuja.

    According to him,there is an urgent need for the government to partner with the local engineers to salvage the economy from recession.

    “I condemn in totality a situation where the government takes a loan from foreign […]

  • NACAMA urges NAFDAC to check sugary content in processed beverages and foods

    NACAMA urges NAFDAC to check sugary content in processed beverages and foods

    National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association of Nigeria (NACAMA) has urged the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to check sugary and sweetened contents in processed beverages and foods.

    The President of NACAMA, Prof. Peter Katchy, made the call on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.

    Katchy spoke on the sidelines of the World Diabetes Day, with the theme: “Eyes on Diabetes’’.

    The NACAMA boss said that “the type of diabetes being seen […]

  • Senator urges NUC to monitor new varsities

    Senator urges NUC to monitor new varsities

    According to reports, the National Universities Commission (NUC), has been urged to monitor the eight new universities recently approved by the Federal Government to ensure they conformed with standards.

    Sen. Jibrin Barau (APC-Kano), Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TetFund, made the call during interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on Sunday.

    Barau commended the Federal Government for the approval which he said was a good development.

    “It is a very good development, they should be closely monitored by […]

  • SSANU urges Buhari to reinstate sacked FUNAAB lecturers

    SSANU urges Buhari to reinstate sacked FUNAAB lecturers

    Following the sack of 23 lecturers of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, (FUNAAB), the national leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, to reverse the sack of the university teachers.

    It will be recalled that the sacked staff were members of the association whose appointments were terminated last week by the university vice-chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, and the Governing Council.

    This was contained in a communique issued at the end […]

  • Prophecy: Soul E says Aisha Buhari may die, urges Nigerians to pray for her

    Prophecy: Soul E says Aisha Buhari may die, urges Nigerians to pray for her

    Former soul singer turn Pastor, Apostle Emmanuel Okosa, popularly known as Soul E, has called on Nigerians to pray for the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha.

    The ex-soul singer who took to his Facebook page warned that his prophecy is not for debate or democracy, adding that they are a wake-up call for prayers.

    He wrote:

    “PROPHECY!!PROPHECY!!PROPHECY FOR THE NATION NIGERIA.

    “In a vision I say a popular Nigeria old time politician that was ones in the Party of PDP having a heart […]

  • Jonathan Urges US Protesters To Give Peace A Chance

    Jonathan Urges US Protesters To Give Peace A Chance

    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 […]

  • Ex-CJN urges constitutional amendment to narrow appeals to Supreme Court

    Ex-CJN urges constitutional amendment to narrow appeals to Supreme Court

    According to reports, the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mahmud Mohammed, on Thursday called for a constitutional amendment to reduce appeals to the Supreme Court.

    The immediate past CJN made the call in his speech during a valedictory session organised for his exit from the bench.

    Mr. Mohammed said the volume of appeals filed in the apex court was overwhelming.

    “Permit me to re-iterate my comments made during the opening of the 2016-2017 Legal Year when I opined that our Supreme Court […]

  • Investigate Arik Air for violation of safety rules – CSNAC urges NCAA

    Investigate Arik Air for violation of safety rules – CSNAC urges NCAA

    According to reports, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption has urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to investigate the a commercial airline, Arik Air, for allegedly endangering passengers lives and violating safety rules.

    In a petition signed by CSNAC’s chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, and forwarded to the aviation authority, the coalition said it gathered from sources within the aviation industry that the airline is committing variety of illegalities by encouraging its pilots to ignore regulations, among others.

    Taking its cue from ‎the report […]