2017: We Will Consolidate On The Restoration Agenda, Says Gov Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assured Nigerlites of his commitment to consolidating the Restoration Agenda of the administration through implementation of people-centred policies and programmes in 2017. Governor Sani Bello expressed optimism that the 2017 budget tagged Budget of Consolidation, and designed to build on the gains of 2016 budget, offers hope…

Assistant Commissioner of Police commits suicide in Edo

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Edo State Police Command was Wednesday hit by tragedy, as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), in charge of Training and Development has allegedly committed suicide in Benin City. The police officer who was identified as Chri…

Assistant Commissioner of Police commits suicide in Edo

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Edo State Police Command was Wednesday hit by tragedy, as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), in charge of Training and Development has allegedly committed suicide in Benin City. The police officer who was identified as Christopher Nosakhare Osakue, allegedly shot himself in the head with his service pistol inside his private residence…

Obasanjo visits Soun of Ogbomoso

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday visited Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade 111 According to a source, Obasanjo who arrived Ogbomoso at around 6pm in company of the former Oyo State Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Chief Olayiwola Olakojo was received at the palace by the chairman, Senate committee on ICT and cybercrime, Senator Adulfatai Buhari. Obasanjo, who wore a purple lace ‘agbada’ was said to have dinner of Amala and Gbegiri after which he held a brief secret meeting with Soun which was assumed to centre on politics, unity of south west and Nigeria entirely. According to a source close to the palace, “Soun was happy to have received such august visitor and when such people come visiting, Baba will discuss issues bothering on the development of the country, Oyo state and his domain which is Ogbomoso, I can’t say if they discuss politics.

Obasanjo visits Soun of Ogbomoso

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday visited Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade 111 According to a source, Obasanjo who arrived Ogbomoso at around 6pm in company of the former Oyo State Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Chief Olayiwola Olakojo was received at the palace by the chairman, Senate…

Buhari Begins Actualisation of ECOWAS Mandate

In the discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator for The Gambia, President Muhammadu Buhari has activated the process for the execution of his task . One of the outcomes of the just-concluded ECOWAS Sum…

Buhari Begins Actualisation of ECOWAS Mandate

In the discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator for The Gambia, President Muhammadu Buhari has activated the process for the execution of his task . One of the outcomes of the just-concluded ECOWAS Summit held on December 17, 2016 in Abuja was the decision to designate President…

Tai Solarin’s New Year Message to Nigerians: May Your Road Be Rough

Dr Tai Solarin, the late educationist and founder of Mayflower School, Ikenne, Ogun State, wrote this piece in 1964 and it is relevant to today’s Nigeria. In the article, there is advocacy for resilience, determination, faith in personal ability and the universal truth that success does not come without hard work. The message is in sync with Buhari’s New Year advice and his admonission in 1984 that Nigerians have no other country they can call their own, “we will stay here and salvage it together”.

Tai Solarin’s New Year Message to Nigerians: May Your Road Be Rough

Dr Tai Solarin, the late educationist and founder of Mayflower School, Ikenne, Ogun State, wrote this piece in 1964 and it is relevant to today’s Nigeria. In the article, there is advocacy for resilience, determination, faith in personal ability and the universal truth that success does not come without hard work. The message is in…

2017 message: Buhari preaches security vigilance, peace, patience, patriotism, unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated security vigilance, patience, patriotism, unity, patonage of Nigerian made goods and others in his New Year message He particularly urged all Nigerians to be on the alert and watch out for strange figures settling in their communities, and report to the nearest security agencies, “as our armed forces intensify the pursuit of fleeing terrorists from the captured Sambisa Forest.” On unity, he reminded Nigerians of an African proverb that says “it is easy to break a broomstick but not a bunch”. Thus, he argued that Nigeria is a bunch and is more than equal to troublemakers.