Keeping Bishop Kukah on track

Instead of Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto on a special day like Christmas telling the Christian faithful that they should hold their faith aglow amid the conflicting elements of the troubled world, that those who delivered the early Christians from the furnace of Jewish and Roman persecutions in the early…

NEPZA boss warns job seekers on fake online recruitment firms

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has described an ongoing online recruitment exercise ascribed to the authority to be its “2021 Recruitment Exercise’’ as criminal and a surreptitious maneuver to swindle unsuspecting job seekers and defraud them and their sponsors. A press statement by NEPZA head, Corporate Communications, Martins Odeh quted the Managing Director/Chief…

Why border insecurity is on the rise – NIS CG

Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mallam Muhammed Babandede has attributed the growing insecurity in the country to lack of cooperation among land borders’ security agencies. The CG said a system whereby respective service agencies at the land border points chose to work independently without cooperating, consulting or sharing sensitive information with one another has…

Breaking: Uganda shuts down social media

Uganda’s communications regulator has ordered the shutdown of social media and messaging applications, ahead of a highly-charged election on Thursday. The vote will come after one of the bloodiest campaigns in years, as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni seeks a sixth term against popstar-turned-MP Bobi Wine, who has managed to fire up a youthful population that…

Yuletide: FCT recorded decline in crime, says NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said that criminal activities declined across the FCT and its environs during the yuletide season. The change in trend, the Corps said was not unconnected with the synergy and collaborative efforts of security agencies in providing the needed security for critical assets and residents of the…

Christmas without bombs: Buhari, security chiefs deserve commendations – FCT residents

Some well-meaning residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have hailed President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s security chiefs for a Christmas celebration free from bombings.  The group, under the auspices of Concerned Abuja Residents Association (CARA) made this known in a press conference to mark the new year on Friday.  In a statement co-signed by Innocent…

How ex-political thugs turned bandits, kidnappers after 2019 elections – Report

Fresh facts have emerged on how governors’ political thugs during elections in the country have transformed into bandits and kidnappers terrorising the country. According to reports, some governors in the country who were bent on attaining political success during the last general elections recruited young boys into their network and armed them with sophisticated weapons…

Christmas: Agbese wants Nigerians to emulate Christ, support Buhari

Renowned human rights activist, Philip Agbese, has urged Nigerians to follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ by supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Agbese, a UK-trained legal practioner, made the call on Saturday in his Christmas message to Nigerians.  According to Agbese, President Buhari, like Jesus, is a redeemer and Nigerians should rally round…