By FEMI ADESINA Let me begin with two clarifications. Aso Villa is not my home, I am just passing through. Even this world is nobody’s home, we are just birds of passage. So, let nobody turn up his nose in derision, and say; “he’s writing like the landlord of Aso Villa, defending
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Femi AdesinaSpecial Adviser to the President (Media
NAN, Abuja; Prof. Charles Ayo, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to use a fingerprint scanner to check Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) frauds. Ayo gave the advice at the seventh inaugural lecture organized by the institution to mark its 14th Founder’s Day on Saturday
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NAN, Abuja; Prof. Charles
NAN, Abuja; Ahmed Musa scored his long-awaited first goal for Leicester City as his side trounced Crystal Palace 3-1 at the King Power Stadium, England on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the English Premier League (EPL) match played in front of 31,969 spectators saw Musa open scoring in the 42nd minute.
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Ahmed Musa, Leicester Striker
NAN, Abuja; Ahmed Musa scored
According to IANS Pakistan, Nigeria’s government has completed the agreement to buy 10 Super Mushshak aircraft from Pakistan to boost its air power for the Nigerian Air Force. Based on the 2016 Nigerian defence budget, the NAF plans to order up to 20 JF-17s from PAC at a cost of $25 million(N8 Billion today’s naira),
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According to IANS Pakistan,
Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the very rich cultural history and tradition of the ancient Benin Kingdom, one of the famous destinations during the exploitation of the African continent by the Europeans. Speaking at the opening of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) Benin Art Exhibition,
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Wonder was not the feeling that struck many women upon hearing that comic character Wonder Woman was being made an honorary UN ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls – rage was more like it. The appointment of the scantily-clad superhero, which came about following an original proposal by the owners of the Wonder
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Comic Character Wonder Woman
Wonder was not the feeling
NYSC wish to inform graduates from Nigeria Corps Producing Institutions that their Institutions have uploaded their names on the NYSC Portal. They are to visit www.nysc.org.ng effective from Monday 17th October 2016 to register and print their Exclusion Letters. Again, all 2016 Batch B Prospective Corps Members who had earlier seen their names on the
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FMIC, Abuja: The ECOWAS Commission strongly condemns the armed attacks perpetrated in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso, which claimed several lives among the security forces and injured many. It is recalled that on 6 October 2016, twenty-two (22) Nigerien soldiers were killed by suspected Jihadists in a Malian refugee camp in Tassalit, Tahoua region, on
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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sent to the Nigerian Senate a list of 46 non-career ambassadors for approval. The nominees bring to 93 the ambassadors-designate appointed by the president. The President had earlier approved the nomination of 47 Career Ambassadors-Designate. This second batch completes the list of the President’s nominees, reflecting national character and gender consideration.
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Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, October 21, 2016 granted the application brought by the EFCC, seeking the consolidation of the two separate criminal charges against former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and others with respect to their involvement in the infamous
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Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House. Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one of August 9 challenging plans to stop his suspension. The former chairman of
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The Deputy Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and head of the delegation on National data harmonization on road crashes, DCM Charles Theophilus, fdc, with his members, paid a courtesy call to the 19th Indigenous Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim k. Idris NPM, mni, on the 20th October 2016 at Force Headquarters, Abuja. this
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FRSC With Nigeria Police
Martins Odeh(NAN): The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Mahmoud Abubakar (SAN), on Thursday urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to order the immediate stepping down of the seven Justices accused of judicial fraud. Abubakar gave the advice at the valedictory session in honour of Justice Sotonye Denton-West of the Court of Appeal
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Indomie believes that everyone is special in their unique way, whether he/she is a musician, an artist, a comedian, blogger etc, and needs to be celebrated. The customised packs came with catchy taglines such as ‘singer like no other’ and ‘humorist like no other’, with a caricature picture of the celebrities and different indomie flavours
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday re-arrested Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, after he stepped out of a courtroom at Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, where he is standing trial. Chief Fani-Kayode, who was Director of Media and Publicity, campaign committee of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was charged alongside a former Minister of Finance, Nenandi
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South Africa says it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, ICC, a year from the month it files a notice to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, documents show. A UN spokesperson declined to confirm receipt of the document, which is dated Oct. 19 and signed by South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
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Derived from internationally accepted standards, the World Justice Project’s definition of the rule of law is a system in which the following four universal principles are upheld: The government and its officials and agents, as well as individuals and private entities, are accountable under the law. The laws are clear, publicized, stable, and just; are
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…Says We Don’t Need Your Permission To Support Charitable Causes The Africa Support and Empowerment Initiative (AFRISEI) has rejected allegations of franchise infringement by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, led by former Education Minister, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili. In a statement jointly signed by the President of the Non-Governmental Organization, Hajiya Hadiza Buhari Bello,
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has urged the Association of Motor Dealers of Nigeria (AMDON) to key into the Current campaign for the promotion of locally made goods through the purchase and sale of locally manufactured vehicles in the country. This was stated in a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary
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Innoson (IVM) is a Sports
Access to land either for grazing or farming, plus conflicting land use laws have been identified as the major problems leading to clashes between farmers and herders. This was pointed out at a dialogue between farmers and herdsmen, organized by the Institute for Peace and Conflict resolution. The growing number of livestock have continued to
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IPCR Engage Farmers Herders in Dialogue