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US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines of an African security summit. Boko Haram’s tactics — from improvised explosive devices to hiding within the local population — necessitate a shift away from conventional strategies, said Lt. […]

Rant Of The Day – We Hate Good Things

Rant Of The Day – We Hate Good Things

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column.  If there is anything as Mentally sick individuals, I think some Nigerians are victims of that illness. You may wonder why? Of course, I will explain to you. I have seen people oppose growth, social development and I wonder why they go about life that way? Why would […]

Secure Chibok girls, Leah’s Rescue Before 2019, Reps Tell Buhari

Secure Chibok girls, Leah’s Rescue Before 2019, Reps Tell Buhari

The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Executive arm of government to secure the release of the remaining 113 Chibok schoolgirls and the last Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, still held in captivity before 2019. It also raised concerns over claims that the Federal Government had so far bought $460m (N165bn) worth of military hardware […]

Survivors Of Boko Haram Need A Lot More Than Media Frenzy

Survivors Of Boko Haram Need A Lot More Than Media Frenzy

Words have a power to comfort tortured minds and to rebuild bonds of trust, respect and empathy that are the very foundation of communities At first glance, the scene could be something out of a new mums social group. Clusters of young women gathered together and chatting distractedly, children flitting between their legs, babies tugging […]

Aisha Buhari Targets To Save 3,277 Women, 30,711 Children Lives In 1-Yr

Aisha Buhari Targets To Save 3,277 Women, 30,711 Children Lives In 1-Yr

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has called on the private sector to invest in Life saving interventions in order to save 3,277 women which constitute five percent that die yearly. The First Lady made the call yesterday at the Private sector advocacy meeting for investment in Reproductive, Maternal Newborn, Child, Adolescents Health and […]

Bill Gates As “a Wailing Wailer”

“I do not enjoy speaking to you this bluntly when you have been gracious enough to invite me here…” – Bill Gates Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, friend of Nigeria and one of the richest men in the world was in Nigeria recently, but he ended up violating the official interpretation of “table manners” in […]

Aisha Buhari Asks Private Hospitals To Reduce Charges

Aisha Buhari Asks Private Hospitals To Reduce Charges

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Wednesday urged private medical institutions in Nigeria to reduce the high cost of their services. According to a statement by her spokesman, Suleiman Haruna, the President’s wife made the appeal when officials of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria visited her at the Presidential […]

Labour Raises Minimum Wage Demand From N56,000

Labour Raises Minimum Wage Demand From N56,000

THE Organised Labour has presented fresh demand for the new National Minimum Wage for workers to the tripartite committee, using current economic indices as its yardstick. It said the N56,000 earlier presented was no longer feasible. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) General Secretary Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, who spoke in an interview in Abuja, said the earlier […]

Dangote Canvasses Expansion Of Non-Oil Sector

Dangote Canvasses Expansion Of Non-Oil Sector

The President and Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has stressed the need for Nigeria to diversify her economy by expanding its non-oil sector. Speaking as special guest at the third edition of the Kaduna Economic Investment Summit (KADINVEST) in Kaduna, Dangote said: “Given the capricious nature of crude oil prices, Nigeria must […]

President Buhari To Seek Re-election in 2019

President Buhari To Seek Re-election in 2019

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed on Monday he will seek another term in elections next year, ending months of speculation about his future after bouts of ill health. The 75-year-old said he would seek his party’s presidential ticket to contest elections in February 2019 during a closed door meeting of the national executive committee of […]

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