We are in a dilemma, We live In A Country Where There’s No President – Catholic Bishop of Yola

Reverend Stephen Mamza, presiding Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, has said the unabated killings, insurgencies, violent crimes, and conflict across the country indicate that President Muhammadu Buhari has been sleeping on duty as the nation’s Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. NNU got this when the Catholic bishop, was speaking on the occasion of Easter, he thus regretted the recent attacks on Adamawa, Benue, Zamfara, Nasarawa states and Southern Kaduna. Describing as unfortunate the inability of security agencies to stop these attacks despite available information to them before the attacks. Mamza…

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Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong!

By Philip Agbese “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots;” – Marcus Garvey. Everywhere in the globe, great nations, societies and communities have had their today elegantly defined by history. History is today’s teacher and tomorrow’s fortifier against the mistakes, pitfalls and inaccuracies of the past. History is kind to everyone and very silent, but speaks a thousand immutable words of wisdom to a whole generation. But mischievous persons seek to destroy history and there are no limits of…

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JACKSON UDE’S IMPENDING RECKONING

By Richards Murphy Something profound happened in Nigeria in the month of April but it was lost in the hubbub of the socio-political grind of Nigeria. It was the sentencing of IG Wala, a self-style activist to 12 years jail term for criminal defamation. He is meant to spend at least seven years in the slammer. What is noteworthy is not that Wala got canned. The profound aspect is that he was convicted and sentenced for what he posted on Facebook. The post that sent him to jail claimed that…

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ALLEGED PLAN TO RELOCATE NPSPR ILORIN TO NASARAWA STATE BY THE IGP

There is palpable anxiety over a plan to relocate the Nigerian Police School of Public Relations in Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, to Nasarawa, the home state of the Acting Inspector General Police, Mohammed Adamu. The construction works going on in the school has been suspended pending further directives from the police hierarchy. Situated on a vast land lawfully owned by the Nigerian Police in Ilorin, NPSPR is among key infrastructural projects captured in the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery Growth Plan of 2017 to 2020. Documents obtained by PRNigeria indicated…

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Buratai: Africa’s Encyclopedia On Counter-Terrorism

By Steve Jackson Basically, it’s not in the character of most Africans to appreciate merit and excellence, but warmly hug mediocrity. In Nigeria, this tendency is almost a national plaque. The best hands in public service are undermined and unfairly criticized, so very sensationally. And it is sparkled for laughable and sentimental reasons in such region, ethnicity or even religion. So, performance becomes an ass in the eye of the critic, insofar as the target is outside his favoured lenses. But very many clear-headed Nigerians appreciate and applaud the few…

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BREAKING: 39 Boko Haram Terrorist killed And Many Injured In Recent Clash With MJTF

On Tuesday, 39 Boko Haram terrorist were killed and so many captured as well as equipment while 20 soldiers were wounded in the raid by Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) NNU in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday gathered that spokesman of the task force, Col. Timothy Antigha confirmed this. Antigha said the terrorists were killed when they attacked troops position at Cross Kaura on Tuesday. “The wounded soldiers had been evacuated from the area of operation and now receiving adequate medical attention,” Antigha…

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Unbelievable!!!! A Day old Baby Found In A Carton In Anambra

This is quite unfortunate. A new born baby was found dead after being dumped in a carton in Onitsha area of Anambra state. The little child who couldn’t brave the harsh condition, died and was discovered by Awada residents where the baby was abandoned by the mother. Facebook user Eze Ben who shared the report online, wrote; This is how we see it now beside Good shepherd Anglican Church by NEPA road Awada. Then I begin to wonder how some people can be so heartless and mean to the extent…

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Opinion: The Shameful End Of Nnamdi Kanu!

By Prince Ugo He sauntered on the pulpit with an over bloated ego and image of an emancipator or messiah. He wrapped himself in the toga of the revered Ikemba of Nnewi, Chief Odemegwu Ojukwu (of blessed memory) and solicited for red carpet treatments at traditional ceremonies of his kinsmen on the plank of championing the cause of an independent Republic of Biafra from Nigeria. But only outlaws were his companions and adherents. Controversial leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu cleverly drugged this clan of…

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Insecurity: Nigeria is now safer than it was in 2015 – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the Nigerian minister of information and culture has stated that the Buhari govt will apply a multi-dimensional approach to deal with the security situation in the country – The information minister said by and large, the country is safer than it was in 2015 Mohammed also said the administration has made progress in economic recovery, with deliberate programmes for diversifying the economy, the minister known for his notorious way of projecting and protecting the Buhari administration, has stated that the Muhammadu Buhari administration would apply multi dimensional approach…

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Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram – Presidency

Leah Sharibu: President Buhari raises hope about her release The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state. In a statement, Garba Shehu, the senior special assistance on media to President Buhari said the fear of Nigeria’s military by the terrorists is what is making her release a complicated and prolonged affair. The interlocutors have reported encouraging progress so far, Garba Shehu said in a commemorative statement marking five years of the abduction…

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