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Buhari: Lessons on functional leadership and strategy


As the four-year mandate given to the Buhari administration in 2015 draws gradually towards an inglorious end, and the many incalculable prospects of 2019 are throwing up the strangest of political permutations in the polity, it is not imperceptible to conclude that a generous assessment is that the administration has frittered away the sheer goodwill that brought it to power by grossly underperforming. Granted that ... Read More »

Okorocha Considers Son-in-law as Successor


Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, on Monday said his son-in-law, Chief Uche Nwosu, has the qualities of a leader, adding that he would endorse him if he (Nwosu) indicates interest to run for governorship in 2019. Nwosu is the current Chief of Staff, Government House, Owerri, and an ardent apostle of the Rescue Mission Government in the state. He has floated several political organisations ... Read More »

Finally, Govs’ Forum Backs State Police as Buhari Vows to End Security Challenges


State control of police gained more strategic converts Monday as the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) threw its weight behind the idea that has been variously thrown up as the panacea for worsening insecurity in the country. But the support is conditional as the forum said only states that could afford to establish their own police should be allowed to do so, while the federal police ... Read More »

Osinbajo: Let’s Handle Herdsmen – Farmers’ Violence with Open Mind


Finding solutions to the perennial crises between herdsmen and farmers in several communities in Nigeria could only be achieved if the issue is approached with an open mind, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said. The vice-president, who is leading a presidential committee to find solutions to the crises, said unless everyone concerned viewed all the issues in the matter objectively, it would be difficult to find ... Read More »

Herdsmen destroy UNILORIN multi-million naira research farms


The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has raised the alarm over the destruction of the institution’s multi-million naira research and training farms by cattle belonging to unidentified herdsmen. Our correspondent gathered on Monday that, following the development, the management of the institution held a security meeting with the leaders of 11 Fulani settlements located on the institution’s land. The meeting was ... Read More »

Herdsmen slaughter cop, kill two civil defence men in Benue

Idris IG Police

The Benue State Police command has said that  the body of one of the officers it declared missing after an attack by Fulani herdsmen on Saturday night at the Azege-Ayilamo community in the Logo Local Government Area of the state had been found. In a statement by the command spokesman, ASP, Moses Yamu, made available to our correspondent in Makurdi on Monday, the command lamented ... Read More »

APC Sweeps Kano Local Government Polls


Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) on Sunday declared All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the state’s local government election held on Saturday. Declaring the results at a press conference at KANSIEC Headquarters on Sunday, the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Garba Ibrahim Sheka, said the ruling APC swept all the 44 chairmanship and 484 councillorship seats. According to him, security reports received during and after the council poll ... Read More »

NUT kicks against scrapping of e-payment for Adamawa teachers


NUT The Adamawa chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has kicked against the move for the reversal of the current e-payment for teachers’ salaries in the state. Comrade Rodney Nathan, the Chairman of the wing stated the union’s stand on the matter on Monday in Yola while speaking with newsmen. The Adamawa House of Assembly in a recent resolution called for the suspension of ... Read More »

Don’t sell National theatre, Reps caution FG

Nigerian House of Representatives

THE Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism and Culture yesterday cautioned the Federal Government not to sell the National theatre situated in Iganmu, Lagos state. The chairman of the House committee on Culture and Tourism, Hon Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama made this known during an interactive session between his committee and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the National Assembly ... Read More »

Again, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 3 in Renewed Benue Attack as Suswam Donates to IDPs


Suspected Herdsmen again yesterday night  and inspite of the ongoing army operations, attacked Kukwa community in Anyiin,  Logo Local Government Area of Benue State leaving three persons dead while three others sustained injuries. This is as the former Governor of the State Dr. Gabriel Suswam and his wife, Yemisi have condemned the wanton destruction of lives and properties in Benue Communities even as they sympathised ... Read More »

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