The security situation in the south eastern part of the country in recent times has remained a major source of concern for the government and many Nigerians, especially those residing in the region. For instance, there have been a lot of attacks on security facilities, especially against police officers, police stations and police checkpoints.
Imam Abdullahi Abubakar Photo Credit: Guardian Newspaper On the 23rd of June, 2018, some armed Fulani herdsmen invaded 10 villages in Barkin Ladi area of Plateau State and slaughtered scores of Christians, who were mostly farmers on that day. However, while the number of people killed by the herdsmen ought to increase, an 85-year-old muslim cleric, whose name was given as Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, saved the lives of 267 Christians from untimely and brutal death.
Incumbent Governor and former Minister of Solid Minerals in Nigeria, Kayode Fayemi is surely one of the most respected and revered politicians in Nigeria. (Photo Credit - Google) Fayemi, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governor's Forum(NGF) will vacate the Oke Ayoba Government House in Ado Ekiti after the expiration of his term as Governor in October 2022.
According to the Guardian, it was reported that some supporters of the PDP had carried placards with inscriptions "Wike brought Sheriff, he brought Secondus, now he wants to truncate the turn of the North". It should be understood that Wike is not the problem of the PDP, there are so many power tussle going on right now in the party, as the 2023 elections draws near.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's three years spell as Manchester United's manager seems over, considering some of the recent reports in the media. Richard Arnold, a managing director at Manchester United, is reportedly set to discuss issues surrounding the managerial position with the club owners, and a decision could be made in the coming hours.
The growing rate of insecurity in Northern Nigeria has become a major source of concern for everyone. At the moment, armed banditry and kidnapping have now become the order of the day.Photo Credit: Tribune Online Based on the growing rate of insecurity in the region, this article will take a look at two major challenges that is facing the North at the moment.
In the past few years, popular Nollywood actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh has been in the storm of media for all sorts of controversies. However, most cases that eventually resulted in lawsuits were the aftermath of relationship breakups from her erstwhile lovers. Photo of Tonto Dikeh
Winning war over insecurity in 21st century requires tactical move by the federal government, state government and security personnel. The tactics covered getting necessary tools that will facilitate smooth operation of the troops. The North West region of the country has been grossly affected with bandits operation in the last few months.
The South East Geo- Political zone is the zone in the country with the lowest amount of lawmaker, with just 15 Senators from the South East, it is very hard for them to pull the desired weight in order to bring the much deserved benefits of government to the people at the grassroot level.
Parents are obligated to send their children to school and give them quality education from their early stages. One of the most important exams they have to pass is WAEC because it will give them admission into the university. Some children have been very brilliant. Their parents registered them for WAEC while they were in SS2, and they passed.
Fred will not play in Manchester United's upcoming match in the Premier League against Leicester City, due to some reasons highlighted below. Fred a late returner Both Fred and Edinson Cavani will be out for United's match against the Foxes. With the exception of the quarantine situation, which we shall discuss later, it makes no sense to play either player in a match on a different continent in less than forty eight hours.
Photo Credit: Guardian Newspaper Yesterday, it was made known that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, has finally signed the anti-open grazing bill into law, as this will restrict herdsmen from moving around freely in the state and causing troubles, especially with farmers. However, before the bill was signed by the government, here are three things that the secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, South West Zone, Maikudi Usman told the state government during a one day public hearing on open grazing, that was organized by Lagos State House of Assembly on the 7th of September, 2021.
Opinion: Northern Elders Forum Should Not Regret Supporting Buhari Over Goodluck, But Proffer A Solution
The president Mohammadu Buhari's administration has been under attack and faced with lots of criticisms in the past months from different people and groups following the current situation of the country, ranging from insecurity, poor economy, unemployment and so on. Even those who supported him during the 2015 election are now criticizing his administration.
The Northern Elders Forum has described as undemocratic and unconstitutional the stance by Southern governors that presidency be Zoned to Southern Nigeria come 2023. The Northern Elders Forum claimed instead that the North will continue rule Nigeria because they have the population. According to the Guardian this position was made known by the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elders Forum Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed.
Embattled American music superstar, Robert Sylvester Kelly popularly known as R. Kelly, has vowed that he will prove his innocence after being convicted of sex trafficking. The multi-platinum selling artist was found guilty of using his fame and status to operate a scheme that specialized in sexually abusing women and children, a crime that was committed across two decades.
Elon Musk Set To Become First Trillionaire On Earth Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers According to the Guardian, analysts at Morgan Stanley have predicted that Elon Musk, 50, could become the world's first trillionaire, largely thanks to his aerospace company, SpaceX, people.com reports.
Open grazing of cattle on a farmland. Credit: Guardian. The conflicts between farmers and herders in Nigeria has been a major problem that both the federal and state government including all the stakeholders involved have not been able to find a lasting solution to. While all the Southern state Governors, few months ago reached a consensus to make laws to ban open grazing of cattle within their region, majority among their Northern counterparts have chosen not to adopt that idea.
According to the Guardian, Premier League clubs have protested to the league over Newcastle United's acquisition by a Saudi Arabia-led consortium, and an emergency meeting has been called for next week. According to the Premier League, Newcastle United was sold to a group comprised of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, PCP Capital Partners, and RB Sports & Media.
As the rumors of former President Goodluck Jonathan defecting from the PDP to the ruling party continue to gather dust, the APC’s deputy national publicity secretary, Yekini Mabena has revealed the first step that the President will take if truly he wants to join the party.
Meet Clarence Moses, The Man Who Was Imprisoned For 28 Years After A Woman Dreamed That He Raped Her
There are people who have been sentenced to prison for crimes that they did not commit, one of such people is Clarence Moses who was sent to prison after a woman dreamed that he raped her. According to an article on Guardian, Clarence was accused of rape in 1987 after a woman from Denver, Colorado who had a drink out with three men concluded after a dream that Clarance Moses was behind a rape and assault attack on her.