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Today's Headlines: I'm Begging Buhari To Restructure So Nigerian Won't Break Up, Says Adebanjo; Petrol right pricing, VAT hike to increase govt revenue – Dangote

Petrol right pricing, VAT hike to increase govt revenue – Dangote President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday said government could not function without tax payment, increase Value Added Taxes and charging the right prices on petrol products.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: I'm Begging Buhari To Restructure So Nigerian Won't Break Up, Says Adebanjo; Petrol right pricing, VAT hike to increase govt revenue – Dangote

POLITICS

Opinion: I Stand With MURIC, See Why Bishop Hassan Kuka Must Withdraw His Christmas Day Statement

The Christmas Day message that was presented by Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Hassan Kuka has heated the polity for some days. Different groups have bared their minds on the issue. Among the groups is the MURIC. In their reaction, the Islamic group have asked the bishop to resign as the Secretary of the National Peace Committee. Their reason is that a man that's serving the country in that capacity should not appear to be biased in his judgment. Read the clergyman's statement that's generating the heat. "Every

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: I Stand With MURIC, See Why Bishop Hassan Kuka Must Withdraw His Christmas Day Statement

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Aliko Dangote Sends Message To Nigerians On Why Petroleum Products Price Hike Is Inevitable

President, Dangote Group has disclosed that petroleum commodity price hike in the country is inevitable because the federal government cannot function or operate without taxes and increase in the petroleum products prices.

  1 year ago ago
Aliko Dangote Sends Message To Nigerians On Why Petroleum Products Price Hike Is Inevitable

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Bandits Hack Farmers In Taraba, South using restructuring agitation to bargain, say North’s elders

80,000 Killed, 3 Million Displaced – Abdulsalami A former Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has attributed the rising insecurity in the country to the proliferation of weapons, saying an estimated six million illegal arms are currently in circulation.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits Hack Farmers In Taraba, South using restructuring agitation to bargain, say North’s elders

POLITICS

National Peace Committee Should Be Disbanded If Bishop Kukah Fails To Resign Says MURIC.

The Muslim Right Concern, MURIC has called for the resignation of Bishop Matthew Kukah from the General Abdul Salaam led National Peace Committee. The call was made available in a statement signed by the director of MURIC, Prof Ishaq Akintola. As you may recall, Bishop Kukah in his Christmas message said that there would have been a corp or a war in Nigeria if it was a non-Northern Muslim that was the president and did what president Buhari is doing. There had been several reactions Following Kukah's message

  1 year ago ago
National Peace Committee Should Be Disbanded If Bishop Kukah Fails To Resign Says MURIC.

SOCIETY

Former HOS Speaks Up On Insecurity In Nigeria — Read What Has Caused The Death Of Over 80k Nigerians

The former Head Of State In Nigeria, Abdulsalami Abubakar has finally spoken up on the insecurity prevalent in the country.According to news sources, Abubakar, made a statement at the meeting of the National Peace Committee (NPC) in Abuja on Wednesday.

  1 year ago ago
Former HOS Speaks Up On Insecurity In Nigeria — Read What Has Caused The Death Of Over 80k Nigerians

POLITICS

Headlines: Bishop Kukah Told To Resign From National Peace Committee, January Will Be Tough, NCDC

Bishop Kukah told to resign from National Peace Committee immediately Bishop Matthew Kukah has been asked to resign from the General Abdul Salaam-led National Peace Committee. Making the call is the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST by the director of the organization, Prof Ishaq Akintola. Recall that Bishop Kukah of the Sokoto Archdiocese of the Catholic Church had in his Christmas message to Nigerians, bemoaned the nepotism which, according to him, has characterised

  1 year ago ago
Headlines: Bishop Kukah Told To Resign From National Peace Committee, January Will Be Tough, NCDC

POLITICS

Bishop Kukah must step down as Secretary of National Peace Committee –MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has told the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah, to step aside as the Secretary of the National Peace Committee led by previous Military Head of State, General AbdulSalaam Abubakar.  In an assertion endorsed by the Director General of MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday, December 30, the association said Kukah ought to resign from his position in the advisory group following his Christmas message named "A country looking for vindication,"

  1 year ago ago
Bishop Kukah must step down as Secretary of National Peace Committee –MURIC

POLITICS

Bishop Kukah, Sultan of Sokoto, Abdulsalami, Aregbesola, others Meet in Abuja

Members of the National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), on Wednesday held a meeting at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Bishop Kukah, Sultan of Sokoto, Abdulsalami, Aregbesola, others Meet in Abuja

RELIGION

Islamic Group ''JNI'' Attacks Kukah, Silent On Sultan’s Comments Over Buhari

The Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has assaulted the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, for his remarks against President Muhammadu Buhari.  The priest, in his Christmas Day message, blamed the Nigerian chief for nepotism.  Kukah announced that if a non-Nothern Muslim was in force and did likewise things as Buhari, there might have been an upset or war.  He noticed that the President had diminished others in open life to inferior status.  The National Peace Committee part lamented that

  1 year ago ago
Islamic Group ''JNI'' Attacks Kukah, Silent On Sultan’s Comments Over Buhari

POLITICS

Ondo Governorship Candidates sign peace Pact Ahead Saturday's Poll

The candidates of All progressive candidate Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu in the upcoming Saturday's Governorship Election in Ondo state and the incumbent Governor of the state together with his main opponent Eyitayo Jegede and all of his opponents in all other parties have signed the peace accord in the state capital akure to facilitate the peaceful free and fair Election of the Saturday's pools. The Peace Pact organized by the National Peace Committee headed by Retired General Abubakar Abdulsalami and a youth

  2 years ago ago
Ondo Governorship Candidates sign peace Pact Ahead Saturday's Poll

POLITICS

The Origin of the Peace Accord - Do you know how this accord came into existence and became a norm?

Recently, the Peace Accord signing ceremony was held in Akure, Ondo State in readiness for the Ondo elections on October 10, 2020 among candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC Rotimi Akeredolu, Peoples Democratic Congress, PDP Eyitayo Jegede and others such as Zenith Labour Party, Rotimi Benjamin. Previously, it was before the Edo election between major contenders - APC's Osagie Ize-Iyamu and PDP's Godwin Obaseki. But, do you know how this peace accord came about? The self-acclaimed National Peace Committee

  2 years ago ago
The Origin of the Peace Accord - Do you know how this accord came into existence and became a norm?

POLITICS

Today's News: Abdulsalami Sends Strong Message To Nigerians On Insecurity, Jerry Gana Return To PDP

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), says an estimated six million illegal arms are in circulation across the country.

  1 year ago ago
Today's News: Abdulsalami Sends Strong Message To Nigerians On Insecurity, Jerry Gana Return To PDP

RELIGION

Muslim Group Calls For the Resignation of Bishop Matthew Kukah from the National Peace Committee

The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC), an activist group that promotes and protect the right of the Islamic religion and Muslims in Nigeria has come out open to call for the resignation of Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah from the General Abdulsalam Abubakar led National Peace Committee. In a statement signed by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, clearly stated that Bishop Matthew Kukah called for a coup of a democratically elected government and it is to the best of public interest that he relinquish the position he

  1 year ago ago
Muslim Group Calls For the Resignation of Bishop Matthew Kukah from the National Peace Committee

POLITICS

Nigerians Reacts As MURIC Asks Bishop Kukah To Resign From National Peace Committee

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has been asked to resign from the General Abdul Salaam-led National Peace Committee. This call was made by the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement signed by the director of the organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola. Kukah said the spilling of blood across the country must be related to a more sinister plot that is beyond the people’s comprehension. Reacting to these statements, MURIC asked the cleric to recuse himself from the Abdul

  1 year ago ago
Nigerians Reacts As MURIC Asks Bishop Kukah To Resign From National Peace Committee

POLITICS

Opinion: Edo 2020; Is Obaseki And Ize-Iyamu Bound By The Peace Pact They Signed?

Will They Abide By Their Words? The National Peace Committee which is headed by retired General Abdulsalami Albubakar who is a former head of state and Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah who convened it made the political parties involved in the forthcoming Edo governorship election to sign a peace pact, that is, that they would work for peace and accept the outcome of the election without violence.  Though one thing is to say something and another is to do what one had said. Bearing that in mind, one asks the question

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: Edo 2020; Is Obaseki And Ize-Iyamu Bound By The Peace Pact They Signed?

POLITICS

General Abdulsalami Abubakar advices Governors to mind what they say concerning the herdsmen crisis

General Abdulsalami Abubakar who happens to be one of Nigeria former head of state has advices governor to mind the way they speaks on the issue of fulani herdsmen.

  1 year ago ago
General Abdulsalami Abubakar advices Governors to mind what they say concerning the herdsmen crisis