Unknown Gunmen Kill Over 25 in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
According to Vangaurd News report, In yet another devastating incident, a group of unknown gunmen launched a deadly attack on Imande Mbakange and other neighboring communities in the Mbacher Council Ward of Kastina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) in Benue State. Reports indicate that at least 25 people have lost their lives in the early Saturday morning assault.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Has Failed Us–Miyetti Allah, Court dismisses suit challenging Tinubu’s age
Buhari Has Failed Us –Miyetti Allah A coalition of cattle breeders’ associations in Nigeria have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of failure to address their challenges, leaving them exposed to victimization with hundreds of their members killed and their cattle rustled. Source: Leadership News The coalition of pastoralists association is made up of members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Tabital Pulaaku International, Nigeria chapter,r, and Fulbe Global Dev.
Reactions Trail As President Buhari Says I’m leaving Nigeria better than I met it in 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his confidence that Nigeria would be in a better state in 2023 than when he assumed office in 2015. He conveyed this sentiment during his farewell nationwide address on Sunday. Buhari stated, "I am confident that I am leaving office with Nigeria better in 2023 than in 2015.
8 Promises President Bola Tinubu Made To Nigerians During His Inauguration
According to an article by Daily Post, during the inauguration and swearing-in ceremony of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the 16th democratically elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he made several promises to the Nigerian people. These promises are as follows: 1. Tinubu emphasized that his administration would lead Nigeria on behalf of the citizens.
Miyetti Allah holds prayer session for new leaders, seeks peace in Nigeria
Vanguard news reported that in a bid to promote peace and harmony in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) recently organized a prayer session to seek divine intervention and blessings for the country's new leaders. The event, held in a serene location, brought together members of the association, religious leaders, and other stakeholders who gathered to offer supplications and prayers for the progress and unity of Nigeria.
Christian Leaders Express Grave Concerns over Ongoing Killings in Plateau
According to Vangaurd News report, Christian leaders in Plateau State, Nigeria, have sounded the alarm over the persistent wave of killings and violence that has plagued the region. The leaders have expressed deep concern for the safety and well-being of their congregations, urging immediate action to address the escalating situation and protect the lives of innocent civilians.
Xi'an summit to usher in new chapter of China-Central Asia friendship
Kazakh students learn about Chinese intangible cultural heritage at the launching ceremony of a train between Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province and Kazakhstan, March 7. (Photo by Xi'an Daily) By Zhang Xiao The China-Central Asia Summit will be held in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province on May 18 and 19, which is expected to bring new historical opportunities to the development of relations between China and Central Asian countries.
Peter Obi, Honoured the invitation to the presentation of Most Rev. Bishop Mathhew Hassan new book
Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the book presentation of "Witness to Reconciliation - My Personal Journey Towards Reconciliation," written by Most Rev. Bishop Mathhew Hassan Kukah, which took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The event was graced by a diverse range of distinguished guests, including President Olusegun Obasanjo, retired Justice Kumai Akaahs of the Supreme Court, and many others.
The Presidential Inauguration Lecture and its import
The grand hall in Abuja was abuzz with excitement as dignitaries, politicians, and citizens gathered to witness the highly anticipated Presidential Inauguration Lecture. The air was thick with anticipation and hope as the country ushered in a new era of leadership and governance. The event marked a significant moment in Nigeria's history, symbolizing the peaceful transition of power and the promise of a brighter future.
Senate Presidency: South-south caucus backs Akpabio, Barau
The South-south Parliamentary Caucus in the 9th National Assembly has thrown its weights behind the aspiration of Godswill Akpabio and Jubrin Barau for the office of the Senate President and Deputy Senate President of the 10th National Assembly respectively. According to Premium Times, In a statement on Thursday jointly signed by the Caucus chairman, Francis Charles and secretary, Chinyere Iqwe, the group said Mr Akpabio’s aspiration will foster unity in Nigeria.
Today's Headlines: Court Lifts Suspension On Abure; Jonathan Commissions Taraba Flyover littered With Refuse
Court Lifts Suspension On Abure A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has lifted the suspension of the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure and three others. Justice Hamza Muazu in a ruling on Friday agreed with the LP lawyers that the notice of appeal and documents submitted to the court shows that there was a valid appeal before the Court of Appeal.
Insecurity During My Tenure Gave Me Sleepless Nights-Ex- President Jonathan
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said insecurity gave him “serious headache” during his time as Nigeria’s number one citizen. Speaking during the commissioning of a 22-kilometre road project in Taraba State, Jonathan said he had sleepless nights trying to address the problem, Leadership reports.
The Presidential Inauguration Lecture and its import
The lecture, a tradition that had been established to set the tone for the new presidency, aimed to articulate the vision, goals, and policies of the incoming administration. It served as a platform for the President-elect to address the nation, outline the challenges ahead, and inspire the citizenry towards unity and progress.
Bayero calls on Tinubu to establish a Ministry of Religious affairs
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has called on President-elect Bola Tinubu to establish a Ministry of Religious Affairs to promote interfaith dialogue and peaceful coexistence in the country. Bayero made the call Friday in Kano at the inauguration of the Interfaith Facilitators Guide organized by ActionAid Nigeria.
Insecurity my "worst nightmare" as President, says Jonathan
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has opened up about the challenges he faced during his tenure as the president of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. Speaking at the commissioning of a 22-kilometer road project in Taraba State, Jonathan revealed that insecurity was his worst nightmare during his time in office.
CSO: Foreign, local agents working to thwart Tinubu’s inauguration
According to Ali Ali, coordinator of the Peace and Stability Initiative (PSI), the organization has revealed preparations by local and international groups to derail the country's new administration's May 29 inauguration. Ali said in a statement on Thursday that foreign spies working with local organizations posing as civil society groups are at the heart of the conspiracy.
Russia confirms a delegation of African countries will visit Moscow to discuss peace plan on Ukraine
The Russian authorities have confirmed this Thursday that a delegation of African countries will visit Moscow to discuss a peace plan on Ukraine and have stated that the trip will take place before the Russia-Africa summit convened at the end of July, after both countries open to a mediation process headed by South Africa.
Emir of Kano Calls for Religious Ministry to Foster Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence
The call for the establishment of a Ministry of Religious Affairs to foster interfaith dialogue and peaceful coexistence in Nigeria has been made by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, during the inauguration of the Interfaith Facilitators' Guide organized by ActionAid Nigeria. Speaking at the event in Kano, the emir emphasized the importance of promoting religious tolerance and understanding among Nigerians.
Establish Ministry of Religious Affairs, Bayero urges Tinubu
To promote religious understanding and peaceful coexistence in the country, Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, has been urged by Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the emir of Kano, to establish the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Mr. Bayero made the call on Friday in Kano during the Interfaith Facilitators' Guide launch, which was hosted by ActionAid Nigeria.
IPAC will start its analysis with the general election of 2023.
According to Vanguard, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) will initiate a post-mortem review of the 2023 parliamentary elections on May 29 May.The national chairman of IPAC, Mr.Yabagi Sani, said this on Wednesday at the General Assembly of the Council in Abuja. He said the review was without prejudice to pending petitions to the courts.