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MILITARY

Video: "Their Aim Is To Islamize Nigeria And Practice Sharia" - Ex-Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi speaks about Bandits

News of the attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna State by bandits on Tuesday elicited reactions on social media platforms. According to reports from Premium Times, the bandits came in large numbers in the early hours of Tuesday and attacked the military facility killing two officers and abducting another senior officer.

  8 months ago ago
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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Bawa Cries Out Over Death Threat, Count Me Out Of 2023 Governorship Race–Dasuki

Bawa Cries Out Over Death Threat. The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has claimed he has received death threats since he assumed office.Bawa explained that it is the case of corruption fighting back. He stated this on Tuesday, while answering questions on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bawa Cries Out Over Death Threat, Count Me Out Of 2023 Governorship Race–Dasuki

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: "Retired Naval Officer Not Declared Wanted" -DHQ; Musician Victor Uwaifo is Dead

Retired naval officer not declared wanted - DHQ Photo Credit: The Cable The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has denied declaring Kunle Olawunmi, a retired commodore in the Nigerian Navy, wanted over his comments during a recent interview with Channels Television. Speaking when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Thursday, Olawunmi had alleged that some government officials were involved in sponsoring insurgency.

  8 months ago ago
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MILITARY

‘They Are Ready For Battle’ –Funny Reactions As Female Corps Members Showcase Their Fighting Skills

There is a special attribute that is peculiar to many Nigerians. No matter the difficult or tough situations that we may be going through, we always create light in our dark tunnel. No matter how hard things maybe, we always try to make ourselves happy, otherwise, many would have died of depression.

  11 months ago ago
‘They Are Ready For Battle’ –Funny Reactions As Female Corps Members Showcase Their Fighting Skills

POLITICS

Revisiting the Face-off between the Presidency and Governor Ortom of Benue State Over Insecurity

There certainly is no love lost between the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and officials in the Presidency. Both parties have been at loggerheads over the federal government’s handling of the insecurity ravaging the nation, particularly as it affects Benue State. Ortom has been both vocal and vitriolic in his criticism of the federal government's handling of these security matters, forcing the government to give an equal dose of caustic responses to him many times.

  8 months ago ago
Revisiting the Face-off between the Presidency and Governor Ortom of Benue State Over Insecurity

JUSTICE

Buhari’s Government Treats Every Problem with Guns and Bullets - Adenifere Chairman

All over the world, injustice and inequalities are the fundamental cause of all forms agitation. These perceived social, economic, and political inequalities in the Southern part of Nigeria have led to continuous agitation and clamour secession from Nigeria. Buhari's government is seen as pro-North while other regions are marginalized and excluded from the dividends of democracy.

  10 months ago ago
Buhari’s Government Treats Every Problem with Guns and Bullets - Adenifere Chairman

POLITICS

Is Governor Samuel Ortom a Friend Or Enemy Of Fulani Herdsmen?

It is indubitable that the Presidency and Benue State governor, Dr Samuel Ortom are not the best of friends at the moment. The governor's interview of Tuesday, 24th August 2021 on the Channels TV program, Sunrise Daily, brought this to the fore. Samuel Ortom picked holes with the President's handling of the security situation in the country, his Insistence on open grazing and grazing reserves and his overbearing bias in favour of his Fulani ethnic group.

  8 months ago ago
Is Governor Samuel Ortom a Friend Or Enemy Of Fulani Herdsmen?

POLITICS

Governor Wike Reacts As Buhari Signs Controversial Petroleum Industry Bill

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reacted to the petroleum industry bill signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari, who is currently isolating at home, signed the controversial bill into law on Monday, August 16, 2021. In reaction to the development, Governor commended President Buhari for signing the bill.

  9 months ago ago
Governor Wike Reacts As Buhari Signs Controversial Petroleum Industry Bill

POLITICS

Presidential Aide Reveals Why President Muhammadu Buhari Sacked Two Ministers Yesterday

President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Femi Adesina has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari sacked two ministers. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari sacked two of his cabinet members yesterday. (Photo Credit - Premium Times Newspaper) The recent sacking of the two ministers has generated a lot of mixed reactions from many Nigerians on various social media platforms.

  8 months ago ago
Presidential Aide Reveals Why President Muhammadu Buhari Sacked Two Ministers Yesterday

ECONOMY-FINANCE

E-Naira Will Open New World Of Innovations.

eNaira Will Open New World Of Innovations – Experts. A photo collage of the CBN building and eNaira logo. A fintech expert, Ayowande Adaelemo has described the Nigerian Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), known as the eNaira, as a game-changer that will open a new world of innovations.

  6 months ago ago
E-Naira Will Open New World Of Innovations.

SOCIETY

"While I Was In New York, A Senior Citizen Received A Call That I Will Be Killed"- EFCC Chairman

The Economic Financial Crime Commission Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has disclosed that some people have been after his life since he became the chairman of the anti-corruption commission. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a program on Channels TV, Abdulrasheed Bawa disclosed that while he was away in New York, a very senior citizen informed him that some Nigerians are after his life.

  11 months ago ago

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Governor Diri Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu's Arrest, Buhari Decorates Chief Of Army Staff

Governor Diri Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu's Arrest Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has questioned why the President Muhammadu Buhari government arrested a leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and did not pick up a renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, over his alleged link to bandits.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Governor Diri Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu's Arrest, Buhari Decorates Chief Of Army Staff

POLITICS

4 Things Said By Governor Ortom In His Interview That Might Have Caused The Presidency To React

The Executive Governor of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom, have come under attack by the presidency, following the interview he had on the Sunrise Daily, a Breakfast Programme that comes up on Channels TV. The presidency reacted in a message by the senior special assistant on media, and publicity, Garba Shebi,

  8 months ago ago
4 Things Said By Governor Ortom In His Interview That Might Have Caused The Presidency To React

POLITICS

"Democracy won in my polling unit. I did not lose." - Gov El-rufai.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai announced that All progressive congress party, APC did not tamper with the voting machines nor did they manipulate the results of the recently concluded state local government elections. El Rufai said that the victory of the People's Democratic Party in his polling unit in the election shows that the APC under his watch stands for fairness and integrity and so did not tamper with the voting machine or results.

  8 months ago ago

MILITARY

Today's Headlines:Corps Members Can Be Mobilzed For War - NYSC DG, Senate Rules Out New Constitution

Corps Members Can Be Mobilized For War - NYSC DG Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has stated that corps members can be mobilized for war if necessary, as part of Nigeria's national defense policy. While reacting to proposals to dismantle the NYSC scheme due to the increasing security scenario in the country on Channels Television's "Sunrise Daily" breakfast show on Wednesday, Ibrahim argued that corps members are on reserve because they are educated and knowledgable to be trained.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Corps Members Can Be Mobilzed For War - NYSC DG, Senate Rules Out New Constitution

POLITICS

Southern Govs should stop ganging up, issuing threats to get 2023 Presidency –Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano State, has urged that the 17 Southern governors should cease "ganging up" and "threaten[ing]" for the presidency in 2023. Shekarau, who represents Kano Central District in the Senate, claimed this on Channels Television's "Sunrise Daily" breakfast program, which The PUNCH observed on Monday.

  7 months ago ago
Southern Govs should stop ganging up, issuing threats to get 2023 Presidency –Shekarau

CAREER-JOBS

Acute Poverty and Unemployment are Fuelling Insecurity in the North - Col. Hassan Stan-Labo.

Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo, a former Army Officer who was a guest on Sunrise Daily on Thursday while reacting to the security summit report stated that government must not give up. The government must exploit every advantage coming out of the economic areas of strength like Agriculture, Mining, Tourism, Sport, etc.

  10 months ago ago
Acute Poverty and Unemployment are Fuelling Insecurity in the North - Col. Hassan Stan-Labo.

ENTERTAINMENT

NBC Queries Channels TV Over Ortom Interview

The National Broadcasting Commission has questioned Channels Television over Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom's "inciting, divisive, and unjust statements" on the TV's "Sunrise Daily" breakfast show on Tuesday. NBC informed the television station in a letter headed "Notice of Infraction."

  8 months ago ago
NBC Queries Channels TV Over Ortom Interview

ECONOMY-FINANCE

EFCC chairman explains how a minister laundered $37 million through a real estate deal.

Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has identified the real estate sector as one that is rife with large-scale corruption in the country. According to the EFCC's director, around 90 to 100 percent of resources are laundered through the sector each year.

  11 months ago ago
EFCC chairman explains how a minister laundered $37 million through a real estate deal.

POLITICS

Femi Adesina explains why President Buhari removed two of his ministers.

The removal of two ministers and subsequent reshuffle, according to presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina, is a method to reenergize the Buhari administration. On Channels Television's Sunrise Daily on Thursday, Adesina claimed the ministers were not replaced because of poor or weak performance, but rather to consolidate on "legacy performance."

  8 months ago ago
Femi Adesina explains why President Buhari removed two of his ministers.