First in class of education and leadership -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Unhappy is the country whose leader is not properly educated. Going to school is a matter of urgent national importance unless Nigerians want to submit to the thesis of Boko Haram that “Western education is unwanted.”  Incidentally, coming first in…

Buhari tells Jos, other warring communities to give peace a chance, shun retributive violence

The Presidency wishes to assure all citizens that as a government, the administration is on top of events and is moving ahead with force to crush the perpetrators of the recent incidents of unrest in Plateau State. Senior Special Assistant…

7 years after abduction, Chibok girl returns with 2 kids, reunites with family

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Saturday in Maiduguri, received Ruth Pogu, one of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents seven years ago at the Government Secondary School Chibok. The Chibok girl returned with two…

Chibok girl, Mary Katambi, graduates with 2.1

Chibok girl, Mary Katambi, has graduated from the American University of Nigeria (AUN) with a 2.1 degree in accounting.  “I could not graduate with first-class honours, but I am delighted to say my determination, consistency and hard work has paid…

My‌ ‌jet‌ ‌shot‌ ‌at‌ ‌with‌ ‌explosives,‌ ‌flight‌ ‌controls‌ ‌destroyed‌ ‌-Pilot‌

Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, who survived bandits’ onslaught in the air, gave a detailed account of how he survived, said he attributed his survival to God. In his testimony which was made viral on social media platforms, said he had…

Army arrests Boko Haram informant in Yobe

Troops of Sector 2 of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Nigerian Army, have arrested a Boko Haram informant, Abor Kawu, for espionage activities in Yobe State. Kawu was alleged to be providing information on the movements of troops along the Katarko/Gujba…

Where is Abubakar Shekau?

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, has allegedly suffered serious injuries after trying to kill himself to avoid capture during clashes with rival Islamic State-allied jihadists in northern Nigeria. According to one intelligence source on Thursday, “Shekau shot himself in the…

Post-Covid-19 Pandemic, Nigeria and France must seize the chance to strengthen military and economic ties – Muhammadu Buhari

Today, leaders from across Africa meet in Paris to discuss plans to recover from the impact of a common enemy – COVID-19. But for African nations from across the Sahel region and beyond, the issues are inseparable from the fight…

How to make Nigeria safe again – Ehi Braimah

Recently, Abubakar Sani Bello, the governor of Niger State, lamented openly that no place was safe anymore – not even Abuja. As you watch the video clip where the governor spoke to reporters with so much uneasiness, you immediately sense…

My driver, secretary are Christians, I’m not a terrorist – Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda were misconstrued. The minister also said he has no issues with Christians, adding that his personal driver, secretary and…

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