Monthly Archives: September 2022

South -East Is Close To My Heart, Atiku Declares In Enugu

Being Remarks by Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, at the meeting with Leaders and Stakeholders of the South East Zone of the PDP. 27 September, 2022. Protocol: Let me begin by sincerely apologizing to the leaders and stakeholders of the South East zone who got the notice ...

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World-Class Young Nigerian Gymnasts Thrill Osinbajo

At once impressionable and impressive, vibrant and agile youngsters fascinated the Vice President yesterday with scintillating gymnastics and acrobatic displays alongside stories of their experiences in national and international tournaments winning laurels for Nigeria, yet unsung. They are the world-class gymnasts from TIG International Gymnastics Club, Abuja, a private sporting club whose members, on Monday, visited Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, ...

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FG Makes U-turn, Withdraws Order Asking Varsities To Reopen

The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission, on Monday, withdrew its circular which ordered vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities. The PUNCH had reported earlier that a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 was addressed to all vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors, and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities, ordering them to re-open universities. However, in another circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136, which was ...

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Iran Protest At Enforced Hijab Sparks Online Debate And Feminist Calls For Action Across Arab World

Balsam Mustafa, University of Warwick Iranian authorities have cracked down on protests which erupted after the death in custody of a 22-year-old woman who was arrested by the morality police for not wearing the hijab appropriately. The death of Mahsa Amini who was reportedly beaten after being arrested for wearing her hijab “improperly” sparked street protests. Unrest has spread across ...

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Why We Must Maintain Momentum Built On MSMEs, By Osinbajo

The momentum built in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector by the Buhari administration in the last seven years must be maintained given its crucial position in the economy. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated this on Monday when he received members of the Made in Nigeria Project led by Mr Adedeji Alebiosu, on a courtesy visit to ...

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Sanwo-Olu, SGF, Sultan, CAN President Task Nigerians On Peace, Justice 

•As Governor urges people to be cautious of utterances, actions about 2023 elections  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, and leaders of the Nigeria Inter-Religion Council (NIREC) have called on Nigerians, irrespective of religious and ethnic differences to work together for peace and justice in country. Sanwo-Olu, Mustapha and ...

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Aftermath Of Revolution And War

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War…The Aftermath by Alexander A. Madiebo; ArtRelated Limited, Lagos; 2022; 495pp When this book, The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafra War, was first published in 1980 by Fourth Dimension Publishing Co. Ltd, Enugu, it earned high critical acclaim as a forthright account of the Nigerian tragedies of coups and a war. ...

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NSCDC Clears St. Christopher, Halogen And Accurate Guards Securities To Resume Operations

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command has cleared three companies out of the thirteen private security companies the command apprehended its personnel and stopped their operations in the state following raid on some private security outfits across the State. Commandant Isidore Chukwudi Chikere, the Anambra State Commandant made this known at the State Command Headquarters Awka ...

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To Keep Nigeria One, Everyone Should Be Obi/Datti Compliant — Afenifere

The Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere, has given clarification on the reason behind its support for the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi. This clarification was contained in a press conference addressed on Monday in Lagos by the Afenifere Leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo. The full statement reads, “Before the political parties conducted their  primaries, a journalist asked what ...

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2023 Presidential Campaign: Atiku Appoints Saraki, Anyim, Shekarau, Others As Special Advisers

Ahead of the commencement of the 2023 election campaign on Wednesday, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has made key appointments of Special Advisers aimed at strengthening his presidential campaign team. The appointees are former Senate Presidents, Dr. Bukola Saraki as Special Envoy to the presidential candidate and Senator Pius ...

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