Monthly Archives: May 2024

Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway: Tinubu Commends Dangote, Describes Project As 10th Wonder Of The World

…We consider this project CSR – Dangote President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the newly commissioned Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway as the Tenth Wonder of the World. This is just as he commended the President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, for his selflessness in actualising the project. President Tinubu, represented by Senate President Godswill Akpabio, enthused that the 37-kilometer road, ...

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Soludo Gets Standing Ovation As Champion Newspaper Gov Of The Year Award On Infrastructure And Rural Development

The Eko Hotel and Suite, Convention Center in Lagos was filled to the brim Saturday, May 25, 2024 when Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, received the Champion Group of Newspapers man of the Year award on infrastructure and rural development A statement from the press secretary to Governor Soludo, Mr. Christian Aburime, noted that the award, which was received on ...

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First Year Anniversary: ‘It’s Time To Publish Your Assets’, SERAP Tells Tinubu

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Bola Tinubu to “use the anniversary of your first year in office as an opportunity to demonstrate your oft-expressed commitment to democracy, accountability, and openness in government by immediately publishing your asset declaration form.” SERAP urged him “to encourage your Vice-President Kashim Shettima, ministers, and state governors to also widely publish ...

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Atiku Eulogises Clark At 97

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark on the celebration of his 97th birthday anniversary. A press statement signed by Atiku’s media adviser, Paul Ibe, remarks the former Vice President as describing Chief Clark as, “a significant pillar from the old order that fortifies our fortress.” According to the press statement, “Chief Clark ...

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State Police Vs The Rest Of Us

By Isidore Emeka Uzoatu The recent ‘abduction’ or otherwise of Madu Onuorah, the MD of Abuja-based Global Upfront Newspapers has once more raised the recurrent issue of the establishment of state police commands. Like can be seen, all our forces from the army to the navy, through to the air force, police and civil defence, never fail to occasionally overstep ...

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Soyinka As Okonkwo In ‘Things Fall Apart’

By Val. Obienyem Prof. Wole Soyinka is a distinguished Nigerian whose contributions to literature and politics are globally recognized. However, despite his achievements, he sometimes fails to heed that each profession, especially in his writings, has the moral obligation to be understood or keep quiet. I read Soyinka’s comments about Mr. Peter Obi with a heavy heart, troubled by the ...

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My Reinstatement Is Will Of God – Emir Sanusi

  The 16th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II on Friday attributed his reinstatement on the throne to the intervention and will of God. The Emir had received his letter of appointment from the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf at the Government House in Kano. Sanusi was dethroned in 2020 after a fallout with the former governor Abdullahi Ganduje. While ...

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Anambra: Kidnapped Catholic Priest Regains Freedom

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Basil Gbuzuo, who was kidnapped on May 15, 2024 along Nkpor-Obosi axis has regained his freedom. This was made possible through the onerous efforts of the joint security task team of Anambra State Government and well meaning citizens. In a statement, the press secretary to Governor Chukwuma Soludo, Mr. Christian Aburime, said the State Government ...

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