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Archbishop Kaigama decries high cost of foodstuffs; Huge loans without impact on people’s lives; Warns, don’t divert N12.3 billion agric subsidy

***Flays lavish funerals by Nigerians ***says don’t distance yourselves from grandparents, elderly cos of COVID – 19 The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama has condemned the escalation in the prices of foodstuffs, noting that the problem was also biting hard in his home. The Cleric, in his Homily, delivered …

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No Nigerian parent plays with education, Buhari tells Summit; Welcomes Commonwealth support on security, climate change, others 

No Nigerian parent jokes with education, as they know that if their children or wards missed the opportunity of being educated, they have missed a lot, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared. Speaking during a panel session Thursday at the Global Education Summit in London, the President according to a statement …

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Terrorism: Let judicial process run its course, Buhari, UK’s Johnson agree at bilateral meeting 

President Muhammadu Buhari and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, Thursday, appraised the war against different forms of terrorism in Nigeria, and agreed that the judicial process be allowed to run its course. Holding bilateral talks at the sidelines of the Global Education Summit in London, the two leaders, according …

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Kyari assures AKK Gas Pipeline Project ‘ll be delivered on schedule, create prosperity

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has assured that the ongoing 614 kilometres Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project would be delivered on schedule, create prosperity through massive job opportunities and guarantee peace for the country. A statement by the Group General …

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Kanu subjected to dehumanising conditions in DSS detention – lawyer tells court; Plea to be moved to Kuje Correctional Centre rejected

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, July 26, 2021 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday declined the request of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to be moved to Kuje Correctional Service Centre. Justice Binta Nyako, in a ruling, turned down the application by Nnamdi’s Lawyer, …

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Mazi Nnamdi Kanu may be tried secretly under Nigeria laws that allow restricted terrorism trial; Ezeife, Uwazurike, Ojobu to represent Ohanaeze at trial

It has been revealed that the Nigerian government may rely on a 2013 law, to try the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who is expected to appear in court tomorrow, Monday, July 26, 2021. This is as the Professor George Obiozor-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, …

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Nelson Mandela, synonymous with fight for justice – Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Chief

By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, July 21, 2021 UN Deputy Secretary-General, Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, has hailed Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black President, describing him as exemplifying “courage, compassion and an unwavering commitment to social justice and equality.” Mohammed told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday in New York at …

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Igboho is chained, treated like animal in Benin Republic – Lawyer; Extradition hearing holds today; May not be returned to Nigeria

•Detained Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho  By YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE Following the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Sunday Igboho) on Monday, his legal representative, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), has alleged that his client is facing inhumane treatment as well as harrowing torture and pains in police custody …

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Buhari applauds Air Force Pilot’s gallantry; How God helped me to escape – Flt. Lt. Dairo  

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the gallant pilot of the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, who successfully ejected from an aircraft that came under “intense ground fire from bandits” in Zamfara State, Northwest, at the weekend. The President, who was briefed on the successful operation by …

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