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Osinbajo inaugurates 15 permsecs, gives 2 ministers portfolios

By Donald Ugwu The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday inaugurated 15 permanent secretaries and also assigned portfolios to the two ministers sworn-in  two weeks ago. The ceremony  preceded the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. Prof. Stephen Ochei was assigned the minister of State for Labour and employment while Mr Suleiman Hassan

Nigeria’s Ogunlesi ceases to be Trump’s adviser

Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished CEOs counselling him via two councils on how to “Make America Great Again”. Trump sacked Ogunlesi on Twitter, when  he announced the dissolution of

ICC probing Fulani herdsmen attacks- HURIWA

Nneoma Ndibe The Humans Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) said that incessant well-coordinated attacks of diverse farming communities all across Nigeria by armed Fulani herdsmen are already being investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC). HURIWA in a statement on Wednesday by the National Coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director

Nigerian troops kill over 10 Boko Haram terrorists

Recover logistics, rustled animals Organises civil-military relations seminar Ibrahim Uba Yusuf      The Nigerian troops of 8 Task Force Division have In continuation of ongoing efforts to deny terrorists freedom of action in its Area of Responsibility,  neutralised over 10 Boko Haram terrorists in Maza village in Marte Local Government Areas (LGA) of Borno

Quit notice: October 1 threat imminent, victim of Abuja market attack warns

Says Southerners no longer safe *Bemoans govt silence, insensitivity to threat Babatunde Opalana  Consequent upon Tuesday’s clash between groups seems to be loyal to and against President Muhammadu Buhari at the popular Wuse Market in Abuja, one of the victims whose business entity was vandalized, Mr. Debi Ofoye warned the leadership

At 76, Gen. IBB sustains his essential rhythm

By Sufuyan Ojeifo   Editor’ note:  IBB is 76 on Thursday, August 17.  This succinct piece attempts to interrogate the issue that he has, somewhat, become in and around the politics of Nigeria and how he has sustained his relevance with his endorsement of the advocacy for restructuring of Nigeria. The month of August

Hate Songs: Can Nigeria Survive the Centrifugal Tendencies Tearing the Country Apart?

By Amb. Ozo Nwobu I could not believe that such bile could be harboured and quietly concealed by one ethnic group against another until I heard the hate song by an unknown Hausa female artist against the Igbos. Even with my smattering knowledge of Hausa, I was horrified at the venomous