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Quit notice: IYC vow to retaliate attack on any southerner in the north

Ahead of the October 1 deadline by a coalition of northern youths for Igbos in the North to vacate the region, the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), worldwide has warned that an attack on anybody of southern extraction would be seen as declaration of war on the entire southern Nigeria and

Nigeria Rolls Out $2 Billion Brazil-Like Social-Welfare Plan

By David Malingha Doya Nigeria is rolling out its first national social-welfare program modeled partly on Brazil’s Bolsa Familia in a bid to boost a weak economy and curb poverty by giving cash to its poorest citizens and ensuring their children go to school. The government of Africa’s most-populous nation is investing

INC crisis: Dickson inaugurates 20-members committee to resolve

•Charges committee to also reconcile the Ijaw nation ...Jude Johnson  The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Friday in Yenagoa assembled leaders of thought in Ijaw nation to request their assistance and support to help in resolving issues affecting Ijaw ethnic nationality, especially the Ijaw National Congress (INC). The governor while

Id-El Fitr: Nigeria declares June 26-27 public holidays, advises against hate speech

...Jude Johnson      The Federal Government has declared Monday, 26th and Tuesday 27th June 2017 as Public Holiday to mark Id-El Fitr Celebration.   The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Government.   Dambazau announced this on Thursday through the Director Overseeing the Office of the Permanent

Taraba killings: Fulani group calls for state of emergency, deployment of troops

Claims 99 Persons, 17000 cows killed so far Accuses state govt of complicity, partisanship  ....Jude Johnson      The Pastoral Resolve, which is one of the umbrella group representing Fulani herdsmen has called on the Federal Government to immediately declaration of state of emergency in Taraba state in order to forestall further killings,

Quit notice: Organised labour cautioned against expulsion threat, hate speech

Calls for good governance  ...Jude Johnson    The leadership of organised labour union has condemned the recent quite notice order by the northern youth groups to expel Nigerians of Igbo extraction by October 1, 2017 as well as inciting threats and counter-threats by rival groups. This was the outcome of Thursday's world press

Religious studies: With 5-point demand, CAN calls for full disclosure on new curriculum

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN

Opposes merging of CRK, IRK and Civic Education •Says Adamu withholding truth  ...Jude Johnson The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has made a five-point demand, calling on the Federal Ministry of Education and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to publish the full details of the controversial new Curriculum of Education

Curriculum: Stop playing politics with Education

- NERDC warns politicians, 'mischief makers' ...Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Educational Research And Development Council (NERDC) appeal to politicians and fifth columnist to desist from dragging educational issues into political confusion capable of destabilising the education sector and mortgaging the future of the upcoming generation of Nigerians. Executive Secretary of NERDC, Prof. Ismail Junaidu