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CAN meets Osinbajo over Islamic studies, North threat, killings, lists demands [Full text]

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday met Acting President Yemi Osinbajo behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation was led on the courtesy visit by its President, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle. At the meeting, CAN made five demands in a letter delivered to Osinbajo. The demands bothered on the following: “Change of obnoxious curriculum that ...

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Communication Minister Holds Press Briefing on Proposed 2017 Smart Cities Summit

The Honorable Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has called a Press Briefing on the proposed ‘Smart Cities Nigeria Summit’. The Press briefing which was held at the Honourable  Minister of Communication Conference Room was aimed at informing the general public on the implementation processes involved of this laudable project targeted at improving the Information Communication Technology in Nigeria. The read ...

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The East African Community Youth Council Bill, Three others sailed through first reading

Four crucial Bills has sailed through the First Reading at the floor of the East African Legislative Assembly in Arusha, Tanzania on 31 May 2017. The EAC Youth Council Bill, 2017, the EAC Mining Bill 2017, the EAC Appropriation Bill 2017 and the EAC Cross Border Trade in Professional Services Bill, 2017, were read for the first time yesterday and committed ...

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THE GENESIS OF LAUTECH CRISES: HAVE YOU EVER ASKED WHY?

By Diekola Adeleke To the average observer, the crisis currently besetting the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso began a few years ago under the control of the progressive governors of Oyo and Osun state, but anyone who is well informed and conversant with the historical antecedents regarding LAUTECH as an institution, will agree that the LAUTECH crisis emanated in ...

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Press Release: Nigeria Internet Governance Forum 2017

1.   The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG) in collaboration with the Government of Kaduna State and other stakeholders in the country is organizing special edition of the annual Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2017) in Kaduna state, with the overarching theme ‘’CONNECTING, SHAPING & EMPOWERING THE PEOPLE’’ . Date: 13 July 2017; Venue: the Umaru Musa ...

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A must Read! Emir Sanusi Bares his mind on Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba…The Problem of Nigeria!

The former Central Bank Governor, and Emir of Kano His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi the second , surprised guests present at the Muson Centre for the launching of the book of Sir Olaniwun Ajayi. Below is his unedited speech. “Let me start by saying that I am Fulani (laughter). My grandfather was an Emir also fulani my uncle and guardian ...

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“I still want to be President” – Donald Duke

The former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, has made it known that he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the opportunity presents itself. Duke spoke at a programme, “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders ‘’, held in Lagos. He said though he once aspired to the position but did not emerge the candidate of ...

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Ministry of Justice and Paradigm Initiative Hosted Law Enforcement Agencies at a Digital Rights and Cybercrimes Workshop

Participants at a workshop on Digital Rights and Cybercrimes have called for increased capacity building for law enforcement agencies on handling issues related to cybercrimes in Nigeria. The workshop which was organized by Paradigm Initiative in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Justice on Wednesday, 31st May 2017 focused primarily on section 24 and 38 of the Nigeria’s Cybercrimes (Prohibition, ...

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The Quit Notice on the Igbos and Its Acceptance: Sectional, Unconstitutional and Parochial

The attention of the Nigerian Youth Parliament has been drawn to the recent publication of the youths from the Northern extraction under the aegis of the Northern Nigerian Youth Coalition on its purported issuance of the quit notice on indigenes of the South Eastern States of our dear Nation. More worrisome is the rash acceptance of this balkanizing position by ...

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ECOWAS partners ICEED on cookstoves testing and standards

In collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREE) is training scientists and representatives of the clean cooking energy industry in West Africa on testing and standards. The training programme held at the ICEED Clean Energy Training Centre in Afikpo June 5 – 9, 2017 brings together ...

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