Killings: ‘Miyetti Allah leadership needs to be interrogated’ — Gowon

July 22, Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd), has expressed serious concerns over the security situation in the country, saying that the situation if not immediately addressed, could lead to a religious war. Gowon spoke on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi, when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom to commiserate with the government and the people of ...

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‘Gbenga Sesan Calls for End to Taxes on Social Media, Blogging in Africa

A digital rights expert and the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, ‘Gbenga Sesan has called for an end to attempts by governments in Africa to impose taxes on the digital platforms, saying such attempts are dangerous to the economic and democratic development on the continent. Sesan made this call on Thursday at the 2018 Tanzania School of Internet Governance where ...

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Venia Business Hub Holds Co-working Conference In July!

The 2018 edition of Co-working conference is billed to hold on Thursday 26th July, 2018 at IMAX Filmhouse, Lekki, Lagos. The conference which is an annual gathering  of policy makers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, including the media and coworking space operators will see stakeholders discuss salient issues affecting the growth and development of co-working spaces in Nigeria. Kola Oyeneyin, CEO, ...

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MyEvents Intl. Ltd partners with Global Brands to host Nigerian Social Media Summit 2018!

MyEvents International Limited in partnership with top global brands are set to host the First Edition Nigerian Social Media Summit 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. Mr Adoki, Founder and Director of My Events International Limited has made this known today while addressing the media and pressmen at a media briefing in Abuja. According to him, the importance and positive impacts of ...

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FPP urges farmers and herders association to sustain peace ties

Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) welcomes the resolution of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in which both associations agreed to jointly address the issue of farmers and herdsmen clashes in Nigeria. We are happy that All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) also agreed with FPP that the crisis ravaging the ...

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Nigeria unveils her National Carrier “Nigeria Air”!

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Sirika said the national carrier is Nigeria Air. During the unveiling, the minister said, “this will be a National Carrier that is Private sector-led and driven. It is a business, not a ...

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CS-SUNN introduces “PINNS Project” to tackle Malnutrition Challenge in Nigeria!

Civil Society Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), a non-profit coalition, made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has food and  adequate nutrition has introduced a multi-sectoral project tagged Partnership for Improving Nigeria Nutrition Systems (PINNS) at a Media Roundtable in Abuja yesterday. Speaking at the Project Inception Media Roundtable, Beatrice ...

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Nigerian Senate Kicks off her First National Assembly Open Week in Abuja!

The Nigerian Senate has kicked off First National Assembly (NASS) Open Week 2018 yesterday, 16th July, in Abuja. NASS Open week is a 4 day event  which aims at promoting public knowledge and understanding of the workings of the legislature and create an opportunity for interaction between legislators and key stakeholders. The event which is being facilitated by the National Institute for ...

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#EkitiGuber2018: Civil society Coalition Disregards Final Results,To Release Findings by Wednesday

Coalition of observer groups and Civil Society Organisations that observed and monitored the Saturday July 14th Governorship elections in Ekiti State have condemned the announcement of the All Progressives Congress APC candidate John Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the elections. In a press statement, the group said the election does not reflect what they saw on ground and its ...

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Killings: Senator urges Buhari to declare state-of-emergency in Zamfara

A former member of the National Assembly, Sen. Saidu Dansadau, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in Zamfara over incessant killings in the state. Dansadau, who is the Chairman, National Rescue Movement (NRM), made the call while briefing newsmen on the state of Zamfara on Thursday in Abuja. He recalled that he had in 2016 written to ...

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