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By George Onmonya Daniel Solidaridad‘s two day workshop on their efforts to revive oil palm production in Nigeria and place Nigeria among the top oil palm production on the globe opened my eyes to the reality of the wonder the Agriculture sector can do to Nigeria in the revival of Nigeria’s economy. In September I […]
The kidnappers of nine students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state, have reportedly demanded N270 million ransom for their release They were kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna highway on Sunday by suspected Fulani bandits . That hihheag has been plagued by recurrent incidents of kidnappings since President Buhari took over power in 2015.
By George Onmonya Daniel Covid 19 took the world by surprise and shutdown the whole world for months in 2020. The shutdown was not just shutting down a country, people were shutdown in their houses, were advised not to go near their neighbours. It was something unimaginable, stuff out of Hollywood movies talking of end of […]
When the All Progressive Congress took charge of the affairs of our dear nation in 2015, it did not pretend about its intentions to incapacitate the judiciary. From the early days of President Muhammadu Buhari in office, an onslaught was launched on the Judiciary. Homes of eminent Justices were raided by the DSS, Men who […]
BY George Onmonya Daniel Those who don’t support the EndSARS protest, mostly because of primordial sentiments, are wrapping some form of conspiracy theory around it all to change the narrative that it is a Western conspiracy to end Nigeria. That’s exactly what Iliyasu Gadu article published in Daily Trust of 25th October, 2020, attempts to […]
Many are feared dead as throughout Monday morning till Tuesday, from Abuja to Lagos, Kano to Jos, Port Harcourt to Ibadan, and all over Nigeria, where young people are protesting peacefully over police brutality, government thugs are seen in multiple videos laughing attacks on peaceful protesters. In Apo in Abuja, Apo mechanic village, Kabusa junction, […]
Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany, NEWISSUES has learnt. NEWISSUES understands that he ran the test on Saturday based on medical advice, although he was not exhibiting any symptoms. The result came back on Monday positive and he has gone into […]
Former Vice President and Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’ son, test positive to Coronavirus. Atiku Abubakar announced it in a tweet telling Nigerians to pray for him and that Coronavirus is real. https://twitter.com/atiku/status/1241855367438651394?s=21 Most Nigerians are still not taking the pandemic seriously enough, especially government, as activities continues normally all over the nation.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Friday, reduced the seven years jail term of a Nigerian activist convicted for falsely accusing a public official of corruption. The appellate court reduced the jail term to two years. Ibrahim Wala, popularly called I G Wala, was jailed on April 15, 2019, by Justice Yusuf Halilu of […]
By Adamu Dodo The Federal Medical Centre FMC Jabi, Abuja, Nigeria is set to introduce hospital paupers fund. The new Medical Director of the health facility, Prof. Sa’ad Aliyu Ahmad is passionate about compassionate, which could not be unconnected to his aristocratic lineage. Prof. Sa’ad, having taken cognisance of the growing number of the indigent […]
Coronavirus has killed more people in Italy than in any other country, after deaths there rose by 427 in a day. The number of deaths now stands at 3,405, which is more than in China where the virus originated last year. There have been 3,245 reported deaths in China, but there have been questions over […]
The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country. The ministry said it is part of measures to contain the spread of the virus. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Sunny Echono, confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES Thursday night. […]