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Nigeria’s presidential candidates should use the occasion of Father’s Day to draw up radical food programmes such as the growing of 20 foot high sugarcane crops

Ayo Akinfe

[1] I have always dreamt of Nigeria being part of a nation that accounts for about 20% of global food production

[2] We are already the world’s sixth largest farms goods producer and have a key advantage when it comes to producing tropical crops

[3] As we speak we are the world’s number one producer of cassava, yam, shea nuts, cocoyam, melon seeds, kolanuts, etc

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Catholic bishop of Enugu suspends Reverend Father Mbaka from all church activities

CONTROVERSIAL Catholic clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has been banned from having anything to do with the church for the foreseeable future by the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese Bishop Calistus Onaga in response to his recent political utterances.

 

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Emmanuel Osadebe signs two year deal with Bradford City hoping it will lead to a Super Eagles career

NIGERIA-eligible midfielder Emmanuel Osadebe has just signed a two year deal with English League Two side Bradford City and declared that he hopes this move will spur his development to the point whereby he will become a Super Eagles player.

 

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I am sure Peter Obi has observed from his recent visit to Egypt that whoever becomes Nigeria's next president needs to build about 10 new hydro-electric power plants with a capacity of about 1,000MW each

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Idah in Kogi State - River Niger
[2] Lokoja in Kogi State - River Niger
[3] Kaduna in Kaduna State - River Kaduna
[4] Illah in Delta State - River Niger
[5] Yola in Adamawa State - River Benue
[6] Lau in Taraba State - River Benue
[7] Makurdi in Benue State - River Benue
[8] Sagbama in Bayelsa State - River Niger
[9] Birnin Kebbi in Kebbi State - River Zamfara
[10] Gusau in Zamfara State - River Sokoto

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Supreme court rules that schoolgirls can now wear the hijab as part of their uniform

MUSLIM girls on Lagos State government-owned schools are now free to wear the head covering the hijab while in school after the Supreme Court of Nigeria ruled that their use was legal in a split decision this afternoon.

 

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Kano NLC opposes Ganduje's move to borrow N10bn for CCTV in emirate councils headquarters

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State is facing fierce oppositions to his plans to take out a N10bn ($24m) loan which he says he needs to fund the installation of CCTV cameras the five state emirate council headquarters.

 

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Ipob names those behind kidnapping across southeast saying they have been expelled from its ranks

SECESSIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has published the names of several individuals it believes are behind the ongoing spare of kidnappings across the southeast geo-political zone in a bid to dispel speculation that its members are involved.

 

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Reverend Father Mbaka to go and sin no more as it asks Peter Obi to forgive him

OHANAEZE Ndigbo has told the spiritual director of the Catholic Adoration Ministry in Enugu Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to go and sin no more in response to his recent criticism of former Anambra State governor and presidential candidate Peter Obi.

 

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Arsenal set to break club transfer record by offering Napoli €100m for Victor Osimhen

ENGLISH Premier League side Arsenal are contemplating breaking their transfer record during the current window and offering Italy's Napoli €100m for Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen.

 

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10 things Ifeanyi Okowa could bring to the table if he gets elected as Nigeria's vice president using his experience as Delta State governor

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Build a third River Niger crossing between Illah in Delta State and Nzom in Anambra State. Private developers will be used who will charge tolls to recoup their costs

[2] Build an artificial lake and dam to the north of Illah in Delta State that will power a hydro-electric plant to generate at least 2,000MW

[3] Build a fishing factory on the island of Mgba Ekuku Illah. This island is unique in that it is in the middle of the River Niger

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