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Sokoto's Tambuwal becomes the first governor to form a cabinet as lawmakers approve his commissioners

GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal has become the first chief executive in the country to constitute his cabinet after the Sokoto State House of Assembly approved his list of commissioner nominees yesterday.

 

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Nigeria’s Declaration of Economic Independence 

By Ayo Akinfe 

Today is June 7. On this very day in 1776, Richard Lee from Virginia moved the US Declaration of Independence in Congress. In Nigeria, June 12 is our Democracy Day, how about someone moves our Declaration of Economic Independence in the National Assembly today and it gets adopted into law on June 12.

Here are the kind of things I would like to see in this document:

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Voice of Northern Christian Movement in Nigeria report El-Rufai to Donald Trump over Kaduna Christians

MEMBER of the civil society group the Voice of Northern Christian Movement in Nigeria (VNCMN) have reported Kaduna State's Governor Nasir El-Rufai to US President Donald Trump accusing him of persecuting Christians within the state.

 

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Imo State medical doctors call off their two month strike after meeting with Ihedioha

STRIKING members of the Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have called off their two-month-long industrial action after meeting with Governor Emeka Ihedioha and reaching a deal.

 

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria denies planning to attack the southeast

FULANI herdsmen bogy the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has denied rumours it is planning to launch an attack across the southeast geo-political zone saying talk about it planning to forcefully confiscate grazing land is untrue.

 

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Andy Ruiz to demand £50m for rematch against Anthony Joshua later on this year

WORLD heavyweight boxing champion Andy Ruiz has demanded £50m from boxing promoters for his rematch against Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua after the Nigerian-born Briton triggered the clause calling for a second fight later this year.

 

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Nigerian Christian Elders Forum writes to UK Parliament saying Buhari is pursuing an Islamic jihad

FORMER defence minister Lt General Theophilus Danjuma has told the UK Parliament that President Muhammadu Buhari is pursuing an Islamist jihad in Nigeria and is thus not serious about tackling Muslim extremist groups like Boko Haram.

 

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Let D-Day be a reminder to us that the main cause of our under-development is our intellectual laziness


By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Today is June 6, so I simply have to write about D-Day, as on this very day 75 years ago in 1944, history was created. In an unprecedented act of bravery, courage, valour, creativity, audacity and initiative, some 150,000 men were landed on an 80km stretch off the Normandy coast of France within 24 hours 

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APC chairman says Ohaneze Ndigbo is being unfair to Buhari by calling his tenure a nightmare for Ndigbo

PAN-Igbo umbrella body Ohaneze Ndigbo has been told by the chairman of the Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it was not being fair to President Muhammadu Buhari with its criticism of his first term in office.

 

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Ihedioha warns Okorocha that he will use security agencies to probe his eight years in office

GOVERNOR Emeka Ihedioha has issued a stern warning to his immediate past predecessor Rochas Okorocha saying that those who looted the state treasury must and will be made to account for their actions.

 

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