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World Breastfeeding Week: C’River State Govt advocate forBreastfeeding as survival strategy for newborns and infants…. even duringCOVID-19 Lockdown

The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu has joined the rest of the world to call for improved access to skilled counselling which will help nursing mothers build their resolve to breast feed their babies throughout the required duration even in the COVID-19 pandemic lock down. She lends her voice alongside World […]

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Intercessory Prayers: Group devotes Day 19 to divine wisdom for President Buhari, security hierarchy to surmount insecurity

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) says Day 19 of its ongoing 21-day intercessory prayers is dedicated to praying for President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s security architecture.  The group, consisting of Muslim and Christian faithful across the country made this known during its meeting on Thursday at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.  […]

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Boko Haram: Nigerians vow to champion mass campaign, public awareness against insurgency to complement military’s efforts

A group of well-meaning Nigerians, under the aegis of Initiative for One Nigeria (ION), have vowed to hold massive campaigns to create awareness in support of the military’s efforts in the war against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.   Speaking at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, Secretary-General, Comrade Ohene Dominic Ejembi, said there is need for active participation by all […]

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COVID-19: FG’ll explore all avenues for vaccines, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government would explore all available avenues in development and distribution of vaccines against Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Osinbajo, in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, gave this assurance during a virtual meeting with representatives of the BNT162 COVID-19 vaccine candidate on […]

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Our Governors and the security threats in northern Nigeria

It is now a common sight for governors to sprint to Abuja to seek respite each time there’s perceived security breach in their respective states. They do so at a lightning pace. Usain Bolt will feel like a proud father.  In their customary pattern, the governors are billed to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari again […]

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Lack of political collaboration, not military sabotage responsible for the resurgence of Boko Haram, ex-Senate President, Ebute writes Governors Forum

Third Republic Senate President, Senator Ameh Ebute, says a lack of political collaboration and not sabotage on the military’s part is behind renewed Boko Haram/ISWAP activities in the country.  The elder statesman made this known in an open letter to the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) on Wednesday. According to Senator Ebute, while Boko Haram/ISWAP threats have almost […]

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How smuggling, politics fuel Boko Haram in Borno

Terrorists activities in Borno State has refused to abate due to the flourishing but illegal business of smuggling in some local councils in the state as well due to the interests of some politicians who benefit from the lingering crisis, our investigations have revealed. Terrorists activities by Boko Haram which started in 2009 has refused […]

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CODIV-19: SGF submits new recommendations to Buhari

*Says states not enforcing regulations The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has identified non enforcement of regulations by states as one of the key challenges facing the efforts being made to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Mustapha disclosed […]