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irrespective of differences in religion, we’re all human beings first- CAN

irrespective of differences in religion, we’re all human beings first- CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria marked the 45th anniversary of its existence recently. The President of the Association, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, presented awards to worthy Nigerians. For me, the highlight was the award given to Imam Abubakar Abdullahi. The Imam is the religious leader who gave protection to people who weren’t of the same religion...

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Nigeria needs leader to stabilise, restructure economy, says Atiku

Nigeria needs leader to stabilise, restructure economy, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday challenged the Federal Government to tackle the decay in the power sector, saying Nigeria can no longer afford to be relegated to the backseat in a technology driven world. He also said that Nigeria needed a leader that would develop the country through restructuring and put the country...

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PDP govs not mounting pressure on Secondus to withdraw suit –Makinde

PDP govs not mounting pressure on Secondus to withdraw suit –Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has denied that members of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum are mounting pressure on the outgoing National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, to withdraw his case against the party from court. Makinde also denied having presidential or vice-presidential ambition in the 2023 general elections. This is...

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How we killed Obasanjo’s third term, says Nnamani, Buhari hails ex-Senate President

How we killed Obasanjo’s third term, says Nnamani, Buhari hails ex-Senate President

A former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, has hailed the book, ‘Standing Strong’, authored by a former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani, which focuses on the alleged attempts by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to extend his tenure in office. Danjuma, who served as defence minister in Obasanjo’s cabinet in the early 2000s, was...

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Anambra polls: Soludo mocks Andy Uba over campaign kickoff

Anambra polls: Soludo mocks Andy Uba over campaign kickoff

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the Anambra State November poll, Chukwuma Soludo, has mocked his All Progressives Congress counterpart, Senator Andy Uba, over his inability to kick off his governorship election campaign. Soludo, in a statement by the director of media of his campaign organization,C- Don Adinuba, said the delay for...

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Nothing must stop Anambra governorship election – Buhari tells service chiefs

Nothing must stop Anambra governorship election – Buhari tells service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly directed service chiefs to ensure that nothing stops the Anambra government election scheduled to hold on November 6.  National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) disclosed this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of Thursday’s security meeting chaired by the president. Monguno said the directive was given...

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Hoodlums raze Imo police station amidst downpour, free suspects

Hoodlums raze Imo police station amidst downpour, free suspects

Hoodlums on Thursday set ablaze the Isiala Mbano divisional police headquarters in Imo State. The hoodlums, who also set detained suspects free, struck amidst a downpour. Clutching explosives, the attackers reportedly struck around 7pm. UGAMATV  recalls that some gunmen on March 19 set the same police division on fire. Aside from freeing suspects in detention,...

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Miyetti Allah disowns herdsmen over killing of female farmer in Enugu

Miyetti Allah disowns herdsmen over killing of female farmer in Enugu

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly attacked two Enugu communities, killing one and injuring another. The communities are Ugwujoro Nimbo, in the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, and Awha-Ndiagu, in the Ezeagu LGA of the state. UGAMATV gathered that the attack at Awha-Ndiagu took place on Saturday, where a young man, Celestine Obieze, was cut with machetes....

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We are proud of your achievements – NIA tells Ishaku

We are proud of your achievements – NIA tells Ishaku

The Nigerian Institute of Architects, on Thursday, said they were proud of the outstanding achievements and contributions of Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State to the development of Nigeria through his public policies. President of the Institute, Arc. Sonny Echono who stated this on Thursday commended the Governor for his remarkable progress achieved in the...

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Hoodlums burn Enugu shop, truck, Ebonyi, Imo, Abia roads deserted

Hoodlums burn Enugu shop, truck, Ebonyi, Imo, Abia roads deserted

The sit-at-home declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday in the South-East to protest against the incarceration and trial of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was observed by residents in the region. In Enugu State, some hoodlums suspected to be enforcing the sit-at-home order set ablaze a shop and a container-bearing truck at Eke-Obinagu...