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Garba Shehu: President Buhari broke down in tears at Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, broke down in tears when he met with parents of the 110 schoolgirls that were recently abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Dapchi, Yobe.

Senator Abe’s wife urges women to pray for Dapchi girls

Wife of the senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Mrs. Bariyaah Abe, has called on Nigerian women to intercede for the kidnapped female students of Government Girls Science Technical School, Dapchi, Yobe State and their mothers.

Thank God, I am not a woman!

Globally, women’s rights are not guaranteed and well-respected. In Nigeria, nay Africa, the fate of women is worse off. It is said that poverty bears the face of a woman. Legally, culturally, socially, educationally, economically and politically, Nigerian women are discriminated against. This is heart-wrenching!

Black Panther: Mixed reactions as movie hits record $1 billion

Some Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions to the success of superhero flick, ‘Black Panther’, especially as the film hits a box office record of 1 billion dollars.

Dapchi abduction: NGOs call on federal govt to ensure safe release of girls

Civil Coalition Action on Education for All and other NGOs have called on the Federal Government to ensure the safe release of Dapchi School girls abducted on Feb. 19.

Tony Ezimakor: Some DSS personnel were praying with me every night

Detained Bureau Chief of Daily Independent newspaper, Tony Ezimakor, who was released unconditionally after seven days in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS), has said some personnel were praying with him every night for his release.

NAICOM suspends composite insurance license

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has suspended issuance of composite licence to any interested insurance investor as it has described it as inappropriate to operate a composite company.

CDHR calls for restructuring of Nigeria

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights has called for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing it as a trite demand which “requires all the will and commitment necessary.”

Dapchi abduction: President Buhari a failure – Bishop Fagbemi

Bishop of Owo Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Right Reverend Stephen Fagbemi, has said that the weakness of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been exposed following the recent abduction of more than 100 girls in Dapchi, Yobe State.

Dapchi: Calls for resignation of service chiefs in order – Rep Adebutu

A member of the House of Representatives, Oladipupo Adebutu, on Saturday, backed the call for the resignation of the Service Chiefs in the country just as he slammed the present administration for not doing enough in providing security for lives and property across the federation.

Rep Adebutu: President Buhari has failed to tackle insecurity, insurgency

A member of the House of Representatives, Oladipupo Adebutu, on Saturday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for what he regarded as its failure to tackle insecurity and insurgency in the country as it had promised Nigerians during the lead-up to the 2015 General Election.

Mama Boko Haram begs Abu Al-Barnawi to release Dapchi schoolgirls

With a strong conviction that the Abu Musab Al-Barnawi-led faction of Boko Haram might be responsible for the abduction of Dapchi School Girls, a respected North East human rights activist, popularly called Mama Boko Haram, Aisha Alkali Wakil, has appealed to the abductors to release the young female captives.

Dapchi 110: The tragedy of a nation

Karma is a bitch. Poetic justice is a bastard. Both have combined to wrong-foot the incumbent Buhari administration to make it look like a big mistake and an act of misjudgment by the Nigerian electorate.

MURIC calls for investigation into Dapchi schoolgirls abduction

The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has called on the federal government to commence full scale investigation into the abduction of 110 girls from Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.


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