Month: Nov 2020

8 killed as hostilities in S/Kaduna take religious dimensions

8 killed as hostilities in S/Kaduna take religious dimensions

…As KDSG orders investigation of counter killing in Jema’a LG At least, Eight people have so far been confirmed killed in the rising hostility between herders and local people in Southern part of kaduna state.The number of death toll is still counting as the casualty figures from the confrontation slide into religious conflict dimension on … Continue reading 8 killed as hostilities in S/Kaduna take religious dimensions

Andrew Left Everything Else Behind

“He said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.’ Immediately they left their nets and followed him.” (Matthew 4:19-20) In our Gospel passage, I cannot but wonder how it so happened that some grown-up men would abandon their Father, their entire fishing career and what brings them money to go … Continue reading Andrew Left Everything Else Behind

Trump attorneys described Giuliani as ‘deranged’ and likened the team pushing election fraud claims to a ‘clown car,’ report says

Trump attorneys described Giuliani as ‘deranged’ and likened the team pushing election fraud claims to a ‘clown car,’ report says

Attorneys on the Trump campaign legal team described Rudy Giuliani as "deranged" and ill-suited to litigating the legal effort to overturn the election result, reported The Washington Post. Giuliani has been mocked for missteps during the legal campaign, with the former New York City mayor holding a bizarre press briefing at a suburban garden center on November 7 after … Continue reading Trump attorneys described Giuliani as ‘deranged’ and likened the team pushing election fraud claims to a ‘clown car,’ report says

Why is France’s new national security bill controversial? 

Why is France’s new national security bill controversial? 

From Chris Odinaka Nwedo Thousands of protesters gathered at demonstrations across France on Saturday to protest a controversial new bill that would ban police images and increase surveillance. The legislation, which is pending in France's parliament, intends to protect police officers from online calls for violence, according to the government. But it has drawn condemnation … Continue reading Why is France’s new national security bill controversial? 

Nigeria: Boko Haram terrorists slaughtered 66 farmers in Borno

Nigeria: Boko Haram terrorists slaughtered 66 farmers in Borno

ABOUT 66 people, mostly rice farmers and fishermen were killed by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in Koshobe village near Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, reliable sources have said. The attack also left scores of people injured from  gunshot wounds. The incident happened on  a day  Borno was conducting its first … Continue reading Nigeria: Boko Haram terrorists slaughtered 66 farmers in Borno

Northern elders applaud Sultan’s courageous statements on worsening state of insecurity

Northern elders applaud Sultan’s courageous statements on worsening state of insecurity

…says monarch stated true situation in Northern region …calls on other prominent elite to speak up …appeals to Buhari to restructure security architecture …insists on Service Chiefs' removal Some Northern elders have commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar for summoning the courage to speak on the deplorable security situation in the troubled … Continue reading Northern elders applaud Sultan’s courageous statements on worsening state of insecurity

Nigerian govt’s critic, Dr Shehu arrested

By Udeh Gabriel Government official corruption Critic and kaduna based multi million naira business Mogul Alhaji Mahdi Shehu has been reportedly arrested by security operatives. He was allegedly arrested on Friday 27th November 2020, in Abuja by the Police and has been in detention at Federal bureau for criminal investigation Area 10 Garki Abuja, for … Continue reading Nigerian govt’s critic, Dr Shehu arrested

CAJ Governing Council to address issues affecting African journalists, industry

By Udeh Gabriel The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) has constituted it's governing council to address issues affecting journalists and their organizations in Africa. President of CAJ and that of Nigeria Union of journalists were elected as president and vice president of the Governing Council constituted by CAJ at end of it's first General Meeting … Continue reading CAJ Governing Council to address issues affecting African journalists, industry