Story Written By: by Emmanuel Okogba

THE spate of ethnic profiling and hate speeches rocking the social media should worry all well-meaning Nigerians because it not only diverts attention from the real dangers facing the country, it also shows that the destination to national unity is still very far off.
Over the past weekend, the US Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, released statements that some suspected Nigerian criminals caught violating their laws are about to be brought to book.

The FBI indicted 80 Africans suspected to be internet fraudsters (out of which 77 were Nigerians).
Apparently because of attempts to ethnicise the report, some groups “retaliated” by going into the archives … >>> Read Full Story

Story Written By: John Owen Nwachukwu

Dauda Birmah, a former Minister of Education in late Gen. Sani Abacha’s regime and a former presidential candidate, has kicked against plans by certain political forces to retain power in the North when the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari expires.
DAILY POST reported recently that some Northern leaders such as the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, argued that zoning should be jettisoned in 2023.

Birmah said power should shift to the South in the spirit of equity and fairness and that the region should be allowed to decide by themselves which zone produces the next President.
“Nigeria as it stands today and with the … >>> Read Full Story

James Emejo in Abuja
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Kaduna State government, through the United Nations Joint Project Food Africa Project has enhanced capacity of 280 vegetable farmers as well as distributed 3,976 various farming implements and agro inputs to enhance
productivity and livelihood of beneficiaries in the state.

Smallholder farmers mostly suffer the hazard of post-harvest losses, due largely to the lack of capacity to add value to their produce and modern farming equipment to ease the process.
The situation has continued to limit intervention efforts to alleviate rural poverty through improved economic activities targeted … >>> Read Full Story

Story Written By: by Bankole

The Federal Government has begun a clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, an official said.
Yomi Awobokun ( L) , CEO, Oando Marketing PLC providing product information on the 3kg OGAS cylinder, a plug and play cooking gas stove aimed at switching low income households from dirty fuels, to the Senator Magnus Abe ( M) led Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Finance and Appropriation during a facility tour of the Oando Marketing Terminal in Apapa, Lagos.
Mr Bassey Nkanga, DPR’s Operations Controller, Port Harcourt Zone, disclosed this in an interview with News … >>> Read Full Story

Story Written By: Musliudeen Adebayo

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Monday declared that many people who are of Yoruba ethnic extraction in the Diaspora are afraid to come home due to security situation in the South West region.
Ogunwusi made this declaration while speaking at a security summit, tagged, “South West Geopolitical Zone Security Summit”, held at International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan in Oyo state.

At the event which had the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammad Adamu as convener were; Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Naimot Salako-Oyedele, Deputy Governor of Lagos state Mr. … >>> Read Full Story

Nigerian women have moved against transgender celebrity, Bobrisky, describing him as an evil man who must be stopped.
The National Council for Women Society (NCWS) commended the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, for spearheading the campaign against moral decadence in the country.
The society also lauded Mr Olusegun Runsewe, the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), for exposing the unbecoming conducts of Nigerian transgender celebrity, “Bobrisky”, as the IGP intervenes to stem the ugly trend.
The President of NCWS, Dr Laraba Shoda, in a statement in Lagos issued through Runsewe’s media aide, Mr Frank Meke decried the erosion of … >>> Read Full Story