Gombe: Governor Inuwa hosts FUK management, Visitation panel

…Says State’ll continue to Work with varsity to provide quality education to its people By Umar Kaltungo Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, says his administration will continue to work in partnership with the Federal University of Kashere, (FUK), in a manner that the varsity can keep providing quality education to the people of the State. Governor Inuwa Yahaya stated this when he granted audience to the joint delegation of FUK management and the Presidential Visitation Panel to the university, led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Umar Pate at the…

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Breaking: 27 Kaduna Forestry College Students regain freedom

The 27 students abducted by bandits from Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, have been released. According to one of the persons who received the students confirmed the news, the release was facilitated by the Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Dialogue Committee with support from former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The students were among the 37 abducted almost two months ago. Details to follow..

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Protest: Fr. Mbaka reappears in Enugu, calls for calm

The fiery Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, who was allegedly declared missing on Wednesday, suddenly reappeared few hours after his supporters embarked on protests across the state. The priest arrived at the Catholic Bishop’s Residence in a motorcade amidst jubilation from his Adoration faithful around 2.45pm. He however, stopped in front of the Bishop’s Court and addressed his supporters urging them to remain calm and return to the Adoration ground for further information. Irate youths on Wednesday vandalised the official residence of the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most…

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Just In! Father Mbaka reportedly missing

Father Mbaka is reportedly missing few days after he asked Buhari to resign or be impeached. The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, (OYC), on Wednesday raised the alarm over the whereabouts of the fiery Enugu priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. The cleric of the Adoration Ministry in Enugu, has been in the news recently, after he asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. This was followed by a revelation by the Presidency that he was attacking Buhari because he was refused a contract. The OYC has now claimed that the priest…

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Ndume raises alarm over Boko Haram resurgence in North-East

The Chairman of Senate Committee on Army and senator representing Borno-South, Ali Ndume, has raised the alarm over the resurgence of Boko Haram militancy in the north-eastern States of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. Senator Ndume disclosed this while briefing reporters on a Bill, which seeks to establish a Federal College of Education Gwoza, Borno State. The Bill, sponsored by him, has already passed second reading on the floor of the Senate. He, however, said the resurgence of Boko Haram activities should not stop the establishment of more educational institutions in…

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Presidency reveals alleged plot to ‘overthrow’ Buhari’s govt.

The Presidency has said that there is unimpeachable evidence showing that those it describes as some disruptive elements are now recruiting the leadership of some ethnic groups and politicians around the country intending to forcefully remove President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The Presidency, in a statement made available to newsmen by the President Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said that the said individuals are “convening some sort of conference, where a vote of no confidence would be passed on the President, thus throwing the land into further turmoil”. The Presidency was responding…

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‘Boko Haram abducted Greenfield University students, not bandits’ – Sheikh Gumi

Prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has revealed that the students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents. Recall that several students were abducted on April 18, when some gunmen attacked the school. The kidnappers have since killed five of the students and threatened to kill 17 of them still in captivity if a ransom of N100 million and 10 motorcycles are not delivered to them. Commenting on the issue when he featured on a television programme yesterday, the cleric said Boko Haram insurgents are beginning to…

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“We’ll occupy Nigeria if insecurity continues”, Nigerian students threaten

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has vowed to call out its members to occupy Nigeria if Federal Government fails to take proactive measures to tackle insecurity in the country.  The Senate President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS), Comrade Chuks Innocent Okafor, stated, in a world press conference in Awka yesterday, that his members cannot just sit and watch while the security situation in the country continues to deteriorate and Nigerian students kidnapped in their campuses and slaughtered. Okafor lamented that by now his members had…

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Buhari’s ‘nepotism’ fuelling agitations for secession – PDP

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), has blamed the growing agitation for secession in different parts of the country on what it called a government of exclusion practiced by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC). The Party said “the APC government’s perfunctory management of Nigeria’s diversity, has heightened feelings that the government has an ethnic agenda, as every action of this administration goes to confirm the fears of the victims and legitimises the agitations of the separatist groups”. The National Chairman of the Party, Prince…

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