Bishop Uzuokwu lauds fed govt’s whistle-blower policy

Bishop Martins Uzoukwu of the Catholic Diocese of Minna, on Saturday lauded the Federal Government’s decision to promptly release funds for its whistle-blower policy. Uzoukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that financial gratification to those who offered information that led to the recovery of stolen funds would encourage Nigerians to embrace […]

EFCC arrests, detains Niger PDP chairman

The Niger State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Tanko Beji, has been arrested and detained by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission over allegation of aiding and abetting a former Governor of the state, Dr. Babangida Aliyu. He was reportedly invited to the Abuja office of the EFCC on Thursday, where he was detained […]

Overrated Dybala is no Maradona – Pele

Brazil legend Pele has scoffed at suggestions Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala is comparable to former great Diego Maradona. Dybala has emerged as one of Europe’s most talked-about players since joining Palermo from Instituto in 2012 before moving on to Juventus, with whom he has won successive Serie A titles. The 23-year-old has scored […]

Obasanjo lampoons agric varsity mgt for low productivity

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed dissatisfaction with the management of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM), for not living up to its mandate of bringing out latest discoveries that could boost agricultural production. Obasanjo, who made his feelings known, on Friday, in Makurdi, when he led members of the Zero Hunger Forum on […]

Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

Usain Bolt’s value to Jamaica over the last decade has gone far beyond just winning medals on the track. The island’s leading athletes and politicians said this as the sprint king prepares for his final race on home soil this week. The 30-year-old multiple Olympic gold medallist, who has decided to retire after the world […]

Gbagyi Fulani Unity: A Veritable Tool for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development

By Shuaib Awaisu Wana Legend has it that, for years, the Gbagyis and the Fulanis have lived together in peace. The farmers and the herdsmen have been best of friends and neighbors. Their children have grew up together, went to the same school, worked together, transact businesses together, learned each other's traditional professional and have even intermarried and […]