Author Archives: Editor, Nigerian Times

Group chides US, UK over recommendations on Islamic Movement of Nigeria

Group chides US, UK over recommendations on Islamic Movement of Nigeria

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisation For Transparency in Governance has said the recommendations by the United States of America and the United Kingdom are not in good light as they ought to have expressed their views to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Kaduna State Government to investigate the Zaria incidence

Ambode commissions upgraded Press Centre, charges journalists on professionalism

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday commissioned the newly upgraded Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, urging journalists to continue to ensure professionalism in the discharge of their duties at all times. Governor Ambode, who performed the commissioning at the Press Centre, located within the Alausa Secretariat, continue to dedicate themselves to the

Over 200 killed in attacks across Northern Nigeria in November

Before the coming of the present administration, the major security challenge confronting the country was the menace of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria including Abuja. Kidnapping was also on the rise, especially in the South-east and South-south regions. President Muhammadu Buhari during his swearing in, May 2015, promised Nigerians that his administration will tackle and

SEC pledges commitment to Industrial Harmony

The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Dr. Abdul Zubair has restated his commitment to workers welfare in order to ensure peace and harmony in the organization. Zubair said this when he received executive members of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) led by its Secretary General Comrade

ANEEJ launches Niger Delta Transparency Index

Considering the need to engender transparency, accountability and prudence in the management of resources accruing to the Niger Delta Interventionists Institutions, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, is set to launch a monitoring and advocacy tool, the Niger Delta Transparency Index, NDTI on Friday, December 15, 2015. ANEEJ executive director, the Rev

CSO Regulation Bill: CSOs strategize on ways to engage NASS

By Sam Gbeke Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) gathered recently in Abuja under the aegisat the expense of Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC)to brainstorm on the best approach to engage legislators on the CSOs bill currently receiving attention at the National Assembly (NASS). At the gathering that Mr. Halilu Adamu, Assistant Director, Legal, National Human

Buratai: That PMB’s “wiz-man” on counter insurgency

By Israel Abiodun President Muhammadu Buhari knows the appealing burden of leadership. Anywhere a leader finds him, there are huge responsibilities and enormous expectations, no matter how infinitesimal the position entrusted to him. Buhari knows a leader who sets his eyes on honest and dedicated leadership finds the burden of leading less cumbersome. Such leaders

Lagos has enjoyed religious harmony, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday evening said the State has enjoyed an appreciable level of religious tolerance and harmony in the last 30 months since he assumed office, attributing it to the atmosphere of peaceful co-existence prevailing among Lagosians of different faith and ethnic leanings. Governor Ambode, who spoke at an Inter-Faith

Oyo, Army enter agreement to build new garrison

…. as South-west govs laud Nigerian Army efforts in peace building The Oyo State Government has entered into an agreement with the Nigeria Army to build a permanent garrison for peace and security to sustain the subsisting tempo of security in the state. This is coming on the heels of commendations from across the country