Tag: peace

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tosin adesinaSeptember 23, 2018

Someone needs to call Sports minister Solomon Dalung to order immediately

The fragile peace being enjoyed in the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is currently under threat and that threat is being ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Nigeria remains committed to peace in West Africa – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, said that Nigeria remained committed to the peace, security and territorial integrity of neighbouring countries ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

N100bn amnesty fund not excessive as long as it guarantees peace – Boroh

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh has said 19 ex-militants from the Niger Delta are currently studying for a ...

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EzinneSeptember 19, 2017

The Thread: “I smell hypocrisy somewhere…” | TwitterNG flags 10 places Buhari tripped in his UN speech

When Nigerians heard President Buhari would be speaking at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, many raised eyebrows. Curiosity deepened ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

Trump calls for political freedom in Venezuela

US President Donald Trump hosted Latin American leaders to a dinner on Monday night in New York on the sides ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

2017 UN General Assembly: What roles will the Governors and Ministers play?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Three state Governors and the cabinet Ministers are with President Buhari in New York for the ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 11, 2017

Seven Bloody Days of Summer I: The 9/11 we tend to forget

Only days before 9/11, a weeklong episode of bloodletting began in the central Nigerian city of Jos as Christians and ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

Why Nigerians need to desperately speak up against hate speeches

by Wareez Odunayo   Over 800,000 people were killed, 250,000 women became victims of sexual violence during the genocide in ...

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EditorAugust 12, 2017

Youth inclusion in decision making helps foster peace #YouthDay

by Wareez Odunayo United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 54/120, on 17 December 1999, approved the recommendation by the ...

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SponsorJuly 28, 2017

Leap Africa International Youth Day 2017: Call for submissions

LEAP Africa is proud to be part of a global recognition and promotion of the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

“Any call to divide Nigeria is unacceptable” – Al Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has urged those calling ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 5, 2017

Opinion: How the African youth must dream

  by Philips Chidumebi   Life is for the strong, perhaps a very cliché phrase, yet it is definitely the ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 12, 2017

“Lets make peace”| Trump tweets peace-making intentions to Russia

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump met with Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House, Wednesday  to discuss Ukraine, ...

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AzeezApril 1, 2017

N’Assembly: Buhari’s peace committee yet to get terms of reference

by Azeez Adeniyi The committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure peace between the Senate and the executive ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

#SouthernKaduna: “Stop the bloodshed…” | Osinbajo tells groups

by Dolapo Adelana Acting president Yemi Osinbajo has told all groups involved in the crisis in Southern Kaduna to stop ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

Funmi Iyanda: Theory of death- In conversation with my mother

by Funmi Iyanda Funmi: So, Did you die? Yetunde: Yes. Funmi: That’s a relief; I spent too long thinking you ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Niger Delta: Buhari favours dialogue, drops military option

by Dolapo Adelana In his bid to ensure peace in every part of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has dropped ...

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AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Introduction of modular refineries will ensure peace in Niger Delta – Ogbeh

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has said the modular refineries to be introduced by the Federal Government ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Hate speech could become a hydra-headed monster if unchecked – Lai

Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the trend of hate speech if left unchecked could become a ...

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AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

Take advantage of Buhari’s peace attempts, Presidency tells N’Delta

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh has urged traditional leaders and major stakeholders in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

It is time to prepare for the future, Osinbajo tells Niger Deltans

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the people of the Niger Delta region should begin to prepare for the future. Speaking in Gbaramatu ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 12, 2017

We’ve sent Special Forces to Southern Kaduna – Buratai

The Nigerian Army says it has sent some of its troops to restore peace and order in its military exercise, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 25, 2016

Our priority is to alleviate poverty, Buhari tells Nigerians in Christmas message

President Muhammadu Buhari says the priority of his administration is to alleviate poverty in the country. Buhari, who said this in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

#OndoDecides: IGP deploys 26,000 policemen, 3 helicopters

The Nigeria Police Force says 26,000 personnel will be deployed for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo. The Inspector-General ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2016

Another group makes demands for peace in N’Delta

The Niger Delta Peoples Congress (NDPC) has forwarded its demands to the Federal Government for peace in the Niger Delta, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

Militants blowing up pipelines are criminals – Edwin Clark

An Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark has labeled Niger Delta militants who blow up oil installations criminals, according to The ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2016

Orekoya Ola: Why must a culture of peace be built with violent communication?

by Orekoya Ola The word ‘peace’, has been over used by different people, from the educated elites to the politicians, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Colombian President wins prestigious Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday was declared winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Santos was recognised for his ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: Southern Kaduna – Let’s revisit the issue of constituency delineation

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Today’s Nigeria is plagued with the challenges of ethno-religious mistrust, counter-accusations, and hostilities. Nepotism has indeed become ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

We will deal decisively with killer herdsmen – Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the Nigerian Army is fully committed to dealing with the menace of ...

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