NAF jet crash: More experienced pilot should’ve been used —Experts

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…ACF, Nigerians in diaspora lament crash By Sam Eyoboka & Ibrahim HassanWuyo Following Sunday morning crash of Nigerian Air Force jet at Bassa village, near Abuja airport runway, which claimed seven officers, military observers have been asking why very young officers without much flying experience were deployed for the hazardous mission of searching for the
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Arabs, Islam and Nigeria

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By Patrick Dele-Cole IN many places, including Nigeria, that which are Arabic and Islamic have been conflated and even combined to mean the thing – the clothes and robes, the hijab, purdah, etc., in a way that is not common to other religions and everyday aspects of life in other parts of the world with
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NTA, NCAC join forces to combat rape

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The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) have resolved together to tackle the menace of rape in Nigeria. The Director-General, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the Director-General, NTA, Mallam Yakubu ibn Mohammed made this resolution when the NCAC boss paid a courtesy call on his counterpart in NTA
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Can we afford bicameral legislature? (2)

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By Eric Teniola This piece, last week, highlighted the difference between bicameral and unicameral systems of governance. Today, it traces the history of Nigeria’s bicameral constitution CERTAINLY the presidential system of government is not the major cause of our problems, but it has worsened our crises. No consultation with the people on the new adventure,
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COVID-19: Fake vaccines now in

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circulation, FG raises alarm • Nigeria to receive 4m doses of NAFDAC-certified AstraZeneca By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — The Federal Government has raised  alarm over the circulation of fake COVID-19 vaccines in the country, warning Nigerians of dangerous consequences should they resort to taking such uncertified jab. It added that following the recent certification given
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Shippers Council, NICON move to avert N670m loss to container deposit

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By Godfrey Bivbere & Providence Adeyinka The Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, and the National Insurance Company of Nigeria, NICON, have finalised measures to curb the loss of about N670 million suffered by shippers in the country over failure to return empty containers within   the time specified by shipping lines.   Shippers pay container deposits
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Experts seek effective media report of govt agencies

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By Babajide Komolafe ECONOMY Communication experts have advocated effective media coverage of strategic agencies and parastatals of the federal government. Such strategic government agencies include the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Pensions Commission (PenCom) and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), among others. The experts spoke at a seminar   organised by The Whistler Newspapers in
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Tallen pays condolence visit to NAF, commiserates with CAS

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The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has commiserated with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on the death of its personnel in the crashed NAF aircraft. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Ibikunle Daramola, said this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. The NAF Beechcraft King Air B350i aircraft crash-landed
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Insecurity: Success ‘ll be achieved within 2 months, Senate President assures

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-SENATE President,Ahmad Lawan, has assured that a considerable level of success would be achieved in tackling security problems in the country without two months. This was as he tasked political class as well as traditional rulers to play role of  de-escalating the tensions that have enveloped the country following crises in some
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