7th September, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: SULTAN HAS LOCUS STANDI TO DECLARE ID AL-KABIIR DAY

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, September 2, 2016, announced that Muslims will observe the Id al-Kabiir on Monday, September 12. Reacting to the Sultan’s announcement, a coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) yesterday descended on the Sultan for announcing the Id al-Kabiir…

Bishop Kukah’s attack on Islam By Mohammed Haruna |

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah is no stranger to controversies. But the one the bishop of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese stirred last month with his keynote address during a conference at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, would rank as perhaps his most provocative to date. Certainly it would rank higher than the very controversial Homily…

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA: A HYPOTHETICAL – Professor Vitus Ozoke

Fellow countrymen and women: After due and extensive consultations with the National Executive Council, the National Assembly, world leaders, national and international organizations, and a wide range of Nigerian civil society, and in view of the clamorous and consistent agitation for self-determination and self-governance by a discernibly substantial segment of the southeast Igbo population, my…

BUHARI ON THE MARBLE

People accuse me of many things. But one thing they never accuse me of is corruption. They never accuse me of mediocrity, or of lying. People accuse me of many things. I have led this country and I have a record. We were not perfect, but we were effective; we solved problems, and we made…