Author: Adeniyi Opeyemi

Adeniyi Opeyemi Samuel Is an experienced Content Writer, Social and Digital Marketing expert with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. Skilled in Content Writing, Journalism, Social Media Management, Digital Marketing, Creative Writing, and Strategic Communications. Strong media and communication professional.

The N50m donations to victims of the Katsina Central Market fire the All Progressive National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, raises uncertainty on social media as many Nigerians slammed the ex-Lagos State Governor, but his supporters took to his defence. Former social media aide to former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan had criticised Tinubu for donating such a big amount to victims of Katsina fire market while ignoring the affected traders at Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State; and other market burnt by fire recently in Lagos and the South-West. It was earlier reported that 700 shops and stalls were burnt…

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The parents of the 39 kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Mando Igani Local Government Area, Kaduna, have appealed to the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to negotiate with bandits to secure the freedom of their children. Recall that bandits reportedly invaded the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation school on March 12, carting away with 23 female and 16 male students. The gunmen later released a video of the abducted school students and demanded N500 million to grant them freedom. Security agencies confirmed that 180 abductees were rescued, but 39 students are still in captivity. A member…

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The Federal Government has begun the disbursement of N68 million grant to a total of 3,400 women in Edo State as part of its effort to reduce poverty in the country. Sadiya Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, who gave each beneficiary N20,000 each, urged them not to see the grant as a national cake but rather as an incentive to boost their trade. Farouk, who was represented by Alhaji Ali Grema, Director of Humanitarian Affairs, said the grant was introduced last year to assist women in President Muhammadu Buhari’s social inclusion. According to her, the…

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Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has said his administration would create an interfaith committee that would help resolve all disputes and concerns of the Christian and Muslim faith. The governor, during a state-wide broadcast to the people of the state, applauded the restrain and statesmanship displayed by the religious leaders despite their obvious different stands and opinion. Hear him: ”I commend them and reassure them that we will always be fair, courageous in taking decisions for sustainable peace, and be willing to listen to their concerns. ” On 26th February 2021, the administration announced an official policy allowing any…

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Ex-leader of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, has stated that some government officials don’t want an end to banditry. According to Buba, some of the government officials want banditry to continue because they are benefiting economically from it. He further stated that the Federal Government is unwilling to address the issue of banditry in some parts of the nation. The estranged political partner of President Muhammadu Buhari said thus: “The Federal Government itself does not want to fight this war against bandits, so if their posture of not trying to fight this war to a logical conclusion suggests…

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Gen. Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, has said 1,000 insurgents have been persecuted, and 500 have been jailed since the incorporation of Operation Safe Corridor, responsible for deradicalizing repentant insurgents. The chief of defense further said that some have been jailed for five to 60 years, stating that more insurgents group members would be prosecuted this June. The CDS said this at a meeting in Abuja on Monday, titled; The North-East Symposium on Reintegration, Reconciliation, and Resettlement.’ Irabor, who was represented by the Maj. Gen. Bamidele Ashafa, OPSC Commander, said, “The federal government of Nigeria does not condone Boko…

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Lagos State Government has lightened eight communities that have been in darkness for six years. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary, in a statement confirmed this saying power supply has now been restored to all eight communities. According to the statement, the governor fixed the black out issue after a parley with traditional rulers and village heads in the affected community. The monarchs in their plea disclosed that they could not trace the cause of the power outage, and the power distribution company in the area could not give a tangible reason for the blackout. The monarchs further reveals that…

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Most Rev. Alfred Martins, Catholic Archbishop, has asked the federal and state government to return missionary schools to those who originally owned them. The Archbishop made this remark during the 30th Jesuit Education anniversary in Lagos, adding that returning missionary schools would be the best option for the education system in the country. Martin opined thus, ‘In Kwara State, I understand the school crisis did start because the Christians asked that their schools be handed back to them. And rather than the judgment being given on that particular issue, the judgment is now being given on an extraneous matter to…

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Senator Aliyu Wamakko’s personal aide, Alhajj Abba Gidan’s corpse has been found after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Sokoto. His remains have now been buried according to Islamic rites. Abba, the 50-years-old dead body, was found on the road to Durbawa in the Kware local government of the state. His funeral was led by Chief Imam of the Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodiyo juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Sheikh Abubakar Shehu Na Liman. In attendance to pay their last respect were; the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Dingyadi; the state acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Isa Achida;…

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Mrs. Josephine Chukwunweike, a nutritionist and member of the Nutrition Society, has lamented that one-third of Nigerians drink contaminated water. Josephine said this in an interview with newsmen while celebrating World Water Day today, March, 22 by United Nations. Read the full interview below; Has the country paid enough attention to the provision of potable water? ”I do not think the country has paid enough attention to the provision of potable water to the citizens. According to a 2020 report by the United Nations Children’s Fund, one-third of Nigerians still drink contaminated water.” Is the government paying enough attention to…

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The Inspector Genre of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has directed full-scale probity into the situations around the attempted attack on the life of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. Mr. Frank Mba, the Police Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement made available to newsmen. Mba quoting the IG said the attack on the life of Gov. Ortom would not be tolerated, and it is highly condemned, adding that the Commissioner of Police to strengthen and beef up security around the Governor and in the state. He states that the CP had been directed to carry out a serious investigation…

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Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State has said the All Progressive Congress, APC, will collapse soon. The Governor said APC has lost focus, and Nigerians do not have confidence in the party any longer. Tambuwal made this assertion while speaking to supporters of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, during a flag off of the Eastern Senatorial Zone campaign at Gwadabawa town to prepare for the Local government elections on March 27. According to him, that’s why he’s not surprised by the state chapter of APC’s decision to boycott the Local government elections. Tambuwal cited that the APC-led government has failed…

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A group Identified as Fulani Nationality Movement, FUNAM, has claimed responsibility for the attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. FUNAM claimed that they intended to kill Ortom on Saturday, but their plan failed because of a slight communication error. The statement titled, “Why we attacked Ortom” reads, “Our attention has been drawn to media reports today speculating about who attacked the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom. “Yes. Yes, We did. The Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) carried out the attack. We have genuine reasons. We acted on behalf of Millions of Fulani people in 15 countries. “It’s a…

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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria Vice President, has hailed Burnaboy and WizKid, for their Grammy wins. According to a statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Osinbajo, the Vice president said this while delivering an opening message at a Lagos-based studio. The statement titled; ‘How Buhari administration is supporting the growth of entertainment industry, by Osinbajo.’ The vice president was quoted saying, “On March 14, 2021, Burnaboy and Wizkid took the entertainment industry by storm, winning the Grammy Awards and established themselves as among the best musicians in the world. “Burnaboy won in the Best Global…

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security men to carry out an ‘open and transparent investigation into the attack against Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. Buhari made the directive in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled, “President Buhari condemns attack on Governor Samuel Ortom, orders thorough, transparent investigation.” Shehu quoting the president, says all those connected to the attack should be made to face the law’s full wrath. “Let there be an open and transparent investigation, and whoever is linked to it should be caught and be made to face…

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Sunday Adeyemi, a.k.a Sunday Igboho spokesman Olayomi Koiki has vowed that angry youths would attack the palace of Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremo Gbadebo, and other Yoruba kings who are against the segregation of Yoruba from Nigeria. This is coming after the Oba Gbadebo on Friday said Nigeria’s failure could spell damnation for the black race. The Oba of Egbaland made this remark following Sunday Igboho’s declaration of Yoruba land secession from Nigeria. Responding to the comment, Koiki said, “Let’s send a message back to the Alake of Egbaland. My name is Olayomi Koiki. We start with you; we…

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Primate Elijah Ayodele, leader of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has asked the President, Muhammed Buhari, to pray against his foreseen confusion in the Presidential Villa. The primate said this while addressing his members on Sunday and also in a statement made available to newsmen. According to Ayodele, the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC would not find things easy because of the recent happening across the country. Primate Ayodele said, ‘‘Nigeria will become broke, our debt will increase, and this will affect APC In 2023; I don’t see the party getting it easy in 2023. “What I see is very…

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Alhaji Usman Nadalo, Warizi Patigi in Kwara State has kicked the bucket. Usman, a retired orthopedic technician and a community leader died at an advanced age of 83. President Muhammadu Buhari reacting to the sad news, sent his condolences to the government and Kwara state for the loss. In his condolence message, Buhari referred to the late Ndalo visionary leadership and statesmanship, stating that he’s a man of impeccable integrity and dedication, who will be forever remembered as a sage and for his selfless humanitarian service to the people of Nigeria. President Buhari, in a signed statement through his aide,…

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Festus Keyamo, SAN, Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, reveals that President Muhammad Buhari has assented the payment approval of stipends to the participant of the ongoing 774,000 Special Public Works Programme in the country. The Senior Advocate said this in a tweet on his Twitter handle, @fkeyamo. The program was designed to engage not more than 774,000 unemployed Nigerians across the country. It was stated that N52bn was estimated for the program, and each participant of the 774,000 workers would enjoy N20,000 monthly for three-month, totaling N46.44bn. Keyamo further reveals that the National Directorate of Employment has been ordered…

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Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor, has confirmed the attack on him by suspected militia herdsmen in his farm at Tyo-mu along the Makurdi – Gboko road in the wee hours of today. The Governor said he was doing an inspection on his farm when the militia herders attacked him and his security men, opening fire on them. He revealed that it took the rapid response of his security men to repel the attack while he ran to safety. Ortom cried out that the attack came shortly after the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore meeting, where he was described as a thorn…

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