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Cardinal Okogie writes letter to Buhari too

Anthony Cardinal Okogie and Buhari

*God’s blessings doesn’t depend on tithes *Catholic Church doesn’t run on tithes *There is suffering in the land Former Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has warned the nation’s leaders to tread softly because there is anger in the nation, arguing that even leading members of …

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Banters in Lagos, poverty, disease in Niger Delta

Niger Delta

  *When will Ogoniland clean-up be done? By Jerome-Mario Utomi Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, venue of the meeting was lavishly decorated to impress and it did impressed. The participants were corporately kitted; men and women alike. All seated in such a manner that could be mistaken for, fresh law graduates …

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Basketball: D’Tigers not afraid of Mali

Nigerian basketball team, D'Tigers...foreign players to join camp

*We are not afraid of oppositions Abdulrahman Mohammed, the assistant coach of D’Tigers, Nigeria’s senior male national basketball team, is unfazed about the threat of hosts of this weekend’s 2019 FIBA World cup qualifier series, Mali. Despite admitting the threat posed to the team by the host, the coach is …

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Heart of Gold Award remains golden in my heart –Fresh

Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh...got gold award

*People should lift somebody at all times Chairman of Nigeria Football Federation technical development committee Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has appreciated the organisers of Couple’s Dinner/Award Night, hosted by Ben 200 in conjunction with Cool FM/Nigeria Info FM, Abuja who honoured him with a Heart of Gold award just last …

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Uneasy calm in Lagos sports circles

Fred Edoreh, The Patriot's Thoughts...Lagos sports

*Sports in no more for poor and inner city kids Inauguration of the Governing Board of the Lagos State Sports Commission on the 12th February should close the curtain on the tortuous transition in its leadership and hopefully, relieve the staff of months of uncertainty. A press conference to herald …

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State police: 10 questions begging for answers

Nigerian Police...State Police

*Are our leaders mentally fit for this expensive gamble? From Nasir Abdulquadri I have been trying to establish the nexus between security and state police.  It has been so confusing so much that I have been asking why are the state governors agitating for state police? What exactly is working …

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Shehu Sani: Blood is cheaper than petrol in Nigeria

Senator Shehu Sani

*Our people are no more shocked by tragedy Human rights activist, Shehu Sani, who is also the Senator representing Kaduna central, says blood is becoming cheaper than petrol in today’s Nigeria. Sani said that Nigeria has now become a country of “mass murder, mass burial and continuous bereavement.” The senator …

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Kano wins 36th edition of Ramat Cup

Ramat Cup final winners

*As Gov Ganduje eulogises Chinedu Udoji *Defeats Lagos in the final Kano State U-16 team on Monday won the 36th edition of the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) organised Ramat Cup courtesy of its 2-1 victory against their Lagos counterparts in the final match, decided at the Sani Abacha …

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Arrest, jail Obasanjo for corruption – Adamu

Senator Abdullahi Adamu...on Chief Obasanjo

*He offered legislators N50m for Third Term *He’s bedecked in the halos of self-righteousness By Sandra Onyekwere All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator representing Nasarawa west, Abdullahi Adamu, says President Muhammadu Buhari, should have jailed former President, Olusegun Obasanjo. Adamu, who is a former governor of Nasarawa state, said this in …

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I will not allow looting of stolen properties – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari...asking God for wisdom on looted properties?

*All recovered assets to be sold off President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, his hometown, said all mismanaged and misappropriated national assets recovered will be sold off and proceeds paid to the treasury for the benefit of the country. President Buhari who gave the assurance when he received representatives of …

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