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Babangida advocates devolution of powers

Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has canvassed devolution of powers among the three tiers of government. Babanmgida also advocated more revenue for local governments to enable them deliver robust services to the people of the grassroots. He pointed the need to diversify Nigeria’s economy to facilitate the nation’s robust development. Gen. Babangida, who made…

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There’s hope for Nigeria, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday urged Nigerians to be hopeful, despite the nation’s “nagging socio-economic, security and political challenges”. Obasanjo spoke yesterday at the maiden convocation of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), where he was given a honorary award of Doctor of Science (honoris causa). Deputy Director of the United Nations Education, Scientific and…

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Boko Haram kills 10 in Borno villages

For the second time in two days, gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have invaded villages of Kawuri District and Fori of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. They killed 10 people, including three members of the civilian JTF. Twenty four hours earlier, gunmen attacked border communities of Logomani villages…