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The Truth About Federalism.

 ByDakuku Peterside . The problem with this call has been the connotations it carries. Agitation for “true“ federalism or restructuring has refused to be jettisoned out of our political lexica, like poverty and corruption. The voices for a new form of federalism that will give more powers to the constituent parts of the federation and… Read More »

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House of Representatives to Ensure Constitution Ammendment, Provides for Inclusiveness and Unity- Gbajabiamila.

…says ‘Nigeria belongs to all of us’ The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the House would ensure that the ongoing constitution amendment produces a document that would entrench inclusiveness and unity among Nigerians.Gbajabiamila said the efforts of the House would also put in place mechanisms for holding the institutions… Read More »

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Dr Fatima Waziri- Azi Takes Over As DG of NAPTIP.

PROMISES TO TACKLE HIGH PROFILE TRAFFICKERS AND CASES Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dr Fatima Waziri – Azi, has vowed to go after high profile human traffickers across the Country saying that her administration will not spare any offender no matter their status in the Society.She… Read More »

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President Buhari Appoints Fatima Waziri- Azi as the DG of NAPTIP.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Fatima Waziri- Azi,Ph.D as Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) . This is sequel to a recommendation of the Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who expressed the “urgent need for the Ministry… Read More »

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Jamon Emphasy Synergy As Key to Sucessful Fight Against Maritime Crimes.

·       Honoured by CNS for Ensuring Civil-Military Cohesion The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has restated the need for enhanced stakeholder collaboration in tackling maritime security challenges in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. Dr. Jamoh made this call in a paper presentation titled, “Enhancing Collaboration amongst Stakeholders… Read More »

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Plateau of Crises and Death

 By Dakuku Peterside . Plateau state is named Plateau for a reason. It is approximately the Centre of Nigeria and the midpoint between Christian and Muslim civilizations in Nigeria, convergence between settlers and indigenous people, battleground between farmers and herders, and a clash point between indigenous culture and foreign civilisation. For this and other reasons,… Read More »

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30th Anniversary: Osun to Honour Ajiborisha, Akande, Adeboye, Akinrinade, Alakija and 23 others

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government has unveiled plans to honour 28 distinguished and prominent citizens of the State. This was disclosed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Charles Akinola, while addressing journalists at a press conference on Wednesday,… Read More »

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Governor Aminu Bello Massari Threathens Serious Action Against Human Traffickers in Kastina Just As NAPTIP DG Propose A Mega Rehabilitation Project To build the Future of Victims

Katsina State Governor, His Excellency, Aminu Bello Masari, has threatened serious action against human trafficking and other crimes relating to Child abuse and exploitation in the State saying that concerted efforts must be put in place to ensure adequate protection of Nigerians.He described human trafficking as a fundamental problem whose victim are mostly vulnerable women… Read More »

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Striking the Soul of the Nation

 By Dakuku Peterside . Omoni Oboli’s “Wives on Strike” is a blockbuster Nollywood movie where four semi-illiterate market women eagerly protest a child marriage anathema. Amina’s dad has compelled her to marry an older man against her will. Mama Amina opposes this marriage, but her hands are tied by culture, tradition, and religion. She convinced… Read More »

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Human Traffickers In Trouble In Nigeria As NAPTIP Gets Modern Devices; Toll Free 627 Short Code

Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Senator Basheer Garba Muhammed, has described human trafficking as a deadly crime that is capable of truncating the future of any nation due to its spiral effects on not only the victims, but the entire family.He disclosed that the Agency has… Read More »