It was an abomination. We, the concern citizens of Zazzau Emirate witnessed the assault, victimization, traumatization and brutalization on one of it is members; the Emir's representative, Professor Ahmed Tijjani Mora (Wakilin Maganin Zazzau) by the entire leadership the of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN). The Emir's representative is a traditional title holder of Zazzau Emirate as the Wakilin Maganin Zazzau, which metaphorically means officer in charge of pharmaceutical affairs to the Emirate and saddles with such mandate to represent the Emirate as the Emir deems fit.

Opinion: Why there is no alternative to Buhari, Osinbajo

It is with a deep sense of concern, love and passion for security, unity and development of our country that I feel the need to bring this message across to Nigerians at this critical time in our nation . Recall that at the time it was predicted by some people in United States of America that Nigeria would disintegrate and possibly cease to exist by the year 2015. But God felt otherwise and enthroned a man as the President of Nigeria, to doggedly work, not only to sustain the unity of Nigeria, but also ensure it did not cease to exist, and today we are in 2019.

Jigawa NDLEA arrests 64 suspected drug peddlers

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has embarked on constant raid of drug peddlers’ hideouts across the state.

The NDLEA Commandant in the state, Josephine Obi, made this known in Dutse on Saturday.

Obi said the raids were being carried out by men of the command at various places suspected to be hideouts of drug peddlers in all the 27 local government areas of the state.

She explained that the operation, aimed to avoid incidences of violence and crimes during the 2019 General Elections, began in January 2019.

Nigeria and the CPI: Perception Versus Reality - By Umar Yakubu

Perception and reality are two different things. – Tom Cruise

For the last 25 years, Transparency International (TI), a body comprising eminent persons from various countries, releases yearly reports on the corruption of about 180 sovereign nations. The findings or reports, termed, the ‘Corruption Perception Index’(CPI) ranks these countries and territories based on their perceived levels of, primarily, public sector corruption.

Depression Is Real

I ache. I know I need to do something about it But my bones are numb They won’t take me out of bed. I would love to see the sun, marvel at its beauty But my eyes won’t open to them Of course I want to live and enjoy life like a healthy person would.. Be as free and happy as a child on the beach, Run in the sand, Laugh with every touch of the breeze, every taste of sand, No worries,No gloom. I can picture happiness but I am never in it I look at the mirror and my reflection shows me cuts, falls and poisoning.

OPINION ICT As Driver Of Nigeria’s Economic Growth

Experts in the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector acknowledge that rapid development in the sector in 2018 has created job opportunities and contributed immensely to the growth of the Nigerian economy. Latest trends show that the ICT sector is gradually taking the place of oil as a major contributor to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The second quarter of 2018 GDP report obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that the ICT sector emerged as one of the key performers of the economy during the quarter under review.

Ebrahim Raisi: The cleric who could end Iranian hopes for change

There are rumours in Iran's corridors of power that Ebrahim Raisi, a former presidential candidate and custodian of the Islamic Republic's holiest shrine Imam Reza, would replace Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani as head of the country's judiciary in the summer of 2019. In recent comments to the media, Raisi himself did not rule this out.

Why Africa loves China. By Mehari Taddele Maru

At the September 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing, African Union Chairperson and Rwandan President Paul Kagame lauded the Chinese aid and investment strategy in Africa as a source of "deep transformation". Kagame argued that the cooperation between China and Africa is based on mutual respect and is for the benefit of both partners. This sentiment is perhaps shared by most African heads of states and governments, if their attendance of the summit is anything to go by.

How capitalism is killing us

Hitchhiking through Venezuela some years ago, a friend and I availed ourselves of the novel opportunity to receive free medical care at health clinics established by late President Hugo Chavez, a much-vilified enemy of the international capitalist order.