By Hashim Muhammad Shamaki For the second time in less than three weeks heavily armed kidnappers stormed Gwantu – Headquarters of Sanga local government area of kaduna state where they kidnapped a woman after shooting her husband. Reports reaching us have it that the kidnappers, despite military presence, invaded theContinue Reading

The world is facing “formidable” challenges, including COVID-19, monkeypox, and the war in Ukraine, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Addressing the opening session of the UN World Health Assembly in Geneva on Sunday, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the “formidable convergence” of the newContinue Reading

  2022 Hajj, the first in two years is a Hajj with many peculiarities. Ordinarily, Hajj arrangements would have reached a climax in Nigeria around this time, only waiting for appropriate stages of execution. By now, even intending pilgrims would have bidden their distant relatives farewell as it is onlyContinue Reading

The appointment of vice chancellors in Nigerian universities is always full of intrigues. In many cases, the selection process is marred by conflicts of interests and petitions, which often results in legal actions. By Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Act 2003, otherwise called Universities Autonomy Act No. 1, 2007 and UniversitiesContinue Reading