MSSN gets new president

By our correspondent A new president was at the weekend elected, through the Shurah (an Islamic process of appointing leaders), to lead an executive that would run the affairs of the Muslims Students Society of…

Jonathan sacks NIPC boss

The Presidency on Monday sacked Mrs Saratu Umar, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity made this known in…

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Outcast: Adrift with Burma’s Rohingya

By Jason MotlaghPersecuted Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar face a dangerous journey on their way to freedom in Thailand and Malaysia. In 2012, Rakhine Buddhists tore through Rohingya Muslim communities in western Myanmar (or Burma), attacking…

Jonathan to attend ECOWAS summit in Accra

By our correspondent President Goodluck  Jonathan will leave Abuja on Tuesday to attend the 47th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government holding in…

Buhari drops `General’ from his name

The President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said that he would drop the title “General” from his name, after his inauguration as substantive president of Nigeria on May 29. Mallam Garba Shehu, the Advise on…