Johnathan Bags African Peace Award
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, was on Friday, honoured as the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020.
He was among the African leaders who were honoured by the UK-based African Leadership Magazine for his outstanding contributions to peace in the continent.
“Today, at the 9th edition of the African Leadership Person of the Year Awards, I was honoured as the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020.
Another Prominent Nigerian Dies
Popular Nigerian music producer, Ayorinde Faboro popularly known as Dr Frabz is dead. The death of the prolific music producer was confirmed to The Punch by his colleague, Samklef. However, according to a tweet by popular singer Nikki Laoye, the music producer was shot.
APC Advocates Tighter Security Around Schools
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday in Abuja said collective efforts were needed to ensure tighter security around schools and to end banditry and kidnapping in the country.
The party said this in a statement by Senator John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary of its Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).
The party was reacting to the release of the abducted school children of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger.
Akpanudoedehe welcomed the safe release of the school children, teachers, and their family members, saying their release was a sequel to the earlier release of passengers of Niger State Transport Authority.