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Letter to the Defence Minister: If It Is Not Too Late Already

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In view of your coming appointment with the Senate and as you sit atop the country’s security architecture, I feel this compelling need to address this letter to you. I understand that the...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

The quit notice, hate speeches and buhari’s northernisation/islamisation agenda

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By Professor Ben Nwabueze NATURE OF HATE SPEECHES In the aftermath of the divisions in the country caused by President Buhari’s Northernisation/ Islamisation Agenda, as manifested in his...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: It’s like President Buhari is living on another planet – Fayose

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…decries killings says Yari vindicates me on $1bn withdrawal Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the claim by Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, that security...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Bruce writes Buhari over Benue killings

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The senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray-Bruce, has written a short letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure to visit victims of Benue state. Senator Ben...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: Admit failures, seek help ; PDP tells Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemns the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State. Zamfara village The party in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan the...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

APC leaders, Tinubu to meet Buhari in Daura

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Daura(Katsina), – President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress at his country home in Daura, Katsina state today,...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 10 suspects for allegedly burning IDPs houses in Nasarawa

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Lafia – The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 10 people for allegedly setting ablaze the houses deserted by the Internally Displaced Persons (IPDs) in Nasarawa/Benue border...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Benue attacks: Can IGP, Defence minister check out these dates?

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WHAT are the immediate and remote causes of the unceasing killings in Benue? How can the flowing rivers of blood in Benue be dammed and stopped? Answers to these questions are legion and varied....

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Now that snakes are swallowing millions

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Very strange things really do happen in Nigeria, and in quick succession, too. As the now popular saying goes, there’s no dull moment in the country. Snake In 2008, for instance, the...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Voters Registration: Anger, frustrations trail exercise

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Since the commencement of the Voters Registration Exercise, it has been complaints galore across the country. In some parts of the country, the exercise has been smooth with enough registration...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Tackling Herdsmen Menace in Delta State

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One of the security challenges confronting the nation today is the menace of rampaging herdsmen and the trail of blood and death left behind. Today, the federal government seems incapable of...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

NNPC dispatches 29.058m litres of PMS to 13 states

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it supplied a total of 29.058 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol to thirteen Northern states in three...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari meets APC Governors’ Forum in Daura

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President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors with members of the 18 state governors of the APC Governors’ Forum in Daura, Katsina State on Friday. Newsmen report that three of the...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Benue University postpones examination over students’ protest

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The management of the Benue State University on Friday postponed its planned session examination over students’ protest. Newsmen report that the leadership of the students’ union,...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Group unveils report to end farmers, herdsmen conflicts

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Synergos Nigeria, an NGO, on Thursday said it was developing new controlled grazing mechanism to address the herdsmen and farmers conflicts in parts of the Northern Region. The Field Manager of...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →