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No tolerance for killings, kidnappings anymore – Buhari

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Ola Ajayi, Egufe Yafugborhi, Peter Duru, Davies Iheamnachor, &Adeola Badru …Herdsmen, N-Delta militants, kidnapping, threats to peace — FG …As herdsmen...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Sack Defence Minister, rejig security architecture, Afenifere tells Buhari

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—THE Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Minister of Defence, Brig. Gen Monsur Dan Alli (retd)...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, National Assembly exploring alternative source of funding for Police – Idris

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THE Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly are exploring alternative source of funding for the Nigerian Police...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

I-G, NSA call for synergy in fight against crime

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The Inspector –General (I-G) of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has called for synergy between traditional rulers and security agencies in the fight against crime. Idris made the call while...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Data management: Ondo govt. tasks MDAs on collaboration

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Akure – The Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to collaborate with the Bureau of Statistics...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

11 DISCOs reject 18,648.66mw of electricity in 14 days

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Despite several promises made by the Federal Government to ensure total evacuation of generated power to consumers, Nigerians are yet to see any development, as the nation’s 11 Distribution...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

The Four Horsemen of the Fulani Apocalypse

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IN all probability I have some trace of Fulani blood coursing through my veins. My grandparents, for one thing, had their kind of features. My paternal grandfather Baba Gambo Galadima had what the...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerians adopt preventive measures as Lassa fever rampages

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LASSA fever is on the rampage again in Nigeria, but there are simple steps that can be taken to prevent infection. Last week, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 16 deaths in...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (3)

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By Eric Teniola BAATOUN, better known as Bariba, is the only one of the Gur languages found in Nigeria, the western parts of Kwara and Niger states. These languages have, as their nearest...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Fulani herdsman stabs NURTW member to death in Ondo

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—A commercial driver, Victor Ajisafe was reportedly stabbed to death by a suspected Fulani herdsman in Akure, Ondo State over a minor disagreement. Consequently, the...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

The economic consequences of Herdsmen/Farmer clashes – Dele Sobowale

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SEVERAL mini-wars are raging in Nigeria at once and many more might erupt as news flashes of real and imagined Fulani herdsmen attacks on communities across the country reach us daily. On Monday,...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

MFM FC Bus accident: We are safe and sound—Media Officer

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Lagos – The Media Officer of MFM FC, Olawale Quadri said on Sunday that the team was safe and sound after they were involved in an accident at Akungba, Ondo State. MFM FC The Lagos bound MFM...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Grandmother, grandchildren, 7 others die in Ondo auto crashes

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—NO fewer than 10 persons, including a grandmother and her two grandchildren, died in two separate auto crashes in Ondo State, weekend. The grandmother, identified as...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Fayemi’s Commissioner slams N20bn law suits on Fayose, others

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti-Former Commissioner for Finance in Ekiti State, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, has dragged Governor Ayodele Fayose and two others before a Federal Ekiti High Court for alleged...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Cocoa farmers allege abandonment by the FG, threaten protest

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COCOA farmers in the country have accused the Federal Ministry of Agriculture of abandoning them, threatening to protest to the seat of power in Abuja. COCOA This was contained in a communique...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →