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You bathed in the blood of Biafrans by Fani-Kayode

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THE HOMICIDAL RYTHM OF THE PYTHON DANCE On the 15th September 2016, one year ago today, I wrote the following. “You bathed in the blood of Biafrans, you crushed their bones and stripped away...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Social Media and the threat to fragile peace

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – In May, 2017, when residents of Plateau North Senatorial Zone were sensitized by a non-governmental organization, Centre for Advocacy and Rights, CAJR on...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Mr President: There Must Be Better Ways To Curb Hate Speeches

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One of the best ways to reduce dissent and rebellion which hate speeches epitomize is to govern equitably through respect for the rule of law and observance of equity and justice in a polity....

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerian singer’s video dominates Google searches

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A video posted on Twitter by a Nigerian singer, Oluwatosin Ajibade, claiming that some Nigerian musicians use Ghanaian sounds for hits, dominated searches on Google in the past one...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Jos crisis: Police warn Plateau residents over inciting comments

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Following the reported clash in Jos on Thursday, which led to the Plateau state government declaring dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital, the Police Command in the state has warned residents to...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Army faults Ikpeazu, says Op Python Dance goes on, 30 IPOB members remanded

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By Our Reporters …Army probing viral video, says 82 Div spokesman; PDP calls for panel …Police in talks with S-East govs to mobilize leaders for intervention …30 IPOB members...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Update: Jos situation under control, our people are on patrol – Police

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong There was tension Thursday evening at the Jos City center especially the Ahmadu Bello Way as well as other surrounding communities of Apata, Chobe, Katako all in Jos North...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Gov. Lalong declares dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over Hausa/Igbo clash

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Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over reported clash in the state’s capital. Vanguard earlier reported that tension had arisen in Jos as Igbo...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel

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.Releases Thematic Areas, Calls for Memos By Omeiza Ajayi & Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

WAFU CUP: We’ll beat Mali — Yusuf

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Coach Salisu Yusuf expects his team to use their intelligence to beat impressive Mali in today’s WAFU Cup opening Group A match in Ghana. Salisu-Yusuf After overcoming a determined Sierra...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Infantino writes Pinnick, congratulates Plateau United

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino has felicitated with the players, technical crew, management, backroom staff and supporters of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club’s emergence on Saturday...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Sign-on Fees: Naira rain for Nasarawa United coaches

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Coaches of Premier League club Nasarawa United will receive their outstanding N18.5 million sign-on fees for the just concluded 2016/2017 season, an official said on Wednesday.Kabiru Dogo The...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Aiteo Cup: Results of Round of 16 matches/List of qualifiers

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Abuja – Following are the results of Round of 16 matches played in both the men and women competitions of the Aiteo Cup on Wednesday: Women — Pelican Stars 1-1 FC Robo...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Board applauds LMC, Nigeria police for successful 2016/2017 NPFL season

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The Board of National Nationwide League One (NLO), on Wednesday, applauded the League Management Company (LMC) for a successful organisation of just-concluded 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Nasarawa United coaches to receive N18.5m outstanding sign-on fees

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Coaches of Premier League club Nasarawa United will receive their outstanding N18.5 million sign-on fees for the just concluded 2016/2017 season, an official said on Wednesday. Newsmen report that...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →