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Buhari listens only to his 80-year-old uncle —Tony Nyiam

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•Says President is merely in office and not in power •Claims only two southern ministers have access to C-in-C •Explains why corruption thrives in the oil sector By Chioma Gabriel,...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari: When bigotry and incompetence threaten Nigerian unity(2)

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By Dele Sobowale “O! What a tangled web we weave/ When first we practice to deceive.”—Sir Walter Scott, 1771-1832 “Seven states of the North are only represented in my...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

The politics of land

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If you were familiar with Sherlock Homes, the popular but fictional British detective, then you would know the phrase, ‘things are not always what they seem.’ It was a phrase he loved...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo joins Buhari’s Former Friends (BFFs)

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor When Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday afternoon issued what he termed as a special press release, he inevitably enrolled himself in a special club – to...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

36, 000 Cameroonian refugees in Cross River—Lawmaker

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Rep. Sani Zoro, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and Refugees, on Friday in Abuja, said there were no fewer than 36,000 Cameroonian refugees in...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Attacks: Fulani herders, farmers reach truce in Oyo

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As the Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mr Abiodun Odude organised a reconciliatory meeting at the Police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan where all the stakeholders rubbed minds on how lasting peace...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

PDP chieftain accuses Buhari of failing to protect lives

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By Gbenga Oke Pioneer Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Aniete Okon, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to protect innocent lives that are being lost...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Reasons for New Year Day Benue massacre – Defence Minister

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…Says anti-open grazing law, blockade of grazing routes main causes …Moves on to monitor social media posts of ‘prominent Nigerians’ …Agrees to pay $494m for aircraft...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom, Kwankwaso mourn as herdsmen kill policeman, farmer

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Despite efforts by security personnel to stem the killings in Benue State, a Police officer and a farmer were, in the early hours of yesterday, killed in a fresh attack...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen: Group storms Abuja, calls for immediate probe of Ortom, Ishiaku

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Protesters numbering over 500, Thursday, shutdown the capital city of Abuja, in protest of the protracted clashes between farmers and herdsmen, which have resulted to the deaths of many Nigerians...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Police chief warns personnel against “oppressing” members of the public

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Gombe – Mr Kayode Aderanti, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG). in charge of zone 3, has warned Policemen against harassing and oppressing members of the public. Police IG orders...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Monarch to Buhari: Send Army after killer-herdsmen

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—WORRIED by the incessant killings of farmers in various parts of the country by some Fulani herdsmen, the traditional ruler of Obosi community in Idemili North...

Wed Jan 24th, 2018     Read More →

Nkire, ex-PPA chairman tasks politicians on continous education

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By Emmanuel Aziken LAGOS—FORMER national chairman of the Progressive People’s Alliance, PPA Chief Sam Nkire has urged politicians in the country to continue on the path of education,...

Wed Jan 24th, 2018     Read More →

Not all Fulani people are criminals – APC chieftain

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An All Progressives Congress, APC, party chieftain and elder statesman in Taraba, Alhaji Dahiru Umar, on Tuesday, called on the media to stop portraying all Fulani people as criminals because of...

Tue Jan 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Nyame’s alleged N1.64 bn fraud case. Court adjourns until Feb. 28

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Abuja – An FCT High Court, Gudu, on Tuesday adjourned until Feb. 28, the adoption of final written addresses in former Taraba Gov. Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case. Jolly...

Tue Jan 23rd, 2018     Read More →