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IBB, Jonathan, Shagari absent at Council of State

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—-Saraki receives standing ovation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Kllings: CAN urges Buhari re-organise security agencies

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By Gbenga Oke Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has condemned in strong terms the incessant killings and insecurity ravaging the country and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Senate moves to separate chairman of CBN board from gov

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—MOVES by the Senate to separate the Chairman of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, board from the governor of the apex bank, yesterday, got a boost as a Bill for an Act to...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Bonny/Bodo Road: Reps urge FG to grant tax rebate to NLNG

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—To ensure uninterrupted work and early completion of Bonny–Bodo Road project in Rivers State, members of House of Representatives at plenary, yesterday,...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara Govt. has spent N14.9 bn on security, says Deputy Governor

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Zamfara Government has spent N14.9 billion on security matters in the last six years, the state Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has said. Wakkala made the disclosure when Maj.-Gen....

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Teacher flogs student to death in Zamfara

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A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara has allegedly flogged a student to death. The incident was revealed on Wednesday by Alhaji...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

61% of Nigerians endorse creation of state police – Survey

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – In spite of resistance against its formation by a segment of the country, the proposed creation of state police has enjoyed the support and approval of over 61...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: Use air surveillance to identify location of bandits, Senate tells FG

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of armed bandits in Zamfara, with...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Buhari and Trump: Comparisons, contrasts of Consolers-in-Chief

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The actions and inactions of Presidents Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari to similar eruptions of violence in their two countries have elicited commentary on the expectations from Nigerian...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

The Zamfara massacre: making sense of nonsense

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By Rotimi Fasan NIGERIANS are fast losing count of the number of casualties lost in the series of attacks attributed to armed herdsmen across different parts of northern Nigeria and the rest of...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: Group urges govt. to assist affected communities

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has called for census of all the communities affected by recent killings by bandits and cattle rustlers in the state with a view of assisting...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara Killings: Senate urges FG to flush out bandits

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The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of suspected armed bandits involved in the Feb. 14 killings in...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

The Fulanisation of Nigeria and the perfidy of the British (part 2)

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By Femi Fani-Kayode Perhaps the most insightful and concise contribution that I have read about the history of the Fulani and their inordinate ambition and insatiable thirst for domination and...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Senate to FG: Tell Niger, Chad to block criminals from using their territories to attack Nigerians

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In its bid to stop the incessant killings in Nigeria, the Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal government to mount diplomatic pressure on Niger and Chad republic respectively, to block criminals...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari departs Katsina for Yola

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday departed Katsina State, for Yola after a five-day private visit to his home in Daura. The president was in Daura to commiserate with members of his extended...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

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