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Sultan says not all Fulani herders are bandits

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Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said that not all Fulani herdsmen engage in...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Ekiti monarchs endorse Fayemi for 2023 presidency, solicit support

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The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has resolved to prevail on Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest for Presidency in 2023, stressing that he is well qualified for the task of leading the...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Senator Adeyemi calls Abia governor 'champagne-drinking man' during plenary

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Senator Smart Adeyemi representing Kogi West Tuesday veered off while he was contributing to a motion on the urgent need for the restoration and revalidation of the Safe School initiative in...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Trade restrictions, climate change threaten Nigeria’s food supply

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Global researchers and agricultural scientists have said that stockpiling and trade restrictions by countries producing major food grains could lead to intercontinental food shortage, hunger and...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

‘Bauchi governor should apologise for backing herdsers on carrying guns’

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed should apologise to Nigerians over his comment that herdsmen should carry guns and other weapons to defend...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Junaidu Mohammed: Nightfall for stormy petrel from the Sahel

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Cynicism. Nonchalance. Sarcasm. Belligerence. Dr. Junaid Mohammed brought all those to bear on his politics, as he stoutly spoke truth to power. He was constant and consistent in his interventions...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

‘States must resist attempts by FG to undermine them’

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As the Federal Government mulls over an enduring panacea to the worsening deadly farmers-herders clashes, elder statesmen, civil society and socio-cultural groups are urging state governments not...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Boko Haram has transmuted to bandits, kidnappers - Sultan of Sokoto

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Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad AbubakarThe Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, has said Boko Haram insurgents...

Sat Feb 20th, 2021     Read More →

Without police background, Bawa becomes EFCC boss

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Abdulrasheed Bawa will become first substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) without police training if his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari is...

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

Wole Soyinka decries ‘cattle imperialism,’ confirms attack

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• Berates Ogun Police for lying over herdsmen invasion [FILES] Wole Soyinka. Photo/ademide25• Ortom writes Buhari says demand for justice, not anti-Fulani • Requests compensation...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,131 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,131 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 142,578. The NCDC disclosed...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Northern groups back amnesty for bandits

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Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has urged the Federal Government to support Sheikh Ahmed Gumi’s initiative by granting amnesty to bandits terrorising the region. Spokesperson of the...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Restructuring for resolution of herdsmen-farmers conflicts

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[FILES] A Hausa-Fulani boy stands while his cattle is grazing near some farms in the outskirts of Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on April 22, 2019. – Massive expansion of farming in Nigeria...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Bagudu flags-off housing scheme for flood victims, indigents

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Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has flagged-off the construction of a Housing Estate of two-bedroom bungalows at Zauro for indigents and flood victims. The News Agency...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Coronavirus: NCDC records 643 Infections, 6 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 643 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 140,391. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →