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He doesn’t represent us – Northern Elders rejects Gumi for defending bandits

A coalition of some Northern elders on Wednesday disassociated themselves from comments made by an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi who has been holding peace talks with bandits across Kaduna, Zamfara and Niger State. The northern elders dissociated themselves from allegations the Islamic cleric made after one of his meetings where he said non-Muslim soldiers had […]

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Nigerian Army disowns video clip on security operations in Orlu

The Nigerian Army has disowned a video clip circulating on social media concerning its ongoing internal security in Orlu, Imo state. Deputy Director, Public Relations Department, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Col. Aliyu Yusuf, on Wednesday, said this in a statement in Enugu. “The attention of the Division had been drawn to an orchestrated […]

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Wike slams Senate for confirming Buratai, others as Ambassadors

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has taken a swipe at the Nigerian Senate for confirming the immediate past Service Chiefs as Non-Career Ambassador-Designates. The Senate Tuesday confirmed the appointment of the immediate past service chiefs; Abayomi Olonisakin, former chief of defence staff; Tukur Buratai, former chief of army staff; Ibok-Ete Ibas, former chief of naval […]

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We don’t carry AK-47 riffles like herdsmen – Benue farmers refute Gov Lalong’s claim

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria(AFAN), Benue State Chapter has refuted claims by the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong that farmers also bear AK-47 riffles like the armed Fulani herdsmen. Governor, Simon Lalong during a programme on Channels Television recently, accused farmers of carrying arms against the Fulani herdsmen. Reacting, a statement jointly signed by […]

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FCT: Police directed to release Ifeoma Abugu’s corpse for proper burial

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel has ordered the police to release the corpse of Ms Ifeoma Abugu, who was allegedly murdered by operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Abuja. Recall that Abugu a graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu State was arrested on September 10 when SARS […]

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Lukaku breaks silence on ‘God’ celebration aimed at Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, has finally reacted to his ‘God’ celebration reportedly ‘aimed’ at AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Recall that tensions between Lukaku and Ibrahimovic have raged since a clash in last month’s Coppa Italia, during which both strikers nearly came to blows. Inter Milan thrashed their rivals AC Milan 3-0 in a Serie […]