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Benue Govt denies arming militia group against herdsmen

The Benue State Government has denied arming militia groups to defend the people against the marauding Fulani herdsmen in the state. There were reports that troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army stationed in Takum, Taraba State, have arrested nine well-armed militia from Benue, claiming to be members of government sponsored security volunteers. The […]

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Senator Waku reveals those behind herdsmen killings

Senator Joseph Waku, Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to go after leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association (MACBAN). He insisted that they were the persons behind herdsmen killings nationwide. Waku accused MACBAN of making “provocative statements” before the January 1 attack. He accused the cattle breeders […]

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Libyan Returnees Agitate Over Non Payment Of Stipends

A mild agitation ensued among members of the latest batch of illegal immigrants evacuated from Libya, otherwise known as Libya Returnees, at the Plaza Motel, in Benin, Edo State, where they are being received, over alleged non payment of stipends to them by the government. The latest batch are among those evacuated by the Federal […]

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Reps member dumps APC, says ‘Party a sinking ship’

The Chairman, House of Representatives committee on interior, Adams Jagaba, on Monday dumped Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Jagaba, who represents Kachia/Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, announced his decision while reacting to his suspension from the APC in Kaduna State. “APC is a sinking ship and I won’t perish with it,” he said. […]

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Explain why you are afraid of investigation – Senate tells Malami

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, to explain to Nigerians why he is afraid of investigation into his involvement in the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms. The Upper Legislative Chambers said the AGF should tell Nigerians why he has […]

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Ribadu was poisoned; Nigeria politics dominated by thieves – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Onbasanjo yesterday said the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua dismantled structures he had put in place to check and curtail corruption. He stated that the removal of pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, was the beginning of Yar’Adua’s mistake. He noted that Yar’Adua had allowed former […]

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Wike releases names of suspected kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers in Rivers, calls for their arrest [List]

In furtherance of his efforts to stem the tide of crime and violence in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has given marching orders to security agencies to hunt down cult leaders terrorizing the state. Governor Wike in a comprehensive list released during his state wide broadcast on the killing of Don Wanny, said security forces […]

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Fayose became Governor by accident

A former Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has stated that Ayodele Fayose became Governor again by accident. Otunba Adebayo said this yesterday in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists, after the inauguration of a four-member strategic committee. He led the committee to do a forensic analysis of the reasons why the All Progressives […]