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Nigeria being set on fire, Northern elders tell Buhari

By Festus Ahon, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dennis Agbo & Chioma Onuegbu Pondering the insecurity situation in the country, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has again asked President Muhammadu Buhari to act swiftly to put things under control, saying the country was being set on fire under his watch. Spokesman of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, in […]

Miyetti Allah tells government to let all Nigerians carry guns

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) Bauchi State chapter, has asked the Federal Government to let all Nigerians carry weapons for their self-protection. Chairman of MACBAN in Bauchi, Sadiq Ibrahim Ahmed, said this while responding to comments by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed. The governor had previously said herdsmen […]

Inter-ethnic clashes: Buhari finally breaks silence

By Abankula President Muhammadu Buhari has finally broken his disquieting silence over inter-ethnic clashes across Nigeria, vowing to protect all religious and ethnic groups. Even though people were expecting him to speak directly, his intervention came via a statement by spokesman, Garba Shehu. And the statement did not pointedly address the grievances of the warriors. […]

Pastor Sarah Omakwu sends warning to comedians

An Abuja based cleric has cautioned both Christian and non-christian comedians to refrain from using Christianity or any other religion for entertainment. Sarah Omakwu, Senior Pastor of Family Worship Centre (FWC) in Abuja, gave the caution on Sunday in Abuja during her Bible teaching series on “How to Love God”. Omakwu said that part of […]

Why I said herders should carry Ak-47 rifles for self defence- Gov. Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has explained himself over a comment he made about Fulani herdsmen carrying Ak-47 rifles for self-defence. The governor made a clarification on Sunday in a statement issued by Mr Mukhtar Gidado, his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media. The governor said that the primary objective of his comment was […]

Interesting Video of the Week: The Okonjo-Iweala you have never seen

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the new Director-General of the World Trade Organization, confirms that she is in with the times. Watch. I waited months to post this video. Congrats ⁦@NOIweala⁩. pic.twitter.com/rNsCiYE8xR — Oluyomi Ojo (@OluyomiOjo) February 15, 2021

Your silence over attacks against Yorubas worrisome, Tinubu told

Political Activist, Timi Frank, has called on a former Governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “to speak up in defence of the Yoruba race now under fierce attacks by herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers.” This is even as the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of […]

Police deploy surveillance helicopter, mobile force, others to Oyo

Nigeria Police Force boss Mohammed Adamu on Monday deployed “intervention and stabilisation forces” to Oyo State over the ethnic conflicts happening in the state. Adamu said the deployment is “to reclaim the public space, reinforce security and bolster public confidence in the areas affected by the recent crisis in the State.” According to the police […]

Sanwo-Olu receives notes Jakande left for him before his death

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Three days after the passing of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the late first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday received two notes left for him by Jakande before his death. Sanwo-Olu led a delegation of top government functionaries in the State to the Fidau (Islamic funeral prayer) held for […]

Okonjo-Iweala speaks on appointment as director-general of WTO

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Monday said she is “honoured” to have been named as the director-general of World Trade Organisation. Okonjo-Iweala was appointed on Monday, months after key ambassadors of the trade organisation recommended her for the job. Her confirmation was initially stalled by the then Donald Trump administration in the United States’ […]

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