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Southern, M-Belt leaders visit Benue, insist on restructuring

By Emma Amaize, Jimitota Onoyume, Peter Duru, Perez Brisibe & Gabriel Ewepu•Declare Benue grazing law panacea to herdsmen killings•N’Delta militants demand restructuring, threaten fresh attacks•16 govs agree to provide cattle colonies•Herdsmen: Don’t turn Ekiti to war zone — Fayose warnsMAKURDI —The leadership of ethnic nationalities in Nigeria, including Afenifere, Ohanaeze …

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Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist group, — Southern, M-Belt leaders

•Make case for arrest, trial of herdsmen leaders•Insist on restructuring Nigeria; 73 killed in Benue buried•We’ll raise one-million-man army to defend Benue – UnongoEnugu —Politicians, traditional rulers and other stakeholders from the South South, South West, Middle Belt and South East, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to declare Miyetti Allah …

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2019 Presidency: Angry Atiku shuns press, others after talks with IBB

•PDP chairmanship contest down to three-man race•South-West aspirants to produce consensus candidate By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Wole Mosedami & Dirisu Yakubu Journalists and supporters of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar were, yesterday, shocked after the former vice-president came out from a meeting with former President Ibrahim Babangida with a long …

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How Ekwueme died — Igwe Laz, brother

…Buhari, Saraki, IBB, Govs, Ohanaeze, APC, PDP, others shower tributes By Our Reperters NIGERIANS across political divides, yesterday, paid glowing tributes to the late  Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died in a London clinic, Sunday night after battling with what the family said was a chest infection. …

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Biafrans not terrorists, but want to be heard — CAN President

Unfair appointments, resource allocation breed crises — Sultan By Dapo Akinrefon & Joseph ErunkeABUJA — Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigeria Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday warned against any injustice in appointments and allocation of resources in the country, saying such actions are capable …

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Mainagate  opens  floodgate  of scandals

Soni Daniel, Northern Region EditorHow govt officials, security agents, family members, banks stole N17 billion pension cash ALLEGED STOLEN CASH*Award of fictitious contracts to cronies – N5.7 b*Payment to ghost pensioners – N830 million*Allowances for non-existing trips – N1.365 b*Purported payment to state pensions boards – N4.1 b*Purported payment to …

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I didn’t take any vehicle from IGP — Aisha Buhari

…Senator Misau’s allegation baseless — Police Force HQ…Says vehicles meant for escorts in Mrs. Buhari’s convoy…Insists IGP Idris did not manipulate his retirement age..IGP exposed Buhari’s wife, others —Misau By Henry Umoru, Kingsley Omonobi, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph Erunke Misau, Idris and Aisha   Mrs. Buhari’s reaction came as Force …

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FG explains why it labelled IPOB a terrorist group

•Says US position on IPOB unfortunate, unacceptable By Clifford Ndujihe (With agency report)ABUJA – THE Federal Govern-ment, yesterday, disa-greed with the United States of America on the status of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. It described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable” the position of the US government over Nigeria’s declaration of …

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Restructure Nigeria before 2019 polls – Eminent Nigerians

•Only restructuring can save Nigeria — Adebanjo, Nwodo, Akinrinade, Maku, Ann-Kio Briggs, others…LAGOS—NOTABLE Nigerians from different walks of life, including representatives of Afenifere and Ohanaeze converged on Lagos, yesterday, with a call for restructuring of the country before the 2019 general elections. From left: Mr. Yinka Odunmakin, Moderator; Dr. Amos …

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I shall return to my duties, continue serving Nigerians soon – Buhari

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruPresident Muhammadu Buhari has written President Alpha Conde of Guinea, thanking him for the nationwide prayers held, last week, by Guineans for his recovery and good health. President Muhammad Buhari receives in audience APC delegation lead by APC National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun. Others are Imo State Governor …

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