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Nigerian herdsmen crisis: what’s at stake?

Violence between Fulani herdsmen and farmers is one of Nigeria’s most persistent security problems and has left thousands of people dead in recent decades. The International Crisis Group think tank has warned it could become “as potentially dangerous as the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast”. herdsmen – What is …

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FG evacuates 1,030 stranded Nigerians from Libya in 2 days – Maihaja

Abuja – The Federal Government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and Jan 8, 2018. Libya returnees on arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport Sunday. Photo: Nwankpa ChijiokeAlhaji Mustapha Maihaja, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency, disclosed this at a …

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Arrival of new born symbolizes passing of baton to generation next – Bolanle Ambode

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode on Monday underscored the importance of routine immunization and post-natal care for the survival and growth of newborns, saying it was important for nursing mothers to pay greater attention to the health of their children. Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, Wife of Lagos state …

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Anti-human trafficking: Group takes campaign to Benin markets

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Concerned Edo Citizens, has taken the campaign against human trafficking to major markets in Benin metropolis, calling on the people to shun the antics of cartels, who over the years deceived youths and are now selling them into slavery. Concerned Edo Citizens, at Oliha Market, in …

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It’s do-or-die! Trafficked Nigerians’ route to slavery, deaths in Libya, Mediterranean

BY Victoria Ojeme , with UNICEF report Almost one month after 26 women and girls, believed to be Nigerians, were allegedly murdered while attempting to cross the Mediterranean, the news has continued to send shock waves across the country. The news was swiftly followed by the report that hundreds of …

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I drank my urine to survive in the desert – Libyan deportee

SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY “I had to drink my urine to survive in the desert, Nigerians were just dying like chickens everyday on our journey through the desert. I buried some of them and others we just threw away their bodies because there was no time to bury them. I …

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Inside Oba Ewuare’s reforms: The rules that must be obeyed

…BENIN MONARCH ONE YEAR AFTER SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN-CITY When Oba Ewuare 11 ascended the throne on October 20, 2016, the people of Benin Kingdom, particularly those familiar with the history of Oba Ewuare 1, knew that great things were coming the way of the kingdom. Oba Ewuare One year after, …

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Bullion van loaded with cash goes up in flames in Lagos

By Evelyn UsmanA bullion van loaded with an unspecified amount went up in flames Tuesday under Ojota bridge, Lagos . Report said that the van was driving inward toll gate, apparently to disburse the money in some banks when the unexpected happened. The exact cause of the fire which occurred …

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Police rescue man chained for 18 months in Lagos

By Evelyn Usman A middle-aged man who has been chained for 18 months in an apartment at 18 Damigoro street in Mushin area of Lagos , was Wednesday released by policemen attached to Area ‘ D’ command, Mushin. Victim being led by a policeman out of the room he was …

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A handshake of love from Tokyo to Abuja

By Joseph ErunkeIn a rare display of love and concern for the poor, Japanese Government through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects, GGP, establishes two skills centres in Abuja communities of Sabo Gida in Bwari Area Council and Durumi, near Asokoro in Abuja Municipal Area Council in a …

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