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Only Buhari ‘ll stop Fulani herdsmen attack —S-East town unions

By Ugochukwu Alaribe The Association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, has said only President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the rampaging Fulani herdsmen from inflicting more pain on Nigerians and urged him to act without further delay. The working president, walking gently in the farm Chairman of the Association, Chief …

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“You have qualities of soldiers”, Army committee tells Borno Gov.

By God Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri The House of Representatives Committee on Army has described Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima as a courageous leader with qualities inherent in soldiers at battle fronts. ‎The committee gave this verdict when members, led by representative Prestige Chinedu Ossy ‎paid a courtesy call on Shettima at …

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Buhari congratulates Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams, tasks him on national unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Otunba Gani Adams, Leader of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land. President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Friday, charged Adams …

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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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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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…if there was no peace, there would be no progress – Titi Abubakar

Abuja – The Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Sen. Binta Garba, has stressed the need for increased communal interface to check the rate of violent conflicts in the country. She made the call during Strategy Meeting with Adamawa State Influential Women in the Diaspora on Equal Opportunities Bill and …

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Ngwuta trial: Court orders counting of N4m tendered as exhibit

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered that the N4 million tendered as evidence in the ongoing trial of Supreme Court Judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta be counted before it is admitted as evidence. Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court Justice John Tsoho gave the order after a prosecution …

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2018 budget defence: FG monetises N280m on cars for ex-presidents

By Emman OvuakporieABUJA—THE financial  report presented by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,OSGF, to the House of Representatives, yesterday, indicated that N280 million allocated for purchase of cars for former Presidents but was monetised. Gowon, OBJ, Shagari, IBB, Shonekan, Abdulsalami, Jonathan and Buhari Secretary to …

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Naira sells at N361.5 per Dollar at parallel market

The Naira was sold at N361.5 to the Dollar at the parallel market on Tuesday while the Pound Sterling and the Euro sold at N475 and N420 respectively. Naira-Dollar At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira traded at N362 to the Dollar, slightly lower than the parallel market …

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