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A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, said on Wednesday that herdsmen had destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm.
Delegates to a rare conference of South-east, Sout-west, South-south and North-central political leaders have demanded that the Federal Government declare the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders group, and Fulani herdsmen as terrorist groups.
Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and chieftain of Afenifere, on Sunday said the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should cover their faces in shame over the handling of the recent killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state.
Some surmised that the visit was a new political rapprochement between the leaders of the Yoruba socio-political group and All Progressives Congress National Leader. Some labelled it a re-alignment of forces.
Leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said the national question on the unity of Nigeria should be addressed else peace will elude the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
Barely 24 hours after the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) canvassed a return to the 1963 Constitution, the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has announced plans to reconvene its national confab adjourned in 2007 following calls for the restructuring of the country.
Notable Statesmen and Eminent Leaders of thought across the country have concluded plans to mobilise national consensus and popular harmony on the agitations for the restructuring of Nigeria to forestall possible degeneration of the festering ethnic political acrimony in the country.
The Presidency yesterday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has no powers to restructure the country by military fiat.
A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.
The former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has lent his voice to the call for the nation’s restructuring, saying it is not an attack on the North.
Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has advocated a restructuring of Nigeria that would allow each region of the country to have a distinct Constitution to reflect the autonomy and differences among the regional units.
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed surprise at the news report, quoting Chief Ayo Adebanjo as saying he described those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.
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Egyptian FA president Hany Abo Rida has said that Spanish giants Real Madrid will try to sign Mohamed Salah from Liverpool.
The American embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of next year, US Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli parliamentarians to enthusiastic applause.
New Bordeaux manager Gus Poyet says Malcolm will not be leaving the club in January.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has concluded plans to enhance the agricultural production output of farmers in Ebonyi State through its Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE) programme.
An Ikole-Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti State on Monday fixed Feb. 5 to deliver judgment in a divorce suit filed by Folorunsho Onipede over his wife’s absence from home for 11 days.
A Middlesbrough fan has been arrested for allegedly urinating in the opposition team goalkeeper's water bottle, police said.
A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult — King Crackers.
At least five Niger soldiers were killed and a dozen others wounded this week in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's southeast, security sources told AFP on Friday.
The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that his government will not sack any teacher in the state as from January 2018.