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Adamawa: Biafra agitation unnecessary – Igbo community

Onemaka urged the agitators to consider the consequences of plunging Nigerian into chaos by divisive activities, citing the devastating impact of the civil war.

IPOB: Saraki tasks Igbo Senators on peace in South-East

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has tasked Senators from the South East region to seriously educate their constituents on the need to maintain the unity of Nigeria.

IPOB: Buhari delayed in dealing with Kanu – Idahosa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has said President Muhammadu Buhari delayed in dealing with several issues especially Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Riek Machar’s men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

Fighters loyal to an exiled former deputy president in South Sudan have attacked government forces in Unity state, leading to the deaths of 25 people including civilians, according to officials.

Militants warn IPOB to steer clear of Niger Delta region

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators have vowed to resist attempt to drag the Niger Delta region into agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but said it was time the Nigerian government allow the Igbos to have a country of their own in the interest of the nation’s nascent democracy.

Southeast leaders, Islamic group seek peace as Igbos close shops in Kaduna

Igbo leaders, Islamic groups and socio-cultural organisations in Kaduna yesterday appealed to the people of the state and the North to maintain peace and order in their domains.

Edo group faults call for secession of Nigeria

A group, under the aegis of Concerned Edo Leaders of Thought (CELT), on Wednesday, faulted a call for the secession of the country, saying that Nigeria could do better if it remains as one entity.

Motorists bemoan state of Enugu-Onitsha highway

Motorists plying Enugu-Onitsha dual carriage are going through difficulties due to the bad state of a section of the road, it was gathered.

Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace

Pope Francis left Colombia on Sunday with calls for reconciliation after its half-century civil war and a peaceful end to the deadly crisis in neighboring Venezuela.

Red Cross shocked by driver’s killing in South Sudan

The Red Cross says it is shocked by the killing of one of its staffers in South Sudan as dangers to humanitarian workers rise amid the country's civil war.

South Sudan election risks prolonging civil war – UN

South Sudan's plan to hold elections next year risks "deepening and extending" an already devastating civil war, the United Nations warned.

South Sudan asks US to reconsider sanctions on top officials

The sanctions freeze assets they may have in US jurisdictions, ban them from travel to the US and bar Americans from doing business with them. Three firms owned by Reuben — All Energy Investments, A+ Engineering, Electronics & Media Printing and Mak International Services —also are targeted

US sanctions senior South Sudan officials

The United States slapped sanctions on Wednesday against three senior South Sudan officials accused of fomenting and profiting from the four-year civil war in Africa's youngest country.

Sallah: Let’s avoid another civil war – CAN president tells Nigerians

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has urged Nigerians to avoid a second civil war in the country, saying no country has ever survived two civil wars.

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Arewa youths tells fed govt to expose, prosecute those behind IPOB

Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, on Friday in Kaduna observed that the only way to put an end to the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is to expose and prosecute those behind the illegal organization.

Kogi now peaceful, safe – govt

The Kogi Government on Friday said that the state was now peaceful and safe, following its collaboration with security agencies to stamp out high rate of insecurity that had been bedevilling it since 2016.

US to replace travel ban with targeted restrictions

The U.S. is preparing to announce targeted travel restrictions to replace an earlier controversial travel ban aimed at visitors from six Muslim-majority nations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

Indonesian officials raised the highest possible alert for a volcano on the resort island of Bali late Friday, after tremors prompted thousands to flee over fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

My vision for Nigerian Army – Buratai

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Friday said his vision was to have a professional and responsive army in the discharge of constitutional roles.

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200 Turks granted asylum in Germany

Almost 200 Turks with diplomatic passports have been granted asylum in Germany since a failed putsch attempt in Turkey in 2016, the German interior ministry has said on Tuesday.

Fed govt determined to meet Egmont group, FATF conditions – AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Sunday assured Nigerians that the Federal Government would do the needful to ensure that Nigeria secured the membership of the global anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing monitoring body, the Financial Action Task Force.

Sexual dysfunction in male, female very high in Nigeria – Don

Professor of Biochemistry, Musa Yakubu, on Wednesday said that about 97 per cent of marital issues in Nigeria were as a result of sexual dysfunction or bedroom inadequacies in men and women.

NGE chief urges journalists to make career self-sustaining

President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, has challenged Nigerian editors to not only report, but find the enterprise aspect of making a future from their service and high professionalism.

IPOB: Bashir Tofa calls for National Conference

A prominent Northern political leader, Bashiru Tofa, on Friday asked the Nigerian government to urgently convene a national peace conference to tackle issues of political agitations and crisis rocking the nation.