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Professor Akinyemi: External forces undermining our security

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the defunct Presidential Committee on Boko Haram during the Jonathan administration, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said that external forces were undermining the country’s security and that the forces were stronger than the country.

President Buhari is always not knowing – Senator Abaribe

A senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia-PDP), has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for constantly denying responsibility when things go wrong.

President Buhari’s IGP comment, indication of incompetent government – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided President Muhammadu Buhari for saying that he was unaware that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, did not carry out his orders regarding the security situation in Benue State, adding that such admission shows that the President is running an incompetent and uncoordinated government.

Presidency: Why President Buhari did not know IGP Ibrahim Idris disobeyed him on Benue...

A presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari did not know about the absence of the Inspector General of Police in Benue because he is “not omniscient”.

DHQ: Senator Ekweremadu’s coup comment diversionary, derogatory

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has drawn the ire of the military on its “who says the army can’t take over” comment.

Governor Fayose: Nigeria facing internal aggression

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has alleged that the longterm insurgency in the country indicates internal aggression and not external one as most people would believe.

More than 100 killed since Philippine police returned to Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war

More than 100 drug suspects have been killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to rejoin his "war on drugs", an official said Saturday.

2019: Tiv youths warn APC against fielding President Buhari as candidate

Ethnic lobby Tiv Youths Organization (TYO) has advised the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) against fielding President Buhari as its presidential flag bearer in the 2019 presidential election.

If President Buhari is thinking of running again

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello’s announcement last Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari wants more Nigerians to advise him before he makes up his mind on whether or not to seek a second term in office reminded me of a cartoon published by one Nigerian newspaper in the 1980s.

Ex-President Jonathan, wife gave order for cash delivery to BDC – Waripamo-Owei Dudafa

Hearing in the N200m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, against Skye Bank Plc and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission began on Tuesday, with a former aide of the President, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, testifying for the ex-First Lady.

Clearance of Sambisa a major milestone of insurgency war – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said that troops’s clearance of Sambisa forest is considered a major milestone in the war against insurgency operations in the Northeast.

Kenyan soldiers have degraded Somali militants – Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya said Thursday the country’s soldiers engagements have greatly degraded Somali militant group Al-Shabaab’s ability to carry out attacks in the country.

PDP faults President Buhari’s visit to Nasarawa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a swipe on President Muhammadu Buhari over Tuesday’s visit to Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital.

Federal govt to set up fire arms control commission – minister

The Federal Government on Monday announced plans to establish a commission for the control of illegal firearms in the country.


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