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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians to desist from tagging members of ethnic groups different from their own as criminals.
The crisis rocking the Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has taken a new dimension as the office of the faction led by Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi was demolished on Tuesday.
Sen. Shehu Sani has said that avoidable doom awaits the All Progressives Congress at the 2019 polls should Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu fail to reconcile aggrieved members.
Jimoh Moshood, the current Police Public Relations officer in Abuja is probably the most unprofessional occupier of that office since 1999. His lack of professionalism and ready capacity to perpetually say the wrong thing at the right time is the reason why he should be relieved forthwith of that important position.
The Senate on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari and the Executive that what was required at the moment to nip in the bud, cases of Killings, kidnappings, mayhem and general lawlessness, is a leadership that would dounce the flames and reduce the tension in the land.
It was gathered that the intense lobby resulted in certain underground meetings by Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, with governors of the North-East and politicians from the geopolitical zone in the remote Yankari Games Reserve in Bauchi, recently.
Jimoh Moshood, public relations officer of the Nigeria Police Force, has described Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, as “a drowning man”.
The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) has said the will not be part of the present political movement known as Coalition of Nigeria Movement (CNM).
The Jigawa State House of Assembly yesterday evening deliberated and passed the 2018 Appropriation bill of N138.6 billion to law.
The Senate has announced its decision to suspend the national summit on security as a mark of honour to former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who will be buried on Saturday.
They were miffed that the Defence Minister “in his comments attributed the unprovoked barbaric murder of innocent and defencelss children, pregnant women and the aged in Benue State to the enactment of the Anti-Open Grazing Law by the Government of Benue State.”
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has lashed at the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, over his comments on the recent killings in the state, saying he was allegedly complicit against Benue.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says the same immunity from prosecution enjoyed by the President and Vice-President appears to be applicable to herdsmen and their cattle.
Justin Forsyth, the deputy executive director of the UN Children’s Fund, has resigned over allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, on Thursday said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
The Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, told newsmen after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, that their mission was merely to condole with the President over the loss of two members of his extended family.
The Federal Government on Thursday launched the Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality to promote the availability of safe drinking water for all Nigerians.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday confirmed the death of one person in the two cases of Lassa fever recorded in the territory.
The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had drilled a bore hole in Sambisa Forest to enhance water supply to troops and communities in the area as part of efforts to make the forest habitable.
The House of Representatives, yesterday, considered and approved the budget of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Kano State Accountant General, Hajiya Aisha Bello, on Thursday in Kano tendered her letter of resignation to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.
The Senate on Wednesday waded into the ongoing strike of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and National Association of Academic Technologists.