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Fulani herdsmen worse than Boko Haram – Colonel Stan-Labo

A retired military officer, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo, on Thursday said herdsmen attacks in states might be worse than the Boko Haram insurgency.

We warned Nigerians that Libya is deadly – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, says Nigerians were warned against going to “deadly and dangerous” Libya.

Anambra guber: UPP’s Osita Chidoka expresses disappointment with INEC ahead of election

The United Progressive Party (UPP) candidate in the upcoming Anambra Governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has expressed disappointment with the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC).

President Buhari’s visit to South-East has nothing to do with politics – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East region was politically motivated.

2018 Budget: Federal govt not courageous enough to increase spending – Bismarck Rewane

A leading economist and financial derivatives analyst, Bismarck Rewane, has said the federal government is not courageous enough to increase its spending in the 2018 budget proposal.

Afenifere faults alleged special treatment of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal

The termination of Mr Oke’s appointment follows the discovery of huge sums of cash in various currencies in a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

I will not sweep Abdulrasheed Maina’s case ‘under the carpet’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will not sweep the case involving the embattled former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, under the carpet.

Senator Isah Misau docked, granted N5m bail over corruption allegations against IGP Ibrahim idris

The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama for making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the Nigerian Police Force.

Presidency dismisses alleged marginalization of Igbos ​

The Presidency has dismissed insinuations in certain quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari is marginalizing the South East region especially in the area of appointments.

2019: INEC chief Mahmood Yakubu reveals lesson Nigeria learnt from Liberia election

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed the lesson Nigeria’s top electoral body learnt from the ongoing election in Liberia.

Why there are many illegal firearms in Nigeria – expert

A front-line security consultant and former British police officer, Vince Onyekwelu, has said the recent seizure of arms, especially pump-action rifles, by the Nigerian Customs Service, paints a worrisome picture.

INEC back in court over Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will return to court on Thursday to request the substituted service of the recall petition and documents on the Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye.

The Senate and theft of Nigerian voices

Simply put, “Nigerians are inmates in a lunatic asylum” or in a slave camp where the master’s love for his captives begins and ends with his deification, plain exploitation, pure evil and outright dehumanisation.

I have not gained anything from PDP – Ubah

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Anambra State, Ifeanyi Ubah, says he has not made any gain in his entire life from the Party.

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We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

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Archbishop Kaigama urges federal govt to invest in farming, cattle rearing

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has advised the Federal Government to support farmers and herders with incentives as a way of addressing the continuous clashes between them in some parts of the country.

DPR, IPMAN bicker over fuel scarcity in Niger

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