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What a cow says about the president

There was a video of President Muhammadu Buhari that shocked me recently and undermined my confidence in his ability to end the deadly attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Death toll from herdsmen attack reaches 80

Eighty people have been killed in Nigeria's central state of Benue since December 31 following clashes between cattle herders and farmers that have forced tens of thousands from their homes, an emergency official said on Tuesday.

Attack on Ibrahim Magu’s house: We won’t be deterred – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the attack on a farmhouse belonging to commission’s acting chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will not deter it from its resolve to rid Nigeria of corruption.

Coalition condemns Senator Saraki’s antics against Sahara Reporters

The Coalition for Press Freedom and Whistleblower Protection (CPFWP), a coalition of media and civil society organisations, has condemned the use of violence with impunity against the online media organisation, Sahara Reporters, “at the apparent behest of Senate President Bukola Saraki”.

2019: PDP will not produce a northern president – Ex-Minister Tanimu Turaki

Former Minister for Special Duties under the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Tanimu Turaki, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party will not produce a northern president in 2019.

PDP owns President Buhar’s APC government – Ex-Governor Sule Lamido

A former ​governor of ​Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, ​has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC led government is owned by his party, the PDP.

Civil society cautions against fake news

Mr Mukhtar Akoshile, the National Secretary, League of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria, has cautioned Nigerians and media organisations to against spreading fake news to avoid over heating the polity.

Ibe Kachickwu’s lost war and President Buhari’s burden

If a war foretold does not take the cripple by surprise, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, is in a situation worse than physical handicap. He’s a victim of his own naivety but his appointer could be in a bigger dilemma.

Alhassan and the game of long knives

Those who thought that Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting would be the political funeral for Minister of Women Affairs Aisha Alhassan may have exaggerated her dilemma after all.

Melaye to appeal court ruling on his recall – Ozekhome

Mike Ozekhome, the lawyer to embattled senator, Dino Melaye, has vowed to file an appeal on Tuesday against the judgement by the federal high court ordering continuation of the process for the federal lawmaker’s recall.

LASU ASUU chairman blames sack on ‘political moves’

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, Isaac Oyewunmi, has denied the corruption allegation levelled against him by the authorities of the school.

We’ve no corrupt relationship with Alison-Madueke – Aiteo

Aiteo Group has described as scandalous and defamatory, a publication alleging without any foundation whatsoever, that the company maintained a corrupt relationship with the erstwhile Nigerian Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Buhari’s govt won’t gag the media – Presidency

The Presidency has reassured that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration would not muzzle the media.

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Bloody clash averted in Delta over killing by herdsmen

The tension at Onicha-Olona community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, occasioned by the killing of a farmer by Fulani herdsmen on Friday has been doused.

Nigeria, Saudi record biggest increase in oil output

Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Gencos gulped N152.9bn of N701bn power sector fund in seven months

The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has disbursed a total of N152.974 billion to 23 power generation companies (Gencos) within the first seven months of 2017, according to a report.

President Buhari’s achievements has surpassed 16 years of PDP rule – Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has declared that the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in the last two and half years have surpassed the achievements of former ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in sixteen years.

Nigeria is a free-press state – Governor Amosun

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun says Nigeria is a free-press state where the media is expected to play critical roles in peace building without inhibitions.

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Armed Forces Day: Katsina govt hails military on security

The Katsina State Government has commended the ‘tireless efforts’ of the military at checking the menace of armed banditry and cattle rustling in the area.

Gernot Rohr to name final World Cup squad after England friendly – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have disclosed that coach Gernot Rohr will name his final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia immediately after the high-profile warm-up against England at Wembley.

Arsenal close to signing £44m Malcom

Arsenal are closing in on the £44 million signing of Bordeaux forward Malcom, with further meetings with the player’s representatives planned for Monday.

NDLEA destroys 77.82 hectares of Indian hemp farm in Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Osun on Friday said it destroyed 77.28 hectares of Indian hemp farm in the state in 2017.

FCT council commences polio immunisation, targets 70,000 children

The Primary Health Care Centre in Kuje Area Council, FCT on Saturday said it targets to immunise more than 70,000 children against polio.