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Peter Obi

Peter Obi urges PDP leaders to remain united

Mr Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections on Monday urged leaders of the party to be united in defending democracy in the country.

Lassa fever: Four suspected cases recorded in Adamawa

Adamawa State government on Monday confirmed four suspected cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Terrorism: PDP urges National Assembly to summon President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to upon resumption on Tuesday urgently use its legislative instruments to intervene in the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Leah Sharibu

Cleric: Ahmad Salkida told me Leah Sharibu has been delivered of a baby

President of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (Church of the Brethren), Rev Joel Billi, has revealed that a journalist who has access to Boko Haram, Ahmad Salkida, told him Leah had become a mother.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Boko Haram: Apostle Suleiman condemns killing of CAN chairman

The senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Lawan Andimi, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Boko Haram: CAN leader sends message to Christians, Muslims

The Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Adamawa State, Bishop Dami Mamza, has warned that the intention of the Boko Haram terrorist group is to create a fiction between Christians and Muslims in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

CAN asks President Buhari to arrest Miyetti Allah leaders

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest leaders of the Miyetti Allah organisation over killings in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Taraba states, among others.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Hausa Christians mourn slain CAN chairman

The Hausa Christians Foundation (HACFO) has described the gruesome murder of Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram Islamic fundamentalists as barbaric and most unkind.

PDP NEC to meet again on Imo, other issues

Barely one week after the 87th National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met to discuss the removal of Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo state, it will meet again on Monday to discuss the matter and other issues affecting the party.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Anglican bishops ask Justice Tanko to resign over Imo guber verdict

The Bishops of Anglican Church have rejected the Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 Imo State governorship polls, which sacked Emeka Ihedioha of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and replaced him with Hope Uzodinma of All Progressives Congress, APC, and called for the reversal of the judgment.

PFN, Northern governors condemn killing of CAN chairman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, after refusing a ransom of N50 million.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Boko Haram terrorists kill officer, seven soldiers in Borno

A Nigerian Army officer and seven soldiers have been killed in a fierce battle against Boko Haram terrorists in Mainok, 60 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno State, North-East Nigeria.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Amotekun: A vote of no confidence in President Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in the country.

US earmarks N2.8 billion to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

As a way of addressing the conflicts between the herdsmen and farmers, the United States Agency for International Development has allocated about N2.8 billion ($8m) for the provision of water for about 50,000 herders and 4,000 smallholder farmers in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri: I’ll recover stolen public funds in Adamawa

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has pledged to recover public funds stolen under past administrations in the state.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri: I’ll probe Mohammed Bindow’s administration, local councils

The governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said he would soon step on toes by probing the Mohammed Bindow-led-All Progressives Congress government from the state to local government levels.

Over 400 herdsmen arrested in Benue for flouting anti open grazing law

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday disclosed that over 400 herdsmen have so far been arrested for flouting the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law enacted in the state.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.