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Professor Soyinka: Federal government must do more to end killings

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the Federal Government to do more to end attacks and killings allegedly by criminal herdsmen in parts of the country.

Nigerians knock President Buhari over herdsmen killings

The killing of two Catholic priests and 17 other worshippers in Benue State on Tuesday attracted more condemnations on Wednesday with the Christian Association of Nigeria directing its members to organise protests on their church premises on Sunday.

Armed bandits kill police officer, kidnap NURTW members in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Thursday evening killed a police officer and abducted some members of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the troubled Birnin Gwari town of Kaduna State.

Southern Kaduna leaders blame state govt for attack on communities during carol

The leadership of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has blamed the state government for the alleged poor security situation that led to the killing of four people in a recent attack by gunmen on some communities in the area.

Nigerian economy remains under great threat – US

The United States military yesterday warned that the Nigerian economy remains under great threat following the surge in criminal activities in the Niger Delta and the threats by militants to resume bombing of oil facilities in the region.

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have reached a peace deal after months of negotiations, according to both sides.

Gunmen attack Bayelsa community, abduct boat owner, injure many

Unknown gunmen have struck again in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State abducting a local boat owner, identified as Chief John Okotoro, in the area.

Colombia’s FARC transforms into a political party

Colombia's former FARC rebel group has relaunched as a political party, changing their logo of rifles for a red rose after disarming to end a half-century civil conflict.

NAF chief orders complete clearance of Sambisa Forest

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has ordered the complete clearance of Sambisa Forest.

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