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BBC: Fake news aggravating herders/farmers crises in Nigeria

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has reported that fake news circulating in the social media is fuelling the farmers/herdsmen crises in Nigeria.

US visit: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar has disqualified himself from presidential race – Professor Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), at the weekend said former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has already disqualified himself from the 2019 presidential election by saying he can rule Nigeria without travelling to the United States of America (USA).

Codeine and a nation permanently on opium

In more ways than one, last week’s hurried outlawing of the importation, production and sale of cough drugs with codeine component in Nigeria shows the gross lack of competence amongst public office holders here.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Ex-President Obasanjo can’t stop me from becoming president

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said his ex boss and former President Olusegun Obasanjo cannot stop him from becoming Nigeria’s President in 2019.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I can be president without visiting the US

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said he can be Nigeria’s president without visiting the United States of America.

Kabiru Yusuf: Future of newspapers lies on digital, electronic platforms

Chairman, board of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper, Kabiru Yusuf, has said that electronics and digital platforms held the ace for the future of newspaper business in Nigeria.

26 dead Nigerian women found on Spanish warship

The remains of 26 Nigerian women believed to be migrants have been recovered from a Spanish warship in the Italian coast city of Salerno.

Investigators uncover 10 multimillion pound properties owned by powerful Nigerians in UK

More details have emerged on 10 multimillion-pound properties owned by powerful Nigerian political elite in the United Kingdom, which were among those uncovered in a recent tour by ClampK, a group of anti-corruption campaigners.

Kanu responsible for violence in South-east – Dalung

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from prison is responsible for the agitation and chaos in the South-east.

Much ado about Aisha Alhassan

So much dust, which all amounts to a huge storm in a tea cup, has been raised about the statement made by Aisha Alhassan, the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, that she would support former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, against her current boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the 2019 presidential race.

BBC launches pidgin service

The British Broadcasting Corporation on Monday launched BBC Pidgin as part of the biggest expansion of the World Service since the 1940s.

Buhari’s health challenge and foreign media hypocrisy

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been out of the country for the past 100 days, attending to his health issues in London, United Kingdom

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