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Frederick Fasehun-led OPC backs National Assembly on threat to impeach President Buhari

Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has praised the National Assembly for Monday’s joint resolution to sanction the President, saying, it was an overdue and commendable step to protect the country’s democracy and check the nation’s slide into totalitarianism.

Senator Shehu Sani: APC, PDP can’t take Nigeria to promised land

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Shehu Sani, says there is a need for the emergence of a new political party, peopled mainly by the intellectuals, the working class and the youths, which will take Nigeria to the Promised Land.

Iraq sentences French female jihadist to life in jail

Iraq on Tuesday sentenced a French woman to life in prison for belonging to the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of court rulings since the country’s defeat of IS.

IPOB: President Buhari re-election bid a “welcome development”

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as a “welcome development”.

Pentagon: ISIS ‘caliphate’ near destruction

The defeat of the “caliphate” that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed in Syria is near, top Defence Department officials said at the Pentagon.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Eighty-one Boko Haram suspects go on public trial in Niger

Eighty-one people accused of fighting for Boko Haram went on trial in Niger in a public court sitting, one of the first of its kind after closed-door trials of suspected insurgents were criticised by human rights groups.

Sultan commissions Centre for Intellectual Services

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday commissioned a Centre for Intellectual Services on Sokoto Caliphate donated by former governor of the state, Aliyu Wamakko.

Why Nigerian Army took Christmas celebration to Gwoza – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said he celebrated the Christmas with troops in Gwoza to attest to the success so far recorded in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North-East.

Islamic State has been crushed – Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that although the Islamic State (IS) has been crushed, thanks mostly to the strike by the base personnel, it still poses threat to the region and Britain.

Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar turbans new Wazirin Sokoto, 4 district heads

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Saturday turbaned the new Wazirin Sokoto Prof. Sambo Junaidu and four district heads.

Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group after IS fight

Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French President Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm.

Egypt massacre in Sinai may point to an even more bloody ISIS

The massacre of more than 300 worshippers at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai crossed a new line - even by militants' brutal standards - and could be a sign the Islamic State group is trying to make up for the loss of its "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria or that an even more ultra-extremist faction is rising in power.

Governor Tambuwal hails role of Benin Kingdom in fostering national unity

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged traditional rulers to use their influential status to promote good governance and strengthen the unity of the nation.

Islamic State ‘executed’ 116 in Syria town revenge campaign

The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the jihadists see their "caliphate" collapse.

IPOB faults Arewa CF for condemning Ohanaeze Ndigbo

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, over its attack on the leadership of Igbo socio-political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

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