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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the actors in the communal and persistent violence in Kaduna State to come to terms with the fact that mutual violence has no winners, but losers on both sides of the conflict.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.
The people from southern part of Kaduna State under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) have called on the state government to probe the latest killings in the state, and as well release to the corpses of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial.
The Presidency on Thursday came down hard on a chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, Chief Akin Osuntokun, for allegedly claiming on Tuesday that a bomb blast occurred on Eid-el Kabir day in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing 88 people.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the Federal Government over its incapability to arrest the spate of killing in the country saying that the government has demonstrated an act of irresponsibility towards it constitutional responsibility.
An anti-corruption group, Initiative for Transparency (IT), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to urgently investigate the Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom over alleged massive corruption in the state.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the National Assembly may be shut to help President Muhammadu Buhari administration find an end to the spate of killings by herdsmen and militias across the country.
South Sudan's former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country's upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.
Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State.
The Arewa Consultative Forum has rejected the proposal for the creation of state police, saying the privilege will be abused.
Gboyega Isiaka, two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, has commended former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the letter as a true reflection of happenings in the country.
Two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has thrown his weight behind the recent call by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for a National Coalition Movement to salvage the country from sinking.
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Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have blamed Christians for continued persecution of Christians in Nigeria.
After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.
The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
The National Alliance For Equity & Justice, a pan Nigerian group, Friday enjoined the All Progressives Congress, APC, senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the bid by former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.