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Yobe government targets vaccination of one million livestock

Yobe government said it had concluded arrangement to vaccinate no fewer than one million livestock following reported cases of animal diseases in some parts of the state.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base

Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram jihadists to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian sources told AFP on Tuesday.

Police: Two young herders killed in Plateau

Gunmen killed two persons and rustled 70 cows in Turu village, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, police said on Saturday in Jos.

Sallah: Ram dealers lament low patronage

Some cattle dealers in Kano who had stocked domestic animals such as goats, rams and cows for sale ahead of Sallah, are complaining of low patronage.
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Eid-El-Kabir: Imported tomatoes force down price of produce in Lagos market

Ahead of Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the prices of tomatoes, pepper and onions have reduced in most markets in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Governor Ortom: Strange herders invading Benue communities

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has alerted Benue people that over 10,000 herds of cattle and a lot of people with strange faces have invaded Guma local government area of Benue State.

Police arrest three cattle thieves, recover one rifle, 14 cows

The Police have arrested three suspected cattle rustlers said to have been terrorising cattle owners and residents in Kwarkwata Village in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State.

Governor Ortom raises the alarm over fresh cattle invasion of Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raised the alarm over planned invasion of part of the state by herdsmen with over 10,000 cattle as part of a grand plan to further destabilise the state.

Senator Zwingina: Displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa heightened farmers-herders conflicts

Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, former Senate Deputy Leader, says the displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa forest in Borno by Boko Haram insurgents has heightened farmers/herders crises in some parts of the country.
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Competing claims of troops violating the country’s latest cease-fire seem to indicate a shaky start to the latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s devastating five-year civil war. (Mulugeta Ayene, FILE/Associated Press)

South Sudan: 16 civilians killed in latest ceasefire deal violation

South Sudan’s army said that 16 civilians have been killed and 22 others wounded including foreign nationals in the latest ceasefire deal violation.

Ohanaeze: Nigeria gradually receding into authoritarianism

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of “receding into an authoritarian regime” as it now picks outspoken Nigerians and detains them without trial.

Miyetti Allah: Killing of nearly 100 people in Plateau ‘retaliatory’

Saturday’s mass killing of at least 86 people who were attending a funeral event in Plateau state was an act of revenge following an earlier attack, the cattle rearers’ group, Miyetti Allah, has said.
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Ebonyi rejects federal government’s proposed cattle ranches

The Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday, rejected the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle ranches in the state.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Residents say scores kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency.kidnappers

Governor Obaseki bans grazing in Odighi, Odiguetue communities, environs

As an interim measure to forestall further killings and destruction of property, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has placed a 90- day total an on grazing in Odighi, Odiguetue communities and environs.

Ekiti Assembly extends member’s suspension by another 21 days

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has extended by 21 legislative days the suspension order on Mr Fajana Ojo-Ade, representing Ekiti East constituency 1.

Suspected herdsmen kill Ambrose Alli University student, four others in Edo

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed five persons including a first-year student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo, in the state.

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Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.

Quadri, Musa and Akhator win big at the Nigeria Sports Award

Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
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Anambra lawmakers dare APGA

Factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), Mr Ikem Uzoezie, has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.

Pro-Buhari, Atiku groups appoint Mike Okiro as chairman of campaign boards

Former Inspector-General of Police, and immediate past Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, has been appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees, Progressives Network For Atiku a.k.a Atiku Must Win Congress.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Nigeria can count on me

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured the country he will give his best should he be handed the opportunity to start in goal for the Super Eagles against home team South Africa in today’s important 2019 AFCON.

2019: Simon Lalong charges PDP on clean politics

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”