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YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: Bola Tinubu playing with Nigerians’ intelligence on grazing reserve suggestion

The fireworks between National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and Afenifere on the suggestion that unoccupied land be converted into grazing reserve continued on Thursday, as Afenifere has chided Tinubu’s rebuttal that he did not mention the South West in the suggestion as only playing with the intelligence of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari

APC: ‘Gang-up’ against President Buhari won’t work

Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party on Tuesday dismissed several challenges to President Muhammadu Buhari after a new opposition alliance formed to try to prevent him from being re-elected to a second term next year.

Itse Sagay: R-APC members are like viruses in APC’s body

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described the breakaway faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Reformed APC as itinerant politicians who decided to leave the party because they couldn’t get what they want.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron: I like Nigeria a lot, it’s an appealing country

French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja before taking off his jacket and tie in Lagos to celebrate African culture.

Fulani say they are being vilified for violence

At the small mosque in Luggere, nestled in an ethnic Fulani village surrounded by rolling green hills, an unusually large crowd has gathered for Friday prayers.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe in Katsina State on 29th June 2018. President Buhari with President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe, Governor of Katsina Aminu Bello Masari and his deputy Alhaji Mannir Yakubu as he receives in audience President of Togo in Katsina State on 29th June 2018

ECOWAS: Farmers, herders conflict, a West African problem

The Chairman of ECOWAS Authority and Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema, has said that leaders of the region will soon deliberate on the persistent outbreak of farmers/herdsmen clashes in some countries in the region, including Nigeria where scores have died.

At least 15 dead in fresh violence in Zamfara

At least 15 people were killed in violence in northern and central Nigeria, police and local officials said on Thursday, in the latest unrest to hit the restive regions.

Benue killings: Governor Ortom presents documents to indict Presidency, others

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Wednesday, gave startling revelations to the Senate when he informed the lawmakers that the Presidency ignored several warnings before the mass killing of his people by herdsmen.

No agreement to establish cattle colonies in Edo – Governor Obaseki

The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has declared as frivolous, comments by the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the strategic steps the Edo State government has taken in bringing the clashes between cattle herders and farmers to an end, in the state.

26 killed in Mali mine explosion

The landmine that exploded in a civilian passenger vehicle in central Mali on Thursday in Mali, killed 26 people and wounded several others, state TV reported.

Anti-Open Grazing Law will enable herdsmen’s children acquire education – Bishop

Bishop William Aveya of Gboko Catholic Diocese in Benue has said that the anti-open grazing law passed by the state government would enable children of herdsmen to acquire education.

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