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Ijaws are more Biafra than Niger Delta – activist

A Biafra activist, Mr Keribo Minakobiribo Wisdom, Wednesday said that Ijaws are more Biafra than Niger Delta.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Agboola Gambari: The challenge of being a Nigerian and public servant

It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g
Fulani herdsmen

Delta community issues seven-day quit notice to herdsmen

Herdsmen resident in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State have been issued a seven-day ultimatum to vacate bushes they are residing in the council.

Adara count loses from Kajuru crisis

The Adara people in Kaduna state have said that despite government efforts to bring peace in Kajuru communities where they lived, herdsmen had continued to kill and maim their natives.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor meets monarchs, others over Kajuru killings

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umaru Muri, has said some of the people behind the killings in the Kajuru Local Government Area, Southern Kaduna, have been arrested.
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Benue, Nasarawa governors meet over insecurity

Benue and Nasarawa State Governors, Samuel Ortom, and Abdullahi Sule, on Wednesday, met and agreed to jointly constitute security committees at the Local Government Areas in their border communities to check criminal activities.

Nnamdi Kanu: Nothing like Niger-Delta or South-South

The Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has faulted the establishment of Niger-Delta and South-South in Nigeria.
Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (right) and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu , while briefing Journalists on security situations in Delta and other sundry issues . Tuesday

Delta: Herdsmen invade farms, chase out farmers

Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.

12 found dead in Burkina jail were ‘executed’ – relatives

Relatives of 12 people held for “suspected acts of terrorism” and found dead in their prison cells earlier this month, accused the Burkina Faso security forces of having executed them.

Gunmen kill three herdsmen, nine cows in Kogi

Three Fulani herdsmen including nine cows have been reported killed in Egume, Dekina local government council of Kogi State by yet to be identified gunmen.
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Miyetti Allah alleges killing of members in Kogi

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has cried out over attack on it’s members by unknown gunmen in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State. The latest attack left three Fulani men and nine cows dead.
Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator, CAN condemn Kajuru killings, sue for peace

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have condemned the spate of killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

IPOB: Those arrested by police not our members

Reacting to the arrest of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members, Publicity Secretary of the group, Mr Emma Powerful, in a statement, said those arrested were not members of the organization.
Fulani herdsmen

Four herdsmen killed in fresh crisis with Tiv farmers in Nasarawa

A fresh clash between Tiv farmers and Fulani herdsmen has led to the death of four the latter in Kadarko community, Keana Local government area of Nasarawa state during the weekend.
The Yobe State Government has advised residents to adopt safeguard measures against the heat wave (hot season) being experienced in the state.

Yobe advises residents over heat wave

The Yobe State Government has advised residents to adopt safeguard measures against the heat wave (hot season) being experienced in the state.
The Senator representing Zamfara West, Sen. Lawali Hassan, has distributed 6,000 bags of rice as Ramadan packages to people in his constituency.

Zamfara senator distributes bags of rice to constituents as Ramadan packages

The Senator representing Zamfara West, Sen. Lawali Hassan, has distributed 6,000 bags of rice as Ramadan packages to people in his constituency.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau urges residents not to panic over coronavirus cases

Plateau Government has urged its residents not to panic as the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong

Mother and child among 10 new coronavirus cases in Plateau

The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Lar Ndam, has announced that a woman and her child who came into the State from Kano are among the 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in the State.

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Gombe Assembly passes local government joint project bill

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Arsenal sure of signing Nigeria forward from Club Brugge

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