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Ohanaeze: Speaking indigenous languages will end tribal conflict

Mr Solomon Ogbonna, the President, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Lagos chapter, on Thursday said encouraging individuals to speak the three major indigenous languages would end tribal conflict in Nigeria.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate calls for National Security Summit

The Senate on Tuesday called for immediate convocation of a National Security Summit to address insecurity in the country.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

Troops of Operation HALAKA DODO, a Hausa phrase meaning “kill the devil”, have rescued eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists at Ngaba in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday morning.

Police move to end banditry in Zamfara, dialogue with Fulani community

The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo, on Monday met with hundreds of Fulanis living in the state in his bid to amicably end the raging banditry in the state.
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Kannywood is on the brink of collapse – actor

A kannywood actor, Zaharadden Sani, has called on the Nigerian government to urgently look into the Kannywood film industry as it is in the brink of total collapse.
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PANDEF blasts Miyetti Allah over call for Fulani youth vigilante in South East

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has tackled the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) over its call for the establishment of Fulani Youth Vigilante in the South Eastern part of the country

Confusion in Ondo community over death of missing Fulani teenager

There was tension in the ancient town of Isua, headquarters of Akoko South East local government area of Ondo state on Friday when a-13-year-old son of a Fulani herdsman, simply called ‘Suleman’ was missing but later found dead in a river where he was dumped by suspected assailants.
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Scientists: African locust beans prevent complications of diabetes

Despite the progress made in the treatment of diabetes, several challenges are still encountered. These include the side effects associated with these medications, the high cost of most of these drugs and their activities which address the symptoms of diabetes rather than the underlying causes.

Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

Mr Charles Akpuenika, former Ebonyi Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has said that the “non-indigene syndrome” has been abolished in Ebonyi due to Gov. David Umahi’s all-inclusive policies.

Kidnapper: I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year

A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.
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PSC chairman tells Ndigbo to join forces to produce speaker

Mr Chemberline Adiaso, the Chairman, Presidential Support Committee (PSC) South-East, has called on Ndigbo to join forces in their struggle to produce the Speaker of the ninth House of Representative.

Children’s Day: UNICEF inaugurates campaign on child’s rights

UNICEF has inaugurated a campaign to create awareness about the rights of children in Nigerian society.

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.
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Southern, Middle Belt leaders reject federal government’s proposed radio station for Fulani herdsmen

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has opposed the plans of the Federal government to set up a radio station which will broadcast in Fulfulde language.
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Nodash explores backstory of terrorists in new movie ‘Delivery Boy’

Adekunle Adejuyigbe a.k.a Nodash, Producer of ‘Delivery Boy,’ a new movie, says the movie explores the lives of terrorists and suicide bombers before terrorism, hoping to find out the reasons for their actions.
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Nollywood: Scholar calls for creation of film villages

A university lecturer, Dr Rasheedah Liman, has called for the establishment of Film Villages in different zones of the country to ensure ease of shooting movies by filmmakers.
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Kannywood mourns mother actress Binta Kofar Soro

The Hausa Film Industry, Kannywood, has lost a member, Hajiya Binta Kofar Soro, who was popular for her motherly role in movies.
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Illegal cattle market shut down in Ondo

Ondo state Government has ordered the immediate closure of a cattle market purportedly opened by a faction of Akure Cattles Dealers Association at Uso, in Owo Local Government Area of the state.

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US, Nigeria sign new pact on food security

The United States of America and Nigeria have signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year plan to improve food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
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Tiger Woods says ‘Father Time’ catching up with him

Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.