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PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.

CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.

Minister seeks support for President Buhari to end killings

Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.

Killings: President Buhari urged to change security architecture

A former Chief of Army Staff and member of the defunct National Democratic Coalition, NADECO, General Alani Akinrinade (retd.), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to change the country’s security architecture.

Five to die by hanging in for killing herdsman

A Yola High Court presided over by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri has sentenced five men to death for culpable homicide and for killing a Fulani herdsman.

Kidnapped Methodist priest, others released by captors

A Methodist presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande and two other church leaders kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Osun State have regained their freedom.

2019: Governor Ortom will lose re-election if he contests under APC – aspirant

Former chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Benue state, John Akperashi, has advised the state governor, Samuel Ortom, to seek alternative platform to actualise his second term aspiration.

2019: Festus Keyamo speaks on why President Buhari will be re-elected

Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be re-elected in 2019 to instil a different political culture in the country before he retires.

2019: Afenifere gives condition for Southwest to support President Buhari

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, insisted on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari must restructure Nigeria to get the support of the South West in 2019.

INEC registers fresh 245,195 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered a total of 245,195 new voters in Kogi State.

Bishop: No contact with abductors of Osun Methodist priest yet

Policemen and vigilance groups have been combing bushes around Telemu village along the Iwo-Osogbo Road in search of a Methodist Presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande, and two other church leaders kidnapped on Sunday night by some hoodlums suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Jerry Agada: Obasanjo-Buhari face-off a slap on Nigeria’s democracy

A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, has described the face-off between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari, as ‘very shameful’ and a slap on Nigeria’s nascent democracy.

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum demands IGP, INEC chairman’s sack

Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.

Senator Umeh: Honouring MKO Abiola, Babagana Kingibe leaving Humphrey Nwosu is half measure

Senator Victor Umeh (APGA, Anambra Central) says any honour done to Moshood Abiola and Babagana Kingibe, presumed winners of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election without extending same to Professor Humphrey Nwosu, chairman of then National Electoral Commission (NEC) amounts to half measure.

Afenifere group raises alarm over unsafe highways, farmlands

The Afenifere Renewal Group has again raised the alarm over the spate of insecurity in Southwest region, particularly along the highways and in the rural areas as result of porous borders.

PFN asks federal government to stop killings in Nigeria

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has called on the federal government to step up action towards putting an end to the incessant killing of innocent people by the Fulani herdsmen across the country.

House of Representatives urges federal government to rescind decision on open grazing law

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to rescind the ‘decision’ to compel states to suspend ranching and open grazing law.

Frederick Fasehun-led OPC backs National Assembly on threat to impeach President Buhari

Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has praised the National Assembly for Monday’s joint resolution to sanction the President, saying, it was an overdue and commendable step to protect the country’s democracy and check the nation’s slide into totalitarianism.

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PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.

Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez sent off in defeat to Japan

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VC: More than 70% of LASU budget spent on diesel

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CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.