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PDP rally: Police advise miscreants to keep off Makurdi venue

The Police Command in Benue has advised hoodlums to steer clear of the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party, presidential campaign rally, scheduled to hold in Makurdi on Saturday.

General Babangida: Evolve new strategies to check Boko Haram

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), former military president, has called for new strategies to check the continued killing of Nigerian soldiers and civilians by Boko Haram and other security challenges bedevilling the country.

AHF: Benue gradually winning war against HIV/AIDS

There are indications that Benue State is gradually winning the battle against the dreaded HIV/AIDS following active intervention by all stakeholders to ensure drastic reduction of the scourge in the state.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Ibrahim Babangida: I don’t have social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.
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Cholera outbreak: WHO launches second vaccination drive in Yemen

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country.

Ex-President Jonathan meets General Babangida behind close door in Minna

The Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday in Minna, the Niger state capital, held two hours close door meeting with General Ibrahim Babangida at his hill-top mansion.

Who says future Nigerian elections cannot be annulled?

The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.

Why Gani Fawehinmi would have accepted President Buhari’s honour – son

As many pro-June 12 activists gathered at the State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday, some of them shared their views on the decisions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Abacha versus strange democrats

Many who lost out in the politics of the 1990s would want Nigerians to believe that Gen. Sani Abacha was the greatest evil to have befallen the country. They are wrong. It took an Abacha to expose the average Nigerian politician as a fraud, a gangster, a selfish moron, and worse.

General Babangida: I made life easier for Nigerians

Ex-military head of state, Ibrahim Badamasu Babangida, on Saturday said that his administration made life comfortable for Nigerians by approving the construction of 3 Mainland Bridge for Lagosians.

I await death of Generals Babangida, Obasanjo everyday – Gani Fawehinmi’s son

Son of the late legal luminary and human rights crusader, Muhammed Fawehinmi, on Sunday said he awaits the death of former military dictator, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo on a daily basis.

2019: Generals Obasanjo, IBB, others are not God – minister

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, says APC’s supporters should not entertain fear that former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other ex-military leaders may block President Muhammadu Buhari’s chance of coming back.

The more things change…

kidnap of 105 female students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, was Chibok all over again. As it was in April 2014 so it is in February 2018. The president has changed, the service chiefs have changed and the crime scene has changed — but the details are so alike.

Provide better choice of leadership for Nigerians – General Babaginda tells PDP

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd), at the weekend challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to focus on providing a better choice of leadership for Nigerians.

Governance as a relay race

I first met Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode early May 2014 somewhere in Victoria Island, Lagos. We had just launched TheCable online newspaper. We ran a story — “The man who would be next Lagos governor” — which surprised him, for it was not yet public knowledge that he was going to throw his hat in the ring.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar under pressure to abandon presidential ambition

It was gathered that the intense lobby resulted in certain underground meetings by Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, with governors of the North-East and politicians from the geopolitical zone in the remote Yankari Games Reserve in Bauchi, recently.

Babangida’s letter: President Buhari must call IGP Ibrahim Idris to order – Jiti Ogunye

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to call the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to order.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.