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The Nigerian envoy to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the architect of Islamisation and Fulanisation in the country.
Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum says land displacements and reprisals account for Fulani related clashes in northern Nigeria, discarding Islamisation or Fulanisation agenda of ex-President Obasanjo.
The Presidency has described criticism by some Nigerians, including Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), of President Muhammadu Buhari’s attendance at an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting over the weekend, as “tantrums”.
Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Saudi Arabia for a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation a day after his inauguration.
Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide, a socio-cultural group, has condemned the Sit-at-Home call on Igbos by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying it will only promote hatred and threaten national unity.
A professor of Islamic studies at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Sulaiman Jamiu, has described the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria and Islamisation of Africa as in inciting.
General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment
A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
The federal government has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP as deeply offensive and patently divisive, saying such indiscreet comments are far below the status of an elder statesman.
A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.
The New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for emerging victorious in the recently held Presidential election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described as absurd, the lies, propaganda and accusations against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Samuel Ortom has said he will not be cowed by President Muhammadu Buhari from speaking his minds about attacks and killings in Benue State.
Ignatius Kaigama: Why hostility, intolerance, violence persist between Muslims, Christians in Nigeria
Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama, has identified reasons behind the competitive spirit, hostility and intolerance between adherents of Islamic and Christian religions in Nigeria.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to forward to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Uche Nwosu’s name, as the authentic governorship candidate of the party in the state in the forthcoming general election.
The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has called for an immediate end to the undocumented influx of Fulani from the whole world to communities across the central Nigeria.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to allegations by the National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, describing the allegations as baseless, unfounded and ridiculous.
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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.
Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Muhammed Adamu on Tuesday sent a strong warning to some erring police officers across the country to desist from bad conduct that can tarnish the image of the Police Force, saying they were employed by the federal government to protect citizens and not to oppress them.
The Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD) has called for responsible and accountable governance across all levels of public and corporate organisations in the country.
Nigeria, which signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade Agreement in July, will on Thursday and Friday hosts its national AfCFTA Forum on the “Effective Implementation of the AfCFTA for Industrialization and Inclusive Economic Development”.
According to a witness account, the robbers, using a transport rickshaw (locally called ‘Keke NAPEP’), had attacked a set of passengers in another Keke at Erepa junction, with the victims loudly raising alarm that they were being robbed.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to explore all avenue in resolving the crisis rocking the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).