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Fola Ojo

Mr President, we are under siege

The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

June 12: CAN wants return to core national values

Chairman, Taraba State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mr. Innocent Solomon, has called for the immediate return of the country to the path of core national values of discipline and patriotism.

Yoruba groups to rally against killings, kidnapping in Southwest

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Movement, has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states, including Kogi and Kwara.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari assures Army of support to tackle kidnappings, others

The Katsina State government has assured Army and others tackling banditry, killings and kidnappings of necessary support.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde urged to ensure Oyo does not slip back to insecurity

The African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the 2019 general elections, Mr Akinwale Laosun, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that the state does not return to the violence era of the past.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

President Buhari urged to deploy more troops to Taraba-Benue border

A group, G20 Club Abuja, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy more troops to Taraba and Benue borders.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze describes federal government’s withdrawal of gun licences as ominous cloud

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has bemoaned the recent presidential order banning ownership of guns in the country, saying it was sign that ominous cloud was gathering in the country.

Afenifere asks President Buhari to end herdsmen killings in South West

Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.

Daura emirate council suspends Sallah celebrations

The Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State says it has suspended all activities lined up to mark the forthcoming Eid-Al-fitr Sallah celebrations scheduled to commence next week.

Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre freed after months

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters news agency.

President Buhari will not Islamize Nigeria, Arewa pastors assure Christians

The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers APC: We did not give pre-conditions for peace

The Chuibike Amaechi-led Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied given Governor Nyesom Wike pre-conditions for accepting the olive branch he offered during his broadcast.

Armed men storm Rivers community, kill 15

At least, 15 persons have been killed and some beheaded by suspected cultists in Kono Bo-ue community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State in a fresh cult clash in the area.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.

Governor Okowa wants God-fearing leaders to take charge of Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says only God-fearing leaders that will serve the yearnings and aspirations of the people in every facet of national life will change the country for the better.

Two killed in Calabar cult clash

Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC governors award to President Buhari an endorsement of failure

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the presentation of a leadership award to President Muhammadu Buhari by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a shameful endorsement of failure.

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