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Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe

2019: I advocate for a detribalised President – Obi of Onitsha

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, has lamented the damage done to Nigeria by politicians that have continued to play up tribal, religious and regional sentiments, urging Nigerians to vote for a detribalised president in 2019.

CAN urges Christians to take care of the less privileged

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ebonyi Chapter, on Sunday urged the Christian faithful to improve the living standard of the less privileged ones in the society.

Senator Saraki: Nigeria should draw lessons of love, unity from Ojude Oba

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said Nigeria as a nation, should draw lessons of love and unity exemplified by the annual Ojude Oba Festival in order for the country to progress.

Senator Wamakko urges NYSC members to be good ambassadors of their families

The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has admonished the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Sokoto State to be good ambassadors of their respective families and states.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Dickson urges Islamic faithful to prayer for Nigeria’s unity

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged Islamic faithful across the country to pray for Nigeria’s unity as they celebrate the Eid el-Kabir.

Governor Bello urges Muslims to imbibe spirit of tolerance

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, has urged Muslims to imbibe the spirit of tolerance as the country approaches the 2019 general elections.

Eid el-Kabir: Orji Kalu urges leaders to preach peace, unity

Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has urged leaders across the country to use their positions to preach peaceful co-existence among Nigerians regardless of ethnic, religious and political divides.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara: We have spent over N17 billion on security

The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State (SSG), Prof. Muhammad Shinkafi, has disclosed that the state government has spent over N17billion in its quest at finding lasting solution to the lingering insecurity issue that has been ravaging the state in recent times.

Eid-El-Kabir: NSCDC deploys 3, 000 personnel for security in Kaduna

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna Command, says it will deploy over 3, 000 personnel to tackle any kind of security challenges during Sallah festivity in the state.

2019: MUSWEN appeals to Muslims in South West to register, collect PVCs

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), Prof. Dawud Noibi, on Friday, appealed to Muslims across Yorubaland, to get registered in the ongoing continuous voter’s registration exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before it ends on August 17.

Church: Persistent killings lend credence to claims of government failure, complicity

The Seventh Day Adventist Church has lamented the continuing wanton killings in Plateau and other parts of Nigeria as well as government failure to stop the carnage and bring the perpetrators to book.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo warns against conversion of residential buildings to industries,religious houses

The Edo State Government has warned property owners in the state over the unlawful conversion of buildings approved for residential purpose to religious and industrial buildings.
Abiy Ahmed - Ethiopia - AP

Ethiopian authorities shut down internet amid regional violence

Authorities have shut down the Internet in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence in the region, a local resident said on Wednesday.

Archbishop Kaigama: Politicians defecting for selfish political ambition

A former President of Bishop Conference of Nigeria and Archbishop of Jos, Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said that Nigerians politicians are defecting across party lines in search of selfish political ambitions.
Abubakar Abdullahi - Simon Lalong - Plateau

Plateau Imam reveals why he hid Christians during Plateau killings

Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.
Caption: From left: National Secretary, Dankwambo Grassroots Network (DGN), Mr Sunny Okoro; National Coordinator of DGN, Mr Edu Babatunde; and National Director, Planning and Strategy, Mr Machief Mallo during a news conference on their support for Gov. Ibrahim Dakwambo Anthony Alabi/BJO/NAN

2019: Group endorse Governor Dankwambo, urge him to declare

The Dankwambo Grassroots Networks (DGN), a support group for Governor Ibrahim Dankwanbo, has described the governor as a credible alternative to run for the 2019 Presidential Election.
Demonstrators wear face veils to protest Denmark's burqa ban.

Hundreds protest Denmark’s ban on face veils in public

Hundreds of Danes rallied in Copenhagen on Wednesday in protest at a new ban on the wearing of face veils in public, accusing the government of infringing on women’s right to dress as they choose.
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon. Dr. Abdul-Lateef Abdul-Hakeem

Lagos government rules out hijab in schools until Supreme Court decides

The Lagos State Government Tuesday said it would not allow the use of Hijab in all its public schools until the Supreme Court “determines an appeal seeking to upturn the decision of a Court of Appeal.”

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2023: Governor El-Rufai backs return of presidency to southern region

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday said the 2023 presidency should go to Nigeria’s southern region.
Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.

Rangers welcome Isreal Abia for battle with Nasarawa United

Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.
Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.

Funke Oshonaike reveals her next move after quitting table tennis

Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Why governors are against local council autonomy – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku, has explained the rationale behind the opposition of local government autonomy by some state governors.
Adams Oshiomhole

Edo APC chieftains accuses Adams Oshiomhole of instigating violence

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have condemned the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s inclination to violence, which has resulted in the undermining of public peace and safety in Edo, Bayelsa and Rivers States as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.