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President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari: Domestic fuel consumption has reduced by 30 percent since border closure

Two months into closure of Nigeria’s land border to curb smuggling activities, especially rice, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is betting on same measure to rekindle the agriculture sector.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB: Ebonyi governor formed Bakassi boys to attack us

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state of forming Bakassi boys to confront and attack supporters or members of the group.
Herdsmen

We’ll resist Ruga with our blood – Ondo communities

Four agrarian communities in Akoko, the Northern Senatorial Districts in Ondo State are on collision course with the state government for allegedly covertly ceding their land for RUGA without any consultation and their consent.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah faults HURIWA for calling herders terrorists

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.

Why Miyetti Allah president must be arrested – Benue governor

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has highlighted reasons the President of Meyetti Allah Kautal Hore must be arrested and prosecuted.
Benjamin Onwuka

Biafra Zionists vow to launch new currency

The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, has disclosed plans to launch new currency as part of their push for a Republic of Biafra.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: Nigeria today not what our past heroes foresaw

Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.

Banker docked for defamation

A banker, Francis Agumobi, on Friday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly accusing his kinsman of acquiring land for RUGA project.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN raises alarm over influx of strange faces into South East

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed concern over what it called influx into the Southeast by unidentified faces.
President Buhari at the event

South East farmers urge President Buhari to call Miyetti Allah to order

South East farmers under the auspices of Igbo Farmers Progressive Union (IFPU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to order, insisting that no group should kill others in the country.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities.

Kano governor seeks stakeholders collaboration in community policing

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on all stakeholders to join hands to ensure the success of the community policing initiative to ensure safe and secure communities.‎
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor receives report on Ruga settlements

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities.
Simon Lalong

Northern governors dump Ruga for livestock plan

The governors who met in Kaduna, capital of Kaduna State under the aegis of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) said the new plan will tackle regular clashes in the region between herders and farmers.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara to spend N8.6 billion on RUGA settlement

Zamfara State government will spend N8.631 billion for the building of modern RUGA settlements, Governor Bello Matawalle said on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

CAN asks President Buhari to ban Miyetti Allah

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government to introduce Fulfulde language in schools

The Zamfara Government says it will introduce Fulfulde language in its schools’ curriculum as it kick starts the construction of 300 hectare Ruga settlements during the week.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government to celebrate 100 days with Ruga settlement

The Zamfara Government says it will inaugurate Ruga project in the state as part of celebrations to mark 100 days in office of Gov. Bello Matawalle.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze: We did not receive N2.6 billion from President Buhari for Ruga

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied allegation that it received N6.2 billion from President Buhari for RUGA settlement plan

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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.