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Ruga: Jubril ploting to intimidate South East PDP governors – Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Bot chairman, Senator Walil Jubril, is ‘plotting to use his position in PDP as BOT chair to intimidate and harass PDP Governors in the Southern Nigeria to adopt Ruga Settlements in the South.’
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Stakeholders: Kogi fast degenerating into violence

Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders have the Federal Government to address the challenges facing the state.

NYCN charges federal government to declare state of emergency on education now

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.
Mai Mala Buni

Panel laments educational decay in Yobe

The Technical Committee to revitalise Basic and Secondary Education in Yobe State has submitted its interim reports to Governor Mai Mala Buni with shocking revelation on the state of education.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

President Trump declares emergency in Louisiana

President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana after residents boarded up their businesses and at least 10,000 people were ordered to evacuate from parts of the Gulf Coast.
Screenshot of former president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan on his way to penitentiary after a judge ruled on June 25 that he would have to await his trial in jail.

Armenian ex-leader arrested on allegation of abuse of power

A former president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation that he abused his power in authorizing a violent crackdown on protests more than a decade ago.
Hadiza Bello Masari

Hadiza Masari calls for state of emergency on drug abuse

The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.
In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.

Sudan’s five months of anti-government protests

The sit-in protest outside Sudan's army headquarters in Khartoum that authorities used deadly force to try to disperse Monday began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.
Sanwo-Olu signing the Executive Order on Thursday. With him are the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola and others.

Governor Sanwo-Olu declares state of emergency on environment, traffic management

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday declared state of emergency on the environment and traffic management in the state in a bid to restore stability and a culture of accountability.
Mai Mala Buni

Governor Buni declares state of emergency on education in Yobe

Gov. Maimala Buni of Yobe has declared a state of emergency on primary and secondary education in the state.

Governor Gaidam: I am leaving Yobe better than l met it

Out-going Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Tuesday that he was leaving the state better than he met it 10 years ago.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Federal government urged to declare state of emergency in education sector

A Director at National Education Academy and Senior Lecturer, National Open University of Nigeria, Professor Adams Agahiu, has called on the Federal Government to immediately declare state of emergency in Nigeria’s education sector owing to infrastructural decay and academic regression among students.
dry season farming

Farmers: Banditry, kidnapping wiping out family income in Northwest

The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 7

Killings: Federal government urged to declare state of emergency in Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna

With the wave of banditry in Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina states not showing immediate signs of abating, Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clarke and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide have told the federal government that the only way out is the declaration of a state of emergency in the affected states.

Sri Lankan authorities confirm nine suicide bombers in Sunday attacks

Investigations by Sri Lankan Police have confirmed that nine suicide bombers were involved in Sunday’s attacks, eight of whom have been identified, State Defence Minister, Ruwan Wijewardene, said on Wednesday.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan protest leaders report attempt to disperse sit-in

Sudanese protest organisers Monday called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

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Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

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Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

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