Daily Archives: July 1, 2018

Insecurity: Only state police can end killings – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says state police remains the surest way of tackling the current security challenges like herdsmen and farmers’ clashes in parts of the country ...

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Fresh trouble in Plateau as herdsmen kill vigilante

There is no let up in the killings in Plateau State as gunmen suspected to be herdsmen struck again yesterday, killing a vigilante and stealing nine cows belonging to the Anglican Archbishop of Jos, the Right Reverend Benjamin Kwashe ...

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We should stop pretending, everything is wrong with Nigeria – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has said that leaders at all levels must accept their responsibility because they cannot continue to pretend that all is well with the nation ...

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Nigerian students protest in UK against herdsmen killings

Some Nigerian students at the Cambridge University in England have protested the recent killings in parts of the country as a result of the herdsmen-farmers crisis ...

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Pres. Buhari approves military operations in Zamfara, Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of Operation Whirl Stroke II to address security challenges in Zamfara and Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State ...

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Killings: Saraki calls for removal of under-performing security chiefs

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for the removal of “incapable” security chiefs in the country over the continued killings and security challenges bedevilling the nation ...

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2019: We’ll see proof of restructuring before endorsing any presidential aspirant —Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said it will support any presidential aspirant that shows an intention to restructure the country. According to the Secretary ...

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FAAC: States demand NNPC to remit N20bn to Federation Account

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) is heading for a long drawn battle with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over alleged non-remittance of N20billion ...

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U.S city appoints Ekweremadu as Honorary Mayor

Deputy Senate President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu was at the weekend appointed an Honorary Mayor-President, City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America, ...

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CBN directs banks to resolve USSD disputes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), directed all commercial banks to resolve disputes arising from use of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) channel within three ...

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