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Bishop Abraham Udeh, the General Overseer of Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. (a.k.a. By Fire By Fire) in Anambra State says the current onslaught of Fulani herdsmen against civilian populations might be another form of Jihad. Bishop Udeh observed that cattle rearing started centuries ago in Nigeria, but...
Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has tasked the Federal Government to trace innovators of the defunct Biafra who are still alive for them to deploy their technological know-how towards the nation’s drive for industrialisation. The Minister regretted that the nation failed to take advantage of the great innovations propelled by...
President Muhammadu Buhari played host to Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote at the Presidential Villa. The president met the duo on Wednesday, March 21. Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision,...
By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has elicited the intervention of United Nations, UN, to nip in the bud what it described as subtle plot by ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rig the 2019 general elections. The party said the plot,...
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Amnesty International, AI, yesterday, reacted to the released of 101 of the abducted Dachi girls, tasking the Federal Government to investigate the security failure which led to the abduction. The international human rights body also said the result, as well as the report of...
The Imo State Executive Council (SEC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has passed an explicit vote of confidence on the state governor and leader of the party, Rochas Okorocha, for his laudable contributions since the inception of the party in the state. Governor Okorocha’s commendation on moving the party...
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has described the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls and Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists as a scam. The Presidency on Wednesday confirmed the release of the 105 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State abducted by Boko Haram on February...
- Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has been accused of playing politics with the killings in Benue state by a group identified as Vanguards for the Defence of Democracy - The former president recently visited Benue state and laid wreath over the graves of the dead - Obasanjo was urged to stop...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has faulted the declaration by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, that the Ekiti governorship election is a must win for his party. The PDP also took a jibe at President Muhammadu Buhari saying even if he...
- Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims that his administration shared N150 billion weeks before the 2015 election - The former president said allegation by the vice president against him is false - He also challenged the vice president to publish proofs that his administration shared such amount of money two...
Olufemi Atoyebi, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba, Theophilus Onojeghen and Godwin Isenyo The leadership of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Afenifere, the Middle Belt Forum and other groups have told President Muhammadu Buhari to end attacks by herdsmen, killings, kidnappings and other vices in the country. The groups, which decried the level of...
Shettima Yerima, National President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. According to the youth leader, age and health have limited the performance of the president and there is need for him to give up leadership for a younger person. Speaking with SaharaTV,...
Controversy has continued to trail reports of renewed attacks on some Kogi communities. The Punch newspapers reported that a traditional ruler, the Onu Agbenema, Musa Edibo, and his wife were killed, while several houses were burnt down by suspected herdsmen in separate attacks on Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages...
Senators loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari are regrouping to fight what one of them called “selfish agenda of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his cohorts.”‎ The initial rallying point for the senators was a move to stop the National Assembly from vetoing the president’s refusal to assent on the newly...
By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, yesterday, asked the politicians that brought President Muhammadu Buhari to seek God’s forgiveness. Fayose also lamented that Nigeria’s economy had become worse under the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, which he said has no solution to the myriads of problems facing...