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Return to North now, northern elders, youths order Fulani herdsmen

Members of the Northern Elders Forum and the Coalition of the Northern Groups have asked Fulani herdsmen to leave the southern part of Nigeria. They said the herdsmen should return to the North where their (herdsmen) safety and that of their property could be guaranteed. The northern elders and the youths said they were worried… Read More »

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Security Still Tops My Agenda For The Country – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges, assuring Nigerians that security still tops his list of priorities. President Buhari, who received executive members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) led by the President, Dr Francis… Read More »

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Killing of Fasoranti’s daughter: NOA tells Nigerians what to do

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has urged Nigerians to allow security agencies the space to deal with the murder case of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, rather than politicising the matter. Director General of NOA, Dr. Garba Abari said every Nigerian has a role in the process of resolving the… Read More »

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Fasoranti’s daughter: IGP special forces comb Ondo forest, Afenifere, Ohanaeze attack Buhari

The Inspector-General of Police Special Forces and policemen from the Ondo State Command have moved into the state government reserve with the purpose of hunting for herdsmen, who allegedly killed Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a daughter of the Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti. The Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph, who gave… Read More »

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We Should Cultivate Neighbourliness To Enhance Our Democracy – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said “cultivating neighbourliness’’ on individual and national level will deepen the values of democracy and speed up development process by saving the cost of delays and repairs. President, who hosted leaders of the National Assembly at a dinner in the State House, said an effective working relationship with the… Read More »

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Only tested, trusted will make my ministerial list — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions. In a maiden meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly, Buhari also said that only those tasted and capable of delivering on assigned mandates will make the ministerial list. At the meeting held at the new Banquet Hall of the… Read More »

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Amidst concerns DMO puts Nigeria’s public debt at N25trn

Amidst concerns by the Bretton Woods Institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and World Bank over Nigeria’s ability to repay its foreign debt, which has continued to rise, the Debt Management Office (DMO), has put the country’s public debt at N25 trillion. Although the institutions said conditions were favourable for Nigeria to continue to… Read More »

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Bola Tinubu speaks on ‘plan’ to take over from Buhari

Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to insinuations of him contesting for the presidency in 2023. Tinubu distanced himself from reports of him running for the highest political office in the country in 2023. He made this known while renouncing a group known as “Asiwaju Reloaded Ambassadors’ Nigeria’.… Read More »

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PRESIDENT BUHARI: WELFARE OF TEACHERS SHOULD TAKE CENTRE STAGE IN REVIVING EDUCATION; BUHARI INTEGRITY LECTURE SERIES COMING

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said reviving the educational sector, with renewed focus on teaching valuable lessons like integrity in schools, will require giving priority to the welfare and training of teachers, who directly create the enabling environment for learning. President Buhari, who received a delegation from the Arewa House Centre for Historical Documentation… Read More »

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President Buhari Pledges Support For Libya’s Stability

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability. ‘‘We will do our best to help Libya stabilise,’’ the President told the Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, at a bilateral meeting on the margins of the AU Summit in Niamey, Niger Republic,… Read More »