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Benue Drags Fulani Herdsmen To Court

follow url The Benue State Government has instituted a case against Miyetti Allah Kauttal Hore and its leadership over the continuous killing of many people in the state. The state governor, Samuel Ortom, who disclosed this yesterday in an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, said the case will cover the 73 persons first killed by herdsmen in January this year. According to him, the case which is going to come up this Thursday will only be one among many other cases the state will institute against the killer herdsmen and the Fulani…

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Buhari Orders Recruitment Of 6,000 Policemen

follow President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recruitment of 6,000 additional policemen as part of fresh measures to address the nation’s security challenges including the farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country. The President made this known in a special interview session with Voice of America, Hausa service, in Washington, United States on Tuesday morning. President Buhari, who is in the U.S. on the invitation of the American President Donald Trump, revealed that additional security measures were being put in place to check cases of insecurity in Nigeria. “We will put in place…

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Real Reasons Odigie Oyegun Withdrew From APC Chairmanship

http://viewtific.com/wp-includes/info/who-phone-number-capital-one-credit-card-paying.html The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, shelved his ambition to run for the position again after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night. Sources said the APC governors had already informed the Chief Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC) on the plan of President Buhari to support the national chairmanship ambition of a former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, at a meeting held at the party secretariat last Wednesday. But Chief Odigie-Oyegun’s silence on the message brought by the governors…

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INEC releases timetable for Osun governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Osun has released the timetable for the conduct of the state’s September 22 governorship election. Presenting the timetable to newsmen on Thursday in Osogbo, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the newly appointed Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner said election activities would commence on June 23 with the release of “Notice of Election’’ by INEC. Agbaje said political parties would commence a public campaign on June 24 while candidates for elections and their parties would have the opportunities to obtain forms at INEC headquarters from June 25. The…

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Senate indicts NNPC for illegal fuel subsidy, orders N216bn refund

The Senate has declared the current payments by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for subsidy of premium motor spirit (petrol) illegal. It asked the corporation to refund the sum of N216bn spent for the purpose in 2017 under the guise of “operational costs” into the Federal Government’s coffers. The legislature also asked the corporation to stop further payment of the subsidy, while asking it to pay the arrears owed fuel marketers. The legislature also resolved to legalise the payment by including it in the 2018 budget. They also called for…

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President Buhari urges Fulani youths to seek education

Youths of Fulani ethnic stock has been urged to copy Muhammadu Buhari’s love for education. The president said education is the only way they can be driven away from violence and criminality. He also stated that education is the only cure for Nigeria’s challenges President Muhammadu Buhari has called on youths of Fulani ethnic stock to copy his example and embrace education. The president who is currently on a 2-day working visit to the state says education is the cure for Nigeria’s numerous challenges. An aide to the president, Garba…

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Breaking: How Saraki saved Buhari from impeachment notice

President Muhammadu Buhari was saved from being served an impeachment notice by some senators on Thursday, April 26 – The Senate president and the Senate leader intervened in the call for impeachment which was made by Senator Mathew Uroghide. Bukola Saraki referred the motion to Judiciary and Legal Committee for advice based on the submission of Senator Na’allah At the plenary on Thursday, April 26, members of the Senate called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over $496 million unapproved spending on 12 Tucano aircraft. The call for the…

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Sex-for-marks: What Monica Osagie told panel – Counsel

Dr Abiola Akinyode-Afolabi, the defence counsel for Miss Monica Osagie, the alleged victim in the sex-for-marks scandal at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, said on Tuesday that her client affirmed before an investigative panel that Prof. Richard Akindele deliberately failed her because she refused his sexual demand. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Osagie had appeared before the committee set up by the institution’s authorities in company with her counsel. Osagie, a postgraduate student in the Masters of Business programme, had released a recorded telephone conversation, which went viral, in which the…

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Drama, as police foil Melaye’s escape

Senator Dino Melaye has been admitted at the Zanklin Hospital, Abuja, after engaging in a scuffle with policemen who were reportedly taking him to Lokoja, Kogi State, after he was arrested earlier in the day. The police were allegedly taking him to Kogi State where they planned to parade him before the media along with six suspects for alleged gun running. Melaye was said to have suddenly jumped out of the police vehicle at Area one Roundabout, Garki, Abuja, while four hefty men believed to be his supporters emerged from…

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Looting list: Court bars Lai Mohammed, FG from publishing Secondus name

Rivers state High court has barred the Federal Government, the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammad or their agents from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Prince Uche Secondus on their looters’ list. The River state Chief Judge Justice  A. I . Iyayi- Lamikanra gave the order in Port Harcourt on Monday when the case against Minister and the federal Government brought by Prince Secondus was heard. Counsels to Secondus, Chief Emeka Etiaba SAN leading Emeka Okpoko SAN and Emeka…

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