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PRESIDENT BUHARI SAID HE WILL CURBS THE FULANI HERDSMEN EXCESSES

Nigerians received words of confidence from President Muhammadu Buhari, over the recent attacks by the Fulani herdsmen, the President said that the country will soon be brought under control. He also said that the security agents deployed to affected areas would achieve the feat in no distant time. According to ...

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Ex-Footballer, George Weah Sworn In As Liberia’s 24th President [Photos]

Ex-Footballer, George Weah Sworn In As Liberia’s 24th President [Photos] Former international footballer, George Weah has been sworn in as the 24th president of Liberia. The 51-year-old was sworn in on Monday afternoon by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, Francis Korkpor. The ceremony took place at the 35,000 ...

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Fayose Gives Herdsmen three months to Identify themselves 

Governor Ayo Fayose has given all herdsmen in the state a three-month ultimatum to register in their respective locations to identify them. They are to register with a sum of N5,000 each in a bid to know who should be held responsible in the event of any further attacks in ...

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No need for Tinubu, Akande to attend Buhari’s dinner with APC chieftains says Abdullahi

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has given reasons a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande did not attend the dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. Abdullahi said they would have been at the ...

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Obanikoro begs National Assembly to pass 2018 budget in February

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has urged the National Assembly to ensure speedy passage of the 2018 before the end of February for appreciable implementation. Obanikoro, who recently defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), made the call ...

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Ogun Assembly speaker joins governorship race

The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, on Wednesday announced his intention to contest the governorship of the state in 2019. Adekunbi made the disclosure when he met with members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yewa North Local Government at Ayetoro. The speaker said it was time ...

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Osun 2018: Group backs Bisi Akande over Osun west guber agenda

Osun West Peoples Assembly (OWEPA) has thrown its weight behind the position of a former Interim National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC),Chief Adebisi Akande that if fairness should prevail, a candidate from the west district of the state should become the next governor of the state. Speaking on ...

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Fulani attack, fear grips Plateau state as Group Threatens attack more than 350 stolen cows

  Residents of Plateau state are now gripped by fear of attack by Fulani herdsmen following a threat issued over alleged cattle rustling. Neigbouring Benue State is reeling from the New Year Day’s attacks in Logo and Guma local government areas in which 73 people died. President Muhammadu Buhari, after a meeting ...

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Taraba lawmaker Hon. Hosea ibi who spoke against herdsemen and later kidnapped, found dead

Taraba State has been thrown into mourning following the death of a kidnapped lawmaker, Honourable Hosea Ibi. Late Ibi, the member representing Takum II Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, was found dead after he was abducted by gunmen in December 2017. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr ...

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Donald Trump said he didn’t make any racial Comment

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was “not a racist,” after his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole” countries triggered a global firestorm of criticism. Trump on Friday tweeted a convoluted denial about the comments, which were reported by The Washington Post and ...

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