Ekiti PDP crisis: Olujimi’s faction heads for Supreme Court

The Senator Biodun Olujimi’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party in Ekiti State has declared it would be heading to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Appeal Court which affirmed pro-Ayodele Fayose’s ward congresses. The Appeal Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by the Olujimi – led faction […]

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Rampaging Fulani herdsmen: The Akure high level meeting should have done more

By Femi Orebe These herders invade farms and houses to kidnap, rape and loot. They collect ransom before releasing their victims. In some cases, they kill their victims even after collecting huge ransoms. The story of Dr Fatai Aborode who was killed on his 300-acre farm, which led to the Igangan crisis and the rise […]

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Herdsmen!

By Ben Ezeohagwu I As so deep in our keep,herdsmen strike endlessly,cattle battle in a baffle,just a peep in our seep, Constant turmoilfrom humour of herdsmen,no longer so strangeor new in Nigeria,full of rapes,kidnappings or killings. IIAs we weep in our neepherdsmen stride boldly,cattle prattle in a rattle,just a beep in our beef constant painfrom […]

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Tributes rain on departed wordsmith Taoheed Ajao

By Banji Ayoola Tributes have continued to rain on the departed celebrated writer and wordsmith, Mr Taoheed Ajao. Ajao, a columnist with the Ondo State Government-owned The Hope newspaper, and former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs & Communications to the immediate past Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, passed on on Saturday in his […]

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Suspense in police over fate of IGP, 3 DIGs, 10 AIGs

Lobbying by power brokers heightens There is suspense in the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, ahead of the service exit date of the Inspector-General, Mr. Abubakar Adamu Mohammed. The suspense is hinged on the fact that it is not clear whether Adamu’s tenure would be extended by President Muhammadu Buhari. Some power brokers were said to […]

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Strange schemes in Southwest, Fulani herders’ conflict

The recent clash between itinerant Fulani herders and citizens of some Southwest states was not a flash in the pan. There have been such skirmishes in the past, especially dating back to the fourth republic of former Oyo State governor, Lamidi Adesina. Fulani herders and farmers’ clashes in Southwest region play up the triangular dialectics […]

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Declare killer herdsmen terrorists now, Onitiri urges Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly have been told to immediately declare killer herdsmen as terrorists, if peace and progress will return to the country.  Lagos-based socio-political critic, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, who disclosed this in a statement, said the killer herdsmen do not represent the true and genuine Fulanis going about their life lawfully.  According to […]

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