Outrage nationwide over sack, arrest of Ganduje’s aide for comment on APC

It was double trouble on Saturday for former Special Assistant on Media to the Governor of Kano State, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, as his sack by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over a comment he made on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was  followed by his arrest by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). A […]

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More knocks for Buhari over student abductions

Your best not enough, says CAN Northern Elders Forum: Nigerians have lost faith in FG Buhari owe Nigerians explanation for decay in national security -CNG Soyinka to Nigerians: ‘Don’t accept child hostage taking as a way of life’ The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Nobel laureate  Wole Soyinka,the Coalition of Northern […]

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Southwest angry with governors as insecurity worsens

Akeredolu, Oyetola, Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu, Fayemi and Makinde The people of Southwest Nigeria are not only seething with anger, but also picking up stones. Piqued by pain and anguish, their blazing eyes are trained in the direction of the governors of the region’s six states: Dr. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), Rotimi […]

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Southern, Middle Belt leaders condemns Sunday Igboho’s attempted arrest

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) has condemned attempted arrest of Yoruba rights’ activist, Mr.  Sunday Igboho by a combined team of security forces. It was claimed that Igboho, who was on his way to Lagos, on Friday, for a scheduled meeting with one of the Afenifere leaders, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, was to be […]

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Zamfara girls: Buhari should speak up on alleged complicity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to speak on what it called “alleged complicity of the military and certain officials of the Presidency” in the abduction of 317 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State by terrorists. The party described as alarming allegations in the public space, especially […]

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Buhari owes Nigerians explanation for decay in national security –– Northern groups

alleges rampant kidnap of students, grand plan to cripple north’s education Few hours after the release of students abducted by bandits in Kagara, Niger State, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has faulted Federal Government’s inability to put an end to security challenges bedeviling the country. This was as the group also asked Northern leaders […]

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Buhari meets new EFCC boss, Bawa

The newly appointed Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa on Thursday visited President Muhammad Buhari at the State House, Abuja. He was confirmed by the National Assembly on Wednesday as the substantive chairman of EFCC. Bawa’s appointment makes him the youngest to ever head the anti-graft commission since its establishment in 2003. The […]

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Insecurity: Northern governors, emirs, security chiefs meet in Kaduna

Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, at the briefing of the Nigerian Senate on the measures being taken to address the insecurity across the nation. Photo/twitter/bukolasaraki Governors of the 19 Nothern States and traditional rulers of the region are meeting in Kaduna over security challenges bedevilling the region. The two-day meeting, which opened on Thursday, […]

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