Afenifere expresses concern over growing insecurity

Acting Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has expressed concern over the economic and security crises confronting Nigeria, saying the situation calls for immediate reverse to prevent degeneration. Lagos State chairman of the organisation, Chief Tunde Onakoya, expressed this concern, shortly after the special prayer for Nigeria at Anwar-Ul-Islam Movement Central Mosque, […]

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‘Yoruba agenda fueled by state of Nigeria, insecurity, others’

Clamour for a Yoruba agenda, in which its proponents are agitating for Oduduwa Republic, is fueled by the current state of Nigeria, exacerbated by insecurity, banditry, herder-farmer clashes and distorted federal system being operated in the country. A professor of history and archeology, Akinwunmi Ogundiran, made the assertion, at the weekend, during the unveiling of […]

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G7 countries pledge $389 million to fight Boko Haram insurgency

The G7, a group of the world’s wealthiest countries, has promised to aid Nigeria’s fight against the decade-long fight against Boko Haram insurgency with $389 million. The British high commissioner in Nigeria Catriona Laing said the fund will help combat the worsening humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s northeast. The region is the most impacted by the […]

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Eid-el-Fitr: FRSC deploys 1,820 personnel in Kano State

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Command in Kano State has deployed 1,820 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitr celebration in the state. Mr Zubairu Mato, the State FRSC Sector Commander, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Kano. Mato said three ambulances, 16 patrol vans, one tow truck and personnel have been deployed […]

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Insecurity, secession calls top agenda as 17 Southern governors meet in Asaba today

Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Jason Gbassa (left); General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu; representative of the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, David Setonji; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; State Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba; Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command, Ikeja, Nigerian Air Force, […]

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Troops eliminate top bandits’ commander, 48 others in North West – Army

The Nigerian Army says the troops of 8 Division operating in Zamfara and adjoining states, have eliminated many bandits’ commander and over 48 members of their gangs in North West. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Yerima said that the Division had earlier launched […]

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Ortom accuses el-Rufai of misleading Buhari

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has described his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, as among those who mislead President Muhammadu Buhari. Responding to el-Rufai, who accused him of using the insecurity in Benue to attack the Federal Government, just to cover his failure, he described the Kaduna helmsman as a sycophant, ethnic champion and religious […]

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