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Presidency Advises Fulani Herdsmen On What To Do

Presidency Advises Fulani Herdsmen On What To Do

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The Presidency on Wednesday advised Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria to embrace modern techniques of cattle rearing. Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, gave the advice while addressing newsmen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos. Ojudu said the adoption of modern techniques for rearing of cattle would put an end to the persistent clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country. He appealed to both parties to embrace peace and find a lasting solution to the crisis. According to Ojudu, “I think we need to plan on how to embrace modern, systematic and technological way of rearing cattle in the country. “The way out of the crisis is not even a short time solution, because the herdsmen need t
BREAKING: Boko Haram Hits Maiduguri Again, kills 10, Injures 65

BREAKING: Boko Haram Hits Maiduguri Again, kills 10, Injures 65

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The Boko Haram sect Wednesday evening hit Borno state again. Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) and Red Cross have already responded to the incident which occurred around Muna Garage along Mafa Dikwa road in Maiduguri. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, Information officer,NEMA North East Zone, in a statement said “the ERT Team has responded to 65 injured people who were given first aid and transported to hospitals while 10 others lost their lives. “Preliminary reports indicate that four female suicide bombers were responsible for the blast. “The incident occurred at about 17.05 this evening. “Further details will be provided by security agencies in due course.”
Buhari No Longer In Charge, Cabal Plotting Saraki’s Removal – Senator Misau

Buhari No Longer In Charge, Cabal Plotting Saraki’s Removal – Senator Misau

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Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial district has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying, he was never in charge of governance, but has left the nation in the hands of cabals in the Villa. In his contribution on the floor of the Senate, Misau wondered at the composition of the executive, saying that Ministers have failed woefully in discharging their responsibilities. “Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, President Buhari is not in charge, but the cabals. They determine who and who to be appointed.” “During our New year holiday, cabals in the Presidency became suspicious that the Senate President may defect to PDP, so they have made up their minds to initiate impeachment moves against him’, Misau alleged. Calling names, he said: “The Attor
Benue Killings: Senate Issues IGP 14-Day Ultimatum

Benue Killings: Senate Issues IGP 14-Day Ultimatum

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The Senate on Tuesday gave the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, a 14-day ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. Idris, on Monday convened a peace meeting with governors and stakeholders from Benue and Nasarawa to address the disputes between the two states. The meeting, which was meant to find a lasting solution to the incessant farmers/herdsmen clashes in the states was, however, postponed as the governors from the two states were not present. The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the review of the current security infrastructure in Nigeria had on Friday visited Benue to ascertain the level of killings in the state. The report was presented by Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday. He said ...
We Have Compensated Residents Affected By Lagos, Ibadan Rail Line – Nigerian Govt

We Have Compensated Residents Affected By Lagos, Ibadan Rail Line – Nigerian Govt

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government of Nigeria has paid compensation to all residents affected by the ongoing new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge lines. Amaechi disclosed this on Tuesday at Papalanto in Ogun State, during his monthly visit and oversight functions to the constructions sites of the project. According to him, “We refuse to go by train today basically to see the right of way. There is only a place after Ijoko where we have issue with the right of way. “We have finished negotiations with them and they have finished the compensations to the affected residents. “The contractors will start work from the axis and the construction continues,” he said. Speaking further, the minister said the only challenge confronting the contractor,
2019: No Automatic Ticket For Candidates – APC

2019: No Automatic Ticket For Candidates – APC

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Jigawa State, has ruled out the possibility of the party imposing candidate on its members. Chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Ado Sani Kiri stated this while addressing newsmen yesterday in Dutse, the state capital. This was contained in a statement sent to DAILY POST by Ibrahim Ibrahim, his aide. In the statement, the party chairman maintained that, ‎imposing unpopular candidate was a gross abuse of democrat tenets. He said the party belonged to everybody and that all decisions must be taken together right from the ward level up to the state level‎ because it wa the only way to maintained success in the state. “We will allow our members t‎o decide who will lead them at all polit
Akpabio Speaks On Rift With Gov. Emmanuel

Akpabio Speaks On Rift With Gov. Emmanuel

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Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has denied reports of involvement in a rift with his successor, Governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel. The former governor described such insinuations as political propaganda, noting that he cannot be in a feud with an administration that Ikot Ekpene senatorial district played a significant role in its emergence. Akpabio, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Anietie Ekong said he was satisfied with the performance of Governor Emmanuel contrary to reports. “It is obvious that the concerns raised by the senator during the end-of-year stakeholders’ meeting organised by the deputy governor, that all was not well, was misunderstood and political jobbers sought to feast on it. “What the Senator said was that their House
Military Announces Death Of Dreaded Militant ‘General’ Karowei’

Military Announces Death Of Dreaded Militant ‘General’ Karowei’

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The military has announced that a dreaded militant, cultist and kidnapper, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, aka ‘General’ Karowei, arrested by men Joint Task Force, JTF, operating in the Niger Delta during the week, has died in its custody. The military said that after a fierce gun battle, that saw the death of many militants in the area, Oyawerikumo was apprehended by some soldiers attached to the JTF and was kept in the custody of the special security outfit before his demise in yet suspicious circumstances yesterday. The 28-year-old notorious militant, was accused of beheading an officer of the Department of State Services (DSS), closely followed by the murder of four soldiers at Toru Ndoro community, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. He was also fingered in th
Herdsmen Attack: Emir Sanusi Admits Being Patron Of Miyetti Allah, Names Sultan Of Sokoto, Others

Herdsmen Attack: Emir Sanusi Admits Being Patron Of Miyetti Allah, Names Sultan Of Sokoto, Others

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The Emir of Kano , Muhammadu Sanusi II has admitted being a patron of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN. The former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor also named the former Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar III, as the grand patron, now replaced by successive Sultans: Dasuki, Maccido and now Saad Abubakar. While fielding questions from Punch on the recent killings in various parts of the country by cattle herders, Sanusi said the Emir of Katsina, the Emir of Zazzau and the Lamido of Adamawa were also patrons of MACBAN. Sanusi, however, stated that the group was not a violent one. He said, “As I understand it when Miyetti Allah was first set up , they requested a few Fulani emirs to be their patrons in their capacity as emirs. The first grand patron w
2019: Dele Momodu Reveals Why Buhari Should Not Stand For Re-Election

2019: Dele Momodu Reveals Why Buhari Should Not Stand For Re-Election

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Media mogul, Dele Momodu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be too “tired” to run a “complex” nation like Nigeria at the age of 76. Momodu, in an interview with Punch, advised Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019 because “Nigeria needs a man with full stamina”. “I have no doubt in my mind that even if he does not want to run, some people are going to push him to run because their lives depend on it. If he goes, they are gone. But unfortunately, I don’t know what he is enjoying in power again; God has done everything for him. “He will be at least 76 years by next year; at that age, I believe he would be too tired to run a nation as complex and as complicated as Nigeria. Right now, Nigeria needs a man with full stamina. That is why I have written consistently in
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