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ARREST OF AFEGBUA: ANEEJ flays FG

ARREST OF AFEGBUA: ANEEJ flays FG

Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has condemned the plan by the Inspector General of Police to arrest the media spokesperson of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, on trumped up charges bordering on incitement and a likelihood of the breach of public peace from a press release which Mr. Afegbua was said

President Buhari’s $1bn request to fight Boko Haram divides House of Reps

The plenary of the House of Representatives on Thursday was rowdy on Thursday as members disagreed over the propriety of the one billion dollars sought by President Muhammadu Buhari to fight the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency. The confusion followed a motion by Rep. Ken Chikere (Rivers-PDP) on the “Need to deduct 13 per cent Derivation

Nigerian troops destroy Boko Haram tactical ground, recover battle tank, others

Nigerian troops kill 107 Boko Haram terrorists — Army The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops destroyed Boko Haram’s tactical ground, Camp Zero, in the ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest. The Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri

Herdsmen, farmers violence: Osinbajo leads nine governors to find solutions

The National Economic Council, NEC, has set up a ten-member committee to address the widespread farmers/herders clashes across the country. The committee is headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and includes nine governors. Briefing State House correspondents after the NEC meeting, the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said the committee has as members governors of

‘Arise and defend your land’ — the statement that made DSS go after Plateau pastor

The Department of State Services (DSS) attempted to arrest Isa El-Buba, general overseer of the Evangelical Outreach Ministries International, Plateau state, earlier in the week. Operatives of the secret police were said to have invaded the residence and church of the cleric but youth in Jos, the state capital, prevented his arrest. Addressing journalists after

Shehu Sani: Senators can’t confront Buhari on killings because they want to be re-elected

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says some of his colleagues can’t confront President Muhammadu Buhari on the killings across the country because they want to be re-elected in 2019. Sani said this on Tuesday on the floor of the senate while debating a report of an ad hoc committee on security. He said instead

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