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INSECURITY: FULANI HERDSMEN UNLEASHING TERROR ON INNOCENT NIGERIANS HAVE THE SUPPORT OF THE PRESIDENCY, ORTOM INSISTS.

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, April 27, 2020 accused Buhari of working for the Fulani ethnic stock to take over Nigeria. The governor, who spoke in reaction to the recent killing of residents allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in parts of the North-Central state, also lamented that no fewer than 70 people have been killed in the last two

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INSECURITY: NIGERIA CANNOT SURVIVE ANOTHER CIVIL WAR _ OSINBAJO.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria cannot afford another civil war because it will not augur well for the country. Osinbajo said this at an interactive forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra governorship aspirants, organized by the state chapter of APC Patriots in Abuja. “The thing about the kind of conflict in this part of the world, developing countries,

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2023 GENERAL ELECTION TO HOLD FEBRUARY 18TH, 2023 _ YAKUBU

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Saturday, February 18 for the 2023 general elections in the country. INEC Chairman, Prof.  Mahmood Yakubu made this known on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC. He said, “By the principle established by the

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IPOB/ESN COMMANDER KILLED IN MILITARY JOINT TASK FORCE OPERATON IN IMO STATE.

The Commander of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPoB)/Eastern Security Network (ESN), in the South-East, identified simply as Ikonso Commander and six other IPoB/ESN members were killed in a shootout with men of the Police, Army and the Department of State Service, DSS, in the state. The operatives, in a joint operation, reportedly stormed IPoB’s operational headquarters in Awomama village, Oru

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AUTONOMY FOR STATE ASSEMBLIES, JUDICIARY TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY STATE GOVERNORS IN MAY – FAYEMI.

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that the chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, on Monday, stated that state governors and other stakeholders have reached an agreement on the implementation of financial autonomy for state legislature and the judiciary. Although he did not disclose the details of the agreement reached, he assured the nation that the implementation will

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NIGERIANS CALLS FOR PANTAMI’S SACK OVER PAST STATEMENTS ON AL-QAEDA, TALIBAN.

Many Nigerians and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have called for the sack or resignation of Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over statements he made in the past in support of Islamic extremist groups. Audio recordings of Mr. Pantami’s past teachings where he declared support for Al-Qaeda and Taliban resurfaced last week, generating debates on social

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JONATHAN CALLS FOR STRENGTHENING OF THE NATION’S ELECTORAL LAW.

Former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called for the strengthening of the nation’s electoral laws to restore the integrity of the ballot. Dr Jonathan argued that the standard practice is that the electoral management bodies exercise the sole responsibility of returning candidates and declaring winners while the judiciary complements by either upholding declared results or nullifying flawed elections and

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INSECURITY: SOUTHEAST GOVERNORS LAUNCH EBUBE AGU SECURITY OUTFIT.

Southeast governors on Sunday, April 11, 2021  launched a regional security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu (the glory of a tiger) to battle rising insecurity. They restated that open grazing remained banned and urged security agencies to enforce it. The governors met in Owerri, the Imo State capital, with heads of security agencies in the region. Acting Inspector-General Usman Baba sent a delegation comprising a

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I WILL BATTLE BANDITRY, KIDNAPPING AND SECESSIONISTS, SAYS ACTING POLICE IG, USMAN BABA.

Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba began his tenure on Wednesday with a pledge to confront increasingly, complex and pervasive security threats in the country. He listed them as “terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, secessionist agitation and sundry organized crimes.” Baba, 58, who was appointed on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, spoke at the Force Headquarters in Abuja after taking the reins

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MEMBERS OF IPOB/ESN ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMO JAILBREAK – CP MBA.

Frank Mba, Police Public Relations Officer, has disclosed that Preliminary investigations revealed that the attackers of Imo state custodial service centre, who came in their numbers with sophisticated weapons, are members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN). Frank Mba who was speaking on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed said that

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