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Suspected Killers Of Catholic Priest Arrested

The police in Enugu have made some major headway in the investigation of the deaths of some catholic priests in the state. They have arrested suspected killers of Rev Paul Offu and Clement Ugwu, and interestingly another priest in the Enugu Catholic Diocese escaped assassination last week. While Mr Offu was killed by suspected herders in Awgu Local Government Area,

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President Buhari Suspends RUGA Settlement, Now Supports NEC Livestock Plan

The backlash from different groups against the proposed plan to build Ruga settlements has achieved some sort of result as the plan, which was approved in May 2019 has been suspended by President Buhari. It would be recalled that the weeklong outcry from the Nigerian public led the office of the Presidency to release a media statement, denying cliams that

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FG Denies Imposing RUGA Settlement On States, Osinbajo’s Office Says Its Not Involved In The RUGA Plan

Following the controversy that is trailing the proposed RUGA Settlement plan by the FG, in which some states are alleging that it is a deliberate plan by the Buhari administration to colonize their lands and impose Fulani tribes on their people, with a view of islamizing the country. The office of the Presidency has released a media statement through the

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IGP Reaches Out To OPC Leader Gani Adams, As OPC Gives Herdsmen 7 Days To Fish Out Kidnappers In Yorubaland

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Muhammed Adamu responded to the security concerns in Yorubaland. He did this by sending a delegation to Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland and leader of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC), Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams. And the main thrust of the meeting was about the seven-day ultimatum recently issued by OPC, to the Miyetti Allah Cattle

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Imo Group Have Vowed To Protect Themselves From Herdsmen Attack

The proliferation of herdsmen within the South-East has gotten so bad, to the extent that a group in Imo State under the aegis of Indigenous Imo Town Unions, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address the constant herdsmen attacks in South-East. The leaders of the group has intimated that failure to do that, they would resort to self-defense to protect

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Aftermath Of Zamfara Bloodshed, Buhari Tells Emir To Console His People

APresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had a telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari. Buhari expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of properties following the bandits attack. This information was contained in a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday. Buhari said

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