Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

Appeal Court Upholds Interim Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m, N2.5bn – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Appeal Court Upholds Interim Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan's $5.8m, N2.5bn
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A Court of Appeal in Lagos has upheld the order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $5, 842, 316.66 and N2, 421, 953, 522.78 traced to the accounts of the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. Justice Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the ...
[BREAKING] Patience Jonathan loses bid to reclaim seized $5.9mThe Punch
Former Nigerian First Lady Patience Jonathan Loses In Court Of Appeal In $5.9 Million Slush Fund LitigationSaharaReporters.com
Appeal Court upholds forfeiture of Patience Jonathan's $5.7mThe Nation Newspaper

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Buhari Asks New Aare Ona Kakanfo To Promote National Unity – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Buhari Asks New Aare Ona Kakanfo To Promote National Unity
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo asking him to use the position for national unity. Buhari in his congratulatory message on Friday ...
Aare Ona Kakanfo: Installation of Gani Adams gathers momentumVanguard
Buhari to Gani Adams: Use your position for national unityThe Nation Newspaper
Buhari charges new Aare Ona Kakanfo on national unity, peaceDaily Trust
The Punch -New Telegraph Newspaper
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El-Zakzaky is not dead-DSS – Vanguard


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El-Zakzaky is not dead-DSS
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The Department of State Services (DSS) has on Friday in Abuja said that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is not dead, contrary to rumours. El-Zakzaky. An official of the service who preferred to remain ...
DSS reacts to reports of El-Zakzaky's deathDaily Post Nigeria
El-Zakzaky is alive – DSSThe Nation Newspaper
DSS: Shi'ites leader El-Zakzaky not deadTheCable
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Boko Haram kills 20 loggers in Borno – The Punch


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Boko Haram kills 20 loggers in Borno
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Boko Haram fighters have killed at least 20 loggers, militia members and residents said on Friday, in the latest attack against civilians in Borno. The attack happened on Monday when gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on a group of loggers collecting ...
Boko Haram insurgency not over yet – UNPremium Times
And those who made us proudDaily Trust
The Nigerian Army - A journey of great strides in the eyes of observersThe Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
News24 -P.M. News -THISDAY Newspapers -Bowdoin (press release) (blog)
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Yusuf Buhari discharged from Cedarcrest Hospital – Daily Post Nigeria


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Yusuf Buhari discharged from Cedarcrest Hospital
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari's only son, Yusuf, has been discharged from the Cedarcrest Hospital in Abuja, where he has been on admission since he was involved in a bike accident. This was confirmed by the president's Special Assistant on New Media ...
Yusuf Buhari ready to be discharged, Adesina saysThe Punch
Buhari's son 'to be discharged soon'TheCable

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Engineer ejected by landlady emerges N20m lottery winner – Vanguard


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Engineer ejected by landlady emerges N20m lottery winner
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Mr. Sidney Osahon, 35, Engineer from Edo, who won N20 million' National Jackpot Bonanza said, his landlady almost ejected his family hours before he won the lottery. Naira. Osahon, who disclosed this at a news briefing organised by the said national ...
Man Wins N20m Lottery After Eviction Threat By LandladyNaija News

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Benue crisis allegedly enters Nasarawa as Ortom accuses Al-Makura of habouring herdsmen – Vanguard


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Benue crisis allegedly enters Nasarawa as Ortom accuses Al-Makura of habouring herdsmen
Vanguard
Some stakeholders of Tiv extraction in Nasarawa state have alleged that some of their kinsmen were killed in the state in some alleged attacks by herdsmen. Similarly, the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Gabriel Aka'aka, expressed worry ...
Benue Govt's Anti-Open Grazing Law Is Unnecessary – Gov Al-MakuraNaija News
Nasarawa Records 18000 IDPs, Denies Harbouring AssailantsIndependent Newspapers Limited

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2019 election: Buhari biting fingers that fed him – APC chieftain, SKC Ogbonnia – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019 election: Buhari biting fingers that fed him – APC chieftain, SKC Ogbonnia
Daily Post Nigeria
An All Progressives Congress chieftain and Presidential aspirant, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, has said he feels terribly bad about President Muhammadu Buhari because the president is confused on how to fix the country's problems. The Enugu-born United States ...
The Exposure of Fulani Hegemonic Pretensions, By Rafiq RajiPremium Times
Michael Afenfia: Of Cows, Herdsmen & the Silence of the RockBellaNaija
Sycophants Have Built A Personality Cult Around PMB – Hon YerimaLeadership Newspapers
Guardian (blog) -The Tide -The Punch -Daily Trust
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Army kill arrested militant, Karowei, others – Daily Post Nigeria


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Army kill arrested militant, Karowei, others
Daily Post Nigeria
The Joint Task Force, JTF Operation Delta Safe on Friday, January 12 says the arrested militant leader, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as 'Karowei' and some of his criminal gang died this morning during an exchange of gun fire with troops at Bolu ...
JTF nabs suspected killers of four soldiers, kidnap of 4 Britons in N/DeltaVanguard
Nigerian army: Ian Squire kidnapper killedBBC News
Nigerian Troops Kill Arrested Militant Warlord And His Gang Members Who Kidnapped And Murdered British ...SaharaReporters.com

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Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee Strips Kunle Ogunba Of SAN Title, Suspends Conferment On Toyin Bashorun – SaharaReporters.com


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Legal Practitioners' Privileges Committee Strips Kunle Ogunba Of SAN Title, Suspends Conferment On Toyin Bashorun
SaharaReporters.com
The Legal Practitioners' Privileges Committee (LPPC) has suspended the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on Mrs. Oluwatoyin Ajoke Bashorun over her refusal to pay rent for nine years on a rented property she occupied. The ...
Two senior Nigerian lawyers punished, SAN title removedPremium Times
Derailing course of justice: SAN loses rank, another barred 3 yearsDaily Trust

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TOP NDDC positions: Ondo kicks against marginalisation – Vanguard


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TOP NDDC positions: Ondo kicks against marginalisation
Vanguard
THE Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was established 18 years ago with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Its mission is to facilitate the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger-Delta into ...
NDDC Set To Empower 5000 Youths, WomenThe Tide
NDDC steps up job creation programmesThe Nation Newspaper

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Red Squad carried out Omoku massacre over Don Waney’s mother’s arrest —Suspect – Vanguard


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Red Squad carried out Omoku massacre over Don Waney's mother's arrest —Suspect
Vanguard
ABUJA—One of the suspects in the New Year killing of worshippers at Omoku, Rivers State, disclosed, yesterday, that they carried out the killings to avenge the arrest and humiliation of the mother of their leader, Don Waney, coupled with the ...
Omoku massacre: Real reason we killed worshippers – Kidnap kingpin, OkotuboDaily Post Nigeria
We attacked worshipers in Omoku because of Don Waney's mum's humiliation – OkotuboTVC News
IG sets up panel to fish out suspects behind Rivers killingWorldStage
Premium Times -The Nation Newspaper -Naija News -SaharaReporters.com
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FG Gives Reason For Cattle Colonies – Leadership Newspapers


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FG Gives Reason For Cattle Colonies
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The federal government has given explanations for the establishment of cattle colonies as against the nomadic structure currently going on. The minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said the establishment of the colonies and ...
Is it right for FG to set up cattle colonies?The Punch
FG gives reason for proposing cattle coloniesVanguard
Why Fed Govt is promoting cattle colonies, by OgbehThe Nation Newspaper
New Telegraph Newspaper -P.M. News -The News -Independent Newspapers Limited
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2019 elections and the Nigerian party system – Daily Trust


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2019 elections and the Nigerian party system
Daily Trust
The greatest challenge facing Nigerian democracy is the absence of a real and functional party system. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just declared that at least 18 of the registered political parties in Nigeria are operating ...
2018: Apathy Of Political Class, Finance Redefining Pre-election YearLeadership Newspapers
Appeal Court rules on motion to stop Anambra re-run pollDaily Post Nigeria
Appeal Court refuses to stop Anambra Central senatorial electionPremium Times
Pulse Nigeria -Guardian (blog) -New Telegraph Newspaper -TheCable
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We thank you all for your support and cooperation, Ambode Lagosians – Vanguard


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We thank you all for your support and cooperation, Ambode Lagosians
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Lagos—GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday commended residents of the state for supporting his administration to deliver on key projects in various sectors and sections, revealing that the state generated a total of N503.7 billion ...
Lagos, 2018 budget and prioritizingBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Governor Ambode reshuffles cabinet, sacks three CommissionersDaily Post Nigeria
Lagos rakes in N503.7b IGR,The Nation Newspaper
The Punch -P.M. News -New Telegraph Newspaper -The Eagle Online
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MMPN charts pathway to boost Islam reportag – Vanguard


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MMPN charts pathway to boost Islam reportag
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Worried by the skewed reportage of Islam in the Nigeria media, the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Lagos State Chapter, assembled top government officials, scholars from various universities, media executives and islamic orgaisations to ...
MMPN urges journalists to uphold professionalismGuardian (blog)
MMPN: Tackling The Anti-Islamic Media ScourgeIndependent Newspapers Limited
Appointment a rare opportunity, say Muslim studentsThe Nation Newspaper

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Loading at Ibadan depot inadequate, says IPMAN – The Nation Newspaper


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Loading at Ibadan depot inadequate, says IPMAN
The Nation Newspaper
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said petrol allocation by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to Ibadan Depot is grossly inadequate. Alhaji Raimi Tayo, who chairs IPMAN's Ibadan Depot, told News ...
Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Demands Expedited Action on PIBTHISDAY Newspapers
Fuel crisis: IPMAN tasks FG on multiple chargesNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Fulani Herdsmen Attacks: Buhari’s Silence Discomforting – SaharaReporters.com


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Fulani Herdsmen Attacks: Buhari's Silence Discomforting
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The Catholic Bishop of Gboko, Most Reverend William Avenya, has accused the federal government of being discomfortingly silent in the face of the wave of attacks by Fulani herdsmen on 14 out of 23 local councils in Benue State. by Sahara Reporters, NY ...
Miyetti Allah accuses Nigerians of politicizing herdsmen, farmers' conflictDaily Post Nigeria
Benue killings: Mass burial held for dozens killed in New Year's day attacksCNN
I warned Benue, Taraba governors against anti-grazing law – Gov. LalongThe Eagle Online
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Japan Times -Daily Mail -The Punch
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Bishop Kukah’s brother regains freedom – The Nation Newspaper


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Bishop Kukah's brother regains freedom
The Nation Newspaper
Yohanna Kukah, younger brother to Bishop Hassan Kukah and paramount ruler of Ikulu Kingdom, has been freed by his abductors. He was kidnapped on 2nd January at his residence in Anchuna village, Zangon Kataf local government in Southern Kaduna and ...
Kidnapped Kaduna Paramount Ruler, Kukah Regains FreedomLeadership Newspapers
Traditional ruler regains freedom from abductorsP.M. News
Paramount ruler who is Bishop Kukah's brother regains freedom from kidnappersThe Eagle Online
TheCable -TheNewsGuru
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Court grants bail to Maryam Sanda’s mother – Daily Post Nigeria


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Court grants bail to Maryam Sanda's mother
Daily Post Nigeria
Justice Mairo Nasir of an FCT High Court on Thursday granted Maimuna Aliyu bail in the sum of N10 million. Mrs. Aliyu, a former Executive Director, Aso Savings and Loans plc, is accused of N57 million fraud while in office. She faces a separate charge ...
Alleged N57m fraud: Maryam Sanda's mom secures N10m bailDaily Trust
'N57m Fraud': Court grants bail to dropped ICPC board nomineeTheCable
ICPC Finally Arraigns Maimuna Aliyu of Aso Savings over N57m FraudPRNigeria News (press release)
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Suspected Militant Wanted For Abduction, Murder Of British Missionary Surrenders – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Suspected Militant Wanted For Abduction, Murder Of British Missionary Surrenders
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Suspected militant leader Oyawerikumor Peregbabofa, also known as Karowei, who was declared wanted and accused of killing British Missionary Ian Squire, has surrendered himself to the Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe. JTF Commander Rear Admiral ...
Suspect who killed British missionary surrenders in DeltaTheCable
Wanted Militant Who Kidnapped And Killed British Missionary Arrested In DeltaSaharaReporters.com
Military arrests Karowei, alleged killer of British missionary, army captainThe Punch
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Buzz Reporters (press release) (blog) -TODAY.NG
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Teachers’ sack: El-Rufai replies critics [VIDEO] – Daily Post Nigeria


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Teachers' sack: El-Rufai replies critics [VIDEO]
Daily Post Nigeria
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has defended his stand on sack of over 20,000 teachers in Kaduna. El-Rufai on Thursday through a video shared on his Facebook page said the educational reform was to ensure quality education for children, not ...
Teachers' Sack: NLC delivers protest letter to El-RufaiPremium Times
NLC dares El-Rufa'i, says workers can't be intimidatedVanguard
Kaduna Govt Obtains Arrest Warrants Against Labour ProtestersLeadership Newspapers
Daily Trust -SaharaReporters.com -CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Punch
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Engineer facing eviction wins N20m lottery in Abuja – The Nation Newspaper


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Engineer facing eviction wins N20m lottery in Abuja
The Nation Newspaper
A software engineer, Sidney Osahon, who was about being evicted by his landlady, has emerged the winner of the N20 million 'Give n Take' national lottery jackpot in Abuja. The 35-year-old native of Edo state explained that he was contemplating selling ...
Engineer ejected by landlady emerges N20 million lottery winnerPremium Times

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Anambra Re-run INEC Calls PDP’s Bluff, Proceeds With Election – Leadership Newspapers


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Anambra Re-run INEC Calls PDP's Bluff, Proceeds With Election
Leadership Newspapers
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared yesterday that despite court order, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) will not be allowed to participate in the Anambra central senatorial re-run election billed for Saturday. INEC noted ...
Appeal Court refuses to stop Anambra Central senatorial electionPremium Times
Appeal Court rules on motion to stop Anambra re-run pollDaily Post Nigeria
Senatorial rerun will surpass guber poll credibility - INEC assuresDaily Trust
TODAY.NG -Independent Newspapers Limited -Guardian (blog)
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I warned Ortom against anti-grazing law – Gov. Lalong – Daily Post Nigeria


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I warned Ortom against anti-grazing law – Gov. Lalong
Daily Post Nigeria
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Thursday disclosed that he warned Benue State governor Samuel Ortom, against implementing anti-grazing law. Recall that the Benue State government had on Wednesday, November 1, officially effected its ban on ...
Ortom adamant: rejectscattle colonies, grazing routesThe News
Benue killings: I warned Ortom, says Plateau govThe Punch
I Warned Ortom Against Open-Grazing Ban – LalongCHANNELS TELEVISION
Daily Trust -TheCable -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Whistler NG
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Appeal Court dismisses motion seeking to stop Anambra senatorial re-run election – Vanguard


Appeal Court dismisses motion seeking to stop Anambra senatorial re-run election
Vanguard
The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed a motion seeking to restrain Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the re-run election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District. Delivering the judgment, Justice Abubakar ...

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Gov. Emmanuel Calls For Air Force Base Establishment In Akwa Ibom – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Gov. Emmanuel Calls For Air Force Base Establishment In Akwa Ibom
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Akwa Ibom State Government has advocated for the establishment of a full-fledge Airforce Base to ensure the requisite training of graduates from the Airforce Secondary School in the state. Governor Udom Emmanuel made the advocacy when the Chief of ...
Akwa Ibom Gov. Emmanuel, Akpabio in 'full-blown political war'Premium Times
No Clash Between Udom And Akpabio – A'Ibom AG/ Commissioner For JusticeIndependent Newspapers Limited
UDOM IS PASSIONATE ABOUT AKWA IBOM STATE –EKONG SAMPSONWetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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972 of Over 5000 Nigerians In Libya Already Returned-NAPTIP – Leadership Newspapers


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972 of Over 5000 Nigerians In Libya Already Returned-NAPTIP
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The Director general, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Dame Julie Okah –Donli has said 972 of the 5000 Nigerians located in different detention camps in Libya have already returned. LEADERSHIP recalls that a ...
NAPTIP arrests 2 traffickers among Libya returneesVanguard
Nigerians across 27 states were trafficked to Libya –FGThe Punch
Akwa Ibom promises Libya returnees adequate welfareThe Nation Newspaper
Guardian (blog) -The Tide -AllAfrica.com -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Defend yourselves if FG cannot protect you, Unongo tells Benue people – Vanguard


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Defend yourselves if FG cannot protect you, Unongo tells Benue people
Vanguard
The Convener, Northern Elders Forum, Mr Paul Unongo has charged Benue people to rise up and defend themselves if the Federal Government (FG) continued to deny them protection and security in accordance with the United Nations (UN) Charter. Unongo ...
TIV indigenes ask FG to declare Miyetti Allah a terror groupTVC News
Benue Indigenes Give FG Two Weeks Ultimatum To Stop Killings, Bury 73 VictimsIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Edo council polls hold March 3 – The Nation Newspaper


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Edo council polls hold March 3
The Nation Newspaper
The Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. The statement said political parties are expected to conduct their primaries before the end of January while ...
Edo fixes council elections for March 3Premium Times
Edo fixes date for council electionThe Eagle Online

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