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June 17, 2018 1:58 AM Abiola’s June 12 honour: We won’t thank Buhari –AfenifereThe Sun News

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election. Two prominent leaders of the group, Senator Femi Okunrounmu and Chief 16

June 5, 2018 7:14 PM Biafra: Buhari a hypocrite – MASSOB lampoons president over Civil War comment

Uchenna Madu, leader of MASSOB, described Buhari as a “hypocrite” for making such statement. Madu stressed that people of the South East will never be impressed by Buhari’s “friendly antics”. In a statement, Madu said, “The sudden reverse or change of tactical approach on issues concerning Biafra consciousness by President Buhari can be likened to an evil man who is dying 23

June 4, 2018 1:59 AM Buhari, Saraki, gov, others mourn Justice AkanbiThe Sun News

Pioneer chairman of the lndependent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (lCPC) and first Wakilin Ilorin, Justice Mustapha Akanbi, is dead. The late Justice Akanbi’s son, Professor Mohammad, confirmed his death and his remains was interred at his Ilorin GRA residence at 2.30pm, yesterday. Chief Imam of Ilorin, Sheikh Mohammed Bashir 38

May 28, 2018 10:44 AM BREAKING: Herdsmen attack Catholic seminary, shoot reverend father, beat others

Two Catholic priests were on Monday morning beaten with one shot in the leg when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a minor seminary in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, the Punch reports. The Director of Caritas Nigeria, an agency of the Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, revealed this in a WhatsApp message. He said, “Please Frs, pray for us. Our minor 20

May 17, 2018 12:44 AM Why we’re opposed to Ohanaeze summit – IPOBThe Sun News

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday, gave reasons why it is opposed to the planned Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring of Nigeria, slated for May 21 in Awka, Anambra State. Stating it has nothing against those who genuinely believe restructuring would best address the myriad of problems afflicting the masses in the country, IPOB said it would 24

May 15, 2018 3:33 PM Herdsmen: Group blames Yahaya Bello over attacks on Kogi communities

The Kogi socio-political group, Project Save Kogi (PSK) has described the fresh herdsmen attack on two communities in Ilu-Ajo, Kogi West which left 10 dead and scores wounded as barbaric and unacceptable. In a statement by the Project’s spokesman, Samson Atek’ojo Usman, he explained that the invasion of Fulani herdsmen at the wee hours of Monday, was uncalled 25

May 15, 2018 3:07 PM Catholic priests, 17 others killed by herdsmen for mass burial May 22 in Benue

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has declared May 22 as work free-day in honour of two catholic priests allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in the state. Making the announcement via the Twitter handle of the government, Ortom said there will be a mass burial on the same day for the 17 victims of the attack respectively. “Benue state governor, Samuel 35

May 11, 2018 11:53 AM BREAKING: CAN General Secretary, Musa Asake is dead

The General Secretary, Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, is dead. DAILY POST confirmed that Asake died on Friday morning (today) in Abuja after an illness. The death of Asake came about two weeks after he led a nationwide protest called by CAN against the killing of Christians by suspected Fulani herdsmen. His death was confirmed by his brother 32

April 27, 2018 6:48 AM ‘I would have been part of herdsmen attacking people’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that if not for education, he may have been one of the Fulani herdsmen clashing with farmers across the country. The President said during his two-day state visit to Bauchi State on Thursday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, where he inaugurated the 261 Nigerian Air Force Referral Hospital, some roads 38

April 26, 2018 8:42 AM 44 killed in fresh Benue, Nasarawa attacks

, 37 persons were reportedly killed, several others injured and some still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked three council wards in Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State. Seven others were killed in a separate attack in Nasarawa State. The affected Benue villages are Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council ward, Mbakpaase in Saghev council ward and Tse-Ali 29