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June 18, 2018 9:38 AM Benue killings: We won’t let attacks destroy future of our children – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says his administration has intensified collaboration with security forces through Operation Whirl Stroke to prevent further attacks on the people and ensure the return of displaced persons to their ancestral homes. The Governor gave this assurance yesterday on his farm in Adaka, Makurdi local government area of the state 21

June 17, 2018 1:26 PM US religious envoy visits Nigeria over killings

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will travel to Nigeria on Monday to meet with stakeholders on how to enhance religious freedom in the country. Brownback, during the one-week visit, would meet with government officials, religious leaders, and civil society groups, according to the Office of the Spokesperson for the U.S. Department 20

June 16, 2018 9:50 AM Abdulsalami Abubakar speaks on herdsmen killings, kidnappings in Nigeria

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former Military Head of State, has expressed concern over the continued killings, kidnappings and cattle rustling across the country. Abubakar prayed that the incessant hostage taking and crimes come to an end. He made the prayer at Minna Eid prayer ground on Friday after joining hundreds of Muslims as part of activities to mark the festival 19

June 8, 2018 6:57 AM Eedris Abdulkareem attacks Obasanjo

Nigerian musician, Eedris Abdulkareem has taken former president Olusegun Obasanjo to the cleaners. In a new song entitled ‘Letter To Obasanjo’, he said the retired general was the problem of Nigeria. The controversial rapper also accused Obasanjo of corruption and killing the people of Odi in Bayelsa state in 1999. In an interview with Linda Ikeji 25

June 6, 2018 7:46 AM Saraki meets behind closed doors with US Envoy

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday met with the United States, US’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington. The meeting was held behind closed doors at Saraki’s office, according to the Senate President’s Special Assistant on International Relations, Bamikole Omisore. “The US Ambassador, Stuart Symington, paid a courtesy visit to President 25

June 1, 2018 9:01 PM Osinbajo vows never to stab Buhari in the back

Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo has reaffirmed his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari. Osinbajo stated this while speaking to a congregation of clergies at a forum of Greater Nigeria Pastors’ Conference in Osogbo, Osun State on Friday. “I have made sure that it would not be said of me that I have stabbed the President in the back. “We must never be afraid 23

June 1, 2018 12:34 PM Ekiti guber: What Police, other security agencies, INEC must do – CAN

The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the police and other security agencies, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to be neutral during the July 14 governorship election in the state. CAN stated this at its plenary meeting held at First Baptist Church, Odo Ayedun in Ikole Local Government 22

May 29, 2018 5:31 AM Killings, greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy –OhazulikeThe Sun News

Igbo leader and Eze Ndigbo Lagos State, Nwabueze Ohazuilike, has described the killings in the country as the greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy. He also decried the spate of killings in the country and declared that the country’s future is doomed if the killings are not stopped. Ohazulike, who made the statement recently in Lagos, while commenting 37

May 19, 2018 3:19 PM 2019: APC theatening Secondus, our members who want to contest against Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus and other members of its National Working Committee (NWC) were under threat. Addressing newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, also alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced “total clampdown 42

May 16, 2018 5:56 PM Ramadan: A Time of Devotion, Prayers For Nigeria’s Emancipation – NDCP

The Nigeria Democratic Congress Party NDCP has felicitated with the Nigerian Muslim Community on the occasion of the 1439AH Ramadan. This is contained in a statement signed by NDCP Founder and Presidential Candidate, Dr Johnson Edomsowan in Abuja on Wednesday. The party said as Ramadan is a holy month where Muslims are devout and more pious, it calls 34