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December 3, 2018 9:26 AM 2019 election: Why Nigerians must pray more than waste energy on politics – Fani-Kayode

A former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Monday appealed to Nigerians to be more prayerful ahead of the 2019 elections. He urged Nigerians not to dissipate much energy on politics but spend more time on their knees praying because the coming year may be “frightful and heart-breaking”. Fani-Kayode also bemoaned the alleged inaction of the Federal 28

November 30, 2018 11:24 AM Boko Haram: Why Buhari govt must declare Nigeria as nation at war – Okorocha

Following the recent killings of soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has called on the Federal Government to declare Nigeria as a nation at war. Okorocha gave the call while saying it takes a serious war for a country to lose about 10 to 40 soldiers in an attack. He spoke when officers from the Armed 25

November 28, 2018 3:48 PM DELSU ASUU raises alrm over activities of ritual killers in Abraka

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) on Wednesday raised concern over increasing ritual killings within the university community and called on the police including other security agencies to secure the area effectively. At a media briefing, the ASUU Abraka branch chairman, Professor Abel Diakpoaromre 30

November 25, 2018 9:55 AM Boko Haram: What Buhari must do now – SERAP reacts to killing of soldiers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018 in order to promote transparency and accountability in the sector. SERAP said the probe would ensure that the funds meant for military 35

November 23, 2018 1:54 PM 2019: PDP reacts as presidency condemns Goodluck Jonathan’s ‘Transition hours’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has hit back at the presidency over its criticism of former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s book ‘My Transition Hours’. DAILY POST reports that Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity on Thursday denied the allegation made by Jonathan in his book ‘My Transition Hours’ that the present 29

November 16, 2018 6:01 AM Shittes: Why El-Zakzaky can’t be released – Gov. El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai has provided reasons detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shittes, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, cannot be set free. El-Rufai said that El-Zakzaky was not being held illegally as widely reported. Recall that the Shittes leader was arrested in 2015, after a confrontation 31

November 13, 2018 10:01 AM Two killed, beheaded near Uni-Port

At least, two people have been killed and beheaded by unknown men in Choba, one of the host communities of the University of Port Harcourt in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. This is happening barely two days after residents of the area raised the alarm in protest over increased killings and other criminal activities and called for regular 24

November 9, 2018 7:10 AM 2 Benue State University students killed in cult clashes

At least, two persons have died after rival cult groups clashed in the Benue State University (BSU) in Makurdi, the Benue State capital within the week. It was gathered that the first incident took place around High Level area of the metropolis, in which a 300-level student of the university was said to have been shot dead around 8:00 p.m. yesterday 31

November 7, 2018 6:48 PM Killings: Why Aisha should send Buhari back to Daura – Omokri

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has reacted to the President Muhammadu Buhari’s remark that he was depressed by the killings in Nigeria. Omokri urged the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari to give her husband anti-depressant and “send him back to Daura”. However, Omokri wondered why a President with the Department of State 30

November 3, 2018 7:00 PM 2019 elections: Cardinal Onaiyekan tells Christians what to do

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has given Christians a task ahead of the 2019 general elections. The cleric called on Christians all over the country to pray for peace, free and fair polls in 2019. He made the call on Saturday in his homily at the stage two of the new Cathedral building of the Twelve Apostles, St. Pope Johnpaul 32