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September 23, 2017 4:38 AM CAN is paranoid about Islam – Islamic council

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has said the Christian Association of Nigeria is being paranoid and intolerant of Islam. It said Muslims in the country had always tolerated Christians but that CAN was showing itself to be “Islamophobic.” CAN had alleged that the issuance of Sukuk bond by the Debt Management Office was an attempt to make Nigeria 16

September 22, 2017 8:34 AM Court refuses to drop case against Lamido

DUTSE—Jigawa State Chief Magistrate Court II, sitting in Dutse, has refused to grant the application to thrash the case against ex-Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, who is standing trial before the court since June this year. Lamido was arraigned on a four-count charge of inciting disturbance, disturbance of public peace, defamation of character and criminal 17

September 22, 2017 7:43 AM Restructuring: Why we appear ‘reluctant’– Northern Elders

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has said the North was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring. It, however, maintained that it would not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom for the region. President of the NEF, Paul Unongo, disclosed the group’s position at a news conference in Abuja, yesterday 17

September 22, 2017 6:34 AM Ohanaeze launches peace efforts in Sokoto

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has launched a peace and unity initiative in the North. It is all in continuation of efforts to prevent a bloodbath in the country as a result of the activities of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The Ohanaeze team yesterday visted Sokoto State. Lead by Dr. John Nwodo, the team met with Governor 14

September 21, 2017 11:34 PM Restructuring: We’re not afraid, but won’t be stampeded — Northern elders

ABUJA—Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom. NEF’s declaration came on a day chairman 18

September 21, 2017 6:34 PM Buhari leaves New York for London

President Buhari checked out of his hotel Millennium Tower New York accommodation at about 8.05am for JFK International Airport for his journey the London. Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had in a statement before the President left Abuja last weekend said that Buhari will go to London from New York after 22

September 21, 2017 3:33 PM Fire NNPC GMD now for insensitivity, Niger Delta youths tell Buhari

ABUJ – NIGER Delta Youth Leaders has told President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the Group Managing Director, GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, so as to avert looming crisis in the Niger Delta region. The youth leaders alleged that the relative peace being enjoyed in the zone will become a thing of the past if Baru continues 20

September 21, 2017 9:32 AM PANDEF begs Army to abort Operation Crocodile Smile II in N’Delta

The group in a statement by the Coordinating Secretary, Dr. Alfred Mulade, noted that the planned deployment was wrong especially at a time that efforts were being made by the federal government and leaders of the region, as represented by PANDEF, to consolidate the much needed sustainable peace and development in the region. It asserted: “It is no longer 15

September 21, 2017 6:32 AM Gov Ayade takes Joy Odama’s murder case to President Buhari

ABUJA—GOVERNOR Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, vowed to take the case of murdered 200 Level student of the Department of Mass Communication, Cross River State University of Technology, CRUTECH, Joy Odama, to President Muhammadu Buhari. Governor Ayade spoke through the Director General, Due Process and Price Intelligence Bureau, Governor’s 16

September 20, 2017 7:19 AM Our Faith In Democracy Remains Unshaken, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s firm and unshaken commitment to democracy in the country and the African continent. President Buhari gave the assurance on Tuesday while addressing world leaders at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States. He said the commitment 18