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October 30, 2017 6:36 PM Shift attention to Fulani herdsmen menace, Fayose tells military

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the military to direct its “operations Python Dance and Crocodile Smile” to those areas in Nigeria, especially the North Central States of Benue, Plateau as well as North East States like Taraba and Adamawa where Fulani herdsmen are killings Nigerians and destroying farmlands worth several billions 19

October 28, 2017 4:33 AM States should have more opportunities to develop themselves – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday declared his stand on the raging issue of restructuring of Nigeria, saying that he fully agreed that “states should have more opportunities to develop themselves’’. Osinbajo was speaking at a crowded Lagos conference, tagged: “Towards a Better Nigeria,’’ organised by leading Nigerian pastors. He, however, did not elaborate 19

October 27, 2017 6:33 PM Two Igbo groups at war over whereabout of Kanu, IPOB leader

UMUAHIA—TWO Igbo youth groups yesterday, disagreed over whom to hold responsible for the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. While the World Igbo Youth Congress, WIYC, said that the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe should give account of the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, Ohanaeze 29

October 24, 2017 5:00 AM What is wrong with Buratai’s army?

THE Nigerian Army has of late been behaving like what Max Siollun in his classic “Soldiers Of Fortune” called “a government-in- waiting”. I saw on Channels TV on Saturday an advertisement by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai on his proposed “empowerment programme for internally displaced persons”. I tried to get it but I couldn’t. IDPs are in camps 38

October 20, 2017 9:50 PM …divisions tearing Nigeria apart caused by Buhari – Nwabueze

Professor Ben Nwabueze Chairman, the Patriots; Project Nigeria Movement; and Igbo Leaders of Thought has said that President Muhammadu Buhari owes it to the Nigerian people to admit that the divisions tearing the country apart are caused by his actions and utterances. ‘This statement, coming from a man known for his unstinted objectivity on matters of public 39

October 20, 2017 7:49 AM Buhari-led govt will accommodate all Nigerians, Adesina reassures Igbo, others

Abuja – Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has said that every Nigerian is relevant, and will be accommodated, in the ongoing effort to reposition the country by President Muhammadu Buhari. Adesina, who is the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this in Abuja on Thursday. The Special Adviser was addressing a coalition of Igbo progressive 14

October 19, 2017 6:48 PM …even if Buhari steps down for an Igbo man to be president of Nigeria it cannot change demand Biafra – MASSOB

ENUGU- THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafran, MASSOB, described President Buhari’s payment of pension to ex-Biafra policemen as an administration of medicine after death. The statement reads: “‎the directive which, he order that ex- Biafra policemen should be paid is medicine after death. “For forty seven years after the civil 24

October 17, 2017 2:16 PM Biafra: Court orders Abaribe, Jewish Priest to produce Kanu or face jail

ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Priest, Emmanu El-Shalom Oka BenMadu, and an accountant, Tochukwu Uchendu, to appear before it on November 20 to explain the whereabouts of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The court maintained the trio who stood 19

October 17, 2017 6:16 AM IPOB to int’l community: Ask Nigerian military why it raided Kanu’s house

Awka—Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, called on the international community to demand from the Nigerian military why it raided the home of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, particularly as the Nigerian Defence Minister, General Mansur Dan Ali (retd) had admitted such raid. This came as the coalition of all Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, and Non Governmental 16

October 17, 2017 5:04 AM 106 criminals arrested, 26 guns recovered in ‘Python Dance’ –Army

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that its troops arrested 106 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cult members during the just concluded Operation Python Dance in the five South-East states. The Army, who noted that the suspects had been handed over to the state police commands, said 26 assorted guns were also recovered during the exercise. The Deputy 16