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Middle Belt Forum Says Herdsmen Violence Is Ethnic Cleansing

6 months ago /
Nation 

The middle belt forum has described the recent spate of herdsmen killings in the region as a secret ethnic cleansing aimed at depriving them of their national heritage.

First Phase Of Voter Registration Exercise Ends Thursday

6 months ago /
Nation 

Prospective voters who are yet to get registered in the on-going voter- registration exercise now have less than seventy two hours to do so.

China’s President Xi Jinping Warns Against Complacency

6 months ago /
International News 

Chinese president Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting china as the rising global power.

Funeral Practitioners Raise Funds For Zuma’s Legal Fees

6 months ago /
International News 

A group of funeral directors in South Africa are raising money to pay for former president Jacob Zuma's legal fees as he prepares to face a corruption trial.

DHQ Refutes Amnesty International's Report On Dapchi Abduction

6 months ago /
Security 

The Defence Headquarters has denied a report by the human rights group, Amnesty International, which alleged that the Nigerian Military and security forces were informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters were heading towards Dapchi in Yobe state to abduct some school girls, and failed to act accordingly.

Police Withdraws Orderlies Attached To VIPs

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police is to reduce the number of policemen attached to political and public office holders in view of the current security challenges.

NOA Director-General Calls For Harmony Among Security Agencies

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Director General of the national orientation agency, Garba Abari has lent his voice to calls for harmony among Nigeria’s security agencies.

Buhari Congratulates Russia's Putin

6 months ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended “sincere congratulations to President Vladimir Putin of Russia on his victory in the recent presidential election in the Asian country.

Senate To Hold Special Valedictory In Wakili’s Honour

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Tuesday adjourned its plenary in honour of late Sen. Ali Wakili who died on Saturday in Abuja.

Sambo Meets Buhari, Osinbajo

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Former Vice President, Ach. Namadi Sambo is currently holding a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

DPR Warns Against Selling Petroleum Products To Unlicensed Marketers

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Warri, Delta has warned depot owners against selling petroleum products to unlicensed marketers.

Buhari Congratulates Angela Merkel

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on her re-election for another term.

French Police Hold Former President Over Campaign Funding

6 months ago /
International News 

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody for questioning over allegations that he received campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.

CPC Intervenes For Nigerians As Ford Recalls 1.4m Vehicles

6 months ago /
Nation 

Mr Babatunde Irukera, Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has called on Nigerians using Ford vehicles to contact the organisation following a recall in the U.S. of about 1.4 million vehicles by Ford Motor Company.

NNPC Operations To Go Paperless

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, says the corporation is poised to go paperless in its operations soon, as part of efforts to ensure transformation of country’s oil sector.

Militants Threaten Nigeria Over Paul Boroh

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Ten Niger Delta militant groups, including the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, have given the federal government four weeks to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Retired General Paul Boroh.

Police allegations laughable - Dino Melaye

6 months ago /
Nation 

Senator Dino Melaye has described as preposterous and laughable, the allegations by the police that he hired two political thugs and armed them to cause mayhem in Kogi State.

Three Students Gunned Down In Calabar Cult Clash

6 months ago /
Education  Security 

No fewer than three suspected cultists were killed at the university of Calabar following a gangster war, among the students confraternity group.

Ariaria Market Set For Electricity Provision

6 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets, Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

Nigeria pulls out of African free trade summit

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has pulled out of signing a continental trade deal just days before it is due to be launched in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.