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Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan. The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, said this during an interview today. Mohammed said since Fulani herdsmen are nomadic, it would be inappropriate to deprive them from benefitting from the livestock plan just because they are not from […]

The Federal Government has said that the proposed Community Police Policy is better than the state police being clamored for by many Nigerians, to strengthen security in the country. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, said this on Friday in Abuja during the submission of the report of the Committee on Strengthening Internal […]

A nursing mother and her three-month-old baby were among ten(10) women released from captivity on Tuesday night by bandits in Katsina State. The gesture was the fallout of Governor Aminu Masari’s dialogue with the bandits. The identities of the released women were given as Sa’adatu Garba, Dije Abdulmini, Dahara Garba, Salame Abu Musa, Rabi’atu Muazu, […]

The return of Nigerians trapped in xenophobic attacks in South Africa has been delayed for over five hours on account of Immigration hurdles posed by South African government, Chairman Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa , has disclosed. Speaking in an interview at the cargo wing of the Lagos International airport, she said […]

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka. Chidoka’s testimony was struck out for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed. Chidoka served as the National Collation Officer of the PDP during the 2019 presidential election and testified as a […]

The proceedings of Presidential Petition tribunal commenced on 18th of March 2019 when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar filed the petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, election. On May 8th, the tribunal commenced inaugural sitting and it was chaired by the President of […]

Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall. Billowing smoke from the bonfire paralysed vehicular traffic on the Expressway as security agents mounted guard over the shopping mall which […]

The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa. Mr Munroe had stated on Tuesday during a media briefing with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, that the attacks in South Africa are not xenophobic […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Police, Military and Department of State Services (DSS) high commands to, without further delay, secure the release of its National Youth Leader, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, who was attacked and abducted by gunmen in Enugu on Monday. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP […]

The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]


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