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Daily Archives: July 1, 2018

2019: I’ll easily defeat Buhari if fielded by PDP — Kwankwaso

Former Kano governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that he as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can easily defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.   The former governor said [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Osun has no land to give FG for ranching – Gov. Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has declared that the state will not give out any of its land to the Federal Government for the proposed cattle ranches. The governor told Punch that the state had already established a ranch [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Why land all over Nigeria belongs to Fulani – Miyetti Allah

The Chairman of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhaji Abdullahi Bodejo, has declared that land all over Nigeria belong to the Fulani. According to him, those claiming to owe land and would not release it to government for ranching were being [...]

July 1, 2018 Societal issues

Ekiti guber: Fayemi rubbishes Fayose’s White Paper banning him from election

The candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has rubbished the White Paper raised by Ayo Fayose-led government in the state to ban him from seeking political office. He said [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

UK solicits support for 12m Nigeria’s out-of-school children

Irked by the huge number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, the United Kingdom (UK) has called for a renewed investment by public/private sector to address the situation. The country said it was disturbing that about 12 million Nigerian children are [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Plateau: ‘219 corpses recovered, 133,000 people displaced’

A group in Plateau State, Women for Women and He for She, has urged the Federal Government to mobilise all retired security personnel that abound in the state and the nation, and whose experience can be harnessed to come up [...]

July 1, 2018 Societal issues

2019: Youths plot to unseat Buhari

Despite the plea to them not to contest the presidential race against him in 2019, some youths have commenced move to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigerian youths, under the auspices of Intellectual Revolution Group (IRG) made this known at Arewa [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Army an instrument of national unity, others, says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army is an instrument of national unity, integration and development, despite security challenges in the last decade.Buratai disclosed this at the weekend in Maiduguri, while flagging off this [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Takeaways from Saraki’s parliamentary visit to Russia

The recent Parliamentary visit of the Senate to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, in Moscow, led by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, remains one of those engagements where the Senate [...]

July 1, 2018 Government and politics

Benue government commends military for repelling invading herdsmen

The Benue State Government, yesterday, praised the Nigeria military, under the aegis of Operation Whirl Stroke, for drastically reducing the rate of herdsmen attacks in the state. The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Lawrence Onoja Jr, who made [...]

July 1, 2018 Military