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Boko Haram Attacks Girls School In Yobe

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Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said Monday. A convoy of fighters in pickup trucks descended on Dapchi village in the Bursari area of Yobe state around 6 pm (1700 GMT) targeting the school, resident Sheriff Aisami told Read More

Herdsmen Killings: Herders Take Oath In Ekiti

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Fulani herders in Ekiti and the South West have taken a traditional oath binding on them to assure the host communities in Ekiti, and by extension, the South West Nigeria, that they would no longer behave unruly, kill or allow their cows to stray into farms. The traditional oath, revealed to be an effective cultural Read More

Drama As Foreigners Reject Nigerian Govt’s Immunization

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board made the disclosure on Tuesday. Dr Mathew Ashikeni, acting Executive Secretary of the Board, expressed sadness and disappointment over the development, insisting that the healthcare campaign was for good of kids. Speaking on the matter, Ashikeni said that some vaccinators, had gone to Lautai Estate Read More

Court Orders Defence Counsel To Produce Nnamdi Kanu

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An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered counsel to the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’, Ifeanyi Ejiofor to produce his client. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader during the next adjournment date of March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts. Read More

Ajimobi Orders Arrest, Prosecution Of Any Herdsmen Found With A Gun

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Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has directed security agencies to begin the immediate arrest and prosecution of Fulani herdsmen caught carrying guns and other dangerous weapons across the state. The governor gave the directive at a stakeholders’ meeting aimed at dousing the tension triggered by the incessant herdsmen-farmers clash, which was attended by the Read More

El-Rufai demolishes APC Faction Secretariat

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The demolished property belongs to a faction of the All Progressive Congress in the Kaduna State was pulled down by the state government. The demolition of the building on Tuesday morning has caused a political storm as it comes just days after the faction of the party emerged and announced that it had suspended Governor Read More

Two men allegedly defraud 11 Catholic priests of N42m in Edo

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Two persons, Greg Okojie and Monday Ahunwa, were yesterday arraigned before a magistrate’s court in Benin, the Edo State capital, for allegedly defrauding 11 reverend fathers of N42 million through their ‘wonder bank’ scheme. The reverend fathers were said to have been attracted to the scheme because of the high-interest rate that was payable on Read More

PDP knocks Presidency over alleged fresh N10bn NHIS scam

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has knocked the Presidency over another N10 billion scam at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), allegedly perpetrated under the watch of the Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf. In a statement Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party wondered why a government that claims to be fighting Read More

Embattled Imo Bishop, Okpalaeke resigns

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After nearly eight years of standoff with Catholic Priests and faithful of Mbaise extraction, the embattled Bishop of the Ahiara Catholic Diocese of Mbaise in Imo State, Bishop Peter Okpalaeke, finally caved in and resigned his appointment as Bishop of the diocese. The Vatican has appointed the Bishop of Umuahia in Abia State, Bishop Lucius Read More