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Benue Crisis What you need to know about Fulani herdsmen, anti-open grazing law, Miyetti Allah

For the best part of the new year, Fulani herdsmen have dominated the national discourse, for all the wrong reasons. After the brutal execution of over a hundred people...

Aisha Buhari First lady praises health minister, doctors over son’s well-being

Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s first lady and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has showered praises on Health minister, Dr Isaac Adewole and 10 other doctors...

Boko Haram 4 killed, 13 wounded in Borno suicide bomb attack

No fewer than four persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Thursday at Amarwa community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Libya Slave Trade 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned in 12 months – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya from Jan. 6 to Dec. 28. The News Agency of...

Yusuf Buhari President’s son not flown to Germany

The Presidency has dismissed as `fake news’ an online story that the President’s son, Yusuf Buhari was flown out of the country early Thursday morning following his...

Aregbesola Court says Governor’s State of Osun is illegal

An  Osun State High Court  sitting in Ilesa  has  declared  that the change of  name to  “State of  Osun” by Gov. Rauf Aregbesola  is illegal, null and...

DR Congo Child soldiers awarded $10 mn in damages

International war crimes judges on Friday awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to “hundreds or thousands” of former child soldiers left brutalised and...

Fuel Scarcity Senate summons NNPC GMD, to conduct nationwide inspection of filling stations

Chairman of the committee, Sen. Kabiru Marafa, stated this in a news briefing shortly after an investigative hearing on Tuesday in Abuja.   The Senate Committee on...

Tinubu Think again before leaving Nigeria – Senator

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, on Thursday urged young Nigerians intending to leave the country illegally in search of greener...

Libya Slave Trade ‘We drank our own urine to survive’ – Returnee recalls

Some of the freed Nigerian slaves in Libya have said that their fellow countrymen were part of the slave trade cartel. They described the Nigerians involved in...

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