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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is chairing a committee comprising of nine state governors saddled with the responsibility of ending the herdsmen’s killings being witnessed in parts of the country. The resolution was reached in Abuja
The chairman of the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kogi, Bishop John Ibenu, escaped assassination just like Chief Gabriel Aduku, a former health minister from the state, the two have said in separate explanations.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied claims that Engineering Department of the National Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO), its upstream subsidiary, is recruiting as advertised on social media.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday, January 18, directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25. The examination body resolved that the academic calendar must be adhered to.
The national chairman of a Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo claimed that herdsmen didn't launch attack on Benue communities, saying any herder carrying AK47 rifle is not a Fulani man.
The police on Thursday, January 18, arraigned a 20 - year-old cattle header, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing. The accused was arrested by members of Benue Vigilance Group.
Leaders of the Atiku Youth Organisation (AYO), have appealed to the national leadership of the PDP to grant ex-vice President Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential ticket, saying only the ex-VP has what it takes to reclaim power
The Abia state police command on Thursday, January 18, convened a meeting with herdsmen and farmers at the police officer’s mess in Umuahia, the state capital. The meeting was attended security agencies and traditional rulers.
A woman, said to be a Tiv from Benue state, has been shot dead in a farm settlement at Orin community in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. Community sources claimed that the attack which took the life of the woman.
Division is said to loom in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a consultative meeting between the Governors on the platform of the party and the National Working Committee (NWC) scheduled to hold yesterday was postponed.
As herdsmen/farmers clash gets rampant in the country, Kwara state government has cried out over community leaders allowing herdsmen or other individuals into their communities without the knowledge of the Emir of Ilorin.
In this video, an unidentified man recorded himself setting a cross on fire while accusing Christians of worshiping idols. The video has since gone viral on the social media but the man's location and identity remain unknown.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, January 18, called on politicians and political parties to pledge their commitment to the peaceful democratic process of the country and warn their supporters ahead of the 2019 elections.
A community leader in Kogi state, Alhassan Ejike, has issued a warning to the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello, saying that the latter should not venture into the establishment of cattle colonies in any part of the state.
The Nasarawa state government’s education ministry has suspended the principal and two other staff of Government Science School, Nasarawa Eggon, in Nasarawa state over severe punishment melted on female students who resumed late.
Some concerned citizens and groups had written to the security and intelligence committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, demanding a scrutiny of Abubakar’s appointment. Ahmed Abubaka was appointed as the substantive.
Kaduna wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called off the indefinite strike action embarked upon. Recall that the union embarked on strike to protest the sack of some school teachers by the state governor.
President Buhari receives letters of credence from 3 ambassadors on Thursday, January 18. The development was made public in a tweet posted on the Twitter handle of the presidency. The ambassadors presented their letters at villa
The presidency on Thursday, January 18, 2018 reacted to a report by international news agency, Reuters which claimed President Muhammadu Buhari said in an interview that he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019.
A pregnant woman, identified as Olugunna Bukola, has been hit by the bullet shell of customs officers who shot in the air to disperse a mob. The woman is reportedly alive and is responding to treatment in the hospital.
Darius Ishaku, Taraba state governor, urged security operatives in the state to arrest the killers of Hosea Ibi, a member of Taraba state House of Assembly. The governor praised security agencies for fighting crimes in the state.
The programme tagged Operation Safe Corridor, was established to create opportunity for willing surrendered and repentant Boko Haram fighters to undergo De-radicalization, Rehabilitation and Re-integration (DRR) programme