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Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019

Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019

Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019
Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria

Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria

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

Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria
CAN chairman, ex-minister reportedly escape assassinations in separate incidents in Kogi

CAN chairman, ex-minister reportedly escape assassinations in separate incidents in Kogi

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.

CAN chairman, ex-minister reportedly escape assassinations in separate incidents in Kogi
Just in: It is fake - NNPC gives update its agency’s alleged recruitment advert, asks Nigerians to report sponsors

Just in: It is fake - NNPC gives update its agency’s alleged recruitment advert, asks Nigerians to report sponsors

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.

Just in: It is fake - NNPC gives update its agency’s alleged recruitment advert, asks Nigerians to report sponsors
JAMB reveals date for UTME tests

JAMB reveals date for UTME tests

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.

JAMB reveals date for UTME tests
Miyetti Allah disowns gun-carrying herdsmen; says they do not belong to them

Miyetti Allah disowns gun-carrying herdsmen; says they do not belong to them

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.

Miyetti Allah disowns gun-carrying herdsmen; says they do not belong to them
Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

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.

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state
Group reveals why PDP should grant presidential ticket to Atiku in 2019

Group reveals why PDP should grant presidential ticket to Atiku in 2019

‎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

Group reveals why PDP should grant presidential ticket to Atiku in 2019
Police command calls for peace meeting between herdsmen and farmers

Police command calls for peace meeting between herdsmen and farmers

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.

Police command calls for peace meeting between herdsmen and farmers
Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting

Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting

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.

Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting
APC reportedly splits over tenure elongation bid of National Working Committee

APC reportedly splits over tenure elongation bid of National Working Committee

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.

APC reportedly splits over tenure elongation bid of National Working Committee
Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state

Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state

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.

Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state
Video shows man burning cross while accusing Christians of worshiping idols

Man burns cross, says Christians are idol worshippers (video)

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.

Man burns cross, says Christians are idol worshippers (video)
Buhari assures Nigerians of peaceful general elections in 2019

Buhari assures Nigerians of peaceful general elections in 2019

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.

Buhari assures Nigerians of peaceful general elections in 2019
Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

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.

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony
Nasarawa government suspends three teachers for flogging students; bans corporal punishment in public schools

Nasarawa government suspends three teachers for flogging students; bans corporal punishment in public schools

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.

Nasarawa government suspends three teachers for flogging students; bans corporal punishment in public schools
Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA

Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA

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.

Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA
Update: El-Rufai scores victory as NUT Kaduna chapter calls off strike, extends hand of fellowship to governor

Update: El-Rufai scores victory as NUT Kaduna chapter calls off strike, extends hand of fellowship to governor

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.

Update: El-Rufai scores victory as NUT Kaduna chapter calls off strike, extends hand of fellowship to governor
BREAKING: Ambassadors of 3 nations submit letters of credence to Buhari

BREAKING: Ambassadors of 3 nations submit letters of credence to Buhari

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

BREAKING: Ambassadors of 3 nations submit letters of credence to Buhari
For Buhari, it is too early to start talking about 2019 election - Presidency

For Buhari, it is too early to start talking about 2019 election - Presidency

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.

For Buhari, it is too early to start talking about 2019 election - Presidency
Tragedy: Customs officer’s stray bullet hits pregnant woman in Ogun

Tragedy: Customs officer’s stray bullet hits pregnant woman in Ogun

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.

Tragedy: Customs officer’s stray bullet hits pregnant woman in Ogun
Governor Ishaku challenges security agencies to fish out Taraba lawmaker's killers

Governor Ishaku challenges security agencies to fish out Taraba lawmaker's killers

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.

Governor Ishaku challenges security agencies to fish out Taraba lawmaker's killers
Operation Safe Corridor: 95 ex-Boko Haram fighters empowered (photos)

Operation Safe Corridor: 95 ex-Boko Haram fighters empowered (photos)

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

Operation Safe Corridor: 95 ex-Boko Haram fighters empowered (photos)
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