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What Gov. Ishaku is doing to end Jukun, Tiv crisis – Aide

Olusola Elijah Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State said on Tuesday that he was working tirelessly with his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, to end the crisis between ethnic Tiv and Jukun in the border area of the states. The media aide to the Taraba governor, Bala Abu, said this in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) following allegations by the Tiv Youth Council that…
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Kogi Gov't dismisses rumour of Herdsmen attack

Olusola Elijah The Kogi State Government has dismissed the allegation of an attack by herdsmen at Big Joe motor park in Lokoja on Tuesday. A statement issued by the Director General of Media and Publicity to Kogi Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, described the news as ”rumor…
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One killed as police attempt to arrest fleeing suspects in Anambra

The police in Anambra State on Tuesday said one person died while seven others sustained injuries when hoodlums tried to prevent operatives from arresting fleeing suspects in Onitsha metropolis. Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the casualty figures, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at about 1 p.m at Obosi New Park…
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Buhari Felicitates with 2019 Hajj Pilgrims

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebrations. Buhari further condoled with families, government, pilgrims and Hajj officials over the…
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Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari advises Muslims against violence

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Muslims to distance themselves from those who preach violence. Buhari made this known on Sunday during his Eid-el -Kabir message to the nation. The president urged Muslims both in Nigeria and around the world to…
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Xenophobia: Buhari, South African President to meet in October

Olusola Elijah Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa in October for talks on trade and the security of citizens, Nigeria’s presidency said. Buhari accepted an invitation to visit the South African leader to discuss “recurrent issues concerning well-being of the Nigerian community in South Africa, and the need to promote trade and…
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2023: Ohanaeze youths reveal those to succeed Buhari

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the youth apex body of the Igbo social-cultural organization, on Saturday, said it has taken the lead to build bridges across six geo-political zones to ensure the emergence of Igbo President come 2023. The group noted that an…
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NDLEA opens portal to recruit 5000 officers

NDLEA has commenced recruitment into two main positions in the agency : Narcotic Officer Cadre and Narcotic Assistant (Nass) CadreThe agency provided guidelines for applying into the positions, including how and when to apply and the deadlineThe recruitment is in line with…
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Army detains soldier who allegedly killed a motorcyclist in Abia

Olusola Elijah The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has detained one Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who reportedly killed a commercial cyclist at Umuokereke Ngwa in Abia. In a statement on Saturday in Enugu, the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations in the division, Col. Aliyu Yusuf, said the army had commenced investigations on the killing. Recall that on Aug. 7, Johnson reportedly shot…
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