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Farmers-Herders Clash: Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Govt Of Impunity, Says 3,641 Killed Since 2016

  Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of impunity in the way it has been handling killings of innocent citizens in parts of the country. The Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, made the allegation in her remarks

Service Chiefs, Govt Officials Attend Special Parade For Buhari At 76

  As President Muhammadu Buhari clocks 76 years on Monday, a special parade has been mounted at the forecourt of the Aso Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital as a mark of honour. The event organised by the presidential Brigade

Osinbajo To Attend Africa, Europe Heads Of Govt Meeting In Austria

Vice President YemiOsinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would join other African and European leaders for a meeting in Vienna, the Austrian capital holding on Monday, December 17 and Tuesday, December 18. In a statement on Monday by the Senior Special

2019: Only A ‘Panicking Govt’ Will Interfere With Due Process – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki with former vice president and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, at the PDP Campaign Council Headquarters in Abuja on November 30, 2018. Photo: Twitter – @bukolasaraki   Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign

Violence: Bauchi Govt Imposes Curfew On Troubled Communities

 The Bauchi State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on five communities affected by communal violence in the state. Governor Muhammed Abubakar announced this on Tuesday after a communal violence broke out on Sunday leaving three persons

Taraba Govt To Convert Danbaba Suntai Airport To International

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku (file)   The Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku is set to convert the Danbaba Suntai Airport to an international airport, based on cargo lifting. Governor, Ishaku stated this when he inspected the ongoing routine maintenance work

Akwa Ibom Govt Presents N670bn 2019 Budget Proposal To State Assembly

  The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has presented a budget proposal of N670.718 billion for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget christened Budget of Industrialization for Poverty Alleviation, was presented on Wednesday to the state House of Assembly. It

Plateau Govt Assures IDPs Of Safety, To Implement Panel’s Recommendation

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong     Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Plateau state have been assured of returning to their homes with a new life and a peaceful environment. Governor Simon Lalong gave the assurance in Jos while receiving

Ex-Militants In Delta Protest At Govt House Over Jobs

  Former militants from several communities in Delta State have laid siege to the Government House protesting over an alleged attempt by some contractors to take over their jobs. The youths, under the aegis of Host Communities of Nigeria (Oil

Niger Govt Presents N159bn 2019 Budget To State Assembly

Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello   The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has presented a budget proposal of N159 billion for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget which is christened Budget of Sustenance and Continuity was presented to the State House of

British Govt Condemns Shiites’ Clash With Security Operatives

Shiites protesters carrying one of their members injured during a clash with the police in Abuja on October 30, 2018.   The British government has condemned the recent clashes between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known

Taraba Govt Denies Sponsoring Illegal Security Outfit

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku (file)   The Taraba State government has denied the allegation that it is training an illegal security outfit in the state. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku, Mr Bala Dan-Abu, made the denial on

2019: Amosun Replies Oshiomhole, Accuses Him Of Aiding Plot To Hijack Ogun Govt

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State (L) and APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole have continued to trade blames over the controversy that has trailed the conduct of primaries in the state.   The controversy generated by the All Progressives Congress

Anti-Terrorism Fight: We’ve Recorded Tremendous Progress Despite Challenges – Borno Govt

   The Borno State government says significant progress has been recorded in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, although there are still some security concerns raised in the Northeast region. Spokesman for Governor Kashim Shettima, Mr Isa Gusau, stated