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Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split North – Prof Ango Abdullahi
Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plottin...

Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split North – Prof Ango Abdull...

…Says cattle rearers are fighting back over injustice …Asks: What makes the kidnapping of Olu Falae so special? …‘Those who live in Lagos don’t know what is happening in Nigeria Professor Ango Abdullahi, a former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, is the spokesperson for the... read more »

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0
Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool T...

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a 5-0 thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday to march towards the Champions League quarter-finals. Mane fired the away side ahead in the first leg of the last-16 clash, before Mohamed Salah’s audacious finish for his... read more »

Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari - Dissenting Members of the NASS
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Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari – Di...

The perception out there is that this Section 25 was included to target Mr. President – Omo-Agege The adoption of the report by the Senate and the House of Representatives Conference Committee on the Amendment to the Electoral Act caused division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress... read more »

Nigeria: Underage Voters are Registered Because Registration Officers' Lives are Threatened - INEC
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Nigeria: Underage Voters are Registered Because Registration Officers’...

The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community. The Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said... read more »

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herdsmen in Edo
Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Releas...

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herdsmen in Edo

Tragedy struck in Obadolovbiyeyi community in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State when a vigilante, Efe Igbnovia, was shot dead by some soldiers. It was gathered that a local vigilance group had in the early hours of Wednesday arrested some suspected herdsmen for alleged armed... read more »

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Biafra: IPOB Expresses Outrage Over Disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu’s Case File at Appeal Court

Biafra: IPOB Expresses Outrage Over Disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu’...

The indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed outrage over the alleged declaration that its leader’s case file was missing in court. IPOB said that the Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja,... read more »

ICC concludes preliminary investigation into Shiites massacre, continues probe of IPOB killings

World: ICC concludes preliminary investigation into Shiites massacre, continues probe of IPOB killings

THE International Criminal Court is moving gradually towards prosecution of Nigerian officials involved in the December 2015 massacre of members of Islamic Movements of Nigeria. The office of the prosecutor at the war crimes tribunal, which reached its preliminary conclusion into the killings in December 2017, submitted its findings to the Federal... read more »

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Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

The government of Ghana has issued an alert, warning members of the public on the possible outbreak of Lassa fever. Ghana Health Services (GHS) also cautioned all Divisional Directors, Regional... read more »

Ghana: Autistic Models Turn Heads and Win Awards

Ghana: Autistic Models Turn Heads and Win Awards

These autistic teenage girls have become successful models in Ghana, where they have won awards and been made brand ambassadors for a water company in Ghana. The BBC went to see Yacoba Tete-Marmon, Nana Ohenewaa Kuffour and Maame Bema Baffour Awuah strut their stuff. As published by As published by  BBC... read more »

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Sports: Eagles Will Win Russia 2018 World Cup - Amokachi

Sports: Eagles Will Win Russia 2018 World Cup – Amokachi

Former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi has made the strongest prediction ever, on the chances of Africa’s participation in this year’s FIFA World Cup, claiming that Nigeria will emerge world... read more »

Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

David Umahi of Ebonyi State, weekend insisted that no part of the state would be given for establishment of cattle colony. This came as Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, warned South East Governors against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of South East, saying it would amount to putting Ndigbo under herdsmen siege. In... read more »

Nigeria: It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha...

It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha, said, yesterday that it would be wrong for anybody to link the Fulanis to the killings by herdsmen in the country. Okorocha defended... read more »

Nigeria: Senator Shehu Sani’s Constituents Vow to...

Nigeria: Senator Shehu Sani's Constituents Vow to Recall Him

Constituents of Senator Shehu Sani have vowed to start a recall process against him for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress... read more »

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Sn...

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to... read more »

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South African: President Zuma Resigns

South African: President Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.. The BBC reports that Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday... read more »

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigerian authorities have notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOTV that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year. According to a letter to that effect (seen by Daily Times reporter) issued on Tuesday by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation(NBC), the license issued to them in 2014 by... read more »

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Nigeria: Lagos Seals RCCG Building, Others

Nigeria: Lagos Seals RCCG Building, Others

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has sealed a zonal headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God under construction in Ajegunle, a hotel in Ikeja and six other buildings for... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

There was palpable tension in Ipao-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Sunday, as suspected herdsmen identified as Bororos allegedly killed a father of two, Olayemi Tunde,... read more »

Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Nigeria: Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Agbekoyas would declare war on herdsmen if… An elderly farmer was on Saturday beheaded by herdsmen in his farm at Iseyin, Oyo State. His son, who was with him in the farm, was also said... read more »

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

…state, community police will end killings – VP Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday stated that the Federal Government lacked the powers to seize land from states for the establishment of... read more »