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Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State's Security Architecture
Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp La...

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State’s Security Architec...

Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday promised to address the emerging security challenges facing the state through an overhaul of the state’s security architecture. He disclosed this while addressing journalists after an emergency security meeting with chiefs of security... read more »

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings
Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Followi...

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in multiple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state... read more »

Communique: The Yoruba's Stand on Buhari's Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria
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Communique: The Yoruba’s Stand on Buhari’s Revocation of Licens...

Communique issued Today 25th of May 2019 at the end of the meeting of The Yoruba Summit Group. Present at the meeting which took place at Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s house, were the host and patron, Chief Ayo Adebanjo himself Chief Supo Sonibare, Senator Dr Femi Okurounmu, Dr Mrs Tokunbo... read more »

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers
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Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified as the work of the “devil”. Orton made the appeal appeal on Saturday at the NKST Church, Iortyer in Makurdi, capital of the... read more »

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde
Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PM...

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde

When King Edward VIII abdicated the British throne and his brother, Albert, took over as King George VI in 1937, it dawned on the new King and his wife, Princess Elizabeth Lyon, that his stammer would impede his role as a King, a position that will require him to communicate directly with his... read more »

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Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Following an earlier report that the one-time militant, Tompolo along with others endorsed the candidacy of Buhari for presidency, he has come out to deny this claim. In a short statement,... read more »

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington

The United States Embassy in Nigeria wishes to reiterate unequivocally that we are not taking sides in Nigeria’s election.   We do not support any party or candidate.   We support a... read more »

PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Help You

Press Release: PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Help You

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says no amount of fabrications, false alarm, blackmail and resort to violence by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Presidency can sway... read more »

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Must be Held to Account - US

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Must be Held to A...

As the Nigerian general elections looms close, the United States Government yesterday fired a cautioning shot to all actors, warning that “those who interfere in the electoral process or... read more »

Opinion: New IGP - Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi

Opinion: New IGP – Why Progressive Northerners Should be Em...

In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised ‘Arewacentricity’ of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly... read more »