Herdsmen crisis: Osinbajo accuses Ortom of making false statement

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has denied receiving any letter from Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, warning him of the attacks planned by herdsmen. In a statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesman, Osinbajo expressed shock over the governor’s claims, which he described as

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Video: Lady in tears as boyfriend rejects her marriage proposal

By Amina Isah, Abuja A Nigerian lady breaks down in tears as her boyfriend rejected her marriage proposal. A video making the rounds on social media shows a man rejecting his girlfriend’s proposal. The young lady who might have waited

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FG summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

The federal government has summoned Stuart Symington, the United States ambassador to Nigeria, over Donald Trump’s usage of a demeaning term to describe African nations. The US president is reported to have questioned why the US would want to have

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Again, court orders Police to unseal Peace Corps office 

Over two months after Justice Gabriel Kolawole of Federal High Court in Abuja ordered immediate opening of the National Headquarters of Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), another Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has declared as “an

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Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara; to meet Benue leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met, behind closed doors, with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This information was posted on twitter account of the Presidency Nigeria; @NGRPresident

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Why I started raping children – 20-year-old suspect

A 20-year-old man, identified as Abdullateef Ibrahim, arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl, has revealed how he started the act. While pleaded for forgiveness, Ibrahim said he started raping children after his girlfriend

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Are we really a shithole country?

Are we one of the countries Donald Trump had in mind when he wondered why US lawmakers were seeking protection for “all these people from shithole countries” —  immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries? To be clear, this question is

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Gas explosion in Magodo, Lagos

A gas station along CMD Road in Magodo, Lagos has wrecked havoc in the neighbourhood after explosion. Fire fighters are currently on ground to bring the situation to normal. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to take alternative in order to

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Six injured as Kwankwaso, Ganduje supporters clash

No fewer than six members of Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya groups were on Sunday injured in Kano following a clash between the two political groups. Kwankwasiyya are supporters of the former governor, Musa Kwankwaso, while Gandujiyya are supporters of the incumbent

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Benue massacre and Buhari’s tragic silence

The incessant Fulani herdsmen’s attacks got messier during the week that just ended. Victims of the most recent horrendous attacks in Nigeria, numbering 73, who died during the attack on villagers and farmers at Guma and Logo local government area

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