Amnesty Report Blames Farmers-Herders Killings On Govt’s Gross ‘Incompetence’ And Police Negligence

Amnesty International Nigeria says 3,641 people were killed between 2016 and 2018 in the conflict between herdsmen and farmers across the country, a number they say would have been significantly reduced had security operatives acted accordingly. 10 total views, 1 views today Share on:

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Ekweremadu, Lawan disagree on number of PDP, APC senators

Mr Lawan on Thursday raised a point of order, calling the attention of his colleagues to a media report which, according to him, was erroneous and misquoted the number of lawmakers in the senate. The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and the Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan, have disagreed over the political party that has the […]

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2019 presidency: Atiku, Amaechi clash in Abuja

Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, have clashed over the privatisation programme of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was president and Atiku his vice. Amaechi and Sowunmi clashed at the first 2019 presidential debate hosted by The Osasu Show and held at NAF […]

Obama and David Cameron plotted my defeat in 2015 — Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has railed against the conduct of Barack Obama, describing the former U.S. president as overbearing and ‘condescending’ in his message to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 general elections. Mr Jonathan said Mr Obama displayed an unusual level of bias during the 2015 elections, issuing a video appeal to Nigerians which all […]

German press hammer National Team after Dutch mauling

The German press turned on Joachim Loew after the hammering by the Netherlands left the future of Germany’s head coach in doubt with world champions France looming on Tuesday. “Not at the moment,” Loew replied in the post match press conference when asked if he can still decide his future following the 3-0 drubbing – […]

Buhari, governors, ministers, others to attend Fayemi’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari will lead other eminent Nigerians to the inauguration of Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday. Mr Fayemi will be sworn in alongside the Deputy Governor-elect, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, by the state Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, at the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion. Mr Buhari, who had promised to attend Fayemi’s inauguration shortly […]

2018 EID EL KABIR MESSAGE FROM THE HONOURABLE MINISTER, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY (FCT), MALAM MUHAMMAD MUSA BELLO, TO RESIDENTS OF THE TERRITORY.

Fellow Residents On the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir celebration, I am delighted to convey the greetings of the Federal Capital Territory Administration to all residents as we celebrate, once more, the joyous occasion. I urge all of us to use the occasion of the celebration to strengthen the bonds of friendship, unity and to […]

ENVOY LAUDS NIGERIA’S LIBERATION EFFORTS AS FCT MINISTER HONOURS NAMIBIAN PRESIDENT 

The Namibian High Commissioner to Nigeria and Cameroun, Dr. Peingeondjabi Shipoh has underscored Nigeria’s contributions to the liberation struggles in most parts of Africa. Dr Shipoh, who is also Permanent Representative of Namibia to ECOWAS and Ambassador to Chad, lauded Nigeria for its role, particular in the Namibian liberation struggle through various forms of assistance. […]