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USA Says IPOB Not Terrorists

United States government has said that it does not see Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organization. While the Federal Government of Nigeria has proscribed IPOB and labeled it a terrorist organization, the US government, however, said it does not see IPOB as a terrorist organization. It said, although US is strongly in support of a peaceful resolution ...

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Maiduguri IDPs Want Return To Bama

Bama Initiative for Human Development staged a peaceful demonstration in Maiduguri on Sunday, demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama. The group’s Chairman, Alhaji Muhammad Hassan, said that the IDPs would want to return and continue their normal activities in view of the prevailing peace in the state. Hassan noted that about 70 ...

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Osinbajo Explains Nigeria’s Irregular Power Supply

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing system resulting from insufficient metering machines. Osinbajo made the remarks on Saturday in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom while inaugurating an Electric Metering Factory as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of Akwa Ibom creation. The vice ...

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Tinubu Makes Case For True Federalism

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday spoke on vexed national issues, restating that true federalism will correct the country’s power imbalance. “The imbalance between the roles of the federal and state governments lies at the root of our difficulties. We need to re-balance the duties of the federal and state governments. The quest to correct the ...

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1, 600 Boko Haram Trials Begin October 9

The Federal Government says it is set to continue the trial of suspected terrorists in October. Trial of various cases of alleged terrorism was suspended since the annual vacation of judges across the country began in July. But on Sunday, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Shehu Malami, said the trials will now begin on October 9. ...

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APC Rejects Sack Call For Foreign Minister

All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has dismissed calls by its suspended Chairman, Ben Nwoye, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, of his position. In a statement signed by its Acting Chairman, Adolphus Ude; the Party described the call as absurd and repugnant to common sense; stressing that it can only come ...

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Wike Warns Ahead Of 2019 Election

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the ruling party will go as far as killing dozens in their bid to get re-elected in 2019. The governor made this known while speaking at the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. “They will do everything possible, including killing dozens of persons to remain in ...

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IPOB Goes To Court Over Proscription

Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has asked the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati to set aside the orders he made proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group. The Acting Chief Judge, had, on Wednesday, issued the proscription order after listening to an ex parte application by the Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

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APC Chieftain Blames Govs For S/West Crisis

A Bauchi State-based chieftain of All Progressives Party (APC), Chief Mathew Osichukwu has blamed governors of the south east were to blame for the recent upheaval in the region that caused tension across the country. Osichukwu said it was regrettable that the governors condoned the activities of Nmandi Kanu’s now proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) for a long time ...

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Anambra PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee has suspended the chairman of Capital Oil, Chief (Dr) Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah for allegedly carrying out a ‘vitriolic’ attack against the leadership of the party in the aftermath of its governorship primary in Anambra State. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, disclosed this in Abuja, while briefing journalists on the outcome ...

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