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BREAKING: National Assembly Fire: Senate adjourns sitting

The Senate has suspended its Thursday’s sitting after fire broke out in a section of the National Assembly building. The fire at the maintenance unit of the senate occurred at about 11 a.m. Lawmakers initially tried to go ahead with its plenary, but were compelled to cut it short. After …

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Buhari, Tinubu, Akande meet again in State House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with APC Leaders Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Today’s meeting will be the first time Buhari and Tinubu will meet sine the former Lagos governor was appointed to reconcile aggrieved members in their party APC by …

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22 students, driver die in Bauchi car crash

Twenty-Two students of Government Secondary School Misau in Bauchi State and their driver have died in an auto crash along Bauchi – Kano road on Tuesday. Mr Kabir Ibrahim-Daura, the Public Relations Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps in Kano State, told our reporter that the accident occurred around 11 am near Tsaida …

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PDP, APC trade blames over herdsmen killings in Ekiti

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state. While the APC had accused the Ayo Fayose-led government of creating a hostile environment for the herdsmen through his anti-grazing laws and his …

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Herdsmen chase Ondo council workers out of secretariat, injure one

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday morning attacked and chased out workers at the Akure South local Government Secretariat. According to Punch, the incident happened following a disagreement by the herdsmen and workers in the area. One worker was allegedly macheted by the herdsmen. The Newspaper reported that it took the …

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Fulani Herdsmen kill two NSCDC officers in Benue

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday evening murdered two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC identified as Adams Godwin and Abah Patrick in Awange near Kasseyo Town in Guma LGA of the state. Guma is the hometown of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. NSCDC Benue Command Public …

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Buhari presides over security meeting in state house | photos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday summoned an emergency security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which was attended by all service chiefs and Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, came barely 48 hours after the release of three lecturers of University of Maiduguri and 10 police officers’ wives by …

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Fmr. CBN boss to run for president in 2019

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019. Mr. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that time had come for technocrats, intellectuals and experienced people to take power from Nigeria’s career …

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