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Osinbajo accuses Ortom of lying about Benue killings

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Monday expressed shock at claim by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that he (Osinbajo) was warned ahead of the January 1 killings in the state. In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo described as “a terrible …

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Benue killings: Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara in State House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night January 14 held a meeting with the Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara over the security situation in Benue and other parts of the country at the presidential villa, Abuja.

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Buhari meets Benue leaders over herdsmen attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday, meet some leaders from Benue State over the recent killings in the state. Those expected at the meeting scheduled to hold at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, include political, traditional and opinion leaders from the state. A top government source told journalists on the condition of …

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Benue Killings: PDP Urges Buhari to Visit Benue

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to show empathy to the plight of Nigerians by paying a visit on the people of Benue State to condole with victims of the horrific killing of defenseless Nigerians by marauders. It is very sad to note that in …

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Atiku speaks on Buhari’s son health after leaving hospital

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar took to Twitter to felicitate with President Buhari’s family, after the president’s son, Yusuf was discharged from Cedarcrest Hospital. “My family is happy to hear that President Buhari’s son Yusuf was discharged from the hospital,” Atiku said. “As a father, I understand the great joy …

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Ailing Nigerian Shiite leader makes rare public appearance

A prominent pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim cleric, who has been held in custody for more than two years in Nigeria, on Saturday made a rare public appearance to counter rumours that he had died. Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), was arrested in December 2015 after …

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