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‘Herdsmen are your boys’ – Fani-Kayode tells Buhari

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode on Thursday said the continuous killing of innocent persons in some of the states in Nigeria are being carried out by President Muhammadu Buhari’s boys ‘Herdsmen’. Fani-Kayode said on Twitter, “First u blame GEJ for the herdsmen, then u blame OBJ and now u are …

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Gunmen Kidnap German Aid Worker In Niger

A German aid worker was kidnapped by armed men in Niger on Wednesday in a region close to the border with Mali prone to jihadist attacks, an official said. The humanitarian worker employed by the aid group Help was set upon near Ayorou in the Tillaberi region, which has become …

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Saraki speaks on Buhari’s approval of $1bn for weapons purchases

Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Saturday at a retreat on “Strengthening Executive -Legislature Relations” organised by the Senate Press Corps held in Jos, Plateau state that President Muhammadu Buhari did not consult with the leadership of the National Assembly before the executive approved the release of $1 billion  for …

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Benue Killings: Police recover 10 corpses in two communities

The Benue Police Command says it has recovered 10 corpses of villagers killed by suspected herders in Tse-Audu and Enger villages in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. Fresh attacks by suspected herders were reported in the area on Thursday night. In a statement on Friday in Makurdi, …

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Buhari approves $1 billion for purchase of arms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country. This was revealed Wednesday by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, while speaking with journalists at the end of a security meeting chaired …

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