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Nigeria: Policeman Killed As Boundary Riot Rages In Gombe

By Gbenga Adeniji AN unidentified policeman has lost his life in a boundary riot between residents of the Billiri and Shongom council areas in Gombe State. Eyewitnesses said the policeman was killed when hoodlums stormed Billiri and burnt houses in Kufai and Kolkos in the council area. The deceased was among the security operatives deployed […]

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El-Zakzaky’s N2bn Suit Against Nigerian Army Adjourns To June 30

By Amos Tauna The N2bn suit filed at Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria by El Zakzaky against Nigerian Army, Chief of Army Staff and three others which came up on Thursday for hearing has been adjourned to 30th June. The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky in the […]

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Vacate Northern Nigeria In Three Months — Arewa Youth To Igbos

By Amos Tauna A coalition of Northern Youth  Groups tagged “The Kaduna Declaration” have given a three months ultimatum to Igbos in Northern Nigeria to vacate the region. They have also directed northerners residing in the East to relocate back to the North within the same period. The spokesman of the groups, AbdulAziz Suleiman, while […]

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10 Billion Naira Defamation Suit: Ugwuonye Considers Exile

By Destiny Ugorji Contrary to reports of his plans to appeal to the Supreme Court against his disbarment by the Nigerian Bar Association, there are strong indications that controversial founder of a Facebook group, The Due Process Advocates, Emeka Ugwuonye may be contemplating going on exile. This is as pressure mounts over the myriads of […]

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Alleged 100–Room Lagos Hotel, Unfounded, False – Zamfara Governor’s Aide

By Amos Tauna Aminu Garba Gusau, a former Special Adviser to governor Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, of Zamfara in northern Nigeria says the alleged use of $3 million to build a 100-room hotel in Lagos by the governor is an attempt by political enemies to cripple the governor’s rising popularity. Mr. Gusau told newsmen in Kaduna […]

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Nigerian Gov. El-Rufai ln Kaduna Court, Testifies In Libel Suit Against Newspaper

By Amos Tauna Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, Wednesday appeared before a Kaduna High Court to testify in the libel suit he filed against The Union Newspaper in 2015, over an alleged news report on his (El-Rufai) asset declaration. El-Rufai in July, 2015 sued The Union Newspaper for allegedly reporting that […]

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Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes: Nigerian Laboratory Scientist ready to offer solution to President Buhari

By Amos Tauna A Nigerian Laboratory Scientist, Kabir Musa, has promised to offer a workable solution of the ongoing herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country. Speaking to newsmen in Kaduna, Northern part of Nigeria, he explained that he had conducted a comprehensive research that could help solve the persistent herdsmen/farmers crisis that is bedeviling the country. […]

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UNICEF: 2016 Worst Year Yet For Children In Syria’s Civil War

The United Nations says 2016 was the worst year yet for children affected by Syria’s six-year-long civil war, with at least 652 being killed and many millions more suffering as refugees. “Verified instances of killing, maiming, and recruitment of children increased sharply last year in a drastic escalation of violence across the country,” the United […]

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