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2019: CSO laments Nigeria’s ills, calls for protest votes

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a civil society organisation christened “No Sidon Look” (NSL) has called on voters across the country to cast their votes in protest of the current ills bedevilling the nation.

Speaking at a briefing in Abuja, the Director General of the organisat [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


2019: FCT NANS dissociates self from Buhari’s endorsement

The Abuja chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by its national body last Friday.

 

In a strong-worded communique issued after its meeting over the weekend in Abuja, the FCT [...]

Mon, 07 January 2019


FCTA to deport 8,828 IDPs to ‘their states’

Plans have been concluded by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to relocate no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, t back to their respective home states. 

Chairman of the ministerial committee on the relocation of the IDPs, Abbas Idriss, who made this dis [...]

Sun, 30 December 2018


Dino: PDP fears Buhari turning Nigeria into police state

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says with the continued lockdown on the residence of Senator Dino Melaye by the police, the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency is turning Nigeria into a police state, where those opposed to President Buhari’s re-election are treated like enemies of the state.

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Sun, 30 December 2018


Middle Belt violence eclipses Boko Haram – CFR

The Council on Foreign Relations, CFR, says that sectarian violence in the Middle Belt of Nigeria has eclipsed the Boko Haram conflict.

 

 

Basing its analysis on the Nigeria Security Tracker data, NST, the CFR notes that violence has almost doubled since 2017.

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Sun, 30 December 2018


Yobe govt trains information officers on communication strategy

As part of its effort to disseminate information by bringing the people closer to government, Yobe State Government has acquired 17 public address system for all the 17 local government councils and also trained information officers for effective utilisation of the facilities.

The commissioner [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


NDI partners NGO on voter education for IDPs

The National Democratic Institute, NDI, in conjunction with a home based NGO, Community Links and Human Empowerment Initiative has held a capacity training on voter education for IDPs in Benue state.

The two-day capacity training had in attendance all camp officers in charge of the various camp [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


Benue crash: APC mourns death of PDP supporters,

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it mourns the unfortunate accident that took the lives of PDP members who were on a campaign train to flag off a senatorial candidate in Benue state.

Its spokesman, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a press release to journalists in Abuja, regretted the un [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


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