Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has expressed disgust at the charging of seven Yoruba men to court over the recent ethnic clash and killings in the Shasha area of Oyo State. The Afenifere noted that the trial of only Yoruba suspects in the aftermath of the clash showed partiality in an …Read More »
The former beauty pageant and ex-wife of former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Precious Chikwendu, accused Fani-Kayode of beating her up several times including when she was pregnant, she said, he equally confines her to a hospital when she attempted to escape. Chikwendu subsequently demanded full custody of their …Read More »
The UK will cut aid to Syria and several African countries by more than 60%, a leaked email suggests. The document dated last month suggests officials are considering cutting aid to Syria by 67% and Lebanon by 88%. Aid to Nigeria could drop 58%, Somalia 60%, South Sudan 59% and …Read More »
Pope arrives Iraq for historic first-ever papal trip to nation despite fears over security and coronavirus Video..
The Pope has arrived in Iraq for a historic weekend visit which carries both symbolism and risk. With a message of inter-faith tolerance, Francis will spend four days in Iraq in what is his first foreign trip in more than a year and the first-ever papal pilgrimage to the war-hit …Read More »
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum says the concept of deradicalisation of Boko Haram terrorists otherwise known as Safe Corridor is not working as expected Zulum said those who had undergone the process spied on the host communities which resented them, after which they returned to join their colleagues. The governor …Read More »
Northern food traders call off strike, demand for N4.75bn compensation, stop multiple taxes and protection of their members-Bello.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Thursday met the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as part of ongoing efforts to further pacify members of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers in Nigeria who called off their strike on Wednesday. While the strike lasted, members of AUFCDN …Read More »
There was tension on Wednesday in Assa community, in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State after a soldier allegedly shot and killed a 45-year-old petty trader, identified only as Chinedu. The incident, which happened at Afor Assa Market, led to pandemonium, as villagers ran helter-skelter for fear of …Read More »
Is injustice for FG to send security agencies after ESN in south-East, why negotiate With armed herders- Ortom.
Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, noted that it is injustice for the federal government to send security agencies after secessionist groups in the south-east, while armed herders are left alone to commit crimes even get the VIP treatment. He says herders carry guns that are more sophisticated than those provided …Read More »
Miyetti Allah says, Buhari’s Order To Shoot People With AK-47 Also Affects Amotekun and ethnic militias.
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Association has said that the order of President Muhammadu Buhari to security agencies to shoot anyone seen with AK-47 rifles also affects “Amotekun and other ethnic militias.” The association added that it does not have any problem with the order because its herders do not …Read More »
The bloody clash between Fulani and Yoruba at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State have left three people with serious injuries. It was gathered that two officials of Amotekun and a vigilante were injured during the fight which happened on Monday, March 1. The …Read More »