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Twitter finally banned in Nigeria

The decision of Federal Government to ban the operations of microblogging site, Twitter in Nigeria has taken full effect.  This came up after citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining the nation’s corporate existence as its reason for the action. A directive was, Friday night, given to telecommunication companies in the country to deactivate twitter by 12 midnight- an instruction that has now been fully […]

todayJune 5, 2021 8

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What Has Increased Nigeria Problem- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said the death of Army Chief, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 military officers in an air crash has doubled and increased Nigeria’s problem and has also affected the fight against insecurity in the country Buhari made this known on Monday when the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, and his colleagues visited him at the Presidential Villa to console him. Fayemi was accompanied by the Caretaker Committee […]

todayMay 25, 2021 5

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Tragedy: Two women collapsed as the remains of late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other officers were laid to rest.

It was tragic today at the Military cemetery in Abuja as the remains of late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other officers were laid to rest. As the next of kin of the officers were presented with the Nigerian flag in honor of their dead, one of the family members that was being led back to her seat fainted. This resorted to panicking, as […]

todayMay 22, 2021 28

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Insecurity: France President Pledges to support Nigeria

France President, Emmanuel Macron has pledge to support Nigeria combat insecurity bedeviling the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region. Macron make this know at a bilateral meeting between him and President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting was hosted by the Nigerian leader on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit in Paris. The French President vows his steadfast support for the West African that is […]

todayMay 20, 2021 5

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Insecurity: US Secretary Of State Blinken To Meet Buhari Tuesday

United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will meet with Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, during his first virtual trip to Africa since US President Joe Biden came into office. Strengthening democratic governance, building lasting security, and promoting economic ties and diversification, will top agenda at the meeting, according to Blinken’s spokesman, Ned Price. Price in a statement on Monday, said his principal will also virtually […]

todayApril 26, 2021

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Nigeria is God’s will, not a mistake, says Olawepo-Hashim

As security and ethnic crises rage across the country, a former presidential candidate, Mr Gbenga Olawepo -Hashim has declared that Nigeria is the will of God and not a mistake. Olwepo-Hadhim, who is a global energy player, made the declaration as he joined a tweeter trend tagged #BetterTogether” to advance his call for national unity amidst rising tension in the country. The politician, who has consistently demonstrated unrivaled faith and […]

todayMarch 5, 2021

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BREAKING: Shoot Anyone Seen With AK-47, Buhari Directs Security Agents

Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesperson, says President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to shoot anyone seen with AK-47. Shehu, who disclosed this in an interview with the BBC, said the president directed a clampdown on bandits who have refused to surrender. On the efforts being made to rid Zamfara and other northern states of bandits, Shehu said the government is resorting to lethal force. “The president has ordered security […]

todayMarch 4, 2021

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Fulani Are Being Treated Unfairly In Nigeria, says Ex Governor

A former Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam Isa Yuguda, has condemned the profiling of Fulani herdsmen as criminals. In an interview with journalists shortly after his revalidation as a member of the All Progressives Congress, at the Destination Bauchi Hotel, on Monday, the former governor said Fulani herdsmen are being treated unfairly in Nigeria. He said herdsmen, who have provided the country with a minimum of one million cattle to […]

todayFebruary 23, 2021 1

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