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Kaduna: Armed Fulani Herdsmen Resume Kidnapping At Birnin-Gwari

Relief and tranquillity enjoyed by commuters and drivers after four weeks of the restoration of peace in the Birnin-Gwari axis through the combined operation of security agencies have been disturbed as armed bandits may have resumed with full force as they kidnapped travellers on the same route between Wednesday’s [July

APC: Galadima goes to court

• Seeks cancelation of Oshiomhole’s election as APC chair The Buba Galadima-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court with a writ of summons, asking the court to nullify the June 23 national convention of the party. In the suit, Galadima specifically

Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct

Yari Is A Diaspora Governor, Says Kukah

Mathew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic church, has described Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, as a “diaspora governor”. Yari has been accused of abandoning his state for the nation’s capital. Speaking on Thursday at a colloquium organised by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in Abuja,

Buhari Pleads for Patience as Bandits Kill 32 in Sokoto

Says security team racking its brain on ending violence Tambuwal calls for overhauling of security system CAN holds national prayers session Omololu Ogunmade, Paul Obi in Abuja, Segun James in Lagos and Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to be patient with him over the protracted

Digital Economy: FG Targets $88bn Revenue in Three Years

The Nigerian government is resolute in creating an enabling environment where digital economy opportunities are not just theoretical but become real, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okey Enelamah has said. According to the minister, the digital economy had been projected to generate $88 billion for the country and

FG Launches National Campaign Against Fake News

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has launched a national campaign against fake news, calling the phenomenon a time bomb that can detonate with deadly consequences if left unchecked. Addressing a world press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister also described fake news as a global epidemic

Croatia cuts short England’s dream of football ‘coming home’

Croatia broke English hearts, coming from 1-0 down to beat the Three Lions 2-1 in extra-time and advance to the World Cup final for the first time. Kieran Trippier’s sumptuous fifth-minute free-kick put England 1-0 up before Ivan Perisic equalised midway through the second half. Mario Mandzukic was Croatia’s match-winner, swivelling to

Finally, Buhari ready to sign Africa free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he expressed readiness to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). At a joint press conference after their closed-door meeting, Buhari confirmed that he would soon sign the agreement. The Nigerian president,