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200 Families Sacked by Fulani Herdsmen in Cross River

An estimated 200 families have been displaced at Mbiabong Ito, Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State as a result of the alleged invasion of the community by violent marauding Fulani herdsmen. Information gathered from the area which is about 100 kilometers from Calabar indicated that Fulani herders in their scores invaded farmlands in the community, Tuesday night from

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I have never told a lie before – Lai Mohammed claims

ABUJA NIGERIA. – Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that he has never told a lie before. He made this disclosure yesterday during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos. The Minister also challenged those branding him a liar to present concrete facts disputing whatever he had said before. Mohammed said: “I have two burdens. The first

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Nigeria: 47 Years After Biafra Civil War, Nigerian Govt Agrees to Pay Victims N88 Billion

United Kingdom. –  Nigeria was ordered to pay 88 billion naira ($244 million) in damages to those affected by a 1967 civil war after failing to clear landmines and other explosives in the country’s southeast. The government of Africa’s most populous nation must pay 50 billion naira to compensate war victims and a further 38 billion naira to state authorities

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BREAKING: Buhari bows to pressure finally sacks Babachir Lawal as SGF, replaces him with Boss Mustapha

NIGERIA. Two senior Nigerian government officials have been sacked, six months after they were suspended on corruption allegations, the presidency said on Monday. The appointments of top civil servant Babachir Lawal and Ayo Oke, director-general of the National Intelligence Agency, were terminated with “immediate effect”, a statement said. Both men had been suspended since April. The statement reads, “President Muhammadu

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How Buhari’s minister allegedly ordered Maina’s recall – Government sources

NIGERIA – Contrary to earlier reports, the head of the civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, did not play any part in the reinstatement of the ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina  – A committee made up of top officials from the ministry of Interior recommended Maina’s reinstatement  More details have emerged on how a former chairman of the presidential task

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BUHARI and FG moves to seize BVN-less accounts in Nigeria!!! BREAKING NEWS

NIGERIA. A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria and the 19 commercial banks in the country to freeze any account without Bank Verification Number. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a request by Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, for a temporary forfeiture of all funds held

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Nigeria’s Presidency Accuses World Bank President of lying!! Rejects Northern Bias Criticism

ABUJA — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s office on Friday denied that he favored the north of the country over other regions, after he was criticized for asking the World Bank to focus on the region. The northeast in particular has been wracked by an eight-year Islamist militant insurgency that has killed more than 20,000 people and forced 2 million to flee

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