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Transhumance Terrorism:  Boko Haram, banditry, Fulani herdsmen attacks interlinked–Research 

•Experts knock Nigerian government's failure to investigate root causes of violence •Download: Transhumance Causality Final submitted Full •Read: Massacre in Mali: How the ‘war on terror’ fuels tribal violence in the Sahel     Senator Iroegbu    Security experts, analysts and researchers have called on the Nigerian Government to take calculated but urgent steps to investigate the root

FG to downgrade or shutdown Enugu Int’l Airport, blames Ugwuanyi

To spend N14billion on MMIA reconstruction   Jude Johnson   The  Federal Government has said it may have to downgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu or shut it down outright to enable it effect renovations on the airport runways to avoid any major incident. This is just as the Murtala Muhammed International Airport

DSS condemns call for violent revolution, change of government 

•Reads riot act to dissidents Miracle Enobhayisobo The Department of State Services (DSS) had condemned the reported unwholesome activities of a group under the auspices of Nigeria Continuity and Progress (NCP), which called for a revolution and forceful change of government in the country.   The Public Relations Officer of DSS, Mr. Peter Afunanya,

Defection: Respite for Saraki, Dogara as Court quashes suit seeking their sack from office

•But defection unconstitutional yet Akpabio's valid Jude Johnson  Respite came the way of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 56 others on Friday, as Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja struck out the suit seeking their removal from office owing to their defection last

Yes, we demanded N100bn from Nigerian govt–Miyetti Allah

Jude Johnson   The National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Mr Saleh Alhassan, has said his group indeed demanded from the Federal Government the payment of N100bn to herders but for the construction of ranches and not for amnesty as reported on social media. Alhassan made the clarification in an interview  on Thursday. He

MTN Nigeria debuts with $6.5b listing in NSE

Shares climb 10% in initial trading $2b Nigeria tax dispute holds back further share sales Nigeria produces a third of S.African parent’s profit   Nneka Chile and Libby George   MTN Nigeria, owned by South Africa’s MTN Group, listed in Nigerian Stock Exchange  (NSE) on Thursday in a N2 trillion ($6.54 billion) flotation

Facebook busts Israeli-led campaign to sway elections in Nigeria, Africa, others

•Deletes 265 fake accounts targeting Nigeria, others Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu with Agency  Facebook has busted an Isreali-led campaign to sway elections in Nigeria as well as targeted countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The social  media giant on Thursday said it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups

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