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June 1 threat: Group cautions Niger Delta militants, asks FG to be proactive

Godsgift Onyedinefu Following the recent threat by some criminals to declare a Niger Delta Republic on June 1, several intellectuals in the region under the aegis of Niger-Delta Intellectual Front (NDIF) has advised the Federal Government to take proactive measures. A militant group known as Network of Niger Delta Republic Fighters, Monday,

National Assembly sends proceeds of crime Bill to Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Assembly has transmitted the Proceeds of Crime Bill (POCA) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. The bill, which was transmitted on Monday, is considered as one of the key legal instruments in the fight against corruption. The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes, Kayode Oladele,

Buhari returns to Abuja from Saudi Arabia

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening returned to Abuja after performing lesser Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Buhari had left Nigeria last Thursday to honour the invitation from King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to perform the Muslim Umrah. According to NAN,

LG Funds: Pro-democracy group charges Buhari to probe Governors over misuse of allocation since 1999

A civil society group, National Democratic Front (NDF), has called on President Muhammdu Buhari to probe governors over embezzlement of local government allocations since 1999. Nigeria's lowest tier of government had suffered neglect prior to President Buhari's administration. Funds meant for the grassroots were squandered by fascist governors without fear and conscience. However,

Emefiele: Scholars hail Buhari, urges FG not to replace security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has again received a pat on the back over the reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a final five-year term. The Association of Nigerian Scholars in Diaspora, an umbrella organization of Nigerian scholars in the Diaspora, which gave the commendation, noted that

Islamisation: Nigerian soldiers poorly trained, equipped and motivated to defeat herdsmen, Boko Haram –Obasanjo

Says insurgents want to Islamise, 'Fulanise' Nigeria and Africa  Security challenges beyond Nigeria's capacity    Jude Johnson The former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that it is practically impossible for the country to defeat Boko Haram terrorists and Fulani herdsmen with a 'weak military'. He said this is worsened by

2019 Elections: How Israeli firm operated anti-Atiku, pro-Buhari Facebook accounts

Editor's note: Facts have emerged how Facebook recently removed dozens of Israeli-operated accounts  that were found to be interfering in elections all over the world, espcially in Africa and Nigeria with some of them reportedly targeted the main opposition candidate in the February 2019 presidential election, Mr. Atiku Abubakar. The presidential candidate

Re-appointment of Emiefele excites Nigerians in Europe as group lauds Buhari

The Re-appointment of Godwin Emefiele has continued to draw positive reactions in and out of the country, just as the Association of Nigerians in Europe have hailed the President’s decision as the final victory over ethnic and religious bigotry. This commendation is coming barely one week after a United Kingdom-based group,

Coup allegation: APC government fabricating lies to protect stolen mandate–Frank

•Challenges Military to name plotters •Condemns another $1bn loan from China Godsgift Onyedinefu The recent claim by Gen. Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the military that certain persons are planning to overthrow the government is false , an activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressivea Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank