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Bandits Sponsors: I was Referring to ‘Low Level Traditional Rulers’ in Buhari’s Home State–Garba Shehu

Jude Johnson with icirn The President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Mr. Garba Shehu, has clarified that he was referring to ‘low level traditional rulers’ in the President's home state of Katsina as well as Zamfara states’ as supporting the activities of armed bandits terrorising the North West and North Central regions

Bandit Killings: FG backtracks on statement indicting northern traditional rulers

•But warns community leaders, surrogates  Senator Iroegbu The Federal government has clarified that the statement where it was quoted to have indicted some traditional leaders and foreign miners for aiding the ongoing killings by bandits in parts of North West and North Central Nigeria, was misconstrued. Nigeria's Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur

Armed Bandits: FG indicts traditional rulers, illegal miners as collaborators in killings

•Says security forces making progress against bandits Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government has indicted some traditional rulers and illegal miners as collaborators and sponsors of the murderous bandits terrorising parts of the North West Nigeria. The Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd), in a statement on Tuesday by his Public Relations Officer

Insecurity: SGF tasks traditional rulers on peace building across Nigeria

•Charges them to desecalate violence •Sensitise electorates on PVC, elections Jude Johnson  The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has charged traditional rules to assume their role as effective peace builders in their respective domains and communities across Nigeria.   Mustapha made this call on Thursday during the meeting with the

Stop All Senseless Bloodshed- IBB Warns 

Babatunde Opalana  It is customary to observe the Armed Forces Day on the 15th January every year to remember Officers and Men of the Nigerian Armed Forces who laid down their lives for the unity of our country.  Let me use this opportunity to call on Nigerians to demonstrate our appreciation of