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    Buhari shuns Rivers, pipelines attacked in Bayelsa

    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to perform the commencement of the clean-up of Ogoniland and other impacted communities in the Niger Delta region in Bodo, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State. This was against the popular expectation that the President would personally perform the ceremony to underscore the Federal Government’s

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    Killing of Biafra agitators: IPOB slams southeast governors

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has slammed southeast governors, politicians and those who claim to be Ibo and non Ibo elder statesmen for failing to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to do the right thing by releasing its leader Nnamdi Kanu. According to Vanguard, the group in a release by its publicity officer, Emma Powerful,

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    Senate Orders Immediate Remediation Of Lead Poison Victims

    The Senate has directed the executive to commence the immediate remediation of Shikira community in Niger State and other communities affected by lead poison in Nigeria. The directive was given on Thursday by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who consented to a motion moved by Senator David Umaru from Niger State at the Upper

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    Lagos education budget 1/3 of FG

    The Lagos State government has disclosed that its N113.3bn education budget (representing 27.11% of the state’s budget) is about one-third of the N369bn budgeted by the Federal Government for the entire country; just as it assured of its commitment to the implementation of the one meal a day programme. This wàs revealed by Governor Akinwunmi

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    Fulani Herdsmen Invade Igbongun, Benue, Kill 15

    Again, suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday invaded Igbongun com­munity in Tsaav Ward of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, killing five people. Only last Sunday, the herds­men struck in Tse Wankyor in the same Tsaav Ward and killed 10 and injured several others. Yesterday’s incident brings the death toll from the two at­tacks to

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    Customs impounds 1,533 cartons of generators, poultry products

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) headquarters compliance team, Ogun State axis, has impounded 1,533 cartons of two stroke engine generators. A statement issued by the team explained that products were seized along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Similarly, the team in another operation along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, intercepted five hundred and forty two (542) cartons of foreign

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    Travel ban on govs could plunge Nigeria into civil war

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Osun State chapter, yesterday warned President Muhammadu Buhari against acts capable of plunging the country into civil war, saying tampering with the constitutionally guaranteed immunity of governors would spell doom for the country. The party, in a statement issued in Osogbo by its Director of Research, Publicity and Strategy, Prince

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    Bloody pro-Biafra protests in Onitsha, Asaba, others

    The Southeast was on the boil yesterday as pro-Biafra agitators staged protests in major cities to mark the 49th declaration of the state of Biafra by the late Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. The declaration led to the 1967 Civil War, which  lasted till January 1970. No fewer than two million people died in the 30-month war.

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    Biafra day celebration: Police arrest 12 agitators in Rivers

    Men of Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), of the Rivers state Police command on Monday disrupted the peaceful match by members of Ralph Uwazurike-led Movement For the Actualization of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOP), at Obigbo, in Obigbo Local Government Area of the state. The Biafra agitators numbering over 200 were on a peacefulmatch along the streets of the LGA to

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