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SOCIETY

Opinion: Will Wakili Be Captured, As Aregbesola Says FG Will Recapture All Abolongo Escapees

(Photo Credit: livetimes.ng) The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has assured Nigerians, that the Federal Government will go after those who attacked, the Abolongo Correctional Facility in Oyo State. He also said the Federal Government will pursue and recapture the inmates who escaped during the attack on the facility.

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Opinion: Will Wakili Be Captured, As Aregbesola Says FG Will Recapture All Abolongo Escapees

MILITARY

The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro was a Nigerian nationalist and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. He was the first man in the history of Nigeria to fight for the liberation of his people. He declared the Niger Delta Republic on February 23, 1966 and fought with federal forces for twelve days before being defeated.

  11 months ago ago
The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

POLITICS

Anambra Election: Nobody Should Test The Resolve Of The Federal Government Through Threats

Come November 6th, the election will take place in Anambra State and somebody will become the new governor of the State. Either some miscreants or sit-at-home enforcers like it or not, a democratically elected governor will be sworn in to rule the State for the next four years.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra Election: Nobody Should Test The Resolve Of The Federal Government Through Threats

POLITICS

Major Allegations Governor Wike Made Against The FG During NBA Conference

The Governor of Rivers state, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has reportedly made some serious allegations against the Federal Government, while claiming the nation was badly governed. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike The Governor who made these accusations during the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Port Harcourt alleged that the Federal Government is currently using the devious approach of tagging opposition voices as security risks, while using the Immigration Authority to seize their passports without any prior court order.

  11 months ago ago
Major Allegations Governor Wike Made Against The FG During NBA Conference

POLITICS

Agitation For Restructuring: Kingigbe Supports Negotiation For National Unity

Former Secretary to the Federal Government SGF Ambassador Babagana Kingigbe has said that "the unity of Nigeria is negotiable. He maintaining that even the unity of a family is negotiable. Even the constitution of husband and wife is negotiable,” he was quoted as saying while delivering his speech at the Sun Newspapers’ Awards where he was a recipient.

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Agitation For Restructuring: Kingigbe Supports Negotiation For National Unity

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: No Disagreement Over Tax With FG-Wike, Singer Niniola Thrills Fans

Rivers not at war with FG over tax collection-Gov. Wike PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that the state is not at war with Nigera or any of its components over the dispute on the authority to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in some quarters.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: No Disagreement Over Tax With FG-Wike, Singer Niniola Thrills Fans

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: ASUU Cautions FG, Community Asks Fayemi To Pick Successor From Ekiti South

ASUU cautions FG on N30bn revitalisation fund, October 31 deadline nears The Academic Staff Union of Universities has cautioned the Federal Government against non-payment of the N30bn revitalisation fund it promised universities. The  President of ASUU, Prof Emmanuel Oshodeke, who stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents on Sunday, said government was in the habit of not fulfilling its promises.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: ASUU Cautions FG, Community Asks Fayemi To Pick Successor From Ekiti South

MILITARY

How FG's Plan To Have Allies Label IPOB As A Terrorist Group Can Strongly Impede Group's Activities

As the prosecution of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the self-professed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) continues to garner momentum locally and internationally, a media aide to President Buhari, Garba Shehu has now revealed plans by the Presidency to convince foreign allies to designate IPOB as a terrorist group, just like they are proscribed in Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
How FG's Plan To Have Allies Label IPOB As A Terrorist Group Can Strongly Impede Group's Activities

POLITICS

Anambra: IPOB Should Think Twice As FG Vows To Deal With Anyone Plannning To Disrupt The Election

The forthcoming Anambra State Gubernatorial election has been a major cause for concern amongst Nigerians. While well-meaning citizens are preparing to elect their preferred candidate come 6 November 2021, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are planning otherwise, as their recent sit-at-home order scheduled for 5 to 10 November 2021 will interfere with the polls in Anambra State.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra: IPOB Should Think Twice As FG Vows To Deal With Anyone Plannning To Disrupt The Election

MILITARY

Commendable Reason Why Sheikh Gumi Opposed The Call For The Declaration Of Bandits As Terrorist

One of the notable controversial Islamic scholar and preacher, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has warned that declaring bandits as terrorists will come with a price, following an earlier report that speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly in Nigeria, on Saturday, called on the Federal Government to declare bandits and kidnappers as terrorists, adding that kidnappers and banditry activists should be dealt with decisively.

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Commendable Reason Why Sheikh Gumi Opposed The Call For The Declaration Of Bandits As Terrorist

MILITARY

Govt. Should Listen To Gumi's Solutions Since The Use Of Military Against Bandits Seems To Be Slow

According to a report by Daily Trust, Gumi has once again advised the Federal Government about the negative effect of tagging bandits operating in the North-East and northwest as bandits. Gumi said if bandits are tagged as terrorists, foreign Jihadist movements will set in force and many teaming unemployed youths may find the cause palatable and attractive.

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Govt. Should Listen To Gumi's Solutions Since The Use Of Military Against Bandits Seems To Be Slow

POLITICS

Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers says the state isn't battling the Federal Government or any of its organizations over collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in certain quarters. Speaking on Sunday in Abuja at a public lecture entitled: "Taxing Powers in a Federal System" to mark the 60th birthday celebration of Mr Ahmed Raji, (SAN).

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Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

MILITARY

Opinion: Understanding Why Sheikh Gumi Said Nigeria Will End If Buhari Declares Bandits As Terrorist

A few days ago, the governor of Kaduna State Nasir el-Rufai urged the Federal Government to declare bandits devastating the North West and North Central as "terrorists and insurgents". This will enable, el-Rufai argued, the military to fight them according to UN Mandate on counter-terrorism.

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Opinion: Understanding Why Sheikh Gumi Said Nigeria Will End If Buhari Declares Bandits As Terrorist

HEALTH

Today's Headlines: FG Should Not Force Workers To Vaccinate-NLC, Three Corpers To Repeat Service

Don't force workers to get vaccinated, NLC urges FG PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers The Nigerian Labour Congress on Monday cautioned the Federal Government against the use of force in the enforcement of workers’ vaccination. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba gave this charge during a briefing on COVID-19 vaccination advisory for Federal Civil Servants in Abuja on Monday.

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Today's Headlines: FG Should Not Force Workers To Vaccinate-NLC, Three Corpers To Repeat Service

POLITICS

One Major Reason Why Sheik Gumi Told President Buhari Not To Declare Bandits as Terrorists

Amidst the Insecurity Situation in the Country, Popular Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government against declaring Bandits and Terrorists. Photo Credit: Tribune It will be recalled that Bandits have been ravaging some parts of the North West Geo-political Zone, especially in Zamfara, Kaduna, Sokoto and Katsina States.

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One Major Reason Why Sheik Gumi Told President Buhari Not To Declare Bandits as Terrorists

POLITICS

Crush IPOB, Disgruntled Elements That Try To Distrupt The Election - FG to Security Agencies

The Federal Government ordered security officials to exterminate members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other disaffected elements who were determined to sabotage the November 6th gubernatorial election in Anambra. Last week, the IPOB held a week-long sit-at-home order in the southeast designed to deter potential voters, election officials and other logistics providers from participating in the elections.

  11 months ago ago
Crush IPOB, Disgruntled Elements That Try To Distrupt The Election - FG to Security Agencies

POLITICS

The State Is Not Fighting FG, Says Governor Wike (Update)

The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike stated in a public lecture that the state is not fighting the Federal Government or any of its agencies over the collection of Value Added Tax as been insinuated in some quarters at Rivers State. On Sunday At Abuja, to mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Ahmed Raji, (SAN) in a public lecture titled, "Taxing Powers in a Federal System”, Governor Wike disclose that the state was only trying to pursue what was right and legitimate within the ambits of the constitution.

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The State Is Not Fighting FG, Says Governor Wike (Update)

MILITARY

Don't Declare Bandits As Terriorists Or Else Things May Boomerang - Sheikh Gumi Warns FGN

The popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has warned Federal Government of Nigeria not to declare bandits as terriorists, as such decision might have great consequences on the nation. According to Dailynigerian, the Kaduna-based controversial Islamic cleric who made this known on his official Facebook page, said, declaring the bandits as terriorists would radicalize them (the bandits) and aggravate the situation of insecurity in the North West region of the country.

  11 months ago ago
Don't Declare Bandits As Terriorists Or Else Things May Boomerang - Sheikh Gumi Warns FGN

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FG Trains 350 Youths As Mobile Money Agents In North West [Photos]

The Federal Government under the office of Humanitarian Minister, Honourable Sadiya Umar farouq has begun the training of 350 youths as agents for Mobile Money Transactions in the North West zone of the country. This was revealed during the flagged off ceremony at the coronation hall in government house kano state.

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FG Trains 350 Youths As Mobile Money Agents In North West [Photos]

SOCIETY

Oyo Jailbreak: Federal Government Enlists Interpol To Recapture 907 Fleeing Inmates

According to "THE PUNCH", the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has vowed to recapture all inmates who escaped from the Nigeria Correctional Service custodial center, Abolongo, Oyo State. He also said the Federal Government has enlisted the service of Interpol, to nab fleeing prisoners.

  11 months ago ago
Oyo Jailbreak: Federal Government Enlists Interpol To Recapture 907 Fleeing Inmates