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Checkout Those Suffering The Alleged Sit-at-home Order In The South-east Region.

The agitation of some groups like Biafra and Yoruba Nation has really threatened the peace and unity of the country. The group have expressed their displeasure over some national abnormalities and therefore allegedly seek for a disintegration of the country which is uncalled-for. SOURCE: The Nation Newspaper Some weeks ago the leaders of the two groups, Sunday Ademeyo fondly known as Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu, were arrested by the Nigerian security Operatives.

  10 months ago ago
Checkout Those Suffering The Alleged Sit-at-home Order In The South-east Region.

POLITICS

The Defection Of 6 Anambra Assembly Members May Boost The Chances Of APC In The Gov'ship Poll

It is no longer news that six members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in Anambra State have defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) (Photo Credit - The Nation Newspaper) The members defected shortly after the lawmaker representing Anambra South in the National Assembly and former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah defected from the People's Democratic Party to the All Progressive Congress.

  9 months ago ago
The Defection Of 6 Anambra Assembly Members May Boost The Chances Of APC In The Gov'ship Poll

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community, Lalong Visits Buhari, requests relief Items

Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper Suspected bandits have killed over 35 persons during an attack at Yelwa zangam community behind the University of Jos (UNIJOS). Eyewitnesses told The Nation the gunmen invaded the community, burning houses and shooting anyone on sight.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community, Lalong Visits Buhari, requests relief Items

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits kill eight in Benue community, Ebonyi Militants Kill Four Residents

Bandits kill eight in Benue community Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper Eight persons have been killed by gunmen in Yelawa town, Guma local government area of Benue state. Yelwata is a border community between Nassarwa and Benue States on the busy Makurdi- Lafia Federal highway road. The inhabitants are predominantly Tiv farmers.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits kill eight in Benue community, Ebonyi Militants Kill Four Residents

POLITICS

Why Wike May Emerge PDP's Presidential Candidate as Party NEC May Ratify Southern Presidency

Photo Credit: The Nation In a few hours from now, the Peoples Democratic Party leaders will meet to deliberate over the report of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led National Convention Zoning Committee. During its meeting, the committee agreed to zone the party's chairmanship slot to the North, against popular expectations, this has fuelled speculations that PDP will zone its presidential ticket to the South.

  8 months ago ago
Why Wike May Emerge PDP's Presidential Candidate as Party NEC May Ratify Southern Presidency

MILITARY

Opinion: FG should ensure that Igboho is released by providing him consular service

Chief Sunday Igboho Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper Igboho, is a popular Yoruba activist, who was declared wanted by the Department of State Services on the 1st of July, 2021, shortly after his house in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital was invaded by security operatives.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: FG should ensure that Igboho is released by providing him consular service

POLITICS

3 Things That Will Likely Be The Concern Of The Next PDP Chairman After The Tenure Of Secondus

It is no longer news that the People's Democratic Party is making arrangements for its National congress to elect new leaders of the main opposition party in Nigeria. (Photo Credit - Vanguard Newspaper) The party, which ruled from the beginning of this present democratic dispensation in 1999 till 2015 is one of the most popular parties in Nigeria.

  9 months ago ago
3 Things That Will Likely Be The Concern Of The Next PDP Chairman After The Tenure Of Secondus

POLITICS

Why is Igboho Making the Same Mistakes in Benin Prison?

Guiding utterances is a good virtue anyone who aspires to be a leader must possess. This is because leadership comes with a lot of responsibility which demands wisdom. One would begin to wonder if the Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly called Sunday Igboho has learnt anything from what happened to him in Nigeria.

  9 months ago ago
Why is Igboho Making the Same Mistakes in Benin Prison?

MILITARY

Will The Attack On NDA Boost The Morale Of The Armed Forces As Stated By President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the recent attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy(NDA) in Kaduna state will boost the morale of the Armed Forces in their fight against terrorism and banditry. (Photo Credit - Vanguard Newspaper) The Grand Commander of the armed forces stated that rather than dampen their morale, the incident will buoy them to put an end to criminality.

  10 months ago ago
Will The Attack On NDA Boost The Morale Of The Armed Forces As Stated By President Muhammadu Buhari

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: Buhari declares N287 billion NNPC profit, Senator Stella Uduah dumps PDP for APC

Buhari declares N287 billion NNPC profit Photo Credit: People Gazette President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the Minister of Petroleum Resources, announced a Profit after Tax of N287 billion by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in 2020. The president made the declaration in a statement by his spokesman Femi Adesina in Abuja.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari declares N287 billion NNPC profit, Senator Stella Uduah dumps PDP for APC

SOCIETY

As Igboho Clocks 49 Today, His Lawyer Speaks on His Health And Safety

Popular Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho clocks 49 years old today while in detention of the Republic of Benin. It might have been a special day for him, his entire family, and friends but his current predicament has seemingly ruined the day. Meanwhile, his current health status and safety have now been revealed.

  8 months ago ago
As Igboho Clocks 49 Today, His Lawyer Speaks on His Health And Safety

SOCIETY

Could the suspension of weekly markets in 5 Zones in Kaduna help fight banditry in the State?

Over the past months, Kaduna State has seen a high level of insecurity challenges, where banditry and other forms of incessant criminal acts have affected the majority of the people. The masses have expressed their fears and worries in various ways, hoping for an end to these incidents.

  10 months ago ago
Could the suspension of weekly markets in 5 Zones in Kaduna help fight banditry in the State?

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community, Kaduna promises fair council polls

Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper Suspected bandits have killed over 35 persons during an attack at Yelwa zangam community behind the University of Jos (UNIJOS). Eyewitnesses told The Nation the gunmen invaded the community, burning houses and shooting anyone on sight.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits kill over 35 in Jos community, Kaduna promises fair council polls

SOCIETY

How to Recover 240 Freed Kogi Inmates by Gunmen

It is sad that yet to be identified gunmen have invaded Kogi prison and set no fewer than 240 inmates free. The gunmen did not only set the inmates free, they also killed soldiers at checkpoint along Kabba-Lokoja highway. The attack on the correctional centre in Kogi State further confirmed the security challenges facing the country.

  9 months ago ago
How to Recover 240 Freed Kogi Inmates by Gunmen

ENTERTAINMENT

Alaafin Of Oyo: I’m The Only King Qualified To Confer Titles That Cover Yoruba Land

According to a report released by THE NATION NEWSPAPER, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111, has said he is the only monarch, who has a right to confer chieftaincy titles that cover Yoruba land, on deserving people. Furthermore, he monarch said this in his statement when he conferred the titles of Ayedero of Yoruba land and Atobaase of Yoruba land on Honourable Shina Peller and Dr. Babajide Agunbiade in his palace at the weekend, according to the report.

  10 months ago ago
Alaafin Of Oyo: I’m The Only King Qualified To Confer Titles That Cover Yoruba Land

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Kwara poly student killed in rival cult clash; Man kills wife, commits suicide.

One Kwara poly student killed in alleged rival cult clash Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper One student of Kwara State Polytechnic has been killed in alleged rival cult clash in Ilorin, Kwara state capital. During the street brawl, two persons were said to have sustained several degrees of injuries.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Kwara poly student killed in rival cult clash; Man kills wife, commits suicide.

POLITICS

Opinion: How the sacking of 2 Ministers by President Buhari will affect other ministers

The Nation Newspaper confirms that President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved two ministers of their duties today. According to the report, the sacked ministers are Saleh Mamman - Ministers of Power, and Alhaji Sabo Nanono - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. The president has directed the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar to take over as the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, while Abubakar Aliyu, the Minister of State for Works, should take over as the Minister for Power.

  9 months ago ago
Opinion: How the sacking of 2 Ministers by President Buhari will affect other ministers

HEALTH

Today's Headlines:FG kick-starts N-Power Batch C1, Lagos approve 183 centres for Moderna vaccination

FG kick-starts N-Power Batch C1 Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper The Federal Government has commenced the Batch C stream 1 of its N-Power programme. The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development commenced the enrolment process of the third batch of the beneficiaries on June 26, 2020.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:FG kick-starts N-Power Batch C1, Lagos approve 183 centres for Moderna vaccination

JUSTICE

Igboho: Yoruba Nation Rally Resumes

Photo credit: Google In a last-minute change, agitators have announced plans to resume Yoruba Nation protest on Saturday, September 11. The Nation Newspaper was quoted that "the rally is based on solidarity and support for embattled Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Igboho currently in detention in Cotonou."

  9 months ago ago
Igboho: Yoruba Nation Rally Resumes

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen attack bullion van in Ondo kill two; Parent reject Lagos govt increased fee

Gunmen attack bullion van in Ondo, kill two policemen Photo Credit: Nigeria Bulletin Two mobile policemen and one civilian have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in a bullion van attack in Ondo State. The attack occurred in the Costain axis within the commercial town of Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen attack bullion van in Ondo kill two; Parent reject Lagos govt increased fee