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RELIGION

Today's Headlines: Candle Fire Kills Church Worshiper, Mbaka Begs Church Leadership Over Actions

Call For Military Takeover Unpatriotic - Oshiomhole Former Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomole, at the weekend in Abuja condemned the call for a military takeover of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.He described it as an aberration and irresponsible.Oshiomhole, who is a former National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) made the remark in Abuja when he hosted the leadership of the Law Students Association of Nigeria (LAWSON).

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Today's Headlines: Candle Fire Kills Church Worshiper, Mbaka Begs Church Leadership Over Actions

MILITARY

Nigerian Army Shuns Southern Officers, Deploys Northern Commanders To Quell Tension In South-East.

Recent news reports has disclosed that many southern commanders are from the North, while a few are from the South-East.It further disclosed that it measure has effects in tacking insecurity and separatist agenda in the country.According to reports, the Nigerian Army's Development of northern officers for it's operations in the South-East region is contributing to the tension in the region, according to several military sources who spoke to news agencies.

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Nigerian Army Shuns Southern Officers, Deploys Northern Commanders To Quell Tension In South-East.

MILITARY

'I Am Pleased To Have Been Flown To Bamako, Mali By A Pair Of Nigerian Airforce Pilots' — Goodluck

The former president of Nigeria Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, express his happiness as he has been flown to Bamako, Mali by a pair of Nigerian Airforce Pilots.Goodluck Ebele Jonathan express his excitement, as he travels to Bamako and Mali.Revealing how excited he is, former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan wrote; I am pleased to have been flown to Bamako, Mali by a pair of Nigerian Airforce Pilots, one of whom is blessing Liman, a committed NAF flying officer who emerged as Nigeria's first female military pilot under our administration.

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'I Am Pleased To Have Been Flown To Bamako, Mali By A Pair Of Nigerian Airforce Pilots' — Goodluck

SOCIETY

Today’s Headlines: Top Bandits Killed In The North, Military Accused Of Harassing South Easterners

Today is Monday, May 10, 2021, and we shall be bringing to you some of the news that made the headlines across the major newspapers in Nigeria.Bauchi village head gets suspended and arrested for beating his wife to death.The head of Sabon Layi Kwara hamlet, Daniel Salka, has been suspended following his physical abuse of his wife Hajara, which eventually led to her death.

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Today’s Headlines: Top Bandits Killed In The North, Military Accused Of Harassing South Easterners

POLITICS

Meet One Of The First Coup Planners In Nigeria

Meet Colonel Emmanuel Nwobosi, he is the last of the original coup plotters of January 15, 1966 with Major Kaduna Nzeogwu.He knew Nzeogwu well, they school together and trained together at Sandhurst Military Academy, U.K. Nzeogwu, was the first head of military intelligence and he masterminded the first coup in Nigeria.

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Meet One Of The First Coup Planners In Nigeria

POLITICS

Throwback Photos Of Sani Abacha

Sani Abacha, a Nigerian military Head Of State.He served as the Head of State from 1993 to 1998 when he died.He was a General and a dictator.Abacha was born on the 20th of September 1943 in Kano, Nigeria.He was additionally raised in Kano State.

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Throwback Photos Of Sani Abacha

MILITARY

The Beautiful Pictures Of The Nigeria ATR-42 Spy Aircraft.

After the pictures of Nigeria ATR-42 Spy Aircraft was uploaded online by the Nigerian Airforce, a lot of people have been reacting and was so surprised that the country has such a wonderful and highly sophisticated machine of war.A country military strenght shows how peaceful and more prosperous a country will be, there is a popular saying that "to have peace, you have to prepare for a war.

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The Beautiful Pictures Of The Nigeria ATR-42 Spy Aircraft.

POLITICS

Three Men That Were Almost Nigeria's Head-of-State, Including One That Contested To Govern His State

At the various times that the military were at the helms of affairs in Nigeria, they came with their intrigues.Unlike in a democracy when the leadership are decided at the polls, the military head-of-states emerge through coups and hierarchies.A group of men, known as the Supreme Military Council decides on behalf of the country when there is a lacuna.

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Three Men That Were Almost Nigeria's Head-of-State, Including One That Contested To Govern His State

MILITARY

Today's Headlines:Obasanjo, Jonathan Allegedly Caused Bandits Attack -Umahi, NCC Issue Fresh Warning

Eight Killed In UGM, Security Forces Gun Battle Security operatives made a breakthrough for the first time in Imo this year as they successfully resisted and repelled an attack on Orlu Divisional Police Headquarters by unknown gunmen.The attack, which happened Thursday night, saw the joint security operatives killing about eight hoodlums in the gun duel.

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Today's Headlines:Obasanjo, Jonathan Allegedly Caused Bandits Attack -Umahi, NCC Issue Fresh Warning

POLITICS

Opinion : Ironsi Didn't Abolish The Regions. If He Did, On Which Capacity Was Ojukwu Acting?

Ijia Notis.History is not a dead subject.The essence of knowing it is to learn from it and no one is a great learner than the one who asks fundamental questions about what he has been taught.It is generally believed among most Nigerians that the first military head of states of the country,General J.T.U.

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Opinion : Ironsi Didn't Abolish The Regions. If He Did, On Which Capacity Was Ojukwu Acting?

POLITICS

Opinion: Obasanjo, Two Other Former Presidents The PDP Would Need To Reclaim Power In 2023

The Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) has begun plans to reclaim power in 2023 having lost to the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the last two elections.Now that the party has learned from its mistakes couple with the current government failing to deliver in all its promises, there is a need for the PDP to strategist and think of better ways to defeat the APC at the polls.

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Opinion: Obasanjo, Two Other Former Presidents The PDP Would Need To Reclaim Power In 2023

SOCIETY

Meet Aisha, The Stunning Daughter Of Murtala Muhammed Who Is A Lawyer

Murtala Muhammed was a former Nigerian military Head of State who held sway in power from July 1975 until he was assassinated in February 1976.He was born as Murtala Ramat Muhammed on the 8th day of November 1938.Born into the Fulani ruling class of the Kano Emirate, he grew up in the Emir Of Kano's palace and had his primary education at Cikin Gida Elementary School, which was situated in the Emirs palace.

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Meet Aisha, The Stunning Daughter Of Murtala Muhammed Who Is A Lawyer

POLITICS

Read what former President Olusegun Obasanjo says about call for secession in Nigeria

Former Nigerian President, Cheif Olusegun Obasanjo have explained that he has not heard about those who are agitating for Secession in the country.Even though IPOB and those who are agitating for Oduduwa Nation are among those calling for the break-up of the country, the former President said he does not have it's knowledge.

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Read what former President Olusegun Obasanjo says about call for secession in Nigeria

POLITICS

61 Years Of Independence In View: Meet The Past And Present Leaders Of Nigeria

Nigeria has experienced times and hardships in 1914 that influenced its leadership.Nigeria has seen the rise and fall of several democratic and military presidents in the course of 61 years since its independence.Continue reading to see a list of Nigerian presidents from 1960 to the present.

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61 Years Of Independence In View: Meet The Past And Present Leaders Of Nigeria

MILITARY

The Myth Behind The Crocodile Staff (Charlie) Of Late General Aguiyi- Ironsi

Instead of swagger sticks, used by military Generals to supplement their dressings, General Aguiyi- Ironsi decided to fall in love with a crocodile staff.General Aguiyi- Ironsi's swagger staff called " Charlie" was believed by many to have possessed magical powers that keep him safe from bullets.

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The Myth Behind The Crocodile Staff (Charlie) Of Late General Aguiyi- Ironsi

MILITARY

Why Aguiyi-Ironsi, Was Killed In The Counter Coup Of 1966

T.Y Danjuma, who was the former defense Minister of Nigeria.Masterminded the killing of Aguiyi-Ironsi, in 1966, which led to Nigeria`s Civil war.He is a Christian from middle-belt, together with General Yakubu Gowon.To fully understand the root cause of this problem, we need to go back to the very beginning.

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Why Aguiyi-Ironsi, Was Killed In The Counter Coup Of 1966

POLITICS

Military Coup Shouldn't Be An Option, Nigerians Should Kick Against It.

If it was possible to go back in time and erase a part of Nigerian history, I would probably erase the first military coup because many top Nigerian politicians in charge of Nigeria today were born during the first military coup and the Nigerian civil war.A lot of people still have scars, old wounds that have refused to heal.

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Military Coup Shouldn't Be An Option, Nigerians Should Kick Against It.

POLITICS

Check out economic policies of Murtala’s regime amidst Lai Mohammed blaming the nation's current insecurity on the former head of state's regime

General Murtala Ramat Mohammed was Nigeria’s 4th head of state, he ruled from 30th July, 1975 to 13th February, 1976.He was highly prominent for his active role during the Nigerian Civil war.He led a section of the Nigerian Army in their fight against the Biafra Army.

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Check out economic policies of Murtala’s regime amidst Lai Mohammed blaming the nation's current insecurity on the former head of state's regime

POLITICS

Things To Know About Olusegun Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo (GCFR), is a Nigerian political and military leader who served as Nigeria's Head of State, from 1976 to 1979 and later as Nigeria's President from 1999 to 2007.Obasanjo was born on 5th March 1937 (84 years), in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Things To Know About Olusegun Obasanjo

SOCIETY

Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin The Author Of Nigeria's National Pledge Dies At 83.

After a brief illness, the author of Nigeria's pledge, Prof. Mrs. Felicia Adebola Dies at the age of 83 years.The nationalist was a professor at the prestigious University of Lagos.She received her Ph.D. from the University Of Lagos in 1981.She was the person that wrote the pledge which was modified by the military government of Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and was made compulsory for children in schools to recite in assembly.

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Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin The Author Of Nigeria's National Pledge Dies At 83.