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Fulani cattle herdsmen burn down Catholic seminary in Adamawa as they raise Bare town to the ground

GUNMEN suspected to be Fulani cattle herdsmen have attacked the Bare community in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State and burnt down a Catholic seminary and  a number of houses



Niger Delta militants give Buhari and APC conditions that must be met for elections to hold in the south-south

NIGER Delta militants have presented President Muhammadu Buhari with a list of conditions that must be met for there to be peaceful elections in the south-south next month including a demand that the chief judge of Nigeria be left in place.



National Industrial Court of Nigeria upholds judgement halting any action against Justice Onnoghen for now

EMBATTLED chief judge of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen received a further reprieve today when the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) upheld an earlier judgement refraining the government from taking any further action against him for now.



Borno State governor declares today a public holiday as Buhari lands in Maiduguri on campaign tour

BORNO State's Governor Kashim Shettima has declared today a public holiday so the people of the state can welcome President Muhammadu Buhari as he arrives in Maiduguri as part of his presidential election campaign tour.



Nigerian goalkeeper Dele Alampasu breaks into Feirense's starting line-up in Portuguese league

NIGERIAN goalkeeper Dele Alampasu has finally got his big breakthrough in the Portuguese league starting for first division side CD Feirense over the weekend in a Primera Liga game against fellow strugglers Aves.



US warns its citizens in Nigeria of possible attacks by Boko Haram and Isis during elections

WASHINGTON has warned that Boko Haram and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis)  are planning to disrupt Nigeria's forthcoming elections with a bombing campaign that will involving attacking public venues and markets.



Government plans to create 5m jobs in agri-business after taking out Brazilian $1.1bn farming loan

GOVERNMENT ministers expect as many as 5m new jobs to be created in the Nigerian agribusiness sector following the recent decision to take out a $1.1bn agricultural loan from Brazil that will be used to fund a radical expansion programme.



Nigeria loses out on cashew exports to Vietnam and price volatility leads to cancellation of 37,000 tonne order

VIETNAM recently rejected 37,000 tonnes of Nigerian cashew over a major pricing disagreement as market volatility led to Vietnamese banks withdrawing trade finance resulting in the cancelation of shipments.



Igwe of Amanuke Kingdom in Anambra State donates Hilux bus to Buhari's re-election campaign

ANAMBRA State traditional ruler His Royal Highness Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo the paramount ruler of Amanuke Kingdom has donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari's election campaign.




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