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Ohaneze Ndigbo lauds Atiku for speaking out in favour of restructuring Nigeria

PAN-Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohaneze Ndigbo has expressed delight at the fact that former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has joined the ranks of Nigerians asking for a restructuring of the federation.



Osinbajo unveils details of northeast redevelopment plan aimed at post-Boko Haram reconstruction

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has revealed plans to start the implementation of a comprehensive rebuilding programme for northeast Nigeria to address the social problems caused by the Boko Haram insurgency.



Buhari writes to Guinean President Alpha Conde thanking him for organising nationwide prayers

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to President Alpha Conde of Guinea to thank him for conducting nationwide prayers for him last week after his colleague called on his citizens to seek diving help for the Nigerian leader.



Southwestern governors agree to launch 25-year regional development plan to boost prosperity

GOVERNORS of the six states that make up the southwestern geo-political zone have resolved to strengthen regional integration with a 25-year development plan as a pathway to the prosperity and economic diversification.



15 political parties form a coalition to stand consensus candidate in 2019 presidential election

FIFTEEN political parties have formed a new group called the Coalition for a New Nigeria (CNN) and agreed to field a consensus candidate in the presidential elections due to take place 2019.



Ipob leader Nnamdi Kanu warns Igbos living in northern Nigeria that they do so at their own risk

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has warned Igbos living in northern Nigeria that they are doing so at their own risk warning that if they chose to remain there they only have themselves to blame.



Kano police boss revealed that arrested Boko Haram insurgent was a former air force soldier

KANO State police commissioner Rabiu Yusuf has revealed that one of the Boko Haram suspects who recently engaged his men in a gun battle was dismissed from the Nigeria Air Force (Naf).


Last week, men of the Kano State Police Command were engaged in a fierce gun battle with Boko Haram. According to Mr Yusuf, the dismissed Naf officer escaped with gunshot wounds from the clash which took place at Gaya in Unogo Local Government Are of Kano State.



Niger State governor's wife advocates minimum sentence of life imprisonment for rapists

WIFE of the Niger State governor Dr Amina Bello has called for life imprisonment for those convicted of rape arguing that it is the only way to address the widespread prevalence of the crime.



Governors from across southwest converge in Abeokuta to discuss economic collaboration

GOVERNORS of the six states making up Nigeria's southwestern geo-political zone have held a Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (Dawn) commission meeting today where they pledged to harmonise their activities to enhance socio-economic development.



UK well-wishers and generous donors help raise over £1,040 for Igbokoda Kingdom in Ondo State

WELL-wishers and public spirited individuals in the UK have successfully raised a sum of over £1,000 to fund healthcare provision in the Igbokoda Kingdom of Ondo State charity Extraordinary Achievers successfully held a fundraising event over the weekend.




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