Trump asked to press Buhari on list of corrupt officials and ban them from entering the US

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has been urged by Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (Serap) to confront President Muhammadu Buhari over his refusal to publish the list of corrupt officials with a view to banning them from entering the US.

 

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PDP urges Ndigbo not to believe APC promise that they will produce the next president after Buhari

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the southeast geo-political zone not to believe the promise of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that it would be allowed to produce the next leader if its backs President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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Nigerian Army declares three Unicef staff persona non-gratia over their criticism of military operations

NIGERIAN Army commanders have declared three Unicef staff as persona non-grata following their criticism of the military operations in the northeast and claims that soldiers raped over 20 girls in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps.

 

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Buhari confesses that had he not gone to school he would have been a Fulani cattle herdsman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari confessed that had he not had the opportunity of going to school he might have been one of the irate Fulani youths participating in the ongoing attacks against farmers across Nigeria's Middle Belt.

 

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Dino Melaye's brother and three others remanded in custody for facilitating his escape from police

SENATOR Dino Melaye's brother Samuel has been remanded in custody by an Abuja magistrates court along with three others after a judge upheld a police complaint that they were trying to uphold the dispensation of justice.

 

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National Economic Council recommends banning nomadic herdsmen and urges the use of ranches

NIGERIA'S National Economic Council (NEC) has recommended a ban on the movement of herdsmen across the country as a way of stopping the incessant killings being carried by Fulani pastoralists.

 

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US report says Nigeria's fight against corruption is hampered by abuses and a lack of transparency

WASHINGTON has just published damning assessment of Nigeria in its 2017 Country Report on Human Rights detailing a catalogue of terrible abuses in the fight against corruption and a lack of transparency in general.

 

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Osinbajo says killing of Benue worshippers in a church is sacrilegious and a devilish act

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has described the recent killings of Christians in a Catholic church in Benue State by suspected Fulani cattle herdsmen as sacrilegious pointing out that only devilish people can murder in a place of worship.

 

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Fashola says Nigeria has not shown any signs of being ready for a post-oil economy

POWER and works minister Babatunde Fashola has expressed doubts about Nigeria's preparedness for a post-crude oil economy stating that the country is still fixated on living off the proceeds of raw petroleum exports.

 

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PDP chairman Uche Secondus gets court order refraining government from adding him to looters list

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Prince Uche Secondus has secured a high court injunction preventing information minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed from naming him among the list of looters published by the federal government.

 

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