Monthly Archives: June 2018

We Won’t Tolerate Cattle Ranches In Southwest, Says Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has rejected Federal Government’s proposed cattle ranches in the six states of the Southwest and other Yoruba-speaking states. It described the plan as an imperialist agenda to create Federal cattle territories across Nigeria. At its monthly meeting yesterday at the home of its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, Afenifere cautioned ...

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There’s No Alternative To Restructuring – Atiku Counters President Buhari

A former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, countered President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on the restructuring of the country, saying there was no alternative to restructuring if Nigeria must make progress. Atiku stated that he remained resolute in his support for the restructuring of the country, positing that there was “too much power” in the hands of the Federal Government, ...

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Plateau Killings: Angry Youths Take Over Government House, Turn Violent

@POLITICSNGR Hundreds of angry protesters have stormed the Plateau state government house over the recent spate of killings in the state. The killings which have claimed over 200 lives have been condemned by Nigerians all over the country with many calling on the President. Muhammadu Buhari to act. The protesters went round the major streets of Jos before taking their ...

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Mikel Obi – Why I Rejected Man United For Chelsea

John Obi Mikel has revealed that he rejected a move to Manchester United and opted for Chelsea because the London club were prepared to sign three more Nigerian players. Mikel was 18 at the time and playing for Norwegian club Lyn Oslo when he was filmed accepting a Man United shIrt from club representative Jim Ryan with the number 21 ...

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Indian Hemp Served As Souvenirs At Ceremonies In Onitsha

A non-governmental organization identified as Come Alive Initiative raised an alarm over the use of Indian Hemp as gift items during public functions in Onitsha. According to reports from Punch Metro, the alarm was raised on Tuesday. The organisation alleged that Indian hemp is sometimes served at burial ceremonies and other private functions to willing guests. The national coordinator of ...

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BREAKING: Plateau Killing: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara In Closed Door Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara behind closed doors. It was gathered that the meeting was requested by the presiding officers of the National Assembly over the Plateau killings that claimed over 200 lives. DAILY POST had reported that the Plateau ...

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Leonel Messi Reveals What They Did To Win Nigeria Yesterday

Lionel Messi, the Argentine ace player, who scored the opening goal against Nigeria in the last group D match of the FIFA World Cup in Russia has referred to the encounter as ‘a difficult one’. Speaking at the post-match conference shortly after his team beat Nigeria 2-1 at St. Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday, Messi who agreed that the match was ...

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Super Eagles Begin Their First Training In Russia Ahead Of World Cup

The Super Eagles who have arrived Russia for the world cup – held their first training session in Essentuki on Tuesday evening before departing their base for Kaliningrad on Wednesday. The Eagles’ first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup comes up against Croatia on Saturday at the 35,000 –capacity Kaliningrad Arena. The 2013 African Cup of Nations winners are ...

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