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The days of coups are over, Presidency tells those calling for revolution

  *Garba Shehu* STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE ELECTIONS MORE APPROPRIATE FOR CHANGE OF GOVERNMENT, NOT “REVOLUTION’’ – PRESIDENCY TELLS GROUP Following calls circulating on social and digital media, an organisation that calls itself the “Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria” plans a “revolution” march tomorrow, Monday 5th August, with the aim of bringing “regime change” in Nigeria without ... Read More »

Ogun APC thanks President Buhari, commends Governor, Police for Pastors’ rescue

Ogun APC thanks President Buhari, commends Governor, Police for Pastors’ rescue

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given kudos to the men and officers of the Anti-Kidnapping and Anti-Cultism Unit of the Nigerian Police Force, Ogun State Command, for the swift rescue of five pastors who were kidnapped along the Benin-Sagamu Express Way, Ogun State, last Friday. In a statement made available to the media on ... Read More »

Miyetti Allah leader shot dead

Miyetti Allah leader shot dead

  A  leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Saidu Kolaku has been killed by unknown gunmen. He was until his death a zonal vice chairman of the cattle breeders association. A statement by the police spokesman in Adamawa State, Sulaiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident, revealed that the gunmen invaded the resident of Miyetti Allah ... Read More »

Sowore in touch with ‘foreign actors’ to destabilize Nigeria, says DSS

Sowore in touch with ‘foreign actors’ to destabilize Nigeria, says DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday said Sahara Reporters publisher and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the 2019 General Elections, Omoyele Sowore, was working with ‘foreign actors’ to destabilize Nigeria. Addressing a Press conference in Abuja , spokesman of the DSS, Mr. Peter Afunanya, said Sowore was arrested because “he called for a revolution ... Read More »

Alleged cultist arrested on his way to eliminate another cult member

Alleged cultist arrested on his way to eliminate another cult member

  By Owolola Adebola Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Biodun Adelokun, said to be a notorious Aiye cult member on his way to allegedly eliminate a member of rival cult member in Ogijo area of the state. The suspect was on 24th of July 2019 arrested by policemen attached to Ogijo Division who are on ... Read More »

How Buhari lifted over  5 million Nigerians from poverty-BMO

How Buhari lifted over 5 million Nigerians from poverty-BMO

  President Buhari’s goal to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years is on course, says the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO). According to the group, the President’s success in lifting five million Nigerians out of the poverty bracket in a short time is quite commendable and a sign of greater things to come. In a statement signed ... Read More »

CPJ joins call for U.N. Human Rights Council to extend mandate of Burundi Commission of Inquiry

CPJ joins call for U.N. Human Rights Council to extend mandate of Burundi Commission of Inquiry

*A man stands in front of a plaque in honor of missing Burundian journalist Jean Bigirimana in Bujumbura during a commemoration to mark one year after the journalist’s disappearance on July 21, 2017. On August 2, 2019, CPJ joined a call for the U.N. Human Rights Council to extend the mandate of the Burundi Commission of Inquiry. (AFP/STRINGER)* The Committee ... Read More »

Academy of Letters Commends Oloyede for transforming JAMB

Academy of Letters Commends Oloyede for transforming JAMB

  Prof Oloyede* The Nigerian Academy of L e t t e r s ( N A L ) h as commended the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, for the transformations he has brought to public service, particularly in the running of JAMB. The commendation was made at the first biennial conference of ... Read More »

MURIC calls for immediate and unconditional release of Sowore

MURIC calls for immediate and unconditional release of Sowore

  Sowore* The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for an immediate and unconditional release of Omoyele Sowore. Sowore presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last election, was arrested around 1.35 am Saturday, 3rdAugust, 2019 by agents of the Department of State Security (DSS).He is also the convener of #Revolutionnow and his arrest may not be ... Read More »