Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km south of Bosaso city in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military officer, al Shabaab and residents said on Friday. Residents in Af Urur told Reuters that the town is now controlled by al Shabaab. “When we woke up this morning, we […]
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Ahead of the forthcoming presidential election, top ex-militant leaders under the umbrella of Niger Delta Ex-militants for Peace and Good Governance (NDEPG), yesterday, endorsed Hamza-Al-Mustapha as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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FOLLOWING increasing cases of farmers/herdsmen clashes leading to loss of lives and properties across Nigeria, Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has taken the campaign for peace and tolerance to the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for spiritual intervention.
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FORMER Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd), has described as “false and mischief,” a report that he had abandoned the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, of which he is a major stakeholder.
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LAFIA--There are strong indications of looming crisis between the legislature and the executive members in Nasarawa state as both the Speaker, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi and members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly were denied entry into the government House venue of the inauguration of the local government chairmen elected, weekend, by the Al-Makura Aides in Lafia.
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John Alechenu, OLALEKAN ADETAYO and JUSTIN TYOPUUSU The former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Al-Hassan, on Saturday, officially joined the United Democratic Party only a few hours after resigning from her position and the ruling All Progressives Party. Al-Hassan said on Twitter, “I have officially joined my next political party with seven […]