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Nothing must happen to Igboho, Agbekoya warns

…the association, kicked against the move by the Inspector-General of Police to arrest and bring Sunday Igboho to Abuja, describing the order as being biased. The Agbekoya Farmers Society, on Sunday, kicked against the Inspector-General of Police order to arrest and bring Sunday Adeyemi, popularly known as Sunday Igboho to Abuja adding that no harm Read more


Buhari appoints Nigeria’s first female ambassador to U.S.

By NAN Nigeria also recorded a historic first for a female public servant in a history-making week when Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first-ever African American and Asian American female Vice President of the United States. The Muhammadu Buhari administration recorded a feat with the appointment of Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria’s first female Ambassador to Read more

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Igboho: Watch your statement or face wrath of Yoruba nation, Gani Adams warns North, herders

…no amount of threat will stop us from securing our region from killer herdsmen Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, has warned the north and the herders association to watch their utterances or face the wrath of the Yoruba nation vowing that all attempts by northerners to turn the South-West Region of the Read more

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APC govt failure so glaring that “everybody knows” – Dalung

Nigerian former Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said the ruling All Progressives (APC) has failed the country and its citizens. Dalung, speaking in an interview with the Hausa section of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), said the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has not fulfilled its promises to Nigerians. He admitted Read more

Football SPORTS

NPFL: Nasarawa United extends unbeaten run, beats Warri Wolves 2-1 away

By Lukman Omikunle Nasarawa United had earlier stunned Heartland FC 2-1 in Owerri to record their first away victory in the 2020/21 NPFL season. Nasarawa United of Lafia, Nasarawa State, extends its unbeaten run in the Nigeria Professional Football League 2020/21 season after defeating Warri Wolves 2-1 away from home. The Sunday away victory, played at the Read more

IGP orders arrest of Sunday Igboho for giving exit ultimatum to Fulani - Presidency - newsheadline247.com
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Sunday Igboho: MBF faults IGP over moves to arrest Yoruba ethnic rights activist

“We stand in solidarity with Governor Akeredolu on his resolve to rid the forest reserves of bandits engaged in kidnappings and other crimes. The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has faulted the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu for ordering the arrest of the Yoruba Ethnic Rights Activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Read more

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Buhari Govt portraying itself as ‘defender of herders’ – Falana

The lawyer accused the federal government of not showing enough commitment to protecting all Nigerians. A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is portraying itself as the “defender of herders” in Nigeria. Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria stated this on Sunday while featuring on a Television Continental (TVC) Read more


Akufo-Addo expresses concern over insecurity in ECOWAS

AGENCY REPORT “We sympathise and extend our deep condolences to affected countries and the families of the victims.” President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government has called for concerted actions by member countries to effectively tackle insecurity in the region. Akufo-Addo made the appeal on Read more

Ondo: Akeredolu wins APC governorship primary
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No Nigerian can be expelled from any part of the country – Arewa replies Akeredolu on quit order

“We make bold to inform Nigerians that nobody has the right to expel a Nigerian from a particular part of Nigeria,” The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) from the Northern Region of Nigeria has warned that no one has the right to expel any Nigerian from any part of the country, adding that the constitution guarantees Read more