DSS ‘arrests’ Ganduje’s aide Tanko-Yakasai after he called APC Govt a failure - newsheadline247.com
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DSS ‘arrests’ Ganduje’s aide Tanko-Yakasai after he called APC Govt a failure

“Not a single day goes by without some sort of insecurity in this land. This is a shame! Deal with terrorists decisively or resign.” Emerging details have indicated that the spokesperson of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, has been reportedly arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) after he Read more

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Igboho: Fani-Kayode warns FG over attempt to arrest Yoruba rights activist

“It is not only reckless but also very dangerous.” A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on Friday warned the Federal Government over its attempt to arrest Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho saying the move was not “is not only reckless but also very dangerous.” Fani-Kayode stated this via a series of Read more

Sunday Igboho announces Olayomi Koiki as spokesman…says he won’t grant interviews again - newsheadline247.com
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Igboho: DSS, police after Yoruba activist because he’s not a bandit – Afenifere

There is no sense in the attempted arrest Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-political group, has condemned the attempt by the men of the Department of State Services and the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho on Friday. Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin told The Punch Read more

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Insecurity: Bandits insist Buhari must physically lead dialogue

“During Abacha, there was allocation in the budget for the nomadic communities. There was no such thing again since Obasanjo became president. They stopped looking after the Fulanis. Their forests and grazing areas were taken over.” A group of bandits has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari must physically come to dialogue with its members while Read more

Container load of Tramadol intercepted as NDLEA raids Lagos drug cartel -newsheadlne247
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Container load of Tramadol intercepted as NDLEA raids Lagos drug cartel

A total of 614.396 kilograms of various hard drugs were seized during the extensive raid. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a container load of Tramadol at the Lagos Apapa seaport. This occurred after the Lagos operatives the anti-drug agency arrested 90 persons including an Indian during raids of some drug cartels Read more

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Bawa officially pronounced EFCC Chairman after Senate confirmation

The Senate, on Wednesday at the plenary session confirmed the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC). President Muhammadu Buhari had last week nominated Bawa for the role The new EFFC Chairman, while speaking during the screening, denied an allegation that he sold the seized property in Read more

Better roads ahead as FG grants individuals licence to build, maintain highways - newsheadline247.com
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Better roads ahead as FG grants individuals licence to build, maintain highways

Tollgates to return The certificate was issued by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). The federal government has said licence will be granted to individuals to build, operate and maintain some federal highways across the country. This arrangement is placed under the new Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI). This development is coming after the Read more

All The Details – How Lai Mohammed approved N2.5 billion ‘fraudulent’ payment, but claims ignorance - Report/newsheadline247
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Insecurity: Why FG cannot destroy bandits’ hideouts in forests – Lai Mohammed

“We cannot destroy the forest because of climate change.” Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has informed why the federal government will not destroy forests where bandits use as hideouts to carry out kidnappings in the country. Mohammed while speaking on Channels TV on how to eliminate bandits, said the ecosystem will be affected if Read more

North in ‘Extreme Backwardness’ under Buhari - newsheadline247.com
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CSOs warn Buhari on insecurity issue, dangle impeachment threat

“Where the President fails to fulfil his constitutional duties as stated above, we demand he step aside…” A coalition of 42 civil society organizations has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to deal with issues of insecurity across the country or risk impeachment. The CSOs, on Monday, warned that they would prevail on the National Assembly Read more

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Fulani Herders can’t acquire, settle on land by force and arms – Falana Tells Gov Mohammed

“…stop inciting herders to bear weapons without license and seizing forest reserves without authorisation.” Nigerian constitutional and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has said no individual, no matter highly placed he or she may be, is permitted to forcefully acquire land and settle on it by force and arms in any state in the Read more