DSS confirms Ganduje’s sacked aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai in custody - newsheadline247.com
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DSS confirms Ganduje’s sacked aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai in custody

The State Director of the security agency had earlier denied that Tanko-Yakasai was in their custody. The Department of State Services (DSS), has admitted they arrested Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, who was sacked by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State after he condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to end the security crisis rocking the country. The Read more

Insecurity: Ganduje sacks aide, Tanko-Yakasai, for criticising Buhari, APC Govt - newsheadline247
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Insecurity: Ganduje sacks aide, Tanko-Yakasai, for criticising Buhari, APC Govt

“Yakasai was sacked “over his continued unguarded comments and utterances…” The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has fired his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, just a day after he condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to end the security crisis rocking the country. Ganduje who announced the sacking of Tanko-Yakasai through the Read more

Peace Ambassador: NCPC refutes Tonto Dikeh’s appointment claims
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Peace Ambassador: NCPC refutes Tonto Dikeh’s appointment claims

She was never appointed ambassador – NCPC The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has denied appointing popular Nollywood star actress, Tonto Dikeh, as its peace ambassador. Dikeh had on Friday broke the news of her appointment in an Instagram post while sharing a picture of herself alongside Yakubu Pam, the executive secretary of the NCPC, during her visit Read more

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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Police arrest, detain Ogun Deputy Speaker over alleged invasion

…the invasion was in connection with the hoarding of registration materials provided for the All Progressives Congress (APC) registration and revalidation exercise The Police on Friday arrested the Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri for allegedly leading suspected thugs to invade the residence of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), 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

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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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I won’t negotiate with bandits but smoke them out if I were President – Orji Uzor Kalu

“I cannot. I will never, never negotiate with terrorists, they are terrorists. I will smoke them out” Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu says he would have tossed the idea of negotiating with the bandits and would instead smoke them out if he were the President of Nigeria. Kanu made the assertion shortly 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

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Biden quashes Trump’s ban on green card applicants into U.S

“shutting the door on legal immigrants does not advance the interests of the United States” American President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze issued by his predecessor Donald Trump that blocked many green card applicants from entering the United States, Reuters reported. Trump had last year halted the issuance of green cards until the Read more