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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others blast Presidency over comments on Obasanjo

Nigerian major socio-political groups which last week held a meeting attended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have faulted the Muhammadu Buhari government over its comments against the event. The groups, Afenifere, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Middle Belt Forum in a joint statement on Monday said the presidency is Read more

It’s an insult to invite us for roundtable meeting with Miyetti herders - Southern, Middle Belt leaders/newsheadline247.com
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It’s an insult to invite us for roundtable meeting with Miyetti herders – Southern, Middle Belt leaders tell Abubakar

Leaders from the Southern and Middle Belt Regions of Nigeria have boycotted the national security summit organised by former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar following the invitation of herdsmen association to the summit. The leaders, under the aegis of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), yesterday, turned down the invitation by the Read more

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Southern leaders renew call for restructuring; demand fair treatment for all citizens

Nigerian southern leaders comprising of the south-south, south-west, south-east and middle belt Saturday met in Yenagoa and reiterated the need for the country to be restructured. The renewed call by the leaders was the outcome of a mega rally organised by the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. They said restructuring is Read more