El-Zakzakky: Anti-IMN protesters take over NASS

….say movement remains a political group Commercial activities in the Federal Capital city were on Tuesday halt momentarily following a protest against the menace of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, INM. The protest, which was championed by the Concerned Women/Africa Arise for Change Network was well attended by angry Nigerians, who insisted the activities of INM have political undertones. The tall took off at Unity Fountain and is terminated at the National Assembly complex. Speaking during the well-attended rally, Princess Ajibola, convener of the group, called on the National Assembly…

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COAS, Buratai warns against politicization of security, says Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has strongly warned those individuals who are unnecessarily politicizing security-related issues in the country for undue political gains to henceforth refrain from doing so. General Buratai gave the warning when he paid an operational visit to troops of Exercise Harbin Kunama III at 1 Division Super Camp Kuyelo at Kuyelo district, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday. Acting Director Army Public Relations Col. Sagir Musa who stated this in a Press Release signed and made…

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Borno emir returns home 5 years after displacement by Boko Haram

The Emir of Gwoza in Borno State, Mohammed Shehu-Timta, has returned home following relative peace and security five years after displacement from the kingdom by Boko Haram insurgents. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that mammoth crowd gathered at Pulka and major streets in Gwoza metropolis on Monday to give the first class traditional ruler a rousing welcome. Mr Shehu-Timta who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the state, Usman Kadafur, Ali Ndume, the senator for Borno South, members of the state House of Assembly and village heads,…

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Magu decorates NYSC DG anti-corruption ambassador

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has conferred on the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the honour of ‘Anti-Corruption Ambassador’. The anti-graft agency boss awarded the newly appointed NYSC DG with the prestigious award on Monday when the latter led his team on a visit to the headquarters of the EFCC. Among others, the pair discussed potential collaboration between the two agencies in the fight against corruption. Like Magu, the NYSC DG is renowned for his…

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