NANS Convention opens in Abuja, Students to elect new National officers.

More than 300 statutory delegates, Students and observers are expected to take part in the National convention of the National Association of Nigerian Students NANS, which opens in Abuja today. A statement by the media and publicity committee, of the NANS Convention Planning Committee, stated that the convention will deliberate on the State of Campuses, State of the Nation and issues of unity in the Students’ movement. “In addition, we have guests that are invited from within and outside the country and about 5000 Students, will be present at the…

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Group fingers Borno opposition behind Zabarmari killings, calls for probe

The North East Patriots Forum (NEPF) says there is a political undertone in the killing of farmers at Zarbamari community in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.   Contrary to reports, the group said the dastardly act may not have been committed by Boko Haram terrorists, rather aggrieved opposition politicians in Borno.  The forum, which made this known at a press conference on Monday, said the killings could be linked to the first local government elections in the state after 13 years.  Speaking on behalf of the group, Secretary-General, Alhaji Isah Bulama,…

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Group announces rally in support of President Buhari, Nigeria’s unity

The National Rebirth Movement (NRM) has announced a mega rally to show solidarity with President Muhammadu Buhari and the unity of Nigeria.  The group, in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Usman Abubakar, on Monday, said the rally is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1 at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.  According to Abubakar, the march is to set the records straight and garner support for the laudable efforts of President Buhari in addressing the myriads of challenges facing the country.  The group added that it also intends to send a strong message…

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Opposition sponsoring violence in Nigeria to discredit Buhari govt-DCN

The Democratic Coalition of Nigeria (DCN) has raised the alarm over what it termed the way, and manner members of the opposition have “continually initiated moves to undermine the sovereignty of Nigeria through the sponsorship violence across the country.” The group stated that the wave of violence across the country is indeed the handiwork of those that are hell-bent on truncating democracy in Nigeria in fulfilment of their desire to discredit the present administration in spite of its lofty plans and policies towards translating the hopes and aspirations of Nigerians…

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Exclusive: Troops of Nigerian Army and civilian JTF after rescuing 200 Zabarmari villagers from Boko Haram planned attacks.

Exclusive: Troops of Nigerian Army and civilian JTF after rescuing 200 Zabarmari villagers from Boko Haram planned attacks. The combined forces were equally responsible for the recovery of the 43 slained rice farmers by Boko Haram. Credible sources have authoritiavely revealed to TheNigerian News. Please follow and like us:0

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EndSARS: Don’t Subvert Truth Before Lagos Panel, Group Warns Lagos Govt, AMnesty International

The Lagos state government and Amnesty International, AI, have been warned to allow the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to probe the allegation of brutality against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos state to work without any form of interference. A civil society organisation, Advocates For Social Justice, at a press conference in Abuja, yesterday, warned the Lagos government and the rights group against subversion of truth before the commission. Mr. Agwu Gabriel Esq., Executive Director of the group said it is alarmed that a delegation from Lagos State…

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Intersociety clandestinely running terrorist organisation in Nigeria – CESJET

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised an alarm over the existence, secret sponsorship and operation of a terrorist organisation in the southern part of the country.  CESJET, in a statement signed by its Executive Director, Comrade Ikpa Isaac, fingered supposed human rights group, InterSociety for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, to be behind the sect.  The centre said it came to this conclusion after a thorough forensic investigation conducted by a team of experts.  According to Comrade Ikpa, the group, in alliance with the proscribed Indigenous People of…

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Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election: PDP’s Odey Reaping The Benefits Of Grassroots Political Structure

As the Senatorial by-election in Cross River State to replace late Senator Rose Oko in the Northern Senatorial District draws closer, the mammoth crowd and overwhelming support being accorded the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Stephen Odey, has been attributed to years of political reengineering at the grassroots level. Odey whose years of teaching in primary and secondary schools and association with people at the grassroots level have earned him praises and unprecedented supports since he emerged as the PDP candidate, was the immediate past Chairman of…

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INEC: Ignore Campaign of Calumny against Mahmud, CPA urges Senate

The Centre for Public Accountability CPA, has asked the Senate to ignore what it described as a campaign of calumny against the reappointment of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. CPA in a statement by its Executive Director, Olufemi Lawson, on Friday noted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s reappointment of Prof. Mahmood is a confirmation of his brilliant performance, during his first term, as the Chairman of the commission. He described those behind the recent media campaign against the INEC boss, as fifth columnists,…

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Gen. Buratai: Nigeria’s Redeemer @60

By David Onmeje Time is no respecter of persons. It is the only vehicle of existence which waits for no one on its voyage. On a day like yesterday, November 24, a Nigerian was born to a peasant family in an obscure community called Buratai village in Biu town of present day, Borno state, in Nigeria’s Northeast. He was named Tukur Yusuf Buratai. No comets were seen on the day of his birth neither did kings nor queens warm his arrival on earth. Perhaps, a handful of neighbours heard the…

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