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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