Yoruba/Hausa Clash: Nigeria First calls for understanding, tolerance amongst ethnic groups

The Nigeria First movement has called for better understanding and tolerance amongst Nigerians of different ethnic groups in the country amidst heightened tension in Oyo State.  The group expressed worry over the crisis in the state where some Nigerians appear to be targeted, attacked and even killed over their ethnicity.  In a statement signed by its President/Director General, Patriot Philip Agbese, on Monday, the Nigerians said this ugly development must not be allowed to continue.  According to Agbese, from all indications, those behind the criminalities that culminated into ethnic strife may not even…

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Buratai, other ambassadors will make Africa proud – Don.

By: Phillipe Agebese The nomination of the immediate past chief of army staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai ( rtd), and other former service chiefs have been hailed as a step in the right direction in galvanizing the support of the international community in the quest towards addressing the security challenges in the country. This was stated by Dr. Thomas Uzah, the head of the department of mass communications, Kwararafa University during a media parley recently. He stated that the nominations of the former service chiefs were indeed a masterstroke by…

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Sadiya Farouq: That special touch in the cabinet

By Philip Agbese Unmistakably, President Muhammadu Buhari has an unquenchable obsession with the plight of the poor and vulnerable Nigerians. A pivotal aspect of his leadership of the nation is to ensure, platforms are erected for less privileged Nigerians to also have access to the nation’s commonwealth, and relish economic empowerment or be assisted through government support schemes to live meaningful lives. It is evident in the policies and actions of his administration, which have become more pronounced especially in this journey to the #NextLevel. The pursuit of this agenda…

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Foreign mission alerted to plots by IPOB, other terrorists to blackmail Nigerian diplomats

Th Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has drawn the attention of foreign missions to plots by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and their cohorts to blackmail the immediate past service chiefs.  According to the group, the proscribed group and their NGO members through their petition aims to criminally malign the country’s former military heads and ultimately scuttle their imminent confirmation as ambassadors.  The SHAC raised this alarm on Monday at a press conference in Abuja.  In his address, Comrade Ogbe Owoicho, Director, Foreign Affairs said the petition has all the handwritings…

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