Why We Used ‘Force’ to Get Jammeh Out – Buhari

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, were compelled to force former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh out of office after losing re-election because…

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, were compelled to force former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh out of office after losing re-election because of the eminent political crisis his action was going to cause the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fulani Herdsmen – Orji Kalu Reacts, Says He’s Quoted Out of Context

[Vanguard] Umuahia -The former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday denied alleged media report in which he was quoted as saying that “those killing Nigerians are not Fulani herdsmen.”

[Vanguard] Umuahia -The former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday denied alleged media report in which he was quoted as saying that "those killing Nigerians are not Fulani herdsmen."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC in Fresh Move to Seize 15 Accounts Linked to Patience Jonathan

[Vanguard] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a fresh move to seize funds in 15 bank accounts allegedly linked to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

[Vanguard] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a fresh move to seize funds in 15 bank accounts allegedly linked to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Catholic Bishops Reject Cattle Colonies, Warn of ‘War’

[Premium Times] The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to suggest better alternatives to the establishment of grazing colonies proposed by the presidency.

[Premium Times] The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to suggest better alternatives to the establishment of grazing colonies proposed by the presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Killings – Declare State of Emergency On Security, Reps Tell Buhari

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the wake of deadly attacks in Benue and other states.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the wake of deadly attacks in Benue and other states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

El-Zakzaky – Group to Begin Daily Sit-Out for Shiite Leader’s Release

[Premium Times] A civic group says it would commence a daily sit-out on Wednesday to press for the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria who has been in custody since 2015.

[Premium Times] A civic group says it would commence a daily sit-out on Wednesday to press for the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria who has been in custody since 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dogara to Buhari – Fuel Scarcity, Subsidy a ‘Betrayal’

[Premium Times] The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed his frustration with the ongoing fuel crisis, accusing the executive arm of “betrayal”.

[Premium Times] The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed his frustration with the ongoing fuel crisis, accusing the executive arm of "betrayal".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Gives Police Chief 14 Days to Arrest, Prosecute Benue Killers

[Premium Times] The Senate has given the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, 14 days to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of violence in Benue, saying the identities

[Premium Times] The Senate has given the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, 14 days to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of violence in Benue, saying the identities

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria