Fulani Herdsmen:Terrorist or ……?

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari  appears to be  under intense pressure  within and outside the country to declare the Fulani  herdsmen as a terrorist group. This is because   their operational strategies, according to security experts are not quite different from  the Islamic Fundamentalists, Boko Haram, in the north east geo-political region, which was declared a terrorist group  by the then  government of  former President Goodluck Jonathan . The activities of the Fulani  herdsmen  in Communities invaded in different parts of the country, particular, Benue, taraba, Plateau and Zamfara, according…

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Presidential Ticket: PDP/CUPP Settles For Atiku, Favours Obi For VP

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Barring an 11th hour reconsideration and recalculations, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will be nominated by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP as its standard flag bearer for the 2019 presidential election. Atiku, a founding member of the PDP returned to the party last November after a sojourn in the All Progressives Congress, APC where he squared up against President Muhammadu Buhari for the party’s 2015 presidential ticket. Multiple PDP sources who spoke to The source individually on Atiku’s chances confirmed the party has narrowed its search…

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After fifteen years, Nigeria Unveils New National Carrier

By Uche Mbah After fifteen years in limbo, Federal Government resurrects Nigeria Airways with a different name: Nigeria Air. Incidentally, the unveiling of the logo of the new airline was done in London, the international capital of Nigeria. Most policy pronouncements of Nigeria in recent times are usually done in London. The unveiling of the logo as done during the ongoing international Airshow in Farnborough London, Minister of state for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, was elated with the prospect of having a new national Carrier which, according to him, will only…

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Fashola And DISCOs: Power-ful Liars

  By Oji Odu Both the Power Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola and the electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) should know that the supposedly gullible Nigerians are tired of all the bickering and lies they are always engaged in almost on weekly or monthly basis to explain to why the sector is not working. They should also know that Nigerians are no longer deceived or fooled by their theatrical fisticuffs while the helpless electricity consumers continues to be ripped-off on daily basis with the estimated and crazy monthly electricity bills…

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Court Jails Three Fraudsters Who Duped Bureau de Change

  By Chibuike Osuji Three people were recently found guilty of conspiracy to defraud and obtaining money with false pretense by the a Lagos based Federal High court presided over by Honorable justice Ibrahim Buba . The Accused, three individuals, Umem Anita, Isa Hassan and  Mfon  Iniunam and two corporate organizations,  Kafisto Oil and Gas Limited and M4 Connections Ltd. There various sentences range from ten years in prison to the refund of one million US dollars. Trouble started in 2014 when Dashad Bureau de Change, a parallel market licensed…

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