PERSPECTIVE – Meanwhile, let’s solve the ‘Fulani Problem’

PERSPECTIVE – Meanwhile, let’s solve the ‘Fulani Problem’

The Fulani. Mr. Idang Alibi. By Idang Alibi If I were in a position to advice and I was sure of a listening audience and was convinced in my heart that my intervention will influence a positive decision to act otherwise, I would have strongly advised against running the angry editorial entitled ‘’Obadiah Mailafia’s Outrageous Falsehood’’ which our paper, the Daily Trust, ran on Dr. Obadiah Mailafia on August 16. That editorial was written in…

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District Head alerts on rising kidnappings in S/Kaduna

District Head alerts on rising kidnappings in S/Kaduna

Bandits. By Polycarp Auta Mr Nicholas Afel, the Acting District Head of Kamuru-Ikulu in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has decried the rising rate of kidnapping in the area. Afel spoke on Thursday at the sidelines of a two-day free medical outreach organised by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in the community. The district head, who said the increasing rate of kidnapping has become worrisome, decried the lack of a police station in the…

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PERSPECTIVE – Nigeria’s cattle routes

PERSPECTIVE – Nigeria’s cattle routes

President Muhammadu Buhari. MONDAY LINES By Lasisi Olagunju (Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 14 September, 2020) Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a few days ago, declared that Nigeria was becoming a failed state. He said the nation’s hitherto healing fault lines had been reopened by Buhari’s Fulani-first regime. Victims of the ongoing tragic experiences applauded Obasanjo. They said he spoke their pains and gave voice to the tears in their wreckage. The Buhari government…

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Edo election: I-G bars security aides from accompanying VIPs, Political appointees

Edo election: I-G bars security aides from accompanying VIPs, Political appointees

>Mr. Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police. By Monday Ijeh The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said the I-G had warned that anyone who flouted the order would be severely reprimanded. Mba said the I-G…

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Groups rally against kidnapping of women in Calabar

Groups rally against kidnapping of women in Calabar

Medical women, others protest against kidnapping in Calabar. By George Odok The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River Chapter and other women organisations on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful protest against kidnapping in the state. The other women groups include International Federation of Women Lawyers, Holy Child Old Girls Association, Nigerian Women of Journalists and Presbyterian Women. The peaceful protest, which was organised by the Medical Women Association in the state, went round…

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Eagle eyed NSCDC officers foil theft operation at Aniocha North Council

Eagle eyed NSCDC officers foil theft operation at Aniocha North Council

By Patrick Ochei A well rehearsed burglary operation at Aniocha North Local Government Council, Issele-Uku, Delta State, was today, Monday, September 7, 2020 foiled by gallant officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, attached to the Council Secretariat. Eye witness account has it that the operation, aimed at stealing a heavy duty borehole drilling machine, was masterminded by a staff of the Council (names withheld), a very senior officer in the Council’s Works…

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Dastardly, gory murder of Joy Onekansi; tied, stabbed, throat slit, buried in shallow grave

Dastardly, gory murder of Joy Onekansi; tied, stabbed, throat slit, buried in shallow grave

Miss Joy Obiageli Onekansi. The grave where Joy’s killers buried her, and from which her body was exhumed by homicide detectives. Miss joy Obiageli Onekansi, 35, a native of Okwunzu in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State is dead. She died in a grotesque encounter with her killers who live in her compound on Anene Street, opposite the Cenotaph, Asaba, Delta State capital. Fondly called Ada Jesus by her admirers, the product of…

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Stop ‘deve’ syndrome, Delta Govt. urges traditional rulers

Stop ‘deve’ syndrome, Delta Govt. urges traditional rulers

Mr. Charles Aniagwu, Delta’s Commissioner for Information. Traditional rulers and community leaders in the state have been called upon to help put an end to illegal levy placed on property builders and owners called ‘Deve’ This appeal was made by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu at a press briefing held in Asaba. Aniagwu stressed that the state government needs the cooperation of the traditional rulers and community leaders to stop the illegal levy…

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Gliding in the shadows of insecurity

Gliding in the shadows of insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari. Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa. President Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday peered into the last three years of his administration and released a volley of nine promises to be fulfilled. He must have looked back at the past five years of his government and found them littered with broken promises. I know his propagandists have been on full throttle these past years painting pictures of how he is transforming the country into…

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Delta Fresh Vision calls on Deji Adeyanju not to dabble in an unfamiliar communal turf

Delta Fresh Vision calls on Deji Adeyanju not to dabble in an unfamiliar communal turf

By Fred Akpewe DELTA FRESH VISION watched with consternation the deployment of lies,propaganda and defeaning hate campaign against Prince Ned Nwoko,a Prince of Idumuje Ugboko clan in a Facebook live programme anchored by Deji Adeyanju,the covener of Concerned Nigeria Group on wednesday, the 26th of August,2020. There is no iota of truth whatsoever in the sponsored lies that Prince Ned sequestered Idumuje land. The 90 hectares of land in question was duly applied for to…

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