Nigeria: Herdsmen Attack – Buhari’s Silence Disturbing, Says Ibadan Chief

Photo: The Guardian Nigeria By Ola Ajayi A prominent traditional ruler in Ibadan, Chief Taye Ayorinde has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence over deadly activities of Fulani herdsmen across the country as disturbing and unacceptable. Chief Ayorinde, who spoke with Vanguard in Ibadan, Tuesday said it was unbelievable and disturbing …

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Amaechi: Unforeseen challenges delaying Lagos-Ibadan rail

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, unforeseen challenges are affecting the construction of a standard gauge railway line between Lagos and Ibadan. The $1.5 billion project was scheduled to be completed in December 2018. The minister said China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, the project contractor, has had to contend with …

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Ann Curry "not surprised" by Matt Lauer allegations, says verbal harassment was pervasive at NBC

In her first television interview since leaving NBC, former “Today” show host Ann Curry is speaking out about the firing of her former co-host Matt Lauer and the pervasive “verbal sexual” harassment during her time at NBC. Lauer was fired over “inappropriate sexual behavior” last November.  “I can say that …

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‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Video Golden State conservatives seek to form ‘New California’ Two men launch campaign to split rural areas from ‘tyrannical’ coastal cities. Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form of government” that doesn’t follow …

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We won’t owe any salary by next three months —Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has said that the issue of irregular payment of workers’ salaries in the state will become of the past by the next three or four months. He premised this assurance on the continued commitment of the state government to …

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North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

The two countries also agreed on Wednesday that their skiing teams would train together in the Masikryong ski resort in North Korea. The resort, a showpiece project of the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, was opened in 2013. South Korean officials said on Wednesday that the North’s delegation would include at …

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Osun LG election will hold despite litigation – OSIEC

Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission(OSIEC) Otunba Segun Oladitan, has announced that the Local Government election slated for January 27 in the state would still hold despite pending litigation. Oladitan made the submission while addressing OSIEC and ad-hoc staff of the commission in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, during a …

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Ogun Govt Sets Up Task Force To End Fuel Scarcity

The Ogun State Government has set up a Task Force with the mandate to monitor effective distribution of petrol towards bringing an end to the scarcity of the product in the state within 48-hours. Inaugurating the committee in Abeokuta, the state capital the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Taiwo …

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Army recovers 63 bags of Indian hemp from gang in Ondo State

The Nigerian Army says it has recovered 63 bags of  cannabis sativa (Indian hem) from a notorious gang in a forest in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Capt. Ojo Adenegan, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, disclosed this in a statement in Akure …

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