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Enough of bloodshed in Nigeria! CAN orders protests over herdsmen killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has resolved to organise protests against continuous killings of dwellers in Benue State and surrounding states by herdsmen. The President of CAN, Rev Olasupo Ayokunle, was reacting to the latest killing, where 17 worshippers and two Catholic priests were gunned down by herdsmen during morning funeral Mass in Benue State. Ayokunle urged Christians all over the country to hold a peaceful protest on Sunday April 29 in their various church premises. “CAN urges Christians in Nigeria to hold peaceful protests on the set aside date, on the premises of their churches, asking the Federal Government and...

Benue killings: Buhari issues warnings against ‘agents of disunity’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned the Benue communities against falling into the hands of those who are bent on causing disunity among them. The warning came after continuous killings in the Northern part of the country by herdsmen and reactions that followed, that the President is taking adequate step...

Prince William will best his younger brother, Prince Harry as he weds Meghan Markle

Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, will be the best man to his younger brother, Prince Harry at his wedding to Meghan Markle next month, Kensington Palace announced. The Palace said that Prince William is "honoured to have been asked, and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother...

Why Igbo need to vote out Buhari in 2019– Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the Igbo community to use their franchise to get the best for themselves by voting President Muhammadu Buhari out in 2019. Obasanjo said it would be "in their own interest" if the South-eastern Nigeria do the needful of voting the Buhari out and that...

Sowore: I will increase workers’ salaries if elected Nigerian president

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, who is also seeking Presidential seat in the 2019 election said on Wednesday that he would increase workers' salaries if elected. Sowore said this to group of newsmen immediately after featuring live programme on Rockcity F.M radio Station in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, adding that...

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APC chairman, others banned from seeking re-election

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday banned members who have spent eight years as ward, council and state executive members from seeking re-election in its May congresses. The National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu announced the ban in Ikeja, Lagos while addressing...

Dino Melaye injured, hospitalized after jumping off a police van

Senator Dino Melaye brought into Zankli hospital in the Mabushi district of Abuja. He was injured while allegedly jumping off a police vehicle around Area One that was conveying him to court in Lokoja, Kogi state.

What Nigerians should do to recycled politicians– Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said on Sunday that he had already formed his opinion about the government of the ruling All Progressives Congress and knew exactly “where I’m going to cast my vote” when voting time comes. But Soyinka warned Nigerians not to allow themselves to be hoodwinked by...

How to check N-Power 2017 list of final selection

The long awaited N-Power selection for the 2017 applicants is finally released and they can now check their names. To check if an applicant has been selected, login to npvn.npower.gov.ng/login with either his or her email or phone on the provide field and click the "Submit" button. Those eligible for the final selection...

Mace snatching: Ekweremadu reveals effect on Nigeria

Prof. Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy Senate President yesterday said the invasion of the Senate Chamber by thugs who snatched the mace has cost Nigeria a lot. Ekweremadu further explained that the implication of such incident on the Nigeria is that no foreign investor will have confidence in such a country...

Nigeria news online today Saturday, April 21, 2018

1.Several persons have been killed, others declared missing while over 30 houses were razed after suspected herdsmen attacked Anyiin, Mbagber Council Ward in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. Report says heavily armed men invaded the community late Thursday night and opened fire on the villagers, setting their...

How to Hit Stardom in Entertainment Industry

Editor's Note: SamChuks Emeka did not only exemplified the immense opportunities that lies ahead of upcoming talent but what must be given up and step to climb to stardom. Topping his list is to follow his/her dream apart from the fact that a talent must have a good network. I...

David mark reveals why he sued Nigerian Govt

Former Senate President, David Mark has explained why he took the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property to a Federal High Court, Abuja. In the suit, Mark claimed that the panel planned to evict him from his residential property, which he duly acquired. The Federal Government had...