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HURIWA demands fair trial, justice for detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu 

Civil rights advocacy group- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday called for fair trial and justice for the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

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We need anti-defection law to check party cross-carpeting, says Olatunji

The rate at which elected political office holders defect from one political party to another without any consequence since the return of democratic rule in 1999 is not good for the development of strong democratic institutions in this country.

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Nigeria in most trying times since Civil War, says Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said a myriad of problems facing the country is the most challenging since the civil war. Nigeria president made the claim in his speech to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary. Buhari stated that “the past eighteen months have been some of the most difficult periods in the history of […]

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Federal lawmaker financing agitation for Nigeria's break up – Buhari

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Friday said a serving member of the National Assembly is among those financing the secessionist movements in the country. Buhari made the claim in his speech broadcast nationwide to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary. Africa’s largest economy is facing renewed calls for self-determination in the southeast and southwest regions. Agitators blamed […]

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Can Fani-Kayode bring secessionist agitators to peace table?

The title of this article was the exact question posed by a senior security official at an informal breakfast in August. It was at a time when speculations were rife that Chief Femi Fani-Kayode would defect to the All-Progressives Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). I have always referred to Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) […]

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Ortom warns government on ‘double standards’ over security, urges justice, fairness

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to rejig its policies to ensure equity, justice and fairness to all segments of the country for continued peace, unity and development.

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