Tag: war

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ToluSeptember 4, 2016

No end in sight for #KenyansVsNigerians Twitter war

During the recent trip of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO to Nigeria, he took a short break from the country for a brief visit to Kenya. While ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

‘Slow and steady, we will win the race eventually’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has a retort for the critics of his administration- he believes in the long run he will ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 3, 2016

‘DSS and Army can’t win the war by feeding the President with false information’ – Avengers

Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, on Saturday, denied the report by the Department of State Services (DSS) that several Avenger ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 6, 2016

Opinion: Niger Delta Avengers; peace is cheaper than war

By Umar Hassan History will forever remember late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua’s handling of the Niger Delta Militancy when he ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

Buhari, Jonathan discuss Niger Delta militancy behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, are reported to have held a clandestine meeting on Thursday, at the Presidential ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 31, 2016

Runtown’s ‘life threatened’ by his record label

Nigerian singer, Runtown is at war with his record label, Ericmanny Limited over contractual issues. This was revealed through a set ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

The Conversation: ‘Fayose wants to start a civil war’

Every week, we go searching for everyday Nigerians and we have an unfiltered conversation via WhatsApp or BlackBerry with them ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 19, 2016

10 things we learnt from Max Siollun’s New York Times article on Boko Haram

Max Siollun of the New York Times wrote a piece on Boko Haram as an insurgency group and how the ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

‘We’ll achieve Biafra without war’ -IPOB

Secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Wednesday, vowed that it will not go to war to achieve ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 13, 2016

Demola Rewaju: Like Joe Igbokwe, I too see war, but not just in the Niger-Delta

The narrative of the last election was deliberately made simple to fool the simpleminded: portray Nigeria as a ship heading ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 12, 2016

The Federal Government has a new strategy for anti-corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, disclosed that the Nigerian government will adopt a new strategy in the fight against corruption. ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 8, 2016

Femi Falana: The frustrations of Buhari’s war against corruption

Since the Buhari Administration was inaugurated 10 months ago, there has been a wave of arrests of many alleged looters ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 10, 2016

Opinion: Letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation

Honourable Minister, If you read the open letter that I wrote to CJN Mahmud Mohammed in this column last week, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 10, 2016

‘Economic terrorists’ at war with the Naira… EFCC called to action [DETAILS]

‘Unscrupulous elements hiding under the cloak of market forces’ are behind the problems bedeviling the Nigerian currency- Naira- says the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 27, 2016

‘There’s urgent need to prevent Boko Haram from regenerating’ – US

The United States is proposing to provide Nigeria with further military assistance, possibly in the form of elite soldiers to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 1, 2016

Jonathan bought expired, substandard weapons and ammunition – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the weapons, arms and ammunition purchased by the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, to fight ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2016

‘Those who stole us dry are powerful… but we’ll not relent’ – Lai Mohammed

by Emeka Nwankwo The Nigerian government is relishing in the recent endorsement of its anti-corruption war by the U.S government. ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 21, 2016

Phillip Obaji: How terrorists recruit Africa’s children

In the aftermath of the attack on a hotel in Burkina Faso on Friday, just as in the attack on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 23, 2015

N18,000 minimum wage: ‘We’re ready for battle’ – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, has declared its intention to fight the attempt by the Governors’ Forum to renege on the N18,000 national ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2015

Army promotes 5,000 soldiers involved in Boko Haram war

5,000 soldiers, who are involved in the war against Boko Haram, have been approved for promotion by the Nigeria Army. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 14, 2015

Army says this is why they are defeating Boko Haram

The Acting Director, Defence Information, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, says that the collaboration between the Nigerian Air Force and the ground ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2015

Opinion: Why Buhari may not succeed in fighting corruption

It is no more news in the country that the ultimate mission of Buhari is to combat and eradicate the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2015

South Africa is happy with President Buhari – Here’s why

While President Buhari is being advised to tread with caution in his anti-corruption war, folks beyond these shores are impressed ...

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Janeth JAugust 31, 2015

The Presidency is waging a non-negotiable war on corruption

The Presidency has declared war on corruption and it is not negotiable. This was disclosed in a statement by the Senior Special ...

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Janeth JJuly 13, 2015

This Senator knows for sure that Buhari and Saraki are not at war

Senator, representing Bauchi South at the National Assembly, Ali Wakili, has debunked any insinuations that there is a cold war ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 4, 2015

“Most wars end at the negotiation table” | Is the Presidency reaching out to Boko Haram?

Perhaps, the recent spate of attacks by terrorist sect, Boko Haram, is responsible for the talks of negotiation by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 25, 2015

We hear 10 policemen are being detained for refusing to join Boko Haram war

by Iyobosa Omoregie According to Punch Newspapers, 10 policemen trained in counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism in Belarus, are being detained in ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

@Delemomodu: Goodluck Jonathan’s camp is prepared for war

by Dele Momodu Speak to anyone in President Jonathan’s camp and you are likely to get a glimpse of the ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 25, 2014

@micahesq: Revisiting the popular Kiriji war- The legends of Ogedengbe

by Micah Stephen The beat of the drums would be loud, the sequence of times will not cleanse the footsteps ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 18, 2014

A retired General talks about the war in the North-East : This is how to win

by G.B.E Onwuneme The Nigerian Armed Forces, in particular, the Nigeria Army, have distinguished themselves right from Independence, in terms ...

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