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NADECO back, says Nigeria is back to dictatorship

• Declares raid on south-east as gradual military takeover • Seeks return to 1963 Constitution • Decries misinformation about restructuring • Atiku insists only lazy states are afraid of restructuring • Wants regions to control own resources • Presidency warns against toying with nation’s unity Members of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), the group of pro-democracy

War of words ratchets up between Kim and Trump

An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea’s leader a “madman,” a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. Hours earlier, in a rare personal attack,

Buhari charges ECOWAS on safety of water transportation

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday charged members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in charge of water transportation to provide adequate safety for the passengers who travel by water. He stated this when he paid a condolence visit to the President of Niger Republic, Muhammad Yusuf at Niamey, noting

IPOB urges court to set aside its proscription

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order of the court, setting aside its ex-injunction dated September 20. In a motion on notice brought pursuant to Section 6(6)(1)(4), the respondent/applicant (IPOB), through its lead counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, and which was filed September 21, held

Osinbajo, Odigie-Oyegun, Sheriff meet at Villa

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday held a closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The mission of the erstwhile governor of Borno State to the seat of power was

Northern governors meet Okorocha, reaffirm Nigeria’s unity

A team of five northern governors yesterday met with their Imo State counterpart, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, and resolved to work for the indivisibility of Nigeria. The delegation, comprising the chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum and chief executive of Borno State, Kashim Shettima as well his Kebbi, Sokoto, Katsina and Plateau colleagues,