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25 killed, 11 houses razed in fresh attacks as guests flee Plateau mass burial

  Fulani herdsmen killings in Plateau The mass burial of victims killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in several communities in Bassa Local Government of Plateau State was on Tuesday disrupted by a fresh attack which left 25 persons dead. Those to be given mass burial today were murdered between Thursday, March 8, 2018 when President Muhammadu Buhari paid an official visit to the beleaguered state, and Sunday, March 11. During the latest attack which took place by 7:00pm on…

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Herdsmen, farmers clashes can cause national war, Myetti Allah chairman, Umahi

                Herdsman with A-K 47 herding his cattle National Chairman of Myetti Allah, Alhaji Bello Bodejo,and Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday said the attendant killings of innocent Nigerians occasioned by herdsmen/farmers clashes have the capacity of causing national war,if not properly addressed. The duo explained that the matter needed cautious and diligent attention in handling the herdsmen/farmers clashes. They spoke at Government House, Abakaliki during enlarged security meeting over the recent herdsmen/villagers clash in Enyanwu Igwe…

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President Trump drops his Secretary of State, Tillerson

 US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson,  has been sackedy President Donald Trump. Reports said  that Mr. Tillerson was informed of his sack  while meeting with Nigeria`s President Mohammadu Buhari in Abuja. White House sources were quoted as saying that difference of opinion was the reason for the sack. Tillerson was immediately replaced with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new State Secretary would do “a fantastic…

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AFFIXING EVIDENCE OF PAYMENT FOR NBA STAMP IN LIEU OF THE ACTUAL STAMP DOES NOT RENDER THE DOCUMENT/PROCESS INCOMPETENT

       President, Court of Appeal, Nigeria, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa  IN RE: ALHAJA SAFURAT OLUFUNKE YAKUBU & ANOR (2018) LPELR-43678(CA)  PRACTICE AREA: PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE INTRODUCTION  Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 10, Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioner, 2007 and as approved by the NBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) meeting held on 14th November, 2014, The NBA introduced stamps for Lawyers. The use of the stamps became mandatory from the 1st day of April, 2015 and since then,…

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Ekiti 2018: Fayemi and I have cordial relationship, says Bamidele

   Hon. Bamidele (Esq.) A member of the seventh House of Representatives, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has insisted that he and the former Governor Kayode Fayemi have struck a pact of a very good relationship that will ensure victory at the poll for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. Bamidele said  he decided to settle the rift with  Fayemi purposely because the two leaders need to work assiduously to ensure that the…

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A difficult year for African investment, but a chance for different opportunities

         Mizner of Hogan Lovells It was a difficult market for deal-making in Africa during 2017, but it is not all doom and gloom, explained lawyers from Hogan Lovells at a recent event. Driven by political uncertainty, currency volatility and the continued softness of the commodities markets, deal volumes are down significantly for Africa in the first half of 2017, compared to the equivalent period in 2016, reaching the lowest levels since 2009, according to lawyers from international law…

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Court arraigns two men for drinking alcohol in front of police station

C.P. Edgal Imohimi (Lagos) Two men, Wole Broad, 49, and Wale Oludare, 40, were on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly drinking alcohol in front of a police station. The two men were also accused of conducting themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by drinking alcohol in front of the Akinpelu Police Station at Oshodi, Lagos. They are facing a two-count charge of felony and breach of peace….

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2019: We will give Buhari 1.2m votes in Edo, says Obaseki‎

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki on Thursday predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will get 1.2 million votes from Edo in 2019 general elections. He said the Saturday Local Government election in the state, was to produce new crops of leaders who would fast-track development at the grassroots level and show the numerical strength of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor disclosed this during APC Mega rally on Thursday at Samuel Ogbemudia stadium ahead of Saturday Local Government election…

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NAMA Embarks on Routine Calibration of Navigational Aids

In a bid to further ensure accuracy and reliability of its facilities across the country, the Nigerian Airspace Management agency (NAMA) has embarked on the routine calibration of navigational aids at airports and en-route stations across Nigeria. The flight calibration which is being handled by Omni-Blue Aviation Ltd along with their technical partners, Fight Calibration Services Ltd (FCSL) of United Kingdom in collaboration with NAMA engineers will involve the calibration of the agency’s Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Very High…

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