Falana to Buhari: Promote ranching, Old grazing reserves law applied only to northern states

By Our Reporter Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the Grazing Reserves Act of 1964 which President Muhammadu Buhari is bent on reviving was only applicable to northern Nigeria in the 1960s. He argued that the Grazing Reserves Act of 1964 was not a law of general application because the “Western Region, Mid-Western Region and the Eastern Region had ranches for animal husbandry.” …

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Actress Jaiye Kuti says TB Joshua’s Spirit Visited her After He Passed Away

Popular Nigerian actress, Jaiye Kuti has made a startling revelation about hot deceased cleric, how late prophet T.B Joshua appeared to her in spirit shortly after he died. The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations died in Lagos on Saturday at the age of 57, as church members were left in shock by his demise. Jaiye Kuti made this known in a recent …

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PDP Govs lament country’s N36 trillion debt profile, warns that APC govt’ll plunge Nigeria into bankruptcy

…accuse ac NNPC and other revenues generating agencies of lack of transparency and accountability ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum Monday raised the alarm over the current debt profile of the country put at N36 Trillion incurred by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government. The forum expressed worry that the federal government was gradually plunging Nigeria into bankruptcy with it’s excessive …

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PDP is focused to take over Anambra – state Chairman

Ahead of the upcoming Governorship poll, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, says the party remains focused to take over the state in the upcoming governorship poll. Nwobu said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Tuesday, adding that he would not be distracted by those trying to destabilise the party …

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Soludo, 3 others scale hurdles, set to participate in APGA Primary

ABUJA – The All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA screening committee of prospective governorship aspirants, has cleared the Former Central Bank Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo and three others to contest in the June 23 party primary election. The decision of the party screening committee was contained in it’s resolution signed by the party National Organizing Secretary Ifeanyi Mbaeri, hinted that 5 other prospective aspirants were disqualified …

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Tension heightens in Anambra as new security outfit allegedly kills six suspects

Abuja – Tension has heightened in Anambra State following the alleged arrival of an orthodox security outfit to help other security agencies to rid the State of cultist and other criminal elements The “Bakassi -like” security outfit has allegedly, killed and burnt Six suspects in Awka. The killings and burning of the suspects happened Monday, as fear gripped residents. The Nation learnt the outfit arrived …

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Exposed! How Gunmen Killed 14 persons, injured five in Plateau

… Lalong charges security agents to fish out perpetrators Gunmen on Sunday night in two separate attacks killed 14 persons in Kuru village of Jos South Local Council and Zogu village in Bassa Local Council of Plateau State. The first attack took place at about 10:30pm, leaving five others severely injured. While the second attack took place at Zogu village in Bassa Local council around …

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Ganduje under attacks for stepping on Kwankwaso’s picture

ABUJA (Precise Post) – The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has come under fire on social media following a viral picture showing him stepping on a poster with the face of his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, at a public event in Kano. Both men were longtime political allies but turned adversaries after Mr Ganduje became governor. The picture captured the governor stepping on a poster …

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Insurgency: With N800b extra budget, no excuse for military – Ndume

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman, Senate Committee on Senator Ali Ndume has said that with the N800 billion proposed as supplementary budget for defence, the military has no excuse not to decisively prosecute the war against insurgency and rid the country of all forms of criminality. The N800 billion request is to support the military in its war against Boko Haram in …

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Bangkok: Ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi trial begins in Myanmar

The trial of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi began on Monday, as the country’s military leaders continue to clamp down on unrest since their coup in February. The 75-year-old Nobel peace prize laureate is accused of a dozen different crimes. She has been under house arrest since the military coup on Feb. 1. Observers believe that the military aims to silence Suu Kyi …

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New Israeli premier Bennett presents new Cabinet

Israel’s new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett presented his new Cabinet on Monday. The 27 ministers met in Jerusalem with President Reuven Rivlin for a traditional photo. The new coalition is made up of eight parties along the political spectrum, including an Arab party for the first time. On July 9, Rivlin himself is to be replaced by Isaac Herzog, who was elected as new president …

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Pakistan lawyer in hiding after death threats for blasphemy acquittal

A Pakistani lawyer, who won a rare acquittal for a Christian couple after spending eight years on death row on blasphemy charges, has asked for a security detail after he received death threats by Muslim extremists. Saiful Malook, the defence lawyer for Shafqat Emmanuel Masih and his wife Shughufta Kausar Masih, on Monday said he and his family were being threatened since a court acquitted …

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Grazing ban subsists, Buhari’s cow routes gazette doesn’t exist – States Govs react

ABUJA – Ondo, Delta, Cross River, Enugu, Benue and Akwa Ibom state governments on Sunday faulted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the existence of a gazette, which marked out grazing routes for cattle across the country. Officials of the state governments, who stated this in separate interviews with The PUNCH, also insisted on the ban on open grazing despite the President’s opposition …

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Oyegun tasks FG to address demands of agitators

ABUJA – Former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie Oyegun has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address the demands of agitators, including the call for separation in the interest of the survival of the country. He cautioned that APC as a government of the federation could not give the impression that only military governments could tamper with the basic …

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Afenifere debunks Buhari’s position on open grazing, insecurity

By Our Reporter ABUJA – The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has debunked the position of President Muhammadu Buhari on open grazing, appointments into positions by his administration in the last six years. Recall that President Buhari had in his interview with Arise Television last week and June 12 broadcast, said he has directed the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation to ‘re-open’ …

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Apologise for stopping June 12 protesters – Falana tells Police

ABUJA – Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana (SAN) has asked the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to apologise to protesters who were arrested during the June 12 anniversary at the weekend for violating their rights to freedom of expression. Falana, who is the Interim Chair, Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), in a statement on Sunday, said the Police must …

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