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3 states hit by an outbreak of swarm birds, locusts – FG

3 states hit by an outbreak of swarm birds, locusts – FG

The federal government has confirmed the invasion of swarm birds and locusts destroying farm produce in Sokoto, Kebbi, and the Zamfara States. This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by the Chief Veterinary Officer of the Federation, Dr. Maimuna Habibu. According to her, Zamfara and Kebbi were the most affected states by locust invasion, saying that the ministry has already deployed officers to begin aerial attacks against the locusts in the affected states. She said farmers in the affected states have on several occasions complained of the destruction of their farm produce by the locusts, hence the federal government…
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Kwankwaso tells Nigerians to Reject APC, PDP, “They have failed”

Kwankwaso tells Nigerians to Reject APC, PDP, “They have failed”

Former governor of Kano State and presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for the 2023 election, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has called on the citizens of the country to reject the candidates of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party. He said they have failed the nation over the years. The former governor noted that the two major political parties have failed over the years to provide succour for Nigerians across all sectors of governance, adding that all indices of socio-economic development are daily rising in the negative side. Kwankwaso, who spoke on Sunday in…
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Nigeria2023: Insurgency, Others Can End In Six Months, ADP Candidate Declares.

Nigeria2023: Insurgency, Others Can End In Six Months, ADP Candidate Declares.

By Comr Amos Kalu The newly confirmed running mate of Engineer Y. Y. Sani, the Presidential candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, has expressed confidence in the possibilities of ending the insurgency, agitation, banditry, kidnapping, and other social vices threatening the continued existence of Nigeria as a sovereign nation. Pastor Okey Okoro Udo disclosed this during an interview session with pressmen at the Action Democratic Party's National Secretariat in Abuja when he was officially unveiled by the party's leadership, headed by the Presidential Flag Bearer of the party, Engr Y. Y. Sani as the Running-Mate of the indefatigable leader…
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IPOB attacks Buhari over pipeline vandalism comment – ‘You’re a disgrace, uninformed liar’

IPOB attacks Buhari over pipeline vandalism comment – ‘You’re a disgrace, uninformed liar’

By Seun Opejobi The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for linking its members to pipeline vandalism., IPOB described Buhari’s remark linking IPOB to pipeline vandalism as laughable, disgraceful, and false. The spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful, said Buhari’s comment has exposed how shallow-minded and uninformed he is about Nigeria’s affairs. A statement by Powerful said: “The attention of the global movement and family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our great and indefatigable leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been drawn to the laughable, disgraceful and fallacious statement from the supposed President of Nigeria,…
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Buhari claims IPOB blowing up oil pipelines, funded by foreign countries

Buhari claims IPOB blowing up oil pipelines, funded by foreign countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has linked oil theft and pipeline vandalism to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Buhari said the vandalism and oil theft carried out by IPOB is responsible for the shortfall of the daily production quota in Nigeria. He disclosed this during a question and answer session with Bloomberg, a United States, US-based publication. The president urged foreign countries to designate IPOB as a terrorist organization. He accused the international communities of funding the separatist group. Buhari claimed IPOB was being funded through international financial networks. “Criminality and terrorism in oil-producing regions hamper production, and it would help…
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