Military plans to provide cover for Fulani herders take over farmers’ lands, Tiv group alleges

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Tiv Socio cultural group, Mzough U Tiv, has expressed displeasure over what it tagged, ‘emerging trends of the military exercise tagged Exercise Ayem Akpatuma’ which was flagged off, in Benue State, on Tuesday. The group alleged that the military exercise in Benue State was to provide cover for herdsmen to take…

Sunshine Stars Accepts Sanctions, Pleads for Leniency

President of Sunshine Stars FC, Otunba Tajudeen Akinyemi has communicated in writing the club’s decision to accept the recent disciplinary measures imposed on the club by the League Management Company (LMC) including three points deduction for repeated offence of fans’ unruly conduct and hostility towards match officials. In their response to the Summary Jurisdiction notice…

When last did Fayose see Buhari?

Opposition Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state, a pathological critic of President Muhammadu Buhari meets face-to-face and in a warm handshake with the president at the presidential villa on Thursday. The post When last did Fayose see Buhari? appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor MM

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenyan, Ugandan shillings to ease, Ghana cedi to hold steady

NAIROBI, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Kenya’s and Uganda’s shillings are expected to weaken against the dollar in the week to next Thursday, while Ghana’s cedi will hold steady, traders said. KENYA The Kenyan shilling is expected to weaken due to end-month dollar demand from oil and retail goods importers. Commercial banks quoted the shilling at…

Mechanized Agriculture : Sokoto Introduces Tractor Hire Scheme

Sokoto state government said it will introduce tractor hire scheme to boost mechanization in farms and assist farmers to enhance their production capacity. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal divulged while inspecting agricultural processing machines in Kware LGA, the machines are to be distributed to farmers under the state’s FADAMA III additional funding scheme. “We are starting…

Why I used Wizkid’s ‘Daddy Yo’ for ‘Pacific Rim’ – John Boyega

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega, has revealed why he used Star singer, Wizkid’s song ‘Daddy Yo’, among the soundtrack for his upcoming film ‘Pacific Rim’. The star of ‘Detroit’ and ‘Star Wars’, said he had the opportunity to influence creative choices in the film so it was important to have Afrobeats music in the action flick….

BREAKING: Buhari Hosts Council Of State Meeting At Presidential Villa

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting the Council of State meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which is the third in the series under the Buhari administration is expected to deliberate on contemporary security challenges, including the forthcoming general elections in 2019. As at the time of filing this brief report, three…