Category Archives: Politics

North is financially marginalised: ACF writes CBN

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has written to Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), complaining about alleged financial exclusion of northern states. In the letter signed by Audu Ogbeh, its national chairman, the ACF said the north is “unserved and underserved” despite its status as the most populous region in the country. The former minister of

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Changing herders from nomads to settlers not a big deal – Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says it isn’t hard for nomadic herders to settle in one place. Clashes between herders and farmers across the country as a result of open grazing have resulted in attacks, with residents asking cattle rearers to leave their communities. In an interview with Channel Television on Thursday, Ganduje highlighted security challenges affecting herders and

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Boko Haram: You’re a terrorist, Nnamdi Kanu replies Sheikh Gumi over comment

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday said popular Kaduna-based scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi was a terrorist. Kanu made the assertions while responding to Gumi’s remark equating him and other Biafra and Oduduwa Republic agitators to Boko Haram terrorists. Gumi had likened Kanu and those agitating for Biafra and Oduduwa Republic to Boko Haram leader,

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China, Morocco, Iran, and seven OTHER countries that have banned crypto trading

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that can be used to buy goods and services, but uses an online ledger with strong cryptography to secure online transactions. It has become a widely accepted means of payment, with greater capacity and faster settlement than other traditional financial structures. Its use has, however, been prohibited in some countries. An instance is Nigeria, which

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CBN shuts down cyptocurrency exchange Bank accounts

“February 5, 2021 LETTER TO ALL DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS, NON-BANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS The Central of Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) circular of January 12, 2017 ref FPR/DIR/GEN/C1R,06/010 which cautioned Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs), Other Financial Institutions (OFIs) and members of the pubic so the risk associated with transactions In cryptocurrency refers. Father to

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Gunmen Kill Two, Injure Many In Imo Market Attack

Also, many others sustained injuries from stampedes as the hoodlums shot indiscriminately while chasing a man believed to be their gang member. uspected gunmen have killed no less than two persons at Afaor Awo market in Awo Omamma community in the Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State. Also, many others sustained injuries from stampedes as the hoodlums shot

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Supporters Launch N51.8million Fundraiser For Igboho’s fight

Igboho had earlier requested for buses to aid in transporting his men from one place to another, during a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday. Supporters of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho), have set up a Gofundme page for the purpose of raising £100,000 (N51.8m) for him to buy buses to implement his project of ridding the South-West of

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Rethink your strategy, don’t set South-West on fire- NANS tells Igboho

The Ogun State chapter of the National Association of Nigeria (NANS) on Tuesday urged the self-acclaimed Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho to review his strategy, urging him to explore dialogue and consultation with relevant stakeholders in Southwest in order to find lasting solutions to the activities of killer – herdsmen in the region. The student’s body,

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Ethnic war to be ignited under my watch – Gov. Makinde insists

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says he will not allow anyone to start an ethnic war in the state under his watch. Taiwo Adisa, the governor’s chief press secretary, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday after Makinde held a meeting with leaders in Ibarapa area. The area has been the centre of reported kidnapping, killings and clashes between

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Sunday Igboho vows to flush out herdsmen from Yorubaland

Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho, on Monday, visited Ogun to “flush out” killer herdsmen from the state. Igboho made news headlines after he issued an ultimatum to Fulani herders in Ibarapa local government area of Oyo state. His action had sparked tension in the state, leading to the destruction of properties in the area. His

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