Suspected armed men, Thursday, blocked Senator Dino Melaye along Gwagwalada –Abuja highways and whisked him off to an unknown destination. According to his aides, Mr. Melaye was on his way to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital to appear before a Magistrate Court to answer charges of gunrunning. READ ALSO: PDP raises alarm over plot to impeach […]
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to renew oil mining license for Shell Petroleum Development Company in Ogoni land, Rivers State. Its spokesperson, Fegalo Nsuke, made the group’s position known on Monday in a statement made available to the NEXT EDITION. MOSOP insisted it is […]
The Middle Belt Forum, Wednesday, called on state governors and leaders from the area to form vigilante groups to defend their people and communities from attack by armed Fulani herdsmen. Its National President, Pogu Bitrus, said the call became necessary following the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to protect the lives and properties of people […]
The Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to choose between leading Nigeria or Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association. The group also ridiculed Mr. Buhari for reacting “irresponsibly” to the massacre of innocent men, women and children by herdsmen in Plateau State. It vowed never to allow any public-funded cattle ranch to be established […]
In a landmark ruling, Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court has endorsed President Donald Trump’s travel ban on some Moslem-majority countries. The decision to allow the ban to come into effect was taken by five justices out of nine, in a majority ruling. When implemented, citizens of Iran, North Korea, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Yemen and […]
Heavily armed security operatives manhandled former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwezili, during a lone protest march to Aso Villa on Tuesday. Mrs. Ezekwezili was protesting against the insensitivity of the Buhari administration over the killings by suspected herdsmen across the country. The co-convener of BringBackOurGirls Campaign was said to have started her solo protest to […]
Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari will be re-elected in 2019. According to him, Mr. Buhari will be re-elected to instil a different political culture in the country before he retires. Describing cultural change as the single greatest reason why Buhari would be re-elected, Mr. […]
They argued that the appointment of a consultant to deal with issues affecting the host communities negated the GMoU entered with the communities.
Dana Air through its foundation, the Dana Foundation has been supporting communities and nongovernmental organisations that share its objectives.
MOSOP condemned the attack on Okpaku community by herdsmen and called for security to be provided to the local people in the area.