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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. says surety provided by Dapo Abiodun's aide is suspected fraudster

Nigeria, May 24 -- The United States Department of Justice has written to the United States Magistrate Judge in Eastern District of New York, Ramon Reyes, claiming that the surety provided by Dapo Abi... Read More


Insecurity: 77 killed, 29 abducted in various violent attacks across Nigeria last week

Nigeria, May 24 -- At least 77 people were killed and 29 abducted in violent attacks across Nigeria last week. The figures were gathered through the use of newspaper reports and family sources. Gunm... Read More


PHOTOS: Protests in Abeokuta over FUNAAB student kidnap

Nigeria, May 24 -- Students of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) on Monday stormed the streets of Abeokuta, Ogun State, to demand the rescue of their colleague kidnapped by gunmen. ... Read More


Akeredolu denies supporting clamour for Yoruba nation

Nigeria, May 23 -- Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has denied supporting the agitation for a Yoruba nation. The governor's denial came following comments by a self-styled Yoruba activist, Sun... Read More


Tinubu, Osoba, others 'strongly oppose' Yoruba nation agitation

Nigeria, May 23 -- The South-west leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have kicked against the agitation for a Yoruba nation. The leaders, who met in Lagos on Sunday, said they were ... Read More


Pro-Yoruba nation agitators ground activities in Ondo

Nigeria, May 22 -- Protesters demanding a Yoruba nation have stormed Akure, the capital of Ondo State, agitating for the breakaway of the ethnic group from Nigeria. PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the prot... Read More


Alleged $350,000 Fraud: Dapo Abiodun's aide set for release on bail

Nigeria, May 22 -- Abidemi Rufai, an aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, is on the verge of being released from detention after getting a surety. Mr Rufai, who is currently enmeshed in a $35... Read More


ANALYSIS: How southern governors' ban on open grazing may reduce farmer-herder crisis

Nigeria, May 21 -- After many years of crisis between farmers and herders across various parts of Nigeria, the 17 southern governors on May 11 resolved to ban open grazing of cattle in their states. ... Read More


Makinde denies convoy ran over girl in Ogbomosho

Nigeria, May 21 -- The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has denied the involvement of his convoy in the death of a girl that was run over by a car in Ogbomosho. He said the incident, which occurr... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Why Abidemi Rufai should not be granted bail - U.S. Govt.

Nigeria, May 20 -- The United States Department of Justice has written a letter to the United States Magistrate Judge in Eastern District of New York, Ramon Reyes, on why it is dangerous to release an... Read More