Book Haram amnesty bill

The Nigerian Senate made the first move, during the week, to grant amnesty to repentant Boko Haram foot soldiers, giving them an opportunity to become normal members of the society again. The move is in the form of a bill introduced by a senator, aimed at setting up a national body to “educate, rehabilitate, de-radicalize and integrate” former insurgents. More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Bravo, Kano gov’t

Kano State government recently approved N100 million for French lecturers in universities owned by the state to undergo postgraduate programmes in selected French universities. The beneficiaries teach in the Kano More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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On Nigeria/US visa palaver

President Donald Trump of the United States, a week ago, put Nigeria on an expanded list of countries whose nationals are banned from entering the United States. The reason given for Nigeria’s inclusion is its More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Emir Sanusi’s warning

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, has warned that the North would self destruct if its leaders continued on the path they have now taken. He spoke last weekend in Kaduna during the 60th birthday anniversary More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Delisting of political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Thursday, in Abuja, removed 74 political parties from the roll of 91 that took part in the general elections of 2019. With this development, the country now More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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On Nigeria/US visa palaver

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during their bilateral breakfast, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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The Auno massacre

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, flew into Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, three days after the terror group Boko Haram massacred 30 travellers overnight at Auno village, few kilometers from the Maiduguri More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Trump’s Mideast peace plan

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during their bilateral breakfast, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) The More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Return of stolen assets

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Sunday, departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission in Washington DC. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Delisting of political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Thursday, in Abuja, removed 74 political parties from the roll of 91 that took part in the general elections of 2019. With this development, the country now More...