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It’ll be injustice, impunity not to return Ibori loot to Delta — Okowa’s aide

In response to the controversy surrounding the return of £4.2m stolen by former governor James Ibori to the Delta State Government, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Olise Ifeajika, tells MATTHEW OCHEI the position of the state government What is the position of the Delta State government on the Ibori loot that...

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Delta denied Ibori stole, cannot benefit from repatriated £4.2m loot – Ajulo

A legal practitioner, Dr Kayode Ajulo, tells OLUSOLA FABIYI why it will be wrong to return the €4.2m the United Kingdom government recovered from ex-governor James Ibori of Delta State to the coffers of the state Would you know whose purse the €4.2m recovered from former Governor James Ibori came from? There is no doubting...

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Bandits are insurgents, you can’t placate them with amnesty –Ekhomu, security analyst

The President of the Association of Industrial Security Operators of Nigeria, Dr Ona Ekhomu, says bandits are ‘independent entrepreneurs.’ He tells JESUSEGUN ALAGBE why amnesty should not be offered to them It looks like bandits are in charge of the country right now. Do you think the government is doing enough to handle the situation? […] Read Full Story

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ICYMI: Ganduje’s proposal a political gimmick —Saleh, National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore

The National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Mr Alhassan Saleh, tells JESUSEGUN ALAGBE why he thinks Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje is wrong for asking the Federal Government to make a law banning herders from moving their cattle from the north to the south to end the herders-farmers crisis Recently, the Kano State Governor […] Read Full Story

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Kano gov’s call ‘ll end herders’ terrorism — Odumakin, Afenifere spokesperson

The spokesperson for the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, tells JESUSEGUN ALAGBE that nothing stops southerners from rearing cattle and that Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s proposal for a law banning herders from grazing their cattle in south is a welcome development Recently, the Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said there should be […] Read Full Story

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Ganduje’s proposal a political gimmick —Saleh, National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore

The National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Mr Alhassan Saleh, tells JESUSEGUN ALAGBE why he thinks Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje is wrong for asking the Federal Government to make a law banning herders from moving their cattle from the north to the south to end the herders-farmers crisis Recently, the Kano State Governor […] Read Full Story

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We must stop governors from giving cars, houses to judges — Ubani

A former Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Monday Ubani, shares with TUNDE AJAJA his thoughts on why he is opposed to the idea of governors giving vehicles and houses to judges What is your position on the idea of governors giving vehicles and houses to judges, which the governors often describe as a […] Read Full Story

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Nothing wrong with governors providing judges with enabling environment — Shittu

A legal practitioner, Mr Wahab Shittu, shares with TUNDE AJAJA his thoughts on the appropriateness or otherwise of governors buying vehicles and houses for judges amid speculations about the motive for such gesture What do you make of governors buying vehicles and/or houses for judges in their states? It depends on your perspective, but I […] Read Full Story