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Food blockade: Northern traders were not promised any exact amount —Yahaya Bello

“So, no figure has been ascertained at all. At least, there should be names, there should be police reports and worth of properties damaged and that has not been given to me by now.

Northerners begin diversion of food items to Niger and Cameroon over quit notice

They had earlier issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government for N450 Billion compensation to the union for the death of over 250 members and destruction of their properties or face a strike action

Why we blocked movement of food items from North to South — Group

The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has explained why its members stopped the movement of food items...

Northern govs ask southerners not deny herders operation in their states

Leaders across political, ethnic, religious and community lines should avoid utterances and actions that further fan the embers of distrust, hate, violence, and retaliation which can easily escalate the situation and cause chaos.

In the North, we are ready for restructuring – Ango Abdullahi

Each region had its own Constitution and so on and then they converged at the federal level where certain responsibilities were kept or reserved for the entire country because the regions cannot operate foreign policies, monetary policies and a few others.

Northern elders frown at disruption of peace summit, attack on participants in Kaduna

“Those that need to be sacked for our security to improve must be shown the way out,”

You are responsible for the killings and insecurities, northern elders to Buhari

“The Forum is deeply shocked by this information. Although it is consistent with a registered record of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to matters affecting people of the North, it is nonetheless irrefutable evidence that this administration does not care about the people of the North, their economy or their security.

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Update: 30 abducted worshippers rescued, 10 still missing – Katsina police

“I can say 10 are still missing. Information at my disposal is that one of the families have been contacted by the criminals. So, in a nutshell, we can say they are presently detained in the hands of these abductors.”

Aguero apologises for missed Panenka penalty against Chelsea

“I would like to apologise to my teammates, staff and supporters for missing the penalty. It was a bad decision and I take full responsibility.”

Bandits kidnap dozens of Muslim worshippers in Katsina

The bandits, it was gathered, stormed the area around 2am and kidnapped the worshippers in a mosque located in the outskirt of the town.

Bayelsa councillor rejects fundraising after building bridge with funds meant for official car

“After due consultations from well-meaning Nigerians home and abroad,” she tweeted, “I want to formally decline the offer to raise a GoFundMe or any form of CrowdFunding for any purpose whatsoever.