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There’s hunger in the land; we’ll overcome – Buhari

Pentecostal Bishops Forum, yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that there was hunger in the land.
The clerics made their feelings known after a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Their cry came as President Buhari, at the campaign of All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship election rally in Benin City, Edo State, assured Nigerians that the nation’s economy would soon get out of its current doldrums, even as Vice President Osinbajo blamed the country’s economic quagmire on bad governance and corruption of past leaderships.

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Army

‘Exercise crocodile smile’: Five militants killed, 23 arrested, scores injured

As ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile’, the special military operation that will involve land, air and sea bombardments of militants attacking oil assets in the Niger Delta went into action, yesterday, troops from one of the composite battalions have reportedly killed five militants. The action, carried out in Rivers State, it was gathered, injured several other militants while 23 were arrested.arrested

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File: MASSOB protests

HERDSMEN ATTACK: MASSOB blasts S/East govs as Ohaneze youths blame Buhari

IRKED by the recur-ring killing and maiming of villagers in Enugu State by Fulani herdsmen and the seeming hopelessness of the security architecture in the state, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday, described the governors of the South-eastern states as weak and incapable of performing the primary function of governance.

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Pregnant woman's stomach ripped open; four severely injured

How herdsmen invaded Enugu, killed seminarian

Four months after herdsmen invaded Nimbo village in Enugu State, killing and maiming the villagers, another village in the same state was, yesterday, attacked by, at least, 50 herdsmen leaving death and tears in their wake. The invaded village was Ndiagu,Attakwu, Akegbe-Ugwu in Nkanu-West Local Government Area of the state. Some of the victims include 26-year-old Seminarian, Lazarus Nwafor, on a year apostolic work, who was slaughtered and a six month pregnant woman whose stomach was ripped open.

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