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Herdsmen: S’West under siege, Yoruba elders, Agbekoya tell FG

BARELY a week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo accused the Federal Government of being lackadaisical about invasion and unprovoked attacks by herdsmen across the country, the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, has advised the Presidency to check the killing spree of the herders, especially in Yorubaland to prevent people from resorting to self-defence and anarchy.

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FIRST QUARTER ’19: Insecurity, election slow economic growth to 2%

The Nigeria National  Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said the nationfs Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which represents level of economic activities in the country, grew at 2.01 per cent in the first quaer(Q1’19), representing  0.38 percentage points decline when compared with the 2.38 per cent growth recorded in fourth quarter of last year (Q4’18).

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State of the nation: Bakare, CAN, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Onaiyekan, others raise concern

•Sheikh Abubakar, Makinde back Bakare •Bakare can relocate to another country —Presidency source The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Yoruba socio-cultural and political group, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Sheikh Abdulrahman Abubakar of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, all agreed with Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare,
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