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Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho, over the quit notice he issued to herdsmen. BBC Hausa quoted Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, as confirming the arrest order during its programme on Friday. Mr Shehu said the IGP informed him of his directive to Ngozi Onadeko, the Oyo police commissioner to arrest Mr Igboho and transfer him to Abuja. Mr Igboho had asked herdsmen in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo to leave within seven days following reports of the killing of some residents, which he blamed on herders and Fulanis. He had also accused Saliu Kadri, the Seriki Fulani of Oyo State of being behind the rising insecurity in the area. The quit notice generated tension in parts of the state, prompting Governor Seyi Makinde to ask the IGP to arrest those fomenting trouble under the guise of protecting the interest of Yoruba people. “For people stoking ethnic tension, they are criminals and once you get them, they should be arrested and treated like common criminals,” the governor had told the police commissioner. Governor Makinde, the IGP Adamu and traditional rulers in the state visited ...
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Daily Watch – TSA can increase government revenues by 20%, Ford Ranger to be assembled in Nigeria

According to analysts, the directive of President Buhari to compel ...
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Daily Watch – IHS gets more Etisalat towers, Mortgage company to raise more capital

Etisalat Nigeria has completed the transfer of 555 telecom towers ...
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Daily Watch – Government monies centralised, Allocations jump 32%

All Federal Government Ministries, Department and Agencies have been mandated ...
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Daily Watch – Sukuk recommended for Nigeria, Afren investors may lose investments

Standard and Poors, the ratings agency, is recommending that Sukuk ...
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Daily Watch – Concerns over health of banks, Azura Thermal Plant gets green light

There is growing concern over the rise in banks' non-performing ...
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Daily Watch – NNPC gets new boss, Medview goes to London

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Emmanuel ...
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Daily Watch – Buhari asks Planning Commission to prioritise capital expenditure, Modular building arrives Nigeria

The Presidency has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari aims to ...
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Daily Watch – Import waivers causing harm, Cement production to ramp up

Some of the tax incentives offered to encourage Foreign Direct ...
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Daily watch – Eni looking to leave Nigeria, Dangote gets American training

Eni SpA, Italy’s largest oil company is considering selling part ...
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Daily watch – Refineries coming back online, Reps to force multinationals to list on Exchange

The Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have started preliminary production ...
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Daily Watch – Customs moves against rice importers as CBN makes cash available to farmers

The Nigeria Customs Service has sealed the warehouses and business ...
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Daily Watch – Foreign debt rises, Insurance industry grows

Nigeria's foreign debt for half-year 2015 has risen by 10%, ...
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Daily Watch – State loans to be restructured, Gold refinery coming up

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved a restructuring ...
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US$2.67 billion of fresh capital flowed into Nigeria's economy in ...
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Manufacturers in the Food, Beverage, and Tobacco industry are warning ...
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Telecom companies operating in Nigeria are seeing an upsurge in ...
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Global ratings firm Standard & Poor's has said Nigeria cannot ...
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A deal was reached between negotiators representing six world powers, ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, instructed the NNPC to review ...
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The Department of Petroleum Resources has blamed the unending scarcity ...
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The naira fell to a new low of 235 to ...
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Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Nigeria reported 10,612 fraud cases ...
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Former vice president, Namadi Sambo, has come under fire because ...
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