The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged the federal government to declare the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) a terrorist organisation. At a press conference in Abuja yesterday, addressed by CAN’s national general secretary, Rev. Musa Asake, the organization said leaders of MACBAN should be arrested and prosecuted for genocide against the Christian minorities in the Middle Belt.
As political groups continue to strategise ahead 2019 general election, a new political group, Atiku Global Support Group (AGSG), has emerged with 14-member national executives. Speaking during the formal inauguration of the group, in Abuja yesterday, the national coordinator, AGSG, Alhaji Gambo Jagindi, said that the group’s branches in states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been constituted. He said that no fewer than 184,000 members have been enlisted in FCT alone.
Former military governor of Katsina State, Col John Yahaya Madaki (rtd) is dead. He died in the afternoon yesterday at the National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness. He was 70 years old. He was born 24th June, 1947. The Late Madaki was born in Gawu Babangida in Gurara local government area of Niger State. He was appointed military governor of Katsina State in December 1989 during the military regime of Gen Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".