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Parallel APC executives emerge in 8 states

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The state congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ended in predictable confusion in many states, yesterday, with the crisis rocking the party prompting parallel state executives in at...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Operation Thunder Strike: NAF Jets destroy Boko Haram Structures in Bama, Gobara.

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Authorities of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Friday that its fighter aircraft have destroyed Boko Haram terrorists structures in Bama, Gobara, Borno State, in its ongoing “Operation...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

Unusual ‘pardon’: A note of gratitude to Shettima

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By Isa Gusau RECENTLY, I took an extreme decision, an unusual one that seemed beyond the pardon of my boss, Governor Kashim Shettima. I will tell you about it. Growing up, I realised possibilities...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

At least four killed in open-air mosque suicide bombing in Borno

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At least four people were killed in northeast Nigeria on Thursday in a suicide blast at an open-air mosque, militia and refugee camp officials told AFP. Suicide bomb attack on Kabul Shiite...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Rejoinder: Dogara has always stood for truth, justice

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It is common knowledge and several events have proven that when you fight corruption anywhere in the world, corruption fights back with great intensity. This especially applies to Nigeria where...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan announces Thursday beginning of Ramadan fasting

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Sokoto – Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria. Abubakar announced the citing of...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

NAF air strike neutralises fleeing insurgents in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has neutralised many fleeing insurgents in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike’’ against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. The...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Maritime insecurity: Navy acquires 179 high speed boats

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…Arrests 42 vessels over oil theft By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Navy, Tuesday, said it has acquired a total of 179 high speed boats in the last one year to tackle insecurity in the...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ebola: Senate asks JOHESU to call off strike

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PDP chides Buhari over strike By Henry Umoru & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday pleaded with the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to call off the on going three weeks old...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Mace Theft: NASS c’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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As Omo- Agege fails to appear at plenary By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate and House of Representatives joint adhoc committee investigating the April 18 Senate invasion has summoned Senators...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Stolen Mace: Crisis looms as NASS C’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Suspected Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 5

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At least five members of a militia force fighting Boko Haram jihadists were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in northeast Nigeria, an emergency official and force...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Army in final push against Boko Haram in Lake Chad

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The Nigerian Army says on Tuesday it has lunched a new operation to totally flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurhents in the Lake Chad region. Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Troops rescue aged man amidst battle

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued an aged man who was held hostage by element’s of Boko Haram Terrorists group in the remote village of Gobara in Gwoza Local Government Area of...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

World Bank invests $10.7bn in Nigeria

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—WORLD Bank Group has invested about $10.734 billion in projects and programmes in Nigeria. The bank’s delegation of 10 executive directors which...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →