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Borno residents flee as soldiers, Boko Haram fighters exchange fire

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By Kingsley Omonobi ABUJA—Residents of Molai, a village four kilometres off Maiduguri, Borno State capital, are currently on the run following a heavy gunfire between soldiers and Boko Haram...

Mon Dec 17th, 2018     Read More →

Blogger apologizes to Ambode over malicious report

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A blog publisher, Precious Eze has tendered unreserved apology to Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode over a malicious report accusing him of secretly backing the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: Troops repel terrorists infiltration at Gudumbali, lose Soldier

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The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its toops of Operation Lafiya Dole located at Gudumbali in northern Borno State on Friday 15th December 2018 repelled an infiltration by suspected Boko Haram...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

Troops repel attacks by insurgents disguised as aid workers

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The Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno. Troops In a statement on Sunday, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

Maku condemns attack on journalists in Nasarawa

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Mr Labaran Maku, the National Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Sunday condemned the attack on two journalists in Nasarawa State. Mr Labaran Maku Newsmen report that the...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Group mocks Buhari over statements

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Following the statement made by President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on terrorism attacks, a group called, AAA Strategic communication team, Sunday,...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

Burial of 19 soldiers: Presidency attacks Atiku

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The Presidency, last night, took a swipe at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over his position on the absence of...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

NURTW restates commitment to peaceful 2019 general election

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The President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeem Usman-Yasin has expressed optimism that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the union and INEC would...

Sat Dec 15th, 2018     Read More →

Rep members not returning to House in 2019 (LIST)

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, at least 50 per cent of the 360 House of Representatives members of the eighth assembly will not return to the ninth assembly next year. File Photo: Cross...

Sat Dec 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ndume begs colleagues not to boycott 2019 Budget presentation

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Abuja – Sen. Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu...

Sat Dec 15th, 2018     Read More →

We won’t join PDP in playing politics with insecurity, says APC

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has berated the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for playing politics with the number of deaths recorded in the country in recent times,...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Edo Govt to invest N5bn in Agric sector

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration will invest over N5 billion in the agricultural sector to create more jobs and guarantee food security in the state. Edo...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC tasks staff on productivity, credible elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the commission’s desk officers to develop themselves for greater productivity for the forthcoming general elections to be...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC tasks staff on productivity, credible elections

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Gombe – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the commission’s desk officers to develop themselves for greater productivity for the forthcoming general...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Police foils suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

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The Police in Borno said its men had successfully foiled a lone suicide bomb attack on Wednesday night in Maiduguri. The Police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, told the Newsmen on telephone that...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →