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Bayelsa: Pro-democracy group lauds Nigerian Army over professional conduct of troops

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The National Democratic Front (NDF) has hailed the Nigerian Army for its professional conduct during last Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State. The gallant troops, alongside...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

More than 100 protesters believed killed in Iran: Amnesty

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More than 100 demonstrators are believed to have been killed across Iran since leaders ordered security forces to stamp out protests triggered by fuel price rises, Amnesty International said...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku loses aide Pariya

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Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday lost one of his aides Umar Pariya. Pariya died in Dubai. The cause of his death is yet to be disclosed. “Umar Pariya was much more...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Army troops rescue octogenarian, others from Boko Haram in Borno

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Nigerian Army attending to dehydrated captives rescued after subduing Boko Haram/ ISWAP insurgents in Gwoza, Northeast of Nigeria. Rescued captives includes an octogenarian, 3 women and 4...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari returns to Abuja 2 days ahead of schedule

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President Muhammadu Buhari has cut short his two-week private visit to London by two days as he arrived the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Friday...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Army troops dislodge Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

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The Nigerian Army says its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Policeman, trafficker arrested for supplying drugs to ‘Boko-Haram’

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National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yobe, said it had arrested a policeman and a drug trafficker (names withheld) for allegedly...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

US based Nigerians, APC America leaders back Osinbajo

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…Kick against attempts to ridicule him Osinbajo Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United States have thrown their weight behind Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, kicking...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

DBN boosts MSMEs’ with N100 billion facility

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Managing Director, DBN, Tony Okpanachi • Restrategises for regional operations The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), has disbursed over N100 billion to some 95,000 businesses since it began...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

2.6 million Nigerians face food insecurity in northeast, says FAO

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The Country Representative of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), Mr. Suffyan Koroma, has disclosed that 2.6 million people face worse “food insecurity and hunger” in the...

Mon Nov 11th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram, ISWAP members surrender, several others neutralised -Army

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A Nigerian army convoy vehicle drives ahead with an anti-aircraft gun, on its way to Bama, Borno State. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde SEARCH “BAMA” FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH “WIDER...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

GOC inaugurates court martial to try over 70 soldiers

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The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim has inaugurated a general court-martial, presided over by Brig-Gen. Wisdom Etuk, to try over...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ten Nigerian troops killed in jihadist ambush

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At least 10 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and nine severely injured in an ambush by suspected Boko Haram fighters in restive northeast Nigeria, military sources said Thursday. Another 12...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Senate backs Buhari’s plan to fight terrorists with drones

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The Senate has vowed to give all necessary legislative backing to the executive to tackle insecurity with every means, including the deployment of special drones and sourcing funds outside the...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Police officer spends time with orphaned victims of Boko Haram in Maiduguri

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Hundreds of Children who lost their parents to Boko Haram terrorists yesterday hosted police detective, Abba Kyari, who visited them. The purpose of his visit was to motivate and encourage them to...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →