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NCDC confirms 354 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 45,244

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 45,244. The NCDC made...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

DHQ insists attack on Zulum’s convoy not sabotage

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that the attack on Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum in Baga is not military sabotage. Following the conclusion of investigation into the attack, the...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

Army disowns 'soldiers' arrested for Ebonyi bullion van robbery

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said soldiers allegedly arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakilii, Ebonyi State are not its personnel. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in 82 Division...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s total hits 44,433 as NCDC announces 304 new cases, 910 deaths

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter Nigeria’s COVID-19 total cases have now reached 44,433 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 304 new cases and 910 deaths from...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

Change your tactics now, Buhari orders service chiefs

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Disturbed by the worsening insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, gave a matching order to the service chiefs to come up with a lasting solution to the challenge. The...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

'We will mobilise for Igbo presidency in 2023'

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The President-General, Igbo Community in Bauchi, Chidi Chukwunta, has said that the fact that the country is centred on a tripod of tribes, the Igbo extraction would mobilise for the emergence of...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari says security problems 'very, very disturbing'

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is seen after a meeting in Bamako on July 23, 2020 as West African leaders gather in a fresh push to end an escalating political crisis in the fragile...

Fri Jul 31st, 2020     Read More →

Maiduguri mortar attack death toll rises to 6, says police

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Boko Haram PHOTO: AFP The death toll of Thursday’s mortar attack in Maiduguri by Boko Haram has so risen from two to six, Borno Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, told the News...

Fri Jul 31st, 2020     Read More →

Northern governors condemn attack on Zulum’s convoy

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Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum PHOTO: Twitter The Northern Governors Forum has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, describing...

Fri Jul 31st, 2020     Read More →

One killed, 16 injured as explosion rocks Maiduguri

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The Borno Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, on Thursday confirmed the death of one person with 16 others injured following three explosions in Maiduguri metropolis. Aliyu told the News...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

Depressed soldier shots, kills officer in Borno – Army Headquarters

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Depression PHOTO: shutterstock Army Headquarters says a depressed soldier serving in 2 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, went berserk, shot and killed an officer on...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, total infections now 42,208

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 404 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

Adesina and some lessons from home

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Akinwumi Adesina Perhaps the probe into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, would end in a whimper. So far no one has been arrested and no one is facing prosecution yet. However, we...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

‘Repentant’ Boko Haram member kills father in Borno, reveals Ndume

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Blasts FG over amnesty to terrorists Senator Ali Ndume has criticised the Federal Government’s amnesty to terrorists, saying that a repentant Boko Haram member, who was recently integrated...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

House of Reps assures NCDC of proper funding of laboratories

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The House of Representative Committee on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has assured the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) of proper funding of its network of laboratories. The Chairman...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →