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NAF destroys Boko Haram terrorists logistics base at Tumbum Gini

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Abuja – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) logistics base at Tumbum Gini in the...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →

Sheriff, neither here nor there

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Initially, I wanted to title this as, “Sheriff, how many times controversial”? This is because he swims in controversies right from the days when he was alleged to have purchased all...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →

An encounter with Oba Ewuare II

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Any opportunity to meet face to face with Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin is usually an exciting one which every tourist or lover of culture or student of history would love to have. Visiting this...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s visit to Trump: An independent assessment

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will on April 30 hold the distinction of becoming the first African president to meet US President Donald J. Trump at the White House in Washington. “I...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram attack in Borno kills four

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At least four people were killed when Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked northeast Nigeria’s biggest city, the emergency services said on Friday, as residents returned home. Violence broke...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking : Oyo Speaker, Adeyemo is dead

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‎By Adeola Badru Rt Honourable (Barrister) Michael Adeyemo The Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Michael Adeyemo is dead. He died at the age of 47. The lawmaker of the legislative arm...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Video: 6 killed, 9 others wounded in Maiduguri attack—Police

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The Police in Borno said six persons were killed in an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri on Thursday. Mr Edet Okon, the Public Relations Officer (PPRO),...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

In US, Lai Mohammed speaks on Buhari’s achievements

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Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, is in the U.S., speaking on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Minister of Information and Culture...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Borno APC blocks Sheriff, as Folarin, Uzodinma, Gulak, Gbemi Saraki, Gada others defect to APC

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Confusion yesterday marred the planned defection of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, erstwhile chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress,...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

InterswitchSPAK: 11,000 students for national STEM exams

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By Tare Youdeowei Set to be the winner of N7.5m five-year university scholar-ship, 11,412 students across the 36 states of the federation have sat for the qualifying exams to secure a place at the...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Reps call for establishment of military barracks in Mubi

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Abuja – The House of Representatives on Thursday called for the establishment of an Army Barrack in Mubi, Adamawa, to address the multiple security challenges in the zone. A member of the...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Army dreams to make Sambisa Forest tourists haven

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Nigeria’s army is planning a makeover for the Sambisa Forest, from being the den of Boko Haram terrorists into a tourist destination. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai,...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Sheriff defects to APC today

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One time factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Senator Modu Ali Sheriff is set to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC today. Sheriff according to...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Benue: Another 39 killed as Reps ask Buhari to declare all killer-herdsmen as terrorists

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•Pass vote of no confidence on all service chiefs, security advisers •3 villages sacked, 160 houses razed; Benue killings callous, unfortunate – ACF •Army, PDP, WCC, others...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

“Shettima’s” phone conversation with “Kunle”

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By Ochereome Nnanna THE social media is full of all sorts of things – the good, the bad and the ugly. It is an information minefield, and those who regularly tread it must do so with extreme...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →