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This party is going to dominate Nigerian political space for a very long time – APC

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Abuja – Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday night, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party. Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara made this known...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

After 6 months, Buhari fires Lawal, Amb Oke; appoints Mustapha as new SGF

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•Sends EFCC, ICPC after them; appoints Mustapha as new SGF; •Sets up 3-man panel to review NIA operational structure •PDP, Sagay, Oshiomhole, Osuntokun, Afenifere, others...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Govs struggle to take pictures with new SGFat APC caucus meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus meeting started 8:30pm at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday with President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

What we know about new SGF, Boss Gida Mustapha

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and terminated the appointment of the suspended SGF,...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Many dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque

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At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Shettima justifies establishment of NEDC

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MAIDUGURI—GOVERNOR Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday, said the establishment of North-East Development Commission, NEDC, was a direct response to the large scale devastation caused...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Suicide bombers hit Maiduguri, scores feared dead

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—SCORES of people, including suicide bombers, were feared dead in an attack around Muna Garage General Area of Maiduguri metropolis of Borno State, yesterday. Female...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Scores feared dead in multiple suicide bombings in Maiduguri

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Sources said on Sunday evening that scores of people including suicide bombers were feared dead in an attack around Muna Garage General Area of Maiduguri metropolis of...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Borno Police confirm deadly suicide attacks in Maiduguri

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By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri The Borno State Police Command has in Sunday confirmed deadly suicide attacks at the outskirt of Maiduguri metropolis. In a whatsapp from the Police Public Relations...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Troops arrest fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

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Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Saturday 28th October 2017, based on a tip off by security conscious and well meaning Nigerians, arrested two suspected Boko Haram terrorists;...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Video: Abducted UNIMAID staff will be released soon – Gov Shettima

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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that the the University of Maiduguri staff who were abducted by Boko Haram in July will soon be released soon. Governor Kashim Shettima in viedeo...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

I am like a preacher – Oba Ewuare 11

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…BENIN MONARCH’S ANNIVERSARY REVELATIONS …Explains why Benin chiefs’ dressing resembles that of Catholic priests …‘When you are praying to the Almighty God, you...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad

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By Joseph Erunke THE Nigerian Army, yesterday, said the efforts of the 8 Division to enhance troops responsiveness and domination of its area of responsibility paid off on Friday, as soldiers...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

NAF bombards Boko Haram locations

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. A picture taken in Maiduguri, Borno State in...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

Northeast can’t forget Buhari, 8th National Assembly – Shettima

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BY NDAHI MARAMA MAIDUGURI – Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima says the people of the northeast geo-political zone will never forget President Muhammadu Buhari’s open love for them as...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →