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Ambode extols Jim Ovia’s contributions to accountancy, banking professions

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday highlighted the contributions of the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia to the accountancy and banking professions, calling on...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Boko Haram kills kidnapped midwife

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Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six months ago, the Red Cross said on Monday. The humanitarian agency condemned the...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

Army tightens noose against Boko Haram terrorists – Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them. Buratai,...

Sun Sep 16th, 2018     Read More →

NAF destroys Boko Haram vehicles along Gudumbali-Tumbun Rego, axis in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has tracked and destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) vehicles as they were attempting to launch fresh attacks...

Sun Sep 16th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: NAF troops avert fresh Boko Haram attack on soldiers in Borno

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigerian Airforce,Saturday night,said a carefully planned major attack on troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in Operation Lafia Dole, in the North east, was...

Sat Sep 15th, 2018     Read More →

Troops kill 50 terrorists in Damasak battle

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By Kingsley Omonobi, with agency report No fewer than 50 Boko Haram terrorists were reportedly killed by soldiers of 145 Battalion in a battle after Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops’...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Domestic debts of 36 states, FCT hit N3.5trn in H1’18

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, said the domestic debt stock of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at N3.5 trillion as...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Petrol price still above fixed rate in some states

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The price of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, increased by 0.1 percent month-on-month (MoM) to N146.90 in August 2018 from N146.80 in July 2018, due to slight edge above...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

7 Boko Haram terrorists Killed – Army

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By Kingsley Omonobi In continuation of the earlier release by the Nigerian Army, on attack to 145 Battalion location by Boko Haram Terrorists at DAMASAK at about 6pm yesterday evening Wednesday 12...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage: Don’t push workers to the wall, SSANU warns FG

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…Tells security agencies to stop in-fighting and confront insurgents …Laments over bad road in South-South, South East By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- AGAINST the backdrop of the Federal...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Army pledges to defend Nigeria, protect citizens – Buratai

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Damasak (Borno) – Damasak, the location of 145 Batallion of the Nigerian Army remained calm on Thursday after troops inflicted heavy casualty on the Boko Haram terrorists. Chief of Army...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: How not to belittle Buratai into a neurotic Sack!

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By David Onmeje We are all pretty aware of the so many influences, emotions and sentiments which becloud the senses, each time a Nigerian pens down anything on the ongoing war against insurgency...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Military denies recapture of Damasak, neutralizes scores of insurgents

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI The Military authorities on Thursday denied some media report that some group of Boko Haram sect have succeeded in recapturing Damasak, the Headquarters of Mobbar Local...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

FRESH Boko Haram Attacks: Buratai relocates Army hqtrs operational office to Gudumbali

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—Following the new wave of attacks being launched on troop’s bases by Boko Haram in a bid to retake Nigerian territories, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt....

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram terrorists attack Borno Army base

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—Soldiers and Boko Haram terrorists were, yesterday, involved in a gun battle in Damasak area of Borno State. The troops of 145 Brigade in Damasak, Borno State, were...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →