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NAF air strike neutralises fleeing insurgents in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has neutralised many fleeing insurgents in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike’’ against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. The...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Maritime insecurity: Navy acquires 179 high speed boats

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…Arrests 42 vessels over oil theft By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Navy, Tuesday, said it has acquired a total of 179 high speed boats in the last one year to tackle insecurity in the...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ebola: Senate asks JOHESU to call off strike

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PDP chides Buhari over strike By Henry Umoru & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday pleaded with the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to call off the on going three weeks old...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Mace Theft: NASS c’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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As Omo- Agege fails to appear at plenary By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate and House of Representatives joint adhoc committee investigating the April 18 Senate invasion has summoned Senators...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Stolen Mace: Crisis looms as NASS C’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Suspected Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 5

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At least five members of a militia force fighting Boko Haram jihadists were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in northeast Nigeria, an emergency official and force...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Army in final push against Boko Haram in Lake Chad

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The Nigerian Army says on Tuesday it has lunched a new operation to totally flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurhents in the Lake Chad region. Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Troops rescue aged man amidst battle

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued an aged man who was held hostage by element’s of Boko Haram Terrorists group in the remote village of Gobara in Gwoza Local Government Area of...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

World Bank invests $10.7bn in Nigeria

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—WORLD Bank Group has invested about $10.734 billion in projects and programmes in Nigeria. The bank’s delegation of 10 executive directors which...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s growth excites World Bank

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The World Bank Group is excited with the growth of Nigeria and expressed satisfaction with the performance of the economy. The commendation was contained in a statement by the bank on Monday,...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Water scarcity: Ndume seeks completion of 37-year-old abandoned Biu Dam

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Sen. Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), has appealed to the Federal Government to complete the abandoned Biu dam project, awarded 37 years ago to address water scarcity in the area. Sen. Ndume Ndume...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Police investigate ritual activities in Borno

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Maiduguri – The Borno Police Command says it is investigating the activities of ritualists to curb their nefarious activities in the state.Ritual killers in police net in Ondo The state...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

How we survived against all odds!

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• Story of widows, orphans of Boko Haram attacks BY SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN-CITY Sunday Vanguard spent last Tuesday evening with inmates of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp at...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari berates varsities over non accountability of funds

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By Dayo Adesulu and Oghenefego Obaebor President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a swipe at Nigerian universities over what he perceives as their non accountability of funds. He expressed his...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →