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FG clears Benin, Jos, Sokoto airports for flight operations

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The Federal Government has cleared another four airports to resume commercial flight operations in line with the COVID-19 safety and security protocols. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made...

Tue Jul 28th, 2020     Read More →

Troops eliminate, arrest scores of bandits, rescue kidnapped victims

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

SOKAPU, SMBF decry fresh killings in Kaduna

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Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) and Southern and Middle Belt Forum (SMBLF) have cried out to the Federal Government and the international community for urgent assistance over the...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Clerics task Muslims on bounties of first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

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Muslim clerics have enjoined the Nigerian Muslim Ummah to continue to be prayerful, promote peaceful coexistence among the citizens, as many are unable to make the blessed journey to the Holy...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

Auto-dealers join FG in fight against COVID-19

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Worried about the safety of road travellers, Kojo Motors Limited, principal representatives and sole franchise owners of the Yutong range of buses in Nigeria, has embarked on the distribution of...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

Troops of “Operation Sahel Sanity” arrest bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in N/W-DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have arrested 10 notorious bandits, rescued kidnapped victims and recovered rustled cows in the last few days within the North...

Thu Jul 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate okays Debo Adesina, 39 others as ambassadors

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The Senate yesterday confirmed the appointment of The Guardian’s former editor, Mr. Debo Adesina and 39 others as non-career ambassadors-designate. The upper legislative chamber also...

Thu Jul 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate clears ex-Guardian editor, 39 others as ambassador-designate

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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Debo Adesina, a former editor of The Guardian and 39 others non-career Ambassadors-designate nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. It also...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Northern leaders to discuss solutions to insecurity in the region at Umaru Shinkafi Intelligence and Security Summit

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The insurgency in our nation has posed serious security challenges and continued to pose a direct territorial challenge to Nigeria’s sovereignty. It requires that solution be sought to...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Calabar, Kaduna, Yola airports open amid traveller apathy

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At least another two airports were yesterday certified ready and opened to commercial flights services after three months of COVID-19 lockdown.The facilities, Margaret Ekpo Airport, Calabar and...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

North-west insecurity: Banditry or Jihadists’ occupation?

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Sir: Nigeria’s North West has been plagued by years of imperilment ranging from cattle rustling, clashes between herders and farmers, attacks by heavily-armed robbers on highways,...

Mon Jul 20th, 2020     Read More →

FG loses N10.4b yearly to stalled silos concession

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• Delay Threatens Dreams Of Averting Imminent Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce About N10.4b yearly concession fee...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Broken Girls and Broken Boys – Trapped Under COVID-19 Lockdown (Part II)

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A week before the lockdown was declared in Abuja, a 16-year-old girl was beaten with a knife and stabbed repeatedly with a pair of scissors by her aunt, Juliet Nnadi, an officer with the Nigeria...

Fri Jul 17th, 2020     Read More →

602 repentant Boko Haram terrorists take oath of allegiance-DHQ

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Defence Headquarters has said that 602 repentant Boko Haram members swore Oath of Allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one week. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations,...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

Two corps members receive Sultan’s meritorious awards  

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Two members of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Dr Oromona Blessed Agba, and Asma’u Hamisu from Delta and Kano states, respectively, were recently presented with the Sokoto State and...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →