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Violence mars APC governorship campaign flag-off in Lagos

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—THREE persons were, yesterday, feared dead and scores injured including journalists, as hoodlums suspected to be members of the National...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Anyone with information on shady deals involving my wife, son should publish it — Buhari

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Retirement: I’ll take action on IGP Idris •Denies stopping EFCC from probing Akpabio •States why he doesn’t believe in state police ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari has...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

NAF Alpha jet destroys terrorists’ gun trucks in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed some terrorists’ gun trucks in air strikes conducted at Auno in Borno. NAF Director of Public...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Why I have not changed service chiefs – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has given reasons why he has not not changed the service chiefs. Buhari in an interview on Arise TV Monday night said that “the head [him] has to be very careful...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

THE DAILY TRUST SIEGE: NPAN, Guild of Editors, Atiku, Labour condemn action as Army explains self

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By Joseph Erunke, Dirisu Yakubu & Henry Ojelu THE Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN; Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE; Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Helicopter crash: NAF to bury 2 pilots, crew today

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Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has fixed today for the burial of five crew members, who died in the NAF Mi-35M helicopter that crashed in combat on January 2 in Borno State. NAF helicopter NAF Air...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Katsina State Govt. ready to use available means to wipe out insecurity – Masari

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Katsina State Government says it will use all means at its disposal to deal with the security challenges bedeviling the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who stated this on Monday in Kankara during his...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku flays military invasion of Daily Trust offices

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has condemned Sunday invasion of Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Outrage greets military’s arrest of Daily Trust journalists, closure of Abuja, Maiduguri offices

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Henry Ojelu & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—STRONG reactions,yesterday, trailed the military’s arrest of Northern Regional Editor of Daily Trust Newspaper, Uthman...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill 25 in northern Nigeria village raids

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At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Gunmen...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Amosun and Oma Djeba’s sour grapes

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By Adedapo Fagbemi I read with disbelief Oma Djebah’s piece entitled “Amosun’s perilous pill”on the current political logjam in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Police confirm killing of 5 persons in Zamfara community

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The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the killing of five persons in Gidan Halilu village in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Many killed as bandits attack Zamfara communities

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Armed bandits, Wednesday, reportedly stormed three communities in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing many residents. Some of those killed were working on their farms,...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

How media saved me from detention, by Edo dep gov

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—EDO State deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu yesterday said but for the press who exposed his detention in Gasua prison by the military junta of late General...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Your report outdated, we arrested 947 suspected terrorists – FG to AI

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The Federal Government has said that Amnesty International (AI) was wrong to have concluded in its report that the government had done nothing to stem killings in the country. Minister of...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →