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Imo monarchs adopt Buhari for second term

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The traditional rulers in Imo State have unanimously adopted President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, for second term, stating that he has done...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to Imo monarchs: I came for your votes

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…Buhari will return again, Says Imo Monarchs By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri President Muhammadu Buhari has taken his campaign rally to Imo state where he told the monarchs that he came, like...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

UN seeks $983m support fund for vulnerable persons in N/E

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By Emmanuel Elebeke & Eneh Ocheme The United Nations High Commission for Refugees, UNHCR says it is seeking for $848 million and $135 million for continued provision of food, water shelter...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Air Force jets bomb Sambisa forest

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The Nigerian Air Force’s Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has raided and destroyed a Boko Haram’s logistics base in Sambisa forest, Borno state. NAF Director of Public...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

1.8m displaced in North-East—UN

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—United Nations, UN, Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has warned that humanitarian crisis in the North-East of the country is still very...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

UNHCR laments displacement of 320,000 persons in N’East in four months

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—THE United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNHCR has lamented the upsurge in the number of displaced persons in Borno State as well as the flight of thousands of...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Four killed in Boko Haram attack in NE Nigeria

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Four farmers have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeastern Nigeria, civilian militia and residents said Monday. The attack, near Molai village some five kilometres (three...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Akeredolu facilitates N750m NDE loan for 6,800 women, youth in Ondo

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AKURE – GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has been commended for facilitating the Federal Government Empowerment Programme under the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, that has...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Executive Order 007: Veritable platform for private sector financing of infrastructure —Minister

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has explained that the Executive Order 007 of 2019 on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

NAF deploys female combatants to North-East

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The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has deployed airwomen and female air officers, known as Women of War, for military operations in the North-East. Nigerian Airforce (NAF) deploys Female Combatants to...

Sun Jan 27th, 2019     Read More →

NAF honours fallen heroes, others in Abuja

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has honoured five officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 with the posthumous gallantry award. NAF, during the Chief of Air Staff annual award 2018 organised by...

Sun Jan 27th, 2019     Read More →

I will continue to fight corruption – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he would not be tired of fighting bribery and corruption in the country. President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on...

Sat Jan 26th, 2019     Read More →

Air Force Alpha jets bomb Boko Haram hideout

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The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has destroyed a Boko Haram hideout and neutralised some of them at Kaicungul, a settlement about 100Km North West of...

Sat Jan 26th, 2019     Read More →

Troops kill 4 Boko Haram terrorists in Konduga

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Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole based on credible information on Friday conducted a clearance operation on suspected Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) hideout along Makinta...

Fri Jan 25th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai as troops’ ‘Man Friday’

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In Nigeria, most leaders often present themselves as the Greek philosopher kings of ancient times. They brandish themselves as all-knowing, and untouchables. They are people who cannot be...

Fri Jan 25th, 2019     Read More →