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Gorgi Ambush Attack: Buratai Personally visits wounded troops in Maiduguri [Photos]

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Kindly Share This Story: By Kingsley Omonobi Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratal on Sunday, April 5, 2020 personally visited wounded soldiers who were injured in action during the...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Man City will not seek virus furlough offer

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Manchester City say they will not be furloughing employees at the taxpayer’s expense after a number of Premier League clubs took advantage of the British government’s scheme to fund...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

UN prepares emergency response for IDPs in North East

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The United Nations has begun preparation for emergency response to the most vulnerable people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

Major shakeup as Buratai reinvigorates army

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Kindly Share This Story:-Operation Safe Haven, Lafiya Dole, Others Affected Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai By Ibrahim Hassan The Nigerian Army has on Tuesday, released the postings and...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

IG, 11 other officers test negative for COVID-19

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The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, and 11 other police officers have tested negative for Coronavirus. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti State's coronavirus patient discharged

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The index COVID-19 patient in Ekiti State has been discharged from the isolation centre by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Ekiti State government. The 37-year-old man who...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

If she were the president’s daughter

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Sir: It’s been two years since Christian girl Leah Sharibu was abducted in her school, Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria. On February 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. (Nigeria time), Sharibu who was...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Insurgency denies 820,000 IDPs healthcare in North East, says WHO

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The North East Emergency Manager for World Health Organisation (WHO),Dr. Collins Owill, has said that insecurity and hard-to-reach areas denied 820,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) access...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Buni pledges to sign bill for disabled persons in Yobe

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has pledged to give speedy assent to a bill for the establishment of an agency for Persons With Disabilities (PWD). Buni made this known on Wednesday while...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Again, Amotekunisation as solution to insecurity 

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The widespread insecurity and escalating threat to safety in the country can no longer be denied. The routineness of impunity, the aloofness of the law over transgressions, and the triumph of...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

Suspense in APC! as Giadom pushes for Oshiomhole’s ouster

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The saying that the guilty are afraid holds true in the present political circumstance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). By next week it would be clear whether the much talked about...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram attacks Dapchi

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Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in gun trucks have attacked Dapchi, Yobe State, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. Our correspondent gathered that some of the residents...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Five policemen killed in ISWAP attack on Dapchi

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Jihadists have killed five policemen in an attack on a northern Nigerian town where more than 100 schoolgirls were abducted two years ago, residents said Thursday. Fighters aligned to Islamic...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →