Daily Archives: July 23, 2017

Boko Haram: Army Chief orders troops to capture Shekau within 40 days

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, to capture Abubakar Shekau, self-styled leader of the Boko Haram sect, “dead or alive” ...

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Obasanjo mocks Americans for electing Trump

Americans are humans too like Africans in choosing Donald Trump as president, former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo said in a rare reflection that appeared to have mocked the US election last November ...

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Chibok girls ready for varsity in September

Senator Aisha Alhassan, Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on Saturday said the rescued Chibok girls were ready for academic session in September and pleaded with abductors to release the remaining girls ...

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Group claims responsibility for Kuje Prisons fire

A group called Prisoners Against Injustice in Nigeria (PAIN) has claimed responsibility for the fire incident that engulfed the Kuje Medium Prisons on Friday ...

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Mother, daughter die as bungalow collapses in Lagos

A 30-year-old woman, Basirat and her two-year-old daughter, Bisoye died on Saturday after a building collapsed in Lagos. Five-year-old Moyin, the eldest daughter of the ...

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Court order: We have no hidden TSA funds in our books – FirstBank

FirstBank has said that it did have in its possession any funds belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the National Petroleum Development ...

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TSA: We didn’t hide any funds – Keystone Bank insists

The management of Keystone Bank Limited has insisted that the lender did not and has never hidden any fund belonging to the Federal Government or ...

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Saudi Arabia deports 198 Nigerians

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about ...

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Cross River to pay salaries, gratuities with Paris Club fund

The Cross River State Government says the N6.7 billion naira Paris Club refund recently released to the state by the Federal Government would be used ...

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Display honesty, integrity, rule of law – Gov.Ugwuanyi tells new traffic cadets

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has charged the newly recruited 200 Traffic Enforcement Bureau Cadets and their supervisors to discharge their duties with due ...

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