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Shekau Threatens Journalists, Minister In New Video, Says Buhari Is In Big Trouble

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has issued a threat to Isa Pantami, minister of communication and digital economy.

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Buratai

EXCLUSIVE: Buratai Speaks On Auno Killings, Boko Haram Propaganda — And Bad Roads

Tukur Yusuf Buratai, lieutenant general and chief of army staff, insists Boko Haram militants have been dislodged from holding any territory in Nigeria but have now resorted to hit-and-run attacks to create the impression that they are on a resurgence. ...

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shekau

In New Video, Shekau Threatens Isa Pantami, Bulama Bukarti

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has released a new video on Thursday, threatening minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, and human rights lawyer and leading Boko Haram expert, Audu Bulama Bukarti. In the 15 minutes 26 seconds ...

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Bayelsa State former governor-elect, David Lyon

Supreme Court nullifies Bayelsa governor-elect’s election, declares PDP winner

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary ...

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Boko Haram Hits Maiduguri — After Buhari’s Visit

Residents of Jiddari Polo in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, are currently running for cover following an attack launched by Boko Haram fighters. The attack happened hours after President Muhammadu Buhari paid a condolence visit to the people of the state ...

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amotekun

Beating Amotekun Officers Attracts ₦250,000 Fine, Jail Term

Assaulting an Amotekun officer will attract a fine of N250,000 or a prison term of one month or both. However, an Amotekun officer cannot be sued for whatever he does in the course of duty but only what he does ...

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Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Ignatius Longjan

Nigerian Senator Is Dies

Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Ignatius Longjan

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Garba Shehu

President Buhari Condemns “cowardly And Murderous’’ Attacks By Boko Haram In Maiduguri

President Buhari commiserates with family of victims of attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, assuring them that his administration will continually frustrate the devilish operations of Boko Haram, and bring it to an end.

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FG inaugurates new gas transportation network code

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Federal Government has inaugurated a new Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) to enhance gas production and revenue generation in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva inaugurated the code at ...

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FG To Borrow ₦175B ($500m) To Digitalize NTA

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has pledged to turn around the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to enable it compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500m loan the ministry requested is approved. He stated ...

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