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Identity Of The Soldier Who Killed A Civilian In Warri

The identity of the army personnel, who killed a young man named Joseph Pessu in Delta State while enforcing a stay-at-home order by the state government, has been unveiled, SaharaReporters can report. Pessu was shot dead by the army personnel ...

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Coronavirus: FG Adds Sweden, Austria To Restricted Countries

Austria and Sweden have been added to the list of high-risk countries restricted from entering Nigeria over the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said this at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday. Nigeria had, on ...

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FG Shuts NYSC Camps Nationwide Over Coronavirus Fears

FG Shuts NYSC Camps Nationwide Over Coronavirus Fears

The Federal Government has ordered the immediate closure of the ongoing National Youth Corps Service orientation camps nationwide over coronavirus fears .

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Abule-Ado Blast Triggered By Gas Explosion, Says NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says that a gas explosion caused the blast which rocked Abule Ado area of Lagos State. In a statement by the Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Dr Kennie Obateru, on Sunday, the blast ...

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pipeline explosion

Houses Burnt As Pipeline Explosion Rocks Abule Ado In Amuwo Odofin – Video

A pipeline explosion has occurred at the Abule-Ado area around Festac town in Amuwo Odofin local govt area of Lagos state. The massive blast has reportedly rocked neighbouring areas, sparking a massive blaze that has destroyed nearby buildings including a ...

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Gen. Shafa Coordinator

Some Boko Haram Members Are Christians –Gen. Shafa, Coordinator, Operation Safe Corridor

Major General Bamidele Shafa is the Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, saddled with the responsibility of deradicalisation and reintegration of repentant Boko Haram members into the society. In this interview with MOLLY KILETE in Abuja, Gen. Shafa defended the federal ...

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Nigerian Army Suffers Heavy Losses In Failed Attack On Isis Cells In Borno – Video

The Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) have suffered heavy losses in a recent attack on the remaining ISIS cells in the northeastern province of Borno.

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Agba Jalingo

I Regret I Didn’t Start Criticising Ayade On Time – Agba Jalingo

Journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo , has said that his jailers made life unbearable for him at the Afokang Prison in Calabar where he was detained for 179 days .

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Coronavirus: 3 Chinese Quarantined In Plateau

Three Chinese citizens have been quarantined in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State. The State commissioner of Health, Dr. Nimkong Ndam, confirmed this to Daily Trust on Saturday. The commissioner said the Chinese were suspected having arrived the state ...

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Repentant’ Boko Haram Members Arrive Maiduguri From Niger

Former Boko Haram members and their wives who recently surrendered to troops in Niger Republic have arrived Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The former terrorists arrived at Maiduguri airport in a military aircraft in the company of soldiers led by ...

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