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Don’t Embarrass Government With Your EndSARS Reports – NBC Tells Media Houses

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has warned media houses in the country to cautiously feature user-generated content in their reports.In a statement released on Tuesday night, the regulator said this directive is aimed at preventing embarrassment to “individuals, organisations, government ...

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Nigerian Army

Press Release: Nigerian Army Sets To Commence Exercise Crocodile Smile Vi Nation Wide

1. The Nigerian Army is set to start its annual Exercise CROCODILE SMILE which is traditionally conducted in the last quarter of the year. This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE VI is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to ...

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isis borno

Isis Released Video, Photos Of Recent Clashes In Nigeria’s Borno

On October 17, ISIS’ news agency Amaq released a video and several photos of the terrorist group’s recent clashes with Nigerian government forces in the northeastern state of Borno. The clashes broke out on October 15 when government forces had ...

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nigerian police

Abba Kyari, SARS Commander In Lagos In 2013- Nicholas Ibekwe Calls Out Super Cop

Premium Times investigative reporter, Nicholas Ibekwe, has called out popular Police officer, Abba Kyari, over what happened when he was the commander of SARS in Lagos in 2013. Mr Ibekwe took to his Twitter page to reveal this and wrote: ...

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SWAT: Six Things To Know About New Police Unit #EndSWAT

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has created a new unit known as Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team which will fill the gaps arising from the dissolution of the defunct SARS.Last Sunday, he disbanded the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

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COVID-19: Nigeria Recorded 155 New Cases On September 7

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 155 cases of the novel virus was recorded in Nigeria on September 7. The 155 recorded cases were spread across 15 states and FCT. Here is the breakdown of the new ...

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lai

Insecurity: We Need Weapons And Platforms To Fight Terrorists – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the nation needs more weapons and platforms to win the insurgency war. He disclosed this in Abuja, the nation’s capital during a New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum on Thursday. “To ...

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Gbajabiamila

₦40bn Probe: Gbajabiamila Empathises With Ailing NDDC Boss Pondei

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has empathised with the acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, following his collapse at the ongoing N40 billion probe. Gbajabimila, who made a surprise appearance ...

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Tolulope

Airforce begins full fledged investigation into Flying Officer Arotile’s death, detains two persons in Kaduna

Following the complaint by the family of late NAF Helicopter Combat Pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotille, through her elder sister, Mrs Damilola Adegboye that the death of the combat pilot was suspicious and should be investigated, authorities of the Nigerian ...

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NDDC Budgets ‘Hijacked’ By Nigerian Lawmakers — Cairo Ojougboh (Video)

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the N40 billion corruption allegation against the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was stunned on Thursday when an official accused unnamed members of the parliament of ‘hijacking’ the commission’s ...

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