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Shekau Is Crippled – Captured Boko Haram Fighter

A captured Boko Haram fighter says Abubakar Shekau, leader of the sect, can no longer walk effectively.Mohammed Adam, a teenage fighter, who is currently in custody of troops of 195 battalion of the Nigerian army, said Shekau got injured during ...

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Prophet Jailed For Defrauding A Woman In Lagos

Prophet Jailed For Defrauding A Woman In Lagos

A Lagos State High court on Wednesday (today) sentenced popular prophet and Sheperd-in-charge of CCC Global Genesis church, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe to two-year imprisonment for defrauding an American based woman. The trial judge, Justice Olabisi Akinlade sentenced Prophet Oladele ...

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ASUU strike on N3tn agreement by past govt –Minister

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has blamed a previous administration for being responsible for the continuous strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Although Adamu was not specific on which administration he was referring ...

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Nasir El Rufai

Our State Police Proposal Ignored Since 2018 – El-Rufai

…‘We should move fast to remove structural bottlenecks that hobble our country’…Says APC committee proposed significant devolution of powers between federal, state govtsGovernor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State says state police is among the key recommendations the All Progressives ...

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Secondus Commends Buhari For Backing Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Post

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for backing Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in emerging as the first female and African Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The party’s National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus, gave the commendation ...

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Wike Signs Executive Order Proscribing IPOB In Rivers, Says It’s Terrorist Group

Port Harcourt— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group and signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on IPOB its activities in the state. He made this known ...

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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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