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GUNMEN ABDUCT TRADITIONAL RULER IN YOBE

Suspected gunmen have abducted Alhaji Isa Mai Buba, the District Head of Mashio town in Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State. ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the abduction of the traditional ruler. He said the yet-to-be identified ...

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NA’ABBA: NIGERIA TURNING TO POLICE STATE – AREWA GROUPS

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has expressed dismay that the continuous attempt to suppress the existence of the right of freedom of expression of Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is exposing its failure in sportsmanship, statesmanship and political craftsmanship. The ...

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FG MAKES CLARIFICATIONS ON VIRAL VIDEO OF NIGERIAN IMMIGRANTS IN DUBAI BEING ALLEGEDLY CHASED INTO DESERT

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, has reacted to the viral video of stranded Nigerian immigrants in Dubai who were allegedly chased into the desert. A Nigerian in Dubai made the video claiming they have been chased out to the desert. Recall that UAE authorities in July had announced that Ni...

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KIDNAPPING: COURT TO DECIDE FATE OF EVANS, OTHERS

The ruling of Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on the no-case submissions made by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans and co-defandants is expected today. Justice Hakeem Oshodi is presiding over the kidnap and murder trial. His pronouncement will determine whether or not the case will continue. ...

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BOKO HARAM: PREPARE FOR SPIKE IN CONFLICT, HUNGER IN NORTHEAST – UN WARNS NIGERIA

The deteriorating security situation in northeast Nigeria since the beginning of the year 2020 calls for urgent support for victims of the conflict who are majorly rural dwellers, UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Edward Kallon has said. According to him, the number of people needing humanitarian assist...

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MUSA MANTE BARAZA: GOV MOHAMMED MOURNS AS SLAIN BAUCHI LAWMAKER IS BURIED

Less than 24 hours after he was murdered, the late member of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Honourable Musa Mante Baraza, was on Friday buried in Dass. This is as the state governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, said he received the news of Baraza’s killing by unknown gunmen with shock and ...

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LAGOS GOVT MEETS WITH UBER, TAXIFY OPERATORS, GIVES NEW DIRECTIVES

The Lagos State government on Friday met with the major cab-hailing operators in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu chaired the meeting which was held at the Lagos House in Marina. According to Sanwo-Olu’s Special Assistant on Media, Jubril Gawat, eight key resolutions were agreed by all par...

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COVID-19: 170 STRANDED NIGERIANS RETURN FROM DUBAI

No fewer than 170 stranded Nigerians have arrived Nigeria from the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Their arrival was announced in a tweet by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. The agency said all returnees tested negative to coronavirus. The tweet read, “170 stranded Nigerians on Fly Dubai paid f...

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MAILAFIA REVEALS HOW HE GOT INFORMATION ON NORTHERN GOVERNOR LEADING BOKO HARAM

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, has admitted he got the information about a Northern Governor leading the Boko Haram insurgents from Fulani traders in a market. Mailafia was invited by the Department of State Services (DSS) over the claims. After hi...