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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari Attends National Defence College Course 24 Participants’ Graduation Ceremony

Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari attended the graduation ceremony of Course 24 participants of the National Defence College, Abuja.  Also present were some present and past generals and leaders including General Abdulsalam Abubakar, House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara among others.  Read President Buhari’s full address below: “I am indeed very happy to attend and address…

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Boko Haram’s New Leader,al-Barnawi Responds To Abubakar Shekau’s Message, Accuses Him Of Killing Fellow Muslims

Newly announced leader of jihadist sect Boko Haram, Abu Musab al-Barnawi has responded Abubakar Shekau’s message to the world after news of his “dethronement” was announced. Read here if you missed. Responding with an audiotaped messaged tagged ‘Revelation’, al-Barnawi accused Shekau of deviating from the path they had chosen and had been engaged in systematic…

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Jonathan Departs Nigeria For Zambia To Lead AU Elections Observation Mission

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday departed Nigeria for Zambia where he will lead the African Union Elections Observation Mission (AUEOM) set to holdon October 11, 2016. The former President last October, also led a 33-nation observer mission to the 2015 General Election in Tanzania. Written by Olufunke Edidi                …

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Nigeria’s Dream Team Beats Japan 5-4 Despite Arriving Late To Manaus Stadium – Watch Highlights!

 arrival in Manaus  The Nigerian Olympics male U23 football team also known as Dream Team in the early hours of today beat their Japanese counterpart 5 goals to 4 in their first match at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This happened despite their late arrival to the Manaus Stadium, in Brazil where the match was held.…

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Boko Haram: ‘I Was Deceived’ – Abubakar Shekau Resurfaces, Reacts To Appointment Of New Leader In Audio Message

  The elusive and now reportedly ousted leader of jihadist sect Jama’atuAhlas-Sunnah li-Da’awatiwal-Jihad popularly known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has reacted to news of IS’s appointment of Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the sects new leader. Shekau according to reports released a recorded message a few hours after ISIS announced news of his successor in the…

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‘Don’t Believe The Cheap Propaganda’ – FG Reacts To Appointment Of New Boko Haram Leader By ISIS

  The Nigerian government has described as cheap propaganda the report that ISIS has appointed a new leader for Boko Haram, saying it is too late to employ such tactics to revive the defeated Nigerian terrorist organization. This was made known in a statement by Segun Adeyemi SA to Hon Minister of Information and Culture,…

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Nigerian Military Dismisses Boko Haram’s New Leadership, Calls It Irrelevant

  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), says the announcement of a new Boko Haram leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi, is irrelevant and inconsequential to the military’s operation in the north east. The Director of Defence Information, DHQ, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday that the military remained focused on its operation in the north east. He…

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