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Mansion Of Mastermind Behind Omoku Killings Demolished, 32 Others Declared Wanted By Government

Property belonging to slain Niger Delta militant, notorious kidnapper, and the mastermind behind the Omoku New Year Day killing in Rivers State, Don Waney has been demolished. According to reports, his multi-million naira mansion located in Omoku in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State was brought down under the watch of heavily-armed security agents…

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Libya Returnees Disappointed & Reject Edo Government N1000 Transport Fare

Some Libya returnees has rejected the N1, 000 transport fare given to them by the Edo State Government to transport them to their hometowns. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the returnees had on Tuesday protested the non-payment of stipend as transport fare to their homes within the state saying that they had expected…

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200 Migrants From Nigeria, Other African Countries Drown In Mediterranean Enroute Europe

It was a tragic start to New Year for migrants from Nigeria and other countries as hundreds of them crossing to Italy and Spain were feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said. IOM’s Public Information Officer in Libya, Christine Petré, reported that the boats carrying the migrants departed…

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Benue Government Denies Recruiting Militia Members Arrested By Army With Arms

Benue State Government has denied recruiting the militia group whose nine members were arrested in Takum, Taraba State in possession of five AK 47 rifles by the Army. Spokesperson of the 13 Brigade, Capt. Kayode Owolabi, formerly revealed that the suspects were arrested by troops of 93 Battalion deployed in Arufu, a border town between…

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Buhari Appoints Ahmed Rufai Abubakar As New DG Of National Intelligence Agency (NIA)

In a presidency statement announced on Wednesday, President Buhari approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director General with “immediate effect.” Ahmed Rufai Abubakar is a retired career Foreign Service officer, who till his appointment served as Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on Foreign Affairs/International Relations.” In…

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Obasanjo, Gowon, Jonathan, Others To Get N280m From FG For Car Purchase

Former presidents and Heads of State, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.); and Chief Ernest Shonekan will all receive a gift from the Federal Government. The Federal Government has approved N280.1m cash payments to former Presidents and Heads of State in 2017 to buy…

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Yusuf Buhari To Be Flown To Germany For Further Treatment Due To Unresponsive Treatment

Yusuf Buhari who has been receiving treatment at the Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja following his motorbike accident has remained unresponsive to treatment and will be flown to Germany for further medical attention. Yusuf was in a severe medical condition and could not be immediately airlifted outside Nigeria for treatment due to the severe injuries to his…

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Online Publishers Association Of Nigeria (OPAN) Launches “Free Press Defence Fund” For Incarcerated Online Journalists

Nigeria’s leading association of digital/new media publishers known as Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has launched a “Free Press Defence Fund” to help incarcerated online journalists. In a press statement issued by OPAN, it was disclosed that the association has already launched multiple suits against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris in…

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Herdsmen & Farmers Conflict! Buhari Plans Conference Of Stakeholders Involved To Provide Lasting Solutions

In finding lasting solution to the frequent conflicts between farmers and herdsmen, the Presidency is planning a conference of stakeholders of infrastructural and agricultural development to help put in place a plan for relief and a long term plan for the expansion of agriculture in the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on…

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