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Biafra: Army Says It Would Apply Rules Of Engagement

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it would apply its Rules Of Engagement (ROE) to the letter as it unequivocally warned people agitating for and threatening the dismemberment of the country. Maj.-Gen. Isidore Edet, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division of the army, gave the warning while speaking with journalists at the Officers Mess…

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Photos: World Bank Group Executives Visit Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo yesterday received Wprld Bank Group Executives who paid him a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The group included Lead Economist and Program Leader, Mr. Khwima Nthara, Country Director, Rachid Benmessaud. Also present at the meeting was the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Adenike Adesoun. See more photos below!    …

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UBA Contactless Cards Set Off A Revolution In Card Payments In Nigeria

Phillips Oduoza Group Managing Director – CEO UBA Plc The leading financial services institution in digital banking offerings in Nigeria, and across Africa, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is changing the payments landscape in Nigeria with the introduction of contactless payment cards. The contactless payment cards offer UBA customers an easier and more convenient…

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Another Boko Haram Kingpin Arrested By Troops In Borno

Troops of the 7 Division Garrison in the Lafiya Dole operation have made a remarkable progress by arresting a Boko Haram Terrorist kingpin, Mr. John Trankil, at Kasuwar Shanu in Maiduguri metropolis, the military said Monday, adding that preliminary investigation revealed that 9 terrorists sneaked into the Maiduguri armed with AK 47 assault rifles and…

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Photos: Atiku Chairs Audu’s Governorship Election Fund Raise Ahead Of Kogi Guber Polls

 Atiku with Prince Audu  Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar Sunday night, chaired the fundraise of Kogi APC gubernatorial candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu ahead of the 2015 Kogi State governorship election. See more photos of the former VP at the event below!           Leave your…

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Nigeria Extends MTN’s $5.2bn Payment, Says Will Not Enforce Fine Until Negotiations Are Concluded

Phuthuma Nhleko, new chief executive of MTN  Nigerian authorities will not enforce a $5.2 billion fine on MTN until negotiations have been concluded, the telecommunications company has said on Monday. According to reports by PM News, the company, which earns 37 per cent of its revenues in Nigeria, last week appointed former chief executive Phuthuma…

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France Strikes Back With Series Of ‘Massive’ Air Strikes On Isis Targets

(CNN): French fighter jets bombed a series of ISIS sites in Raqqa, Syria, on Sunday in what officials described as a major bombardment. The airstrikes came two days after a series of terrorist attacks in Paris. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which France’s President described as “an act of war.” ISIS claims Raqqa…

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Former Vice President Atiku Keynote Speaker At AUN’s Founder’s Day 2015- Photos!

Former Vice President and founder, American University of Nigeria Yola, Atiku Abubakar was keynote Speaker at AUN’s Founder’s Day 2015 at LamidoMusdafa Commencement Hall, AUN, Yola on Saturday, 14 November 2015. Present at the ceremony was the Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria Amba Stanisas Kamanzi, Prof William Bertrand, Vice Chairman, BoT, Governor Muhammad Jibrilla, Hajiya Amina Titi Abubakar,…

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