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Troops Kill ‘Notorious’ Boko Haram Chieftain In Borno- Army

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops in Borno killed a notorious chieftainof the terrorist sect, Boko Haram as well as two other members known for terrorising remote community in the North-East state. Army spokesperson, Colonel. Sani Usman in a statement said personnel on ‘fighting patrol’ killed the suspected terrorists. ‎The statement read, ”As…

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FG Launches Probe Into Aero Contractor’s Use Of Ladder To Disembark Passengers

Following a video which went viral on Saturday, showing passengers alighting from an Aero airplane with a ladder instead of the stairs normally provided by the ground handlers, at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport in Bauchi State, the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika yesterday directed an immediate investigation into the use of…

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ECOWAS Leaders Move To Ban Full Face Veils Worn By Women

Leaders of West African countries have expressed their determination to stop women wearing full-face veils in an effort to curb the growing number of female suicide bombers unleashed by Boko Haram insurgents in the region. President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, told reporters at the close of…

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SSANU To Go On Indefinite Strike December 24

President Buhari  The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), yesterday, ordered all its members to embark on indefinite strike over the planned retrenchment of over 2,000 staff of University Unity Schools. The association said that the indefinite strike would commence on December 24, 2015. While describing the planned retrenchment as an attempt to desecrate…

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PUNCH Newspaper Withdraws From NPAN Over Dasuki Saga

 Nduka Obaigbena  Punch Nigeria Limited, publishers of the PUNCH newspaper, has suspended its membership of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN). The company communicated the decision to the NPAN in a letter dated Thursday, December 17 and signed by its chairman, Wale Aboderin. “After a careful review of recent, and still unfolding, developments, Punch…

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Security Alert!!! FG Uncovers New Boko Haram Plan

The Federal Government yesterday, warned that Boko Haram terrorists, having been smoked out of their safe havens by the military, are planning another sensational abduction of pupils/students or foreigners in a desperate effort to raise funds, through ransom, for food, medical and arms supply. This was made known by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji…

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