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NEMA Ushers In 174 Nigerians From Libya, Returnees Laments On Wasted Years!

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 174 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The returnees arrived at the cargo wing of the  Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 1:10am on Friday. The acting zonal coordinator of NEMA in the south-west, Segun Afolayan has confirmed that 61 female adults, four female children and…

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8 Confirmed Dead in Lagos Island Building Collapse

The South-West spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, has disclosed that eight lives were lost, even as 15 persons have so far been rescued from a building collapse that happened in Lagos. The caving-in of the building took place on Tuesday at Tokunbo, off Odunfa Road, Carrena/Martins Street, Lagos Island.…

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Alert! NEMA Warns Communities Along River Niger To Evacuate As Deadly Flood Looms

  Following intense rainfall and rises in water level, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised communities along the river Niger to evacuate immediately to safer ground over the likelihood of floods that may occur at any moment from now. The Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani-Sidi, who gave the advice said the agency…

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Borno: Troops Arrest 3 Boko Haram Commanders, Rescue 1,275 Persons As Shettima Declares State Terror-free

  The Nigerian Army said it had apprehended three suspected Boko Haram commanders, killed 22 others, and rescued 1, 275 hostages after a joint clearance operation with Cameroonian troops along Nigeria-Cameroon border in Borno, reports NAN Col. Sani Usman, Acting Director of Public Relations of Nigerian Army, said this in a statement issued to newsmen…

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Botched Operation: Four Suicide Bombers Killed In Premature Explosion In Borno

Four suspected suicide bombers were killed yesterday, when a premature explosion rocked the vehicle in which they were travelling at Njimtilo, a village just a few kilometres to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Confirming the incident, the information officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mallam AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said in Maiduguri that : “The…

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Boko Haram: 15 Dead In Fresh Bomb Attacks In Abuja!

Last night saw the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in a heated frenzy as massive explosions rocked Kuje Market, Kuje Police Station and the Nyanya overhead bridge. Several bombs detonated, shattering the post-independence day ambience and the peaceful atmosphere that had reigned in Abuja for more than a year. Unconfirmed reports from Nyanya and Kuje…

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Four Dead As School Building Collapses In Plateau State

A building at Abu Naima Primary and Secondary School, an Islamic school in Bukuru, Plateau State collapsed on Sunday afternoon, killing at least four students and injuring 14 others, the state coordinator of emergency services said. “We are still working under the rubble for more bodies and injured,” Abdulsalam Muhammed, the state coordinator for the…

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Synagogue Collapsed Building: I Will Survive This Trying Time – TB Joshua

The founder of The Synagogue Church of all Nations, Temitope Joshua (popularly known as T.B. Joshua), has described the recent incident in his church as a hard time that cannot destroy him. Writing on the church’s official Facebook page, Tuesday, Mr. Joshua said hard times should be counted as joy. “It is through hard times that you gain…

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