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Ile Ife Crisis: Police deploy special force, ringleaders arrested

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris  has deployed a Police Special Intervention Force, to troubled Ile-Ife, Osun state, where a riot broke out on Wednesday. In addition, a Joint Investigation Team made up personnel of Force Criminal Intelligence and ...

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President Buhari set to return on Friday

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is set to return to Nigeria on Friday, Femi Adesina, spokesman of the president, confirmed this in a brief statement on Thursday. Adesina said Buhari expressed appreciation to all those who have been “praying fervently for ...

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Senate summons Customs Comptroller-General, mandate him to appear in uniform

The Senate has mandated the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali to appear in plenary on March 15, unfailingly to address the issue of Customs Tax Duties on vehicles. The Senate also directed that the CG, Ali must appear in ...

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Apo Six: 2 policemen get death sentence, 3 freed

An FCT High Court in Abuja has delivered the much awaited judgment on the killing of six traders in Abuja by policemen on 7 June 2005. Two of the policemen, standing trial, were sentenced to death, while three others were discharged, ...

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Nigerian, Cameroonian troops flush Boko Haram from border villages – Official

Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have cleared seven villages of Boko Haram terrorists in the border between the two countries in a two-day joint operation. The towns and villages, according to a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Sani Usman, ...

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VIDEO: Air Force destroys Boko Haram logistics base

The Nigerian Air Force has announced the successful destruction of a logistics base concealed by fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest. “Two fleeing terrorists were tracked by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to the concealed location where ...

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Osinbajo flags-off Lagos-Ibadan railway line, anticipates 500,000 jobs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has flagged off the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway line, stating that the national rail project will create five hundred thousand jobs. Speaking at the ceremony in Lagos, Osinbajo said the project is one very close to ...

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FG provides free bus and train to Kaduna for air passengers

The Federal Government on Monday announced measures to ease the plight of passengers during the six weeks that the Nnamdi Azikiwe  International Airport in Abuja will be closed for the reconstruction of the sole runway. The measures were announced at a ...

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FG commissions 100-unit housing estate in Imo, promises more

The Federal Government, through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, has successfully completed a 100-unit housing estate in Imo State under the Ministerial Pilot Housing Project of the Ministry of Power, Works and Hosing. The Minister of State for Power, ...

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Development is only long term solution to Boko Haram – UN

The UN Security Council says that the only solution to the Boko Haram terrorism in the Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is the economic development of the region. Matthew Rycroft, the leader of a UN Security Council delegation, ...

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