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Osinbajo holds meeting with Magu, IGP, DSS DG at Aso Rock

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on ‎Thursday met with Lawal Daura, Director-General of the Department for State Services (DSS), Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of ...

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UBA’s REDTV Sponsors Runway Jazz to Commemorate Lagos @50

REDTV a dynamic online lifestyle channel, supported by United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, has announced its sponsorship of the Runway Jazz Festival as part of events lined up ...

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Ethiopian Airlines the first to land in reopened Abuja airport; Arik to resume today

An aircraft owned by Ethiopian Airlines was the first to land at the reopened Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja, on Tuesday. The aircraft touched down some minutes past 12pm. Ethiopian Airlines was the only foreign airline that made use ...

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Nigerian UN worker arrested for robbing 4 banks in New York.

A Nigerian said to be a journalist and former United Nations employee has been arrested for allegedly robbing four Manhattan banks — all during his lunch hour. According to New York Post, Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was picked up by cops ...

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Troops kill 21 terrorists, rescue 1, 623 Boko Haram victims

Troops on clearance operations on Monday at Jarawa village in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno, rescued 1, 623 captives held by remnants of Boko Haram terrorists after they neutralised 21 terrorists. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said in ...

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Abuja Airport ready for operation, FAAN converts Terminal D to departure hall

Usman Muktar, the Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA, has announced that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway is ready for operation and can be opened on Wednesday. Muktar disclosed this while speaking with newsmen during an inspection of the ...

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NPF deploy squad to dismantle illegal road blocks

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Special X-Squad Teams of the Force to begin the removal of illegal road blocks used for unlawful collection of revenue. The special team would start the dismantling of the road blocks ...

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Abuja runway ready today, two days ahead of schedule – FAAN

Saleh Dunoma, managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says the runway of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready by April 17, two days ahead of the deadline. He gave the assurance in a statement ...

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FBI declares Nigerian fraudster wanted, “whistleblower” to get $1,000 reward

American agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has declared one Kelechi Declan James, a Nigerian, wanted for emails scam. The information was made known in a statement by the New York office office of the agency. It said the ...

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Kano rain kills one, destroys 1,000 houses

One person lost his life while several houses were destroyed following a heavy down pour in Kura local government area of Kano state. One of the victims, Malam Lawan Salisu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on ...

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