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Army bars soldiers from uploading pictures, videos to social media

The Nigerian army has stated that its men are prohibited from uploading pictures and videos of their operations on social media. As reported by DailyTrust, a lieutenant-general and general officer commanding (GOC) 1 Division Mechanized Army, Kaduna, gave the directive ...

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ALARMING! Civil war officers yet to be paid 38 years pension

Civil War Officers who voluntarily retired or were discharged from service under the 1976 – 1979 military administration want their 38 years pension arrears paid. The group made the demand in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, retired Sgt. ...

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Ahead of the game: NDLEA discovers cocaine inside imported shoes

The officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have discovered parcels of whitish substance that tested positive for cocaine inside foot wears. The cocaine, according to the statement released on ...

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Buhari begins payment of N5000 to 1million “vulnerable” Nigerians

The Buhari administration has done it again, by fulfilling another campaign promise to the poor, vulnerable Nigerians. On the heels of the payment of N30,000 stipend to graduates employed under the N-Power programme and N1.2 million micro credit scheme,  the ...

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Peace Corps free inmates, give assistance to needy

The Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC), Nasarawa State Command, has paid the fines for five inmates in Lafia prison to secure their freedom. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) also reports that the corps donated more than N200,000 to assist patients ...

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MEND goes tough, pass vote of no confidence on Buhari

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has passed a vote of no confidence on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Sunday, Jomo Gbomo, spokesman of MEND, alleged that Buhari has been making conflicting ...

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Kogi monarch abducted in Ajaokuta, N20m ransom demanded

Isah Achuja, the Ohi of Ajaokuta in Kogi state was abducted by unknown gunmen who demanded a ransom of N20 million on Sunday.Achuja was returning to his kingdom from Lokoja, the state capital, when his vehicle was intercepted on the ...

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Full transcript of President Buhari’s new year message

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO NIGERIANS, JANUARY 1, 2017 My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time ...

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FG begins payment of N30,000 stipends to N-POWER beneficiaries

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of the N30,000 monthly stipends for beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme.The N-Power programme is designed by Buhari administration to engage the teeming and massive numbers of unemployed Nigerian graduates from tertiary institutions across ...

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DSS report successes against kidnappers, fraudsters, terrorists

The Directorate of State Services has reported various successes in smashing criminal gangs, including kidnappers, fraudsters and Boko Haram terrorists.In the latest update of the agency’s operations by Tony Opuiyo, its spokesman, the DSS said it has succeeded in degrading ...

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