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Governor Kashim Shettima vows to visit Gamboru Ngala again despite escaping Boko Haram’s attack.

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State says he will be going back to Gamboru Ngala in a non-bullet vehicle next week despite the recent attack on his convoy by members of Boko Haram. Mr. Shettima said this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at the end of an expanded security meeting, which was…

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Nigeria protests the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana’s Immigration Service.

Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, has protested the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service with the deportation of 723 Nigerians between 2018 and 2019. Abikoye said this at a meeting between him and the Comptroller-General of the GIS, Kwame Takyi, in Ghana. The high commissioner said 723 Nigerians were…

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EFCC nabs an associate of Atiku Abubakar over money laundering.

The Detectives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission are holding a businessman who is said to be an associate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. Mr. Uyi Giwa-Osagie is being suspected of allegedly laundering about $4million, which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) believes to be “suspicious election cash”.…

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United States transfers sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia

The United States of America is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report. A Democratic-led House panel has launched an inquiry over concerns about the White House plan to build nuclear reactors across the kingdom. Whistle blowers told the panel it could destabilize the Middle East…

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INEC urges politicians to be wary of social media posts after voting prior official declaration of results by the commission.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kebbi state has urged politicians to be wary of social media posts after voting prior to the official declaration of result by the commission. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, gave the advice during an interactive session with stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi on…

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Three policemen killed and five people wounded in a bomb blast in Cairo.

Three policemen were killed and five people were wounded, three of them civilians, when an explosive device carried by a militant they were chasing detonated in central Cairo on Monday night. The interior ministry said two policemen died when the bomb went off in El-Darb al-Ahmar district in the capital’s old Islamic Cairo, while three…

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Welfare challenges facing corps members on election duty -NYSC.

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says that the challenges of welfare facing corps members on election duty are unfortunate and not part of the memorandum of understanding it signed with the Independent National Electoral Commission. In a statement by its Director of Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, said INEC had assured it of…

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Gan-Allah Development Association of Nigeria calls on Fulanis to remain calm and refuse all forms of provocation to consider retaliation.

Following the killings in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State last week, the Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria has called on all and sundry particularly the affected Fulani’s to remain calm and refuse all forms of provocation to consider retaliation of any kind. In the same vein, the association commended the State…

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Independent National Electoral Commission has Okays the resumption of political campaigns.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Okayed the resumption of political campaigns. This was contained in a statement by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of the commission’s Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye. According to the statement, INEC opted to reopen the campaigns after consultations with political parties. The campaigns are expected to…

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Four NDLEA agents have been shot by suspected Drug Dealers in Ondo.

Four men of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be drug dealers. The incident reportedly occurred weekend while the deceased were on duty at the checkpoint of the agency’s Ifon Division around Ikaro/Sabo axis in Ose local government area of Ondo…

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