Military foils suicide attack, kills 3 suicide bombers

Three suicide bombers were killed by the military on Friday in the Simari area of Maiduguri, the police and a vigilance group confirmed. The organisations said the incident occurred at Simari on the outskirts of Maiduguri about 10p.m. when a

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We spent N15bn to beef up security in 2016 – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday evening said the State Government spent over N15billion last year to beef up security and ensure the safety of lives and property. Governor Ambode, who spoke at a dinner held at the

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Barca lost Neymar Sr support over unpaid bonus

Neymar’s father and agent, Neymar Sr, has told Spanish radio that Barcelona lost his support to retain his son when they refused to pay a bonus for signing a new contract last year. The Brazilian joined Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday

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Stop ongoing projects, pay salary arrears, NULGE tells govt

The National Union of Local Government Employees, Bayelsa State chapter, has asked the state government to stop infrastructural projects in the council areas in the state in order to concentrate on clearing salary backlogs of council workers. It noted that

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Lagos orders Laspotech workers to return to work, sues staff unions

Lagos State government has filed a motion on notice for interlocutory injunction before the National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos to restrain the staff unions of Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech) from embarking on another strike action. The state government also

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Rwanda’s Kagame sweeps presidential polls to win third term

Rwanda’s incumbent leader Paul Kagame has sealed a crushing victory in presidential elections that granted him a third term in office, extending his 17 years in power. Kagame has won international plaudits for presiding over a peaceful and rapid economic

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Barcelona ready to hijack Arsenal’s bid for Thomas Lemar

Barcelona have entered the race to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco. French outfit, L’Equipe, reports that the La Liga side are eyeing Lemar to replace Neymar, who has completed a €222million move to Paris Saint-Germain this week. It is believed

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N30tn revenue loss: Senate panel orders 30 CEOs’ arrest

The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tarrif and Marine Transport, on Friday issued a warrant for the arrest of Chief Executive Officers of 30 companies accused of complicity in the N30tn revenue loss in the import and export

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Badoo strikes in Ikorodu, injures one

One person has been reported injured as Badoo boys stroked at Igbo- Agbowa, Ibeshe area of Ikorodu. Details later… Share with friends on WhatsAppfollow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng Share This:

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We’re drinking our oil and eating our children’s future

By Fisayo Soyombo In 2007, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was desperate to solve a conundrum that was nearly as old as Nigeria’s independence. It was an especially recalcitrant problem. Ibrahim Babangida, former Military President, also attempted to solve

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