Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram in Borno

Reports reaching newsmen indicate that Nigerian soldiers are currently battling to repel an attack by armed Boko Haram fighters in Mainok village, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. Mainok is about 58km from Maiduguri. A security official in Borno

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Petrol tanker on fire in Abuja

A tanker carrying petrol was engulfed by fire at a Conoil filling station, along the airport road in Abuja on Wednesday evening. As at 7:00 p.m., fire service officials were still trying to put out the fire. Witnesses said the

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Ex-President Jonathan greets Wike at 50

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyeson Ezenwo Wike on his 50th birthday, describing him as a leader who has made outstanding contributions to national development. The ex-President who stated this in a goodwill

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WATCH VIDEO: Dino Melaye features in new Music video

The controversial senator, Dino Melaye, has ventured into the entertainment industry following his appearance in a new music video by Afro trap star, Kach, titled Dino. The senator representing Kogi West has also made history as he becomes the first

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Police dismiss three officers ‘involved in drug trafficking’

The Kogi state police command has dismissed three of its officers for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp. Willaim Aya, the command’s public relations officer, who confirmed this on Wednesday,

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I’m not planning to replace Osinbajo, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not planning to replace Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Tinubu said this in response to a report that he may be picked as the running mate of President Muhammadu

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Fuel Scarcity: Motorists spend the night at filling stations

Many motorists on Tuesday spent the night at filling stations queuing for petrol in in Jos, Plateau state capital. A NAN correspondent monitoring the fuel supply situation in Jos said there were long queues at NNPC and Mobil stations where

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CSOs call for halt to NGO Bill, recall of House of Reps members

By Yemi Esho, Abuja A group of civil society organizations, under the aegis of Global Rights Nigeria, has called for a stop to the process of passing a bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Non-Governmental

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‘Where’s the $65bn OBJ left in excess crude account?’ — Amaechi fires another shot at GEJ

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has fired yet another shot at former President Goodluck Jonathan. This comes less than a week after the minister said the time to stop blaming Jonathan had come. Speaking with NAN in Lagos, Amaechi said former President

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Morgan Omodu: Time to restructure Nigeria

There has been resound calls for need to restructure the Nigeria, even though the calls has been around us for a while but the way and manner people talk about it and mobilize for it now cannot be over emphasized.

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