Boko Haram’s days are numbered – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, said the days of Boko Haram terrorists are numbered, in spite of occasional attacks of Nigerian targets. Mr. Buratai gave the assurance while addressing troops of the 8 Division at Monguno, headquarters of

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BREAKING: Abducted Edo reverend sisters regain freedom

Three Catholic reverend sisters and three other females, who were kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State, have been released. The sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent regained their freedom after spending 53 days in the kidnappers’ den. It

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British government set for Monday reshuffle

Britain’s government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures, according to MPs. Deputy prime minister Damian Green is set to be replaced after stepping

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Four teenage girls drown in Jigawa pond

Tragedy struck Sakwaya, a village in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Saturday when four teenage girls reportedly drawned in a pond while searching for firewood. The incident occurred ‎in the afternoon when the little girls attempted to swim across a stagnant

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Kwara to engage 10,000 youth farmers in 2018

The Kwara State Government, on Sunday, said it has commenced plans to engage 10,000 youth farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) newly-introduced Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS). Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Adegoke Bamidele, who gave

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Kogi retires 8 perm secs, dismisses 1,774 workers

The Kogi Government on Sunday confirmed the compulsory retirement of eight permanent secretaries, some directors, and the dismissal of 1, 774 others from the state civil service. The affected staff were served their letters last December, NAN has confirmed The

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Walcott set for Arsenal exit

Southampton appear set to complete the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal but will hope they can thrash out a transfer fee with the Gunners in order to have to winger back at St. Mary’s. Walcott started his career at

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Stoke sack Hughes

Mark Hughes has been sacked as manager of Stoke City, just hours after the club’s FA Cup third-round exit at the hands of League Two Coventry City. A run of five defeats in seven Premier League games also contributed to

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Air Force, Army inflict heavy loss on terrorists

The military has claimed it dealt a heavy blow to terrorists earlier in the week, when it bombarded Boko Haram structures in Sambisa Forest. A statement by Nigerian Air Force spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, in Abuja, yesterday, said

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Nigeria’s SSS ‘arrest Cameroon’s separatist leaders’

Nigerian authorities have arrested leaders of a group leading a separatist movement in neighbouring Cameroon. At least seven leaders of the Movement for the independence of Southern Cameroonians were arrested by the State Security Service on Friday in Abuja, several

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