FRSC marshal killed, two others abducted

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the killing of one of its marshals by suspected armed kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna highway. Sources had earlier told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that the attack occurred on Tuesday at

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How shipping companies import illicit firearms into Nigeria – Customs boss

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed out at shipping companies in Nigeria for their roles in the importation of illicit firearms into the country. Speaking at a meeting with the Nigeria Shippers Council and other

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CBN holds interest rate to avoid exchange rate pressure

The monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained the monetary policy rate at 14 percent. The apex bank also left the cash reserve ratio (CRR) at 22.5 percent. Godwin Emefiele, governor of the CBN,

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Bill Clinton faces fresh sexual assault allegations from 4 women

United States’ former President, Bill Clinton is facing a new round of sexual assault, according to fresh allegations from four women. The fresh allegations – the latest to hit the 71-year-old former president – allegedly come from top-level Democratic Party

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No LG in Nigeria is under Boko Haram control – Presidency

Shehu Garba, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has stated that no local government in Nigeria is at the moment under the control of the Boko Haram foot soldier. Shehu said, after successfully chasing

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BREAKING: Jubilation in Zimbabwe as Mugabe resigns

Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally

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AIT journalist, pregnant wife, 3 kids perish in car crash

The journalists community in Kogi State is in shock over the saddening incident of the death of one of its own that died in road crash with his pregnant wife and three children. Mr. Abdullahi Ibrahim was a senior reporter

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Nigerian Senate urges Buhari to immediately name Federal Poly, Oko, after Alex Ekwueme

Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to immediately name the Federal Polytechnic Oko and other Federal assets after the late former Vice President of Nigeria, Alex Ekwueme. The Senate, in a point of order raised by

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Buhari hosts Togolese President in Aso Rock

Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbé is at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to see President Muhammadu Buhari. This is the second time the Togo president will be in Nigeria in the space of 6 months. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had in June,

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BREAKING: Nigerian Navy elevates 78 officers

Seventy-eight senior officers of the Nigerian Navy, among whom, 18 Commodores, 40 Captains and 20 Commanders have been elevated to the next higher rank in the force, authorities of the Navy has revealed. Making the revelation, the Naval Spokesman, Navy

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