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Ten suspected key Boko Haram members at Bitta in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno have met their waterloo, while attempting to escape the onslaught of Nigerian Army troops on them. A statement by the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, issued in Abuja, noted that the ten suspects were captured during the operation, […]

FALANA Still from the Senate, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has described the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate, “illegal”. Falana said no legislative House has the power to remove or suspend any of its members, adding that only a court of law or the constituents have the authority to do […]

UN COMMITTEE Ambassador Peters Emuze has been elected as Nigeria’s candidate, to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in a keenly-contested election held at the UN Headquarters, New York. Reports say Emuze was elected for a four-year tenure and he would be representing the African continent on the panel from 2019 to […]

SPEAKER Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the freedom of the rest of the Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity and Leah Sharibu, the Christian girl still held by the insurgents before the general election. Dogara and other members of the House were reportedly […]

SULTAN The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has given Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria two months to identify and apprehend herdsmen behind killings in Nigeria. The Sultan gave the order during the formal swearing-in of the newly elected executives of MACBAN in […]

NASARAWA There was pandemonium yesterday as Internally Displaced Persons, hauled stones at the convoy of Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, who was in Obi Local Government Area for assessment visit to some of the IDP camps and other affected villages. The IDPs, who were protesting the killing of their relations by people believed to […]

US MILITARY United States military has expressed concerned over attacks being carried out by foreign extremists in Nigeria and other West African countries. The Army’s concern came a week after President MuhammaduBuhari blamed the rise in herders’ attacks on foreign militia trained by late Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi. At the African Land Forces Summit in Abuja […]

REPRESENTATIVE In the meantime, the member, representing Oredo Federal Constituency of Edo State in the National Assembly, MrOmoregieOgbeide-Ihama, has scored the administration of President MuhammaduBuhari low on security and economy. The lawmaker has also called on the government to deploy the necessary security apparatus to check the current serial killings now going on across the […]

OSINBAJO Federal government has assured the thirty six states of the country of its readiness to support them “without discrimination along party lines”. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, made the commitment in Umuahia at the inauguration of the state’s Tele-health initiative, which he described as commendable effort in the healthcare delivery system in the state. The […]

ABIA Abia State Government House has been thrown into deep mourning following the death of two women in the convoy bearing the wife of the state governor, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu in an auto crash. One of the dead women was identified as Mrs Promise Uche-Nwamkpa, wife of a former member of the Abia state House […]


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