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Army Reinstates 3032 Dismissed Soldiers

The Nigerian Army had confirmed the reinstatement of 3,032 out of 5000 dismissed soldiers whose cases were reviewed by a committee constituted by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai. The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, made this known at a news conference in Abuja …

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ICPC Starts Probing Chime, Shema, Amaechi, Kwankwaso

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC has commenced investigating four former governors following petitions against them. The four former governors are, Rotimi Ameachi of Rivers, Sullivan Chime of Enugu, Ibrahim Shema of Katsina and Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano. Already, four teams have been raised to visit …

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INEC, Surveyor-General Revisit Delimitation Of Constituencies, Create 30,000 More Polling Units Nationwide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to revisit its suspended plan of delimitation of constituencies which created 30,000 additional polling units to ensure that all Polling Units have about 500 voters each throughout the country. Prof. Attahiru Jega, the former INEC chairman, shelved the project ahead of the …

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Boko Haram: Insurgents On Horseback Kill 26 In Borno

  No fewer than 26 people were feared dead, and several others injured as Boko Haram insurgents  invaded remote villages of Kolori and Ba’ana in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State on Monday. Damboa is located at the heart of the Sambisa Forest, about 85 kilometres drive from Maiduguri, the …

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Bunkering: Army Uncovers Illegal Site Near NPA In Port Harcourt

An illegal oil bunkering site has been discovered in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital by Nigerian Army, the force said on Wednesday. The army said the bunkering site is about one kilometre from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in the state capital. Brigadier Steven Olabanji, Commander of 2 Brigade …

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Cholera: No Outbreak In Bakul, Dunmagari, Others – Bauchi Govt

Following recent speculations in a report that there were several cases of cholera in Bakul, Dunmagari and Gallari, among others in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State, the state government has said that there are no such cases in the state. Dr. Ahmed Fanti, Director, Bauchi State Disease Control, …

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Court Grants Urgent Hearing For BGL’s N5.8bn Debt Case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday rejected the prayer by BGL Group not to urgently hear a case it filed against the Security and Exchange Commission to challenge its suspension from capital market activities. BGL on May 27, 2015, obtained an interim injunction by Justice Saliu Saidu restraining …

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Hell Let Loose In Church: Pastor Barkuma Andrew Chased Out Of Pulpit

Hell was let loose on Sunday at the United Methodist Church in Oshodi, Lagos as the members rejected their pastor and chased him away for allegedly impregnating his housemaid who is also a member of his church. According to the report, Pastor Barkuma Andrew was stopped from leading the church …

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Senate Rules Forgery: Suit Against Saraki, Ekweremadu Still In Court

Contrary to reports in some quarters, the Senate Unity Forum (SUF) on Wednesday said it is going ahead with its suit on the forgery of the Senate Standing Orders against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. Other defendants are the Clerk of the National Assembly, the …

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Federal Appointments: Buhari Didn’t Inform Me Of My Non-inclusion – Ogbonaya-Onu

OnuDr Ogbonaya Onu, chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), has refuted claims making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari called to notify him of his non-inclusion in the latest Federal appointments. According to a Facebook post, Onu reportedly told a friend that Buhari informed him via a phone call that …

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