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Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, Cultism’re Still Rampant In S/E, Delta — IG

  Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase has said in Awka, Anambra State capital, that armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism had remained rampant in the southern states of Nigeria. The IGP, who chaired the security conference organized by the South East and Delta State governors, promised that the police would …

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Presidency Abolishes Office Of First Lady

  The Presidency has said that an official portfolio was yet to be assigned to Hajia Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, overruling what  hitherto was known as “First Lady’s office”. Apparently renaming it “Office of the Wife of the President”, the Presidency however stated that Mrs. Buhari would, for …

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How Ministries Are Coping Without Ministers Under Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated May 29, but three months later, he is yet to send names of his ministers to the Senate for screening and confirmation. In the meantime, while defending the delay in the submission of the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate by the President, his …

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Ooni’s Final Rites: Palace Orders Residents To Stay Indoors For Oro Deity

  Residents of the ancient town of Ile-Ife, Osun State have been warned to remain indoors for the Oro deity to observe the final funeral rites on Saturday for the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade. According to NAN, the palace town criers went round the town on Friday …

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Boko Haram: 1 Soldier Died As Insurgents Ambush COAS Buratai, Troops Kill 10 Capture 5

  The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, Saturrday displayed leadership by example when he supervised the arrest of four Boko Haram insurgents who ambushed his convoy as he visited troops at the battlefront in the North-east border area of Borno State. An advance team of soldiers moving …

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Ban Ki-Moon, UN Scribe Begins 2-day Visit To Nigeria On Sunday

  The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is scheduled to begin a two-day official visit to Nigeria on Sunday, NAN reports. Ban is expected, to among others, hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa on Monday. The UN Information Centre, Lagos said during the visit, Ban is also …

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ISIS Visa Scandal: How Parradang, NIS Boss Landed In Trouble

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday announced the immediate suspension of the comptroller-general of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr David Shikfu Parradang, from office. Mr Yusuf Ishiaka Alhaji, Director of Press, Ministry of Interior, announced the suspension in a statement dated August 21, 2015 on behalf of the permanent secretary of the …

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Respect Constitutional Order, Safety Of Lives In Guinea Bissau – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply concerned about the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal of Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira and his cabinet by President Jose Mario Vaz. The President particularly urges the leadership in Guinea Bissau, including the military, to ensure respect for constitutional order, sanctity …

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Aug. 27: Muslim Faithful, BBOG Team Up To Pray For Rescue Of Chibok Girls

In line with the planned Global One Week Countdown programme to August 27, 2015, the commemoration of Day 500 of the abduction of 219 girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State on April 14, 2014, some Muslim faithful Friday joined the #BringBackOurGirls to offer prayers for the return …

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Power: Refund N50m To Abuja Consumers – NERC Orders Disco

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has ordered the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company to pay N50m to its various consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as refund for inflated bills despite erratic power supply to their homes and businesses. Dr. Sam Amadi, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NERC, gave the …

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