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Buhari to bandits: Surrender your weapons, or face disgraceful and violent ends

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned bandits terrorising Katsina Zamfara, Sokoto, Niger and Kaduna states to surrender their weapons, or face “disgraceful and violent ends.’ Garba...

Defence Headquarters releases scorecard of operations, says 600 terrorists, bandits killed in May 2020

  THE Nigerian Defence Headquarters says its operations across the North East, North Central and South South between May 6 and May 28 resulted into...

Nine soldiers wounded as troops kill 20 Boko Haram terrorists

TROOPS of the Nigerian army have reported killing twenty Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday in a fierce encounter at the northwest of Baga town...
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Senate calls for decentralisation of Nigerian Police, endorses community policing

THE Senate has called for the de-centralisation of the Nigeria Police Force and the need for community policing as a way of addressing the...

Army destroys armed militia camp, recovers ammunition in Benue

TROOPS of Operation Whirl Strokes under the Nigerian Army has destroyed a camp of the armed militia operating at Anku Mbagen in Atera -Jange...

INTERVIEW: I have no words that can cure Buhari’s illness — Odinkalu [Part II]

CHIDI Odinkalu, a writer and Professor of Law, and former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission has for several decades dedicated himself to...
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CHECK: Did Lai Mohammed describe Nigeria as the world’s ‘safest’ country to live in?

THOUGH news reports published on Monday quoted the Information Minister Lai Mohammed, saying Nigeria is the "safest and freest country" to live in the...

We want to return but embassy in China not helping, Nigerian in Wuhan replies Minister

A NIGERIAN Twitter user, who says he lives in Wuhan, China, has replied information minister Lai Mohammed, describing as false the claim that the...

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

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