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Army reacts denies halting Operation Deep Punch II to allow Shekau escape

The attention of Theatre Command, Operation LAFIYA DOLE has been drawn to unfortunate mainstream and social media reports and insinuations that troops advance at the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH II was deliberately halted to allow the escape of the purported factional Boko Haram terrorists group leader, Abubakar Shekau in Sambisa forest. This is not true. …

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UN condemns violations of freedom of expression in S/Sudan

A UN report has revealed that undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “further shrinking the space for debate and dissent” in war-torn South Sudan. The report also warned that incitement to hatred continues to cause mistrust, fear and violence as well as a growing climate of self-censorship in the …

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Buhari’s speech at during anti-corruption summit in Adamawa

  I am delighted to be here today, and to be part of this memorable event. It is very encouraging that a State Government on its own ventures into the subject matter of fighting Corruption deliberately, as well as transparently subjects its methods to the whole nation for detailed discussion. You may recall back on …

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Abubakar Tureta was of remarkable erudition and character – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari paid tribute to late Islamic scholar, Abubakar Tureta, describing him as a man of remarkable erudition and character who spent his life promoting peaceful co-existence among people of different faiths. In a condolence message to the family of the late scholar, President Buhari said the deceased lived an incredibly humble life, will …

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Buhari score self high on key priorities of his administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is achieved greatly regarding key priority areas like security, anti-corruption and getting the economy out of recession. Expressing delight that more young people are venturing into agribusiness while security, especially in the northeast, had remarkably changed from what he met in 2015. The President made the statement when he …

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Recovered assets will be sold off, Buhari declares

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said all mismanaged and misappropriated national assets recovered will be sold off and proceeds paid to the treasury for the benefit of the country. President Buhari gave the assurance in Daura, his hometown, when he received representatives of social groups in Daura Emirate said his administration will continue to pursue …

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American Soldier announces her engagement to herself

An American soldier, Dr. Safford took to Instagram to announce that she’s engaged…..and it wasn’t to anyone else but herself. Sharing edited photos of herself on bended knees and feigning surprise, Safford joked that she never saw herself getting married. She wrote: I SAID YES! For the past 2 years, I could NEVER see myself …

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Buhari’s speech during induction of Tsai, unmanned aerial vehicle

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Kaduna commissioned the unmanned aerial vehicle, Tsai, of the Nigerian Air Force. See the full speech below: REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAl REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE INDUCTION OF THE TSAI, UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE, THURSDAY 15 FEBRUARY, 2018, KADUNA. It is a pleasure to be …

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N-Power reacts to non-payment of January stipends

N-Power has reacted to the non-payment of stipends to 2016 batch of the scheme, apologizing for making the beneficiaries not to meet their monthly obligations. In a message released yesterday, the Federal Government youth empowerment scheme said said it is working “working assiduously to fix this” but did not mention the cause of the delay. …

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BBNaija: Tears for fears of eviction looms housemates

As the possibility of being evicted looms on the horizon, the Housemates seem to be full of raw emotion, tension and wild energy. It could have been the alcohol, pre-show jitters or just something in the air, needless to say there were lot of tears flowing through the Big Brother House last night. First Lolu absolutely …

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How UK law throws Nigerians with properties in panic

United Kingdom’s new law which required foreigners who own properties to identify their source of income has reportedly thrown many Nigerians into panic making several calls to the Federal Ministry of Finance’s Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme hotlines , leading the lines to crash on Friday.   A source at the VAIDs office told the …

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Prices aside, crypto’s tech stack is steadily improving

A look at the headlines of late may leave you with a familiar conclusion – with all the ups and downs in the market, it’s just too early to take crypto seriously. And it’s true, despite the best efforts of even the industry’s most notable developers, the world’s largest cryptocurrencies remain not just volatile, but …

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FG to establish science centres in 6 geo-political zones – Minister

The Federal Government on Friday said it concluded plans to establish science centres in the six geo-political zones of the country. The Minister for Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this on Friday after assessing the Assumpta Science Centre located at Ofekata Orodo in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo. Onu said the move …

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Trump tells Israel peace means compromise

U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make “significant compromises” for peace with the Palestinians. The Palestinians were outraged by Trump’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, a move overturning decades of U.S. reticence on the city’s status, and say they are looking at additional …

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Grazing policy not to colonize any part of Nigeria, say Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja explained that the policy proposed by Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, President Buhari said the intention of …

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Why Prince William and Kate Middleton split at university

Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton got married in 2011 but surely had their fair share of rough relationship, were reported to have splitted while dating during their university days. Now blessed with two kids, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, the couple said they splitted then because “It was very much trying …

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Saraki to appears before CCT today over 3 charges

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, will on Tuesday (today) appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over the three count charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission bordering on false declaration of assets. Saraki who was earlier charged on 18 offenses but later reduced to three, of which the …

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