Boko Haram – Military Chiefs Re-Strategize in Maiduguri

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s military chiefs were on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Military Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri, Borno State where they held a four-hour meeting with the commanders of the ongoing counter insurgency war in the coun…

[Premium Times] Nigeria's military chiefs were on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Military Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri, Borno State where they held a four-hour meeting with the commanders of the ongoing counter insurgency war in the country's northeast.

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Could Buhari’s Health Hurt Ruling Party Chances in Ekiti 2018?

[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state, Michael Bamidele, has dismissed Governor Ayodele Fayose’s comment that President Mohammadu Buhari’s illness would form part of the campaign issues in the 2018 governo…

[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state, Michael Bamidele, has dismissed Governor Ayodele Fayose's comment that President Mohammadu Buhari's illness would form part of the campaign issues in the 2018 governorship election in the state.

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Senate Had No Pre-Meditated Plan to Reject Magu – Saraki

[Daily Trust] President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, the Senate had no pre-meditated plan to reject Mr Ibrahim Magu as chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

[Daily Trust] President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, the Senate had no pre-meditated plan to reject Mr Ibrahim Magu as chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Aisha Buhari Launches Campaign for Breastfeeding

[Daily Trust] Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has formally launched the national Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative in efforts to bolster the Abuja Breastfeeding Declaration reached last June to make breastfeeding a priority.

[Daily Trust] Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has formally launched the national Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative in efforts to bolster the Abuja Breastfeeding Declaration reached last June to make breastfeeding a priority.

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Soccer Player Iheanacho Faces Two-Year Jail Term in U.S.

[This Day] Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 20, who completed medical at Leicester City yesterday is facing problems in the U.S. after allegations were made against him that he may have misled a court in Pennsylvania.

[This Day] Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 20, who completed medical at Leicester City yesterday is facing problems in the U.S. after allegations were made against him that he may have misled a court in Pennsylvania.

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In Fighting Corruption, Don’t Focus On Loot Recovery Alone, Says Saraki

[This Day] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the anti-graft agencies to focus more on stopping corruption in public offices than dedicate time on recoveries alone.

[This Day] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the anti-graft agencies to focus more on stopping corruption in public offices than dedicate time on recoveries alone.

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State of Anomie or Governance?

[This Day] It appears that the federal government of Nigeria has surrendered its powers and might to violent criminals. It is incredulous that there is no part of the country that can be considered safe for any citizen anymore. Even the mega city-state…

[This Day] It appears that the federal government of Nigeria has surrendered its powers and might to violent criminals. It is incredulous that there is no part of the country that can be considered safe for any citizen anymore. Even the mega city-state of Lagos with its excellent managers is also not free from the violent upsurge. Businessmen and students are taken away by kidnappers at will. In Rivers state the norm is to kill, maim and bully while herdsmen and kidnappers roam the streets with impunity. In Kaduna st

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I Have Not Purchased Any New Airplane – Tinubu

[This Day] A former Governor of Lagos State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described as false, a report that he has purchased a new airplane, saying the said publication was not impartial and obje…

[This Day] A former Governor of Lagos State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described as false, a report that he has purchased a new airplane, saying the said publication was not impartial and objective in its reportage.

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Banks to Extend 9mobile’s Loan Pending New Investors

[This Day] A group of Nigerian banks has agreed an extension to a $1.2 billion loan made to 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, pending the mobile operator finding new investors.

[This Day] A group of Nigerian banks has agreed an extension to a $1.2 billion loan made to 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, pending the mobile operator finding new investors.

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