Militant Behind Killing of Military Personnel Surrenders, in JTF’s Custody

[Guardian] Operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) codenamed Operation Delta Safe, has arrested the Niger Delta militant Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo (General Kareowei), whose activities led to a major military offensive in Delta and Bayelsa communities.

[Guardian] Operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) codenamed Operation Delta Safe, has arrested the Niger Delta militant Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo (General Kareowei), whose activities led to a major military offensive in Delta and Bayelsa communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Petrol Scarcity Ends in Lagos, Persists in Port Harcourt, Others

[Guardian] Residents of Lagos and Abuja have begun heaving sighs of relief from the recent fuel scarcity, leaving people in Imo, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Kano and other parts of the country longing for similar respite.

[Guardian] Residents of Lagos and Abuja have begun heaving sighs of relief from the recent fuel scarcity, leaving people in Imo, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Kano and other parts of the country longing for similar respite.

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No Preferred Bidder for 9Mobile’s Acquisition, Says NCC

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied claims that a particular bidder has been anointed to take over 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat, by all means.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied claims that a particular bidder has been anointed to take over 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat, by all means.

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Herdsmen Challenge – Grow Grass in Chad and Mali

[Guardian] The murderous herdsmen are once again on the rampage; about a score of innocent Nigerian lives have been lost in the latest attacks. (Our hearts go out to the victim families in Benue State). This challenge has become insufferable; it is tim…

[Guardian] The murderous herdsmen are once again on the rampage; about a score of innocent Nigerian lives have been lost in the latest attacks. (Our hearts go out to the victim families in Benue State). This challenge has become insufferable; it is time we found an enduring solution to it. The unsettling incidences of foreign-looking herdsmen attacks on Nigerians on their legitimate lands are fast approaching emergency proportions, with the Federal Government seeming unnervingly clueless on how to curb the menace, ev

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Zimbabwe – Tsvangirai’s Ill-Health Forces Debate On Succession Into the Open

[Daily Maverick] The ailing opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s new year message has opened up a succession debate that is usually taboo. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

[Daily Maverick] The ailing opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's new year message has opened up a succession debate that is usually taboo. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

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Massacre, a Jihad Against Christians, CAN Alleges

[Guardian] Yola -The Adamawa State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the killings under the guise of cattle rustling are a jihad against the adherents.

[Guardian] Yola -The Adamawa State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the killings under the guise of cattle rustling are a jihad against the adherents.

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Dangote Sets Up Job Centre to Fight Unemployment in Abia

[This Day] Umuahia -Africa’s richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has partnered the Government of Abia State to fight the scourge of unemployment and enhance human capital development in God’s own state.

[This Day] Umuahia -Africa's richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has partnered the Government of Abia State to fight the scourge of unemployment and enhance human capital development in God's own state.

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Thousands Pay Last Respect As Benue Buries 73 Victims of New Year Day Attacks

[This Day] It was a moment of agonising grief and heart-rending emotions Thursday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, when the bodies of 73 persons killed by suspected herdsmen on new year day were laid to rest.

[This Day] It was a moment of agonising grief and heart-rending emotions Thursday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, when the bodies of 73 persons killed by suspected herdsmen on new year day were laid to rest.

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Benue Killings – Senate Committee Urges Govt to Explore Libya, Boko Haram Link

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has urged the federal government to investigate the possibility that those responsible for the killings in Benue State and other parts of the country, may be fleeing Boko Haram insurgents and dis…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has urged the federal government to investigate the possibility that those responsible for the killings in Benue State and other parts of the country, may be fleeing Boko Haram insurgents and displaced soldiers from Libya.

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9Mobile Sale – Jan 16 Is Deadline for Bidders to Submit Final Bids, NCC Clarifies

[This Day] The telecoms industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), thursday gave further clarification on the true position of 9mobile sale by Barclays Africa, in relation to the January 16 date earlier announced.

[This Day] The telecoms industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), thursday gave further clarification on the true position of 9mobile sale by Barclays Africa, in relation to the January 16 date earlier announced.

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