Shiites Rally in Abuja, Demand El-Zakzaky’s Release

[Premium Times] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, on Wednesday took to the streets in the Federal Capital Territory FCT demanding the release of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, who have been in detention since December 2…

[Premium Times] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, on Wednesday took to the streets in the Federal Capital Territory FCT demanding the release of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, who have been in detention since December 2015, despite a court order for their release.

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State Among 37 Countries Facing Water Stress

[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been listed among 37 countries in the world currently facing extremely high levels of water stress, which occurs when more than 80 per cent of the water available for agriculture, industry and domestic use is withdrawn annual,…

[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been listed among 37 countries in the world currently facing extremely high levels of water stress, which occurs when more than 80 per cent of the water available for agriculture, industry and domestic use is withdrawn annual, report from the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) stated.

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NCAA Okays Helicopter Operations in Abuja

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has cleared all helicopter operators duly certified by the regulatory authority to commence operations in and out of Abuja.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has cleared all helicopter operators duly certified by the regulatory authority to commence operations in and out of Abuja.

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Civic Groups, Senators Condemn Attack On Amnesty International

[Premium Times] Leading Nigerian civil society organisations, advocacy groups and individuals were joined by a Senator on Wednesday to condemn the attack on Amnesty International, AI, by a controversial group.

[Premium Times] Leading Nigerian civil society organisations, advocacy groups and individuals were joined by a Senator on Wednesday to condemn the attack on Amnesty International, AI, by a controversial group.

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Zaki Ibiam Killings – Police Deploy Special Units

[Premium Times] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Police Special Tactical Force to end the killings by unknown gunmen in Zaki-Biam, Ukum local government of Benue State, police spokesperson said.

[Premium Times] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Police Special Tactical Force to end the killings by unknown gunmen in Zaki-Biam, Ukum local government of Benue State, police spokesperson said.

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Naira Gains N20 Against Dollar

[Premium Times] The naira appreciated significantly against the dollar on Wednesday to trade at N410 to the dollar, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

[Premium Times] The naira appreciated significantly against the dollar on Wednesday to trade at N410 to the dollar, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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