Boko Haram – Shekau Still in Sambisa, Wears Masks – FG

[Vanguard] In what seems like a reversal of its past positions on the killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubukar Shekua, the federal government on Tuesday said the terrorist was still alive in Sambisa Forest, saying that the manhunt against him by the Nige…

[Vanguard] In what seems like a reversal of its past positions on the killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubukar Shekua, the federal government on Tuesday said the terrorist was still alive in Sambisa Forest, saying that the manhunt against him by the Nigerian armed forces was still active.

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#BBNaija – Tension As T-Boss, Debie-Rise, Bally and Marvis Up for Eviction

[Vanguard] Palpable tension may have returned to the Big Brother Naija house as today’s fresh nominations put TBoss, Debie-Rise, Bally, and Marvis up for eviction, just less than 24 hours after the trio of Bally, TBoss and Debbie-Rise narrowly escaped …

[Vanguard] Palpable tension may have returned to the Big Brother Naija house as today's fresh nominations put TBoss, Debie-Rise, Bally, and Marvis up for eviction, just less than 24 hours after the trio of Bally, TBoss and Debbie-Rise narrowly escaped eviction.

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Boko Haram – We Will Soon Capture Shekau – Minister

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday confirmed that the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed Boko Haram insurgency.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday confirmed that the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed Boko Haram insurgency.

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Niger NUT Advocates Implementation of N18,000 Minimum Wage

[This Day] Minna -The Niger State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has reopened the case for the payment of N18,000 minimum wage to workers by the state government. The union said the implementation of the federal government policy was long …

[This Day] Minna -The Niger State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has reopened the case for the payment of N18,000 minimum wage to workers by the state government. The union said the implementation of the federal government policy was long overdue.

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How Those Who Took Money From Jonathan Turned Against Him – Bishop Kukah

[Premium Times] The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has criticised the perception that he was close to former President Goodluck Jonathan for what he could get.

[Premium Times] The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has criticised the perception that he was close to former President Goodluck Jonathan for what he could get.

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Magu’s Case Will Test Nigerians’ Resolve On Corruption – Former Akwa Ibom Governor

[Premium Times] A former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, has weighed in on the Senate’s rejection of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, saying that it was now left for the country to take…

[Premium Times] A former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, has weighed in on the Senate's rejection of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, saying that it was now left for the country to take a stand either for or against corruption.

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Senate Suspends Confirmation of RECs to Protest Buhari’s Refusal to Sack Magu

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, after expressing concerns with the continued stay of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic a…

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, after expressing concerns with the continued stay of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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