UN flag at half-mast for Kofi Annan

The flag at UN headquarters in New York is flying at half-mast on Saturday as the intergovernmental organisation marks the death of its former Secretary-General, Kofi Annan.…


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Police vow to tackle rising armed robbery, kidnapping in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has vowed to tackle armed robbery and kidnapping cases in Udege and Agwada Development Areas of the state. The post Police vow to tackle rising…


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Rivers bye-election: Suspected political thugs attack NAN reporter  

Suspected hoodlums on Saturday mobbed a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria covering a local election in Port Harcourt, Rivers. The post Rivers bye-election: Suspected…


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Terrorism has claimed 26,000 lives in North East – UN

Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri The United Nations on Friday said Boko Haram insurgency in the north eastern part of Nigeria had led to the death of about 26,000 persons. It added that…


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Buhari returns to Nigeria today after vacation in London

Olalekan Adetayo President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria today after his latest vacation. His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,…


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APC, Senate caucus consider Lawan, Adamu, Ndume for Saraki’s seat

John  Alechenu and Leke Baiyewu The All Progressives Congress and its Senate caucus are considering no fewer than  three senators  to replace the President of the Senate, Dr.…


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Insecurity: Army to establish intelligence, information fusion centre in Kaduna

•Security administrators brainstorm, strategise on way forward    Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has concluded plans to set up a fusion centre for intelligence and information…


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Biafra: Imo women protest half naked over Nnamdi Kanu

The police in Imo on Friday arrested some women protesting over the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for allegedly conducting…


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UN demands release of 3 aid workers abducted by Boko Haram

The United Nations (UN) on Friday demanded the immediate release of three aid workers abducted while providing humanitarian support at Rann, Kalabalge Local Government Area of…


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US Embassy May Resume Abuja Consular Services After Eid-el-Kabir Holidays

The US Embassy has said the suspended consular services in Abuja may resume after the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. The embassy stated this in an updated information on its website…


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