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Efforts ongoing to free Kidnapped catholic priest – Ortom

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has assured the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo that the State Government has intensified efforts to secure the release of the Vicar General of the Diocese, Reverend Father John Adeyi, who was kidnapped two weeks ago. The Catholic Diocese of Otukpo has severally pleaded for his release saying they don’t pay ransom as such […]

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Bodies of slain naval ratings, others recovered in Bayelsa

Three bodies of the naval ratings killed by suspected militants at a wellhead in Nembe creek, Nembe local government area of Bayelsa State have been recovered. The Nation gathered that bodies of unidentified employee of an oil firm, ICEO, and an assistant boat driver who were victims of the attack were also retrieved. The bodies, […]

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Lagos pulls down 84 street gates

The Lagos State Government said it has pulled down 84 street gates which were shut against motorists before the 12:00am deadline it stipulated. The state Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Mr. Muslim Folami, disclosed this while addressing journalists in Alausa on Thursday. Folami said out of the 148 street gates earmarked for demolition […]

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Enugu CP not sacked, but redeployed – Police

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday dismissed reports that the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, has been sacked. In a brief telephone conversation with our correspondent on Tuesday, the Force Spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, said the CP was not sacked, but redeployed elsewhere. “No, the CP was not sacked. He was only redeployed […]

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Lagos shooting: NAF defends rating

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its rating, who allegedly shot four people on Tuesday was not trigger-happy, but was mobbed  by touts before he released a bullet to free himself. The NAF made this known when our reporter contacted the spokesman for the Logistics Command, Nigerian Air Force, Lagos, Squadron Leader, Obi Obasi, […]

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Boko Haram members now hide in foxholes – Army

Following the unconducive environment that now exists for the Boko Haram Terrorists in the North Eastern part of country, the remnants of the terrorists now hide in fox holes to escape the routing of the Nigerian Soldiers. According to the Army Acting Director of Public Relations Colonel Sani Usman the terrorists who have been hibernating in Cinga, […]

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Navy rescues another hijacked vessel

Barely five days after the Nigerian Navy rescued an oil tanker and its crew from pirates near the islands of Sao Tome, another vessel has been recovered off Brass. The supply vessel,  was Wednesday rescued by personnel onboard Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) CENTENARY. It was hijacked off the Coast of Bonny Island but recovered at about 2 […]

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Ambode orders security agencies to apply force against vandals, cultists

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Tuesday ordered security agencies to apply appropriate force to clampdown on criminals, pipeline vandals, miscreants and cultists disturbing the peace of residents in the state. The Governor who spoke during a security inspection tour of Owutu, Ishawo, Oke-Oko and other adjoining communities in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area […]

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