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Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday. “Six traders were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram gunmen on Tuesday,” said Umar Kachalla, from the volunteer security force in Gamboru, a trading […]

A former member of the National Assembly, Sen. Saidu Dansadau, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in Zamfara over incessant killings in the state. Dansadau, who is the Chairman, National Rescue Movement (NRM), made the call while briefing newsmen on the state of Zamfara in Abuja. The victims of recent attack in […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries. The Planning Officer of NEMA, Mr Segun Afolayan, told  Newsmen in Lagos on Friday that the returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, […]

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure, on Wednesday, warned corps members participating in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti not to indulge in electoral malpractice. Kazaure,  ‎who was represented by the corps’ Director of  Planning, Research and Statistics,  Mrs Victoria Okakwu,  gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti while addressing the 4,967 […]

Justice O.A. Obaseki-Osaghae of the National Industrial Court in Lagos has asked anti-graft agencies to probe alleged corrupt practices and mismanagement of funds at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. The judge said she could not shut her eyes to the scale of fraud allegedly perpetrated in the Federal Government’s polytechnic. She said recommending the […]

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