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Chief of Army Staff escapes assassination by Shiite sect – Army spokesman; Three dead, 20 injured as sect clashes with Army in Zaria

Three persons were confirmed dead while twenty sustained injuries in Zaria, Kaduna State on Saturday as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shiites clashed with the Army. Eyewitness had it that the COAS was in Zaria to attend the Passing Out Parade at the 73 Regular …

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Dakuku hails sack of PDP NASS members

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has hailed the verdict of the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja which sacked National Assembly members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The APC chieftain, who spoke shortly after the announcement, described the judgement as victory …

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Anti-corruption war will step on big toes – Presidency; as FG files 19 more charges against Dasuki

Following the addition of 19 more charges against the former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, Thursday, the Presidency, Friday, stated that the prosecution of the war against corruption will mean government stepping on toes in the country. Dasuki, now under detention, is being accused of extra-budgetary spending …

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FG set to launch national security campaign against insurgency – Lai Mohammed; says ‘civilian component is missing’

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Friday, kick-started the process of launching a national security campaign to counter insurgency across the nation, especially in the North-east. The Minister met with representatives of relevant agencies in Abuja in an effort to design a national communication strategy for the campaign, …

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Stephen Keshi loses wife to cancer

Former coach and captain of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi lost his wife of 33 years, Kate to cancer. She died in the United States, Wednesday after illness. A statement from Keshi’s representative, Emmanuel Ado, revealed that Mrs Kate Keshi, has been battling with cancer. “With gratitude to God, the …

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