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Boko Haram leader, Shekau dresses in woman attire- Army Spokesperson

The concerted efforts of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on the ongoing clearance of the Boko Haram terrorists through Operation DEEP PUNCH II has been yielding tremendous results. A statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, said that troops have successfully been clearing Boko Haram camps …

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President Buhari challenges security agencies on intelligence gathering

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the nation’s security agencies, particularly the Police and Department of State Services (DSS), to take intelligence-gathering and sharing much more seriously. The President, who gave the challenge on his official twitter handle;@MBuhari, was speaking on the outcome of the meeting of the …

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Lagos extends Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road reconstruction to Ladipo axis …Approves construction of pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop …As Ambode orders spare parts traders to vacate construction sites

The Lagos State Government on Monday approved the extension of the ongoing reconstruction of the International Airport Road to Ladipo International Market axis along Oshodi Apapa Expressway. The Government also announced plans to construct a pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop in response to the yearnings of traders and residents …

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Former Head of State says Nigeria will benefit from Pamo University of Medical Sciences

Former Nigerian Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar has declared that the establishment of Pamo University of Medical Sciences will help the country conserve foreign exchange as highly trained medical doctors will be educated locally. Abubakar, who is the Chairman of the Governing Council and Board of Trustees of Pamo …

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President Buhari explains proposed policy on grazing areas, says no plan to colonise any part of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday in Abuja, explained that the policy proposed by the Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, …

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NLNG presents $200,000 to 2017 Literature, Science Prizes winners; President Buhari congratulates winners; Commends NLNG

Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, Wednesday at a Public Presentation in Lagos, formally presented The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science, which come with a cash prize of $100,000 each, to four winning entries that emerged from the 2017 cycle. President Muhammadu Buhari , in a statement …

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Farmers/herdsmen clashes: Buhari warns against reprisal attacks; Commissions Karu International Market, other projects during official visit to Nasarawa State

By Ismaila Chafe, Olukayode Babalola President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned against reprisal attacks to strengthen security in parts of the country. Buhari issued the warning while inaugurating the Comprehensive Special School, Lafia, Nasarawa State. The president admonished victims of reported attacks and urged them not to engage in reprisals. …

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President Buhari signs Air Services Agreements; Executive Order to improve Local Content in Science, Engineering procurement

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the Instruments of Ratification of the Bilateral Air Services Agreements between Nigeria and Algeria; Congo; the People’s Republic of China; Qatar and Singapore. Also on Monday, President Buhari in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in …

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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting; Vows to review Nigeria’s security architecture in letter to Senate President

By Naomi Sharang President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he would review the entire national security architecture to tackle security challenges confronting the country. The president stated this in a letter dated Jan. 25, 2018 to President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, which was read at plenary on Wednesday. …

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