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5 terrorists, 4 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on Yobe community

Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.
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FCTA gets new Chief Press Secretary

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has approved the appointment of Mr Tony Ogunleye as Chief Press Secretary (CPS) for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).
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APC chairman in Benue shot dead by unknown gunmen

According to reports, the APC chairman was killed on Saturday, February 16, 2019 by unknown gunmen.
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Katsina Donates N500,000 to Parents of Deceased Corps Member

Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina State government has donated the sum of N500,000 to the parents of a corps member, Ibrahim Shehu Zango, who died recently in a ghastly motor accident. The corps member, who was said to have travelled to his home town in Niger State and was on his way back to […] The post Katsina Donates N500,000 to Parents of Deceased Corps Member appeared first on THISDAYLIVE ...
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Airports operated 24 hours on Feb.15 to distribute INEC materials – NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday said that it ensured a 24-hour operation at all Nigerian airports on Feb. 15 to facilitate the transportation of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) materials nationwide.
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CAN calls for prayers, calm over elections’ postponement

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kogi chapter, has advised Nigerians to remain calm and continue to pray fervently for peaceful elections.
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Pre-election violence: NANS wants politicians to desist from politics of bloodshed

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Sunday, appealed to politicians to desist from politics of bloodshed to enhance growth and inclusiveness of the democratic process.
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Catholic Church defrocks ex-Cardinal over Sexual Abuse

The Vatican said it had defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick after he was found guilty of sexual abuse, Washington Post reports. McCarrick’s punishment is described as one of the most significant abuse-related punishment given to a former cardinal in the modern history of the Roman Catholic church. A short statement confirmed that a canonical process […] The post Catholic Church ...
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Sen. Ubah demands probe into rumours of his arrest over money laundering

Sen. Andy Ubah, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, has said that he was never arrested over any reason.
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Elections postponement: INEC retrieves sensitive materials from LGs in Plateau

Following the shift in the date for the conduct of the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has retrieved all sensitive materials earlier distributed to the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.
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Lucky Igbinedion’s Son, 1 Other die In Texas Truck Accident

Two men of Nigerian origin have died after a freight truck pulling multiple trailers collided with their car near North Slide and Clovis Highway, Lubbock TX on Friday. KCBD reports that the two men have already been identified as 23-year-old Igbinedion Osaretin who is the son of former Edo state governor Lucky Igbinedion, and 21-year-old Esosa […] The post Lucky Igbinedion’s Son, 1 Other ...
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Fulanis Abandon Community after 66 Died in Kaduna Attack

El-Rufai, GOC, CP visit affected villages The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that what remained of the Rugar Fulani community were burnt […] The post Fulanis Abandon Community after 66 Died in Kaduna Attack ...
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SERAP Blames Successive Govts, N’Assembly for 2019 Election Delay

By Udora Orizu in Abuja The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked Nigerians to hold successive governments and the leadership of the National Assembly responsible for the “patently unlawful postponement of the 2019 general elections” initially scheduled to hold on February 16, but now shifted on February 23. In a statement signed by […] The post SERAP ...
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Election postponement won’t stop APC’s victory, says Egbeyemi

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, on Sunday expressed confidence that the postponement of the general elections by one week will not stop the All Progressives Congress (APC) from winning the polls.
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