• Buratai Reveals War Tactics Used Against Boko Haram

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    The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, said the lessons he learnt from the Bangladesh National Defense while on course had been very useful in the counter insurgency operations in the North-East. Mr. Buratai, a Lieutenant General made this known in Lagos, yesterday when he received the Bangladesh Army Chief of Staff, Abu Shafiul Huq….

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  • Police Confirm 7 Dead, 11 Hospitalised In Calabar Electrocution

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    Cross River Police Command has confirmed seven people dead and 11 hospitalised in Thursday’s electrocution that occurred while some football fans were watching the Manchester United and Anderlecth game at a television viewing centre. The incident happened at around 9.30 p.m.  at Nyagasang area of Atimbo in Calabar Municipal Local Government area of the state….

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  • PDP Wants Independent Body To Investigate Suspended SGF

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Federal Government to constitute an independent body to investigate corruption allegations against suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal. The party made the called in a statement signed by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the Publicity Secretary of its National Caretaker Committee, on Thursday in Abuja….

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  • Begging Has No Basis In Islam, Says Sultan

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    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, said on Saturday that begging has no basis in Islam and challenged those engaging in the act to find legitimate means of earning a living. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar made the remark in Sokoto at the graduation of 2000 women trained in various…

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    I Was Never Banned From Presidential Villa – Gov. El-Rufa’i

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    Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says he was never banned from coming to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor, who stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the two-raka’at Juma’at weekly prayer at State House Mosque, Abuja, on Friday, Reports on the social media said…

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  • Erdogan Rejects Federalism Amid Pressure From Nationalists

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    Turkish President Recep Erdogan rejected on Friday the idea he would bring federalism to the country if he wins an upcoming constitutional referendum, as he faced last-minute pressure from hardline nationalists, whose support might be crucial. The pressure came from Devlet Bahceli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), who has backed Erdogan’s…

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  • Easter: NSCDC Deploys 40,000 Personnel, Sniffer Dogs Nationwide

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    The‎ Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu, has ordered the deployment of 40,000 personnel nationwide to maintain security of lives and property during the Easter celebrations. The Spokesman of the Corps, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Okeh quoted the commandant-general as  having  ordered…

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