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FG REITERATES COMMITMENT TO WEAPONRY UPGRADE_Ada Nkong

As Nigeria continues to experience pocket of violence across the country, the Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020. In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant… Continue reading FG REITERATES COMMITMENT TO WEAPONRY UPGRADE_Ada Nkong

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“REAL” BOKO HARAM TERRORISM HAS BEEN DEGRADED AND DEFEATED_PRESIDENCY

“The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated. The real Boko Haram we know is defeated. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday night, said  , “At the moment, the Nigerian government… Continue reading “REAL” BOKO HARAM TERRORISM HAS BEEN DEGRADED AND DEFEATED_PRESIDENCY

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UN REACTS TO KILLING OF 60 MOURNERS IN BORNO

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has strongly condemned the recent spate of attacks against civilians in Nigeria, including the Boko Haram attack on 27 July in Borno. He expressed his deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Nigeria. Insurgents on a reprisal mission attacked Badu village in… Continue reading UN REACTS TO KILLING OF 60 MOURNERS IN BORNO

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DOCTORS IN CALABAR PROTEST OVER KIDNAP CASE_Ada Nkong

Following the kidnap of Dr Inyama , a medical doctor in Cross river state, Doctors in the state have staged a protest to the Governor's office. This is the second protest in two months staged by the Medical doctors to protest the kidnap of medical personnel in the state. The doctors had earlier threatened to… Continue reading DOCTORS IN CALABAR PROTEST OVER KIDNAP CASE_Ada Nkong

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WUSE MARKET ABUJA UNDER LOCK AS SHIITE PROTESTERS PROCESS_Ada Nkong

The popular Wuse market and it's environs was characterized by heavy presence of security agents. A little inquiry revealed that El Zazzakky supporters who had been protesting for several days with many casualties were on their way to continue their protest. Less than ten minutes after, the protesters were spotted undeterred by the death of… Continue reading WUSE MARKET ABUJA UNDER LOCK AS SHIITE PROTESTERS PROCESS_Ada Nkong

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NIGERIANS UNDERMINING DEMOCRACY: US IMPOSES VISA RESTRICTIONS

The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in presidential and parliamentary elections this year. The department did not name the individuals or say how many were affected by the visa restrictions. President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term in… Continue reading NIGERIANS UNDERMINING DEMOCRACY: US IMPOSES VISA RESTRICTIONS

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DCP KILLED, CHANNELS REPORTER INJURED IN VIOLENT PROTEST_Ada Nkong

A deputy commissioner of police has been confirmed dead in the violent Elzazakky group protest that took place earlier today. Members of the El-Zazakky group numbering over three thousand (3000)heavily armed protesters defied all sense of decency and violently attacked innocent citizens and Police personnel on duty According to a statement signed by the Force… Continue reading DCP KILLED, CHANNELS REPORTER INJURED IN VIOLENT PROTEST_Ada Nkong

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SHIITE VS POLICE/ARMY: ABUJA METROPOLIS ON LOCK DOWN

There was heavy traffic in Abuja this morning ensuring that most persons stay in traffic for upwards of 4hrs as security operatives mounted check points in strategic locations because of seeming report of security challenge emanating from the Shiite members activities. Frantic distress messages have been sent to loved ones because of the seeming unending… Continue reading SHIITE VS POLICE/ARMY: ABUJA METROPOLIS ON LOCK DOWN

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SIASIA’S MOTHER KIDNAPPED AGAIN_Ada Nkong

Former Super Eagles Coach, Sampson Siasia's mother has been kidnapped for a second time. Siasia confirmed the kidnap of his mother Mrs Ogere Siasia by Gunmen in the early hours of Monday. In a correspondence with our correspondent on Monday, the former football star confirmed that the mother had been kidnapped. This is the second… Continue reading SIASIA’S MOTHER KIDNAPPED AGAIN_Ada Nkong