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Atiku says Boko Haram not defeated yet

 A former Vice President and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday disagreed with the position of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government that Boko Haram terrorists have been defeated.

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SERAP condemns N300m retirement benefits for Ex-Oshiomhole & Deputy

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the N300 million mansion retirement benefits for immediate past governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, and his former deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu, and called on governor Godwin Obaseki to “immediately withdraw the bill, and use the funds to clear the backlog of pension arrears spanning between seven and 45 months.”

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Boko Haram kills another Army Lieutenant Colonel

A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram, reports Premium Times. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops on Monday morning between Bita and Piridang.   “His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt,” a source disclosed. …

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Dasuki is dead

A former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki, has died at the age of 93. The former Sultan died on Monday and would be buried on Tuesday Nov. 15 according to Muslim rites. The cause of his death is not yet known.

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