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Military promises to deal with Niger-Delta Avengers

The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier-General Rabe Abubakar on Saturday stated that the military will deal with the on going insurgency in the Niger-Delta which has resulted in the destruction of Oil and Gas pipelines, While describing the activities of the militants as unpatriotic, Abubakar said the Defence Headquarters was watching the renewed militancy, stressing that the military will be holistic …

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EFCC invites Fani-Kayode for questioning

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, sent an invitation to former spokesperson of Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign Organization and erstwhile Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.

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How I got involved in Sanusi’s letter to Jonathan, by Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi yesterday disclosed his involvement in the ’leaked’ secret letter written by former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and now Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad II to former President Goodluck Jonathan on the non-remittance of $49.8 billion from oil sale to the federation account. Sanusi had, in an interview with Forbes …

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Governor Umahi orders relocation of herdsmen from EBSU campus

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday ordered the relocation of herdsmen from the premises of College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Abakaliki. Umahi gave the order in Abakaliki, when he received a delegation of the Governing Council of the Federal University, Alike, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi that paid him a courtesy …

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Chief Tony Anenih is alive

The rumour that the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Tony Anenih is dead has been debunked by  Chief Anenih himself

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Army begins large operation in Sambisa forests — Commander

 The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had commenced large scale operations to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists from their Sambisa forest hideout in Borno. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole said this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “I want to inform you that troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole are conducting operations in the heart …

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