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Troops eliminate Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. […]

NSE market capitalisation gains N107b Thursday

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma The bulls continued to dominate trading on the nation’s bourse with the market capitalisation appreciating further by N107 billion on Thursday, amid gains by blue chips. Speficially, the market capitalisation inched higher by N107 billion or 0.79 per cent to close at N13.581 trillion from N13.474 trillion achieved on Wednesday. Also, the […]

Ondo election: INEC to ensure early opening of polls 2 min read

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is working to ensure early opening of polls and declaration of results, especially in the riverine areas, in the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman, stated this on Thursday in Akure when he met with the traditional rulers […]

15 injured in Lagos gas tanker explosion

By Solomon Asowata No fewer than 15 persons were injured and several cars and property destroyed following a gas tanker explosion on Thursday at Balogun Bus Stop in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the development to the […]

Buhari congratulates Guinea Bissau on 47th Independence

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that Nigeria would continue to assist Guinea-Bissau in any way possible, saying ‘‘a peaceful and prosperous Guinea-Bissau is a win for West Africa and for Africa.’’ A statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, said Buhari joined the Heads of State and Government […]

Buhari seeks international cooperation to curb illicit financial flows

President Muhammadu Buhari By Chijioke Okoronkwo President Muhammadu Buhari says there is a compelling need to strengthen international cooperation in the global effort to curtail the menace of Illicit financial flows as current international mechanisms are not strong enough. Buhari made this call in a speech delivered on his behalf by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo […]

South Africans march to Nigerian Embassy, protest against immigrants

Protestors gesture during a march by protestors under the banner of “#Put South Africans First” outside the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria on September 23, 2020. (Photo by LUCA SOLA / AFP) The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against […]

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