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American Navy SEAL Team rescues American hostage in northern Nigeria, kills abductors

(NNP) Special American forces, the Navy SEAL Team 6, the unit that killed Osama bin Laden, today rescued an American hostage held by armed men in northern Nigeria. The 27 year-old man, Philip Walton, a missionary in neighboring Niger Republic, was abducted earlier in the week by men on motorcycle armed with Ak-47 who took […]

Liberia announces new national carrier

(NNP) The government of George Weah has finally delivered on its promise to launch a new national carrier to fly the country’s flag in international skies. The new carrier will be known as “Lone Star Air” with the sub tag of “Wings of Liberia” and would begin initial flights schedule from Monrovia to regional capitals, […]

WTO: Trump Admin offers explanation for blocking Okonjo-Iweala’s recommendation as Director-General

(NNP) After days of silence, the Trump administration has finally released a statement explaining its reason for preferring the South Korean candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, for the Director-General’s position of the World Trade Organization. The U.S. preference goes against the overwhelming recommendation of Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by the majority of the 164 nations. A statement […]

BREAKING: CAF President Ahmad tests positive for COVID-19

Sodiq Oyeleke The President of the Confederation of African Football, Mr Ahmad Ahmad, has tested positive for COVID-19. This was contained in a statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday. The statement read, “The president after his arrival to Cairo on Oct. 28, presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to […]

Heart-warming Story: Meet the DPO who charmed the #EndSARS rampaging mob with his professionalism

  On October 23, 2020 hoodlums and thugs invaded various police stations in Onitsha, Anambra State and burnt the stations down but on getting to Fegge Police station in Onitsha, all the police officers took to their heels but the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Rabiu Garba boldly came out to meet the hoodlums of which […]

Terrorist attack in French church leaves three dead

(NNP) A terror attack in the coastal French city of Nice has left three people dead. According to reports, a man brandishing a knife entered a church and slit the throat of a woman while shouting “Allahu Akbar” which translates to “God is great.” He repeatedly stabbed another worshipper, a man who died at the […]

FG to construct 10 new airports – Sirika

The Federal Government says 10 new airports will be constructed across the country to boost civil aviation. The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, announced this on Tuesday in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Aviation for the 2021 budget defence by the ministry and its agencies. Sirika said that the civil […]

Govs, minister trade blame over looted palliatives

Palliatives distribution in Sokoto delayed at minister’s request – Tambuwal Sokoto gov’s claim untrue, says source in Humanitarian Ministry No reason to hoard palliatives-Ondo govt CACOVID explains delay in distribution of palliatives ICPC to investigate alleged hoarding of palliatives By Dapo Akinrefon, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Joseph Erunke The Nigerian Governors’ Forum also reacted on Monday, […]

National carrier will take off 2021, says FG

Project accommodated in N78.96 billion aviation capital budget • Let’s run national carrier, not government airline, says Ojikutu The Federal Government, yesterday, said adequate preparations had been made and the sum of N78.96 billion had been budgeted in the 2021 Appropriation Bill to implement the plan for a new national carrier, among other projects next […]

Wike signs executive order to proscribe IPOB

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, yesterday declined an application by the Economic and Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC) to issue a warrant of arrest against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu refused the granting of the application on the ground that an affidavit to proof […]

Farmers murder: NAF kills insurgents in Sambisa Forest —Official

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