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BREAKING: Boko Haram executes CAN chairman

The Boko Haram sect has reportedly executed Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi. This was made known on Tuesday by Ahmed Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram. He tweeted: “To break some news items can traumatize. I’m battling with…

Boko Haram, ISWAP becoming more deadly- Report

Unless a new military strategy is designed to check the growing insurgency in the North East, terrorists are daily becoming bold and daring in their attacks not only on soft-targets but against Nigerian troops. The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is also worried on the steady reversal of fortunes by the troops at the hands…

Three killed, 28 injured in Niger auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Niger Command, on Monday confirmed that three people died in an auto crash on Bida – Kutigi road in Bida Local Government Area of the state. The State FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Joel Dagwa,who confirmed the accident, said it occurred on Sunday in Wuya village about 14 kilometres from…

Truck conveying PDP protesters in Abuja crashes, many injured

Truck conveying the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, protesters has crashed in Abuja. The protesters were demonstrating their anger of  the Supreme Court judgement which nullified the result of Emeka Ihedioha as ImoState governor and instead ordered the issuance of certificate of return to Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The truck, which was conveying…

EFCC arrests 89 Yahoo Boys in Ibadan night club

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular ‘Club 360,’ located on Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. In preparation for the late night operation, officers of the Commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature…

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’, two others for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Monday, January 20, 2020, arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil better known as “Mama Boko Haram”. She was arraigned alongside Tahir Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyade, before Justice Aisha Kumalia of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on an amended five-count charge, bordering on conspiracy, obtaining…

Sanwo-Olu appoints five new perm secs

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries. A circular released on Monday by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, confirmed the appointments as part of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s giant strides to attain the set objectives espoused in the THEMES agenda. Okunola listed former Director of Financial…

Sanwo-Olu commiserates with families of Abule-Egba pipeline fire victims

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with families that lost their loved ones following a pipeline explosion that occurred at Abule Egba on Sunday. He also sympathised with those that lost property and other valuable items to the inferno. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile on Monday, Governor…

Oyo will take full advantage of Lagos-Ibadan rail projects–Makinde

…as Gov, Amaechi inspect rail project …Amaechi decries slow pace of work Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Monday that the state would take full advantage of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Rail project when it becomes fully functional. Governor Makinde, who stated this at the end of an inspection tour of the rail project…

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