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Boko Haram Begins Negotiations With Buhari’s Govt – Report

There may be hope around the corner for the release of the over 200 girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok Borno State, as there are reports of preliminary talks between the Presidency and some leaders of Boko Haram, The Nation reports. According to the report, the new deal is being brokered by some confidants of the Presidency and the ...

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Buhari’s Exclusion of Igbos in Appointment of Service Chiefs Regrettable – Hon. Opiah

Member representing Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West federal constituency of Imo State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Goodluck Nanah Opiah has described the appointment of Service Chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari without a South-East indigene as regrettable. Speaking with DAILY POST In Abuja, he said that the appointment of service chiefs was a good beginning of a new government with so much ...

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Leave Sambo Dasuki Alone, Go For Shekau, Boko Haram Militants, Fayose Tells DSS

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday lamented that Nigeria was returning to dictatorship, while reacting to the sealing-off of the residences of Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel and immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA). The Governor in a statement issued on the siege on Dasuki’s residence in Abuja by Department of State Security operatives, Fayose said the persecution ...

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PDP Chieftain, 19 Others Killed in Benue Gun Attack

It was a bloody Eid-el-Fitri celebrations in Benue State, following the killing of about 20 persons, including a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwart and an elder statesman, in Katsina/Ala local government, Chief Atoza Ihindan, TheStreetReports.com has learnt. Daily Post reports that Ihindan, who was a Second Republic lawmaker was gunned down Friday morning in Katsina/Ala town by some unidentified persons, ...

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Eid-el-Fitri: FRSC Institutes 144 Mobile Courts, Deploys 21,000 Personnel, 700 Patrol Vehicles

TheStreetReporters.com has gathered that the Federal Road Safety Corps said it has instituted 144 mobile courts, deployed 21, 000 road marshals and 700 patrol vehicles nationwide to monitor motorists during the Eid-el-Fitri celebration. Daily Post reports that the FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, made this known during the flag-off of nationwide special Eid-el-fitr patrol, in Kaduna on Wednesday. Oyeyemi said ...

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BREAKING: President Buhari Appoints New Service Chiefs, NSA

Following the sack of former service chiefs and the national security adviser earlier on Monday, President Mohammadu Buhari has named the country’s new Service Chiefs. Those appointed as replacement included Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff; Air Vice Marshal ...

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President Buhari Sacks Service Chiefs

In the aftermath of reinvigorated attacks by Boko Haram Militants, TheStreetReporters.com has authoritatively gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday fired Nigeria’s service chiefs.  Also relieved of his duties is the National security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retired) Recall that the service chiefs, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Bade; Chief of Army Staff, Kenneth Minimah; Chief of ...

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Bomb Explosion Rocks Zaria, 20 Feared Dead

TheStreetReporters.com has has gathered that a bomb explosion has been carried out by suspected Boko Haram insurgents has just gone off in Sabon Gari area of Zaria, Kaduna State with about 20 persons feared dead. The blast reportedly went off at the local government secretariat where civil servants were undergoing biometric screening. The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, while expressing ...

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Finally, Buhari Moves Into Presidential Villa

*Hands over farm to son After weeks of speculation over his delay in hitting the ground running since his swearing-in as President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigerian armed forces, Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday evening, moved into the Presidential Villa preparatory to resuming at the State House Monday. This came almost three weeks after he took oath of office on May 29, 2017. ...

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INEC Releases Niger Assembly Election Results

The Nigerian electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday released results of Saturday’s state assembly polls in four constituencies in Niger State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that results from Shiroro, Chanchaga, Bida 1 and Bida 2 were released. In Shiroro, the Returning Officer, Baba Ndaliman, said APC candidate, Ahmed Bawa, won the seat with 26,207 ...

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