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KOLADE APATA, Osogbo Governor state of Osun Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has identified with the inspector general of police in the country Mr Ibrahim Idris for using his platform in maintaining peace and stability in the country. Ogbeni Aregbesola stated this while receiving the country’s police inspector general at his official …

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Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack in Borno…

The Nigerian Army and Police on Thursday repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga local government area of Borno. The insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the town at 5:30 p.m. Jakana is about 40km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The General …

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9Mobile, Other Parties Agree to Timeline Extension…

The board of 9mobile yesterday announced the extension of the timeline for closure of the telco’s acquisition process. The timeline extension was considered necessary to enable parties involved in the sale process to finalize the requisite transaction documentation to facilitate a smooth closure and transition to the new investor, 9mobile …

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UN, Oyo State Launch Nigeria’s First Complete Yoruba SDGs…

In furtherance of its commitment to leaving no one behind in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations in collaboration with Oyo State Government and the UN Association of Nigeria (UNAN), has launched the Yoruba Language translation of the complete 17 Goals and 169 Targets of …

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Boko Haram in Show of Defiance Marks Eid-el-Fitr in Sambisa…

The Boko Haram terrorists in a flagrant show of defiance have again openly celebrated this Year’s Eid-el-Fitr in Sambisa Forest. The five minute, 17 second video footage seen by News correspondent in Maiduguri shows the terrorists and their families dressed in festival attires, performing salat after completing 29 days of …

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Buhari Shuns Saraki, Other nPDP Members in APC Crisis…

President Muhammadu Buhari has turned down the possibility of meeting with the faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, known as the New Peoples Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP. The President was said to have reportedly vowed that he will not discuss with the aggrieved members of the nPDP that joined …

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Nigerian Banks to Mitigate Losses from Cyber Attacks…

BANKS and other financial institutions (OFIs) are beginning to see the need to explore cyber-insurance as a means of alleviating the impact of electronic payment fraud and other cyber crimes in the country. The increase in cyber attacks along with its wider impact has led insurers’ clients and insurers to …

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U.S. Consulate Trains Women, Students on Drone Technology…

The United States Consulate General in Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media, on Tuesday concluded a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women. The training was held at the Cedar STEM & Entrepreneurship Hub, and American Corner at Co-Creation Hub (CCHUB), both in Yaba, Lagos, on Monday …

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U.S. Announces Fresh $102 Million Assistance to Nigeria…

The U.S. government has announced a fresh $102 million in humanitarian assistance to Nigeria. The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, announced the new aide at ongoing National Conversation on the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, on Thursday. A U.S. embassy statement said the new funding “will address the shelter, health and food …

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Senate Mandates INEC to Announce June 12, 1993 Results…

The Senate Thursday mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to announce the final results of the June 12, 1993 presidential election so that it can be on record that MKO Abiola won the poll. INEC is an offshoot of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), which was chaired in 1993 …

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