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Gunmen abduct AAU prof going to farm in Edo

A former Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Prof. Osadolor Odia, has been abducted by gunmen. He was said to be on his way to his farm at Egoro, Ekpoma, on Thursday, he was accosted by the gunmen, who whisked him away. A source at …

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Residents flee as Boko Haram attacks Yobe town

Residents of Kanamma, the headquarters of Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State, were made to flee their town with many sleeping overnight in the bushes as Boko Haram laid siege. It was gathered that the group attacked the town in ten gun trucks at about 6.30pm on Thursday making …

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Buhari, Osinbajo, security chiefs meet

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, is currently presiding over a security meeting. The meeting is holding behind closed doors inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (retd.); and National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (retd.), …

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