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Navy Destroys 150 Illegal Refineries Within 7 Months, Says FOC

Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, the outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Calabar, says the command destroyed no fewer than 150 illegal refineries between June

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2018 Hajj Fares: FCT Closes Collection Of Deposit In February

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board (FCTMPWB) on Thursday in Abuja said it would stop collection of 2018 Hajj fare deposits by the end of Feb. Malam Muhammad

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Osinbajo Heads NEC Committee On Herdsmen Killings

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has been nominated by the National Economic Council (NEC) to head a10-man working committee to address killings by herdsmen. Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who briefed

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Benue Indigenes Storm Abuja To Protest Killings, Open Grazing

Following series of attacks and killings occassioned by herdsmen’s attacks in Benue State, citizens of the state stormed Abuja, to register their and displeasure over the gruelsome killings. The protesters,

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Humanitarian Issues Need More Actors – Aisha Buhari To Philanthropists

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has commended the activities of an international group, Our Collective Futures for their humanitarian activities, charging them to do more as humanitarian

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Ex-President Jonathan Felicitates With Anyaoku At 85

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with elder statesman and former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Chief Chukwumeka Anyaoku on the occasion of his 85th birthday, describing the octogenarian as a national icon

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Benue Govt Does Not Own Any Militia Group — Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says the state does not own any militia group. Ortom was reacting to rumour making the rounds in some quarters in the country that the

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Nigerian Air Force Produces 72 Pilots In 2 Years, Wings Additional Female Pilots

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday day, winged 11 additional young pilots as part of its human capacity development efforts. Among the newly winged pilots were two female Regular

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NAF Destroys Emerging Insurgents Vehicle Workshop

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) has successfully destroyed an emerging insurgents’ vehicle workshop in the Sambisa general area. The Director of Public Relations and

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CNS Urges Nass To Appropriately Approve Navy’s Budget

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS) , Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy before it. Ete-Ibas,

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