Tony Opuiyo, Abuja: In furtherance to tactical operations across different parts of the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has recorded another success. Today, 13th January, 2017, it rescued four (4) oil company kidnap victims from their abductors at White House Estate, Rumukwurushi, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The kidnap gang was led by Emmanuel
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The Nigeria Police Force Reward system recognizes promotion to the next rank as one of the motivational incentives to honour officers who have distinguished themselves in their various capacities and exhibited spectacular performance in discharge of their duties. This brief ceremony is management’s recognition of some officers who have ennobled themselves through dint of hard
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Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has stepped up collaboration with the reputable multinational oil service company, Schlumberger, in the deployment of state-of-the-art technology in the ongoing search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in the Chad basin and other parts of the inland sedimentary basins. In an interview published in the latest edition
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SK Usman, Abuja: Elements of 119 Battalion and 133 Special Forces Battalion of 7 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Kangarwa, Kukawa Local Government Area, Borno State, with the assistance of the Nigerian Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance planes dealt a decisive below on Boko Haram terrorists that dared attack on
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SK Usman, Abuja: Following the dislodgement and subsequent occupation of Boko Haram stronghold at Camp Zairo, Sambisa forest, the terrorists have been escaping the theatre to avoid capture and prosecution. Some insurgents were arrested with 100 motor bikes. It is in this vein that troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE intensified searches, patrols, raids and mop
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SK Usman, Abuja:
The senate months back rejected the non-career Ambassadorial list earlier sent by President Muhammadu Buari for confirmation. However, President Muhammadu Buhari today send or resubmitted another list of 46 non-career Ambassadors for confirmation to the sante. Notably missing in the current list is, Senate Mamora from Lagos State. The President writes, “I wish to refer
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The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a publication by Premium Times online news medium titled “EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria raises troops for Gambia, ready to remove Yahya Jammeh”. This is not true. Consequently, Nigerian Army wishes to disassociate itself from such false information that exists only in the figment of the imagination of
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Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Executive Management of River Basin Development Authorities under the Federal Ministry of Water Resources. The appointments are with immediate effect. THE ANAMBRA-IMO RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (AIRBDA): Rev. Michael Nwabufo — Managing Director Engr. (Dr.) Michael C. Nwachukwu–Executive Director, Engineering Dr. Nweze B.
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The Presidency dismisses incorrect media reports to the effect that Nigeria has cut ties with Taiwan. The correct position is that the official relationship between Nigeria and Taiwan has been at the level of trade representation and this has not changed from what it used to be. Also Read: We’ll Honour All Agreements, President Buhari
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The Presidency dismisses
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted Lagos State leave to appeal against acquittal of Major Hamza Al-Mustapha of the murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola. The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division on July 12, 2013 acquitted Al-Mustapha of the murder charge. Kudirat was the wife of the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, the
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President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Banjul, the capital of The Gambia and Bamako, the Malian capital from January 13 to 14, 2017. In Banjul, President Buhari, as the Mediator in The Gambia, is scheduled to meet with President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia and the President-elect Adama Barrow to continue dialogue on the political
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 10 to rule on whether or not it will dismiss the treason charges preferred against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The court would also rule on whether or not to quash the charges preferred against three other defendants, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin
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Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Nigerian government is unrelenting in its efforts to ensure the safe return of the Chibok girls who remain in captivity, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. Responding to a letter written to him by Ms. Malala Yousafzai, the Co-Founder of the Malala Fund, President Buhari said while he cannot divulge the details
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, will on Friday, January 13, 2017, deliver judgment in an N1.9 billion oil subsidy theft charge brought against Walter Wagbatsoma, Adaoha Ugo- Ndagi and Ontario Oil & Gas Limited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. They are alleged to have
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Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish to welcome you all to Headquarters Theatre Command for yet another live Press Conference. It is in line with our resolve to keep you and the general public informed of our activities in Operation LAFIYA DOLE. Our gallant troops have continued exploitation and mop-up operations against fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists
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Femi, Adesina, Abuja: Nigeria will keep faith with all agreements entered into with China, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged. The President spoke Wednesday while receiving the Foreign Minister of the Peoples Republic of China, Wang Yi, at State House, Abuja. “This administration is very serious about infrastructural development. We want rail, road, power, skill acquisition
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SK Usman, Abuja: The Kaduna State Executive Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, today commended the Nigerian Army under the leadership of Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, for its professionalism and dedication to duty. The governor made the commendation when he paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu
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Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, the upstream subsidiary Company of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has provided clarification on the reported non-remittance of some crude oil revenue to the Federation Account. In a presentation to the Senate Ad hoc Committee on the recovery of unremitted revenue, Mr. Yusuf Matashi, Managing
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Adamu Sambo, Abuja: The Federal Government has granted Nigeria’s citizenship to 335 foreigners who met stipulated conditions for such rights in line the provisions of the constitution. Minister of Interior AbdulRahman Dambazau announced this to Newsmen after the Federal Executive Council meeting President over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the people were carefully selected
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Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday approved the appointment of Dr. Faisal Shuaib as the Executive Secretary of National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). Dr. Shuaib, a medical doctor, and public health specialist, is currently a Senior Program Officer (Africa) for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) at Seattle, USA. At the
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