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Boko Haram Invades Borno village – Boko Haram extremists has raided a village in restive northeast Nigeria’s Borno state near the border with Niger, killing at least seven people. Dozens of gunmen stormed Awonori, a farming and herding village near the fishing town of Damasak, and carted away food supplies and livestock, they said.
Buhari Appoints New NNPC And NCC Chiefs – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointed of the new Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) boss. According to the Special Adviser on media and publicity to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, who confirmed the appointment in a statement,
The 2015 Id-el-Fitr Celebration is here again andThe Federal Government has declared Friday, July 17 and Monday, July 20, 2015 as public holidays to mark this year’s id-el-Fitr celebration.
18 Years Old Girl Kills Mom – A girl of 18 years has killed her mother with a plank during a disagreement that ensued after her mother asked her to prepare dinner for the family on Wednesday evening at Rumuchakara village in Choba community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday announced that it had relaxed the curfew imposed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, and its environs following last week’s suspected insurgency attack.
United Nations launches $174m appeal fund – The United Nations has launched an urgent funding appeal of USD 175 million for thousands of Nigerians who have fled from their homes because of the Boko Haram terrorist group. Less than Twenty-three United Nations agencies and Non Governmental Organizations are involved in the appeal to combine USD 174.4 million for almost 200,000 …
Report reaching us says that Police have arrested two suspected ritualists with a human skull on the Ibillo-Isua Expressway in Akoko South-East Local Government Area of Ondo State. Meanwhile, four armed robbers met their death in an auto crash after attacking a team of policemen, while on patrol on the Idanre Road in Akure Area.
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