Day: September 7, 2017

Troops of the Nigerian Army have successfully cleared a notorious oil bunkering site in Rivers State, with two soldiers sustaining gunshot wounds in the process. In a statement on Wednesday, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, said the incident occurred on Monday. According to him, troops of the 29 Battalion Tactical Headquarters, […]

FOUR officials of an Asaba branch of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) have been arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery attack on a bullion van stocked with N25 million. The van was conveying the money from a branch of the bank in Agbor to Asaba, Delta State when the hoodlums intercepted it around […]

Cholera has claimed at least 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday . The UN agency revealed this in a statement adding that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the state’s Ministry of Health, the first case was recorded on […]

Chief of Army Staff, COAS Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, , has expressed total satisfaction with Operation Lafiya Dole commanders and troops, for killing five commanders and 82 foot soldiers of the Book Haram terrorists group within the 40 days ultimatum to capture the terrorists leader, Abubakar Shekau, dead or alive. This is just as he has […]

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are becoming parents for the third time come January. According to TMZ, their third child through a surrogate is due at the end of January 2018. Earlier this summer, Kim, and Kanye announced they were planning to hire a surrogate to carry their third child because of her medical condition, called Placenta Accreta, The medical condition […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied reports that it is currently investigating the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who faulted the claim in a statement on Wednesday, said linking the source of the report to the agency was mischievous. A report had […]

The Federal government has pledge to dredge River Benue as part of the medium term solution to the perennial Benue flooding. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made this known while meeting with victims of the Benue floods at the IDP camp in Makurdi. He gave this assurance following overwhelming solidarity song in support of the […]

The frequent congestion of traffic between Polo Roundabout and Gada-Biu over head bridge in Jos has become a source of worry to motorists and residents alike. Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM who monitored the traffic situation on Wednesday reports that driving through the road especially in the evenings is now a herculean task -JAMES ABRAHAM

The National Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal Government. The meeting, which held at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja,  ended in the early hours of Thursday, had in attendance the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; and […]

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