Abducted girls, military lied

By Evelyn Okakwu, Abuja & Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri The Principal of Government Girls Secondary School Chibok in Borno state, Mrs. Asabe Kwambura, yesterday refuted claim by the Defence Headquarters that security forces have rescued most of students abducted by Boko Haram insurgents. Our correspondent reported that the claim by the military More...

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APC governors shun Jonathan’s security meeting

No, it’s not true, says opposition spokesman By Lawrence Olaoye, Abuja & Ayodele Samuel, Lagos Governors on the platform of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday shunned the expanded More...

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APC Convention turns violent in Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The long awaited All Progressive Congress (APC) wards convention to elect ward leaders yesterday in Kaduna turned violent as hoodlums hijacked the ballot box and confronted each other with More...

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Fashola asks Jonathan to recover missing $20 bn

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday urged President Jonathan to expedite action to recover the missing to recover the missing $20 billion from the purse of Nigerian National More...

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Security forces foil attack on Misau town

The Police in Bauchi State said a combined team of security forces on Wednesday foiled an attack by gunmen on Misau town in Misau Local Government Area. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed, told newsmen More...

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Kidnappers: Kwara sends undercover agents to arrest mob

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Ilorin The Kwara state police command has sent out several of its undercover agents to apprehend the growing trend of mob-lynching persons, suspected to be kidnappers. It was gathered that More...

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Security breaches: NSGF holds emergency meeting next week

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has scheduled an emergency meeting for Tuesday, April 22, at the Niger state Governor’s Lodge, Jose Marti Crescent, Asokoro, Abuja by 4:00 More...

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EFCC recovers N4.3b of N422b subsidy fraud

More than three years after the subsidy fraud that deprived Nigerians of over N422 billion of taxpayers’ money, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) said yesterday that it had been able to recover More...

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JAMB releases UTME results, 24 candidates score 250 points and above

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said 24 candidates scored 250 points and above in the universities matriculation examination held nationwide on April 12. Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Registrar More...

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Boko Haram: Retract accusation against me or face legal action, Buhari tells PDP

…Demands public apology, retraction From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos A former head of state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the More...