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  • Terror attacks down 9% worldwide in 2016 – US says

    The number of terrorist attacks worldwide fell in 2016 and the number of deaths also declined, in spite of an increase in attacks by Islamic State in Iraq, a State Department report said on Wednesday. “The number of attacks fell 9 per cent worldwide to 11,072 attacks, resulting in 25,621 deaths, a 13 per cent…

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  • Lai Mohammed denies saying govt will ban foreign production of movies, films

    By HENRY AKUBUIRO The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has corrected the misconception that he said the Federal Government would ban the production of Nigerian movies and music abroad. Several media organisations had reported the Minister as saying this last weekend when he visited the headquarters of the Copyright Society of Nigeria…

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  • FRSC warns officers to desist from unprofessional conduct

    The Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Pankshin Unit Command in Plateau, Mr Nnamdi Ikeh-Akabogu, on Wednesday warned officers and marshals of the command to desist from unprofessional conduct during and after patrol operations. The Unit Commander gave the warning in Pankshin Local Government Area, at a one-day workshop organised by the command to…

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  • Enugu: Police vow to eradicate cultism in state

    The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammad Danmallam, has assured residents of the state of his command’s  resolve to eradicate cultism and other related activities in the state. Danmallam gave the assurance while inaugurating the up-graded  facilities at the Police Anti-Cultism Squad Office in Enugu on Wednesday. He decried the wave of the menace …

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  • Mob sets two banks ablaze after policeman killed three tanker drivers

    A mob has reportedly set ablaze buildings of two banks – Sterling and Diamond – located in Apapa, Lagos, after a policeman attached to one of the banks allegedly shot dead three tanker drivers. An eyewitness, Omega Male, confirmed the incident which happened on Wednesday via his Twitter handle. The unidentified policeman was said to…

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  • Yemen: Cholera outbreak in the middle of deadly conflict

    A whirl of dust and wind sweeps through Alhesn, a village perched atop Sana’a’s highest hill. A young girl and her little brother slowly climb up the steep stony path leading to the village, carrying half-filled jerry cans of water. Nearby, a shepherd herds his cattle through the walled entrance of this hamlet, which is…

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  • 9mobile unveils website, new logo

    Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), previously trading as ‘Etisalat Nigeria’ on Wednesday officially unveiled its new brand identity, 9mobile, with a new logo and website. The Chief Executive Officer of 9mobile, Mr Boye Olusanya, said at a news conference in Lagos that the new logo was in conformity with the new name. Olusanya said…

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  • Anambra election: Militants back Nnamdi Kanu on boycott

    From: TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Some  Niger Delta militant groups have declared their support for the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB),  Nnamdi Kanu,  that the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State,  in November, ,  by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will not take place. The groups, Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), Niger…

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  • Local Content Act pivotal to job creation, says Ngige

    Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment has affirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to the implementation of the Local Content Act as it is pivotal to job creation. Ngige said this in a statement signed by Mr Samuel Olowookere, the Deputy Director, Press in the ministry. Olowookere said that the minister made the…

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