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  • JUST IN: Dana aircraft overshoots Port Harcourt airport runway

    Louis Ibah A Dana Air aircraft numbered 9J0363, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport, has overshot the Port Harcourt runway. Spokeswoman for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, told aviation reporters late Tuesday that the incident was suspected to have been caused by a rain storm, which was accompanied by strong winds…

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  • Police confirm abduction of 3 in Yobe Boko Haram attack

    Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The police have confirmed abduction of three men by Boko Haram terroristsafter an attack on a public school in Yobe State, on Monday night. Commissioner of Police, Yobe State, Sumonu Abdulmaliki, told journalists that the insurgents abducted three men in Geidam Local Government Area of the state after fleeing from a secondary…

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    Taraba suspends Anti-Open Grazing law

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords. The decision came after three days of interactive sessions between the National Economic Council Technical sub Committee on ending herders/farmers crisis, and key stakeholders in…

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  • Osun govt. urges FG to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

    Clement Adeyi, Osogbo The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings. Commissioner for Special Duties and Chairman of the Committee on Peaceful Co-existence between Fulani/Bororo and Crop Farmers in the state, Hon. Mudasiru made the…

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  • Nnamdi Kanu wins relief at trial

    Sullivan Odumegwu In a dramatic twist on Tuesday, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ‘severed’ or judicially separated the trial of Nnamdi Kanu (the leader of IPOB) from that of the other three defendants initially charged with him. The severance was pursuant to an application by motion on notice filed by Barrister Aloy Ejimakor,…

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  • Zambia arrests Bolivian national with cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms

    Xinhua/NAN Anti-drug authorities in Zambia said Tuesday they had arrested a Bolivian national for trafficking 2.1 kg of cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms. Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Spokesperson Theresa Katongo said the 27-year-old Bolivian was arrested at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the country’s capital. Katongo said the drugs were found wrapped up in…

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  • Ogun Customs seizes N205m smuggled items in two weeks

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Ogun State Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service says its men intercepted and seized smuggled items with duty paid value over N205m. The seized items, which included 13 vehicles, 21 motorcycles, 1,168 bags of rice, 221 kegs of vegetable oil, five sacks of secondhand bags and 12 means of conveyance, with duty…

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  • Constitution amendment: C’ River Assembly passes ‘Not Too Young to Run Bill’, others

    Judex Okoro, Calabar The on-going constitutional amendment has received a boost as the Cross River State House of Assembly has passed the Not-Too-Young to Run Bill. Other bills that got unanimous approval of the lawmakers included the strengthening of the judiciary for speedy dispensation of justice, autonomy of the legislature, time frame for determination of…

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  • Delta dep. Speaker loses CPS

    Paul Osuyi, Asaba Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Oyibosochukwu Mike Nwabueze, is dead. Nwabueze died on January 13, 2018, after a brief illness at the age of 62. A veteran journalist and politician, the late Nwabueze was a strong advocate of peace. Nwabueze, one-time vice chairman of…

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