Humanitarian operations in Rann still suspended – UN

The United Nations said on Saturday the suspension of humanitarian operations in Rann, Borno, was still in force. The UN suspended the operations after Boko Haram terrorists killed eight aid workers on March 1. A nurse was also abducted by insurgents during the attack. The UN Office for the Coordination …

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10 killed in Plateau communities’ attack

At least 10 persons were killed by gunmen that invaded rural settlements in Daffo District of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State on Friday. The Councillor representing Daffo District in the Bokkos LGA, Mr. Danjuma Wabas, who confirmed the figure, said the victims were given a mass burial. He …

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6 docked for disrupting senator’s programme

Six persons were on Friday charged before a Lokoja Senior Magistrate’s Court for allegedly disrupting an empowerment programme organised by Sen. Ahmed Ogembe (PDP/Kogi West), in Okene, on March 3. The suspects included Moshood Shuaib Onimisi, Abdullazeez Yusuf, Otaru Musa, Onipe Innocent, Iliyasu Momoh and Jimoh Raji. The accused, who …

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BBNaija: Eviction hits PriTo, VanDee

After 21 days in the Big Brother Naija House, ( BBNaija ) the first live eviction took place Sunday night with four housemates who had the least number of votes leaving show. The first evicted pair in the show as announced by host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu during the live eviction show …

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Catholic bishops confront Buhari over performance

Govt tackling challenges, says SGF Mustapha Catholic cleric John Cardinal Onaiyekan yesterday lashed out at the Federal Government over its performance. But two government officials disagreed with the man of God. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha agreed that there were challenges, which he said the …

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Foreign reserves to rise on $2.5b Eurobond issuance

Nigeria’s 42.8 billion external reserves will go up, with the successful issuance of the $2.5 billion Eurobond offer, a report said at the weekend. Besides,  cumulative transactions in the Investors’ & Exporters’ (I&E) forex window have hit $20 billion, said one of the reports on the economy released by two …

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