Sunday, September 15 2019

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Several Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush on a military convoy near Gudumbali in the Lake Chad area of Borno state, sources said, after Islamic State claimed its fighters carried out two attacks in the area. Islamic State West Africa Province fighters opened fire with heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades on the convoy …

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari promises to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years. Osinbajo was speaking while explaining the Federal Government’s Tradermoni scheme at the palace of the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar in Kebbi State as part of his visit to …

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would be punished for moving against Yoruba leaders in Afenifere who assisted him politically to where he is today. Speaking in an …

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187 Nigerians have arrived Lagos with tales of violent acts and harrassment meted to them in South-Africa amidst ongoing xenophobic violence. Nigeria began repatriating more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa following a wave of deadly xenophobic attacks that frayed relations among neighbouring nations of the former apartheid nation. Nigerian airline Air Peace …

Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State and other communities in the council have been reconnected to the national grid after 20 years of disconnection for non-payment of electricity bills. The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Klick Konnect Networks International Ltd, Mr. Alex Ajipe, who disclosed this through a letter to Governor …

The Federal Government has given approval for the construction of the $5.3bn Ibadan to Kano standard gauge rail line project. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this on Thursday at the third Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum. “Just yesterday, we got approval to complete the $5.3bn Ibadan to Kano rail project. We have also applied for …

In line with its vision to ‘make greatness common’, non- denominational Christian ministry, The Elevation Church (TEC) has expanded its church expressions this month to include one in the Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria. The church, since its launch in October 2010, has grown from a community church with services holding at the Muson Centre, Lagos, …

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