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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami says the recent verification of 9.4 million Sim cards revealed that one person with 57 registered Sim cards in one network. The minister made this known on Thursday while receiving the new Chairman of the board, Prof. Adeolu Akande (South West) and a non-executive …

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Barely hours after president Muhammadu Buhari visited the besieged city of Maiduguri over a recent Boko Haram attack that killed 30 hapless travellers, the notoriously deadly sect has reportedly attacked the city again. According to media reports, residents of Jiddari Polo in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, ran for cover following an attack launched by Boko …

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A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), on Monday, expressed his preference to be remanded in the Kuje Correctional Centre to the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. His lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), spoke on his behalf shortly after he was arraigned on fresh money laundering …

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The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, 19 Northern states and Abuja, Rev Yakubu Pam, has condemned in strong terms the renewed attacks and killings in Kuben, Mangu and Kwatas in Bokkos local government areas of Plateau Central Senatorial District of the state. Rev Pam, in a statement issued in Jos, noted that the ugly …

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The Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Island of Jersey and the United States to repatriate looted assets. To this end, the federal cabinet yesterday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to sign tripartite assets sharing agreement on behalf of the country to repatriate …

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The Defence Headquarters has called on the international community to uncover and block sources of funding for Boko Haram, Islamic State West Africa Province and other terrorist groups in the country. Reports gathered from Defence Headquarters and residents of Maiduguri, on Monday, shows that insurgents were encircling the Borno State capital. Also, the apex northern group, …

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Operatives from the Department State Security Services (DSS) and other agencies have rescued five aid workers from the captivity of notorious terrorists in North-Eastern Nigeria. The operation, which took place Wednesday evening, included military and intelligence services. The aid workers were abducted by the Islamic State West Africa Province, popularly known as ISWAP, on December 22, 2019 …

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A trafficked Nigerian girl in Lebanon has been released by the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC). Chairman of NDC, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed the development on her Twitter page on Monday night, even as she announced that the trafficker has been arrested. This is following a video which went viral on social media of Omolola crying out …

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The Nigerian government has commenced moves to stop the illegal activities of Chinese and other artisanal miners across the country. A senior official of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Fran Odoom, who made this known in an interview session said that illegal mining activities ”are killing Nigeria’s economy and environment.” Mr Odoom, …

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The police on Sunday strongly warned the South-West Stakeholders Security Group working with the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), against any breach of security. The police command in Ekiti, Ogun and Ondo states while speaking with the media at different times, said they would not tolerate illegal possession of firearms by the …

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