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See who won Army Shooting in Sambisa

The 7  Division of the Nigerian Army has won the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship 2017 which was held at the Sambisa Forest in Maiduguri, North East Nigeria. The 7 Division a relatively new division beat the other divisions of the force to emerge champions of the small arms championship. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.Tukur Buratai, had said ...

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Woman,60, slumps, dies in Sokoto

  A 60-year-old woman has slumped and died while walking along a street in Sokoto state, North West Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred at about 11:00 a.m. along Garba Duba road in Sokoto metropolis. The Police Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, El-Mustapha Sani, confirmed the incident. ” She was walking ...

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Fake medical doctor from ABU arrested in Ogun

Abeokuta, March 31, 2017 (NAN) Another fake medical doctor has been arrested in Abeokuta, Ogun state, south west Nigeria, a top government official has said. Dr Sola Adebiyi, Director, Hospital Services, Ogun State Ministry of Health, told newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta that one Sunday Adeyeye was the sixth quack nabbed in the state. She added that Adeyeye had been ...

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Rwanda prison fire leaves scores injured

    A massive fire on Friday raged through Kimironko Prison in Gasabo District in the country’s capital Kigali, injuring seven inmates. The cause of the fire was not readily established. Property was destroyed by the inferno in spite of the fact that Rwanda police fire fighters immediately intervened to put out the fire before gutting all prison facilities. Inmates ...

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UK deports 23 Nigerians for immigration offences

The Government of the United Kingdom has deported 23 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 6.a.m on Friday. The deportees,who are all males, were brought back in a chartered aircraft. DSP Joseph Alabi, the Spokesman of the ...

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Gunmen kill bank customer in front of Imo Govt House

Tragedy struck on Thursday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, South East Nigeria as gunmen suspected to be armed robbers shot dead a bank customer a few meters away from the Government House. Witnesses said the deceased, was shot dead by the armed men when he allegedly refused to hand over the money he withdrew from the bank a few ...

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Buhari ‘ll return to his London doctors – Presidency

Plans for President Muhammadu Buhari to return to London for continued medical check up are still in place, The Presidency said on Thursday. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with journalists. Shehu said it was not true that Buhari had decided to bring his doctors to Nigeria instead ...

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