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Osinbajo orders search, rescue of abducted oil workers, lecturer in Borno

Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned Tuesday’s attack and abduction of oil exploration workers and members of the civilian JTF in the Lake Chad Basin Frontier Exploration. The spokesman for Osinbajo, Mr Laolu Akande in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, the acting President commiserated with bereaved families and victims of the attack and ordered immediate search and ...

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NAF deploys more troops to combat insurgents

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it is introducing additional measures aimed at increasing its operational capability in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the North-East.

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Relief as kidnapped children unite with parentss

Relief came for parents of the six kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, as they unite with them, after more than two months of anxiety. The reunion came exactly 65 days after the students were captured from their school by armed abductors, 20 of whom were killed in a gun duel with the police on Friday, ...

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Lagos lawmaker congratulates parents of freed Igbonla students

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Segun Olulade, has congratulated parents of the six abducted pupils of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe on the release of their children by their abductors. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the pupils, who were kidnapped 64 days ago in their school premises, regained their freedom on Friday. The abducted students were released in ...

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Mob kills policeman over death of woman, 2 children

It was a bad day for a policeman in Onitsha South East Nigeria as a mob on Thursday attacked and killed him over the death of a woman and two children on Owerri Road, Onitsha, Anambra. Witnesses told newsreportersng.com said that the incident occurred at 3.30p.m. when the policeman attempted to forcefully  stop an articulated vehicle loaded with sand along ...

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest: Forbes

  (Reuters/NAN) Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world. He is said to be profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of 90.6 billion dollars, Forbes reported. Amazon shares jumped 1.6 per cent at the start of trading on Thursday, boosting the ...

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