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NAF prepares men against secessionist groups

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has urged its personnel and soldiers to be combat ready and get fit for deployment to quell insurgency and emerging security threats in the country. The Commander, NAF Enugu, Air Commodore Paul Masiyer, gave the advice after a quarterly route march of NAF’s officers and soldiers in Enugu on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Akinreti Qasim emerges new Lagos NUJ Chairman

The elections to usher in new executives into the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ)Lagos State Council ended on Friday with Qasim Akinreti emerging the new chairman of the NUJ in Lagos. Dr Akinreti of Voice of Nigeria (VON) garnered 288 votes to defeat his opponent for the position of Chairman, Mr Adeleye Ajayi of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who ...

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2019: I can defeat Buhari-Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, says his presidential ambition for 2019, though against his political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s zoning policy, was in line with democratic tenets. He said that the party’s democratic disposition on issues of aspirations had allowed some members to defy the zoning policy in the past. Fayose, who is also the Chairman of PDP ...

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Cameroon denies forcibly returning Nigerian refugees

Cameroon has denied allegations by an international human rights watchdog that it forcibly returned about 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international law, AFP news agency reports.

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Three killed in Boko Haram raid in Borno, NE Nigeria

Islamist militants Boko Haram have killed three people and set fire to many homes in a raid that targeted rural communities in northeast Nigeria, a local official told AFP news agency.

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The extraordinary life of Hugh Hefner

He was eulogized by his only son as a media and cultural pioneer as his death at the age of 91 was announced late on Wednesday.

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