Month: June 2020

Troops eliminate bandits, arrest kidnap kingpin in Taraba

The Nigerian Army has killed four suspected Tiv militias and injured others at Che Jukun village in Taraba State. A statement by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, on Tuesday said the suspects were killed during a gunfight with the troops. According to Enenche, the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke operating …

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Troops Kill Four Militias, Arrest Suspected Kidnap Kingpin

Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team have arrested members of a kidnap syndicate, who allegedly killed three of their victims after collecting N7.5m ransom from their family members. The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in Abuja on Monday while parading 26 suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearms …

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Regina Daniels welcomes baby boy with hubby Ned Nwoko

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has welcomed a baby boy with her husband, Ned Nwoko. The news of the arrival of the baby boy was shared on Instagram on Monday, June 29, 2020, by the movie star’s brother. “Officially an uncle you know? Congratulations my diamond. It’s a bouncing baby boy. Iyanu ti sele @regina.daniels @regina.daniels …

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No More Hike In Electricity Tariffs Until 2021, Says Lawan

The leadership of the National Assembly has convinced the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in the country to defer the hike in electricity tariffs scheduled to take effect from July 1, 2020. This is according to a statement on Monday by the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media, Ola Awoniyi. He revealed that the lawmakers …

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FG okays primary six, JSS 3, SSS3 resumption, ends interstate lockdown

The Federal Government has approved what it called “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown ordered to curtail further spread of COVID-19. However, only graduating pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other …

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Osinbajo Calls For Synergy To Tackle Human Trafficking, Insecurity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for synergy among security agencies to tackle the myriads of security challenges in the country. He made this call on Monday during the virtual presentation of the research report of the National Defence College Course 28 titled “Border Management & National Development in Nigeria: The ECOWAS Protocol Relating to …

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Top 25,000 As 395 More Patients Recover

The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria exceeded the 25,000 mark on Monday following the report of 566 infections. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new figures in a late-night tweet on Monday. Just like the previous day, the new cases were recorded across 19 states of the federation and the …

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