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Federal government praised for facilitating Dapchi schoolgirls timely release

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria on Thursday commended the Federal Government for facilitating the timely release of students of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe.

16 Ukrainians arrested for illegal oil trade

Sixteen Ukrainians were in a ship been arrested by the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Bonny, Rivers State, for alleged illegal oil trade.

Nokia workers down tools in Nigeria over anti-labour practices

Workers in Nokia Solutions Networks Ltd. have commenced a three-day warning strike to protest anti-labour practices by the management of the company.

Kabul hotel reopens after deadly attack but guests stay away

The piano notes of Richard Clayderman's "Romeo and Juliet" accompanied Taliban gunmen as they rode gold mirrored elevators to the upper floors of a luxury Kabul hotel in search of guests to kill.

Governor Ortom: Is ECOWAS protocol cog to Nigeria’s progress?

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for the review of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) protocol, saying it has become a tool used by foreigners to undermine Nigeria’s security.

Retirees with low savings quit contributory pension scheme

Retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme who could not be entitled to monthly pensions have withdrawn their money from their respective Retirement Savings Accounts.

UK warns of Islamic State attacks on foreigners in South Africa

Britain has warned of a threat of attacks by Islamists on foreigners in South Africa after two British nationals were kidnapped in a small town there.

Plateau to generate N14m from pack, pay project

The Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB) says it is targeting to generate N14 million annually from its pack and pay project which began operation on Monday.

FCTA expresses disappointment over rejection of vaccination by some foreigners

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board on Tuesday expressed disappointment over rejection of immunisation by some foreigners in the territory.

Ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi condemns shootings targeting foreigners

Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi says Italians on Monday condemned the attacks in the central Italian town of Macerata.

Six injured in Italy drive-by shooting targeting foreigners

A shaven-headed far-right supporter wounded six foreigners Saturday in a brazen drive-by shooting in central Italy and was later arrested, police and local officials said.

Police arrest 84 foreigners at Abuja abattoir

The police in Karu, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have arrested 84 foreigners who reportedly sneaked into the country at the Karu abattoir.

Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul

An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years.

Nigerian Army joins hunt for kidnapped Americans, Canadians

The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.

We are aware foreigners claim to be Nigerians – NIMC

National Identity Management System (NIMS) has that said it knows that some foreigners from neighbouring African countries claim to be Nigerians in order to obtain Nigeria’s National Identity Card.

Senate gives police chief 14 days to arrest killer herdsmen

The Senate at an extended plenary on Tuesday debated the killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of Nigeria.

IGP Ibrahim Idris asks police personnel to observe constitutional roles of life protection

The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has enjoined officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force to rededicate themselves to their constitutional duty of protecting lives and property of Nigerians and foreigners resident in the country.

Federal govt to airlift Nigerians stranded in Libya

The Federal Government has said it was exploring the possibility of sending an aircraft to bring back Nigerians who were stranded in Libya, some of whom were said to be victims of trafficking.


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Witness: Foreign sponsors gave N1.5 million to Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defendant for widows of IPOB...

The Federal Government, on Thursday, opened its case against four pro-Biafra agitators -Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- who hitherto faced trial alongside the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

Federal government to inaugurate economic diplomacy initiative

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How my five colleagues died in Boko Haram custody – Dapchi schoolgirl

One of the freed Dapchi schoolgirls, Khadija Grema, has said five of her colleagues died of heart attack caused by stress while in custody of Boko Haram.

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Oil prices rose on Wednesday, supported by tensions in the Middle East and healthy global demand, although rising United States output continued to weigh on markets.