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The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army said that its Field Training Exercise Codenamed Exercise EGWU EKE (Python Dance) II, currently going on the South-eastern part of the country will last till 14th October 2017.
Nasarawa State Government would soon provide security in more than 400 public schools to protect students, teachers and facilities from hoodlums, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Tijjani Ahmed, said.
Seven suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were on Monday arraigned in an Aba North Magistrates’ Court on a 12-count charge bordering on murder, arson and possession of dangerous weapons.
Suspected kidnappers have killed an expatriate, a policeman and one other person along the Lokoja-Ajaokuta road during a failed attempt to abduct the expatriate.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has raised the alarm over attempts by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Mr. Nnamdi Kanu to externalise its struggle through propagandist writings to the governments and national parliaments of some western nations.
Even though the Nigerian military, like the military all over the world, is used to christening its strike operations scary cognomens, finding out what informed its latest operations in the South East which it codenamed Operation Python Dance may open a vista into what the military thinks of us as a people.
Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says anyone who wants to foment trouble must be crushed.
Tijjani Ahmed, the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, has urged proprietors of private schools to beef up security in their schools in order to protect their students and teachers.
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Some northerners have expressed support for the ongoing military operation in the south-east. But they cautioned against reprisal attacks on Igbo living in their region.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have directed their members in federal hospitals to proceed on an indefinite strike.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in US for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.
Plateau State Government, in collaboration with Saving One Million Lives (SOML), an NGO, and UNICEF, on Wednesday in Jos, inaugurated a 40-man committee for State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP).
The leaders of Britain, France and Italy would push social media companies on Wednesday to remove “terrorist content” from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing.
Malaysian police have arrested seven suspects accused of intentionally starting a fire that killed 23 children and teachers at an Islamic school, an official said Saturday.
Tunisia has indefinitely postponed its first municipal elections since a 2011 uprising that toppled long-time dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the electoral commission said Monday.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Senate President Bukola Saraki to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.”
The Central Bank of Nigeria is planning to borrow N917.14bn worth of Treasury bills between September 14 and November 30, a CBN debt calendar for the fourth quarter has shown.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has once again called on the Federal Government to handle the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra with caution and allow leaders of the South East to apply political solutions as against the use of force, which has created tension in Abia State and the entire South East since the military embarked on its Operation Python Dance II.