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Protesting Niger Delta youths demand removal JTF commander

Hundreds of youths from the Niger Delta region yesterday stormed Abuja to protest alleged wrong doings of Commander of the military task force, Operation Delta Safe, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman in the area.

Two soldiers wounded in gun battle with oil thieves in Rivers

Two soldiers belonging to the 29 Battalion troops in Port-Harcourt, were wounded in a gun battle with armed oil thieves in Rivers State, a spokesperson has said.

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AfDB approves Central Africa’s regional integration plan

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Ecobank raises $450 million from Eurobond

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DSS denies arresting, detaining INEC staff

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it had arrested and detained seven members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Ortom: How Pastor Adeboye made me Governor of Benue

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.
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Police arrest two over murder of journalist

Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry on Thursday, police said, as politicians in the divided British region united to condemn the attack.