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Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Nigerian troops kill scores of bandits fighters in Zamfara

The statement read: “The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has dealt another blow on armed bandits in Zamfara State with the disruption of a camp in the Kagara Forest as well as the neutralization of some of their fighters. The mission was conducted on July 20 2020 pursuant to Human Intelligence reports indicating the heavy presence of the armed bandits, along with a large number of rustled livestock, in a portion of the forest. This was later confirmed by a series of aerial surveillance missions.”
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WHO expresses concern over impact of coronavirus on indigenous people

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is deeply concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous people in the Americas, the current epicentre of COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE disburses N3 million to 300 women in Oyo state

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N3 million to 300 women in Oyo State as loans to boost their businesses.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered building contractors handling various projects in the state to return back to their construction sites immediately.

Niger to distribute palliatives to 47,611 vulnerable households

Niger State Government says it has identified 47,611 vulnerable households that will benefit from food items donated to the state by the Coalition of Private Sector Against COVID-19 (CACOVID).
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12 Senior EFCC officials receive suspension letters

Twelve senior officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were suspended indefinitely on Monday.

Coalition urges Kaduna to increase investment in nutrition

The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has called on the Kaduna State Government to increase investment in nutrition, describing it as “key” to sustainable development.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Troops kill eight Boko Haram commanders in Sambisa

The killed terrorists were identified as Tumbun Dabino – Ba Issoufo, Tumbun Bororo – Amir Batam, Tumbun Jaki – Almustapha, TumbunBagaruwa – Modou Kollo, Dogon Tchoukou – Issah, Tumbun Rakke – Mustapha Woulama, Tumbun Dila – Boukar Kowa and Tumbun Mita – Abou Aisha.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Troops neutralise top Boko Haram/ISWAP commander, several others

The Defence Headquaters, DHQ, on Sunday said that in the renewed Operations to end insurgents activities in the country, the Troops have again killed top Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province – BH/ISWAP, members in the North East region of the country.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Troops kill kidnap kingpin, rescue 32 hostages in Benue

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have killed a notorious kidnap kingpin, Zwa Ikyegh, at Tomayin village in Logo LGA of Benue State.
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Governor Obiano rewards nine outstanding corps members in Anambra

While making the presentations of the gifts on behalf of the Governor, at the NYSC Secretariat Awka, the State Coordinator NYSC Anambra state, Mr Kehinde Aremu-Cole, charged the Corps members to continue to live above board and continue to demonstrate the same level of patriotism and diligence in service in their future endeavours.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Six NYSC members to repeat service year in Kano

The Kano State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Mrs Aisha Mohammad, says six corps members would repeat the service year, while sixteen others have their service year extended for committing various offences.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Military arrests seven sea pirates, impounds smuggled rice, destroys oil thieves camp

Defence Headquarters says the military has arrested seven suspected sea pirates, impounded bags of smuggled rice and destroyed oil thieves’ camp in the Niger-Delta region in the last one week.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: 602 repentant ex-terrorists swear oath of allegiance to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 602 repentant ex-terrorists have sworn to an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria after completing a deradicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme undertaken by the government’s ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ initiative in Gombe State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

400 corps members pass out in Borno in low-key ceremony

Nura Umar, the NYSC State Coordinator, who made the disclosure while addressing the corps members during the passing-out ceremony in Maiduguri, said the corps members would receive their discharge certificates simultaneously.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive airstrike on July 15.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive air strikes on July 15.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Troops kill six bandits, foil attempt to rustle livestock in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Exercise Sahel Sanity have killed six bandits and foiled their attempts to rustle livestock in Katsina and Zamfara States between July 13 and July 14.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ investigates purported viral video of naval rating alleging torture

Following the viral video posted by a Nigerian Navy Rating, a Seaman alleging that his Boss, who is the Chief of Policy and Plans at Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed, had tortured and treated him like a slave, the Defence headquarters has begun an investigation into the accusation.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

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Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

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