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Election: APC presidential committee warns members against anti-party activities

Deputy Director, North Central, APC Presidential Support Committee, Alh. Sani Mudi, has warned APC supporters in the North Central against anti-party activities during the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.

PDP: APC plotting to use army, police to scuttle elections in Rivers

Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council in Rivers State on Tuesday raised alarm over what it described as alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in connivance with the security agencies, especially the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, the Police Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, to scuttle elections in state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
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Election postponement: SERAP calls for electoral reforms

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to push for reforms of Nigeria’s electoral system.
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New Army spokesman Sagir Musa assumes duty

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, assumed duty on Thursday at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Official: Troops kill 11 insurgents, recover ammunition in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed 11 Boko Haram members in a fresh attack coordinated by the insurgents at Madagali town, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Lagos NDE trains women, disburses N10,000 MEES loan

National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Lagos State, has flagged off the training of women and girls in cosmetology, while also disbursing N10,000 interest-free loan to about 300 beneficiaries under its Micro Enterprise Enhancement Scheme, MEES.
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Troops foil another deadly attack in Madagali

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops successfully repelled attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents at Madagali town in Adamawa.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers, gets new spokesman, DDI

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.
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Election: Nigerian Army remains apolitical, neutral – spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it attached soldiers to politicians with the explanation that the army would “remain apolitical, neutral and totally insulated from any form of politics”.

Nigerian Army: No soldier attached to any politician in South-east

The Nigerian Army says no soldier or group of soldiers is attached to any politician or political party in any state in the South-east.
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Boko Haram attacks Adamawa villages, kills three

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Shuwa and Karchinga villages in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing three persons, burning shops and two clinics.

Cattle rustling: Army uncovers plot by insurgents to win public sympathy

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had uncovered plot by Boko Haram insurgents to win public sympathy through the unconditional release of rustled cattle to the owners.

EU, INEC, traders urge voters to collect PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its call on Nigerians to pick up their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) before the closing date.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills four Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it killed at least four Boko Haram insurgents and recovered weapons in a clearance operation on the sect’s suspected hideout along Makinta Meleri in Konduga Local Government Area, Borno state.
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Ogoni clean-up: Federal government to award contracts to more companies

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Abuja, has said that the Federal Government will further award contracts to interested companies to clean up the entire Ogoni community.

Troops kill eight Boko Haram insurgents in fresh Baga attack

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.

Operation Python Dance: Troops prevent inter-communal clash in Abia communities

Troops of Operation Egwu Eke III, also known as Operation Python Dance 3, have prevented inter-communal clash between two communities in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia.

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Gambia’s ex-number two admits responsibility in opposition killings

The right-hand man of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh on Monday admitted being "partially responsible" for the arrest, torture and execution of suspected political opponents during the leader's 22-year reign.
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Fred: I will play better after difficult first season with Man Utd

Manchester United midfielder Fred admits that he endured a “difficult” debut campaign at Old Trafford but has vowed to “play better” as he starts to feel more settled in England.

Reports: Nine Taliban fighters poisoned by unknown individuals in Eastern Afghanistan

At least nine Taliban militants were poisoned by unknown individuals in Afghan’s eastern Ghazni province, according to local media reports.
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Philippines’ Duterte cuts short Japan trip due to unbearable back pain

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday cut short his three-day visit to Japan due to unbearable pain in his spinal column near the pelvic bone, his spokesman said.
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BBNaija: Why Tacha was disqualified – Ebuka

Big Brother, BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, has opened up on Tacha’s disqualification from the ‘pepper dem’ reality show.