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Nigerian troops arrest barge laden with 456,600 litres of illegal commodity

Troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Operation Crocodile Smile II, have arrested a barge laden with 456,600 litres of suspected illegally refined Automated Gas Oil (AGO).

Suspected robbers kill university student in Ebonyi

A final-year student of Business Education in Ebonyi State University(EBSU), Abakaliki, Chinedu Linus, has been shot dead by robbers at his hostel in Abakaliki, the state capital.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Pensioners: Muhammadu Buhari unparalleled in contributory pension scheme

Retirees, under the auspices of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Contributory Pension Scheme Sector (NUPCPS), have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, applauding his administration as the best they have seen in 14 years of the pension scheme.

VP Debate: I’m delighted with Peter Obi – Ayodele Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vice Presidential candidate, Peter Obi for an outstanding performance during the Vice presidential debate held on Friday night in Abuja.
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Eleven die after eating ‘toxic’ rice

Eleven people have died after eating rice that had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance at a Hindu temple ceremony, a health official said Saturday.

COP24: Prepare Africa for ravages of climate change – UN

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on international community to evolve measures to prepare the African continent for the ravages of climate change.
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2019 elections: APC, PDP disagree over readiness

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over the readiness of both parties for the 2019 general elections.